Meet the Doctor - VOORHEES, NJ
Dr. Alan Meltzer D.M.D., M.Sc.D
Meet Dr. Alan Meltzer
Clinical Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Division of Post Graduate Periodontics
Specialty License #2289
Dr. Meltzer received his dental degree (D.M.D.) from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where he graduated with honors. He completed his certification training in Periodontics & Oral Medicine and received his Master of Science in Dentistry (M.Sc.D.) at the Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry. He pursued training in the Advanced Management of Disorders of the Temporomandibular Joint at Georgetown University School of Dental Medicine in Washington DC and his surgical and prosthetic implant training at the Branemark Clinic in Goteborg, Sweden.
Dr. Meltzer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration, where he serves on its Research and Education Committees. Dr. Meltzer has also served as chairman of the Department of Graduate Periodontics at Temple University. He is past president of the Delaware Valley Academy of Osseointegration.
While Dr. Meltzer’s training and dual board certifications attest to his knowledge and training, his reputation is based upon his outstanding clinical skill and patient care. He has been featured in New Jersey Magazine as a Top Doc and Dentistry Today magazine as one of the Top 100 international leaders in dentistry.
Leadership Roles and fellowships
Dr. Meltzer has been a worldwide lecturer on periodontology and dental implant procedures on six continents, at numerous dental and medical institutions across the country and around the world; a partial list is provided below:
Dr. Meltzer has also received international acclaim through his numerous publications and by presenting his innovative techniques and knowledge before various professional academies including:
- American Academy of Periodontology
- Academy of Osseointegration
- International College of Oral Implantology
- European Academy of Osseointegration
- Australasian Society of Dental Surgeons
- Italian Society of Periodontists
- Korean Society of Periodontists
- French Society of Periodontists
- German Society of Periodontists
- American Academy of Periodontology
- Commonwealth of Pennsylvania #DS-018710-L (1971-Present)
- Commonwealth of Massachusetts #119821972 (Inactive Status)
- State of New Jersey #D109236 (1971-Present)
- State of New Jersey Specialty License #2289 (1977-Present)
- State of New Jersey CDA Narcotics #DO61804-01)
- United States DEA Narcotics #BM2601133, NE Regional Board (1971)
Advanced Surgical Training in the IMZ Implant System
Advanced Surgical Certification in the Brånemark Implant System
San Antonio, Texas
U.S. Certification in the Brånemark Implant System
Surgical and Prosthetic Training in the Brånemark Implant System
March 1984; April 1988
Certification in the Advanced Management of Disorders of the Temporomandibular Joint
Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration
Certification in Periodontics and Oral Medicine, M.Sc.D.
National Institute of Health Fellowship for Bone Grafting Research
Doctor of Medical Dentistry (with honors)
May 1971 (completed four-year curriculum in three years)
New York, New York
University Teaching affiliations
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Postgraduate Continuing Education
for the Postgraduate Periodontal Program Clinical Professor
2016 – Current
- Secretary 1991-1995,
- Vice President 1996, President 1997
- Education Committee 1998-present
- Research Committee 1998-present
- International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants Award Committee 2001-2004
University of Naples
University of Milan
University of Washington
University of Miami
Medford, New Jersey
TMJ Diagnosis and the Clinical Management of Craniofacial Pain
Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry
The Effect of a Variety of Interproximal Cleaning Devices on the Removal of Supragingival Plaque.
The Use of Bone Grafts for the Treatment of Advanced Periodontal Disease.
The Microvascular Healing of Autogenous Free Gingival Grafts as Compared to Split Thickness Pedicle Grafts.
Editorial Board (Implantology) of Dear Doctor, Dentistry and Oral Health Patient Education Magazine written by Dental Professionals
Editorial Advisory Board of 3i’s new clinical journal, Journal of Implant and Reconstructive Dentistry™ (JIRD)
Voorhees, New Jersey
Stratford, New Jersey
Willingboro, New Jersey
Westmont, New Jersey
Implant Innovations Inc.
West Palm Beach, Florida
W L Gore & Associates
Immediate Implant Placement and Restoration” Dental Learning. September 2013 Volume 21, Issue 5
JIRD( Journal of Implant and Reconstructive Dentistry); 2012; Volume 32 Number 5
The Effects on Immediate Placement and Restoration of Dental Implants. JIRD (Journal of Implant and Reconstructive Dentistry); 2009; 1(1):35-41.
Factors Which Can Influence Implant Success. Dear Doctor – Dentistry & Oral Health; Spring 2007; 1(1):42.
A Case Presentation. Implants, International Magazine of Oral Implantology; April 2006; 7:20-22.
Initial Observations and Case Report. Practical Procedures & Aesthetic Dentistry; November/December 2005; 17(10):735-740.
Predictable Results Through DIEM™ Guidelines.T, Meltzer A, Porter S. A New Implant Design for Crestal Bone Preservation: Practical Procedures & Aesthetic Dentistry; May 2004; 16:1-15.
A Multicentre Prospective Study. Clin Oral Impl Res 2004; 15:278-284.
Implantology 2003; 5-12.
Compendium; August 2002; 23:695-706.
Published by 3i Implant Innovations, Inc.; December 1999 for 2000.
An Alternative to Nerve Transposition. Int J Periodont Rest Dent 1997; 17:273-281.
Stabilization and the Avoidance of Micromovement. Dent Implantol Update 1995; 6:45-48.
Microscrews, Microplates, and Reinforcement. Dent Implant Update 1995; 6:53-56.
A Critical Evaluation Based Upon Current Scientific Evidence: Part II. J Dent Soc of So New Jersey 1983; 54:419-422.
A Critical Evaluation Based Upon Current Scientific Evidence. J Dent Soc of So New Jersey 1983; 52:380-385.