Dr Douglas Dederich
Job Title: Doctor
Specialisations: Cosmetic Dentistry, Cosmetic Laser Procedures, Dental Examinations, Implantology, Laser Dentistry, Oral Surgery
BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Iowa DDS from the University of Iowa MSc in Electrical (Biomedical) Engineering from the University of Alberta PhD in Electrical (Biomedical) Engineering from the University of Alberta Specialty Certificate in Periodontics from the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Dederich was a member of the Council on Scientific Affairs of the American Dental association and was elected Vice-Chair of this council in 2006. He also served as the chair of the American Dental Association’s Standards Committee Working Group 6.58 on dental lasers. This group produced a technical report to the profession outlining standards of evidence for dental laser applications.Dr. Dederich has been practicing as a specialist in periodontics since 1992. He ran a full-time private periodontal practice in Cedar Rapids, Iowa for over 6 years before assuming the position of Department Head of Periodontics at the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans, Louisiana from 1998 to 2005. He has also served as both Associate and acting Chair of the Department of Dentistry at the University of Alberta.