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PERIODONTIST

Dr. Richard Nejat, DDS

Diplomat, American Board of Periodontology

Dr. Richard Nejat is a Board Certified Periodontist whose practice is at the forefront of computer-guided implant dentistry and minimally invasive dental surgery.

Dr. Nejat attended college at Drew University and continued his education at New York University where he attained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Dr. Nejat was elected to membership in the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon, The National Dental Honor Society recognizing academic and clinical excellence in dentistry.

Dr. Nejat completed a three-year residency in Periodontics and Dental Implants, earning his certificate in Periodontics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook University. Dr. Nejat is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Implant Dentistry & Periodontics and Full-Mouth Rehabilitation CE Course at New York University. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Implant Dentistry & Periodontics at Stony Brook University. In addition to his professorship at New York University and Stony Brook University, Dr. Nejat Maintains private practices in Manhattan and Nutley, New Jersey.

Dr. Nejat is active in professional continuing education. He is a course instructor in carious continuing educationals seminars, the American Academy of Periodontology’s 93rd annual meeting, and dental societies. As a top New York City Periodontist, Dr. Nejat was appointed by the Academy of the Osseointegration, as a section participant of the State of Science on Implant Dentistry Consensus Conference. The findings of this meeting will be used by dentists and dental specialists internationally to guide them on the current methods and research within the field of implant dentistry. He was also a section participant at the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants conference

Dr. Richard Nejat is a Board Certified Periodontist whose practice is at the forefront of computer-guided implant dentistry and minimally invasive dental surgery.

Dr. Nejat attended college at Drew University and continued his education at New York University where he attained his Doctorate of Dental Surgery. Dr. Nejat was elected to membership in the prestigious Omicron Kappa Upsilon, The National Dental Honor Society recognizing academic and clinical excellence in dentistry.

Dr. Nejat completed a three-year residency in Periodontics and Dental Implants, earning his certificate in Periodontics from the State University of New York at Stony Brook University. Dr. Nejat is currently a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Implant Dentistry & Periodontics and Full-Mouth Rehabilitation CE Course at New York University. He is also a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Implant Dentistry & Periodontics at Stony Brook University. In addition to his professorship at New York University and Stony Brook University, Dr. Nejat Maintains private practices in Manhattan and Nutley, New Jersey.

Dr. Nejat is active in professional continuing education. He is a course instructor in carious continuing educationals seminars, the American Academy of Periodontology’s 93rd annual meeting, and dental societies. As a top New York City Periodontist, Dr. Nejat was appointed by the Academy of the Osseointegration, as a section participant of the State of Science on Implant Dentistry Consensus Conference. The findings of this meeting will be used by dentists and dental specialists internationally to guide them on the current methods and research within the field of implant dentistry. He was also a section participant at the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants conference.

Through an educational grant from Colgate, Dr. Nejat has published several continuing education articles. Among them: Delayed Dental Implant Procedure Using Deproteinized Bovine Material, Controlling the Intraoral Environment Before and After Surgery, and Implants or Endodontics:
Alternative Treatments.

His peer-reviewed publication Periodontal Inflammation: The Oral Body Connection was designed to help dentists, physicians, dental hygienists, and dental assistants understand the relationship between periodontal disease and its systemic influence. Dr. Nejat was a Research Investigator on two major projects: (1) A Pivotal, Randomized, Parallel Evaluation of Recombinant Bone Morphogenic Protein-2/ ACS and Standard Bone Grafting Materials for Maxillary Sinus Floor Augmentation, and (2) a Multi-center Phase 3 Trial of Minocycline Periodontal Therapeutic System (Minocycline PTS): Adjunctive Use in Patients with Adult Periodontitis. Both of these medical devices have received FDA Approval. Dr. Nejat is involved in numerous clinical research projects on topics including flapless dental implant surgery, minimally invasive periodontal plastic surgeries, and computer-guided dental implant surgery with immediate function.

His peer-reviewed publication Periodontal Inflammation: The Oral Body Connection was designed to help dentists, physicians, dental hygienists, and dental assistants understand the relationship between periodontal disease and its systemic influence. Dr. Nejat was a Research Investigator on two major projects: (1) A Pivotal, Randomized, Parallel Evaluation of Recombinant Bone Morphogenic Protein-2/ ACS and Standard Bone Grafting Materials for Maxillary Sinus Floor Augmentation, and (2) a Multi-center Phase 3 Trial of Minocycline Periodontal Therapeutic System (Minocycline PTS): Adjunctive Use in Patients with Adult Periodontitis. Both of these medical devices have received FDA Approval. Dr. Nejat is involved in numerous clinical research projects on topics including flapless dental implant surgery, minimally invasive periodontal plastic surgeries, and computer-guided dental implant surgery with immediate function.

Dr. Nejat volunteers for the American Association of Women Dentists’ program for battered women, “Smiles for Success”, which helps build selfconfidence in these individuals as they begin anew. He also volunteers for the Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s Give Back a Smile Program, which helps needy people get the proper care to get their smiles back using his Smile in a Day™ procedure. Dr. Nejat has been featured on UPN/Fox News with a live computer-guided dental implant surgery demonstrating NobelGuide™ and Teeth-in-an-Hour™.

Dr. Nejat was granted a patent for a flossing alternative brush he developed that will revolutionize dental care, helping his patients maintain their oral health and keep their dental prostheses for longer than ever before.

In his leisure time, Dr. Nejat enjoys photography, mountain biking, and spending quality time with his wife Tiffany and their four sons James, Ashton, Miles, and Landon.