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Jon B. Suzuki, DDS, PhD

Professor, Periodontology
Associate Dean, Graduate Studies
Director, Graduate Periodontology Specialty Program
Professor, Microbiology and Immunology

Jon Suzuki
Contact Information

Contact Information

About Me

Research Interests

  • Immunology
  • Periodontal diagnosis and classification
  • Regeneration
  • Periodontal diagnosis
Education, Training & Credentials

Educational Background

  • MBA, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Business, 2000
  • Fellowship and Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantologists Professor of Periodontics and Microbiology, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, 1986-1990, Dean, 1989-1999
  • Fellowship, International College of Dentists, 1989
  • Fellowship, American College of Dentists, 1988
  • Postgraduate National Institutes of Health (NIH) Research Fellowship, Immunology, University of Washington Schools of Dentistry and Medicine, 1978-1980
  • DDS, Loyola University of Chicago School of Dentistry, 1978
  • PhD, Microbiology, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1971
  • BA, Biology and Chemistry, Illinois Wesleyan University, 1968


  • Advanced Dental Implant Training Certificate (Surgical), Misch International Implant Institute, 1997
  • Postgraduate Certificate in Periodontics, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, 1982


  • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology, 1987
  • National Dental Advisory Research Council, National Institutes of Health (NIH), 1994-1997
  • Chairman, United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Dental Products Panel, 2004-2006, 2014-2018

Honors & Awards

  • Specialist status in Public Health and Medical Microbiology, American College of Microbiology, 1972