The WVU School of Dentistry Department of Periodontics trains dentists to become specialists in treating gum disease and in the use of dental implants.

The program implements clinical research projects to develop innovative technologies for the treatment of periodontal diseases and dental implant related conditions.

The Department of Periodontics launched its Certificate and Master of Science combined program in July 2017.

Department of Periodontics
Room 1070 HSC North
P.O. Box 9490
Morgantown, West Virginia 26506
(304) 293-5642

Gian Pietro Schincaglia, DDS, PhD, Chairman
P.O. Box 9490
HSC North
(304) 293-5642


Arif Salman Abdul Shakore, Assistant Professor

Basel Danan, Assistant Professor