David A Gelb
Dr. David A. Gelb has received global recognition for his pioneering publications and worldwide presentations on immediate implant surgery, immediate loading and bone regeneration around implants. He received the DDS degree in 1973, a certificate in periodontics from Columbia University in 1975, a certificate in implant surgery from the University of Toronto in 1986 and a certificate in implant prosthetics, OSI in 1989. He served as a faculty member at the University of Connecticut, United States Navy in Bethesda, Columbia University and at Hartford Hospital. Dr. Gelb is a diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology and of the American Academy Osseointegration. He is also a fellow of the American and International College of Dentists, and of the Pierre Fouchard Academy. In addition to being a pioneer in immediate implant surgery, he is the developer of the Gelb Depth Gauge and Implant Tracker. His private practice in West Hartford, Connecticut, focuses on esthetics in implant dentistry, immediate implant surgery and immediate loading.