Dr. Laureen Langer received a DDS degree in 1982, and a Certificate in Periodontics in 1984 from Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, and a fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration. Dr. Langer has lectured both nationally and internationally in over 20 countries. She has published in numerous dental journals and in six textbooks on the subject of periodontal surgery, gingival recession and implants. She was President of the Osseointegration Foundation in 2001-2002, and President of the Northeastern Society of Periodontics in 2002. In 2006, she received the Hirschfeld Award for Clinical Excellence from the Northeastern Society of Periodontists. Dr. Langer is in private practice in New York City.