Dr. Oded Bahat graduated from the University of the Witwatersrand School of Medicine and Dentistry in South Africa in 1977. He received his specialty degree in Periodontology and his M.S.D from the University of Washington in 1981. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology since 1986. He was the chairman and director of the Post Doctorate Periodontics at the University Of Southern California School Of Dentistry in Los Angeles, California from 1983-87. Dr. Bahat lectures extensively nationally and internationally on many surgical topics primarily related to surgical reconstruction of bone, soft tissue and implant reconstruction. He has published over 50 scientific articles and has edited multiple chapters in various textbooks. He is on the review board of the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants. Dr. Bahat's practice in Beverly Hills, California, focuses on periodontics, surgical implant placement, esthetic plastic and reconstructive procedures. He also performs operations several times a year in Europe.