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Peter Moy


Prof. Dr. Moy received his dental degree from the University of Pittsburgh, a certificate in General Practice Residency from Queen’s Medical Center in Honolulu, Hawaii and a certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from UCLA Hospital & Clinics. He limits his practice to Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, focusing on surgical aspects of Implant Dentistry and reconstruction of the severely atrophic alveolar ridge. A Clinical Professor in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at UCLA and the first recipient of the Nobel Biocare Endowed Chair in Surgical Implant Dentistry in UCLA’s School of Dentistry. He is a Fellow of Pierre Fauchard Academy and Surgical Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration, where he served as President in 2010-2011. Dr. Moy is one of three founding board members and Past Chair of OsteoScience Foundation and continues to serve on its Board of Directors. He is a reviewing editor for Clinical Implant Dentistry and Related Research and serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. He has written over fifty articles and book chapters on surgical augmentation procedures, management of medically compromised implant patients, use of rhBMP-2 for maxillary sinuses and immediate loading of dental implants. Dr. Moy has published five textbooks, the most recent a two-volume textbook on Fundamentals of Implant Dentistry: Prosthodontic and Surgical Perspectives through Quintessence Publishing Co. He has lectured extensively nationally and internationally while maintaining a private practice in West Coast Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Dental Implant Center in Los Angeles, California.