Howard Gluckman, BDS, MChD

    Dr. Howard Gluckman

    He completed his dental training at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in 1990. After spending a number of years in a general practice he completed a 4-year full time degree in Oral Medicine and Periodontics at the University of Stellenbosch in Cape Town, which he completed with distinction (cum Laude) in 1998.

    He was intimately involved in the development of the postgraduate diploma in Implantology at both the University of Stellenbosch and later at the University of Western Cape. He is currently in full time private practice in Cape Town.

    Dr Gluckman was the author of a monthly Implantology Corner for the South African Dental Journal and is the immediate past president of the South African Society for Dental Implantology and on the board of the Southern African Association of Osseointegration (SAAO). He has served as the secretary of the South African Society of Periodontics.

    He has lectured extensively nationally and internationally and is a member of Dentsply/Friadent’s Master Speakers Program. He is on the experts panel of the international educational website Dental XP and is on the Dental XP scientific board. He was almost made Vice-President of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) South Africa. He is the director of the Implant and Aesthetic Academy (IAA), which is a private post graduate training facility in South Africa which provides education in implantology and aesthetic dentistry. The Academy is accredited by The University of Frankfurt. He has been involved in implantology training for 18 years.

    His special interests are immediate placement/immediate load as well as soft tissue aesthetics and periodontal plastic surgery, autogenous bone augmentation, especially bone harvested from the palate, and three-dimensional bone augmentation.


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    CE Credits Hours: Total 7 Hours (3 hrs Lecture – 4 hrs Participation) Course Description (one-day hands-on course) Abstract Reconstruction of the oral supporting tissues lost by disease or trauma is essential to tooth replacement with dental implant therapy.  Learning...
    March 15, 2021
    CE Credits Hours: Total 7 Hours (3 hrs Lecture – 4 hrs Participation)  Course Description (one-day hands-on course): The loss of teeth will lead to resorption of the buccal plate with its resultant need for extensive augmentative procedures (both bone and soft...