Dr. Robert A. Horowitz graduated from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery in 1982. After completing one year in general practice, he finished a 2-year training program in Periodontics at New York University and the Manhattan VA Hospital. In 1996, Dr. Horowitz completed a 2-year fellowship program in Implant Surgery at New York University concentrating in bone grafting procedures.
As Clinical Assistant Professor in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University since 1996, he teaches and conducts research in bone grafting and other topics related to periodontics and implant dentistry, and conducts research in the areas of Biomaterials and Biomimetics, Oral Diagnosis/Oral Pathology/Oral Medicine.
Dr. Horowitz has published over 60 papers and a book chapter, has lectured and taught hands-on courses both nationally and internationally, and has performed research in periodontal regeneration, perio-plastic surgery, bone grafting, extraction socket augmentation, growth factors/enhancers and the placement of dental implants in areas of limited available bone.
Peri-implantitis is a destructive plaque-induced condition in the alveolarprocess. There are factors that may make progressive attachment loss around dental implants worse. The most common are excess cement subgingivally and ...Read More