FREE CE Course for PDA Members


Sponsored by the Scranton District Dental Society

Earn 3 CE credits and enjoy a delightful dinner


Wednesday, April 26, 2023
AV Restaurant, 320 Penn Ave, Scranton, PA
CE Course 1 – 4 PM
Cocktails/Dinner 4 PM  (cash bar)


Contemporary Approach for the Classic Dilemma of Periodontal and Restorative Interactions


Rodrigo Neiva, DDS, MS

Dr. Rodrigo Neiva currently heads the Department of Periodontics at Penn Dental Medicine as Chairman and Clinical Professor of Periodontics. Dr. Neiva earned a Certificate and a Master’s Degree in Periodontics from the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry. In 2004, Dr. Neiva was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine at the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry before advancing to Clinical Associate Professor in 2009. He joined the faculty at the University of Florida, College of Dentistry, in 2010, serving as Clinical Associate Professor and Graduate Program Director in the Department of Periodontology. In 2017, he was awarded full Clinical Professorship, a position he held until his official transition to Penn Dental Medicine as Chairman of Periodontics in September 2019. Consistently recognized for his commitment to excellence in academic dentistry, Dr. Neiva has received numerous teaching awards throughout his career, including the Distinguished Faculty Award (2004), Best Clinical Faculty Award (2005), Outstanding Clinical Instructor Award (2007, 2008 & 2010), and the American Academy of Periodontology Educator Award (2006 & 2016). He is a Fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the American College of Dentists, as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and the International Congress of Oral Implantology. Dr. Neiva currently serves as Board Examiner for the American Board of Periodontology and was, most notably, elected the youngest Board Director ever in the history of the organization.

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