Dr.  Michael Goldberg is currently an Associate Professor in the     

Discipline of Periodontics at the University of Toronto's Faculty of

Dentistry where he is the director of the Severe and Refractory

Periodontal Disease Treatment Unit and the newly-formed Implant

Monitoring Clinic.


He is engaged in an overall review of the influence of systemic,

genetic and environmental factors on the development and treatment

of periodontal disease. In addition, he is the head of the division of

Periodontology as well as an associate in the Wasser Pain

Management Centre at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto.  Dr.

Goldberg is also a partner in private specialty practice, limited to

periodontics and implant surgery at Cumberland Periodontics in

downtown Toronto.


Dr. Goldberg received his dental degree in 1991 from the University of Toronto after completing a Masters of Science in Pharmacology at the University of Toronto.  Following a one year general practice residency at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto, he entered the Department of Periodontics at the University of Toronto, graduating in 1994.



Perio Pot Pourri!

Synopsis: Four mini-courses on periodontics each covering a different subject.  These will be: Periodontal Medicine; Pharmacological Management of Periodontal Disease; Peri-implant Disease: Identification and Management; and Diagnosis and Management of Chronic Orofacial Pain.


Learning Objectives:

- Differentiate where periodontal management may or may not have a positive influence on

   the systemic health and oral health of their patients

- Gain ability to prescribe the appropriate medication in order to assist with the management

   of periodontal disease

- Understand how to identify and manage mucocitis and peri-implantitis conditions

- Understand the issues and complications surrounding the management of

   temporomandibular disorders and other orofacial pain conditions


Dr. Michael Goldberg