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.



Periodontal Practices for the Prudent Practitioner

Synopsis:  This series of lectures will review practical concepts and treatments for use in everyday practice when it comes to managing your patients with periodontal disease. Topics include: The new periodontal disease classification system; Current concepts in the diagnosis and management of Peri-implantitis; Current concepts in the pharmacological management of periodontal disease.


Learning Objectives:

- Understanding the concept of stage and grade and its utility in everyday practice

- Recognize the appropriate medications for assisting with the management of periodontal disease

- Ability to identify and manage peri-implant mucocitis and peri-implantitis conditions in patients

Dr. Michael Goldberg