Dr. Nkem Obiechina, D.D.S.


Dr. Nkem ObiechinaDr. Obiechina completed her training in periodontics and implant dentistry from Columbia University. She received her doctor of dental medicine degree from University of Pittsburgh in 1998. She is the recipient of the Melvin Morris award for clinical excellence from Columbia University as well as the Northeast Regional Board Student award for excellence in periodontics from University of Pittsburgh Dental School

Dr. Obiechina has extensive training in periodontal regeneration procedures, soft tissue grafting as well as partial and full mouth reconstruction utilizing dental implants, and all phases of periodontics. She is also skilled with grafting procedures utilizing ramus, chin grafts, and freeze dried cortical bone to prepare implant sites by increasing bone height, as well as sinus elevation utilizing osteotome and lateral window techniques.

She has been practicing all scopes of periodontics and implant dentistry for over nine years, and has active licenses in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut  and California. She has published a book released March 2009 entitled: Essential periodontal therapy: A patient’s guide to periodontal disease and periodontal treatment. She also published an article in September 2000 edition of Dentistry Today on treatment of drug-induced gingival overgrowth. She is also a co-author of a paper published in the European Journal of Oral Sciences October 2002 titled Periodontal microbiota and clinical periodontal status in a rural sample in southern Thailand. She has also given a presentation for the April 2001 ADA meeting in Washington D.C. on Periodontal and Prosthetic approach to dental implants. She remains active within the field of periodontics.

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