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CARY A. SHAPOFF D.D.S.

Private Practice of Periodontics-Dental Implants
Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
Past Director and Chairman, American Board of Periodontology
71 Beach Road, Fairfield, CT 06824
Office: (203)255-7771
Cell: (203) 521-7746 (preferred contact number)

Email: cas@shapoff.com

Dental School:  Case Western Reserve University, graduated 1972
Internship:  National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, MD  (1972-73)
Dental Officer, U.S. Navy, U.S.S. Coronado (LPD-11) (1973-75)
Residency: Graduate training in Periodontics, University of Maryland (1975-77)

Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology – 1981
Director, American Board of Periodontology, 2004-2010

Co-Chairman, American Board of Periodontology, 2009-2010
Committee Member, Leadership Development Qualifications Committee (LDQC), American Academy of Periodontology, 2010-2012
Committee Member, Patient Benefits and Advocacy Committee, American Academy of Periodontology, 2012-2015
Committee Member, Finance Committee, American Academy of Periodontology, 2013-2015
District 1 Trustee, American Academy of Periodontology (2015- currently)

Past President, Connecticut Society of Periodontists (1986-87)
Past President, Bridgeport Dental Association (1983-84)
Connecticut representative to the Northeast Society of Periodontists 1988-
Secretary, Northeastern Society of Periodontists (1989-90)
Vice-President NESP (1990-91), President-Elect (1991-1992)
President-Northeastern Society of Periodontists (1992-1993)
Member, International Academy of Periodontology
Member, International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Member, Academy of Osseointegration

Fellow, Pierre Fauchard Academy, 2001
Fellow, International College of Dentists, 2002
Dentist of the Year, Bridgeport Dental Association, 2007-2008

President and Founder, Craniofacial Diagnostic Imaging Center, 1995
Adjunct Associate Professor in Periodontics, Fones School of Dental Hygiene (80-87)
Chairman, Credential Committee, American Academy of Periodontology, 1995-96
Member, Awards Committee, American Academy of Periodontology, 1997
Consultant, Block Drug Company, Jersey City, N.J.
Consultant and Advisory Panel Chairman, Bio-Lok International Inc.
Consultant, USBiomaterials Corporation, Alachua, FL.
Consultant, Butler Sunstar Corporation
Consultant, Dentsply Professional Division ( Professional Circle of Clinicians)
Consultant and Lecturer, BioHorizons Dental Implant Company 2007-present
Courtesy Clinical Faculty in the Department of Periodontology at the University of Florida College of Dentistry (former)
Assistant Clinical Professor of Periodontology in the Department of Periodontology, at the University of Connecticut Health Center (former)

Finalist presenter: Orban Research Competition in Periodontics AAP Annual Meeting, 1977

Published, J. of Periodontology, 51: 625, 1980, "The effect of particle size on the osteogenic activity of composite grafts of allogenic freeze-dried bone and autogenous marrow."

Author and Publisher, "Implant Dentistry and Periodontal Forms for the Periodontist, 1993
Published, An Overview of Dental Radiography in Private Dental Practice", Dentist Guide, Canadian Dental Association, July 1996
Published, Clinical Use of a Bioactive Glass Particulate in the Treatment of Human Osseous Defects, Compendium, April 1997
Published, "Clinical Advantages of Tapered Root Form Dental Implants",
Compendium of Continuing Education and Dentistry, January 2002 , pages 42-58,
Published, A Retrospective Look at the Micro-Lok Implant System- A Case Series of 3000 Implants (currently being submitted for publication)
Published, Understanding the limitations of dental radiographs--implications for soft-tissue management programs. Compend Contin Educ Dent. 2004 May;25(5):338-40, 342, 344
Published, Clinical advantages of the tapered “Silhouette” dental implant- data on 1500 consecutively placed implants in a private practice” (currently being submitted for publication)
Published, “Use of bioactive glass in the sinus elevation procedure” (currently being submitted for publication)

Published, Radiographic Analysis of Crestal Bone Levels on Laser-Lok ® Collar Dental Implants, Int. J. Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, vol. 30, no. 2, April, 2010 pgs. 129-138.

Published, Crestal Bone Loss and the Consequences of Retained Excess Cement Around Dental Implants; Compendium of Dental Education, vol. 33 (2), February 2012
Published, “Clinical Use of Laser-Microtextured Abutments”, Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 2016; 36:655-662

Published: Article written for Implant Practice US featuring BioHorizons implants    “Treating compromised sites with narrow implants”

Published: Article written for Implant Practice US featuring BioHorizons Implant, allograft bone and prosthetic components. “Tackling a challenging clinical situation”

Columnist for Connecticut Dental Hygiene Journal (quarterly publication) on
various periodontal topics, 1994-

Lecturer in Periodontics- Dental meetings in Connecticut, New York, Mexico, Martinique, F.W.I.

Clinical Investigator, HTR Bone Graft material, U.S. Surgical, Norwalk, CT (1988-89)
Lecturer and Clinician, Connecticut State Dental Assoc. Annual Meeting- All Day Program in Periodontal Bone Grafting and Other Surgical Procedures. May 1990

Lecturer, Johnson & Johnson Dental Products (Biotechnica) -1990 - presented in Valley Forge, PA and Columbus, OH.
Lecturer, Connecticut Society of Periodontists All-Day Course for Dental Hygienists – 1984-1996
Lecturer, Stryker Dental Implant Systems, November 1992, at NYU
Lecturer, Graduate Dental Hygiene Continuing Education Program. University of Bridgeport –March 1993
Lecturer, Gerald M. Bowers Study Club, Baltimore, MD, June 1993
Lecturer, Fones School of Dental Hygiene, November 1993
Lecturer, Minimatic Dental Implant Systems, April 1994, at S. Vermont Dental Assoc.
Lecturer, Bioplant, Inc.( HTR use in Bone Grafting) at NYU, June 1994

Lecturer, Fones School of Dental Hygiene, October 1994
Lecturer, Periodontics Update for Dentists and Hygienists, Fairfield, CT (half-day) – Nov. 1994
Lecturer, NYU Postdoctoral Program  in Implantology, "Implantology Utilizing the    Minimatic Implant System", Dec. 1994
Lecturer, U.S. Biomaterials on Bone Grafting, Rochester, New York, Dec. 1994
Lecturer, SUNY at Stonybrook Dental School, CE Course " Implantology for the
everyday practice utilizing a user-friendly system," March 1995
Lecturer, Annual Meeting, Minimatic Implant Company, Boca Raton, Florida, March 1995

Lecturer, USBiomaterials Symposium on Bone Grafting, Baltimore, Maryland, June 1995

Lecturer, Nashville Dental meeting, , "Periodontal Treatment in a General Practice Office – What To Do and What Not To Do", August 1995

Lecturer, Block Drug Corporation National Sales Meeting, November 1995  "Clinical Uses of PerioGlas Bone Graft Alloplastic in Periodontal Practice.

Lecturer,Greater New York Dental Meeting, Nov. 1995, "Periodontal Treatment in a GeneralPractice-What To Do and What Not To Do"

Lecturer, University of Illinois at Chicago, Graduate Department of Periodontics - Clinical Use of PerioGlas in Human Periodontal Defect, Dec. 1995

Lecturer, Concord Study Club, Implantology in the Everyday General Practice, Concord, NH, January 1996

Lecturer and Consultant, Bone Regeneration Materials Advisory Board, Block Drug Company,Atlanta, GA Feb. 8-10, 1996

Lecturer, Block Drug Company (Canada) Ltd., National Sales Meeting, Banff, Alberta Canada,March 4-6, 1996

Lecturer, "Clinical Use of PerioGlas for the Treatment of Human Osseous Defects", Buffalo,Chicago, Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver, May 1996

Lecturer, PerioGlas Lecture Series, Block Drug Company, Dearborn, Chicago, San
Francisco, Los Angeles, Denver, Minneapolis, Atlanta, Washington, New York,Philadelphia, Raleigh, Kansas City, St. Louis, Dallas, Seattle, San Diego, from June 1996- June 1997

Featured Speaker, Canadian Dental Association, Montreal, Quebec; August 20, 1996,“Periodontal Treatment in a General Practice- What to do and what NOT to do” and “Periodontal Surgery Review for the General Dentist”

Lecturer, AAP Annual Meeting, New Orleans October 1996, “ Clinical Use of a Bioactive Glass Particulate in Human Osseous Defects.”

Lecturer, "Clinical Use of PerioGlas for the Treatment of Human Osseous Defects", Milan, Italy,March 1997

Featured Speaker, California Dental Association, Anaheim, California; April, 1997,
“Periodontal Treatment in a General Practice- What to do and what NOT to do” and “Periodontal Surgery Review for the General Dentist”

Lecturer, Connecticut Dental Hygiene Association, “What happens to the patient when they go to the periodontist?, May 1997

Lecturer, "Clinical Use of PerioGlas for the Treatment of Human Osseous Defects", Block DrugCompany (Canada), Winnepeg, Edmunton, May 1997

Lecturer, "Clinical Use of PerioGlas for the Treatment of Human Osseous Defects", (All Day Program),  Royal College of Surgeons, London, England,  July 1997

Lecturer, AAP Annual Meeting, San Diego, Bioactive Glass and Calcium Sulfate- Materials for the Next Millennium, October, 1997

Lecturer, "Clinical Use of PerioGlas for the Treatment of Human Osseous Defects", Block Drug Company (Canada), Toronto, London and Halifax, November/December 1997

Featured Speaker (All Day), Toronto Mid-Winter Dental Clinic, Toronto, Ontario, November 1997, “Periodontal Treatment in a General Practice – Current and New Concepts for the Next Millennium” and “Periodontal Surgery Review for the General Dentist”

Featured Speaker (All Day), Greater New York Dental Meeting, November, 1997 “Periodontal Surgery Review for the General Dentist” and “A Common Sense Approach to Incorporating Implant Restorations in the Every Day General Practice.”

Featured Speaker, French Society of Periodontology, January 1998, "Clinical Use of PerioGlas for the Treatment of Human Osseous Defects, Paris, France.

Featured Speaker (two-day program), January 1998, North American Periodontal Study Club,             “New Technologies in Periodontics-What works for me”, Hawaii.

Featured Speaker (All Day), Pacific Dental Conference, Vancouver, B.C. March 1998 “Periodontal Treatment in a General Practice – Current and New Concepts for the Next Millennium” and “Periodontal Surgery Review for the General Dentist”

Lecturer, Scandinavian Society of Periodontology, May 6-8, 1998, Kolmarden, Sweden “                    Clinical Use of a Bioactive Glass Particulate in Human Osseous Defects.”

Lecturer, AAP Annual Meeting, Boston, Periodontal Grafting Materials: Regenerative Therapy from Teeth to Implants, (Dr. Burton Langer, co-speaker) September, 1998

Lecturer, Danish Periodontal Society, Nyborg, Denmark, November 17, 1998, Clinical Use of a Bioactive Glass Particulate in Human Osseous Defects.”

Lecturer, British Periodontal Regeneration Study Club, Eastman Dental Center, London, U.K., November 18, 1998, Clinical Use of a Bioactive Glass Particulate in Human Osseous Defects.”

Lecturer, "Clinical Use of PerioGlas for the Treatment of Human Osseous Defects", Block Drug Company, Cincinnati, New Brunswick ,March 3-4, 1999

Lecturer, Grand Rounds, Yale-New Haven Hospital, Department of Dentistry, “New Technological Advances in Bone Regeneration and Dental Implant Manufacturing”, Feb 25, 1999
Lecturer, SEPA meeting (Spanish Periodontal Society), Marbella, Spain, “Clinical Use of Bioactive Glass in Periodontal Osseous Defects”, May 27,1999.

Lecturer, (All-Day) EPORA (Argentina) “ Jornadas Internacionales de Odontologia”J Periodontal Treatment and Dental Implant Surgical Techniques, June 14, 1999

Lecturer, APCD Dental Implant Meeting, Sao Paulo, Brazil, “ Bone Grafting with Bioactive Glass Around Dental Implants and Other Osseous Defects ,  August 10, 1999

Lecturer, American Academy of Implant Dentistry Annual Meeting “ Bone Grafting with Bioactive Glass around Dental Implants”, Orlando, Florida, September 23, 1999

Lecturer, American Academy of Periodontology Annual Meeting, “ Clinical Use of the Micro-Lok Implant System- 6 year data”, San Antonio, Texas, September 25, 1999

Lecturer, 26th Annual Periodontal Symposium, USC Symposium, Los Angeles, CA Jan. 14-15, 2000

Lecturer, 5th Asian-Pacific Implant Congress, ICOI, Sydney, Australia, “ “Clinical and Surgical Advantages of the Micro-Lok Implant System”, March 26, 2000

Lecturer, EuroPerio2000, Geneva, Switzerland, Clinical, Histological and Research Findings with Bioactive Glass Particulate Graft Material in Osseous Defects., May 2000

Lecturer, All-day program “ Current and New Concepts in Periodontics- What you need to Know”, Atlanta, Ga., August, 2000

Lecturer, 1st Annual Meeting of Oral Implantology, Taipei, Taiwan, All-day course on dental implantology and presentation of the Micro-Lok Implant system, Jan. 11-14, 2001.

Lecturer, "10th Annual Patricia McLean Symposium, "Periodontal Update for the Dental Hygienist", Columbia University, New York, March, 2002

Featured Speaker, Australian Society of Implant Dentistry, May 2002 in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Melbourne (Australia), "Clinical Advantages of a Tapered Root Form Implant" and Level 1- "Surgical Considerations in Implant Dentistry"

Featured Speaker, Garden State Dental Study Club, November 2002, "Surgical Procedures to Enhance Restorative Outcomes".
 Featured Speaker, ( All-Day) Connecticut State Dental Association, May 2003, “ A Better Understanding of the Basics of Implant Dentistry- Surgical and Restorative Considerations” and  “ Understanding Periodontal Disease and Treatment for the Exceptional Practice”
Featured Speaker, CSDA Winter Meeting on Periodontics, “New Thoughts on the Recognition and Understanding of Periodontal Disease”, January 2005.
Lecturer, Clinical Advantages of the BioLok Dental Implant System, Seoul, Korea, January 15, 2006
EuroPerio 5, Madrid, Spain, Corporate Forum on Bioactive Glass (NovaBone), June 2006
Lecturer, Charles R. Jerge Dental Seminar, (Wake Forest University Dental Department),  Periodontics and Dental Implants, Myrtle Beach, S.C., August 2006
Featured Speaker, (Two-days) Dental Implant Symposium, Istanbul, Turkey, December 2006

Lecturer, University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky Periodontal Residency Program (Issues in Periodontics and Dental Implants-(all-day program), July 6, 2007
Lecturer, All-Day Programs on Dental Implant Issues and “It’s All About Stability”, Budapest, Hungary and Warsaw, Poland, September 28-October 1, 2007

Lecturer, Charles R. Jerge Dental Seminar “Meeting in the Mountains”, “Almost Everything You Need to Know about Dental Implants and Periodontics”, Asheville, N.C. October 13, 2007

Lecturer, Stony Brook, NY, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Indianapolis “Long-term results with Laser-Lok collar design dental implants- It’s all about stability”, 2008

Lecturer, London, England, Bristol, England, Birmingham, England, “Long-term use of Laser-Lok designed dental implants”, June 2008

All-Day Speaker, San Diego, CA, for BioHorizons Dental Implant Company (Korean Dentist Audience)  March 2009

All-Day Speaker, NYU International Implant Week, Translating Research to Chairside: New Strategies for Achieving Superior Function and Aesthetics Through Soft and Hard Tissue Retention Around Dental Implants,  April 2009

Lecturer, Biohorizons Dental Implant programs, Seattle, WA., Bangkok , Hat Yai , Thailand and Jakarta, Indonesia, "Laser-Lok Long-term Results and Acheiving Esthetic Outcomes with the Biohorizons Laser-Lok Dental Implant", Jan-Feb 2010
Lecturer, Triangle Dental Institute, Buffalo NY, Raliegh Durham NC, Sonoma Valley, CA "Connective Tissue Attachment: What is the long-term impact? March-May 2010
Featured speaker, Syrian Society of Research and Restorative Dentistry, Damascus, Syria, January 13, 2011
Lecturer, Turkish Society of Oral Implantology, 22nd International Scientific Congress, Istanbul, Turkey January 15, 2011
Lecturer, “Achieving Esthetic Outcomes with Dental Implants: Laser-Lok Microchannel Technology”, Study Club evenings in Fishkill, NY, Pittsfield, MA. 2011

Lecturer, “Managing Narrow Ridges in the Esthetic Zone”, BioHorizons Global Symposium, April 28-May 1, 2011, Phoenix, AZ

Lecturer, Everything you need to know about Periodontics and Dental Implants for the Exceptional Dental Practice”, all-day lecture, Dr. Owens study club, Austin, TX,  October 2011
Lecturer, Evolution Education Series, sponsored by BioHorizons, Inc. ,  Austin TX, Kansas City MO. 2011-2012

Lecturer, Achieving Esthetic Outcomes with Dental Implants, Dallas, TX, Birmingham AL, Scarsdale NY, Albany NY. (2012)

Lecturer, Achieving Predictable Implant Esthetics: Understanding Seven Basic Principles, (All-Day), Louisiana Society of Periodontology, New Orleans, LA, July 15, 2012

Speaker, BioHorizons Global Symposium, “A 12-Year Restrospective Analysis of the Clinical Application of Laser-Lok Microchannel Technology”,  Miami, FL., April 2013

All-Day Speaker, CSDA’s 148th Charter Oak Dental Meeting “Achieving Predictable Implant Esthetics/Treatment Planning Considerations for the Complex Implant Case: From Seven Basic Principles to Interdisciplinary Collaboration”  Mohegan Sun Resort Casino, Uncasville CT. May 8 –10, 2013
Lecturer, Periodontal Associates Study Club, Aurora CO,  “Achieving Ideal Implant Esthetics -Managing the Soft Tissue Zone” May 30, 2013
Speaker, Achieving Predictable Implant Esthetics: Understanding Seven Basic Principles,  23 Congreso Internacional de Periodontología,  Associacion Mexicana de Periodontologia, Morelia, Mexico, August 30, 2013
All-Day Speaker, University of Iowa , Department of  Continuing Education, “Almost Everything You Need to Know About Periodontics and Dental Implant Esthetics –for the Exceptional General Dental Practice”, Sept 6, 2013
Lecturer- Biologic Stability Through Enhanced Dental Implant Design and Surface Technology” ,25th Annual NYU/ICOI Implant Symposium, November 7, 2014
Speaker: Achieving Ideal Implant Esthetics-Managing the Hard and Soft Tissue Zones,
Midwest Society of Periodontology (MSP) Annual Meeting, Chicago, Il.,February 27-March 1, 2015
Speaker: “Turning Patient Expectations Into Reality”, Dr. Gesek Study Club,  Jacksonville, Fl.; April 22, 2014
Lecturer: "Achieving and Maintaining Implant Esthetics- restorative strategies for optimum implant esthetics and preventing peri-implantitis" Dr. Denise Gay Study Club, Naples, FL, May 9, 2014
Lecturer: Achieving Ideal Implant Esthetics-Managing the Hard and Soft Tissue Zones; 5th Annual NYU/ICOI Implant Symposium, New York, NY, November 7, 2014

Speaker: Denver Evolution Education Event, “Achieving Ideal Implant Esthetics-Managing the Hard and Soft Tissue Zones”; Denver, CO., December 5, 2014

Speaker: “Biologic Stability Through Enhanced Dental Implant Design and Surface Technology; American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) New York Section Spring Meeting, New York City, NY; May 5, 2015

Speaker: “Turning Patient Expectations Into Reality”, Southeastern Dental Society Fall Meeting, Savannah, GA., September 18, 2015

Speaker: Saratoga Springs Study Club “Achieving Optimal Implant Esthetics”; Saratoga Springs, NY, March 23, 2016

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