Bryan J. Frantz, DMD, MS, board certified periodontist

Meet Dr. Frantz

dr bryan franzDr. Frantz has been in practice for over 22 years and has a board certified periodontal practice in Lackawanna, Wayne, Pike, and Sullivan counties. His practice philosophy is to treat patients with respect and compassion, while using the most innovative technology available.

Dr. Frantz has an impressive educational background, sits on a number of national dental boards and is a member of numerous professional societies. Dr. Frantz has authored multiple publications in periodontal literature and has given major presentations to research and clinical meetings. Please see below for more information.

Faculty Appointment

  • Clinical Associate Professor, Dept of Periodontology & Oral Implantology, Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA (2010 – Present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Dentistry, Dept of Periodontics Eastman Dental Center, School of Medicine & Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (2007-Present)
  • Board Examiner, American Board of Periodontology (2006 – Present)
  • Periodontal Consultant, Regional Hospital, Dept of Surgery, Scranton, PA (1992 – Present)

Education

  • Board Certification, American Board of Periodontology (1993)
  • Master’s Degree Dept of Dental Research, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (1985 –1988)
    • N.I.H. Trainee, Periodontology Graduate Student, University of Rochester and Eastman Dental Center, Rochester, NY
    • Thesis Title: Tissue Interations with Dentin Specimens after demineralization Using Tetracycline.
  • Periodontal Specialty Certificate, Dept of Periodontology, Eastman Dental Center, Rochester, NY (1985 – 1987)
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, Temple University Doctor of Dental Medicine, Temple University School of Dentistry, Philadelphia, PA (1981 – 1985)
  • B.A. (Biology), University of Rochester, Rochester, NY (1977 – 1981)

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • American Dental Association
  • Pennsylvania Society of Periodontists
  • Pennsylvania Dental Association
  • Scranton District Dental Society
  • International College of Dentists

Professional Societies

  • Vice President American Academy of Periodontolgy (2017-2018)
  • Chair Finance Committee American Academy of Periodontology (2016-2017)
  • Strategic Planning Committee American Academy of Periodontology (2016-2017)
  • AAP / ABP Joint Task Force Specialty Recognition (2016-2017)
  • AAP Task Force Publishing Partnership (2016-2017)
  • Secretary / Treasurer American Academy  of Periodontology (2016-2017)
  • Executive Committee, American Academy of Periodontology Board of Trustees (2014-2015)
  • Membership Advisory Committee, American Academy of Periodontology (2014-2015)
  • Board of Trustees, American Academy of Periodontology (2012-2015)
  • Strategic Planning Committee, American Academy of Periodontology, (2012-2013)
  • Task Force for Advanced Dental Education, American Academy of Periodontology Foundation (2012-Present)
  • Task Force Web Site Redesign Committee, American Academy of Periodontology Foundation (2011-2012)
  • American Academy of Periolontology District 2 Trustee (2012-Present)
  • Immediate Past President, American Academy of Periodontology Foundation (2011 – 2012)
  • President, American Academy of Periodontology Foundation (2010 – 2011)
  • Board Member Eastman Dental Center Foundation Board (2009 – Present)
  • Vice President, American Academy of Periodontology Foundation (2009 – Present
  • Secretary Treasurer, American Academy of Periodontology Foundation (2008 – Present)
  • Chair, Ambassador Committee, American Academy of Periodontology Foundation (2006 – Present)
  • Co-Chair, Education Campaign Task Force, American Academy of Periodontology Foundation (2006 – Present)
  • Board of Directors, American Academy of Periodontology Foundation (2005 – Present)
  • Board of Directors, PA Dental Association PADPAC (2005 – 2007)
  • Alternate Delegate, Third District PA Dental Society (2002 – 2005)
  • Board Chairman, Scranton District Dental Society (2002 – 2003)
  • President, Scranton District Dental Society (2001 – 2002)
  • President Elect, Scranton District Dental Society (2000)
  • Vice President, Scranton District Dental Society (1998 – 1999)
  • Secretary, Scranton District Dental Society (1995 – 1997)