PHDI in The News
Congratulations to Dr. Bryan Frantz!
Dr. Frantz is receiving the AAP Gold medal award this year in Austin Texas. Perio Health & Dental Implants is so proud of Dr. Frantz and this incredible achievement.
Dr. Kristen Frantz: Lecture Given for International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Dr. Kristen Frantz was invited to give a lecture for the International Congress of Oral Implantologists in New Orleans, Louisiana. She gave a lecture titled “The Role of Digital Technologies from Single Tooth to Full Arch.” She presented a series of cases that show how we utilize the digital technology in our office including our 3D printers, CBCT, and intraoral scanner.
Dr. Bryan Frantz inducted into the American College of Dentists
Perio Health & Dental Implants is proud to announce Dr. Bryan Frantz’s induction into the American College of Dentists. The American College of Dentists is the oldest major honorary organization for dentists. The college is comprised of dentists who have exemplified excellence through their outstanding leadership and exceptional contributions to dentistry and society. Congratulations Dr. Frantz!
Congratulations to Dr. Bryan Frantz on receiving the Distinguished Service Award from the American Academy of Periodontology
This year, Dr. Bryan Frantz received the Distinguished Service Award from the American Academy of Periodontology. This award is given to an Academy member for distinguished service in more than one area for over 20+ years. Perio Health & Dental Implants would like to give Dr. Bryan a warm and heartfelt congratulations!
Congratulations to Dr. Kristen Frantz, DMD, MS on her recent board certification in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry!
Dr. Kristen recently became board certified in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. Board certification recognizes the achievement of in-depth knowledge in the specialty. It also is a professional commitment to the standards of periodontics. Diplomates of the American Board of Periodontology are required to continually update their knowledge and skills through continuing education and periodic testing.
Perio Health & Dental Implants is very proud of Dr. Kristen Frantz and her recent career advancements.
For Dr. Kristen Frantz (BS ’12, Perio ’19, Prostho ’21, MS ’21), it will be working with her friends every day that she will miss most after graduation.
The Scranton, PA native is wrapping up five and a half years at Eastman, earning a master’s degree and her Periodontics and Prosthodontics Certificates, the first one to graduate from the new combined program.
She began predoctoral studies at the University of Rochester, graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology and Minor in Music in 2012. She then went to dental school at Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry and then returned to EIOH in 2016 for a combined residency program in Periodontics and Prosthodontics. During that time, she won the Gerald N. Graser Award at the AADR meeting in 2019 for Outstanding Clinical Case Series, as well as third place for Best Clinical Poster at the American Prosthodontic Society meeting in 2020.
Periospectives Magazine: Looping Back:
As we enter not only a new year but a new decade, we are ideally positioned to make the Academy’s 106th year one of the most eventful and productive years in our history. As I assume the role of AAP president, which I consider to be one of the greatest honors of my thirty year periodontal career, there are a variety of initiatives I hope to accomplish in 2020 that will benefit our esteemed specialty and provide value to you – the individual AAP member….
In his personal life, in his practice, and within the Academy, newly installed AAP President Dr. Bryan Frantz has steadfastly been committed to both service and leadership. From his days in high school, when he was a starting guard on the Scranton Central Football team that went on to win the Eastern Pennsylvania state championship; to being elected the AAP Board of Trustees in 2012…
Three-Dimensional Imaging in Periodontal Diagnosis, Treatment Planning and Implant Therapy
By Dr. Bryan Frantz,
September 12, 2019
What are the upsides — and limitations — of diagnosing various stages of periodontal disease with CBCT imaging?
The 3D images provided by CBCT offer useful information that can guide clinical decision-making, periodontal diagnosis, treatment planning and surgical execution.
ADHA Honors 2018 AAP at Dental Hygiene Symposium
At its 2019 annual conference in Louisville, the American Dental Hygienist Association (ADHA) honored the AAP, Dr. Bryan Frantz with a presidential citation in recognition of the 2018 Dental Hygiene Symposium at the annual meeting in Vancouver. The symposium was planned in collaboration with the ADHA and Canadian Association of Dental Hygienists and attracted over 200 attendees.
Navigation Surgery for Dental Implants
Drs. Bryan Frantz and Thomas Langan are very excited to announce the introduction of navigational surgery for dental implant placement to their practice. Several cases were successfully completed today. This amazing technology allows for very precise implant placement, maximizes esthetic tooth accuracy, and minimizing surgical risk to the patient. Thanks to our patients, amazing team of assistants, Deb, Kym and Ashley, and to our instructor, Michele Sweet, from XNav Technologies.
Awards & Recognitions
- Dr. Bryan Frantz won a national election for officership in the American Academt of Periodontology.
- Dr. Bryan Frantz earned Diplomate status within the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) (PDF)
Dr. Frantz provides lectures on important dental topics. View the flyers below for more information!