PHDI in The News

Periospectives Magazine: Looping Back:

presidents messagePresident’s Message: 2020 Vision:

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….


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Leading Through ServiceLeading Through Service

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…

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Three-Dimensional Imaging in Periodontal Diagnosis, Treatment Planning and Implant Therapy

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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.

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ADHA Honors 2018 AAP at Dental Hygiene Symposium

Dr. Bryan Frantz AwardAt 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.

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Awards & Recognitions

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  • Dr. Thomas Langan obtained board certification from the American Board of Periodontology and has also become a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. (PDF)
  • 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)


Academic Presentations

Dr. Frantz provides lectures on important dental topics. View the flyers below for more information!

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