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Dr. Robert Solomon, DMD, MMSc

Periodontist & Implant Surgeon

Dr. Robert Solomon was born in Antwerp, Belgium. After graduating from the Royal Atheneum of Berchem, he completed his undergraduate education at Tufts University in Medford, Massachusetts in 1998 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology. While at Tufts, he was co-director of the University Smile Squad and organized visits to care centers to educate orphans and teenage mothers on oral hygiene. He enrolled at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, where, among other projects, he studied the prevalence of maxillary sinus cysts in a study population, and the role of extracellular matrix proteins in human gingival tissue. During dental school, Dr. Solomon also volunteered at Bridge over Troubled Waters, where he provided dental screenings and treatment to needy patients from the Boston inner-city area.

Dr. Solomon was awarded the Doctor of Dental Medicine degree in 2002. He enrolled in a three-year post-doctoral residency program in Periodontics at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts, in the summer of 2002. While in the program, he was a teaching assistant for the head and neck anatomy class, and a clinical instructor in periodontics for pre-doctoral dental students. He also became a research fellow at the Forsyth Institute under the supervision of Doctors Socransky and Haffajee, where he studied the microbiology of juvenile periodontitis (LAP). Dr. Solomon earned his Certificate in Periodontology and his Master of Medical Science in Oral Biology in the summer of 2005.

 

Education

2005   M.M.Sc in Oral Biology, Certificate in Periodontology,
Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

2002   D.M.D., Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

1998   B.S. in Biology, Tufts University, College of Liberal Arts, Boston, MA

 

Honors & Awards

Honors, Case Presentation Year III
Arts and Sciences Dean’s list

 

Licensure & Certification

2002-present   Dental License, Commonwealth of Massachusetts
2002-present   Certificate, Conscious sedation with nitrous oxide
2002-present   Certificate, Massachusetts Controlled Substances Registration,
Federal Controlled Substances Registration

 

Professional Affiliations

2005-2009        Member, Harvard Odontological Society (HOS)
2003-present   Member, American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)
2002-present   Member, Massachusetts Periodontal Society (MPS)
2002-present   Member, American Dental Association (ADA)
2002-2004        Member, American Association for Dental Research (AADR)
1998-present   Member, Massachusetts Dental Society (MDS)
1998-2002        Member, American Student Dental Association (ASDA)
1998-2002        Vice-President of Liaisons, Alpha Omega International
Dental Fraternity