Dr. Robert Levine

Dr. Robert A. Levine maintained a private practice in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Center for Dental Implants and Periodontics for over 35 years.  He graduated from Temple University School of Dentistry in 1981, received his post-grad certificate in Periodontics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1984 and presently has university clinical teaching appointments in post-graduate periodontal programs at the Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry, the University of Illinois College of Dentistry at Chicago and the University of Pittsburgh.  Dr. Levine is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, Fellow of the College of Physicians in Philadelphia (FCPP), President, and Fellow, of the International Society of Periodontal Plastic Surgeons (ISPPS), and a Diplomate, Fellow, and on the Board of Directors of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO).  He has lectured extensively and has or presently serves on the Editorial Boards of numerous international scientific dental journals including International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants (IJOMI), International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry (IJPRD), Journal of Implantology, Clinical Implant Dentistry & Related Research (CIDRR), and Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry and has authored over 100 publications including 5 book chapters. He is a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) and participated in the 4th thru 7th ITI Consensus Conferences to establish treatment protocols for implant dentistry worldwide. He presently serves on the US ITI Leadership Team as US ITI Section Membership Coordinator and will the incoming US Section Chair in the fall of 2024.

His current research focus is on the avoidance of surgical and prosthetic complications and improving clinical outcomes using “checklists” and in 2021 created and leads the “10 Keys Implant-Perio Clinical Research Group” with 17 clinical researchers from eight dental universities from around the world with the goal of establishing clinical protocols with checklists to avoid surgical and prosthetic complications in the fields of implant dentistry and periodontology. He will review several of his recent clinical research publications.

Since 2021, Dr. Levine has also organized, mentors and runs a monthly Multi-School Zoom Webinar Series thru the department of post-graduate periodontology at Temple University for sixteen post-grad periodontology and prosthodontic residency programs on interdisciplinary team approach to complex cases.