BDS MChD (OMP) (Stell) PhD
Prof Howard Gluckman is an internationally renowned implantologist, author, and lecturer. He runs a full-time private practice in Cape Town www.enamel.clinic, and is the co-founder and director of the Implant and Aesthetic Academy (IAA), in Cape Town and London. Prof Gluckman is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania and has been honoured with Adjunct Assistant Professor of the University of the Western Cape.
After completing his dental training at the University of Witwatersrand in 1990, Howard spent a few years in general practice. He then took on a four-year degree in Oral Medicine and Periodontics at the University of Stellenbosch, which he completed with Distinction (Cum Laude). Howard became instrumental in developing the University of Stellenbosch and the University of the Western Cape’s postgraduate Implantology Diploma. Howard completed his Ph.D. Summa Cum Laude at the University of Szeged in Hungary, supervised by Professor Katalin Nagy.
In addition, Howard is an expert in and thought leader on Partial Extraction Therapy. His expertise includes Socket Shield, Pontic Shield (a procedure he developed and published in 2016), and Submerged Root Technique.