Place Category: Medical & Dental
Dr. Lewis received his DMD degree from the University of Pittsburg, School of Dental Medicine. He graduated with honors in 1980 and was selected for a general practice residency program in the U.S. Air Force in which he completed his one year residency at Chanute Air Force Base, Illinois. After practicing general dentistry for six years, three of those in Panama, he was selected for USAF sponsored training in graduate periodontics. In 1988, he received his certificate of training in periodontics from the University of Washington, School of Dentistry in Seattle, Washington. He also has a MS degree in animal physiology and his research background is in bone growth and bone healing. As a registered continuing education provider, Dr. Lewis has lectured extensively throughout his career and has given over sixty formal presentations on a wide variety of subjects. Of particular interest to Dr. Lewis are pre-prosthetic and aesthetic surgical procedures, surgical regeneration techniques, and cases involving drug inducing gingival overgrowth. Dr. Lewis is a Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology as well as a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, California Society of Periodontics, and the Sacramento District Dental Society. He is trained and licensed in all phases of periodontology, implantology, and conscious sedation.