About Dr. De Souza

André B. De Souza, DMD, MSc

André B. De Souza, DMD, MSc

Dr. André Barbisan De Souza has more than a decade of clinical, chairside experience in periodontics and implant dentistry. Most recently, he taught periodontics and dental implant surgery at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston’s Department of Prosthodontics, where he also obtained his Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry degree (DMD). Additionally, he holds a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) from the State University of Maringá, Brazil, where he received his training in periodontology and a master’s degree (MSc). He was a recipient of an International Team for Implantology (ITI) scholarship and conducted a fellowship program in implant dentistry at Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM). Dr. De Souza is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry (ABOI/ID).

A prolific researcher and scientific writer, Dr. De Souza wrote or co-authored more than 40 articles published in peer-reviewed journals in the fields of periodontics and implant dentistry. He is particularly interested in technology applications in implant dentistry, minimally invasive periodontal surgery, as well as digital dentistry, implementing the most innovative methods to optimize implant planning and clinical outcomes.

He has lectured at numerous international meetings for the ITI, Osteology Group, Taiwan Academy of Implant Dentistry (TAID), Asia Pacific Academy of Implant Dentistry (APAID), European Academy of Periodontology (EAP), Academy of Osseointegration (AO) and The American Prosthodontic Society (APS).

Dr. De Souza is also an adjunct professor at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He is also a partner of DevRight, a national medical media group, dedicated to teaching presentation skills and implementing technology applications and developments in dentistry.

Dr. De Souza previously practiced in Boston with several dental and specialty groups, providing dental implant surgery, periodontal procedures, and gum and bone regeneration. He recently moved south to Boca Raton with his wife, Paula, and son, Daniel, where he says they are delighted to be able to bike and play soccer all year long.

He is fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.


Training and Education:

  • DMD, Tufts University, Boston, MA 2020-2021
  • ITI Scholar, Restorative Dentistry and Biometrics Sciences, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 2015-2016
  • Fellowship in Implant Dentistry, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA 2015-2016
  • Specialty Training in Periodontology, State University of Maringá, Brazil, 2012-2015
  • Master’s Degree, State University of Maringá, Brazil, 2012-2014
  • DDS, Universidade Estadual de Maringá, 2007-2011

Academic Appointments:

  • Adjunct Professor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 2022-current
  • Assistant Professor in Implant Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 2016-2022

Additional Professional Qualifications and Memberships:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Implantology/Implant Dentistry (ABOI/ID)
  • Fellow and Speaker, International Team for Implantology (ITI)
  • Active Member, Academy of Osseointegration (AO)
  • Associate Member, American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)
  • Member, American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID)
  • Member, American Dental Association (ADA)
  • Member, Florida Dental Association (FDA)