Dr. Jeffrey Ganeles is one of our country’s most recognized periodontists and dental implant surgeons. He has authored over 45 professional articles and texts, given more than 100 invited presentations to dentists and specialists, and taught at many academic institutions in the U.S. and abroad.
After receiving his Bachelor of Science from Cornell University, he graduated valedictorian of his class at Boston University Goldman School of Graduate Dentistry. He completed his general practice residency at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, then was awarded a research position and received specialty training and a Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies at the University of Pennsylvania College of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Ganeles earned many honors and awards, including achieving the highest level of recognition as a periodontist-becoming a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology in 1993 and has recertified several times since then. He is one of the founding faculty members at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine, where he teaches post-doctoral residents. He also holds an appointment at Boston University and previously taught at Georgetown University and the Cleveland Clinic.
Dr. Ganeles is believed to have performed the first immediate loading dental implant procedure on Primetime television Feb 12, 2004, when a patient received dental implants and immediate fixed teeth on the ABC television show Extreme Makeover. Since then he founded a national network of dental specialists with Dr. Norkin, called TeethToday Member Group, to promote and perfect these procedures so patients can efficiently have tooth replacement throughout the USA. The intellectual property of this group was purchased by a major dental implant company for widespread implementation.
He is also believed to have performed the first navigation guided implant surgical procedure in the US in 2002 using DenX computer guidance. Additionally, he is believed to have performed the first robotic guided implant surgery in the world using Neocis Yomi in 2016.
Throughout his professional career, Dr. Ganeles has been an innovator focused on developing better, faster, more efficient and less traumatic methods to obtain great, long lasting results for patients. This has included developing and implementing new technology, creating innovative practice styles, procedures and tools. When not focused on professional activities, he is an avid snow skier, traveler, photographer and mediocre golfer.