School of Dental Medicine

Faculty and Staff

Akshay Kumarswamy

Clinical Assistant Professor, Periodontology

Ledyard E. Ross Hall

Clinical Interests
Periodontal esthetic surgeries and Dental Implants

Board Certifications
Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists

Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists

BDS - College of Dental Sciences, Davangere, India
AEGD - Boston University School of Dental Medicine
MS - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Clinical Interests
Periodontal Esthetic surgeries and Dental Implants

Society Memberships
American Academy of Periodontology
International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Florida Dental Association
North Carolina Dental Society
American Dental Association
Florida Association of Periodontists

Biographical Information

Dr.Kumarswamy is originally from Mumbai, India and serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in Periodontics in the department of Surgical Sciences. He earned his dental degree from the College of Dental Sciences, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in Davangere, Karnataka, India. He was in private practice in Mumbai, after which he enrolled at Boston University's Goldman School of Dental Medicine and graduated with a Certificate in Advanced Graduate studies in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program. He then went on to earn his MS in Periodontics and Implantology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr.Kumarswamy was previously a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, FL where he was the Director for the Perio Honors course. He also maintained a private faculty practice limited to Periodontics and Implantology.

Kumarswamy A, Moretti A, Paquette A, Padilla R, Everett A, Nares, S. In-vivo assessment of osseous wound healing using a novel bone putty containing lidocaine in the surgical management of tooth extractions. Int J Dent. 2012;2012:894815. doi: 10.1155/2012/894815. Epub 2012 Jun 13

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