Dr. Joan Otomo-Corgel
Los Angeles, CA Periodontist
Dr. Joan Otomo-Corgel graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1976 and completed a postdoctoral periodontics residency in 1979. She earned a Master of Public Health degree in behavioral science and health education from the UCLA School of Public Health in 1980. Dr. Otomo-Corgel lectures extensively on periodontal medicine, medical emergencies, over-the-counter dental products, and clinical periodontal topics. She has contributed to over 60 journals and textbooks. She is currently the president-elect of the American Academy of Periodontology; a clinical associate professor in the UCLA School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics; and faculty at the Greater Los Angeles VA Health Care System, Post Doctoral Periodontics Residency. She maintains a private practice limited to periodontics.