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Dr. Joan Otomo-Corgel

Los Angeles, CA Periodontist

Joan Otomo-Corgel, DDS, MPH, FACD, APDC

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.