Dr. Edward Allen
Dr. Edward Allen
Dr. Allen, a periodontist in Dallas, Texas received his DDS degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1969 and was awarded a United States Public Health Service Fellowship for advanced education in Physiology and residency training in Periodontics. He earned his PhD in Physiology with a minor in Biochemistry from Baylor University and received certification in Periodontics from Baylor College of Dentistry. Upon graduation in 1972, he entered full-time academics in the Department of Periodontics at the Medical College of Virginia. In 1976 he returned to Baylor College of Dentistry to become Director of Undergraduate Periodontics. Currently, Dr. Allen is in private practice in Dallas, Texas with a practice focused on minimally invasive soft tissue grafting. He is Founder and Director of the Center for Advanced Dental Education in Dallas, an educational facility where he teaches hands-on surgical technique courses. Over 4000 dentists from all 50 states and 12 countries have completed his courses.
Dr. Allen has served as President of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation. He is the recipient of the Master Clinician Award from the American Academy of Periodontology, the President’s Award for Excellence in Dental Education from the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, and the Saul Schluger Award for Excellence in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning from the Seattle Study Club. In 2019, he was honored with the American Academy of Periodontology Gold Medal Award, the highest award bestowed by the Academy. Currently, he is the Periodontal Section Editor for the Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry and serves on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Periodontology and the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. He has over 100 publications and has presented numerous lectures and surgical demonstrations worldwide.