Professor and Director of Graduate Periodontics at the University of Michigan.
Received his DDS from Taipei Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan,
Received DDS, MSD from Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio and Ph. D from Hiroshima University, Japan.
Published more than 25 book chapters/invited reviews and more than 400 scientific articles.
Currently serves as a member of Leadership Development and Qualification Committee, Scientific Oversight Committee and Continuing Education Oversight Committee for the American Academy of Periodontology, JOMI Oversight Committee for the Academy of Osseointegration (AO)
Board of Director for the AO.
Diplomate and a Former Chair and Director of the American Board of Periodontology, a Fellow of American College of Dentists as well as a Fellow of AO
Diplomate and Former President and Board Director of the ICOI.
Serves as an Associate Editor for The International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants, Periodontology, Oral Surgery, Esthetic & Implant Dentistry Organization, eJournal of Oral & Maxillofacial Research,
Founding Editorial board member for Clinical Advances in Periodontics,
Editorial Board member for the Journal of Periodontology, Clinical Oral Implants Research, International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry and many others.
Recipient of following awards/honors: AADS clinical research fellowship award (1992), University of Michigan Outstanding Service Award (2001), Best Faculty Award (2003), The Charles E. English Annual Award in Clinical Science and Techniques (2004), Best papers in Journal of Oral Implantology (2004) and Implant Dentistry (2004), Morton L. Perel Annual Award for Dental Implant Educator (2007), AAP University of Michigan Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring in Periodontics (2010), AAP special citation award (2013), ITI Andre Schroeder Research Prize (2014) and AO Osseointegration Foundation Clinical Research Recipient (2016).
Dr. Wang’s research focuses on guided tissue/bone regeneration in attempts to repair and/or regenerate various periodontal and implant-related defects as well as oral plastic surgery.
Because of his expertise in regeneration and manage of peri-implantitis, he is the author of AAP position paper entitled “Periodontal Regeneration” and a member of task force to develop the white paper on peri-implantitis.
A summit participant for AAP “Enhanced Periodontal Health Through Regenerative Approaches”, AO “Current Best Evidence for Management of the Edentulous Maxilla”, Rome consensus conference on “Peri-implantitis marginal bone loss” and AAP round tables for “dental lasers”.
Over the past 25 years, Dr. Wang has given more than 600 lectures at different professional and scientific congresses/courses and universities both in the United States and throughout the world.