Dr. Vivek Thumbigere Math is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a Research Fellow at the National Institutes of Health, USA. Dr. Thumbigere Math obtained his BDS from India and subsequently a certificate in Periodontology and a Ph.D in Oral Biology from the University of Minnesota, USA. He also has held adjunct faculty appointments at the University of Maryland and University of Minnesota. Dr. Thumbigere is actively involved in research and has authored several publications in various international journals. He has also authored book chapter for Carranza’s Clinical Periodontology.
Periodontology; Periodontal regeneration; Bisphosphonates; Osteoporosis; Osteonecrosis of the jaw; Parathyroid hormone; Guided tissue regenerations; Tissue repair; Epidemiological/Clinical studies in Periodontology; Immunology; Bone remodelling.