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Dr Tino Mercado

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Dr Tino Mercado

Dr.Med.Dent, GClinDent (Oral Path) (Qld), MDSc (Perio) (Qld), MRACDS (Perio), FPFA

Periodontist
AUSTRALIA

Tino is a Periodontist in full time private practice for almost 20 years in Sydney and the Blue Mountains. He was involved in dental undergraduate and postgraduate training at the University of Queensland and University of Sydney. He is a Clinical Mentor in the Postgraduate Diploma for Oral Implant Course at the University of Sydney. He is recently appointed as Senior Clinical Lecturer at the University of Queensland. He is the State Council Representative for NSW at the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Periodontists (ANZAP) and has recently been appointed Periodontal Examiner at the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons. He has lectured both nationally and internationally and more recently lectured on topics of Periodontal Medicine, Connective tissue graft and Peri-implantitis management. He was twice recipient of the National Health and Medical Research Council Scholarship (NHMRC), first in 1997 (MDSc) and recently for his Doctor of Philosophy degree (2011). He is completing his PhD degree at Griffith University looking at the role at periodontal plastic surgical techniques and the role of biologically active materials in connective tissue graft for periodontal and peri-implant defects and management of peri-implantitis.

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