Hisham Nasr, DDS, MScD, PhDc
Dr. Nasr maintains a full time specialty private practice limited to Implants, Esthetic and Regenerative Periodontics in the Greater New Orleans area of Old Metairie, Louisiana. After specializing in Periodontics he was awarded the prestigious Diplomate status by the American Board of Periodontology, the highest level in this speciality, through additional written and oral examinations. He has maintained this status by successfully completing the obligatory re-certification exams every three years since then.
Dr. Nasr graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry, Alexandria University in Egypt, where most of the Faculty had trained in the USA or Europe top of his class in 1983 and has completed a Masters Degree thesis on Dental Implants in 1988 while specializing in Oral Surgery,. He further completed his PhD-level research on Dental Implants while specializing in Periodontics at Louisiana State University, School of Dentistry where he continues as Gratis Faculty. Dr. Nasr has completed nine additional full years of postgraduate dental education in formal university programs over and above the average dental graduate for a total of 15 years of higher education after graduating from Victoria College high school as a valedictorian.
Dr. Nasr has several publications in refereed and in peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, Journal of Periodontology, Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Periodontology 2000 and the Journal of Oral Implantology among others. While most of his time is devoted to private practice, he has also lectured on Esthetics and Implant Surgery as an invited speaker at major national and international conferences including the American Academy of Periodontology, the International Congress of Oral Implantology, the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons’ Annual as well as the AAOMS Implant Conference, the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Scandinavian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, and the Academy of Osseointegration which is recognized as the world’s most respected authority on dental implants.