Nasr HishamHisham Nasr, DDS, MScD, PhDc

Dr. Nasr maintains a full time specialty private practice limited to Implants, Esthetics and Regenerative Periodontics in the New Orleans area of Old Metairie, Louisiana. He has a unique surgical background by being double-specialized in both Periodontics and Oral Surgery.

Dr. Nasr graduated from dental school top of his class in 1983 and has conducted his Masters degree thesis on dental implants in 1988 while specializing in Oral Surgery. He further completed his PhD-level research on dental implants with a second specialty in Periodontics in 1994 at Louisiana State University where he continues as Gratis Faculty for the departments of Periodontics, Prosthodontics and Comprehensive Dentistry. 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 high school as a valedictorian. He speaks four languages including English, French, Arabic and Spanish which allows for smoother communication when treating international patients.

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 both national and international meetings 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.

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