W. Peter Nordland, DMD, Appointed to Advisory Board of Consumer Guide to Dentistry

February 04, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
W. Peter Nordland, DMD, of La Jolla, Calif., has been appointed to the Advisory Board of Consumer Guide to Dentistry, a leading provider of online education about dentistry and oral health.

Dr. Nordland has a San-Diego-based private practice focused exclusively on oral plastic microsurgery. One of the few fellows of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, he is the co-founder of the American Academy of Periodontal Plastic Surgeons. Dr. Nordland has presented more than 200 professional papers, introduced a variety of new surgical procedures and developed his own microsurgical instrumentation to improve treatment.

Dr. Nordland earned his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from Temple University School of Dentistry in 1979 and a Masters Certificate in Periodontics from Loma Linda University in 1983. He is an associate professor of periodontics at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and director of microsurgery at Newport Beach Coast Oral Facial Institute. Dr. Nordland has lectured for a number of prestigious organizations, including the American College of Prosthodontics and the International Dental Federation, and is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Academy of Osseointegration.

"We are privileged to welcome Dr. Nordland to our advisory board," said Allison DiMatteo, editor of Consumer Guide to Dentistry. "His participation in the editorial process will help us further develop Consumer Guide to Dentistry and ensure the quality and accuracy of the content we produce."

Online at www.YourDentistryGuide.com, Consumer Guide to Dentistry served more than a million visitors in 2009. The website has more than 100 pages of dentist-reviewed content, including sections about teeth whitening, dental braces, dental implants, TMJ treatments, gingivitis, wisdom tooth extraction and more. It is accredited by the Health on the Net Foundation.

Consumer Guide to Dentistry is produced by Ceatus Media Group, an online publisher of consumer health information portals.