Speaker Profile: Dr. George K. Merijohn
George K. Merijohn, DDS brings a unique and refreshing perspective to dentistry. Co-author of the internationally acclaimed textbook, Decision-Making in Periodontology, his articles on safer dental treatment methodologies, advanced minimally invasive periodontal surgery, evidence-based decision making and management, and prevention of gingival recession have been published in leading peer-reviewed journals. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice and is the founder and senior director of Perio Access® Publishing, through which he developed state-of-the-art record-keeping systems, training videos and manuals, and clinical chairside guides that are used throughout the United States and Canada.
As a pioneering thought leader with 28 years in private practice, Dr. Merijohn is a sought-after expert consultant to clinicians, dental schools, and others in the dental and legal professions. Currently, he is an associate clinical professor in postdoctoral periodontics at the University of Washington and at the University of California, San Francisco.
Recognized as one of the world’s preeminent authorities on aerosol-free dentistry methodology, Dr. Merijohn travels to major dental conferences across the United States and Canada, where he is in demand as a presenter and workshop leader who speaks passionately about periodontal therapy, aerosol free dentistry, ethics, evidence, business, and practicality in dentistry.