Mingfang Su, DMD
Clinical Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine

DMD, Boston University
DDS, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
MSc, Boston University
CAGS, Mayo Medical School

Dr. Mingfang Su graduated from the department of oral medicine at the former Shanghai Second Medical School in 1977. After graduation, he worked in the department of stomatology at Shanghai Ruijin Hospital. In 1982, he enrolled as a graduate student under Professors Zhang Xize and Qiu Weiliu, who are highly respected masters in Chinese oral surgery. After coming to the US in 1984, he studied clinical periodontology at Boston University and Mayo Clinic, obtaining the United States periodontics specialists diploma and dentistry practicing license in 1989. He has been teaching periodontics and implant dentistry at the Boston University dental school, and has supervised post-doctorate students in periodontal and implant dentistry .

With 36 years of clinical experience and many years of teaching, Dr. Su is a senior clinical professor at Boston University. In the recent two decades, Dr. Su has devoted himself to clinical periodontal disease and oral implantology research. He has engaged in editing and writing textbooks on periodontal and implant operations and has trained a large number of senior professionals in those fields. He has also frequently served as a training professional for AAID. He has been invited to give lectures abroad and has presented well-received subject talks at the Oral Implant Annual Meeting of China.

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  1. Tang X, Tangkham T, Aljahdali B, Lee S, Su M, Dibart S. The role of TNF-a induced protein 1 in the activation of pro-apoptotic proteins. Hum Cell. 2021 Jul; 34(4):1123-1129.View Related Profiles. PMID: 33909263
  2. Su MF. Practice Osseous Surgery in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. The minimally invasive Maxillar Sinus Surgery. Blackwell Publishing. 2011.
  3. Li Y, Lee S, Hujoel P, Su MF, Zhang W, Arambula M, Rothen M, Su L, Mueller G, Kim J. Prevalence and severity of gingivitis in American adults. American Journal of Dentistry, Fed. 2010; 23:9-13.
  4. Su MF. Practical Advanced Periodontal Surgery. Dental Implant Placement Including the Use of Short Implants. Blackwell Publishing. 2007.
  5. Su MF. Practical Periodontal Plastic Surgery. Microsurgery. Blackwell Publishing. 2006.
  6. Dibart S, Warbington M, Su MF, Skobe Z. In vitro evaluation of the implant-abutment bacterial seal: the locking taper system. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2005 Sep-Oct; 20(5):732-7.View Related Profiles. PMID: 16274147
  7. Su MF, Dibart S, Warbington ML, Abdullah Y, Nunn M, Van Dyke TF. Effect of scaling and root planning with topical Doxycycline vs scaling and root planning alone on the subgingival microbiota of chronic periodontitis patients. Dent Res. 2003.
  8. Dibart S, De Feo P, Surabian G, Hart A, Capri D, Su MF. Oral piercing and gingival recession: review of the literature and a case report. Quintessence Int. 2002 Feb; 33(2):110-2.View Related Profiles. PMID: 11890025

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2012 American Academy of Periodotology: Best Educator Award
2005 BUGSDM: Excellence in Teaching Award
2002 BUGSDM: Excellence in Teaching Award
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