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Dr. Gustavo Fernandes is currently a Clinical Instructor at the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He received his DDS from the Fluminense Federal University of Niteroi (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). His M.Sc. Degree in Medical Science and a Ph.D. in Dentistry at the Fluminense Federal University (Brazil). Moreover, he also obtained an M.Sc. in Dental Medicine at Fernando Pessoa University (Portugal), and his Ph.D. was recognized by the University of Lisbon (Portugal). Dr. Fernandes is a postgraduate in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry and an ITI Fellow. Dr. Fernandes has published several scientific articles (more than 115) and serves on the editorial board of some important journals and as an ad-hoc reviewer for over 35 scientific journals.
He is experienced as clinical assistant professor (10 years [Brazil and Portugal]); Chair in Periodontics (Brazil, 4 years); Chair in Periodontics, Implant Dentistry, Biomaterials, Dental Materials, Regenerative Medicine and Biotechnology (Portugal, 3 years).
Moreover, he was the director of the Periodontics program (Brazil and Portugal).
He is interested in clinical procedures, pre-clinical, clinical, and basic research involving bone grafting and biology, tissue repair, material testing, gingival recession, image analysis (histomorphometry and stereology), stem cell research, laser treatment, blood concentrates, dental implants, and oral rehabilitation.