It is with great pleasure and honor to feature Dr. Gerald I. Drury. Dr. Drury is a long time family friend and periodontist. His periodontal services are among the best in the country, and extends from his office staff to the procedures performed by Dr. Drury.
Dr. Drury was born in Chicago Illinois. He attended the University of Illinois for both undergraduate and dental school. He also received a masters degree in Physiology from the Medical College of Virginia. He did an internship at the Northeast Florida State Hospital and practiced general dentistry in Fort Myers Beach Florida. He did his specialty training at LSU and went onto full time teaching at USC where he remains as a Clinical Professor and a Course Director. He has a full time periodontal practice in Hermosa Beach, California.
Dr. Drury is a past President of the California Society of Periodontists, a past Director and Chairman of The American Board of Periodontology, the Ethics Chairman for the Western Los Angeles Dental Society, Periodontal Peer Review Chairman for the California Dental Association, and Past President of the Western Society of Periodontololgy. He is a Certified Dental Editor, and Editor in Chief of The Journal of The Western Society of Periodontology. He is presently a trustee for the American Academy of Periodontology.
His honors include a Research Award from the American Association of Dental Research, a teaching award from USC post graduate Periodontics, a journalism award from the International College of Dentists, a public service award from The California Society of Periodontists, and an outstanding service award from the American Board of Periodontology. He is also a fellow of the American College of Dentists. He has written scores of original articles and has lectured extensively here and abroad. He has been listed in Who's Who in America.
Diplomate and Past Chairman American Board of Periodontology
Practicing Dentistry since 1972 and Periodontics since 1979, Dr. Drury offers his patients years of experience in the field of Periodontics and Dental Implants. A Clinical Professor and Course Director at USC School of Dentistry for thirty two years, he has a unique blend of didactic and clinical expertise.
He is a past President of The California Society of Periodontists, a past Chairman of the American Board of Periodontology, a Certified Dental Editor and Editor in Chief of the Journal of the Western Society of Periodontology, e is Periodontal Peer Review Chairman for the California Dental Association, and Ethics Chairman for the Western Los Angeles Dental Society. He is also the Past President of the Western Society of Periodontolgy and a trustee for the American Academy of Periodontology.
He has won teaching, research, literary and public service awards. He has been listed in Who's Who in America.
The office philosophy is centered around preservation of the atural dentition for as long as possible. Dental Implants, if necessary, are offered at reasonable fees and implant consultations are offered gratis. Dr. Drury has been placing dental implants since 1985.
Also available are periodontal screening examinations to confirm the presence of periodontitis. These simple screening exams are offered at no cost. If the presence of disease is detected, the patient will be offered a complete periodontal examination and treatment plan at a reasonable fee.
• Preventive and Maintenance Care
• Periodontal Scaling and Root Planing
• Corrective Periodontal Surgery
• Cosmetic Periodontal Plastic Surgery
• Periodontal Crown Lengthening Procedures.
• Soft and Hard tissue Regeneration
• Ridge and Sinus Augmentation
• Dental Implants and abutments
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We understand the importance of providing these services to our patients in a comfortable, stress-free manner. We offer nitrous oxide to relax those patients that request it.
1100 Pacific Coast Hwy
Hermosa Beach, CA 90254
Phone number (310) 376-9884 http://www.gdrurydds.com/