Dr. Perry R. Klokkevold DDSPerry Klokkevold, D.D.S, M.S., F.A.C.D. brings 25 years of clinical expertise as a periodontist, implant surgeon and educator to the PermaDent Team. He is a board-certified Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology, a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and a Faculty Member of the OKU Dental Honor Society. He graduated from UCSF School of Dentistry and completed postgraduate training in Hospital Dentistry, Periodontics and Implant Surgery, all at UCLA.

Dr. Klokkevold is Professor of Clinical Dentistry and Director of the UCLA Periodontics Residency Program. He lectures nationally and internationally and has been an invited expert to world conferences assessing the state of periodontics and implantology. He has published over 60 articles and more than 100 book chapters. He is Co-Editor Clinical Periodontology, (10th -13th eds) the most widely read and respected textbook inthe field of periodontics.

Professional Societies and Organizations:

American Academy of Periodontology (AAP)
American College of Dentists (ACD)
American Dental Association (ADA)
California Society of Periodontists (CSP)
California Dental Association (CDA)
Delta Sigma Delta Alumni Association
UCLA School of Dentistry Alumni Association
UCSF School of Dentistry Alumni Association

Education and Training

1978-1979

Biology – California State University, Long Beach

1979-1982

Mathematics – Computer Science / Microbiology – University of California, Los Angeles

1982-1986

B.S., D.D.S. – University of California, San Francisco School of Dentistry

1986-1987

Certificate, G.P.R. Hospital Dentistry – University of California, Los Angeles

1992-1994

Certificate, Periodontics – University of California, Los Angeles

1992-1995

M.S., Oral Biology – University of California, Los Angeles

1994-1995

Fellow Certificate, Implant Surgery – University of California, Los Angeles

Academic Positions

1987-1992

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Section of Hospital Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry

1995-1999

Assistant Professor, Section of Periodontics, UCLA School of Dentistry

1999-2018

Associate Professor, Section of Periodontics, UCLA School of Dentistry

2018-Current

Professor of Clinical Dentistry, Section of Periodontics, UCLA School of Dentistry

Administrative Appointments

1987-1990

Clinical Director, UCLA Hospital Dentistry

1990-1992

Director, Hospital Dentistry General Practice Residency, UCLA School of Dentistry

1995-1999

Co-Director, Implant Surgery Fellowship, UCLA School of Dentistry

1995-2002

Clinical Director, UCLA Periodontics

2002-Current

Director, Postgraduate Periodontics and Implant Surgery, UCLA School of Dentistry