Dr. David Pelham is the group’s periodontist and implant surgeon. He received his Masters in Medical Sciences and Oral Biology, as well as his Certificate in Periodontology, from Harvard University.
Prior to training at Harvard, where he was a predoctoral and postdoctoral clinical instructor and examiner, Dr. Pelham earned his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He received his undergraduate degree in 1990 from Tufts University, where he was President of the American Chemical Society (Tufts’ chapter), tutored fellow students on many subjects and was on the dean’s list.
As a student, Dr. Pelham received numerous distinctions, including the Annual Student Award of the American Academy of Periodontology, the Quintessence Book Award for Research, the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Award, the Northeastern Society of Periodontists Award, First Place in the Third Annual IAMS Scholarship Competition and an Undegraduate Award in Analytic Chemistry by the American Chemical Society. In addition to an outstanding academic record, Dr. Pelham has significant research experience. His work has been published in the Journal of Organic Chemistry and Bioconjugate Chemistry,among others.
Dr. Pelham continues to advance his knowledge via continuing education courses on topics such as implants, oral conscious sedation and Invisalign® orthodontics. He maintains membership in the American Association of Periodontists, the American Dental Association and the Massachusetts Dental Society. Outside of the office, Dr. Pelham enjoys spending time with his wife and children.