John C. Chao, DDS, MAGD
Research Associate Professor, University at Buffalo
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Ostrow School of Dentistry USC
Dr. John Chao graduated from the USC School of Dentistry and currently practices general dentistry in Alhambra. He received professional degrees from both USC School of Dentistry and Southwestern University School of Law. Dr. Chao has served as a reviewer for the Journal of Periodontology and he also teaches ethics at the USC School of Dentistry.
Dr. Chao also holds the following professional titles:
Research Associate Professor, Post Graduate Program in Periodontics, SUNY – Buffalo
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Behavior of Science, Ostrow School of Dentistry USC
Faculty, USC School of Dentistry
Instructor, Behavior Science
Graduate, USC School of Dentistry
Inventor/Author, Pinhole® Surgical Technique
Patent Holder, Surgical Instruments
CE Provider: Professional Responsibility, Infection Control & TMJ
Teacher of the Year 2012, Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
Master, Academy of General Dentistry
Fellow, International College of Cranio- Mandibular Orthopaedics
Fellow, International Academy of Mini Dental Implants
Fellow, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Fellow, Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry
Member, American Dental Association
Member, California Dental Association
Associate Member, American Academy of Periodontology
Member, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine
Member, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
Member, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
Member, American Academy of Pain Management
Member, American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Member, Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry
Member, Special Care Dentistry Association
Lectures & Presentations:
International Society of Periodontal Plastic Surgeons
North American Society of Periodontics
San Diego Periodontal Society
San Gabriel Valley Dental Society
San Gabriel Valley Dental Assistants Society
San Fernando Valley Dental Society
Mt. Baldy Study Club
Western Dental Society
Indian Dental Society
Chinese Dental Society
Punjabi Dental Society
Academy for Excellence in Dentistry
University of Texas - Department of Periodontics
International Academy of Mini Dental Implants
Los Angeles Dental Convention
Perio Protect Convention
Advanced Dental Implant Studies
San Diego Society of Periodontists
Napa Valley Periodontal Study Club
The 11th International Symposium on Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry
Arab American Dental Society
Honors & Recognition:
Ostro School of Dentistry of USC, 2012 Outstanding Faculty
Doctor of Divinity, Chinese for Christ Theological Seminary
ADA, CDA Lifetime Membership Award
USC Friends of Dentistry
Dr. Chao's Speaking Engagements and TV Interviews
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November 14-17, 2015
Dr. Chao and his staff will be at the AAP convention in Orlando, Florida.
August 10, 2015
Dr. Chao will present at the McCawley Periodontal Group in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
June 26, 2015
Dr. Chao will be a guest speaker at the DenMat Thinovations event at Universal Studios.
Dr. Chao speaks at the San Fernando Valley Dental Society
June 8, 2015
Dr. Chao will be interviewed on TV in Austin, Texas.
April 30 - May 2, 2015
California Dental Convention
Dr. Chao and staff will be in attendance both all 3 days and will have a large display booth.
April 17-18, 2015
Perio Protect convention in Las Vegas.
Dr. Chao and staff in attendance both days.
March 19, 2015
WEBINAR TIME - Dr. Chao the Inventor of the Pinhole® Surgical Technique will be speaking live via a Webinar this Thursday March 19th, 2015 at 7:00 pm pacific standard time. See a short surgery video and power point presentation followed by a question and answer session with Dr. Chao. Submit your wish to register for this Webinar to Dr. Rinesh Ganatra at firstname.lastname@example.org.
February 6-7, 2015
DentalXP convention in Las Vegas at the Encore Hotel. Dr. Chao and staff in attendance both days. Dr Chao will speak about the benefits of the Pinhole® Surgical Technique from 12;30-2:00 on Saturday the 7th.
January 16-17, 2015
North American Society of Periodontists. At the Ritz Carlton in Phoenix, Arizona. Dr. Chao and staff will be in attendance both days and Dr. Chao will give an hour presentation on the 17th about the benefits of the Pinhole® Surgical Technique.
December 1, 2014
San Fernando Valley Dental Society. Location: Palmdale, CA. 6:30-8:30pm Dr. Chao to provide a short power point presentation on the Pinhole® Surgical Technique followed up with a question and answer. Doctors nay bring up to 2 staff members. Dinner served.