MEET DR. GORMAN

With Offices in Plainview and Aquebogue
Providing Periodontal Services to all of Long Island

Dr. Gorman is a highly respected periodontist who is dedicated to his patient's periodontal health and concerned about their well-being.  He is originally from Mamaroneck, New York.  He graduated from Long Island University in 1970 with a dual degree in chemistry and mathematics.  He was accepted to Meharry Medical College School of Dentistry and graduated in 1974.  He then went on to complete a highly competitive two year residency in Periodontology at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, graduating in 1976.  Dr. Gorman was one of only two dentists accepted into the prestigious LSU graduate Periodontics program.  He completed his internship at Charity Hospital in New Orleans, where he was on staff as a resident periodontist.

Dr. Gorman began his solo practice in Plainview in 1979 and later opened a satellite office in Aquebogue, Long Island in 1983.  He has been in practice in Plainview for 30 years.  Many of Dr. Gorman's patients have commented that he   has "light hands and a gentle touch".  He is especially concerned with and sympathetic to patients who have apprehension or anxiety about their procedures.  He utilizes nitrous oxide (sweet air) for any or all of your procedures, including periodontal maintenance and he also can prescribe oral sedatives in conjunction with the air.  He has also performed periodontal surgeries in the hospital setting.

Dr. Gorman completed an intensive 300 hour advanced certificate course in Implantology at New York University School of Dentistry and Brookdale General Hospital in 1986.  He received his advanced training from noted implantologist A. Norman Cranin, D.D.S., who has written implantology text books. Dr. Gorman has been performing dental implant surgery for 20 years.  He is a highly proficient implant surgeon and is very successful and very experienced in placing implants.  He has placed thousands of implants for patients of all ages and income brackets.  His patients have expressed a high degree of satisfaction with Dr. Gorman and they are very happy with their implants.  They are especially pleased and have commented about the courteous, friendly, and professional manner in which they were treated by Dr. Gorman and his staff.

 

DR. GORMAN IS A MEMBER OF THE FOLLOWING ORGANIZATIONS:

On staff at Northshore University Hospital, Plainview • Retired associate professor of Periodontlolgy at SUNY Stony Brook, having served in that position for 20 years • Board Member on the Board of Delegates, Suffolk Co. Dental Society • American Academy of Periodontology • American Academy of Implant Dentistry • Northeastern Society of Periodontists • American Dental Society

 

LATEST CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSES:

Dr. Gorman recently received a commendation for completing 511 hours of CE courses.  They include lectures about cosmetic dentistry, periodontics, anesthesia and Pain control, oral pathology, and implant surgery.  Dr. Gorman regularly participates in the annual AAP conferences and attends various lectures that are offered only to Periodontists.

 

PLEASE E-MAIL DR. GORMAN AT:

perioport1@aol.com


Serving Plainview, Aquebogue and all of Long Island