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Dr. Anthony G. Sclar is considered a leader around the world in reconstructive and esthetic dental implant surgery. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Anesthesiology training at the University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital in 1989. A diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Dr. Sclar maintains an active interdisciplinary referral based dental implant surgery practice in South Miami, Florida. He performs 15-20 advanced and complex implant surgery procedures each week, including hard and soft tissue implant site development and tissue engineering procedures, periodontal plastic procedures, and immediate function procedures for partially and atrophic edentulous patients. He also manages patients presenting with a wide range of implant complications. Dr. Sclar’s patients originate from the Continental U.S., South and Central America, and the Caribbean. They seek out Dr. Sclar not only for his unsurpassed surgical skills but also for his caring and compassionate approach to treatment.

Dr. Sclar is the Director of Clinical Research and Dental Implant Surgery in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Nova Southeastern University School of Dentistry, an editor for the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery’s dental implant section, a reviewer for numerous implant journals, a member of the AAOMS special committee for the development of parameters of care and clinical pathways for dental and Craniomaxillofacial Implant Surgery and the founder of the Sclar Center for Empowered Dental Implant Learning.

In addition to publishing numerous scientific and clinical journal articles and textbook chapters pertaining to dental implant surgery, Dr. Sclar co-edited a surgical atlas entitled: Soft Tissue Esthetic Procedures for Teeth and Implants (W.B. Saunders 1999) and authored the hallmark, multi-language textbook titled Soft Tissue and Esthetic Considerations in Implant Therapy (Quintessence 2003). A much sought-after educator and lecturer, Dr. Sclar has made presentations to top dental professionals throughout the U.S., as well as Germany, Italy, Spain, France, Switzerland, the UK, Australia, and Canada. Dr Sclar regularly participates as a featured speaker for numerous national and international implant dentistry conferences and symposiums, including AAOMS, AO, EAO, ACOMS, ISPRD, AAID, and ICOI.

An innovator, Dr. Sclar developed classifications and treatment algorithms for predictable management of extractions site defects and alveolar ridge defects in esthetic areas. He also developed the Bio-Col ridge preservation protocol, the Vascularized Interpositional Periosteal-Connective Tissue Flap for esthetic soft tissue augmentation, and the “u” shaped peninsula flap, a minimally invasive approach for implant surgery.

Having placed over 15,000 implants, Dr. Sclar currently is recognized as one of the most experienced implant surgeons and foremost implant educators in the world. He is a passionate teacher who empowers his colleagues by integrating evidence based information with his broad based clinical experience.

More information about Dr. Sclar’s private practice is available here.