Dr. Victor Terranova, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D., is a distinguished figure in the field of dentistry, with a career spanning over four decades. With a wealth of experience and expertise, Dr. Terranova has left an indelible mark on the world of dentistry. He has worn multiple hats throughout his illustrious journey, from owning and managing his own successful practice to holding esteemed positions at renowned institutions.
Dr. Terranova's educational journey started with a DMD from The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. He then furthered his academic pursuits, earning both a Master's and a Ph.D. in Molecular Biology from the prestigious University of Rochester in New York. At the Eastman Dental Center – University of Rochester, he honed his skills, specializing in Periodontology under the mentorship of Dr. Helmut A. Zander.
Over the years, Dr. Terranova's career has been marked by his association with esteemed institutions, including the Revlon Biotechnology Research Center, State University of New York at Buffalo, Roswell Park Memorial Institute, Columbia University School of Physicians and Surgeons, Veterans' Administration Medical Center, Loyola University Stitch School of Medicine, and Collaborative Clinical Research. His exceptional contributions to the field have been recognized with numerous scientific honors, and he has been a sought-after lecturer on the international stage for over 25 years.
In addition to his academic and research pursuits, Dr. Terranova is at the forefront of clinical practice. He performs a wide range of oral surgical procedures, including implants, extractions, and maxillo-facial surgeries, drawing from his extensive training in maxillofacial surgical techniques, plastic surgery, and oral pathology. Dr. Terranova's passion for his work extends beyond the clinic and laboratory; he is also known for his dedication to competitive skiing, racing at Lime Rock, and excelling in tennis.
Notably, Dr. Terranova has a special interest in implantology for immune-compromised patients, showcasing his commitment to making a difference in patients' lives. His expertise extends to successfully placing implants in patients who have experienced bone loss due to radiation therapy.
With a rich tapestry of experiences, a strong educational background, and a commitment to advancing the field of dentistry, Dr. Victor Terranova is a true luminary in the world of dental medicine.