Dr. Meyer I. Perlstein has been in private practice of Periodontics in the Atlanta, Sandy Springs, Dunwoody area since 1975. He specializes in conservative periodontal therapy, scaling and root planning (deep scaling), osseous and bone surgery (your basic periodontal surgery), implant placement, soft tissue grafts, antibiotic therapy, periodontal cleanings and esthetic periodontal procedures. Dr. Perlstein attended and graduated Emory in 1971. He spent 2 years in the USAF stationed at Bolling’s AFB and the pentagon as a General Dental Officer. He received his postdoctoral certificate in Periodontology and a Master’s of Science Degree from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio in 1975. He taught as an associate professor of Periodontology at Emory University in Atlanta, while continuing his private practice in Dunwoody / Sandy Springs.
He is a member of numerous dental and professional organizations including the ADA where he is a lifetime member, GDA, Northern Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, the Georgia Association of Periodontists and Alpha Omega. He has a grown son, a wife and a cat named Dadiluka who is more like a dog. Dr. Perlstein has presented numerous papers and lectures for local and national professional organizations. He also plays violin in his spare time and was an alternate on the US Olympic Dental Team in 1996.