Gustavo Fernandes
M.Sc., Ph.D.

Clinical Instructor in Dentistry, Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, School of Dentistry


Periodontics & Oral Medicine




Dr. Gustavo Fernandes is a Clinical Lecturer at the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He received his DDS degree from the Fluminense Federal University of NiterĂ³i (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil). His M.Sc. Degree in Medical Science and Ph.D. in Dentistry at the Fluminense Federal University (Brazil). Moreover, he also obtained M.Sc. in Dental Medicine at Fernando Pessoa University (Portugal). Dr. Fernandes is a postgraduate in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, and he is an ITI fellow. Dr. Fernandes has published several scientific articles and, currently, serves on the editorial board of some important journals and as an ad-hoc reviewer for over 20 different scientific journals. He is interested in clinical procedures, pre-clinical, clinical, and basic research involving bone grafting and biology, tissue repair, material testing, gingival recession, image analysis (histomorphometry and stereology), stem cell research, laser treatment, blood concentrates, dental implants, and oral rehabilitation.