About Dr. Thang

Dr. Herman Thang, D.D.S

Dr. Herman Thang graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a Bachelor degree in Science (BSc) in 2001. He then completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree at the University of Toronto in 2005, followed by an Advanced General Dentistry certificate (AGD) residency at the University of Maryland where he furthered his training in dental implant surgery. After practicing general dentistry for a year, Dr. Thang returned to the University of Toronto in 2007 and completed a Master’s degree in Periodontics (MSc.perio) specialty degree in 2010.

As a licensed periodontal specialist in Canada and a board certified periodontist in the USA, Dr. Thang is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (FRCDC), as well as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology (Dip.ABP).

Dr. Thang has been awarded the Harry Dressler Award for Clinical Excellence from the University of Maryland in 2006, the prestigous Balint Orban Award from the American Academy of Periodontics in 2008, as well as other awards including the Gordon Cressy Leadership award, the University of Toronto Research Day awards in 2003 and 2008, the honour dental society Omicron Kappa Upsilon’s travel award, the Mount Sinai Hospital Bone and Mineral Research Group scholarship and the Dental Students’ Society award of Distinction.

Dr. Thang is an active member of the Ontario Society of Periodontists, Canadian Association of Periodontists, the American Academy of Periodontics and has served as the president of the Ontario Society of Periodontists (OSP), Burlington Dental Academy as well as the Dental Student’s Society.

Dr. Thang has co-authored articles published in high impact journals and has lectured on topics related to periodontics, bone remodeling and healing. He has taught periodontics at the clinical and pre-clinical levels at the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto and currently hosts lectures on Periodontal and implant therapy in Burlington.

Dr. Thang is a co-founder of Burlington Periodontics and focuses his specialty practice on dental implants and periodontal surgery.

Dr. Thang lives in Burlington with his wife Mindy where they enjoy exploring Burlington and its various restaurants.

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