Dr. Michael Palys
Dr. Michael Palys received his BA from Temple University, his DMD from Temple University School of Dentistry and his Masters of Medical Science (MMSc) from Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, and has been affiliated with the International and American Association for Dental Research and the Academy of Osseointegration.
Dr. Palys has published scientific articles on periodontics, and has worked with research teams at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the Forsyth Dental Center. He was a research fellow in the Department of Periodontology at Harvard, and a clinical research investigator at the Boston Oral Health Clincal Resource Center. In addition, he was a clinical instructor at the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene and in Forsyth Dental Center’s Periodontal Residency Program. Dr. Palys was also a research volunteer at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute’s Department of Cellular and Molecular Biology.
He previously worked as the staff periodontist at Harvard University Health Services for the last two decades. He currently splits his time between the Harvard School of Dental Medicine as an instructor in the predoctoral program and the HDCC clinic.
When he’s not treating periodontal issues, Dr. Palys enjoys watching his daughters play softball for their high school and travel teams and also enjoys playing many different card or board games with the family as well.