Dr. Tarnow, a graduate of the New York University College of Dentistry, is a specialist in both periodontics and prosthodontics, and former chairman of the college’s Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. Presently, Director of Implant Education at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine, Dr. Tarnow has written over 100 scientific papers and has co-authored or contributed chapters to several textbooks, including “Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry” (which he co-authored with SDNY’s Dr. Stephen Chu).
Additionally, he is section editor of two dental journals and on the advisory boards of five others. One of the most sought after speakers at international dental implant symposiums, Dr. Tarnow is the recipient of numerous awards for his many significant contributions to dentistry.
He has received the Master Clinician Award from the American Academy of Periodontology and in addition, he has been honored by being named New York University’s Outstanding Teacher of the Year. In recognition of Dr. Tarnow’s exceptional achievements and his dedication to the advancement of dentistry, the New York University College of Dentistry has named its periodontal and implant dentistry postgraduate clinical wing in his honor.