Philip Y. Kang, DDS

Dentistry, Periodontics, Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery
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Dr. Philip Kang is the Program Director of Periodontics at Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. 

Dr. Kang is a recognized lecturer and researcher on dental implant-related topics, laser therapy, as well as traditional periodontal therapy. He is involved in multiple clinical research trials evaluating immediate dental implant placement, immediate provisionalization and loading, various surgical techniques, designs of dental implants, laser-assisted treatment of periodontal diseases and peri-implantitis, and management of complications.

Dr. Kang is actively involved in professional societies for dentistry and periodontics, contributing as a site visitor for the Commission on Dental Accreditation, a test constructor for the American Academy of Periodontology In-Service Examination Committee and the American Dental Association Board of Trustees Dental Licensure Objective Structured Clinical Examination (DLOSCE), and a member of the Northeast Society of Periodontists Board of Directors.

Practice Locations

1617 Parker Ave
Fort Lee, NJ 07024
(201) 461-0130
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Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Dental Implant
  • Gum Disease
  • Laser Therapy
  • Non-Surgical Periodontics
  • Periodontal Surgery
  • Periodontal Therapy

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Dental Medicine (Periodontics) at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Director, Periodontics Postdoctoral Program


  • Male

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1617 Parker Ave
Fort Lee, NJ 07024

Insurance Accepted

Consumer Health Network (CHN)

  • Consumer Health Network (CHN)


  • DentaQuest

Devon Health Services

  • Devon Health Services-PPO


  • Medicare Managed Care

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • DDS, University of Michigan
  • Residency: University of Pennsylvania
  • Residency: Harvard University

Board Certifications

  • Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery

Honors & Awards

2016 | Dr. Stanislaw H. Brzustowicz Junior Faculty Award, Association of Dental Alumni of Columbia University College of Dental Medicine

2015 | Educator Award, American Academy of Periodontology