Raymond Yukna is Professor of Advanced Periodontal Therapies at the University of Colorado School of Dentistry and has a part-time private practice in Colorado, USA. Dr. Yukna is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Periodontology and the American Board of Oral Medicine. A graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, he received his periodontal training at the National Naval Dental Center, Bethesda, Maryland, and a Master of Science Degree from George Washington University. Formerly, he was Director of Graduate Periodontics at Louisiana State University in New Orleans; and prior to that in full-time private practice in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Yukna’s current research and publications are concentrated in the fields of reconstructive periodontics, bone grafting, dental implants, and laser uses in periodontics.