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Periodontics and Oral Medicine

Tae-Ju Oh, DDS, MS

 photoClinical Professor & Associate Chair of Periodontics

Division of Periodontics
Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
1101 N. University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078
Phone:  734-647-3320 | Fax: 734-763-5503

Recent Publications | CV

Scholarly and Research Interests
  • Co-director, Pre-doctoral Implant Program
  • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
  • Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Fellow, ADEA (American Dental Education Association) Leadership Institute
  • Course Director, Periodontal Therapy II (Dent Ed 650) and Dental Implants Treatment Planning (Dent Ed 708)
  • Clinic Instructor, Vertically Integrated Clinic and Graduate Periodontics
  • Clinical Service: Periodontics/Implant Dentistry, Dental Faculty Associates Practice
  • Instructor, didactic courses for dental hygiene, dental students, and graduate students
  • Invited speaker, national and international conferences and seminars
  • Publications: more than 30 articles published in peer-reviewed journals, related to periodontology, dental implants, and dental education
  • Research Focus:  Dental implants (e.g., immediate implant loading, flapless implant surgery, guided bone regeneration, sinus lifting, etc.); Periodontology (e.g., local antimicrobial agents, soft tissue grafting, etc.)

Recent Publications

Peer-reviewed Journals

Lin GH, Chan HL, Bashutski JD, Oh TJ, Wang HL. The Effect of Flapless Surgery on Implant Survival and Marginal Bone Level: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. J Periodontol. 2013 Oct 23.

Perez LA, Lee A, Medina G, Eber R, Wang HL, Oh TJ. Combination flap surgery with resin-modified glass ionomer for the treatment of radicular lesions: a long-term follow-up. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent. 2013 Nov-Dec;33(6):825-32.

Tatarakis N, Kinney JS, Inglehart M, Braun TM, Shelburne C, Lang NP, Giannobile WV, Oh TJ. Clinical, microbiological, and salivary biomarker profiles of dental implant patients with type 2 diabetes. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2013 Feb 27.

Tanaka TI, Chan HL, Tindle DI, Maceachern M, Oh TJ. Updated clinical considerations for dental implant therapy in irradiated head and neck cancer patients. J Prosthodont. 2013 Aug;22(6):432-8.

Bashutski JD, Wang HL, Rudek I, Moreno I, Koticha T, Oh TJ. Effect of flapless surgery on single-tooth implants in the esthetic zone: a randomized clinical trial. J Periodontol. 2013 Dec;84(12):1747-54.

Chan HL, Oh TJ, Fu JH, Benavides E, Avila-Ortiz G and Wang HL (2012) Sinus augmentation via transcrestal approach: a comparison between the balloon and osteotome technique in a cadaver study. Clin Oral Implants Res. 2013 Sep;24(9):985-90. 

George F, Chan H-L, Razzoog M, and Oh T-J (2011). Fabrication of a model-based implant surgical guide using guided sleeves. J Prosthet Dent 106 (6):409-412.

Bashutski J,Oh T-J,Chan H-L, and Wang H-L (2011). Guided tissue regeneration: A decision-making model.J International Academy of Periodontology 13(2):48-57.

Koh RU, Oh T-J, Rudek I, Neiva GF, Misch CE, Rothman ED, and Wang H-L (2011). Hard and soft tissue changes following crestal and subcrestal immediate implant placement.  J Periodontol 82:1112-1120.

Chan H-L, Wang H-L,Bashutski J, Edwards PC, Fu J-H, and Oh T-J (2011). Retrograde peri-implantitis: A case report introducing an approach to its management. J Periodontol 82:1080-1088.

Lee S-J,Oh T-J, Lee M-H, Bae T-S, Soh Y, Kim B-I, and Kim HS (2011). Effect of bisphosphonates on anodized and heat-treated titanium surfaces: An animal experimental study. J Periodontol 82:1035-1042.

Morelli T, NeivaR, NevinsML, McGuireMK, OhT-J, BraunTM, NörJE, BatesD, and Giannobile WV (2011). Angiogenic biomarkers and healing of living cellular constructs. J Dent Res 90(4):456-462.

Chan H-L, Oh T-J,Bashutski J, Fu J-H, and Wang H-L (2010). Cervical enamel projections in unusual locations: A case report and literature review. J Periodontol 81(5):789-795.

Park S-H, Brooks SL, Oh T-J, and Wang H-L (2009). Effect of ridge morphology on guided bone regeneration outcome: Conventional tomographic study. J Periodontol 80:1231-1236.

Byun H-Y, Oh T-J, Abuhussein HM, Yamashita J, Soehren SE, and Wang H-L (2009). The significance of epithelial collar on the subepithelial connective tissue graft. J Periodontol 80:924-932.


Fu J-H, Oh T-J, Benavides E, Rios H, Al-Hezaimi K, and Wang H-L (2011). Clinical evaluation of guided bone regeneration in horizontally challenged ridges during implant placement surgery. 2011 AAP (American Academy of Periodontology) annual meeting research poster competition.

Leong D, Oh T-J, Benavides E, Al-Hezaimi K, Misch CE, and Wang H-L. Comparison between Sandwich Bone Augmentation and Allogenic Block Graft for Vertical Ridge Augmentation in the Posterior Mandible. 2011 AAP (American Academy of Periodontology) annual meeting.

Morelli T, Neiva R, Oh T-J, McGuire MK, Nevins M, Bates D, and Giannobile WV (2010). Angiogenic biomarker expression during healing of periodontal soft tissue defects using bilayered cell therapy. 2010 Midwest Society of Periodontology Annual Meeting Research Forum.

Morelli T, Neiva R, Oh T-J, McGuire MK, Nevins M, Bates D, and Giannobile WV (2009). Angiogenic biomarker expression during healing of periodontal soft tissue defects using bilayered cell therapy. 2009 Gordon research conference.