Peter Lockhart, DDS

Peter B. Lockhart, DDS, a native of Massachusetts, graduated from University of North Carolina School of Dentistry. After a two-year General Practice Residency at Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, he joined the faculty at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston where he directed the GPR program, practiced general dentistry and oral medicine, and conducted clinical research for 10 years. He was Chair of the Department of Oral Medicine at Carolinas Medical Center, in Charlotte, NC for 26 years, where he is now Research Professor focusing on multiple funded clinical studies. He has a variety of research interests in oral medicine, particularly the dental management of medically complex patients. He has had funding for bacteremia and endocarditis research for over 25 years. Since 2004, he has been the American Dental Association liaison to the American Heart Association's Committee on Endocarditis. He has over 130 textbook chapters and peer reviewed journal articles and he is the editor of the text book, Oral Medicine and Medically Complex Patients.

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