Daniel J Melker, DDS
Education: University of Florida 1966 to 1969
Emory University 1969 to 1973
Boston University School of Dentistry 1973 to 1975 - Specialty training in Periodontics
Daniel J. Melker, D.D.S. has been in private practice of Periodontics for the past thirty five years in Clearwater, Florida.
Dr. Melker currently lectures to the University of Florida Periodontic and Prosthodontic graduate programs on the Periodontic-Restorative relationship and has also lectured at Baylor University, University of Houston, U of Alabama Birmingham, as well as LSU Graduate Periodontal Program. Dr. Melker’s lectures include the Florida Society of Periodontics, the Pankey Institute, Florida Dental Hygiene Society, the Southwest Florida Dental Society, the West Coast Dental Association, Florida Society of Prosthodontics, the Massachusetts Dental Association, the New Orleans Dental Congress, American Academy of Periodontology and the Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Greater Orlando Dental Society and the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry. THE HIGHLIGHT OF DR. MELKER’S PRESENTATIONS CAME IN 2010 WHERE HE SPOKE TO THE ILLINOIS ACADEMY OF PERIODONTICS. INCLUDED IN THE AUDIENCE WERE RESTORATIVE DENTISTS. THE PRESENTATION WAS ON THE TEAM CONCEPT OF COMPREHENSIVE PERIODONTAL AND RESTORATIVE TREATMENT.
Dr. Melker has published articles in The International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, Contemporary Esthetics, Chairside Magazine, JIACD,Dentaltown and Dentistry Today. Dr. Melker is also a two time Gold Medal recipient from The Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
In participation with Proctor & Gamble/Alza and Biora Dr. Melker was a clinical researcher in relationship to the tetracycline delivery system, Actisite and Emdogain enamel protein matrix. In addition, Dr. Melker participated in the Actisite Launch Satellite Symposium as a case presenter and has also lectured for Biora on the benefits of using Emdogain in bone regenerative procedures.
28465 U.S. Hwy 19 N, Suite 204
Clearwater, FL 33761