Dr. Michael Katzap has spent over 18 years as a practitioner and educator in oral implantology. Dr. Katzap graduated from New York University College of Dentistry, and after completing a general practice residency at Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center (BUHMC) in Brooklyn, NY, was accepted and completed a hospital based AAID recognized two year Implantology fellowship program at BUHMC under Dr. A. Norman Cranin. After graduating, Dr. Katzap entered private practice, in Queens, NY, focused on oral implantology. Dr. Katzap was recruited to be the general residency coordinator at BHMC and in 2001 the director of the Implantology fellowship program in BHMC, a position he held till 2010. Dr. Katzap has been a literature review editor for the Journal of Oral Implantology since 1998; Dr. Katzap has lectured nationally, including the New York AAID Maxicourse, the Greater New York Dental Meeting and internationally on head and neck anatomy as it relates to oral implantology, implant surgery, bone grafting procedures and techniques.