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Aniruddh Narvekar, BDS, MS

Clinical Associate Professor, Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery



Building & Room:



801 S. Paulina, IL 60612


Dr. Narvekar serves as Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontics. He completed a Bachelor of Dental Surgery in 2010 in Bombay, India. In 2011, he joined the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, in Philadelphia where he completed a 4- year residency in Periodontics and Periodontal Prosthesis (dual certificate). Dr. Narvekar is the recipient of the American Academy of Periodontology Educator Award and the Osseointegration Foundation’s 2nd Applied Science Research Grant. Dr. Narvekar’s research interests include implant dentistry and dental education.

Selected Publications

Book Chapters

Narvekar A, Luan KW, Gholami F. (2019). Decision trees in periodontal surgery: Resective versus regenerative periodontal surgery. In: S. Nares (Ed.). Advances in Periodontal Surgery: A Clinical Guide to Techniques and Interdisciplinary Approaches (pp 23-41) New York, New York: Springer.

Journal Articles

Narvekar A., Valverde Estepa A., Naqvi A, Nares S. Used dental implant healing abutments elicit immune responses: A comparative analysis of detoxification strategies. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 2020; 22: 730-738.

Shaltoni S, Ashrafi S, Narvekar A, Viana MG, Nares S. Peri-implant disease education and diagnosis in the pre-doctoral curriculum. J Dent Educ 2020; 10.1002/jdd.12400. Advance online publication.

Ashrafi S, Narvekar A. (2019). A quick reference guide to the evaluation of peri-implant tissues in health and disease. Access, 8-13.

Luan K, Narvekar A. Maintaining the oral microbiome. Dimens Dent Hyg 2019: 17: 25–30.

Luan, K., Narvekar, A. (2019). Supporting success in implant therapy. Decisions in dentistry (CE Sponsored by Crest + Oral B in partnership with the American Academy of Periodontology).

Ashrafi, S., Narvekar, A. (2019). Evaluation of the peri-implant tissues in health and disease. CDE World.

Narvekar, A., Luan, K., Gholami, F. (2019). Regenerative periodontal surgery. Clin Dent Review 2019; 4. 1.


  • Dr. D.Y. Patil Dental University and Hospital, Mumbai, India, BDS, India, 2009
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Certificate in Periodontics, 2015
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Certificate in Fixed Prosthodontics, 2015

Licensures and Certifications

Licensed Dentist, Illinois
Licensed Specialist, Illinois
Diplomate, American Academy of Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery

Research Currently in Progress

Dr. Narvekar’s research focuses on Implant dentistry including the re-use of dental implant healing abutments, regenerative periodontal therapy and dental education. He is the author of several peer reviewed publications and a book chapter and serves as a reviewer for several journals.