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E. Dwayne Karateew, DDS

Clinical Associate Professor, Graduate Program Director, Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery



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801 S. Paulina St., IL 60612


Dr. E. Dwayne Karateew is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontics. He received his DDS degree from Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery and Specialty certificates in Periodontics and Fixed Prosthodontics from the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Karateew has given numerous presentations primarily in implant dentistry in over 20 countries.   Currently, Dr. Karateew is serving as the Chairman of the Charitable Grants Committee of the Academy of Osseointegration (AO) as well as being a member of the AO Finance Committee.  Recently, Dr. Karateew was elected as a Fellow of the Academy of Osseointegration.  Within the American Academy of Periodontology, Dr. Karateew maintains a position as the Chair, of the Program Directors Committee and also has a position on the Education Committee.  He is a recognized international expert and authority on implant dentistry and osseointegration, having been invited to participate in an international implant consensus conference in 2018 as well as most recently serving as the Scientific Chair for the Academy of Osseointegration 2021 Annual Meeting. Dr. Karateew's research interests include characterizing the sulcular epithelium around implants afflicted with peri-implantitis and clinical applications and outcomes measurements related to the clinical practice of Periodontics.

Selected Publications

Bergamo E, Zahoui A, Barrera R, Huwais S, Coelho P., Karateew ED, Bonfante E. Osseodensification effect on implants primary and secondary stability: multicenter clinical study.  Clinical Oral Implants Research (accepted for publication)

Nares, S. Editor.  Clinical Periodontology Updated.  Springer Publications.  Berlin, Germany.   Karateew, E.D., Newman, T., Shakir, F.  Clinical Crown Lengthening.

Karateew, E. D. Editor and Author.  The Aesthetic Dental Implant.  Springer Publications.  Berlin, Germany. 2017.

Tamimi, D.  et al.  Karateew, E. D. and Sadrameli, M. Medical Editors.  Specialized Imaging:  Dental Implants.  Amrisys Publishing Inc.  Salt Lake City, UT.  2014.


  • Columbia University, DDS, 1992
  • Columbia University/Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Certificate in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. 1993
  • University of Pennsylvania, Certificate of Periodontics, 1995
  • University of Pennsylvania, Certificate of Fixed Prosthodontics, 1996

Licensures and Certifications

Licensed Dentist, Illinois
Licensed Specialist, Illinois

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Periodontology
Academy of Osseointegration
International Congress of Oral Implantologists
Midwest Society of Periodontology
Illinois Society of Periodontology

Research Currently in Progress

Current research interests involve investigation into the cellular and molecular changes which occur in the sulcular epithelium around implants afflicted with peri-implantitis.