Dr. Irina Dragan received her Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM). She completed her advanced training in Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at TUSDM and earned a Master of Science in Dental Medicine at the same institution. She also received post-doctoral training in comprehensive and esthetic dentistry at New York University College of Dentistry.
Dr. Dragan is board certified in periodontics and dental implants and is an assistant professor of periodontology at TUSDM. She has published more than 20 research papers, written five chapters in dental textbooks, and has lectured both nationally and internationally. Dr. Dragan is the recipient of the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation Tarrson Fellowship award, given to an outstanding young periodontist for research in periodontics. She has also received the Presidential Citation from the American Dental Education Association and most recently was honored with the Tufts University Provost’s Award for Outstanding Teaching Service. Her recent publication in the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry is focused on the utilization of a novel soft tissue substitute for gingival grafting.
Dr. Dragan has received comprehensive training and experience using the most advanced techniques in robotic-guided implant placement and minimally-invasive periodontal surgery. She is fully trained and experienced in all phases of periodontal and implant treatment and continues to explore innovations to advance periodontal treatment options.
In her free time, Dr. Dragan enjoys reading, working out, and spending time with her family and friends. Dr. Dragan is also fluent in Romanian and Spanish.