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Dr. Louis F. Clarizio — Maxillofacial Surgeon

Portsmouth, NH—Dr. Louis F. Clarizio is being recognized by Continental Who’s Who as a Distinguished Healthcare Provider in for his work in the medical field.

Dr. Clarizio earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree at Northwestern University in Chicago Illinois. He completed his hospital-based specialty training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Clarizio is board-certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and is a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, a Diplomate of the American Society of Osseointegration, and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Dr. Clarizio is the Owner & Operator of Louis F. Clarizio DDS PA Oral Surgery & Dental Implant Center. He has been in private practice in Seacoast, New Hampshire since 1987 and currently maintains offices in Portsmouth and Somersworth. Dr. Clarizio practices oral and maxillofacial surgery with expertise ranging from dental implant surgery and wisdom tooth removal. Dr. Clarizio notes that this includes techniques designed to rebuild bone structure with minimal surgical intervention and optimal patient comfort. “Each member of my team has been working with me for a minimum of 15 years and is critical to our practice operations and patient success stories. They are able to offer a wealth of experience and knowledge to every case and that is an incredible added value that sets us apart from many other oral and maxillofacial surgical centers — not just locally but nationwide,” he states.

Dr. Clarizio is a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry the Academy of Osseointegration; the European Association for Osseointegration; and the Seacoast Implant Dentistry Study Club, where he currently serves as President. His research interests include biomechanics of implant design; progressive/provisional loading to alter bone physiology; implant prosthetics; bone grafting techniques; and single-stage implants.

According to Dr. Clarizio, dentistry, also known as Dental and Oral Medicine, is a branch of medicine that consists of the study, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of diseases, disorders, and conditions of the oral cavity. Dentists diagnose and treat dental issues and help patients develop better oral hygiene regimens. They clean teeth, correct bite issues, perform surgeries, and extractions and perform other duties to ensure that the teeth and mouth are healthy. Oral and maxillofacial surgery specializes in surgery of the face mouth and jaws and is an internationally recognized surgical specialty.

The doctor notes that oral and maxillofacial surgeons are dental specialists who treat conditions, defects, injuries,, and esthetic aspects of the mouth, teeth, jaws, and face. Their training involves a four-year graduate degree in dentistry and the completion of a minimum four-year hospital surgical residency program. In Dr. Clarizio has worked in the field for more than 30 years and has used and developed numerous surgical instruments designed to minimize trauma and maximize efficiency for oral and maxillofacial surgery. A renowned lecturer, he has extensive experience presenting at medical and dental conferences and seminars throughout the country. He has also authored numerous articles in medical and dental journals and publications on a variety of dental implant-related subjects.

In his spare time, Dr. Clarizio enjoys working out, collecting many things, likes watches, and sports.

For more information about Dr. Clarizio, please visit his website at

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