Dr. Lewis Cummings
Dr. Lewis C. Cummings, a Houston native, received his dental degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. While there, he received the Horace Wells Anesthesiology Award and the Annual Student Award for outstanding achievement in periodontics from the American Academy of Periodontology. After graduating dental school with honors, Dr. Cummings continued his training with a residency at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Lincoln, where he completed a Masters Degree in Oral Biology and received his certificate in periodontics. While in Lincoln, Dr. Cummings began to research tissue engineering and has since lectured nationally on the topic. Additionally, Dr. Cummings has advanced his dental implant training by attending the world renowned Misch International Implant Institute.
Currently, he holds associate professor positions with both the University of Texas Dental School at Houston and the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Lincoln; teaching soft tissue grafting and dental implants in the post-graduate programs. He is also an instructor with the Center for Advanced Dental Education in Dallas, Texas, teaching advanced periodontal plastic surgical procedures to dentists from around the world.