Dr. Raymond Yukna is Professor of Advanced Periodontal Therapies at the University of Colorado, School of Dental Medicine and has a part-time private practice in Parker, Colorado. He is a Diplomate of both the American Board of Periodontology and the American Board of Oral Medicine. A graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, he received his periodontal training at the National Naval Dental Center, Bethesda, Maryland, and a Master of Science Degree from George Washington University.
Prior to accepting his current position, he was Director of Graduate Periodontics at Louisiana State University in New Orleans, where he has been awarded Professor Emeritus status; and prior to that in full-time private practice in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Yukna is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the Colorado Dental Association, the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry, and the World Clinical Laser Institute and the IADR. Dr. Yukna is a renowned national and international lecturer on lasers in periodontal treatment. He is concentrating his private practice on the use of lasers.