Meet The Doctor: Omar Abdo, DDS,MS, FACP


Board Certified Prosthodontist

(Specialist in Cosmetic Veneers & Restorations, Crown & Bridge, Dentures, Partials, Full Mouth Reconstruction, Maxillofacial Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry)

Prosthodontist & Dental specialist Dr. Omar AbdoDr. Omar Abdo is a Board Certified Prosthodontist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics. Prosthodontics is branch of dentistry that specializes on the replacement of missing teeth with artificial devices such as bridges, dentures and dental implants. Dr. Abdo focuses his professional practice on restorative dentistry, complex denture therapy, maxillofacial prosthodontics, as well as, advanced cosmetic, reconstructive and implant dentistry. In his 20- plus year career, Dr. Abdo has acquired valuable clinical experience and furthered his knowledge with continuing education and teaching. His training, experience and quest for excellence has provided him with a genuine and meticulous style, which he uses to offer his patients a comfort level and understanding of what is going on in their mouths and which is the best course of action for them.

Among his affiliations, Dr. Abdo is a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists and holds faculty appointments with the University of Illinois, Marquette University School of Dentistry, and NOVA Southeastern University School of Dental Medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Illinois at Chicago with graduate specialty training in Advanced Combined Prosthodontics and has completed his Master of Science degree in Oral Science at the University of Illinois Graduate College. Prior to establishing his Jupiter practice in 2005, Dr. Abdo was in private practice in Chicago and served on the prosthodontic staff at the Department of Veteran Affairs in Milwaukee and West Palm Beach.


Professional Affiliations

ACPAmerican College of Prosthodontics

AO -  Academy of Osseointegration

AAFP – American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics

ADA -  American Dental Association

ABP - The American Board of Prosthodontists

AAID -  American Academy of Implant Dentistry

IADR – International/American Association for Dental Research


Education

2003               American Board of Prosthodontics

                       Board Certified in Prosthodontics and a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics

2002               University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate College

                       Master of Sciences Degree in Oral Science

1998               University of Illinois Graduate College

                       Completed Graduate Training in Advanced Combined Prosthodontics

1992               University of Jordan, School of Dentistry

                       Doctorate of Dental Science

 

Faculty Appointments

July 2005 to Present        NOVA Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine

                                         Adjunct Assistant Professor – Post Graduate Prosthodontics Residency Program.

July 2003 – July 2005      West Palm Beach VA Medical Center

                                         Staff/Faculty – GPR program

Mar. 2000 – July 2003      C. J. Zablocki VA Medical Center

                                         Staff/Faculty – GPR program

June 1998 – July 2003     Marquette University College of dentistry

                                         Clinical Assistant Professor – Pre-doctoral Clinic & Graduate Program.

Jan. 1998 – Dec. 1999     University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry

                                         Clinical Assistant Professor – Pre-doctoral Clinic

                                         Laboratory instructor – Removable Partial Denture Technique

                                         Lecturer – Removable Partial Denture Technique

1991-1992                       University of Jordan

                                        Tutor – Biochemistry, Physiology, Histology, and Anatomy.