Dr. Holtzclaw is a Periodontist who specializes in advanced procedures such as immediate full mouth dental implants, All-On-4™ dental implant surgery, traditional dental implant treatments, bone regeneration, and the treatment of periodontal disease. Dr. Holtzclaw is board certified by both the American Academy of Periodontology and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is the most highly published dentist in Austin with over 50 peer reviewed journal articles and textbook chapters in print. He is a highly sought educator by many dental implant companies and has provided over 100 lectures worldwide. Dr. Holtzclaw has been named a Leader in Continuing Dental Education by Dentistry Today Magazine for 13 consecutive years (2007-2019). Less than 1% of dentists nationwide have received this honor. Dr. Holtzclaw is also the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Implant & Advanced Clinical Dentistry, one of the world’s largest and most prestigious dental journals.
Dr. Dan Holtzclaw is a native Texan, raised in Humble and Midland, Texas. After attending Texas A&M University, he graduated with honors from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and was commissioned as an officer in the United States Navy.
While in the Navy, Dr. Holtzclaw attained the rank of Lieutenant Commander during 12 years of service at duty stations all over the world. During this time, Dr. Holtzclaw completed a one-year Hosptial General Practice Residency (GPR) at Naval Medical Center Portsmouth, Virginia and an additional 3-year residency in Periodontics at the National Naval Medical Center (“The President’s Hospital”) in Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Holtzclaw was awarded nearly a dozen prestigious service medals and finished his naval career as the Periodontist for the world famous US Navy Blue Angels flight demonstration team.
The American Board of Periodontology was established in 1939 by the American Academy of Periodontology. The mission of the American Board of Periodontology is to advance and elevate the quality of periodontal care through examination, certification, and recertification of periodontists through Diplomate status.
Diplomates of the American Board of Periodontology have made significant achievements beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty. To achieve Board certification, periodontists must:
Dr. Dan Holtzclaw of Austin, TX featured in National NEODENT Dental Implant Advertisement
Austin Periodontist Dr. Dan Holtzclaw is featured in a Nationally running advertisement for NEODENT Dental Implants. Dr. Holtzclaw is recognized by NEODENT as a leader in dental implant placement and restoration. In this video, NEODENT interviews Dr. Holtzclaw about the benefits of NEODENT Dental Implants.
Dan Holtzclaw, DDS, MS of Austin, TX lectures for Neodent Dental Implants at the 2016 American Academy of Implant Dentistry Annual Meeting
Austin Periodontist Dan Holtzclaw, DDS, MS lectured for Neodent Dental Implants at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana regarding full mouth immediately loaded dental implants, commonly known as “Teeth In a Day” or “All On 4” by other companies.
Dan Holtzclaw, DDS, MS of Austin, TX lectures for Snoasis Medical at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Annual Meeting
Dr. Dan Holtzclaw of Austin, TX recently lectured for Snoasis Medical at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana regarding advanced bone grafting procedures utilizing Amnion-Chorion membrane barriers.
Dr. Dan Holtzclaw Provide Sold Out Hands-On Training Course for Bone Grafting Procedures at the 2016 American Academy of Implant Dentistry Meeting
Dan Holtzclaw, DDS, MS of Austin, TX recently provided a 4 hour long hands-on training course to a sold out audience of General Dentists at the 2016 American Academy of Implant Dentistry Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana
Dr. Dan Holtzclaw of Austin, TX teaches hands-on surgical course to dentists from 20 states
Austin Periodontist Dr. Dan Holtzclaw was the sole instructor to dentists from 20 states in a hands-on surgical course held at the Community Tissue Services World Headquarters in Kettering, Ohio. Dr. Holtzclaw taught a variety of surgical procedures including general and advanced bone grafting, suturing techniques, and surgical management.
Dr. Dan Holtzclaw lectures with All-On-4 (Trademark of Nobel Biocare, Not Affiliated nor Endorsed by Dr. Holtzclaw) Inventor and Pioneer Dr. Paulo Malo at Academy of Osseointegration Annual Meeting
Austin Periodontist Dr. Dan Holtzclaw was selected by the Nobel Biocare Dental Implant Company to sit on an exclusive panel of 7 international dentists to lecture at the Academy of Oseointegration Annual Meeting. Dr. Holtzclaw, one of the world’s leading Dental Implant Surgeons, lectured along with All-On-4 (Trademark of Nobel Biocare, Not Affiliated nor Endorsed by Dr. Holtzclaw)Inventor and Pioneer Dr. Paulo Malo of Portugal.
Dr. Dan Holtzclaw of Austin, TX is featured in Dental Town Magazine
Austin Periodontist Dr. Dan Holtzclaw was recently featured in Dental Town Magazine. The article featured Dr. Holtzclaw and his surgical setup for dental implant placement. Dr. Holtzclaw is internationally recognized as a leader in dental implant treatment and Dental Town Magazine specifically sought Dr. Holtzclaw for this particular interview. Dental Town is the world’s largest dental website and its magazine is seen by tens of thousands of dentists.
Dr. Dan Holtzclaw lectures at prestigious Meisinger High Altitude Bone Conference
Austin Periodontist Dr. Dan Holtzclaw was a featured speaker at the prestigious Meisinger High Altitude Bone Conference recently held in Vail, Colorado. Dr. Holtzclaw lectured on the topics of bone regeneration and Teeth in a Day implant techniques to a crowded audience of Oral Surgeons, Periodontists, and General Dentists.
Nobel Biocare features cases by Dr. Dan Holtzclaw for their CREOS bone graft advertising campaign
Nobel Biocare (Nobel Biocare is a trademark of Nobel Biocare and is not endorsed by Dr. Holtzclaw), the world’s largest dental implant company, recently launched its new line of CREOS dental bone regeneration products and prominently features multiple cases by Austin Periodontist Dr. Dan Holtzclaw. Cases performed by Dr. Holtzclaw are featured on the Nobel Biocare website and in print brochures which are being distributed in both the United States and Canada. Dr. Holtzclaw stated, “I am honored that Nobel Biocare has chosen to feature my cases in their advertisements for their new bone regeneration line. Nobel Biocare only works with the best and that is what we try to provide our patients on a daily basis.”
Dr. Dan Holtzclaw lectures to over 200 dental implant executives and professionals at the Annual Nobel Biocare North American Sales Meeting
Austin Periodontist Dr. Dan Holtzclaw was a featured speaker at the 2014 Annual Nobel Biocare North American Sales Meeting held at the Hard Rock Hotel in San Diego, California. This annual meeting is held for training and education of Nobel Biocare sales professionals in North America. Dr. Holtzclaw lectured on the topics of bone regeneration. (Nobel Biocare is a trademark of Nobel Biocare and is not endorsed by Dr. Holtzclaw).
Professional Dental Implant Publications by Dr. Dan Holtzclaw
Dr. Holtzclaw is the most highly published author in Austin with over 40 articles published in many international dental journals. Research Gate, the world’s leading measure of scientific reputation, has ranked Dr. Holtzclaw in the top 35% of researchers WORLDWIDE (Click here for verification)
Publication of scientific articles is a rigorous and difficult process. Prior to publication, each article must be reviewed and approved by a panel of experts in the dental field. While a handful of Austin Dentists may have 1 or 2 publications from the time many years ago when they were dental students, Dr. Holtzclaw continues to publish new scientific literature every year with 7 new articles published within the last year alone!
Dr. Holtzclaw’s successful publication of over 40 scientific articles has established him as a leader in the field of Periodontics. In fact, Dentistry Today Magazine has named Dr. Holtzclaw as a Leader in Continuing Education for the past 9 consecutive years for his contributions to dental research and literature.
Dr. Holtzclaw also serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Implant and Advanced Clinical Dentistry and is an editorial board member of the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Academy of Periodontology Journal Clinical Advances in Periodontics.
1. TEXT BOOK CHAPTER: Tissue and Cell Clinical Use: An Essential Guide. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, London. October 2012. ISBN 1405198257. Holtzclaw, D: Chapter 10 – Allograft Tissue Used for the Practice of Dentistry.
2. Holtzclaw D. Open Sinus Lift Healing Comparison Between a non-Perforated Schneiderian Membrane and a Perforated Schneiderian Membrane Repaired with Amnion-Chorion Allograft Barrier: A Controlled Split Mouth Case Report. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2014;6(8):11-21.
3. Holtzclaw D. Extraction site preservation using new graft material that combines mineralized and demineralized allograft bone: a case series report with histology. Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry 2014;35(2):107-12.
4. Holtzclaw D, Hinze F. Prevalence of Palatal Exostoses in Patients That Have Received Periodontal Surgery in the Posterior Maxilla. Clinical Advances in Periodontics 2013;May:1-6.
5. Holtzclaw D, Hinze F, Burnham J, Toscano N, Shumaker N. Intravenous Moderate Sedation as an Adjunct for Periodontal Surgery: A Retrospective Analysis of 964 Cases. Clinical Advances in Periodontics 2013;January:1-9.
6. Holtzclaw D. Prevention of Disfigurative Healing with Immediate Hard and Soft Tissue Treatment for Recent Dentoalveolar Trauma: A Case Report. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2013;5(10):19-29.
7. Toscano N, Holtzclaw D. Clinical application of xenogenic porcine bilayer collagen matrix in the treatment of Miller Class 1 and 2 gingival recession defects. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2013; 5(3):39-45.
8. Holtzclaw D. Serum Interleukin-12 and Interferon-Gamma Levels in Humans with Periodontal Disease and Preeclampsia: A Pilot Study. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2013;5(1):46-55.
9. Holtzclaw D, Toscano N, Hinze F. Gingival Flap Attachment Healing with Amnion-Chorion Allograft Membrane: A Controlled Case Report Replication of the Classic 1968 Hiatt Study. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2012; 4(5): 19-25.
10. Holtzclaw D, Toscano N. Amnion-Chorion Allograft Barrier Used for Guided Tissue Regeneration Treatment of Periodontal Intrabony Defects: A Retrospective Observational Report. Clinical Advances in Periodontics 2012;June:1-7.
11. Iglesia-Puig M, Jimenez F, Holtzclaw D. Immediate Implant Considerations for Interradicular Bone in Maxillary Molars: Case Reports. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2012; 4(3): 19-31.
12. Holtzclaw D. Serum Interleukin-12 and Interferon Gamma Levels in Humans with Periodontal Disease and Preeclampsia: A Pilot Study: J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2013; 5(1): 45-53.
13. Horowitz R, Holtzclaw D, Rosen PS. A review on alveolar ridge preservation following tooth extraction. J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2012 Sep;12(3 Suppl):149-60.
14. Toscano N, Sabol J, Holtzclaw D, Scott T. Implant repositioning by segmental osteotomy: a case series and review. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent. 2011 Nov-Dec;31(6):e102-8.
15. Toffler M, Toscano N, Holtzclaw D.Osteotome-mediated sinus floor elevation using only platelet-rich fibrin: an early report on 110 patients. Implant Dent. 2010 Oct;19(5):447-56.
16. Holtzclaw DJ, Toscano NJ, Rosen PS. Reconstruction of Posterior Mandibular Alveolar Ridge Deficiencies With the Piezoelectric Hinge Assisted Ridge Split Technique: A Retrospective Observational Report. J Periodontol 2010;81(11):1580-6.
17. Toscano N, Holtzclaw D, Mazor Z, Rosen P, Horowitz R, Toffler M. Horizontal Ridge Augmentation utilizing a composite graft and resorbable membrane: Retrospective Evaluation of 73 Consecutively Treated Cases from Private Practices. J Oral Implantol 2010 Jun 14. [Epub ahead of print]
18. Toscano NJ, Holtzclaw DJ, Shumaker ND, Stokes SM, Meehan SC, Rees TD. Surgical considerations and management of patients with mucocutaneous disorders. Compend Contin Educ Dent 2010; 31(5):344-62. .
19. Lev R, Moses O, Holtzclaw D, Tal H. Esthetic treatment of peripheral giant cell granuloma using a subepithelial connective tissue graft and a split-thickness pouch technique. J Periodontol 2010; 81(7):1092-1098.
20. Toscano NJ, Holtzclaw D, Rosen P. The Effect of Piezoelectric Use on Open Sinus Lift Perforation: A Retrospective Evaluation of 56 Consecutively Treated Cases from Private Practices. J Periodontol 2009;81(1): 167-171.
21. Holtzclaw D, Toscano NJ, Tal H. Spontaneous Pigmentation of Non-Pigmented Palatal Tissue After Periodontal Surgery. J Periodontol 2009;81(1): 172-176.
22. Holtzclaw D, Toscano NJ. Management of the Actively Bleeding and Hypovolemic Dental Patient. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2009; 8:19-27.
23. Toscano NJ, Holtzclaw D. The Bio-Derm Ridge Plumping Technique for Pontic Site Development. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2009; 7:31-47.
24. Toffler M, Toscano N, Holtzclaw D, DelCorso M, Ehrenfest D. Introducing Choukrouns’s Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF) to the Reconstructive Surgery Milieu. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2009; 6:21-32.
25. White J, Holtzclaw D, Toscano NJ. Powertome Assisted Atraumatic Tooth Extraction. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2009; 6:35-44.
26. Moss HD, Toscano NJ, Holtzclaw D. Recognition and management of odontogenic referred pain.
Gen Dent 2009; 57(4): 388-391.
27. Toscano NJ, Holtzclaw D, Shumaker N. Implant Considerations in the Anticoagulated Patient: A Review. Titanium 2009; 1:52-59.
28. Toscano NJ, Holztclaw D, Hargiti I, Shumaker N, Naylor GD, Marx R. Oral Implications of Cancer Chemotherapy. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2009; 1:51-69.
29. Holtzclaw D, Toscano NJ. Alterative Anesthetic Technique for Maxillary Periodontal Surgery. ¬ J Periodontol 2008; 79(9):1769-1772.
30. Holtzclaw D, Toscano NJ. Speech Pattern Improvement Following Gingivectomy of Excess Palatal Tissue: A Case Report. J Periodontol 2008;79:2006-2009.
31. Holtzclaw D, Toscano NJ. The Safety Bone Allograft Used in Dentistry: A Review. J Am Dent Assoc 2008;139(9):1192-1199.
32. Toscano N, Holtzclaw D. Surgical considerations in the use of platelet-rich plasma. Compend Contin Educ Dent 2008;29(3):182-185.
33. Shumaker ND, Metcalf BT, Toscano NT, Holtzclaw D. Periodontal and periimplant maintenance: a critical factor in long-term treatment success. Compend Contin Educ Dent 2009;30(7):388-394.
34. Holtzclaw D, Neill M. Platelet Rich Plasma: An Adjunct in Regenerative Wound Healing. NPDS Clinical Update 2007; 29(6): 1-2.
35. Toscano NJ, Holtzclaw D, Sabol J, Scott T. Implant Fixture repositioning by Segmental Osteotomy: A case series and Review. In press; Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent.
36. Rosen P, Toscano N, Holtzclaw D, Reynolds M. A Consecutive Case Series Using Human Mineralized Allograft Combined with Recombinant Human Platelet-Derived Growth BB to Treat Moderate-Advanced Osseous Lesions. In press; Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent.
37. Holtzclaw D, Toscano N. Amnion-Chorion Allograft Barrier: Indications and Technique Update. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2012;4(2):25-38.
38. Holtzclaw D, Toscano N. BioXclude Placental Allograft Tissue Membrane Used in Combination with Bone Allograft for Site Preservation: A Case Series. J Implant Adv Clin Dent 2011;3(3):35-50.
39. Holtzclaw D. Use of Amnion-Chorion in Guided Tissue Regeneration. Poster Presentation. Post #1102334 American Academy of Periodontology 97th Annual Meeting 2011, Miami Beach, FL.
40. Holtzclaw D. BioXclude™ Placental Allograft Tissue Membrane Used in Combination with Bone Allograft
for Guided Tissue Regeneration Treatment of Periodontal Intrabony Defect: A Case Report. White Paper 2011; Snoasis Medical, Denver, Colorado.
Dr. Holtzclaw has lectured extensively at locations worldwide and is one of the most highly sought speakers in the dental industry. He currently has speaking affiliations with Nobel Biocare, the world’s largest dental implant company, in addition to Snoasis Medical and Community Tissue Services Bone Bank.
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