Dr. Barry Kligerman graduated Colby College (1962-1966), a small New England School with 1,000 students in Waterville, Maine, where he was a Senior Scholar and a member of the Executive Committee of the Student Government. He attended Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (1966-1970) where he served as Vice President of his class for two years. He became a faculty member of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (1970 – 1972) while maintaining a practice of General Dentistry in the city of Boston.
After fulfilling a life long dream of a brief 5-month trip around the world, Dr. Kligerman attended Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine (1972 – 1974). He earned his degree as a Periodontist while completing a simultaneous Masters of Science degree (M.S.), by investigating the Effects of Chemical Agents on Plaque.
Dr. Kligerman later published a paper on “The Effects of Chemical Agents on Plaque Accumulation” in the Journal of Periodontology. His responsibilities also included lecturing to the dental students of Case Western Reserve University.
Dr. Kligerman was an instructor of periodontics at the Dental Continuing Educational Center of Lindsay Hopkins, Miami, Florida (1974 – 1976) and Broward Community College Dental Research Clinic (B.C.C.) Fort Lauderdale, Florida (1976 – 1988). He assumed co-chairmanship of the Department of Implant Dentistry at B.C.C. (1989 – present).
Dr. Kligerman loves his practice of Dental Implants, Periodontics and T.M.J. Therapy in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and is currently Chairman of a Seattle Study Club, the Intracoastal Dental Study Club of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and is committed to helping patients and his referring doctors.