Meet Dr. Neely

Dr. Anthony L. Neely, renowned periodontist and University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry professor, joined the team in 2008 to provide placement and maintenance of dental implants and limited periodontal services.

Dr. Neely specializes in routine and complex dental implant placement and management of the difficult-to-treat “smile zone.” Dr. Neely received his D.D.S. degree from the University of Minnesota , and his master’s degree and certificate in periodontics from the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He earned his Ph.D. in chronic disease epidemiology from Yale University . Dr. Neely has more than 25 years of graduate and undergraduate teaching experience and is a tenured associate professor at the University Of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. In addition to his full-time teaching responsibilities he has maintained a part-time clinical practice limited to Periodontics and implant dentistry for more than 25 years. He lectures locally and nationally and serves as a panel reviewer for the Journal of Periodontology and is an ad hoc reviewer for many other national and international journals. He also writes and publishes clinical and analytical articles covering a wide variety of topics in the field of Periodontics.
Dr. Neely teaches didactic and clinical Periodontics, literature analysis, and research methods in the undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry. Dr. Neely is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.