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Jeff Li, DMD, MS

Dr. Li attended and graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an Honors Bachelor of Medical Sciences (HBMSc) degree. He then received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine (DMD) with Clinical Honors from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2012, where he served as the President of the Executive Student Council in his final year.


Dr. Li went on to earn his Certificate in Periodontics from the University of Michigan in 2015. During that time, he completed a Master’s Degree (MS) for his work on the effects of a locally-delivered antibiotic on mild peri-implant inflammation. Throughout his post-graduate training, Dr. Li was awarded the School of Dentistry Distinguished Periodontics Graduate Student Fellowship, the Ben Duff Endowed Scholarship for Excellence in Periodontics, and the Sigurd P. Ramfjord Award for Excellence for being the top graduating resident.


After graduating from residency, Dr. Li worked in private practice at a prestigious Periodontal practice (The Perico Group) in Boston, MA, where he was also a lecturer and clinical instructor at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. In 2016, he was awarded the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) Annual Meeting Scholarship. Dr. Li is dual board-certified in Canada and the USA, as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology (ABP) and a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (FRCDC). Dr. Li currently maintains active membership in the AAP, the Ontario Dental Association (ODA) and the Ontario Society of Periodontology (OSP).


Dr. Li acknowledges the importance of dental continuing education, and is active in pursuing courses. Since starting at Peterborough Periodontics, he has taken courses on platelet rich fibrin (PRF) for use in bone grafting and regenerative procedures, as well as the Pinhole® Surgical Technique (scalpel-free and suture-free soft tissue grafting). Dr. Li has also had significant experience in running dental Study Clubs, and has given lectures to numerous offices and at local dental societies. He is currently a faculty member of Ace Dental Institute and BITES Institute, giving lectures and leading hands-on workshops across Canada.


His clinical skills cover all facets of periodontology and implantology, and his practice is focused on esthetic periodontal surgery, implant dentistry and advanced hard and soft tissue regeneration. Additionally, he is certified in the administration of intravenous conscious sedation, and offers this service for his patients at Peterborough Periodontics. Dr. Li also has an interest and proficiency in the Periodontal-Prosthetic interrelationship, and helped establish the Resident Interdisciplinary Implant Study Club at the University of Michigan.


When not in the office, Dr. Li’s interests include basketball, golf, traveling and the outdoors. He is an avid fan of the Toronto sports teams, and loves to cheer on the Leafs, Raptors, Jays and FC.

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