Darrin A. Rapoport, BDS, MSD
Dr. Rapoport attended the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg and after graduating in 1990, practiced general dentistry for 6 years. In 1996, Darrin and his wife Pam relocated to Seattle where he received his Masters of Science in Dentistry from the University of Washington and completed 3 years of highly specialized periodontal and implant training.
Dr. Rapoport is licensed to practice in Washington State and internationally, in South Africa, the United Kingdom and Australia. He is a board certified Periodontist and Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, the highest honor awarded in his field. He is an active member of multiple organizations including the Seattle-King County Dental Society, the Washington State Society of Periodontists, the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Periodontology, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and the Academy of Osseointegration. In addition, he regularly lectures at national and international events and has been published multiple times.
In 2001 Dr. Rapoport joined Pacific Northwest Periodontics and purchased the practice two years later. He and his team are committed to providing exceptional periodontal and implant dentistry care.
Dr. Rapoport is regarded as a local dental expert, contributing to several KOMO Newsradio Lifebeat segments and appearing on KOMO 4, KING 5’s Health Link, and KCPQ 13. He has also been featured in South Sound Magazine’s Doctors Making A Difference edition and been recognized as a Top Periodontist four years in a row by Seattle Metropolitan Magazine.
Dr. Rapoport discusses one of his past patients.
Dr. Rapoport has contributed to clinical research that has helped implant specialists to improve their results with patients worldwide. Here are just a few of the studies he has contributed to:
Dr Schuler is a frequent guest lecturer at prominent dental conferences. Here are just a few of his most recent speaking engagements:
American Academy of Periodontics, 2011 Annual Meeting: “Minimally Invasive Surgery for the Immediate Implant”
American Academy of Periodontics, 2011 Annual Meeting: “Strategies to Overcome Difficult Extractions”
International Academy of Gnathology, XXVII Congress
Ralf F. Schuler, DR, MED, DENT, MSD
Dr. Schuler is an Affiliate Associate Professor at the University of Washington and he has lectured at national and international dental conference in Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Mexico, Canada and here in the United States.
Dr. Schuler graduated in 1991 with his dental degree from the University of Erlangen in Nuremberg, Germany. Following graduation, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor in the Prosthodontics department at the University of Cologne. After successfully defending his Dr. Med. Dent. thesis, Dr. Schuler left academia to practice general restorative dentistry in Erlangen. In 2000, he relocated to Seattle and began 3 years of highly specialized periodontal and implant training at the University of Washington. After graduation, Dr. Schuler was selected to be an Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Graduate Periodontics at the University of Washington.
Dr. Schuler is licensed to practice in Washington State and Germany. He is a board certified Periodontist and Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, the highest honor awarded in his field. Dr. Schuler has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals and is currently lecturing at national and international events. He is an active member of several dental organizations including the Seattle-King County Dental Society, the Washington State Society of Periodontists, the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Periodontology, and the Academy of Osseointegration.