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Dental Digest Podcast with Dr. Melissa Seibert

Nov 8, 2021

In this episode, board certified oral maxillofacial surgeon Dr. Jay Platt will discuss analgesics, how to prescribe antibiotics, antibiotic resistance, new guidelines related to antibiotics, MRONJ, oral pathology and more. 

Jay Platt, DDS is originally from Fort Wayne, graduating from high school in 1979. From there he spent three years at Indiana University in Bloomington and entered Indiana University School of Dentistry in 1983.

After graduating from IUSD in 1986 he did a one-year general practice residency at the Indiana University Medical Center. From 1987-1990 he did an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Residency at the IU Medical Center, gaining his certificate in 1990. In 1992, Dr. Platt became Board Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and has maintained it since. 

He was awarded fellowship in the American College of Dentists and he is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Association, Indiana Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the Northwest Indiana Dental Society, he is a diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, and a member of the International College of Oral Implantologists. He is a past member of the Board of the Northwest Indiana Dental Society and past President of the Indiana Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is on faculty at Spear Education and speaks regularly at the AAOMS annual meeting in addition to the AAOMS Dental Implant Conference. 

Dr. Platt practices all phases of oral and maxillofacial surgery concentrating on all types of extractions, placement of dental implants, exposure of impacted teeth, pathology and corrective jaw surgery. He has great interest and experience in intraoral bone grafts and placement of dental implants. As the founder of the Northwest Indiana Dental Implant Study Club he has been a leader in the area of dental implants for many years. He maintains two Spear Study clubs as well. The use of Nitrous Oxide and IV anesthetics in the office to allow for maximum patient comfort is a big part of his practice.

Dr. Platt currently resides in Munster with his wife Bobbie.