Dr. Jonathan A. Waasdorp

Dr. Jonathan A. Waasdorp

DMD, MS. Board Certified Periodontist

Dr. Waasdorp is a specialist in dental implants and treating gum disease. Utilizing the latest advances in implant, laser and periodontal therapy, we offer a wide range of comprehensive treatment aimed at restoring your smile and saving your teeth.



  • All phases of dental implant therapy
  • Computer guided implant surgery
  • Advanced reconstruction management
  • Laser Periodontal Therapy
  • Surgery to treat bone and gum disorders
  • Bone grafting and guided tissue regeneration to replace bone destroyed by gum disease
  • Therapy to improve the bite and occlusion


Dr. Waasdorp received his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated with honors in pharmacology and
received National Board of Dentistry Parts I and II honors. He then completed a three year residency at the University of Maryland and specialized in periodontics and advanced implant dentistry.


In his final year of residency, Dr. Waasdorp was selected as the recipient of the American Academy of Periodontology Lazarra Fellowship Award in Advanced Implant Surgery. This prestigious fellowship is awarded to the top periodontal resident in the country each year, in which the recipient engages in advanced implant surgical training along with teaching and research responsibilities.


Dr. Waasdorp is committed to education and is a clinical associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He regularly attends continuing education courses, and teaches other dentists in the area about dental implants and periodontal therapy.


Dr. Waasdorp’s Academic Background:

  • B.S. Biology – Muhlenberg College
  • D.M.D. – University of Pennsylvania
  • Certificate in Periodontics – University of Maryland
  • Certificate in Periodontal and Implant Prosthesis – University of Maryland
  • Masters in Oral and Craniofacial Biology – University of Maryland
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology
  • AAP Lazarra Implant Fellow – University of Maryland
  • Clinical Associate Professor – University of Pennsylvania
  • Member, American Academy of Periodontology
  • Member, Montgomery Bucks Dental Society Member, Pennsylvania Dental Association and ADA
  • Member, Academy of Stomatology
  • Member, Academy of Osseointegration
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer: Journal of Oral Implantology


Dr. Waasdorp’s Publications:

Waasdorp, JA: Er,Cr:YSGG Laser Assisted Periodontal Treatment. Dentistry Today, Aug 2016

Waasdorp JA: Debridement of the Incisive Canal in Preparation For Implant Placement; A Case Report and Review of the Literature. J Oral Implantology, April 2016

Waasdorp JA, Feldman S. Guided Bone Regeneration around Immediate Implants UsingPTFE Membranes without Primary Closure: Case Reports. J Oral Implantology, June 2013

Evian CI, Waasdorp JA, Mandracchia M, Garber D, Rosenberg ES. The Effect of theRelationship of Implant, Abutment, and Restoration on Soft Tissue Form. Int J. Oral Maxillofac Implants, April 2011

Evian CI, Waasdorp JA, M. Ishii, F. Sanavi, E.S. Rosenberg. Evaluating Extraction Sockets in the Esthetic Zone for Immediate Placement of Implants, Compendium (Online), April 2011

Waasdorp JA, Reynolds MA. Allogeneic Block Grafts: A Systematic Review Int J. Oral Maxillofac Implants 25:3 525-531, 2010

Waasdorp JA, Reynolds MA: Non-surgical Management of Retrograde Periimplantitis: A Case Report.Int J. Oral Maxillofac Implants Jul-Aug;25(4):831-3., 2010

Waasdorp JA, Evian CI, Mandracchia M. Immediate Placement of Implants into Infected Sites: A Systematic Review of the Literature. J Periodontol 81:6 801-808, 2010

Evian CI , Emling R, Rosenberg ES, Waasdorp JA, Halpern W, Shah S, Garcia M. Retrospective Analysis of Implant Survival and the Influence Of Periodontal Disease and Immediate Placement on long term results. Int. J. Oral and Max Implants 19: 3 393-398, 2004

Rosenberg ES, Evian CI, Stern JK, Waasdorp JA. Implant Failure: Prevelance, Risk Factors, Management and Prevention. In; Dental Implant Complications. SJ Froum ed. Wiley-Blackwell. 2010.




Dr. Waasdorp is an excellent Periodontist. His staff is friendly and extremely helpful with scheduling and making you feel at ease. I drive all the way from Washington, D.C. to go to him. The drive is well worth it!
Randi Weissberger


I was referred to Dr. Waasdorp for tooth extraction and dental implants. Dr Waasdorp explained the treatment plan to me thoroughly in a calmly manner. The staffs in Bala Periodontics and Dental Implants are friendly and effective. Overall, it was a pleasant experience.
Hoau-Yan Wang


Dr. Waasdorp and his staff are the best! The dental implant process was very easy and they went out of their way to make sure I was comfortable.
Caitlin Foley


301 East City Line Avenue Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004

(610) 660-0808

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