Dr. Wayne Aldredge

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Professional Service

Dr. Aldredge served as president of the American Academy of Periodontology.  Also as president of the Northeastern Society of Periodontists and New Jersey Society of Periodontists. 

Dr. Aldredge was a member of the American Academy of Periodontology task force which developed and wrote the professional guidelines for treating patients with periodontal disease. This paper was distributed to every dentist in the United States.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of Osseointegration (Dental Implants) and American Board of Periodontists.

He is a fellow of both the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists

Leader, Dental Hygienist Education Initiative

Dr. Aldredge is leading an American Academy of Periodontology task force to provide Dental Hygienists with increased insight and education on periodontal treatment.  Because hygienists play an important role in a patient’s oral health, it is vital to give them the most updated information they need to enhance periodontal care.

Dr. Aldredge gives lectures, presentations and symposiums to colleges, hospitals and dental societies on topics including:

  • Guided Bone Regeneration – A Staged Approach to Implant Placement
  • Dental Implants and Surgical Techniques
  • Localized Delivery of Chemotherapeutic Agents
  • Connective Tissue Grafting

Dr. Aldredge presented to 2,000 dentists and hygienists at the Japanese Academy of Clinical Periodontology annual meeting in Fukuoka, Japan.

Dr. Aldredge operates his own Advanced Education Center of Holmdel at his Holmdel practice. The center keeps dentists, dental students, dental staff and patients up to date on the latest research and products.

In addition to his private practice in Holmdel, New Jersey, Dr. Aldredge is also a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontics and Dental Implantology at Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, NY, and a guest lecturer and Dental Hygienist Advisory Committee member at Middlesex County College, Edison, NJ.

Researcher 

” A Pivotal, Randomized, Parallel Evaluation of rhBMP-2/ACS and Standard Bone Grafting Materials for Maxillary Sinus Floor Augmentation”

“A Multi-center Phase 3 Trial of Minocycline Periodontal Therapeutic System (Arestin™): Adjunctive Use in Patients with Adult Periodontitis.”

Both of these medical devices have since received FDA Approval.

Author

“Implant Supportive Maintenance” Hall’s Textbook on Critical Decisions  in Periodontology and Dental Implantology. Fifth Edition, 2013

“Clinical Practice Guidelines for Recall and Maintenance of Patients With Tooth-Borne and Implant-Borne Dental Restorations” Task force leader for compiling and publishing. Journal of the American Dental Association, 2016.

“Bleeding on Probing Defined” Dimensions of Dental Hygiene 2012.  A continuing education course for Dental Hygienists on assessing periodontal disease risk.

“The Crucial Link Between Gum Disease and Alzheimer’s” The Two River Times Health & Wellness April 2024.

“Can Dental Implants Protect Your Overall Health?” Community Magazine Monmouth County June 2024.

🏆 American Academy of Periodontology Distinguished Service Award

🏆 Dr. Aldredge was presented with the American Academy of Periodontology Distinguished Service Award for his many accomplishments in advancing the Academy’s mission.

  •       Chair of the Task Force on Dental Hygiene Engagement
  •       Trustee on five committees
  •       Member of numerous other committees and task forces.
  •       The leading force in providing certification for “Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery”
  •       First representative to the new ADA National Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards.

 

🏆 American Dental Association Commendation for Outstanding and Dedicated Service

🏆 Awarded for his work on the National ADA Commission on Recognition of Dental Specialties and Certifying Boards.

🏆 Northeastern Society of Periodontists Irwin W. Scopp Memorial Fellowship in appreciation of his leadership, perseverance and accomplishments.  

🏆 Elected Fellow, American College of Dentists

🏆 Dr. Aldredge was elected to the American College of Dentists, the oldest major honorary organizationfor dentists.  Only 3.5% of dentists achieve this elite honor. 

🏆 Fellows are nominated by current members, and are selected via peer review.   Dr. Aldredge was named a Fellow on the strength of his leadership and achievements as well as his ability to offer new insights and direction for dentistry and oral health. 

🏆 MARINE CORPS LEAGUE CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION for assisting the Philip K. Dorn Detachment provide assistance to area veterans.

Dr. Aldredge is an Army veteran. His military service began when he enlisted in the U.S. Army Reserves. During college he applied for and won an ROTC scholarship. Upon graduation Dr. Aldredge served as a Second Lieutenant in the NJ National Guard, Westfield, NJ as a medical platoon leader.   

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Following dental school, Dr. Aldredge completed an advanced education program for one year at Fort Jackson, Columbia, SC. His next duty station was at the US Military Academy, West Point, NY where he served as a Captain, treating cadets, service men and women, and retirees.   

While at West Point he also coached the West Point Army rugby team.

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Military Awards

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