Dr. Dennis Beliveau graduated from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Biology. As an incoming first year dental student, he was selected to participate in the Summer Research Program. He worked with Dr. Luciana Shaddox on a project investigating the role early use of antibiotics in periodontal treatment in African-American children with localized aggressive periodontitis. He published his research in a peer-reviewed journal and presented his results at an international conference.
Dr. Beliveau graduated from the DMD program at the University of Florida in 2013.
- 3rd place in the Celebration of Science Competition, Clinical Sciences Division, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL (April 2010)
- 1st place in the Student Research Group DENTSPLY/Caulk competition, American Association of Dental Researchers, Tampa, FL (March 2010)
- D. Beliveau, I. Magnusson, J.A. Bidwell, E.F. Zapert, I. Aukhil, S.M. Wallet, L.M. Shaddox (2012) “Benefits of early systemic antibiotics in localized aggressive periodontitis: a retrospective study.” J Clin Periodontol. 2012 Nov;39(11):1075-81.
- D. Beliveau, L.M. Shaddox, S.M. Wallet, I. Aukhil and I. Magnusson. “Timing Effects of Systemic Antibiotics in Aggressive Periodontitis Treatment” International Association for Dental Research. Washington, D.C. (March 2010)