Dr. Chris Barker BDS. DClinDent (Perio. FRACDS)
Dr Chris Barker graduated from the University of Adelaide Dental School in 2004 and was awarded First Class Honours for completion of an honours research program in 2005. He completed his Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry, specialising in Periodontology at Griffith University in 2014. He is a fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry. He was also recently awarded an honouree fellowship to the prestigious Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr Barker has also completed the Long Surgical Course Certified from the International Team for Implantology (ITI).
He has been a junior lecturer and clinical tutor at the University of Adelaide and Griffith University. He is also a published author and his research on modifying factors of bone resorption and bone production has been presented at domestic and international conferences. He received research grants from the Australian Periodontology Research Foundation and the Australian Society of Orthodontics.
He is currently the president of the Australian Osseointegration Society, a former president of the Australian Society of Periodontology and is the Director of the Sunshine Coast branch of the ITI. He is also a member of the Australian & New Zealand Academy of Periodontists and the Australian Dental Association.