For over 25 years Dr. Michael Glogauer offers patient-focused periodontal care. For him, the one-to-one interaction with patients is the highlight of his clinical practice. He enjoys meeting new people and learning from their experiences while helping improve their quality of life.

Passionate about delivering care that changes lives, Dr. Glogauer understands that many of his patients are anxious about seeing a periodontist. He has a unique ability to help people overcome their worries, ensuring they are comfortable before and during treatment. Dr. Glogauer finds his greatest satisfaction in taking someone who has been unable to proceed with therapy due to their fear and turning them into a successfully, happily treated patient with a healthy smile.

Formal Education

To seek evidence-based information around what is really happening in dental education, Faculty of Dentistry researchers are taking part in a national study involving all 10 Canadian dental schools. The study, which began recruitment recently, will assess the blood and saliva on a monthly basis of a subset of 800 people in dental education to tracktheir immune response to COVID-19 — and as a result of vaccine doses — over a year.

Dr. Glogauer received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery and PhD at the University of Toronto. He then went on to complete post-doctoral training at Harvard Medical School and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA.

Experience and Innovations

In addition to private practice, Dr. Glogauer is a professor at the University of Toronto, Dentist in Chief at University Health Network, Dentist in Chief of Dental Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthetics at Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, and Scientific Director at the Centre for Advanced Dental Research & Care at Mt. Sinai Hospital.

Dr. Glogauer also lectures extensively throughout Canada and internationally. He has more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and two patents on topics of oral and dental health and treatments. His research has been published in the Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Journal of Periodontology, Psychosomatic Medicine, and Methods in Molecular Biology, to name a few.

Additionally, he researches periodontal disease treatment, novel diagnostic methods, and treatments to improve bone prior to dental implants at the University. His clinical innovations include the development of a novel oral rinse to monitor oral inflammation and bone marrow engraftment in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation, and the development of a novel oral rinse to screen for and diagnose periodontal diseases.


Dr. Glogauer also holds the position of Chief of Dentistry for the University Health Network and he has recently been appointed as the Head of Dental Oncology at the Princess Margret Cancer Centre a leading and world-class cancer centre.

Professional Affiliations

Among Dr. Glogauer’s professional affiliations, he maintains active memberships in the:

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