Lisa M. Yerke D.D.S., M.S.

Lisa Yerke

Lisa M. Yerke
D.D.S., M.S.

Clinical Associate Professor (full-time)

Department of Periodontics And Endodontics

School of Dental Medicine


Specialty/Research Focus

Implant Dentistry; Oral Pathology; Oral Surgery; Periodontics; Periodontics

Contact Information
6489 Transit Road
East Amherst, NY 14051
Phone: 716-626-4427
lmyerke@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • MS, University at Buffalo (2016)
  • Cert, Periodontics, Eastman Dental Center (2009)
  • DDS, UB Dental School, Cum Laude (2006)
  • BS, Biology, Joint Degree & Early Assurance pre-dent, Canisius College, Summa Cum Laude (2003)

Employment:

  • Periodontist, Cornerstone Periodontics and Dental Implants (2017-present)
  • Periodontist, Periodontal Health Specialists (2013–2017)
  • Periodontist, Finger Lakes Periodontics with Dr. Meitner (2010–2013)
  • Periodontist, Private Practice of Dr. Ira Kamp (2010–2013)
  • Periodontist, Benatovich & Grant (2009–2010)

Awards and Honors:

  • New York State Dental Association 500 hr. Continuing Education Award (2021)
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society, faculty inductee, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo, The State University at New York (2021)
  • New York State/UUP Faculty Development Award (2020)
  • New York State/UUP Faculty Development Award (2019)
  • Educator Award, for “Outstanding teaching and mentoring in Periodontics,” The American Academy of Periodontology, Chicago, Il. (2018)
  • Educator Award, for “Outstanding teaching and mentoring in Periodontics,” The American Academy of Periodontology, Chicago, Il. (2013)
  • New York State Dental Association 300 hr. Continuing Education Award (2011)
  • Quintessence Award for Clinical Achievement in Periodontics (2006)
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology Award (2006)
  • Erie County Dental Society Chester A. Glor Award (2006)
  • Research Award (2005)



Professional Memberships:

  • International and American Associations for Dental Research (IADR/AADR) (2017–present)
  • Buffalo Chapter, American Association for Dental Research (AADR), Washington D.C. (2017–present)
  • International Team for Implantology (ITI) Study Club (2015–present)
  • Monroe County Dental Society (2012–present)
  • Academy of Osseointegration (2011–present)
  • 7th District Dental Society (2010–2017)
  • Ontario County Dental Society (2010–present)
  • UB Dental Alumni Association (2009–present)
  • Erie County Dental Society (2009–present)
  • 8th District Dental Society (2009–present)
  • American Academy of Periodontology (2006–present)
  • American Dental Association (2002–present)
  • NYSDA (2001–present)
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Contact Information

6489 Transit Road
East Amherst, NY 14051
Phone: 716-626-4427
lmyerke@buffalo.edu