Dr. Nathalie Pauletto, DMD, MSc, Dip. Perio
- Certified Specialist in Periodontics
- MSc, Diploma in Periodontics (UBC)
- DMD (University of Montreal)
- Diploma of Multi Disciplinary and Residency Program (McGill university)
- Resident in Pediatric Dentistry (Montreal Children ’s Hospital)
- Implant training at the Centre for dental implants (Northwestern University)
Following graduation from the University of Montreal in 1987 with a dental degree, Dr. Pauletto completed a multidisciplinary residency at the Montreal Children’s hospital through McGill University and then maintained an active general practice for seven years in Montreal and stayed on staff at the Children’s hospital for a few years.
Dr. Pauletto then graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1997, with a combined diploma in the specialty of Periodontics and a Masters of Clinical Dental Science, which involved research and thesis on the impact of smoking on periodontal disease. Dr. Pauletto has written articles in scientific journals like the American Journal of Periodontology, the Canadian Dental Association Journal, and the International Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Implants. She has also completed an intensive and advanced course in implant surgical procedures involving bone grafting for the maxillary sinus among others, to permit placement of implants in the severely resorbed bone, in elderly patients, at Berne University in Switzerland.
Dr. Pauletto maintains a certified specialty license in Periodontics from the College of Dental Surgeons and her practice is mainly, but not exclusively, through referrals from general dentists who refer their patients for the expertise in her specialty. Dr. Pauletto also maintains a dental license with the Washington State Department of Health. She was past president and secretary of the British Columbia Society of Periodontics and she maintained over the years, memberships to the Association of Periodontists of British Columbia, American and Canadian Academies for Periodontology, the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and the California Society of Periodontology. Dr. Pauletto is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia and she has mentored and participated in numerous study clubs, over the past years, including her own, across the lower mainland. Dr. Pauletto continues to further her already extended knowledge in her field, participating in local and international conventions, congresses on periodontal disease and its treatment, and implant dentistry.