Leonard Linkow, DDS, DMSc, has received the American Academy of Implant Dentistry's (AAID) Lifetime Achievement Award.
The award was given in Baltimore on April 2 during the AAID's Implant Dentistry in a Digital World conference, the academy announced. He also received the Aaron Gershkoff/Norman Goldberg Award and the Isaih Lew Memorial Research award, the AAID's two highest honors.
Dr. Linkow has been referred to as the "father of implant dentistry." He has treated more than 100,000 patients, is a past president of the AAID, has published 18 books, written more than 100 clinical articles, holds 36 U.S. patents in dental implants, and has three institutes named after him.