Daniel W.K. Kao


Board Certified Periodontist

Faculty / University

Harvard University University of Pennsylvania

Medical practice

Over 20 years

Dr. Daniel W.K. Kao DDS, MS, DMD, DABP Periodontist

World-renowned for his compassionate, patient-friendly Educator and Clinician, Dr. Kao offers a full range of cutting-edge digital implant dentistry and advanced periodontal services.

From simple teeth cleanings and fillings to more complex cosmetic dentistry procedures, we always ensure that each patient receives the highest quality of care possible.

  • Board Certified Periodontist
  • Textbook Author (Dental Implant and Periodontal Disease)
  • Surgical device Patent Holder
  • Previous Program Director of Predoctoral Periodontics, University of Pennsylvania (2008-2011)
  • Digital Dental Implant Placement Protocol Developer/Adaptor

Exquisite Personalized Cosmetic Dentistry

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Since 1999

Whether you're looking for a simple teeth cleaning or a complete smile makeover, you can be sure that you're in good hands with Dr. Kao.

About Dr. Daniel W.K. Kao DDS,MS,DMD, DABP

Dr. Daniel W.K. Kao is chief editor of the Clinical Sinus Elevation Surgery and an author for several periodontal and dental implant textbooks. He has lectured on the national and international level on implant therapy, tissue engineering approach of bone and gum regeneration, and digital dental implant workflow.

  • Clinical Faculty, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • Clinical Assistant Professor & Dental Implantology Course Director, National YangMing University
  • Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award in Periodontics (American Academy of Periodontology)
  • DMD, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
  • Director of Predoctoral Periodontics, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
  • Post-Doctoral Periodontics Certificate and MS degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine with Director’s research award
  • DDS, National YangMing University School of Dental Medicine


Dr. Daniel W.K. Kao and his team of highly skilled dental professionals offer the latest and most advanced dental care procedures available today.


Guest Speaker

  • Sinus Elevation Surgery from Conventional to Digital Technology, Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Jan 2022
  • Same-Day Dental Implant Approach, Tufts University, Jun 2019
  • Clinical Sinus Elevation Surgery, University of Pennsylvania, July 2018
  • Cleaning efficacy of Implant surface decontamination method --- Using osteoconductive particles with air abrasion device. Academy of Osseointegration Annual Meeting, 2018
  • Minimally Invasive alveolar ridge splitting technique, American Academy of Periodontology 99th Annual Meeting, 2013


Kao, WK. Dental Isolation Device for Treating Dental Implant Infection. Taiwan Patent and US Patent pending



2015 May-Jun;35(3):e44-9

Kao DW, Fiorellini JP. Comparison of ridge expansion and ridge splitting techniques for narrow alveolar ridge in a Swine cadaver model. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent. 2015 May-Jun;35(3):e44-9


2012 Jun;32(3):255-61

Lin TH, Chen L, Cha J, Jeffcoat M, Kao DW, Nevins M, Fiorellini JP. The effect of cigarette smoking and native bone height on dental implants placed immediately in sinuses grafted by hydraulic condensation. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent. 2012 Jun;32(3):255-61.


2012 Nov;76(11):1466-73

Drucker SD, Prieto LE, Kao DW. Periodontal probing calibration in an academic setting. J Dent Educ. 2012 Nov;76(11):1466-73


2012 Feb 32(1):61-7

Kao DW, Atsushi. Kubota, Myron. Nevins and Joseph P. Fiorellini. The Negative Effect of Combining rhBMP-2 and Bio-Oss on Bone Formation for Maxillary Sinus Augmentation. Int JPeriodont Rest Dent 2012 Feb 32(1):61-7


2011 20(6):425-9

Kao DW, and H.DeHaven. Controlled Hydrostatic Sinus Elevation: A Novel Method of Elevating the Sinus Membrane. Implant Dentistry 2011 20(6):425-9

Editorials, Reviews, Chapters:

We focus on personalized service and attention to detail means that each patient's individual needs are always taken into consideration.

Dr. Daniel W.K. Kao

Dr.Kao does what he says and says what he believes.

Over the last 20 years, he has developed and adopted digital dental implant workflow for his patient.


Book Chapters

Fiorellini,JP, Kao DW, Wada K, and Klokkevold PR. Biological Aspects of Oral Implants. In: Newman M, Carranza F (Eds). Carranza’s Clinical Periodontology, Elsevier. Fiorellini JP, Kao DW and Kim DM. The Tooth-Supporting Structures. In: Newman M, Carranza F (Eds). Carranza’s Clinical Periodontology, Elsevier. Kao DW and Fiorellini JP. Regenerative Periodontal Therapy. In: Mombelli A, Kinane DF (Eds). Frontiers of Oral Biology, Karger.


Chief Editor of Book

Kao DW (Chief Editor): Clinical Maxillary Sinus Elevation Surgery: Wiley Blackwell

Case Gallery

  • Severe Gum Disease : need dental implant?

Dr. Daniel W.K. Kao with Board Certified Periodontist is proud to offer the latest in digital dental implant workflow technology. With our cutting-edge technology, you can be sure that you're getting the best possible care for your smile.


Recession Treatment, Prevent future breakdown

Our system offers a streamlined and efficient way to get dental implants, and our team of highly trained professionals will work with you to ensure that your experience is as smooth and seamless as possible.


Digital Technology for Dental Implant

The Dr. Daniel W.K. Kao Dental Implant is a new and innovative product that offers a unique and convenient way to replace missing teeth.


Digital Technology for Dental Implant

One day dental implant available Minimally invasive, faster healing Less trauma, less dental visit


Tooth in a Day Concept

Dr. Kao's years of experience and attention to detail makes all the difference.


Dental Success Stories in Dr. Daniel W.K. Kao

Who we are

“ Dr. Daniel W.K. Kao is a world renowned dental surgeon who offers the latest and most innovative dental implant procedures. His cutting edge techniques allow for faster healing and less trauma for the patient. Dr. Kao's extensive experience and training make him the perfect choice for those considering dental implants.”

This provides a natural looking and feeling tooth that is strong and durable. The best part about this implant is that it heals quickly and has less trauma than other dental implants.


Taking Care of Your Teeth and Mouth

Smooth and Comfortable


Single-Tooth Implant Crowns


Same-Day Dental Implant Tooth Replacement

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Dr. Kao

With over 15 years of experience, Dr. Kao and his team have the expertise to provide you with the smile you've always wanted. That's why they take the time to get to know each patient and their individual goals before creating a treatment plan.

Whether you're looking for simple teeth whitening or more complex dental work, you can be confident that you're in good hands with Dr. Kao and his team.

We offer a wide range of dental care services, from simple teeth cleanings to complex smile makeovers. No matter what your dental needs are, we will create a treatment plan that is tailored just for you.


73rd Pl, Glendale,
NY 11385, USA



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World-renowned for his compassionate, patient-friendly Educator and Clinician, Dr. Kao offers a full range of cutting-edge digital implant dentistry and advanced periodontal services.
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