Dr. Alan Pomeranz
Dr. Alan Pomeranz, a senior partner in Altura Periodontics, brings another unique side to our practice. He earned his certificate in periodontology and M.M.Sc in oral biology from Harvard. A diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology, Dr. Pomeranz received his doctorate from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine and his bachelor’s in biology from the University of Colorado. He has completed a wide range of research, including immune regulation in periodontal disease. The passion of Dr. Pomeranz lies in periodontal regeneration, bone regeneration and dental implants.
He has remained an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association and Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity. Similar to the other doctors on staff, he regularly completes continuing education courses in periodontal areas.
Additionally, Dr. Pomeranz has been recognized as one of Denver’s Top Periodontists in 5280 magazine for 2013 & 2014.
Dr. Pomeranz is married to Mimi, who was also born and raised in Denver. They have three daughters-Sophie, Lena and Ella. He enjoys golfing, skiing and cycling in his free time.
Dr. Emilio Argüello
Dr. Emilio Argüello obtained his dental degree, specialty training in periodontology, and Master of Science in Oral Science from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. Dr. Argüello is Board Certified and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He has conducted extensive clinical and basic science research in periodontology at The Forsyth Institute and Harvard University in Boston. His research work in biofilm formation as well as the microbiology and clinical treatment of periodontal diseases earned him a NIH-National Research Service Award. He serves as a core faculty at the Harvard University School of Dental Medicine in the post-gradute periodontology program. Dr Argüello has faculty appointments in universities in the United States, Mexico and Europe. He has presented his clinical work and research nationally and internationally.
Dr. Argüello has co-authored textbooks as well as several scientific publications in peer review journals. He lectures extensively nationally and internationally and is an active member of many professional associations. In addition he serves as a reviewer of the Journal of Periodontology and for the International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry among others.
Dr. Argüello is fluent in Spanish and French. He enjoys outdoor sports, skiing and golfing. He was also part of the Olympic national team for fencing.
He actively collaborates with other specialists, locally, nationally and internationally for the constant improvement of the profession in benefit of patient care. He will provide personalized, attentive care to help achieve each patient’s individual oral health goals.