Advanced Periodontics & Implant Specialists
Advanced Periodontics & Implant Specialists

About Us

Dr. Leonard Bernstein DDS

Dr. Leonard Bernstein was born and educated in California. He went to dental school at UCLA (University of California at Los Angeles) where he received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) degree. Upon graduation, he received the senior award in Periodontics, the senior award in Oral Pathology, and was inducted into the honor dental fraternity, Omicron Kappa Epsilon. Dr. Bernstein attended USC (University of Southern California) for his Periodontal Residency. At USC, he participated in periodontal research on the bacterial causes and effects on periodontal disease.

Dr. Bernstein met his wife at UCLA. She is a native Rockfordian and they chose to return to Rockford. They have 3 daughters and have been married over 30 years. Dr. Bernstein has been a practicing Periodontist in Rockford for over 25 years.

Dr. Robert Busan DDS

Dr. Robert Busan is board certified as a Diplomate of the American Board Periodontology, and is also an active member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, Illinois State Dental Society, and the Chicago Dental Society.

Dr. Busan grew up in southern California, and received his Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and Economics, as well as his Doctor of Dental Surgery degrees at the University of California at Los Angeles. He then completed a 3 year post-graduate residency in periodontics at the University of Illinois at Chicago. In addition to working in private practice, Dr. Busan was a Clinical Assistant professor at the university in the Department of Periodontics until 2014, when he transitioned to full time private practice.

Dr. Busan has been married to his wife Alice since 2005, and together they have two children.

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Academy of Periodontics
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Academy of Clinical Technology (Lasers in Dentistry)
  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Winnebago County Dental Society

Patient Treatment Philosophy (Mission Statement)

Dr. Bernstein and Dr. Busan believe in treating patients with scientific based, proven, modern, yet traditional methods, with fees that are reasonable and customary. Along with this, we are a member of several preferred provider plans with a number of different insurance companies.