Dr. William Balton, DDS
Associate Professor in Oral Medicine
Dr. William Balton received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from Syracuse University. He graduated from the School of Dental Medicine - University of Pennsylvania. After serving in the Dental Corps of the United States Air Force, he entered private practice on Long Island, New York. His special interest in practice was Implantology and Fixed Prosthesis (Crown and Bridge). He studied different phases of Implantology both in New York City and Paris, France and was one of the original members of the Endosseous Implant Society in New York City.
In 1983, Dr. Balton entered teaching and became a tenured Professor in the Dental Hygiene program at Miami-Dade Community College. There, he taught Dental Anatomy and Histology, among other courses, and was a clinical instructor, creating video tapes in anatomy and embryology for teaching purposes. He returns there occasionally as a visiting professor.
Presently, Dr. Balton is an Associate Professor in Oral Medicine, College of Dental Medicine, at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He lectures in Oral Medicine, Oral Diagnosis and Internal Medicine. Dr. Balton also participates and instructs the students in Oral Diagnosis in the clinical setting and is involved in Faculty Practice at the University.