Dr. Zeiter has been practicing periodontics and implant dentistry in Hamilton, Ontario since 1998. He is a Board Certified Periodontist and obtained his specialty degree in Periodontics with a Masters Degree in Health Sciences from the Medical University of South Carolina in 1998. During his residency, he was inducted into the College of Health Professions Honor Society and received the Outstanding Student Award in Graduate Periodontics.
His Bachelor of Science degree was obtained in 1982 from McMaster University in Hamilton Ontario. In 2008 he joined the department of Periodontics at the school of Dental Medicine at the State University of New York at Buffalo as a part-time faculty member and is currently on staff at the Graduate Periodontics Clinic. He was awarded the Educator Award by the American Acadamy of Periodontology for outstanding teaching and mentoring in Periodontics.
His past academic appointments include Clinical Instructor from 2001-2008 in the Oral Reconstruction Clinic in the Department of Graduate Periodontics at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentisty. Dr. Zeiter has taught at the Dental Residency program at the Hamilton General Hospital; the Department of Periodontics at the Medical University of South Carolina; and the Department of Dental Hygiene at St. Claire College in Windsor, Ontario.
In 2005 he acheived Diplomatic status from the American Board of Periodontology; a distinction given to a periodontist who has undertaken requirements and examination beyond the mandatory educational requirements of the specialty. He has served as President for the Ontario Society of Periodontics and The Hamilton Acadamy of Dentistry; and was awarded the 2008 President’s award by the Hamilton Acadamy of Dentistry. He is a fellow of the American College of Dentists, a fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Acadamy, a fellow of the International College of Dentists and the Acadamy of Dentistry Intenational. Dr Zeiter is on staff with the dental service, with Hamilton Health Sciences in Hamilton, Ontario.
Dr. Zeiter founded the Comprehensive Dental Study Club of Hamilton in 2011, an interdisciplinary and active study club of more than 30 dentists and specialists in the Hamilton area who meet on a monthy basis to improve their education in the fields of dentistry and patient care.
Dr. Zeiter is published on the subjects of sinus augmentation, soft and hard tissue expansion for ridge augmentation and conncective tissue grafting. He has lectured and taught extensively on the subjects of periodontology, ridge augmentation and dental impants. Dr. Zeiter forwards all of his lecturing honorariums to charitable organizations.
Dr. Zeiter enjoys music, reading, traveling, restoring classic cars and rally driving.