Dr. Soolari earned his doctorate from the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry in 1990, where he received several academic awards. He received his specialty training in periodontics from Eastman Dental Center and Master of Science degree from the University of Rochester, Rochester, New York. He achieved the distinction of Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology in 1997Dr. Soolari is an Adjunct Clinical Professor at the National Naval Medical Center, Postgraduate Periodontics, Dental School in Bethesda, MD. Also, he is Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Maryland Dental School and has a Research Associate position with the New York University College of Dentistry. The publication: Compliance and its role on successful treatment of an advanced periodontal case. Review of literature and a case report. Quinntessence International, 2002,33:389-396 has been translated into Japanese and German languages.Professional memberships include: American Dental Association, American Board of Periodontology, Maryland State Dental Association (MSDA), and International Academy of Periodontology.