Thomas Manos, DDS, MS


About Me


Periodontist Dr. Thomas Manos is President and CEO of Park Dental Specialists, and a specialist dedicated to periodontics and implant dentistry. He had the vision to expand his periodontal practices that he established in 1988 to include oral surgery and endodontics, allowing for a unique and immediate interdisciplinary approach to total patient care. Dr. Manos has presented at national and international implant and periodontal meetings on his surgical and marketing expertise. Believing that marketing and education are paramount in establishing and maintaining his successful dental practices, he employs a full-time staff dedicated to these disciplines.

Dr. Manos is the founder of the Greater Chicago Implant Study Club and his state-of-the-art educational centers engage in educational programs for the entire staff and referral team. He graduated from Loyola University School of Dentistry and received his Certificate in Periodontics and Master of Science from Northwestern University Dental School in 1988. His unique and innovative approach to the business of his profession coupled with advanced innovative surgical techniques creates results and smiles.

Treatments Offered by Dr. Manos:


Lincoln Park Dental Specialists

1960 Lincoln Park West
Chicago, IL 60614

(773) 327-3131

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Orland Park Dental Specialists

9535 W. 144th Place
2nd floor
Orland Park, IL 60462

(708) 460-6900

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  • 1988 Periodontal Residency Program, Northwestern University
  • 1985 Loyola University Dental School, Maywood, Illinois- Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • 1981 University of Illinois, Champaign, Illinois – Bachelor’s Degree in Biology

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Periodontology
  • Academy of Osseointegration
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • American Dental Association
  • Illinois Society of Periodontists
  • Midwest Society of Periodontists
  • Chicago Dental Society
  • Illinois State Dental Society
  • Wisconsin Dental Association


  • Manos, T., Subgingival Plaque for Short Chain Fatty Acids by Ion Chromatography as Related to Periodontal Probing Depths, IADR Journal, 1989
  • Manos, T., Kolozenski, M., Titanium Reinforced Configurations, Regentech Review, Jan. 1995; Vol. 2, No. 1
  • Periodontal Regeneration of Intra-Bony Defects Int J O of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry 1995; April Volume 15, Task Force Member
  • Fuggazzatto, P., Shanaman, R., Manos, T., Schectman, R., Guided Bone Regeneration Around Titanium Implants: Report of 1503 Sites with Re-entries, Int J O of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry 1997; June Volume 17, Number 3
  • Gargiulo A., Manos, T., Kolozenski, M., Cravatta, C., Basic Surgical Principles for Implant Placement, Review CDS, March/April 2004
  • Gargiulo A., Manos, T., Kolozenski, M., Cravatta, C., Implant Positioning in Partially Edentulous Patients, Review CDS, May/June 2004
  • Kopp, K., Manos, T., Simplifying the Management of Sequential Dental Loss with Single-Stage Implants: A Case Study, Practical Procedures & Aesthetic Dentistry 2004, July Volume 16, Number 6
  • Cravatta, C., Manos, T., Kolozenski, M., Gargiulo A., Development of the Acceptable Implant Site from the Unacceptable, Review CDS, July/August 2004
  • Kolozenski, M., Gargiulo A., Cravatta, C., Manos, T., Same-Day Immediate Implant Placement, Temporization and Loading, Review CDS, September/October 2004

Clinical Presentations and Table Clinics

  • Landmark Symposia 94, Toronto, Canada, International Guidelines for Guided Tissue Regeneration, Aug. 1994
  • Academy of Osseointegration, Chicago, Illinois, œGuided Tissue Regeneration via Titanium Reinforced GTAM Membranes Associated with Endosseous Implants, Jan. 1995
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Chicago, Illinois, A Comparison of Dental Implant Systems, Aug. 1996
  • Toronto Implant Study Club, Toronto, Canada The Ultimate Implant Team, Sept. 1997
  • Mastering Regeneration Symposium, San Diego, California, Marketing Your Regenerative Practice, Oct. 1997
  • North American Society of Periodontists, Dallas, Texas, Marketing Your Specialty Practice, April 1998
  • American Academy of Periodontology 1999 Implant Conference, Atlanta, Georgia, Clinical Applications of Lifecore Biomedicals Implant System, April 1999
  • AV Health Promotions; Seattle, Washington, Las Vegas, Nevada, The AlloDerm Root Coverage Advantage, June 1999
  • Ukrainian Dental Congress, Kiev, Ukraine, Twenty-First Century Periodontics, October 1999
  • Ukrainian Dental Congress, Kiev, Ukraine, Hands-On Advanced Periodontal Training (2 day surgical course) October 1999
  • First Coast Study Club, Jacksonville, Florida, The Ultimate Implant Team, October 1999
  • Greater Cincinnati Society of Periodontists, Cincinnati, Ohio, Twenty First Century Periodontics and Periodontal Plastic Surgery, April 2000
  • North American Society of Periodontists, Chicago, Illinois, Surgical Immersion, A One Day Course, April 2002
  • Academy of Osseointegration, Boston, Massachusetts, STAGE-1 Implants-Expanding Your Patient Options, February 2003


  • Assistant Clinical Professor of Periodontics, Loyola University Dental School, 1988-1993
  • President and CEO of Park Dental Specialists, 1988
  • Greater Chicago Implant Center, Director, 1995
  • Greater Chicago Advanced Periodontal Surgical Training Center, Director, 1996
  • Greater Chicago Implant Study Club, Founder, 1996
  • Instructor, Surgical Mentor Program, Lifecore Biomedical, 2001
  • CEO and Owner of Dental Associates of Wisconsin, 2008

Awards and Honors

2019 Top Dentists List, Chicago Magazine


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