Rory J. Lock, D.M.D

Periodontist in Boston area

Dr. Lock Perico

Dr. Lock is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He was born and raised in a small town in the foothills of the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York, staying active in athletics and music throughout his upbringing. He obtained his BS from Syracuse University and his Dental Doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh. He was president of the Periodontology Club and received multiple awards upon graduation:
  • American Academy of Periodontology Dental Student Award for Achievement in Periodontics
  • Arthur George Prosthodontic Award in Recognition of Outstanding Accomplishments in Removable and Fixed Prosthodontics
  • Gerald Orner Award for Outstanding 4th Year Student Researcher
  • American Student Dental Association Award for Excellence in Clinical Research
He obtained his certificate in Periodontics from the University of Pittsburgh, during which he was Chief Resident in his final year of training. He is certified in the administration of intravenous conscious sedation and offers this service to the patients at Perico. Dr. Lock enjoys giving back to the community and has done missionary dental work in rural Jamaica.
Prior to his dental training, Dr. Lock had a brief career as an HR Business Analyst. He enjoys spending time with his wife and two young children, following/playing sports, being outdoors, and traveling when possible.

Formal Education:

  • Syracuse University, Bachelor of Science
  • University of Pittsburgh, Dental Doctorate

Professional Memberships:

  • American Board of Periodontology
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