Who We Are
The Pattison Institute was founded in 2001 by Anna Matsuishi Pattison, RDH, MS and Gordon L. Pattison, DDS, to provide live continuing education lectures and hands-on advanced periodontal instrumentation workshops for practicing dental professionals.
ANNA M PATTISON, RDH, MS
Anna Pattison received her B.S. in Dental Hygiene from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in 1967, and her M.S. degree in Dental Hygiene Education and Administration from Columbia University in 1968. She is a Former Associate Professor, and a Former Chair of the Department of Dental Hygiene at the Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California.
GORDON L PATTISON, DDS
Dr. Gordon Pattison received his DDS from the USC School of Dentistry in 1971 and his periodontal specialty training from Boston University from 1973-1975. For 17 years, Dr. Pattison served as a full time Professor, first at the USC School of Dentistry and then at the UCLA School of Dentistry. For a number of years, he also provided periodontal instruction for the USC, West Los Angeles and Cerritos College Dental Hygiene Programs.
PROMOTING EXCELLENCE IN CLINICAL PERIODONTICS
The Pattison Institute is dedicated to providing quality education in periodontics to dental and dental hygiene students as well as practicing dentists, dental hygienists, periodontists, and educators.
Our goal is to promote excellence in clinical periodontics, especially periodontal instrumentation, with an emphasis on a team approach to patient care.