Dr. Thomas A Bissell - Chester New Jersey

Meet Dr. Thomas A Bissell

About Our Doctor

Dr. Thomas A. Bissell earned his Doctor of Medical Sciences Degree at Harvard Medical School, and earned his Postdoctoral Certificate of Periodontology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. While at Harvard, Dr. Bissell was awarded the James H. Shaw Award for excellence in biomedical research. He also served on the faculty at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine as a clinical instructor in Periodontology. Before attending Harvard, Dr. Bissell earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, where he completed an Honors Periodontics program and earned admission into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the National Dental Honor Society. Dr. Bissell was also the first Hines Scholar at the Forsyth Dental Research Center. Dr. Bissell, a Long Island native, enjoys golf when he is not spending time with his wife, two sons, and daughter.

Licensure, Certification:

Currently, Dr. Bissell is the Clinical Assistant Professor for the Department of Periodontics at Rutgers School of Dental Medicine. He instructs third and fourth year dental students and regularly lectures to the Rutgers second year students on a multitude of topics, such as “Soft Tissue Grafting.”


New Jersey Dental License


New Jersey Specialty Permit


Northeast Regional Boards



American Dental Association


American Academy of Periodontology


New Jersey Society of Periodontists

Board Certified by the American Board of Periodontology

Dr. Bissell completed the requirements for Board Certification by The American Board of Periodontology, joining a very small percentage of periodontists who have achieved this rigorous educational and practical feat. As a Board Certified Diplomate, Dr. Bissell continues his pursuit to provide the highest quality, most advanced dental care to his patients.

As a Board Certified Diplomate, Dr. Bissell joins a very small percentage of periodontists who have achieved this educational and practical feat.

In order to earn the title of Diplomate,

 Dr. Bissell completed the extensive educational requirements, which include comprehensive written and oral examinations covering all phases of periodontal disease and treatment, as well as preparing and delivering in-depth presentations regarding actual treatment provided to patients. In addition, he must recertify every three years by completing mandatory continuing education credits and self-study.

 Dr. Bissell’s hard-earned membership in this distinguished group highlights his dedication to his chosen field. His significant achievements above and beyond basic requirements assures that his patients receive only the highest-quality, cutting edge care by a knowledgeable, experienced professional who is well-versed in the latest advances in dentistry. As a Diplomate, Dr. Bissell intends to live up to his accomplishment by providing his patients with the best care possible.

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Dr. Thomas A. Bissell, a leading periodontist in Chester, NJ, offers a unique and specialized approach to periodontal disease. As a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, Dr. Bissell has additional training and experience in identifying and treating periodontal disease – a skill he brings with him to each patient’s unique situation. Dr. Bissell offers a variety of advanced periodontal treatments including the LANAP Laser Treatment, dental implants, gum grafting, tooth extraction, socket preservation, osseous surgery, scaling and root planing and sedation options.