He received his Post-Graduate specialty training in Surgical Placement of Implants from Northwestern University Dental School in 1990 and completed Business Management Training from Pride Institute in 1992. He has maintained a successful periodontal practice in Bradenton, FL since 1980. Dr. Eastman incorporates the latest techniques in reconstructive periodontics, tissue engineering, dental implants placement and was among the first group of dentists in the U.S. trained in computer guided implant surgery. He founded the Manatee Study Club in 2008 and became a Clinical Assistant Professor in Periodontology at the University of Florida College of Dentistry in 2010.
Dr. Eastman facilitated the initiative to create the Dental Hygiene Program at Manatee Community College in 1998 and is Chairman on the Advisory Committee. He has served as president of the Manatee Dental Society and as a local board member since 1994.
He is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, American Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, West Coast Dental Society, Southern Academy of Periodontology, Florida Society of Periodontists, Manatee Dental Society, the Florida Dental Society of Anesthesiology, and a Fellow in the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry.
Dr. Eastman was born in August 1952 as one of four children and grew up in Park Ridge, Illinois. He was married to his beautiful wife Marny in 1981 and is a proud father of four wonderful children: Christie, Kiley, Cruise & Kodi. He enjoys being with his family most, but also loves fishing, jogging, golf, racquetball, soccer and baseball. Recently, he has been finding time to enjoy the fruits (and vegetables) of his labor, gardening at home. He experiences personal growth through countless hours of continued education and motivational resources.