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Ramzi Abou-Arraj

D.D.S., M.S.

Associate Professor
Director, Graduate Periodontology Clinic
Assistant Director, Advanced Education in Periodontology
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Research Interests: Enhancing dental implant surfaces by targeted delivery of osteoinductive peptides; Esthetic soft tissue reconstruction; Enhancement of gingival biotype with autogenous grafts, acellular dermal matrix allografts, and novel soft tissue regenerative materials; Periodontal hard and soft regeneration; Dental implant treatment to reduce incidence of peri-implantitis

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Hussein Basma

D.D.S., M.S.

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Research Interests: Soft and hard tissue augmentation in preparation for endosseous dental implants; Digital technologies to enhance dental implant surgical treatment plan; Integration of digital dental implant planning into dental education Faculty Profile

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Mia Geisinger

D.D.S., M.S.

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SDB 412
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Research Interests: Periodontal-systemic interactions related to periodontal infection and immuno-inflammatory response in patients with diabetes, pregnancy outcomes, rheumatoid arthritis, obesity, and dementia; Plaque control in special populations to improve oral and systemic health; Nonsurgical intervention for periodontal and peri-implant diseases; Periodontal hard and soft tissue regenerative materials and techniques

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Nicolaas Geurs

D.D.S., M.S.

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SDB 412
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Research Interests: Clinical translation research of periodontal therapies; Regenerative medicine; Oral disease system health relationship; Interdisciplinary collaborations for study of periodontal infections and rheumatoid arthritis, adverse pregnancy outcomes, diabetes, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease

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Maninder Kaur

B.D.S., M.P.H., M.S.

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SDB 412
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Research Interests: Periodontal disease and periodontal therapy and its effects on adverse pregnancy outcomes; Inflammatory markers in gingival and serum samples in patients with systemic diseases and conditions, including anxiety/depression, diabetes, and pregnancy; Multilineage potential of gingival mesenchymal stem cells for dental tissue regeneration; Role of growth factors for bone regeneration at extraction sites; Nonsurgical treatments of periodontal diseases Faculty Profile

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Russell Taichman

D.M.D., D.M.Sc.

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SDB 406
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Research Interests: Bone Biology; Bone Metastases; Hematology; Leadership training for oral health professionals; Hematopoietic stem cells (HSCs), mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) and disseminated tumor cells (DTCs) and how they home, localize and engage the bone marrow microenvironment or niche for survival, function and protection from injury

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Part-Time Faculty

Matthew David Litz

D.D.S.

Adjunct Assistant Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 412
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Thomas Weatherford

D.V.M., D.M.D., M.S.

Professor Emeritus This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Adjunct Faculty

Caren Barnes

M.S.

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SDB 412
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Kenneth Cavallari

D.D.S.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Ragan Faler

D.M.D.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Javier Gonzalez-Toledo

D.D.S., M.S.

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Robert Holt

D.M.D., Ph.D.

Adjunct Professor

Mary MacDougall

Ph.D.

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Brett Maddux

D.M.D.

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Britany Matin

D.M.D., M.S.

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Craig Misch

D.D.S., M.D.S.

Adjunct Associate Professor

Kent Palcanis

D.D.S., M.S.D.

Professor Emeritus This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Michael Pikos

D.D.S.

Adjunct Assistant Professor

Daniel Pittman

D.M.D.

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Richard Rasmussen

D.D.S.

Adjunct Associate Professor

James Roberts

D.M.D.

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Donald Thompson

D.M.D.

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Staff

Aaliyah Babbs

Dental Assistant II

Elizabeth Bolton

Administrative Supervisor

Paige Hammock, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Jordan Jones

Dental Assistant III

Ana Maria Ramirez

Patient Accounts Representative

Felicia Rose

Dental Assistant III

Ginger Sebert, RDH

Dental Hygienist

Sarah Startley, DDS

Clinical Trials Administrator