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Terpsithea (Teti) Christou

D.D.S., M.S.

Assistant Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 305
(205) 934-4547
Member, National Dental Practice Based Research Network Faculty Profile

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Quamarul Hassan

Ph.D.

Associate Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 707
(205) 975-3020
Research Interests: Craniofacial Development; Genetics Faculty Profile

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Michael Kase

D.M.D.

Assistant Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 419
(205) 934-5334
Research Interests: Oral cancer; Prosthodontics; Implants; Dental oncology; Facial prosthetics; Obturators; Speech protheses; Sleep apnea prostheses; TMD splints Faculty Profile

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Chung Kau

B.D.S., M.Sc.D., M.B.A., Ph.D., M.Orth.Edin., F.D.S.Glas., F.A.M.S. (Ortho), F.F.D.Ire., F.D.S.Edin, F.A.C.D., F.I.C.H.E.I.I.D., A.B.O., Cert (Ortho)

Professor/Chair This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 305
(205) 934-2782
Research Interests: 4D Jaw tracking; Juvenile idiopathic Arthritis in the TMJ; Accelerated Tooth Movement; 3D Imaging (including Cone Beam Technology and Surface Imaging); 3D modeling of surgery; Demineralization studies of teeth; Orthodontic tooth movement and Craniofacial Syndromes; Deformities and Anomalies

Member, National Dental Practice Based Research Network
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Maninder Kaur

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

Assistant Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 412
(205) 934-4506
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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Brian Kinard

D.M.D., M.D.

Instructor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 419
Research Interests: Orthognathic surgery efficiency; Orthognathic surgery enhanced recovery after surgery; Maxillomandibular advancement for obstructive sleep apnea; Cleft orthognathic surgery Faculty Profile

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Ejvis Lamani

D.M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 326
(205) 994-3251
Research Interests: Dental and Craniofacial Anomalies; Genetics; Genotype-Phenotype correlations; Short Root Anomaly; Root Resorption; Tooth Agenesis Faculty Profile

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Patrick Louis

D.D.S., M.D.

Professor/Interim Chair This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 419
Research Interests: Temporomandibular Joint Disorders (TMJ); Trauma; Dental Implants; Cosmetic Surgery; Orthognathic Surgery; Pathology; Reconstructive Surgery; Aesthetic Surgery

Member, National Dental Practice Based Research Network
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Anthony Morlandt

D.D.S., M.D.

Associate Professor/Section Chief of Oral Oncology This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 419
(205) 996-2799
Research Interests: Head and neck cancer survival; Predicting cancer risk in oral premalignant lesions; Mapping of ameloblastomas using fluorescence imaging; Functional outcomes in head and neck cancer surgery; Third molar surgery; Craniomaxillofacial trauma Faculty Profile

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Kathlyn Kruger Powell

D.M.D., M.D.

Assistant Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 419
Research Interests: Oral Surgery; Craniofacial and Cleft Lip/Palate Surgery; Benign Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology; Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis and TMJ; Orthognathic Surgery; Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Impacted Teeth; Dental Implants Faculty Profile

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Somsak Sittitavornwong

D.M.D., M.S.

Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 419
(205) 934-4345
Research Interests: Dental Implants; Pediatric Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Clefts; Orthognathic Surgery; Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Maxillofacial Pathology; Trauma; Bone ReconstructionFaculty Profile

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Nada Souccar

D.D.S., M.S.

Associate Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 305
(205) 934-3737
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Russell Taichman

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

Professor/Dean This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 406
(205) 934-4720
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

Member, National Dental Practice Based Research Network
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Peter Waite

M.P.H., D.D.S., M.D., F.A.C.S.

Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 456A
Research Interests: Oral Surgery; Impacted Teeth; Dental Implants; Orthognathic Surgery; Craniofacial Cleft Lip/Palate Surgery; Facial Reconstruction; Cosmetic Surgery; Obstructive Sleep ApneaFaculty Profile

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Terry Gene Whatley

D.M.D.

Associate Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 419
(205) 987-1173
Research Interests: Orthognathic Surgery; Facial Trauma; Maxillofacial Pathology; Facial Reconstruction; Impacted Teeth Faculty Profile

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Yedeh Ying

D.M.D., M.D.

Assistant Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 419
(205) 934-4345
Research Interests: Microvascular reconstruction outcomes; Facial trauma Faculty Profile

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Ping Zhang

D.D.S., Ph.D.

Associate Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 804
(205) 996-9803
Research Interests: Osteoimmunology; Host/microbial interactions in the pathogenesis of periodontal disease and dental caries; Mucosal vaccines for oral infectious diseases; Adjuvant development and characterizationFaculty Profile