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Ramzi Abou-Arraj

D.D.S., M.S.

Associate Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 412
(205) 934-4984
Research Interests: Clinical periodontal and implant surgery topics including mucogingival surgery around natural teeth, soft tissue management around dental implants, hard tissue implant site preparation, and use of biologics in periodontal therapy namely regeneration. Translational science involvement including targeted delivery of osteoinductive factors and evaluation of bone healing. Faculty Profile

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Hussein Basma

D.D.S., 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: 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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Kyounga Cheon

M.S., D.M.D.

Assistant Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 311
(205) 975-4303
Research Interests: Regenerative Dental Research - to develop a highly innovative injectable nitric oxide releasing biomimetic nanomatrix gel targeting root canal disinfection and pulp-dentin complex regeneration with multidisciplinary team approach (Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Endodontics, and Biomedical Engineering at UAB)Faculty Profile

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Mia Geisinger

D.D.S., M.S.

Associate Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 412
(205) 934-4984
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 Faculty Profile

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Nicolaas Geurs

D.D.S., M.S.

Chair/Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 412
(205) 934-1074
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 Faculty Profile

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Janice Jackson

D.M.D.

Chair/Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 304
(205) 934-7016
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Amjad Javed

Ph.D.

Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 714
(205) 996-5124
Research Interests: Craniofacial Development; Osteopenia/Osteoporosis; Genetics of Mineralized Tissue; Cartilage Development and Degeneration; Cleido Cranial Dysplasia; Mineral Metabolism; Regulation of Bone Adiposity Faculty Profile

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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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Hui Wu

Ph.D.

Professor This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
SDB 802
(205) 996-2392
Research Interests: Bacterial biofilm development is an important aspect of dental diseases and other persistent and chronic infections. We are interested in the molecular mechanism governing bacterial biofilm formation. 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