Section of Operative Dentistry
The Section of Operative Dentistry manages education, research and patient care. The
Section focuses on caries management and risk assessment, treatment planning for the
restorative patients, dental materials, rehabilitation of single teeth, the replacement of single teeth using adhesive techniques and esthetics. The educational component focuses on
didactic courses, simulated clinical exercises and predoctoral clinic sessions that concentrate on the before mentioned five areas of focus for the
Section. The Section also
supports many postdoctoral programs in the areas of dental materials, caries management and esthetic dentistry. Research interests and activity involve both in vitro and clinical
trials in the areas of particulate and fiber-reinforced composites adhesives, and microleakage of restorative materials and root filling materials. Faculty contribute to continuing
education at both the national and international level, serve on editorial boards or act as reviewers for many journals, author numerous publications and are active members in many
- Jonathan C. Meiers, D.M.D., M.S.
Assistant Clinical Professors
- John Gannatti, D.D.S.
- Ruth Goldblatt, D.M.D., F.A.G.D.
- R. Stevens Hall, D.M.D.
- Susan Lieb, D.D.S.
- Rafaello Ramos, D.D.S.
- Richard H. Sikes, D.M.D.
- Dora Vogiatzi, D.D.S.
- Sarita M. Arteaga, D.M.D., M.A.G.D.
- Aadarsh Gopalakrishna, B.D.S., M.S.
- Reza B. Kazemi, D.M.D.
- David A. Newitter, D.D.S., M.A.
- Lauren Consonni, D.M.D.,M.P.H.
- Barbara Devine, D.M.D.
- Brian Duchan, D.M.D.
- Randy Greenberg, D.M.D.
- Robert Jacobs, D.D.S.
- Linda Kronick, D.M.D.
- Gilda Liljedahl-Dee, D.M.D.
- Frederick Mackler, D.M.D., M.A.
- Jason Mielcarek, D.M.D.
- Adriana Ignacio Ryan, D.D.S.
- Warren Zahner, D.M.D.