Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences
The Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences is comprised of the Divisions of Periodontology, Endodontology, Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences, and Behavioral Sciences and Community Health. This multidisciplinary department manages the didactic, clinical and research components of periodontology, endodontology and the oral diagnostic sciences incorporated with social, behavioral and epidemiologic research as well as research in oral oncology and inflammation biology.
The department integrates clinical dental specialties focused on the diagnosis and management of oral diseases, emphasizing those characterized by genomic mutations, alterations in host defenses and microbial profiles, chemosensory disturbances and related disorders.
Official Divisions and Sections
- Behavioral Sciences and Community Health
- Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences
Anna Dongari-Bagtzoglou, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.
Head, Department of Oral Health and Diagnostic Sciences
Chair, Division of Periodontology
Robert H. Aseltine Jr., Ph.D.
Interim Chair, Division of Behavioral Sciences and Community Health
Ellen Eisenberg, D.M.D.
Chair, Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology
Alan G. Lurie, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Chair, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Diagnostic Sciences
Chair, Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Douglas E. Peterson, D.M.D., Ph.D.
Chair, Section of Oral Medicine
Kamran Safavi, D.M.D., M.Ed.