Interim Chair, Nanci Tofsky
Residency Program Director, R. Glenn Rosivack
Professors: Nanci S. Tofsky, Evan Spivack
Assistant Professor: Mark Robinson
Clinical Professors: R. Glenn Rosivack, Jorge H. Caceda, Melvyn Oppenheim
Clinical Assistant Professors: Mary J. Burke, Gerald Guzy, Madhu Mohan, Frank Ferrara, Hisham Merdad, Ryan Scally
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professors: Zia Shey, Lawrence Dobrin, Mario Ramos
Adjunct Clinical Instructors: Thomas Butler, Mannie
Levi, Michal Gold-Rosenbach
Visiting Professor: Ari Kupietzky
Emeritus Professor: Milton I. Houpt
Pediatric dentistry is an age-defined specialty that provides both primary and comprehensive preventive and therapeutic oral health care for infants and children through adolescence including those with special health care needs.
Pediatric Dentistry. The didactic course in pediatric
dentistry is presented in the junior academic year. During the fall
trimester, an introduction to basic techniques is offered which includes
patient management, diet counseling, local anesthesia, restorative
procedures, space management, pulp therapy and treatment of trauma. During
the spring trimester, advanced areas of pediatric dentistry are presented
including treatment planning, sedation, nitrous oxide analgesia and
treatment of handicapped patients.
Pediatric Dentistry Clinic I & II. Students are rotated to the Department of Pediatric Dentistry Clinic one half-day each week. During the junior year, the student performs routine procedures; during the senior year, the student receives experience with more complex procedures, including the treatment of the handicapped.