Academic Divisions

Regenerative and Reconstructive Sciences

Division Chair: 
Benjamin M. Wu, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Periodontics

Section Chair: Dr. Flavia Pirih

Focused on preventing and treating periodontal diseases and other conditions through non-surgical and surgical procedures.

Orthodontics

Section Chair: Dr. Sunil Kapila

Special emphasis is placed on understanding the diversity of orthodontic treatment options available. Our students graduate with a full range of comprehensive treatments, Phase I treatment, craniofacial care, and combined orthodontic/orthognathic surgery procedures.

Prosthodontics

Section Chair: Dr. Ting-Ling Chang

Disciplines include fixed prosthodontics, removable prosthodontics, implant dentistry, and maxillofacial prosthetics. With multi-leveled educational programs
for students, residents, postdoctoral fellows and clinical trainees.

Endodontics

Section Chair: Dr. Mo Kwan Kang

Specialty dealing with the etiology, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of the diseases of the pulp and periradicular tissues.

Diagnostic and Surgical Sciences

Division Chair: 
Fariba S. Younai, D.D.S.

Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology

Section Chair: Dr. Sanjay Mallya

Educating dental students about the principles and applications of ionizing radiation in the diagnosis of oral-facial disease.

Preventive and Restorative Sciences

Division Chair: 
Francisco Ramos-Gomez, D.D.S., M.S., M.P.H.

Restorative Dentistry

Section Chair: Dr. Reuben Kim

Training predoctoral students to be compassionate and competent in restoring the form, function, and esthetics of damaged and malformed teeth.

Pediatric Dentistry

Section Chair: Dr. Daniela Silva

Teaching dental students, post graduate trainees, dental specialists, and practicing dentists. With research endeavors in Pediatric Dentistry as well as a patient care component.

Oral and Systemic Health Sciences

Division Chair: 
Cun-Yu Wang, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Biosystems and Function

Section Chair: Dr. Igor Spigelman

Public and Population Health

Section Chair: Dr. Honghu Liu