The role of specific bacterial virulence factors in dental caries; improving the clinical efficacy of topical fluorides; fluoride distribution and clearance in the oral cavity; evaluation of the clinical efficacy of topical fluorides using in situ caries models; development and evaluation of new methods of early caries detection and caries lesion activity assessment; evaluation of etiology and prevention of dental erosion using in vitro and in situ models; Evaluating salivary diagnostic biomarkers.

Public Health, Dentistry, Dentistry
MS, University of Rochester, Dental Science, 1980
DDS, Georgetown University, Dentistry, 1975
fluoride dentistry