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; use of biologics for the treatment of Sjogren's Disease and TMD.

Past Affiliations
Public Health, Dentistry, Dentistry
MS, University of Rochester, Dental Science, 1980
DDS, Georgetown University, Dentistry, 1975
health and medicine fluoride dentistry