September 30, 2017
Dr. Andrea Reale-Reyes has joined the College as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry.
“I will be involved in the Restorative Dentistry and Digital component for pre-patient care for DMD and the Advanced Standing DMD students,” she said. “I will also be a faculty in the Digital Dentistry patient care clinic"
“My main goal is to help students succeed in their development as dentists,” Dr. Reale continued. “By participating in different courses, I will be able to share my knowledge and experience with them. In addition, I look forward to working as part of a team alongside different faculties and departments to provide excellent dental care to the UIC patients"
“Lastly, I aspire to work on extending my research experience in areas that interest me, such as dental ceramics,” she said. Her thesis title was “Relationship of Flexural Strength and Translucency of Different Ceramics.”
Dr. Reale received her DDS from Santa Maria University in Caracas, Venezuela. She completed the Restorative Dentistry graduate program at the University of Michigan and earned a Master’s Degree from Michigan’s Horace H. Rackham School of Graduate Studies. She has served as a pre-clinical instructor at the University of Michigan.
Dr. Reale said she “will be getting married next year to my fiancé, Hector. We met in Venezuela and came to the United States to continue our studies.”
“I’m excited to be a part of the UIC family,” Dr. Reale concluded. “I’m looking forward to an enriching experience, working together alongside students and faculty as one team.”