Research Areas

Interdisciplinary Oral Science Research

The College of Dentistry has a proud history of working across disciplines and leading breakthroughs in biological and biomaterials sciences to advance scientific knowledge and improve the health of our patients beyond the clinic.

Regenerative Sciences

Research Areas

  • Wound Healing
  • Biomaterials
  • Biomineralization
  • Osteogenesis
  • Odontogenesis
  • Stem Cell Biology
  • Exosome Biology
  • Immunomodulation
  • Dental Implants

Craniofacial Pathobiology

Research Areas

  • Bioinformatics/Big Data
  • Developmental/Craniofacial Biology
  • Periodontal Disease
  • Caries Research
  • TMJ Pathology
  • Oral Immunology
  • Virology
  • Cancer Biology

Clinical, Translational, and Community Research

Research Areas

  • Prevention & Public Health
  • Community Health & Outreach
  • Educational Research
  • Oral Diagnostics
  • Access to Carehavioral Science
  • Functional Foods & Natural Products
  • Sleep Medicine