Satish Alapati, PhD, DDS

Assistant Professor
Director of Pre-Doctoral Clinic Operations
Managing Partner Consultant
UICollaboratory Profile

Research Interests

Dr. Alapati researches therapeutic applications for regenerative endodontic treatment/root canal therapy utilizing mesenchymal stem cells derived from dental pulp tissue. His laboratory focuses on the development of a novel treatment to regenerate pulp-dentin complex tissue in diseased immature teeth using a stem cell based tissue-engineering approach.


Iijima M, Muguruma T, Brantley W, Choe HC, Nakagaki S, Alapati SB, Mizoguchi I. Effect of coating on properties of esthetic orthodontic nickel-titanium wires. Angle Orthod. 8;9:2011.

Lee RS, Alapati SB, Johnson BR. Separation Anxiety: Gates-Glidden Drills Can Be Hazardous to Your Health. J Endod. 2011 Oct;37(10):1470-2

Li D, Baba N, Brantley WA, Alapati SB, Heshmati RH, Daehn GS. Study of Pd-Ag dental alloys: examination of effect of casting porosity on fatigue behavior and microstructural analysis. J Mater Sci Mater Med. 2010; 7:10.

Zimmerman B, Datko L, Cupelli M, Alapati SB, Dean D, Kennedy M. Alteration of dentin-enamel mechanical properties due to dental whitening treatments. J Mech Behav Biomed Mater. 2010; 3:339-46.

Lunt DR, Mendel DA, Brantley WA, Michael Beck F, Huja S, Schriever SD, Grentzer TH, Alapati SB. Impact energy absorption of three mouthguard materials in three environments. Dent Traumatol. 2010; 26: 23-9.

Alapati SB, Brantley WA, Iijima M, Schricker SR, Nusstein JM, Li UM, and Svec TA. Micro-XRD and temperature-modulated DSC investigation of nickel-titanium rotary endodontic instruments. Dent Mater. 2009; 25:1221-9.

Dr. Alapati

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