- Clinical Associate Professor
- Director, Dental Alumni Association Board
Dr. Priscilla Chang is a 2007 graduate of the UIC College of Dentistry. She is a faculty member in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the College of Dentistry and her current role is Clinical Associate Professor, Coordinator of the DMD Pre-Patient Care Curriculum, and she is one of the Co-Course Directors of several D1 and D2 Pre-Patient Care Courses. She also owns Uptown Dentistry in Park Ridge, IL, where she practices as a general dentist.
Education & Career
- University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, DDS, 2007
Clinical Activities and Specialties
Dr. Chang maintains a private practice practice in the northern suburbs of Chicago in addition to her responsibilities at the College.
Dr. Chang is pursuing her MS in Clinical and Translational Science with Dr. Phillip Marucha as her research advisor. In collaboration with other dental institutions and researchers, she also is studying remineralizing agents and their effects after erosive challenge using an in situ model.
She and other co-investigators are researching the effectiveness of teaching dental students with instructional video technology, particularly student performance in tooth preparation and restoration placement.
Dr. Chang has taught in several pre-clinical courses including treatment planning and diagnosis, operative dentistry, occlusion, and fixed prosthodontics. Dr. Chang enjoys using video and technology when teaching in preclinical dental courses to appeal to different learning styles and emphasize important concepts.