Penn Dental Medicine

Departments & Faculty

Dana T. Graves, DDS, DMSc

Professor
Department of Periodontics
Vice Dean for Scholarship and Research
Interim Director, Doctor of Science in Dentistry Program

Education

  • DMSc, Oral Biology, Harvard University, 1984
  • Certificate, Periodontology, Harvard University, 1984
  • DDS, Columbia University, 1980
  • BA, Chemistry, SUNY at Binghamton, 1976

Honors/Credentials

  • Professor and Chair, Department of Periodontics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2008-2010
  • Professor Periodontology and Oral Biology, Boston University School of Dental Medicine, 1993-2008
  • Attending Periodontist, Boston University Dental Health Center, 2003-2008
  • Associate Professor Periodontology and Oral Biology, Boston University School of Dental Medicine, 1990-1993
  • Attending Periodontist, South Shore Dental Group, 1988-2003
  • Assistant Professor, Periodontology and Oral Biology, Boston University School of Dental Medicine, 1987-1990
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1985-1987
  • Instructor, Periodontology, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, 1984-1985
  • Research Associate, Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, 1984-1985
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Dental Research Critical Reviews, 2006–present

Research Interests

Dr. Graves is a Professor, Department of Periodontics; Vice Dean for Scholarship and Research; and Interim Director, Doctor of Science in Dentistry Program at Penn Dental Medicine. His key research interests are in the areas of inflammation and diabetes as they relate to periodontal disease and the loss and repair of connective tissue and bone.

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