Penn Dental Medicine

Departments & Faculty

Patricia A. Miguez, DDS, MS, PhD

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Department of Periodontics

Education

  • PhD, Oral Biology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011
  • Certificate, Periodontology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2011
  • MS, Operative Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2003
  • Certificate, Periodontology, Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil), 1999
  • DDS, Federal University of Santa Catarina (Brazil), 1997

Research Interests

Dr. Miguez is Assistant Professor of Periodontics at Penn Dental Medicine. Her main research interest is in the role of extracellular matrix proteins in oral health and disease. Throughout her years at UNC, she published in the areas of type I collagen biochemistry, dentin characterization and degradation, materials sciences and biglycan function in bone repair. Craniofacial connective tissues biology, including repair and prevention of their loss, will be the main focus of her research.

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Patricia A. Miguez, DDS, MS, PhD
Penn
The Robert Schattner Center
University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
240 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030