Department of Periodontics
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.