BA in Chemistry, The State University of New York (’76)
DDS, Columbia University (’80)
Specialty Certificate in Periodontology, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine (’84)
Doctor of Medical Science in Oral Biology, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine (’84)
American Dental Association
International/American Association of Dental Research
American Academy of Periodontology
American Diabetes Association
Phi Beta Kappa
Graduated with Honors
NIH Young Investigator Award
NIH Research Career Development Award
Dr. Dana Graves is a periodontist, and professor in the Department of Periodontology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He is also the Associate Dean for Translational Research. In addition to seeing patients at the Penn Dental Faculty Practice, Dr. Graves runs a research lab at the University, focusing on inflammation and diabetes. He teaches residents in dental specialties on topics related to bone formation, bone resorption and inflammation at the School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Graves specializes in conservative and surgical periodontal treatment and in dental implants.
After receiving his DDS from Columbia University, Dr. Graves received his Certificate in Periodontology and a DMSc in Oral Biology from Harvard University. Dr. Graves practiced periodontics for twenty years in the Boston area before moving to Philadelphia and starting at the University of Pennsylvania in 2010.
Dr. Graves lives in Society Hill with his wife and dog. He has three grown-up children and enjoys traveling and reading.