Division of Restorative Sciences

Division of Restorative Sciences

Following the Penn Dental Medicine (PDM) mission “to educate pre-doctoral and graduate dental students in the highest quality clinical and research environment”, the Division of Restorative Dentistry is responsible for teaching all preclinical and clinical aspects of comprehensive dental care, fixed and removable prosthodontics, operative dentistry, biomaterials, and general dentistry. In addition, the postgraduate Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics, maxillofacial prosthodontics, and the state-of-the art PDM CAD/CAM Ceramic Center are part of Restorative Dentistry. Led by some of the globally most renown leaders in the fields of restorative and prosthetic dentistry, the department is recognized not only for providing one of the best clinical programs in the world but also as an authority in up-to-date clinical and laboratory biomaterials research, focusing on esthetic dentistry, minimally invasive and adhesive dentistry, implant prosthodontics, novel materials, and modern CAD/CAM technologies. New learning technologies and didactic tools, such as online and blended learning, iBooks, gamification, haptics technologies, and virtual simulation are implemented to adapt to the needs and learning preferences of today’s students.


Faculty
Markus B. Blatz, DMD, PhD, Dr med dent habil

Chair and Professor of Restorative Dentistry Department of Preventive & Restorative Sciences

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Advanced Prosthodontics

The William W.M. Cheung Advanced Dental Care Clinic located on the third floor of the School’s Robert Schattner building. Each operatory features chairside computers, intra oral scanners, and an operating microscope.

Advanced Prosthodontics

Upcoming Events

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Jan, 2019
[The Dean's Speaker Series] Taste and Smell in Health and Disease: What an Oral Healthcare Provider Should Know

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Wiliam W.M. Cheung Auditorium | Penn Dental Medicine
240 S. 40th Street, Philadelphia PA

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Jan, 2019
[The Dean's Speaker Series] Changing the Standard of Care: The Case of Silver Diamine Fluoride

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

William W.M. Cheung Auditorium | Penn Dental Medicine
240 S. 40th Street, Philadelphia PA

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Jan, 2019
[Excellence in Restorative Dentistry Lecture Series] The Transition Zone in Implant Restorations. Expectations and Limitations with Stavros Pelekanos, PDM

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Room B-13

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Feb, 2019
Yankee Dental Alumni Reception

The Westin Boston Waterfront
425 Summer Street, Boston, MA

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