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AliciaRisner-Bauman

Alicia Risner-Bauman, DDS, FADPD, DABSCD

Associate Director, Care Center for Persons with Disabilities
Assistant Professor of Clinical Oral Medicine, Assistant Professor of Clinical Restorative Dentistry

Department of Oral Medicine

Professional Biography

Dr. Risner-Bauman serves as Associate Director of the Care Center for Persons with Disabilities, Assistant Professor of Clinical Oral Medicine, and Assistant Professor of Clinical Restorative Dentistry at Penn Dental Medicine. After earning her DDS at the University of Iowa in 1993, she completed a fellowship with the Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities American Board Special Care Dentistry in 2011 and her Diplomate from the American Board of Special Care Dentistry in 2019. Dr. Risner-Bauman brings a depth of clinical care experience in public health settings to Penn Dental Medicine, most recently serving as a General Dentist in the Department of Surgery of Binghamton General Hospital, as well as Dental Clinic Supervisor of Broome Dental Center within the New York State (NYS) Office for People with Developmental Disabilities. She has also served as Dental Clinic Supervisor for the NYS Department of Corrections, Tioga Dental Services, Cerebral Palsy and Handicapped Children’s Association of Chemung County, and the Chemung County Health Department. Dr. Risner-Bauman was previously appointed as Assistant Professor of Restorative Dentistry and General Practice Faculty Preceptor at the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Dental Medicine.

Honors / Credentials
  • General Dentistry, Department of Surgery, Binghamton General Hospital, 2020
  • Diplomate, American Board of Special Care Dentistry, 2019
  • Dental Clinic Supervisor, Broome Dental Center, NYS Office for People with Developmental Disabilities, 2019 – 2020
  • Dental Clinic Supervisor, Elmira Correctional Facility, NYS Department of Corrections, 2018
  • Special Needs Dentistry Consultant, PA Head Start Association, 2016 – 2019
  • Council on Advocacy for Access and Prevention, National Elder Care Advisory Committee, American Dental Association, 2015 – 2019
  • Board of Directors, Pennsylvania Coalition for Oral Health, 2015 – 2019
  • Chair, Access to Oral Health Advisory Group, Pennsylvania Dental Association, 2014 – 2015
  • Member, Pennsylvania Coalition for Oral Health, 2013 – Present
  • Co-Chair, Access to Oral Health Advisory Group, Pennsylvania Dental Association, 2013 – 2014
  • Member, Access to Oral Health Advisory Group, Pennsylvania Dental Association, 2011 – Present
  • Fellow, Special Care Dentistry Association, 2011
  • District Coordinator, Special Olympics Healthy Smiles, 2010 – Present
  • Advisory Health Board Governor Appointee, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 2010 – 2020
  • Dental Clinic Supervisor, Tioga Dental Services, 2009 – 2015
  • Co-Chair, New York State Special Care Dentistry Task Force, NYS OPWDD, Co-Chair 2008 – 2009
  • Task Force on Public Health Dentistry and Access, New York State Dental Association, 2007 – 2011
  • Member, New York State Special Care Dentistry Task Force, NYS OPWDD, Co-Chair 2006 – Present
  • Dental Clinic Supervisor, Article 28 Clinic, Cerebral Palsy and Handicapped Children’s Association of Chemung County, 2005 – 2009
  • Dental Clinic Director, Article 28 Clinic, Chemung County Health Department, 1999 – 2004
  • Paul Harris Fellow, Rotary International, 1998, 2015
  • Sole Proprietor, Risner-Bauman Dentistry, 1997 – 1999
  • Delta Sigma Delta, 1989 – Present
  • Tri-Beta Honor Society, 1988 – Present
Education
  • Diplomate, American Board of Special Care Dentistry, 2019
  • Fellowship, Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities, American Board Special Care Dentistry, 2011
  • D.D.S., University of Iowa, 1993
  • B.A., Biology and Behavior, Cornell College, 1988
Selected Publications

Caring for the Oral Health of Individuals with Special Needs, Pennsylvania Dental Journal, March/April 2020 »