Dana T. Graves

Dana T. Graves, DDS, DMSc

Professor, Vice Dean for Scholarship and Research Director, Doctor of Science in Dentistry Program

Department of Periodontics

Evans F1B

Phone: 215-898-9068

Fax: 215-573-8071

Email: dtgraves@dental.upenn.edu

Professional Biography

Dr. Graves served as Interim Dean of Penn Dental Medicine from January 2018 through June 2018. In addition to his appointment as a Professor, Department of Periodontics, Dr. Graves is also Vice Dean for Scholarship and Research and Director, Doctor of Science in Dentistry Program at Penn Dental Medicine. He also served as Interim Chair of the Department of Periodontics from 2015 to 2017. His key research interests are in the areas of inflammation and diabetes as they relate to periodontal disease and the loss and repair of connective tissue and bone.

Honors / Credentials
  • Professor and Chair, Department of Periodontics, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 2008-2010
  • Professor Periodontology and Oral Biology, Boston University School of Dental Medicine, 1993-2008
  • Attending Periodontist, Boston University Dental Health Center, 2003-2008
  • Associate Professor Periodontology and Oral Biology, Boston University School of Dental Medicine, 1990-1993
  • Attending Periodontist, South Shore Dental Group, 1988-2003
  • Assistant Professor, Periodontology and Oral Biology, Boston University School of Dental Medicine, 1987-1990
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, 1985-1987
  • Instructor, Periodontology, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, 1984-1985
  • Research Associate, Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, 1984-1985
    -Associate Editor, Journal of Dental Research Critical Reviews, 2006–present”
Education
  • DMSc, Oral Biology, Harvard University, 1984
  • Certificate, Periodontology, Harvard University, 1984
  • DDS, Columbia University, 1980
  • BA, Chemistry, SUNY at Binghamton, 1976″
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