Hyeran Helen Jeon

Hyeran Helen Jeon, DDS, MSD, DScD

Assistant Professor of Orthodontics
Department of Orthodontics
Evans Building, E12
Phone: 215-898-8982
Fax: 215-898-0998
Email: hjeon@upenn.edu
Professional Biography
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Orthodontics, University of Pennsylvania, 2018-present
  • Instructor, Department of Orthodontics, University of Pennsylvania, 2016-2018
  • Schoenleber Pilot Grant, University of Pennsylvania, 2018
  • Presidents’ Travel Award, International Association for Dental Research Periodontal Group, 2016
  • Young Investigator Award, International Association for Dental Research Mineralized Tissue Group, 2015
  • Board Certification, American Board of Orthodontics 2014
  • Board Certification, Korean Board of Periodontology 2008
  • Reviewer, Journal of Dental Research, 2016-present
  • Reviewer, Orthodontics and Craniofacial Research, 2018-present

Dr. Hyeran Helen Jeon is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Immediately after her graduation from the Doctor of Science in Dentistry (DScD) and certificate program in Orthodontics at Penn, Dr. Jeon joined the faculty at Penn. Her main research interests are: (1) bone remodeling, (2) wound healing, and (3) maxillary expansion using temporary anchorage devices (TADs). Since her DScD, Dr. Jeon has been strongly involved in student research mentoring including 1 MSOB student, 4 Orthodontic residents, 5 dental students and 3 undergraduate students. With her clinical background in both Orthodontics and Periodontics, she teaches both predoctoral and postdoctoral students at Penn. Dr. Jeon currently practices Orthodontics at the Penn Dental Family Practice at Locust Walk.

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  • DScD, University of Pennsylvania 2016
  • Certificate in Orthodontics, University of Pennsylvania 2014
  • Certificate in Periodontics, Ewha Womans University, South Korea 2008
  • MSD, Ewha Womans University, South Korea 2007
  • DDS, Pusan National University, South Korea 2004