Penn Dental Medicine Students Present Research at Greater New York Dental Meeting


Philadelphia – Penn Dental Medicine student research was well represented at the recent Greater New York Dental Meeting with seven student researchers making poster presentations on their projects. They presented their work as part of the Meeting’s Scientific Poster Session, held Sunday, November 27 at the Javits Center in New York.

“Presentations at professional meetings are an important part of our research programs,” says Dr. Esra Sahingur, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Student Research. “Opportunities to exchange innovative ideas enriches dental education, fosters collaborations and promotes academic career”

The student presenters included those who had participated in the School’s Summer and Honors Research programs. Participating students and their projects included:

  • Jaime Guberman, D’23, CBCT Usage in Post-Graduate Orthodontic Programs
  • Matthew Lee, D’25, In Vitro Comparative Study Between Full-arch Abutment Level Implant Impressions with Different Intraoral Scanning Methods – A Pilot Study
  • Alexander Li, D’23, Do Urban Patients Have Selection Preferences for Academic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Based on Race?
  • Yilan Miao, D’23, GEN’23, The Impact of Novel Alveolar Bone Graft Materials on Orthodontic Tooth Movement: A Review
  • Sukanya Sarangi, D’24, Oral Care Strategies in Patients in Intensive Care Units
  • Benjamin Shelling, D’24, TLR9 Mediates Periodontal Aging by Fostering Senescence and Inflammaging
  • Nila Veerabagu, D’25, Oral and Dental Status of Patients taking Biologic Agents