UW School of Dentistry


Ariel J. Raigrodski , DMD, MS, FACP

Professor, Restorative Dentistry



Box 357456


Dr. Raigrodski is a graduate of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem Israel (1991).  He received his certificate in Prosthodontics at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry (1999), where he also completed a fellowship in implants and esthetics, and an MS degree (2000).

Current Courses

  • PROS 660 – Clinical Graduate Prosthodontics
  • RESD 660 – Clinical Graduate Prosthodontics
  • PERIO 582 – Graduate Periodontics – Treatment Planning
  • PERIO 585 – Graduate Periodontics – Therapy
  • PERIO 586 – Graduate Periodontics – Longitudinal Evaluation of Therapy

Research Interests

Dr. Raigrodski’s research focuses on esthetic and implant restorative dentistry. He is involved in basic and clinical research on all ceramic systems, implants, and CAD/CAM technology.

Awards and Professional Service

Dr. Raigrodski is a Professor at the Department of Restorative Dentistry and an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Washington.

He is the Assistant Editor of The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry and a member of the editorial review boards of the Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, the Journal of Prosthodontics, and the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists, a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, and a member of many professional organizations. He is the recipient of the “Claude R. Baker Faculty Award” American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, 2004.

An author of more than 100 scientific articles, clinical articles, abstracts, and book chapters, Dr. Raigrodski’s research is mainly clinical and focuses in all-ceramics, implants, and CAD/CAM technology. He is the Author of “Soft Tissue Management: The Restorative Perspective-Putting Concepts into Practice” published in 2015 by Quintessence Publishing. He lectures extensively both nationally and internationally, and maintains a private practice limited to Restorative, Implants and Esthetic Dentistry in Lynnwood, WA.

Raigrodski Sample of Publications (PDF).