UW School of Dentistry


Joel Berg , DDS, MS

Professor, UW School of Dentistry


Dr. Berg is a professor at the UW School of Dentistry. He previously held executive positions at Philips Oral Healthcare and ESPE Dental. He is the author of numerous published manuscripts and abstracts and a co-editor of a textbook on early childhood oral health.


  • DDS, University of Iowa, 1983
  • Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Iowa, 1985
  • MS, Oral Biology, University of Iowa 1985

Academic Interests

  • Early caries detection
  • Siblings of patients with special needs
  • Caries detection technologies
  • Innovative restorative materials
  • Development of dental caries prevention programs using risk assessment models
  • Early childhood dental health