Faculty Directory

J. Martin Anderson

J. Martin Anderson

Senior Lecturer, part-time, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

jma@uw.edu

Research Interests

Operative Dentistry

Tar Chee Aw

Tar Chee Aw

Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry
Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

206.543.5948

tcaw@uw.edu

Research Interests

Laboratory evaluation and clinical trials of new restorative dental materials and techniques. Interests include Esthetics, Implants, Biomaterials (resins, ceramics, cements, curing lights) and Technology (lasers, CAD/CAM, informatics, expert systems, neural networks, telemedicine).

Daniel C. N. Chan

Daniel C. N. Chan

Professor and Chair, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

dcnchan@uw.edu

Research Interests

Dental materials and how they interact with the biology of the human mouth.

Yen-Wei Chen

Yen-Wei Chen

Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

ywchen@uw.edu

Research Interests

All ceramic systems and the application of CAD/CAM technology in restorative dentistry.

Kwok-Hung (Albert) Chung

Kwok-Hung (Albert) Chung

Professor, Restorative Dentistry
Division of Dental Materials Science

206.543.5948

akchung@uw.edu

Research Interests

Nano restorative materials used in clinical dentistry and the biomechanics of dental implants.

Sami Dogan

Sami Dogan

Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry
Prosthodontist

206.543.5948

samido@uw.edu

Research Interests

In vivo mineralization and characterization of the remineralized tissues.

Glen Johnson

Glen Johnson

Professor Emeritus, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

gjohnson@uw.edu

Research Interests

Applied research for new restorative dental materials and techniques, with current emphasis on cements and adhesives. He has authored over 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals, is a frequent presenter at scientific and professional meetings and has held continuing dental education courses in and outside North America throughout his career.

Mats Kronstrom

Mats Kronstrom

Professor, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

mk33@uw.edu

Research Interests

Clinical studies in Implant Dentistry in order to develop new and less expensive treatment options for edentulous patients.

Xavier Lepe

Xavier Lepe

Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry
Director of the Division of Prosthodontics

206.543.5948

xlepe@uw.edu

Research Interests

Main research focus on impression materials. Also conducted clinical and laboratory studies on various other dental materials including: resin bonding agents, cements, gypsum stone products and post & core systems.

Andy Marashi

Andy Marashi

Lecturer, part-time, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

marashi@uw.edu

Pollene Speed McIntyre

Pollene Speed McIntyre

Lecturer, part-time, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

speedp@uw.edu

Research Interests

Preventive dentistry, pediatric and community dentistry, geriatric dentistry, and access to care issues.

Sandra L. Phillips

Sandra L. Phillips

Senior Lecturer, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.3367

sandyp@uw.edu

Van Ramos

Van Ramos

Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry
Director, Graduate Prosthodontics

206.543.5923

vanramos@uw.edu

Jeffrey E. Rubenstein

Jeffrey E. Rubenstein

Professor, Restorative Dentistry, Division of Prosthodontics

Adjunct Professor, Oral Health Sciences

206.543.5919

jeruben@uw.edu

Research Interests

Oro-facial rehabilitation of the patient with anatomical compromise in the region of the head and neck.

Alireza Sadr

Alireza Sadr

Acting Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.4271

arsadr@uw.edu

Research Interests

New restorative dental materials, mainly composites and adhesives. Non-invasive diagnostic modalities for dentistry, including optical coherence tomography and promoting minimally invasive dentistry.

Ernesto Ricardo Schwedhelm

Ernesto Ricardo Schwedhelm

Associate Dean for Clinics
Clinical Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

erschwed@uw.edu

Kavita Shor

Kavita Shor

Lecturer, full-time , Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

kshor@uw.edu

Research Interests

Implant Dentistry and CAD/CAM technology.

Ward M. Smalley

Ward M. Smalley

Affiliate Professor, Orthodontics, Restorative Dentistry

Dorothy J Stewart

Dorothy J Stewart

Lecturer, part-time, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

djsdds@uw.edu

John Townsend

John Townsend

Lecturer Emeritus, Restorative Dentistry

Research Interests

Biocompatibility of dental materials and the longitudinal clinical evaluation of bonded prostheses.

Hai Zhang

Hai Zhang

Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry

206.543.5948

haizhang@uw.edu

Research Interests

Dental implantology and tooth regeneration. Responses of osteoblasts to dental implant surface (osseointegration), the regulation mechanisms in tooth development and regeneration, as well as critical oral mineralized tissue diseases such as bisphosphonate-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ). New dental technology, such as zirconia-based all ceramic system (LAVA system by 3M/ESPE).