Major Research Areas and Faculty Mentors

The DBMS PhD program offers unique graduate training opportunities in research laboratories equipped with state-of-the art technologies and access to several core facilities in campus. Faculty mentors in our graduate program are internationally renowned scientists carrying out innovative studies to answer timely research questions in dental, oral, and craniofacial sciences. 

Current major areas of research include:  

Dental Biomaterials 

Oral Medicine and Oral Oncology 

Oral Microbial Pathogenesis 

Orofacial Neural and Pain Sciences 

Tissue Engineering, Nanotechnology, and Regenerative Medicine 

Skeletal Biology and Pathology