Carla A. Evans, Department Head
Charles Greene (TMJ)
| William Hohlt
Heek Young Jo
| Robert Manasse
Yana Nedvetsky (Interdisciplinary)
T. Peter Tsay
Isaac C. Yue
CLINICAL INSTRUCTORS PHOTOS
Ellen BeGole, Biostatistician
ADJUNCT FACULTY / LECTURERS
Samuel Berkowitz (orthodontics)
BUSINESS ASSISTANT TO THE HEAD
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SPECIALIST
Phimon Atsawasuwan, DDS, MS, MSc, PhD; Assistant Professor; Scholarly interests: Bone and craniofacial biology, tooth development, accelerated orthodontics, mechanism of tooth movement, laser, animal models.
Heba Bakhsh, BDS, MS, PhD student; Clinical Assistant Professor; Scholarly interests: Indirect Bonding, craniofacial and special needs orthodontics, dental public health, access to dental care.
Ellen A. BeGole, PhD; Associate Professor of Biostatistics in Orthodontics; Scholarly Interests: survey research; dental arch form analysis; statistical analysis of clinical orthodontic data; evidence-based orthodontics; time to failure of brackets once placed; study of self-ligating brackets.
Kyint H. Chwa, BDS, DDS , MS; Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthodontics; Scholarly Interests: Early orthodontic treatment in the mixed dentition, adult orthodontics and Interdisciplinary care, clinical orthodontics.
Doa M. Dada, BDS, MS, PhD student. Clinical Assistant Professor. Scholarly interest: Treatment of class II malocclusion, Functional appliances, temporary anchorage devices, dental esthetics.
Carla A. Evans, DDS, DMSc; Professor of Orthodontics, Department Head; Scholarly Interests: growth and development, etiology and treatment of dysmorphology, orthodontic mechanotherapy.
Maria Therese Galang, DDS, MS; Assistant Professor of Orthodontics, Director of Predoctoral Orthodontics; Scholarly Interests:
temporary anchorage devices, interdisciplinary orthodontics, phantom bite syndrome, craniofacial genetics, effects of bisphosphonates on orthodontic treatment.
Laurence A. Golden, DDS, MSD; Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthodontics; Scholarly Interests: Interdisciplinary Care.
Chester S. Handelman, DMD; Clinical Professor of Orthodontics; Scholarly Interests: adult orthodontics, maxillary expansion, iatrogenic phenomena in orthodontic treatment, limitations of treatment, condylar resorption.
William F. Hohlt, DDS; Clinical Professor of Orthodontics; Scholarly interests: implant anchorage for orthodontics using implants, onplants, and mini screws, biomechanics and early orthodontic treatment in the mixed dentition using functional appliances.
Gregory W. Jackson, DDS, MSD; Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthodontics; Scholarly Interests: maxillary protraction in animal research and clinical treatment, imaging techniques.
John Kelsey, DDS, MS; Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthodontics; Scholarly Interests: TMD-related topics.
Myung-rip Kim, DDS, MS, PhD; Adjunct Assistant Professor of Orthodontics; Scholarly Interests: Obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, TMD, Class III treatment.
Budi Kusnoto, DDS, MS; Clinic Director and Associate Professor of Orthodontics; Scholarly Interests: 3-dimensional digital imaging diagnostic computer system, 3-dimensional craniofacial growth imaging, improving quality and efficiency of digital imaging for diagnostic and legal documents in orthodontic field.
Leon Laub, MS, PhD, MBA; Adjunt Professor of Orthodontic Materials; Scholarly Interests: orthodontic materials, including metal and ceramics used for brackets, tubes, and wires; friction of orthodontic appliances.
Gary Lippincott, DDS , MS ; Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthodontics; Scholarly Interests: risk management/informed consent, limitation of orthodontic treatment, cognitive errors in orthodontic decision-making, inter-disciplinary treatment (ortho-surgery, ortho-periodontic, ortho-restorative), doctor-patient communication in clinical practice.
Ahmed I. Masoud, BDS, MS, PhD student; Clinical Assistant Professor; Scholarly interests: Biomechanics, airway assessment and obstructive sleep apnea, force decay in thermoplastic and thermoset power chains.
Zane F. Muhl, DDS, MS, PhD; Professor of Orthodontics; Scholarly Interests: educational methodology.
Nelson J Oppermann, DDS, MS; Adjunct Professor; Scholarly Interests: Bioprogressive Therapy, early treatment, sectional mechanics and growth modification.
Flavio J. C. Sanchez, DDS, MS; Adjunct Professor; Scholarly Interests: Bioprogressive Therapy, early treatment, sectional mechanics and growth modification.
Robyn Silberstein, DDS, MS, PhD; Clinical Associate Professor of Orthodontics; Scholarly Interests: digital technology, paperless practice, genetics of tooth development, craniofacial biology.
Michael E. Stone, PsyD; Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychologist, Diplomate, American College of Forensic Examiners; Scholarly Interests: personality testing, trauma, child abuse and neglect, custody evaluations, failure to thrive syndrome, psychosocial dwarfism.
T. Peter Tsay, DDS, MS, PhD; Professor of Orthodontics, Associate Director of Postgraduate Program, Director of Clinical Research; Scholarly Interests: adult orthodontics, orthognathic surgery, and bone biology.
Grace Viana, MSc; Statistician; Scholarly Interests: statistical analysis of clinical multidisciplinary and behavioral science studies related to orthodontics.
Lawrence R. Voss, D.D.S.; Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthodontics: Scholarly Interests: early growth guidance therapy, functional appliances, limited pre-restorative treatment, magnetic forces in orthodontics.
Isaac C. Yue, DMD, MS; Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthodontics; Scholarly Interests: biomaterials, bioengineering, implant/miniscrew anchorage, self-ligating brackets, and limitations of orthodontic treatment.