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Dental Implants

LEILA JAHANGIRI, DMD, MMSc
Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Prosthodontics

EXPERTISE:
Dental implants and dentures.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:
Member, Editorial Review Board, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry

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PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTS:
“Onlay Partial Denture Technique for Assessment of Adequate Occlusal Vertical Dimension.” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry (2002).

“Current Perspectives in Residual Ridge Remodeling and Its Clinical Implications: A Review.” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry (1998).

“Effect of Ovariectomy on the Local Residual Ridge Remodeling.” Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry (1997).


COSMO V. DESTENO, DMD, PhD
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and Professor of Prosthodontics

EXPERTISE:
Implant dentistry; prosthodontics; temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD)

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PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:
Former COO, New Jersey Dental School-Center for Dental and Oral Health and Dental Implant Center; former Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs; Associate Dean for Extramural Affairs; and Vice Dean, all at New Jersey Dental School; Past President of the American College of Prosthodontists Education Foundation and of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics

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PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTS:
Book Review: “Oral Rehabilitation” by S. Hobo and H. Takayama. Quintessence Publishing Co., Quintessence Magazine 1997

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“Management of the Acute TMJ Emergency.” Clinical Preventive Dentistry (1988)

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IGOR CHIKUNOV, DDS
Clinical Assistant Professor of Prosthodontics

EXPERTISE:
Treatment of patients with congenital and acquired defects of the head and neck.

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND:
Postgraduate training in prosthodontics and maxillofacial prosthodontics at the NYU College of Dentistry and in maxillofacial prosthodontics and dental oncology at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center.

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PUBLICATION HIGHLIGHTS:
“Implant-Retained Partial Overdenture with Resilient Attachments.” Journal of Prosthodontics (2008).