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Craniofacial Center / Geriatrics-Special Needs / Hospital Dentistry

We provide comprehensive general oral health services for persons with:

 

  • Cleft lip, cleft palate and other craniofacial conditions
  • Chronic health problems requiring hospital-based dental care
  • Older adults with special oral health care needs
  • Oral manifestations or problems related to systemic or psychological health problems

Contact

Craniofacial Center
Appointments: (919) 537-3513

Geriatrics-Special Needs
Appointments: (919) 537-3866

Fax: (919) 445-0299

Dental Faculty Practice
UNC School of Dentistry
Campus Box 7450
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7450

Meet Our Dentists
Christine Downey Christine Downey >
Clinical Assistant Professor

Education

  • B.S. Biology
  • M.S. Microbiology and Immunology
  • D.D.S
Lauren Patton Lauren Patton >
Chair
Professor

Education

  • Certificate, Oral Medicine/Research, National Institute of Dental Research, 1990
  • Certificate, GPR, University of North Carolina, 1988
  • DDS, Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of North Carolina, 1986
  • AB, Biology/Psychology, Dartmouth College, 1980
Luiz Andre Pimenta Luiz Andre Pimenta >
Clinical Professor
Dental Director of the Craniofacial Center

Education

  • DDS, Dentistry, Belo Horizonte School of Dentistry - (Minas Gerais Federal University), 1997
  • PhD, Doctor in Science, School of Dentistry at Araraquara (Sao Paulo State University), 1994
  • MSS, Master of Science, Bauru School of Dentistry - (Sao Paulo State University), 1991
Allen Samuelson Allen Samuelson >
Director of Special Care Dentistry
Clinical Associate Prof

Education

  • Certificate, GPR, University of North Carolina, 1994
  • DDS, Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of North Carolina, 1992
  • BA, Chemistry, NC State University, 1986
Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque Jennifer Webster-Cyriaque >
Professor

Education

  • PhD, Microbiology & Immunology, University of North Carolina, 1998
  • Certificate, GPR, University of North Carolina, 1998
  • DDS, Dentistry, State University of New York, 1992