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Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics

From the Chair

Dr. Jacques Nör




Dr. Jacques Nör

Dr. Fitzgerald




Dr. Mark Fitzgerald
Associate Chair


CRSE is one of 5 departments in the School of Dentistry and the one with the largest responsibility for DDS training. Within the department, there are a wide range of specialty and research foci.  Our dental teaching activities include cariology, general dentistry, endodontics, dental public health, geriatric and special care dentistry, and applied biomaterials.

Graduate activities include 3-year Master's Degree programs with Certificates in Restorative Dentistry and in Endodontics, as well as a 1-year advanced training in Computerized dentistry with a Certificate. The CRSE research activities include educational research, virtual dentistry research, clinical research, molecular biology, cancer biology, diabetes research, health disparities research, hard tissue research, pulpal biology, and novel biomaterials.

At the moment, there are 27 full-time faculty and 71 adjunct faculty members.  With all of our office staff, clinic staff, and research individuals, we are a family of ~180 total individuals.