Dentistry Faculty

One of the reasons our dentistry and dental hygiene programs are so highly regarded: UDM’s professors. Our faculty will guide you through these rigorous, clinically oriented programs and ensure you emerge with the knowledge and skills for superior patient care. Check out our full list of faculty & staff.

James R. Geist, D.D.S., M.S.
Professor, Bio. & Diag. Sciences; Director of O/M Imaging Center

“When you leave here, you will be ready on the first day to practice as a general dentist in a competent and honorable manner.”
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Mary Parise, D.D.S.
Program Director, Advanced Education in General Dentistry

“If you can help a patient who has lived with missing or infected teeth for a long time, you will be deeply moved by seeing what a difference you can make.”
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