Dentistry Experts

Below is a list of UDM experts in the area of Dentistry. Feel free to contact our faculty directly. For assistance contacting faculty or arranging interviews, please call UDM's Media Relations office at 313-993-1254. Please note that the views of these experts are their own and may not reflect the views of their colleagues or the University of Detroit Mercy.

Phone area code is 313 except where noted. If you are conducting an in-person interview in the expert's office, be sure to ask faculty members on which campus they are located.

Admissions Requirements

Gary Jeffers

Phone: 494-6654
jefferge@udmercy.edu

AIDS and Oral Disease

Mary Parise

Phone: 494-6907
parisema@udmercy.edu

Alumni Relations

Kimberly Mercier

Phone: 494-6694
mercieka@udmercy.edu

Amalgams, Fillings

Dincer Gurun

Phone: 494-6780
gurundi@udmercy.edu

Anesthesiology

Shyam Aravindaksha

Phone: 494-6924
aravinsp@udmercy.edu

Biomedical Sciences

Nahid Kashani

Phone: 494-6632
kashanin@udmercy.edu

Bonding

Dincer Gurun

Phone: 494-6780
gurundi@udmercy.edu

Business of

Jeffery Parent

Phone: 494-6856
parentjl@udmercy.edu

Careers in

Gary Jeffers

Phone: 494-6654
jefferge@udmercy.edu

Jeffery Parent

Phone: 494-6856
parentjl@udmercy.edu

Community Dentistry

Divesh Byrappagari

Phone: 494-6898
byrappdi@udmercy.edu

Cosmetic Dentistry

Dincer Gurun

Phone: 494-6780
gurundi@udmercy.edu

Crowns and Bridges

Dincer Gurun

Phone: 494-6780
gurundi@udmercy.edu

Dental Continuing Education

Kimberly Mercier

Phone: 494-6694
mercieka@udmercy.edu

Dental Emergencies

Reem Al-Abbousi

Phone: 494-6638
alabborh@udmercy.edu

Dental Hygiene

Margaret Coleman

Phone: 494-6696
colemame@udmercy.edu

Maureen VanHook

Phone: 494-6935
vanhooma@udmercy.edu

Dental Hygiene Licensing

Maureen VanHook

Phone: 494-6935
vanhooma@udmercy.edu

Dental Implants

Ahmad Fard

Phone: 494-6684
fardam@udmercy.edu

Dincer Gurun

Phone: 494-6780
gurundi@udmercy.edu

Dental Licensing

Gary Jeffers

Phone: 494-6654
jefferge@udmercy.edu

Dental Research

Michelle Wheater

Phone: 494-6634
wheatemi@udmercy.edu

Dental School - Role in the Community

Mert N. Aksu

Phone: 494-6621
dentaldean@udmercy.edu

Dentures

Dincer Gurun

Phone: 494-6780
gurundi@udmercy.edu

Drugs (Pharmacology)

Choong Foong

Phone: 494-6631
foongwc@udmercy.edu

Endodontics (Graduate Education)

John Braud

Phone: 494-6602
braudjp@udmercy.edu

Endodontics (Root Canals)

John Braud

Phone: 494-6602
braudjp@udmercy.edu

Susan Paurazas

Phone: 494-6805
paurazsb@udmercy.edu

Ethics

Pamela Zarkowski

Phone: 993-1585
zarkowp1@udmercy.edu

First Aid

Claudine Sordyl

Phone: 494-6661
sordylcm@udmercy.edu

Growth

Richard Kulbersh

Phone: 494-6606
kulbersr@udmercy.edu

Gum Disease

Anthony Neely

Phone: 494-6664
neelya@udmercy.edu

Maureen VanHook

Phone: 494-6935
vanhooma@udmercy.edu

Health Care Reform-Legislative Issues

Mert N. Aksu

Phone: 494-6621
dentaldean@udmercy.edu

Hospital Dentistry

Mary Parise

Phone: 494-6907
parisema@udmercy.edu

Infection Control

Sanjay Chand

Phone: 494-6824
chandsp@udmercy.edu

Infectious Diseases

Sanjay Chand

Phone: 494-6824
chandsp@udmercy.edu

Lasers in Dentistry

Anthony Neely

Phone: 494-6664
neelya@udmercy.edu

Maternal and Prenatal Dental Care

Melanie Mayberry

Phone: 494-6785
mayberme@udmercy.edu

Multicultural Affairs

Deirdre Young

Phone: 494-6653
youngdd@udmercy.edu

Oral Diseases

James Geist

Phone: 494-6675
geistjr@udmercy.edu

Oral Medicine

Nahid Kashani

Phone: 494-6632
kashanin@udmercy.edu

Shin-Mey Rose Geist

Phone: 494-6673
geistsh@udmercy.edu

Oral Surgery

Shyam Aravindaksha

Phone: 494-6924
aravinsp@udmercy.edu

Orthodontics

Richard Kulbersh

Phone: 494-6606
kulbersr@udmercy.edu

OSHA Standards

Sanjay Chand

Phone: 494-6824
chandsp@udmercy.edu

Pain and Anxiety Control

Shyam Aravindaksha

Phone: 494-6924
aravinsp@udmercy.edu

Pediatric (Children's) Dentistry

Salwa Atwan

Phone: 494-6791
atwansm@udmercy.edu

Periodontal (Gum) Disease

Anthony Neely

Phone: 494-6664
neelya@udmercy.edu

Maureen VanHook

Phone: 494-6935
vanhooma@udmercy.edu

Post-Cancer and Congenital Defects Prostheses

Dincer Gurun

Phone: 494-6780
gurundi@udmercy.edu

Post-Graduate Dental Education

Mert N. Aksu

Phone: 494-6621
dentaldean@udmercy.edu

Preventive Dentistry

Maureen VanHook

Phone: 494-6935
vanhooma@udmercy.edu

Radiation

James Geist

Phone: 494-6675
geistjr@udmercy.edu

Residency Programs

Mary Parise

Phone: 494-6907
parisema@udmercy.edu

Restorative Dentistry

Dincer Gurun

Phone: 494-6780
gurundi@udmercy.edu

Root Canals

John Braud

Phone: 494-6602
braudjp@udmercy.edu

Susan Paurazas

Phone: 494-6805
paurazsb@udmercy.edu

Sedation

Shyam Aravindaksha

Phone: 494-6924
aravinsp@udmercy.edu

Student Services and External Relations

Juliette Daniels

Phone: 494-6850
danieljc@udmercy.edu

Surgical Orthodontics

Richard Kulbersh

Phone: 494-6606
kulbersr@udmercy.edu

Teeth Whiteners

John Braud

Phone: 494-6602
braudjp@udmercy.edu

Dincer Gurun

Phone: 494-6780
gurundi@udmercy.edu

Temporomandibular (TMJ) Disorders

Shyam Aravindaksha

Phone: 494-6924
aravinsp@udmercy.edu

Ahmad Deebajah

Phone: 494-6854
deebajam@udmercy.edu

Tooth Care for Babies and Toddlers

Salwa Atwan

Phone: 494-6791
atwansm@udmercy.edu

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