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Elmer Newness

Clinical Assistant Professor
Interim Assistant Dean for Academic Administration

Elmer Newness
Contact Info:
Campus: Corktown Campus
Building: School of Dentistry
Room: DC 465
Phone: 313-494-6857
Elmer Newness
Evidence-Based Dentistry


  • D.D.S., Ohio State University
  • M.B.A., University of Phoenix


Dr. Newness teaches clinical responsibilities to dental students, serves as faculty facilitator in essentials of clinical practice, dental rounds, and developing communications skills to dental students. Dr. Newness has served in the dental student laboratory simulation courses, as clinical faculty in the third and fourth year dental clinic, new patient screening, emergency clinic, and the AEGD clinic, and served in the summer enrichment program while at UDM. Additional responsibilities include advising and mentoring dental students. He has guest lectured at various study clubs, volunteers at the St. Vincent de Paul Society/ASDA student dental clinic, and has served as a table clinic judge at the Ohio Dental Association annual session for several years. His professional interests include evidence based dentistry, practice management and ethics. Dr. Newness holds a DDS degree from The Ohio State University, a general practice residency certificate from Western Reserve Care/Northside Medical Center, and a MBA degree from University of Phoenix. Dr. Newness joined the School of Dentistry in 2013.
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