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Rafael Rocha  Pacheco

Assistant Professor

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Campus: Corktown Campus
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  • Ph.D. (Dental Materials), State University of Campinas, Brazil
  • D.D.S., M.Sc. (Dental Materials), State University of Campinas, Brazil


Rafael Rocha Pacheco, D.D.S., M.Sc., Ph.D. is the course director of Dental Materials to dental students, graduate and dental hygiene students.  He is also the co-director of Introduction to Operative Dentistry (Amalgam), guest lecturer and bench instructor for Fixed Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry. 

Dr. Pacheco holds a D.D.S., M.Sc. (Dental Materials) and Ph.D. (Dental Materials) from State University of Campinas, Brazil.  He is the author/co-author of peer reviewed journal articles, 3 book chapters and his research in focused on Dental materials used in Restorative Dentistry (Polymerization, Dental ceramics, resin composites and adhesive systems). Dr. Pacheco joined the University of Detroit Mercy in 2015.

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