Zheng Zhou

Associate Professor

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Contact Info:
Campus: Corktown Campus
Building: School of Dentistry
Room: DC 362
Phone: 313-494-6667
zeng zhou
Periodontology
Implantology
Perio-orthodontic interdisciplinary treatment

Degrees

  • D.D.S, West China University of Medical Sciences
  • Ph.D, West China University of Medical Sciences

Biography

Prof. Zhou teaches periodontics and dental implantology, perio-orthodontic interdisciplinary treatment to dental students, and residents in Periodontics and Orthodontics programs. Prof. Zhou is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He is an active member of American Academy of Periodontics, American Association of Orthodontists, and American Dental Association. He recieved a Doctor of Dental Surgery, Doctorate and Certificate in Orthodontics from West China University of Medical Sciences.  He recieved a Certificate in Periodontics from Medical College of Georgia.  Prof. Zhou remains active in private practice. He joined the university in 2015. 

Research Activity

Complete list to published works: Prof. Zheng Zhou

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    Research Projects

    Pathogenesis of Periodontal Diseases

    To identify and characterize the novel molecules involved in the crosstalk of skeletal system and immune system; To explore the mechanism of the periodontal diseases initiation, development, and progress; To seek potential treatment modalities by regulating host immune response and periodontal bone loss.

    Collaborators: Drs. Krukonis E, Neely A, Kinaia B, Hsu YT, Song JL, Xu PP

    Periodontal risks of Orthodontic Treatment

    To utilize digital and CBCT approaches to analyze the pathologic, anatomic, and biomechanical risks of orthodontic treatment; Clinical studies of treatment outcome of different periodontal surgeries to facilitate orthodontic treatment. To test the effect of tissue graft materials, growth factors, and stem cells approaches on craniofacial and periodontal regeneration; Focus on using periodontal regenerative therapy to treat orthodontic high-risk patients.

    Collaborators: Drs. R. Kulbersh, Al-Kawasami R, Kang JH, Kinaia B, Neely A, Cao Y, Liu CF, Lu HY, Zheng Y

    Effects of Cannabis Consumption on Oral Health

    To study the role of cannabis on oral health and to explore the molecular mechanism of its action, etc.

    Collaborators: Drs. Ahmed M, Kinaia B, Neely A, Yang DR

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    Lab Members

    2018-2019 Lab Members:

    Xia Qi D.D.S., M.S. visiting scholar from Hebei Medical University School of Dentistry, China
    Tingxi Liu, DS4
    Haiyun Hou, DS2

    Past Lab Members:

    Xiaoqing Shen, D.D.S., M.S., former exchange scholar - currently an associate professor, Southern Medical University School of Dentistry, China

    Xiangyu Huang, D.D.S., former exchange student, currently a Ph.D. student, Southern Medical University School of Dentistry, China

    Chunyan Liu, D.D.S., Ph.D., former postdoctoral fellow, currently an associate professor of Orthodontics, Hebei Medical University School of Dentistry, China

    Former Dental Students:

    Eden Hbate, D.D.S.
    Kelvin Chen D.D.S, currently a resident in Orthodontics, University of Nevada Las Vegas

    Former lab members:

    Xiaoqing Shen DDS, MS Exchange scholar, current Associate Professor of Dentistry, Southern Medical University School of Dentistry, China

    Xiangyu Huang DDS Exchange student, current PhD student, Southern Medical University School of Dentistry, China

    Chunyan Liu DDS, PhD. Postdoctoral fellow, current Associate Professor of Orthodontics, Hebei Medical University School of Dentistry, China

    Eden Hbate DDS University of Detroit Mercy, current in private practice

    Kelvin Chen DDS University of Detroit Mercy, current Orthodontics resident, University of Nevada Las Vegas