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Area Health Education Center (AHEC)


AHEC Biosketch


Dr. Ralph Leonard

Dr. Ralph Leonard (More Detail)


Dr. Ralph Leonard is the practice director of the Dental Faculty Practice and holds the Jim and Isabel Harrell Distinguished Professorship in Family Dentistry. He is a member of the Department of Operative Dentistry and is primarily responsible for clinical teaching comprehensive care program and patient care in the Dental Faculty Practice.

Dr. Leonard graduated from the UNC School of Dentistry in 1985 and is a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Society. He was in private practice before joining the UNC dental faculty full-time in 1989.

He is a member of the UNC School of Dentistry's Infection Control Committee. Dr. Leonard's research interests include patient care delivery systems and nightguard vital bleaching.