Our Research

The department is proud to be an integral part of the UNC School of Dentistry’s research mission. Highlights of the department’s research include:

  • Long-term stability of orthognathic surgery
  • The efficacy of third molar removal
  • Bone graft construction of the cleft maxilla and palate
  • Periorbital changes associated with midface osteotomies
  • Multimodal anesthetic protocol to reduce nausea and vomiting associated with midface osteotomies
  • Keratocystic tumor recurrence