Episode 372. Air Date: 02/22/15.
Dr Kvitko welcomes Dr. Paul Casamassimo Professor and director of The OSU College of Dentistry Division of Pediatric Dentistry, and Nationwide Children's Hospital Department of Dentistry, to discuss Children's Dental Health issues
Dr. Casamassimo received his dental degree from
He has authored over 300 publications including three books, 31 text chapters and seven monographs in the areas of pediatric dentistry, care of children with special health care needs, and dental education. His research interests include oral health of children with special health care needs, health services research, and oral health disparity.
He is a member of a number of professional organizations including the American Dental Association, American Association for Dental Research, and the American Dental Education Association and is a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon honor fraternity, a fellow in AAPD, and the Royal College of Surgeons of
Dr. Casamassimo has directed studies addressing early childhood caries and its management and represents the AAPD on projects related to infant oral health, maternal oral health, school health, and dental education. He is currently Director of the
Dr. Casamassimo has received numerous professional, humanitarian and teaching awards in his career. He is board-certified in pediatric dentistry and practices at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, in