Ralph H. Saunders, D.D.S., M.S.

Ralph H. Saunders, D.D.S., M.S.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 705
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 275-7978
Fax: (585) 461-5420


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Awards & Honors (National)

ADA Evidence-based Curriculum (Initial Class) | American Dental Association | Chicago, IL 2008
ADA Geriatric Dental Health Care Award | American Dental Association | Chicago, IL 1989
Special Care Dentistry Association - Poster Contest | Special Care Dentistry Association | Chicago, IL 2006

Awards & Honors (Local)

Oral Medicine Senior Award | The Ohio State University 1974

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 16 available »

Saunders R, Sithole V, Koutrouli E, Feng C, Malmstrom. "Perceptions of dental esthetics among older African Americans. Special Care Dentistry 2011; 31(2); 48-52." Special Care Dentistry. 2011; 31(2): 48-52. Link
Jensen, P; Saunders, R; Thierer, T; Friedman B. "Factors associated with oral health-related quaility of life in community-dwelling elderly persons with disabilities." J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008; 56: 711-17. Link
Saunders, R; Friedman, B. "Oral health conditions of community-dwelling cognitively intact elderly persons with disabilities." Gerodontology. 2007; 24: 67-76. Link
Saunders, R; Meyerowitz, C. "Dental caries in older adults." Dental Clinics of North America. 2005; 44: 293-308. Link
Saunders, R; Yellowitz, J; Dolan, T; Smith, B. "Trends in predoctoral education in geriatric dentistry." J Dent Educ. 1998; 62: 314 - 18.. Link

Current Appointments

Professor - Department of Dentistry (SMD) - Primary
Professor - Department of Medicine, Geriatrics/Aging (SMD)


MS | Dental Science | University of Rochester1988
DDS | Dentistry | Ohio State University1974
BA | Zoology | Depauw University1969

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Residency in General Practice at Strong Memorial Hospital- GME Office09/01/1975 - 06/30/1976