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

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

Contact Information

625 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

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  • Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital Admits to Strong Memorial Hospital

Patient Care Bio

It's good news that people are living longer and keeping more of their teeth than ever before. Dr. Saunders' career has focused on caring for the oral health of older adults. He is actively involved in the practice, education and research related to geriatric dentistry. Dr. Saunders is a professor in the Department of Dentistry at University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, and a professor of geriatrics/aging as well.

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

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 University of Rochester Medical Center09/01/1975 - 06/30/1976