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Dorota Kopycka-Kedzierawski, D.D.S., M.P.H.

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-7177

Office: (585) 275-0706

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Faculty Appointments

Patient Care Setting

Dentistry

Biography

Dr. Kopycka-Kedzierawski has been practicing dentistry for 20 years. She provides comprehensive dental care to patients with a variety of dental needs. She serves as deputy director for the northeast region of the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network. Her research interests include oral disease distribution and control, the study of cavities and their causes, and teledentistry - the use of communications technology for dental care. A native of Poland, Dr. Kopycka-Kedzierawski and her family have been in Rochester for 17 years. She enjoys spending time with her son and husband, traveling, reading and gardening.

Professional Background

Dr. Dorota Kopycka-Kedzierawski currently serves as a Deputy Director for the Northeast Region of the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (National Dental PBRN). In the network, she leads a multicenter, prospective, cohort study entitled "Management of Dentin Hypersensitivity". Her research interest include oral epidemiology, teledentistry as an adjunct tool to screen, diagnose and refer young children for oral disease, especially Early Childhood Caries (ECC) and caries risk assessment in children and adults. She directs two graduate courses in Oral Epidemiology that are designed for postgraduate dental residents.

Research

Dr. Dorota Kopycka-Kedzierawski currently serves as a Deputy Director for the Northeast Region of the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (National Dental PBRN). In the network, she just completed a multicenter, prospective, cohort study entitled "Management of Dentin Hypersensitivity". Her research interest include oral epidemiology, teledentistry as an adjunct tool to screen, diagnose and refer young children for oral disease, especially Early Childhood Caries (ECC) and caries risk assessment in children and adults. Currently, she leads a prospective cohort study, funded by NIH/NIDCR, to examine oral biology, behavioral and social mechanisms for ECC onset in young, initially caries-free children. She directs two graduate courses in Oral Epidemiology that are designed for postgraduate dental residents.

Credentials

Education

1992
DDS | The State University of Lublin School of Medicine

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

06/01/1999 - 06/01/2002
Residency in General Dentistry at Eastman Dental School

Awards

2001
Michael Buonocore Award, Rochester, NY 2001
Sponsor: Eastman Department of Dentistry

2000 - 2003
Trainee in Research Grant, Rochester Training Program for Oral Health Clinical Research, University of Rochester, Rochester NY
Sponsor: NIH/NIDCR

Publications

Journal Articles

10/9/2021
Ferracane JL, Hilton TJ, Funkhouser E, Gordan VV, Gilbert GH, Mungia R, Burton V, Meyerowitz C, Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Group NDPC. "Outcomes of treatment and monitoring of posterior teeth with cracks: three-year results from the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network." Clinical oral investigations.. 2021 Oct 9; Epub 2021 Oct 09.

9/11/2021
Ben-Omran MO, Livinski AA, Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Boroumand S, Williams D, Weatherspoon DJ, Iafolla TJ, Fontelo P, Dye BA. "The use of teledentistry in facilitating oral health for older adults: A scoping review." The Journal of the American Dental Association.. 2021 Sep 11; Epub 2021 Sep 11.

8/29/2021
Arany S, Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Caprio TV, Watson GE. "Anticholinergic medication-related dry mouth and effects on the salivary glands." Oral surgery, oral medicine, oral pathology and oral radiology.. 2021 Aug 29; Epub 2021 Aug 29.

Books & Chapters

2013
Chapter Title: Dental Caries: General Concepts Pathogenic Mechanisms in Dental Caries
Book Title: Oral Microbiology and Immunology, 2nd ed
Author List: Robert G. Quivey, Jr., Hyun Koo, Jose Lemos, and Dorota T. Kopycka-Kedzierawski
Edited By: Lamont, Hajishengallis, and Jenkinson
Published By: The American Society for Microbiology Press 2013

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