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

Dentistry

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 341-7177

Office: (585) 275-0706

URMFGA member of the University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group

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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

Faculty Appointments

Education

1992
DDS | Poland-State Univ of Lublin
Dentistry

2003
MPH | Univ Rochester Sch Med/Dent
Public Health

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

5/2017
Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Meyerowitz C, Litaker MS, Heft MW, Tasgaonkar N, Day MR, Porter-Williams A, Gordan VV, Yardic RL, Lawhorn TM, Gilbert GH; National Dental PBRN Collaborative Group. "Management of dentin hypersensitivity by practitioners in the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network." J Am Dent Assoc. 2017 Jun 16. pii: S0002-8177(17)30421-X. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2017.05.003. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28629602 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]. 2017; .

5/2017
Kopycka-Kedzierawski, DT; Billings, RJ; Feng, C;. "Development of a prognostic model for caries onset and progression from Early Childhood Caries incidence in urban preschool children". Journal European Archives of Paediatric Dentistry, accepted May. 2017; .

2017
Kopycka-Kedzierawski DT, Meyerowitz C, Litaker MS, Chonowski S, Heft MW, Gordan VV, Yardic RL, Madden TE, Reyes SC, Gilbert GH; National Dental PBRN Collaborative Group. "Management of Dentin Hypersensitivity by National Dental Practice-Based Research Network practitioners: results from a questionnaire administered prior to initiation of a clinical study on this topic." BMC Oral Health. 2017 Jan 13;17(1):41. doi: 10.1186/s12903-017-0334-0. PMID: 28086862 [PubMed - in process]. 2017; .

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 Press2013

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