Luiz A. D. Meirelles, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Luiz A. D. Meirelles, D.D.S., Ph.D.

Contact Information

625 Elmwood Avenue
Rochester, NY 14642

Appointment: (585) 275-URMC (8762)

Patient Care Bio

Dr. Meirelles is an Assistant Professor in the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. He earned his degree in dentistry from the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, and an additional degree in prosthodontics in Brazil. He also holds a Ph.D. in biomaterials, and he serves as an assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. His laboratory work has led to insights about preparing teeth for dental implants, and the effect of these implants on the bones of the mouth.

Awards & Honors (Local)

Basil G. Bibby Award, AADR Section, Rochester, New York 2012
Best Young Investigator Prize for Student Research, IADR 86th General Session, Toronto, Canada. 2008
Scientific Honor at 40th years Osseointegration International Congress, Sao Paulo, Brazil. 2005
Scientific Honor, 16th IADR Brazilian Division, Sao Paulo, Brazil. 1996

Education

PhD | Biomaterials | University of Gothenburg2007
MS | Prosthodontics | Brazil-State University of Campinas (UNICAMP)2003
DDS | Dentistry | Federal University of Rio de Janeiro1998

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Dental Education at UNiversity of Gothenburg09/01/2003 - 06/13/2008
Residency in Prosthodontics at Piracicaba Dental School01/05/2001 - 03/21/2003
Fellowship in Oral Surgery at Brazilian Dental Association03/01/1998 - 12/15/1998
Internship at Lourenco Jorge01/01/1997 - 12/31/1997