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

Contact Information

Phone Numbers

Appointment: (585) 276-3000

Biography

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.

Credentials

Education

1998
DDS | Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
Dentistry

2003
MS | Brazil-State University of Campinas (UNICAMP)
Prosthodontics

2007
PhD | University of Gothenburg
Biomaterials

Post-doctoral Training & Residency

01/05/2001 - 03/21/2003
Residency in Prosthodontics at Piracicaba Dental School

09/01/2003 - 06/13/2008
Dental Education in at UNiversity of Gothenburg

03/01/1998 - 12/15/1998
Fellowship in at Brazilian Dental Association

01/01/1997 - 12/31/1997
Internship in at Lourenco Jorge

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Awards

2012
Basil G. Bibby Award, AADR Section, Rochester, New York

2008
Best Young Investigator Prize for Student Research, IADR 86th General Session, Toronto, Canada.

2005
Scientific Honor at 40th years Osseointegration International Congress, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

1996
Scientific Honor, 16th IADR Brazilian Division, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Publications

Journal Articles

8/2015
Senna P, Antoninha Del Bel Cury A, Kates S, Meirelles L. "Surface Damage on Dental Implants with Release of Loose Particles after Insertion into Bone." Clinical implant dentistry and related research.. 2015 Aug 0; 17(4):681-92. Epub 2013 Nov 28.

6/2015
Meirelles L, Brånemark PI, Albrektsson T, Feng C, Johansson C. "Histological evaluation of bone formation adjacent to dental implants with a novel apical chamber design: preliminary data in the rabbit model." Clinical implant dentistry and related research.. 2015 Jun 0; 17(3):453-60. Epub 2013 Sep 11.

7/2014
Geminiani A, Abdel-Azim T, Ercoli C, Feng C, Meirelles L, Massironi D. "Influence of oscillating and rotary cutting instruments with electric and turbine handpieces on tooth preparation surfaces." The Journal of prosthetic dentistry.. 2014 Jul 0; 112(1):51-8. Epub 2014 Apr 14.

Books & Chapters

2003
Chapter Title: " Osseointegration of different implat surfaces". In: Rielson J A Cardoso; Manoel E L Machado. Odontologia: Arte e conhecimento. 1 ed. São Paulo: Artes Médicas,
Book Title: Rielson J A Cardoso; Manoel E L Machado. Odontologia
Author List: Elias CN, Cavalcanti JHC, Meirelles
Published By: Odontologia: Arte e conhecimento2003

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