Tooth Extraction Study

The Department of Periodontology at UB school of Dental Medicine, under the supervision of Dr. Othman Shibly, is recruiting volunteers for a research study that will evaluate the effects of growth factors drawn from blood, and combined with a marketed bone filing material in rebuilding bone in the area where a hopeless tooth is removed.

Volunteers of 18 years of age or older, with overall good medical and dental health, and need tooth extraction may be eligible to participate in the study. The study consists of a total of seven (7) visits over a six-month period.

If you are interested in participating in the study and you would like to learn more, please contact:

Dr. Talal Zahid via email at or via phone at 716-472-3845  


Dr. Amal Jamjoom via email at or via phone at 716-472-3845

Thank you in advance for your interest and participation!

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