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Benita D. Sobieraj 

Department of Restorative Dentistry

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD)

 

Education and Training:
  • Cert, University at Buffalo (1998)
  • DDS, University at Buffalo, Cum Laude (1997)
  • DDS, Jagiellonian University (1991)
Employment:
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (2005-present)
  • General Dentist, Faculty Practice (1998-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, SUNY Buffalo (2012–2015)
  • Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (1999–2005)
  • Clinical Instructor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo (1998–1999)
  • Dental Assistant, Private Practice (1992–1994)
  • Dentist, Private Practice, Poland (1991)
Awards and Honors:
  • Alan J. Gross Award for Excellence in Teaching (2014)
  • Alan J. Gross Award for Excellence in Teaching (2009)
  • 2009 Educator of the Year Award (2009)
  • Charles Craig Teaching Award (2007)
  • Richard A. Powell Award 2001
  • American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Award
  • American Academy of Dental practice Administration Award
  • International College of Dentist Award
  • William Tucker Award

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • August 2001–April 2002
    Clinical Evaluation of a Temporary Restorative Material
    Ivoclar North America
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $8,229
  • August 2009
    A Phase II, Multi-Center, Randomized, Double-Blind Active-Treatment-Controlled Parallel-Group Study of the Efficacy of Kovacaine Mist Nasal Spray for Anesthetizing Maxillary teeth in Health Dental Patients
    Role: Co-Investigator
  • February 2007
    A multi-center clinical study to evaluate the safety and efficacy of the use of ozone for the management of fissure caries
    CurOzone, USA/Kavo, USA
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $404,195

Journal Articles:
Abstracts:
  • Fabiano JA, Sobieraj BD, Mather M, Ciancio SG. Clinical Evaluation of a Temporary Restorative Material. J Dent Res. 2003; 82(A).
  • Fabiano J, Sobieraj BD, Mather M, Ciancio SG. Clinical evaluations of tooth whitening, dental devices, ceramics and provisional materials. J Dent Res. 2003.

Professional Memberships:
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon (2013–present)
  • American Dental Association
  • Dental Society of the State of New York
  • Eighth District Dental Society
  • Academy of General Dentistry
Service Activities:
  • School of Dental Medicine Appeals Board; Chair (2012)
  • School of Dental Medicine Calendar Committee; Member (2010–2015)
  • School of Dental Medicine Faculty Awards Committee; Member (2004–2012)
  • School of Dental Medicine Student Progress and Promotions Committee; Member (2004–2012)
  • School of Dental Medicine Faculty, Student, Staff Committee; Member (2004–2011)
  • UB Faculty Senate; Senator (2015–present)
  • Academic Appeals Board; Chair (2012–present)
  • Search Committee for Full Time Faculty Position; Chair (2012–2017)
  • Search Committee for Part Time Faculty Position; Member (2011–2014)
  • Search Committee for Associate Dean Position; Member (2011–2012)
  • Buffalo Outreach for Community Assistance (BOCA); Provided dental care, June, 2005, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic; Volunteer (2005)

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Contact Information

Squire Hall
Room 235 N

Phone: (716) 829-2862
Email: bs3@buffalo.edu


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