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Robert                         Yetto

Robert J. Yetto 

Department of Restorative Dentistry

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD); Esthetic Dentistry; Fixed Prosthodontics; Implant Dentistry; Operative Dentistry; Periodontics; Prosthodontics; Prosthodontics

 

Education and Training:
  • Cert, University at Buffalo, SUNY, School of Management (2002)
  • Cert, University at Buffalo, SUNY, School of Dental Medicine (2001)
  • DDS, University at Buffalo, SUNY (1983)
  • MS, Head and Neck Surgery, Roswell Park Memorial Institute Graduate School, University at Buffalo, SUNY (1979)
  • BA, Canisius College (1977)
Employment:
  • Director, Esthetics Continuum, Restorative Dentistry, Ti-MAX Institute, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, Canada (2016-present)
  • Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo, SUNY, School of Dental Medicine & Advanced Education in General Dentistry (2011-present)
  • Dentist, Private Practice, DBA The Cosmetic Dental Center (1995-present)
  • Clinical Instructor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo, SUNY, School of Dental Medicine & Advanced Education in General Dentistry (2007–2011)
  • Clinical Instructor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo, SUNY, School of Dental Medicine (2005–2007)
  • Clinical Instructor, Restorative Dentistry, University at Buffalo, SUNY, Esthetic Dentistry Education Center (1998–2005)
  • Private Practice Partnership, Dr. John Dobos, DBA Maple-N.Forest Dental Associates (1986–1994)
  • Private Practice Associateship, Drs. Kenneth Cohrn & John Dobos, DBA Dental Health Associates (1984–1986)
  • Private Practice, Drs. Anthony B. & Peter C. Perez (1983–1984)
Awards and Honors:
  • Sustaining Member - American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (2004)
  • Fellowship - International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics (2002)
  • William B. Tucker Scholarship (1983)
  • Dr. Glenn H. Leak Memorial Fellowship (1979)


Journal Articles:
  • Bush MA, Hermanson A, Yetto R, Wiezcowski G. The Use of Ultraviolet LED Illumination for Composite Resin Removal: An In Vitro Study.. General Dentistry. 2010.
  • Yetto RJ. Creating Tight Anatomically Contoured Proximal Contacts in Class II Direct Composite Resin Restorations. Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry. 2003; 19((1)).

Professional Memberships:
  • International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics; Fellow (2002–present)
  • Fonzi Dental Study Club; Past president (1997–present)
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry; Sustaining Member (1996–present)
  • Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Associates of Western New York Implant Study Club; Member (1986–present)
  • American Dental Association; Member (1983–present)
  • New York State Dental Society; Member (1983–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society; Member (1983–present)
  • Erie County Dental Society; Member (1983–present)
Presentations:
  • "Porcelain Veneers Live Patient Treatment" Ti-MAX Esthetics Continuum, Ti-MAX Institute (2017)
  • "Porcelain Veneers Live Patient Treatment" Ti-MAX Esthetics Continuum, Ti-MAX Institute (2017)
  • "Proportionality and Smile Design" Ti-MAX Esthetics Continuum, Ti-MAX Institute (2017)
  • "Ultimate Esthetics" Ti-MAX Esthetics Continuum, Ti-MAX Education Center (2016)
  • "Proportionality in Designing Smiles with Porcelain Veneers" Jefferson - Lewis County Dental Society, Jefferson - Lewis County Dental Society (2015)
  • "Dental Photography" SUNY Buffalo Esthetic Concentration training, SUNY Buffalo SDM, Esthetic Concentration candidates (2015)
  • "Lasers in Dentistry" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education, Lecture & Hands-on (2014)
  • "Proportionality in Smile Design" SUNY Buffalo SDM Full Time Faculty Candidate, SUNY Buffalo SDM (2013)
  • "Dental Photography" SUNY Buffalo AEGD Resident training, SUNY Buffalo AEGD, AEGD (2013)
  • "Lasers in Dentistry" SUNY Buffalo AEGD Resident training, SUNY Buffalo AEGD, AEGD (2013)
  • "Smile Design - Why some smiles look right and others are a fright!" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education, Cafe Series (2012)
  • "Lasers in Dentistry" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education, Faculty Enrichment (2011)
  • "Porcelain Veneers: What Your Patient Doesn‘t Know Can Hurt You!" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education, Cafe Series (2009)
  • "CEREC Restorations" SUNY Buffalo, AEGD Program, SUNY Buffalo, AEGD Program (2009)
  • "Creating Tight Anatomically Contoured Proximal Contacts in Class II Direct Composite Resin Restorations" Club Dent - Panama (2009)
  • "Smile Design" Club Dent - Panama, SUNY Buffalo (2009)
  • "Creating Tight Anatomically Contoured Proximal Contacts in Class II Direct Composite Resin Restorations" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education, Cafe Series (2009)
  • "All Ceramic Materials 2008 Update" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education, Cafe Series (2008)
  • "Class II Composite Matricing" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education, Faculty Enrichment (2008)
  • "Creating Tight Anatomically Contoured Proximal Contacts in Class II Direct Composite Resin Restorations" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education, Cafe Series (2008)
  • "Smile Design" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education, Cafe Series (2008)
  • "Esthetic Inlays and Onlays" SUNY Buffalo, Continuing Education, Cafe Series (2007)
  • "All Ceramic Dental Materials" Erie County Dental Society (2005)
  • "Creating Tight Anatomically Contoured Proximal Contacts in Class II Direct Composite Resin Restorations" The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Annual Session (2004)
  • "Detection of Tumor Immunity in Head and Neck Cancer" Multidisciplinary Conference on Head and Neck Oncology (1979)
  • "Detection of Tumor Immunity in Head and Neck Cancer" Third Annual Meeting, Eastern Great Lakes Head and Neck Oncology Association (1979)
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Service Activities:
  • School of Dental Medicine Executive Council; Member (2012–2018)
  • School of Dental Medicine Nominating Committee; Chair (2012–2013)
  • School of Dental Medicine ByLaws Committee; Member (2010)
  • Forest Medical Professional Association Board; Co-President (1994–present)
  • Jolly Boys of Williamsville, Inc.; Member (1984–present)
  • Amherst Conservative Party; Committee Member (1977–present)

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Contact Information

Squire Hall
Room 215
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-2862
Fax: (716) 829-2440
Email: ryetto@buffalo.edu


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