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Seungyee Kim-Pusateri 

Department of Restorative Dentistry

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Esthetic Dentistry; Fixed Prosthodontics; Implant Dentistry; Prosthodontics; Prosthodontics

 

Education and Training:
  • MS, State University of New York at Buffalo (2006)
  • Cert, State University of New York at Buffalo (2005)
  • DDS, State University of New York at Buffalo (2002)
  • BS, Chemistry, Eastern Michigan University, Magna Cum Laude (1996)
  • BS, Mathematics, Sookmyung Women‘s University (1988)
Employment:
  • Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, State University of New York at Buffalo (2005-present)
Awards and Honors:
  • School of Dental Medicine General Scholarship Award (2004)
  • American College of Dentists Award (2002)
  • Fixed Prosthodontics Award (2002)
  • Edwin C. Jauch Award (2002)
  • George B. Snow Award, Complete Prosthesis, 1st Place (2002)
  • George B. Snow Aware, Fixed Prosthesis, 2nd Place (2002)
  • WaterPik Technologies Excellence in Prosthodontics Award (2002)

Research Expertise:
  • Prosthodontics
Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • March 2008–July 2008
    A Study of Denture Adhesives in Well-Fitting Dentures
    GlaxoSmithKline, Consumer Healthcare
    Role: Co-Investigator
    $102,501
  • April 2007–March 2008
    Clinical Evaluation of Whitening System
    DenMat Corp.
    Role: Principal Investigator
    $49,707
  • August 2005–December 2005
    A Training and Validation Exercise to Assess Denture Plaque using the Percent Coverage Index
    GlaxoSmithKline
    Role: Contributor
    $16,341
  • October 2005–November 2005
    A Study to Compare Plaque Removal Efficacy of LiquaForm with common Denture Cleansing Regimens as Assessed with the Percent Coverage Index
    Role: Contributor
  • 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: Contributor
  • January 2006
    A clinical Evaluation of the DenMat Sapphire light to facilitate in office bleaching study
    DenMat
    Role: Co-Principal Investigator
    $44,665

Journal Articles:
  • Kim-Pusateri S, Wee AG, Gozalo-Diaz DJ, Marx DB, Beatty MW. Proposed Shade Guide for Human Facial Skin and Lip: A Pilot Study. J Prosthet Dent.. 2013; 110(2).
  • Kim-Pusateri S, Bayindir F, Gozalo-Diaz D, Wee AG. Incisal Translucency of Vital Natural Unrestored Teeth: A Clinical Study. Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry. 2012.
  • Kim-Pusateri S, Brewer JD, Davis EL, Wee AG. Reliability and accuracy of four dental shade-matching devices. J Prosthet Dent. 2009; 101(3).
  • Kim-Pusateri S, Brewer J, Dunford RG, Wee AG. In vitro Model to Evaluate Raliability and Accuracy of a Dental Shade-Matching Instrument. J Prosthet Dent. 2007; 98(5).
Abstracts:
  • Kim-Pusateri S, Wichman C, Sandoval A, Meyer A, Wu W, Nilsson D, Wee A. Lighting Conditions Used During Visual Shade Matching in Private Dental Offices. J Dent Res. 2015.
  • Kim-Pusateri S, Pusateri C, Campillo-Funollet M, Munoz C. Color match of five resin veneer cements and try-in pastes. J Dent Res. 2010; 89.
  • Beatty MW, Marx DB, Gozalo D, Kim-Pusateri S, Wee AG. Proposed Shade Guide for Human Facial Skin. J Dent Res. 2009; 88.
  • Kim-Pusateri S, Ciancio S, Bessinger M. Clinical Evaluation of In-Office Whitening System. J Dent Res. 2008; 87.
  • Kim-Pusateri S, Ciancio SG, Bessinger M, Ho A. Clinical Comparison of Bleaching Effect of In-Office to Home Bleaching. J Dent Res. 2008; 87.
  • Kim-Pusateri S, Ciancio SG, Bessinger M. Bleaching effect comparison of two different concentrations of hydrogen peroxide. J Dent Res. 2007; 86.
  • Kim S. Effect of an Arc Light on In-office Bleaching. J Dent Res. 2006; 85.
  • Kim S, Brewer JD, Wee AG, Monaco EA, Davis EL. Reliability and Accuracy of Electronic Shade Matching Instruments. J Dent Res. 2005; 84(A).

Professional Memberships:
  • American Association for Dental Research/International Association for Dental Research (2004–present)
  • The American College of Prosthodontists (2003–present)
  • Academy of Osseoinegration (2003–present)
  • Alpha Omega Fraternity (2002–2003)
  • American Dental Association (2002–present)
  • New York State Dental Society (2002–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society (2002–present)
  • American Student Dental Association (1998–2002)
Presentations:
  • "Lighting Conditions Used During Visual Shade Matching in Private Dental Offices" IADR/AADR/CADR General Session (2015)
  • "Color match of five resin veneer cements and try-in pastes" AADR Annual Meeting (2010)
  • "Proposed Shade Guide for Human Facial Skin" (2009)
  • "Clinical Evaluation of In-Office Whitening System" , International Association for Dental Research (2008)
  • "Clinical Comparioson of Bleaching Effect of In-Office to Home Bleaching" , American Association for Dental Research (2008)
  • "Bleaching Effect Comparison of Two Different Concentrations of Hydrogen Peroxide" , International Association for Dental Research/American Association for Dental Research (2007)
  • "Effect of an Arc Light on Office Bleaching" , American Association for Dental Research 2006: Poster Presentation (2006)
  • "Reliability and Accuracy of Electronic Shade Matching Instruments" , International Association for Dental Research/American Association for Dental Research 2005: Poster Presentation (2005)
  • "Implant Retained Overdenture Utilizing Passive Horizontal Plunger Locking Attachment" , American Prosthodontic Society 2005 Table Clinic Presentation (2005)
  • "Evaluation of Various Light Sources in Subjective Color Matching: Participation Exercise" , American Academy of fixed Prosthodontics 2005 Table Clinic Presentation (2005)
  • "Base Metal Castings for Interim Occlusal Plane Stabilization" , Greater Buffalo and Niagara Dental Meeting 2004 Table Clinic Presentation (2004)
  • "Reliability and Accuracy of a Spectrophotometer in the Color Measurement of Dental Shade Guides" , American Academy of Fixed Prothodontics 2004 Table Clinic Presentation (2004)
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Service Activities:
  • School of Dental Medicine Infection Control/Biohazard Committee; Member (2006–2012)
  • Quality Control for RPD Laboratory Work; The purpose of the work is to Control the quality of Removable Partial Denture Framework evaluation; Reviewer (2006–present)
  • New York State Special Olympics; Provided oral exams; Volunteer (2001)

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Contact Information

3435 Main Street
222 Squire Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-2862
Fax: 716-829-2440
Email: sk37@buffalo.edu


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