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M. Dian ChinKit-Wells, DDS

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric and Community Dentistry

Office Address

114 Squire Hall

Buffalo, NY 14214



Faculty Profile


  • DDS, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1994
  • Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, State University at Buffalo, 2000
  • Board Eligible, 2003

Faculty Profile:
Dr. Wells received a DDS from The University at Buffalo in 1994, and a 
Pediatric and Community Dentistry certificate from The University at Buffalo in 2000. 
After undergraduate and graduate school, Dr. Wells chose to pursue an academic career in dentistry, whereas she teaches pre- and 
post- doctoral students. 

Dr. Dian is couse director for a manditory course to Freshman, "Profession, Practice, and Community" whereby students learn ethics, community program development, and the importance of serving the communities in which they serve. Each student must design a program within Western New York in the area of community dentistry. Students also are actively engaged in community outreach programs. 

Dr. Wells is a Clinical Assistant Professor primarily at Women and Children's Hospital, but rotates throughout the Pediatric and Community Dentistry department's other clinics. Dr. Wells also actively participates in community dentistry's community programs and projects throughout the year.

In addition, Dr. Wells serves as Chairwoman for the School of Dental Medicine's Minority Affairs Committee.

Research Profile

Research Interests:

  • Establishing an Infant Dental Home
  • Early Childhood Caries
  • Sports Safety

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