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Jane                           Brewer

Jane D. Brewer 

Department of Restorative Dentistry

Clinical Associate Professor and Chair

 
Professional Summary:

Dr. Brewer obtained her DDS and MS degrees as well as a Certificate of Proficiency in Fixed Prosthodontics from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. She has held a number of leadership positions in national and international prosthodontic organizations including President of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics (2007). She has been a member of the School of Dental Medicine faculty, teaching at all levels of the restorative and prosthetic dentistry curriculum since 1979 and currently serves as Chair of the Department of Restorative Dentistry. Dr. Brewer has an active private prosthodontic focused on oral rehabilitation, esthetics and dental implants.

Education and Training:
  • MS, State University of New York at Buffalo (1985)
  • Cert, State University of New York at Buffalo (1982)
  • DDS, State University of New York at Buffalo, Cum Laude (1978)
  • AAS, Monroe Community College (1971)
Employment:
  • Clinical Associate Professor and Chair, Restorative Dentistry, SUNY at Buffalo (2011-present)
  • Private Dental Practice Limited to Prosthodontics, Orchard Park Prosthodontics LLP (1993-present)
  • Clinical Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Restorative Dentistry, SUNY at Buffalo (2011)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Restorative Dentistry, State University of New York at Buffalo (1993–2011)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, State University of New York at Buffalo (1989–1993)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, State University of New York at Buffalo (1982–1989)
  • Clinical Instructor, Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, State University of New York at Buffalo (1979–1982)
  • Commissioned Officer (O3), U S Public Health Service (Indian Health Service) (1978–1979)
Awards and Honors:
  • Richard A. Powell Award (1992)
  • Dental Student Association Award (1986)
  • Dental Student Association Award (1984)
  • Dental Student Association Award (1983)
  • Omicron Kappa Upsiion (1978)
  • Alpha Omega Fraternity Award (1978)
  • Removable Prosthodontics Department Award (1978)
  • George B. Snow Award (1978)
  • Academy of Operative Dentistry Award (1978)
  • Marsha Muldauer Award (1971)


Journal Articles:
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Books and Book Chapters:
  • Brewer J, Seghi R. Color Matching: Instruments for Color Matching in Dentistry. Esthetic Color Training in Dentistry. 2004.
Abstracts:
  • Kim S, Brewer JD, Wee AG, Monaco EA, Davis EL. Reliability and Accuracy of Electronic Shade Matching Instruments. J Dent Res. 2005; 84(A).
  • Brewer J D, Lee J F, Garlapo D A. Stability of final color after multiple glazing procedures in metal ceramics. J Dent Res. 1992; 71.
  • Hamade, A., Brewer, J., and Ortman, L.. The Effect of RPD framework Retention Posts of Denture Tooth Color. J Dent Res. 1990; 69(125).
  • Brewer J, Glennon, J., Garlapo DA, Tedesco, L.A.. Spectrophotometric analysis of metal-ceramic coupons using vita‘s VMK-68N porcelain. J Dent Res. 1989; 68.
  • Brewer J D, Davis Garlapo, Chipps EA, Tedesco LA. Clinical discrimination between autoglazed and polished porcelain surfaces.. J Dent Res. 1987; 66.
  • Brewer J D, Margarone J, Akers, C.K.. Method to determine filter band width in film photometric color determination. J Dent Res. 1986; 65.
  • Anders P, Tedesco LA, Davis EL, Brewer J. Power motivation, social support, stress and distress among dental students. J Dent Educ. 1986; 50(1).
  • Anders P, Tedesco, LA, Davis E, Brewer JD. Educational environment, perceived stress, and symptoms of distress among dental students at three schools.. J Dent Educ. 1985; 49(1).
  • Tedesco LA, Anders P, Davis E, Brewer JD. Dimensions of student perceptions of dental educational stress.. J Dent Educ. 1985; 49(1).
  • Anders P, Tedesco LA, Davis EL, Brewer J. Dental environment, perceived stress, and symptoms of distress among dental students at three schools. J Dent Educ. 1985; 49(1).
  • Conny DJ, Brewer JD. A technique to facilitate handling of enamel-bonded restorations. J Prosthet Dent. 1983; 50(3).
  • Brewer J, Garlapo DA, Akers, C.K.. Color differences in metal-ceramics due to varying metal substrates. J Dent Res. 1983; 62.
  • Akers CK, Brewer J, Garlapo DA. Qualitative color determination: A film photometric approach. J Dent Res. 1983; 62.
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Evaluative Studies and Case Reports:

Professional Memberships:
  • American College of Dentists; member (2001–present)
  • Editorial Council of The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry (1996–2008)
  • Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics; Fellow 1994 President 2007 (1994–present)
  • Academy of Prosthodontics; Fellow 1994 Council 2007 (1994–present)
  • Erie County Dental Society (1993–present)
  • Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics; Fellow 1993 (1993–present)
  • American Association of Women Dentists (1979–2008)
  • American Dental Association (1979–present)
  • Dental Society of the State of New York (1979–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society (1979–present)
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society; President 1990 (1978–present)
  • Academy of Denture prosthetics; Associate Fellow
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Presentations:
  • "Best Practices in SDM TX Planning" SUNY Buffalo (2017)
  • "Digital Dentistry Dilemmas: Inentifying and Addressing Potential Technology Changes" Buffalo Niagara Dental Meeting, Robert J. Genco Distinguished Speaker Series (2013)
  • "Minimally Invasive Prosthodontics" Univertisty of Maryland and the National Naval Medical Center, Postgraduate Programs in Prosthodontics (2013)
  • "The Dark Side of All Ceramic Restorations" 2012 Meeting of the Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry, Society for Color and Appearance (2012)
  • "The Technology Revolution... Effects on Restorative Dentistry" 33rd Annual Chautauqua Dental Congress (2012)
  • "Oral Rehabilitation: The Buffalo Approach" 47th Annual Carl O. Boucher Prosthodontic Conference, The Carl O. Boucher Prosthodontic Conference (2012)
  • "Shade taking Devices: Which one is right for you?" 83rd ANNUAL MEETING OF THE AMERICAN PROSTHODONTIC SOCIETY, American Prosthodontic Society (2011)
  • "Applications of color measurement technology" Allen A Brewer Upstate New York Prosthodontics Symposium (2004)
  • "Color matching: From irrelevant to electronic" The American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics (2004)
  • "Dial 1-800-MatchMe: Are we there yet?" The Academy of Prosthodontics (2001)
  • "Variability of porcelain color reporduction among commercial dental laboratories" The Academy of Prosthodontics (1993)
  • "Stability of final color after glazing in metalceramics" Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (1992)
  • "Porcelain Laminate Veneers" James A English Symposium (1991)
  • "Effects of different metal substrates on the final color of metal-ceramic restorations." Annual meeting of the Academy of Denture Prosthetics (1989)
  • "Restorative dentistry: Variables affecting esthetic success" Student Association for Dental Research (1989)
  • "Introduction to porcelain laminate veneers" Buffalo Association of Women Dentists (1989)
  • "Unsupervised (independent) practice by dental hygienists." Seminar, Monroe Community College, Hygiene students (1988)
  • "Film photometric color determination of metal-ceramic restorations." Table clinic presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Denture Prosthetics (1986)
  • "Development of a clinical color meaurement system" Seminar, Eastman Dental Center, Prosthodontic post-graduate students (1985)
  • "Interim restorations" Seminar, Eastman Dental Center, Prosthodontic post-graduate students (1985)
  • "Color measurement and potential application for clinical practice" Richard A. Powell Symposium (1984)
  • "Partial overdenture design" Table clinic presented at the 4th Annual Greater Niagara Frontier Dental Meeting (1981)
  • "Fabrication of a durable and esthetic interim restoration" Table clinic presented at the American Prosthodontic Society (1980)
  • "Heat cured acrylic provisional restoration" Table clinic presented at the 3rd Annual Greater Niagara Frontier Dental Meeting (1980)
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Service Activities:
  • School of Dental Medicine Curriculum Committee; Department Representative (2000)
  • School of Dental Medicine Faculty, Student, Staff Committee; Department Representative (1992–1993)
  • School of Dental Medicine Calendar Committee; Department Representative (1989–1990)
  • School of Dental Medicine Search Committee; Department Representative (1987–1988)
  • School of Dental Medicine Ad Hoc Committee; Department Representative (1986–1987)
  • School of Dental Medicine Student Progress and Promotions Committee; Department Representative (1984–1989)
  • School of Dental Medicine Search Committee; Department Representative (1984–1985)
  • School of Dental Medicine Ad Hoc Committee; Department Representative (1983–1984)
  • School of Dental Medicine Curriculum Committee; Department Representative (1982–1993)
  • School of Dental Medicine Search Committee; Department Representative (1982–1983)
  • Buffalo Outreach to Central America (BOCA); Belize June 2004 Guatemala October 2005, November 2006, January 2008, August 2008; Volunteer (2004–present)
  • Deans Associates UB School of Dental Medicine; development; Co-Chair (2002–2008)
  • Editorial Council of The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry; Member Board of Directors Chair, Awards and Grants Committee 1998 - 2008; Member (1996–2008)
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society; President (1990)
  • Coordinator and Judge, Novice Investigator Award; Prosthodontics Group, American Association for Dental Research; Chair (1990)
  • Reviewer, International Association for Dental Research; Prosthodontics group, research abstracts for annual meeting; Reviewer (1987–1991)

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Department of Restorative Dentistry
215 Squire Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716) 829-6364
Fax: (716) 829-2440
Email: brewer@buffalo.edu


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