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Mary E. Dunn 

Department of Pediatric And Community Dentistry

Clinical Assistant Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Dentistry; Pediatric Dentistry Certificate

 
Professional Summary:

I graduated in 1990 from the University of Buffalo, School of Dental Medicicne. I went on to receive my specialty training in pediatric dentistry at the Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo in 1992. I then completed a one year fellowship with the Craniofacial Center of Western New York in 1993.
I maintain a private pediatric dental practice in Williamsville, NY and am a part-time clinical assistant professor at the University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. I perform operating room procedures at Women and Children‘s Hospital in Buffalo, NY. In addition, I am an active member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and serve as a board examiner/consultant to the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. I am a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, a fellow of the following organizations: The American College of Dentists, The International College of Dentists, The Pierre Fauchard Academy and a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon(The National Dental Honor Society).
I have held many leadership positions with the ADA, The New York State Dental Association and my local dental society and university.

Education and Training:
  • Cert, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (2000)
  • Fellowship, Pediatric Dentistry, The Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1993)
  • Cert, Pediatric Dentistry, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1992)
  • DDS, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1990)
  • BS, LeMoyne College, Magna Cum Laude (1986)
Employment:
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2011-present)
  • Pediatric Dentistry Consultant, Erie County Medical Center (1999-present)
  • Dentist, Mary Beth Dunn, DDS (1993-present)
  • Clinical Instructor, Pediatric And Community Dentistry, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1993–2011)
  • Fellow, Pediatric And Community Dentistry, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1992–1993)
  • Resident, Pediatric And Community Dentistry, University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (1990–1992)
Awards and Honors:
  • Buffalo Spree Western New York Top Dentist Award (2008)
  • Volunteer of the Year (2006)
  • Woman Who Mean Business Award (2004)
  • International College of Dentists Induction (2001)
  • Volunteer of the Year (2001)
  • American College of Dentists - Acceptance Award (2000)
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Diplomate (2000)
  • Strathmore's Who's Who (2000)
  • Business First "Forty Under Forty" Award (1999)
  • Outstanding Americans Nomination (1999)
  • International Who's Who of Professionals (1999)
  • Outstanding Americans Nomination (1998)
  • American Dental Association Golden Apple Award (1998)
  • Dental Society of the State of New York Pillars of Excellence Award (1998)
  • International Who's Who of Professionals (1998)
  • American Academy of Dental Radiology Award (1990)
  • American Academy of Periodontology Award (1990)
  • American Society of Dentistry for Children Award (1990)
  • Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities (1986)
  • AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS: 1986 Who’s Who in American Colleges and Universities 1990 American Academy of Dental Radiology Award 1990 American Academy of Periodontology Award 1990 American Society of Dentistry for Children Award 1998 American Dental Asso



Professional Memberships:
  • Eighth District Dental Society of NYSDA, President (2009)
  • Campaign Committee for ADA President Elect 2010 (2009)
  • Eighth District Dental Society of NYSDA; President-elect (2008)
  • American Dental Association; Scout (2008)
  • UBBA Volunteer Recognition Committee (2008)
  • American Dental Association Council on Annual Sessions; Nominated Member (2007–2011)
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry; Examiner (2007)
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy Induction (2007)
  • Eighth District Dental Society of NYSDA; Vice President (2007)
  • Eighth District Dental Society of NYSDA; Secretary (2006)
  • Eighth District Dental Society of NYSDA; Councilor at Large (2005)
  • Eighth District Dental Society of NYSDA; Chairperson, Committee on Children‘s Dental Health Month (2003–2004)
  • Eighth District Dental Society of NYSDA; Chairperson, Council on Communications and Membership (2001–2004)
  • The Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo/Kaleida Health Medical Advisory Committee; Nominated position (2000–present)
  • St. John the Baptist, D.H.S. Alumni Association (1999–present)
  • Dental Society of the State of New York; Chairperson, Council on the New Dentist (1998–2000)
  • Eighth District Dental Society of NYSDA; Chairperson, Council on the New Dentist (1995–1997)
  • Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo House Staff (1993–present)
  • American Dental Association (1990–present)
  • 8th District Dental Society (1990–present)
  • Dental Society of the State of New York (1990–present)
  • Erie County Dental Society (1990–present)
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (1990–present)
  • American Society of Dentistry for Children (1990–present)
  • Western New York Association of Pediatric Dentists (1990–present)
  • SUNY at Buffalo Alumni Association (1990–present)
  • LeMoyne College Alumni Association (1986–present)
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Presentations:
  • "ABC's of Pediatric Dentistry" University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, UNIV @ PITT, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Office Staff (2012)
  • "ABC's of Pediatric Dentistry" University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, UNIV @ PITT, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Office Staff (2012)
  • "ABC's of Pediatric Dentistry" University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, UNIV @ PITT, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Office Staff (2012)
  • "ABC's of Pediatric Dentistry" The Buffalo Dental Assistant's Society Annual Banquet, Buffalo Dental Assistant's Society, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Office Staff (2012)
  • "ABC's of Pediatric Dentistry" University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, UNIV. @ PITT, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Office Staff (2011)
  • "ABC's of Pediatric Dentistry" University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, UNIV @ PITT, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Office Staff (2011)
  • "ABC's of Pediatric Dentistry" Wyoming Stae Dental Association Annual Meeting, Wyoming Dental Association, Dentists, Dental Hygienists, Dental Assistants, Dental Office Staff (2010)
  • "ABC's of Pediatric Dentistry" Buffalo Pediatric Society Meeting, Buffalo Pediatric Society Meeting, Peiatricians (2009)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Dental Residents, Erie County Medical Center (2008)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry Tips for Tiny Tots" Niagara County Dental Society (2008)
  • "The ABC's of Pediatric Dentistry; It's As Easy as 1,2,3" The Greater Niagara Meeting (2008)
  • "Ethics Seminar" WNY American College of Dentists, SUNY at Buffalo, 1st year dental students (2007)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Erie County Dental Society Luncheon, Buffalo Niagara Convention (2007)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Behavior Management, SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine (2007)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Dental Residents, Erie County Medical Center (2007)
  • "Ethics Seminar" WNY American College of Dentists, SUNY at Buffalo, 1st year dental students (2006)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Erie County Dental Society Luncheon, Buffalo Niagara Convention (2006)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Dental Residents, Erie County Medical Center (2006)
  • "Ethics Seminar" WNY American College of Dentists, SUNY at Buffalo, 1st year dental students (2005)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Dental Residents, Erie County Medical Center (2005)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Erie County Dental Society Luncheon, Buffalo Niagara Convention (2005)
  • "Ethics Seminar" WNY American College of Dentists, SUNY at Buffalo, 1st year dental students (2004)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Dental Residents, Erie County Medical Center (2004)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Buffalo Dental Assisting Pinning Ceremony (2004)
  • "Ethics Seminar" WNY American College of Dentists, SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, 1st year dental students (2003)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Dental Residents, Erie County Medical Center (2003)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Dental Residents, Erie County Medical Center (2002)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Dental Residents, Erie County Medical Center (2001)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Dental Residents, Erie County Medical Center (2000)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Steuben Dental Society (1999)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Dental Residents, Erie County Medical Center (1999)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Williamsville Pediatrics (1998)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Williamsville Pediatrics (1997)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Auburn Dental Society (1997)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Cayuga Dental Society (1997)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Tonawanda Pediatrics (1996)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Lancaster Pediatrics (1996)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Williamsville Pediatrics (1996)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Williamsville Pediatrics (1995)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" 2nd Annual Dental Hygienist's Symposium, School of Dental Medicine, Suny at Buffalo (1995)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Genesee Pediatrics (1994)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Williamsville Pediatrics (1994)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" UB School of Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy, University at Buffalo (1993)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Pediatric Dental Residents, Pediatric Residents, Children's Hospital of Buffalo (1993)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Pediatricians and Medical Staff, Pediatricians and Medical Staff, Mercy Hospital (1993)
  • "Pediatric Dentistry" Parent Teacher Association (1993)
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Service Activities:
  • St. John the Baptist, DHS - Reunion Committee; Committee Member (2012)
  • LeMoyne College, Buffalo Admission Reception Volunteer; Guest Lecturer (2011–2014)
  • FAN(Food, Alumni & Network) Program @ University of Buffalo; Committee Member (2011)
  • St. Gregory the Great, RC - Pastoral Executive Council; Advisory Board (2011–2014)
  • LeMoyne College Reunion Committee; Chair (2011)
  • Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity Mentoring Dinner; Guest Lecturer (2010)
  • Erie Community College Dental Hygiene Department Table Clinic Competition; Judge (2006)
  • Gift Giving Campaign-LeMoyne College Reunion; Chair (2006)
  • Gift Giving Campaign-LeMoyne College Reunion; Chair (2001)
  • Rising Stars Committee-Shea's Performing Arts Center; Committee Member (2001)
  • Studio Arena Theatre School; Participant (2001)
  • Spotlight Committee-Shea's Performing Arts Center; Volunteer (2000–present)
  • World Special Olympics; Chapel Hill, North Carolina; Volunteer (1999)
  • St. Gregory the Great-Dinner Auction Committee; Committee Member (1999)
  • New Group-Albright Knox Art Gallery; Volunteer (1999–present)
  • President's Club, LeMoyne College; Member (1999–present)
  • University at Buffalo Center for the Arts-Friends of the Arts Member; Member (1999–present)
  • Transition Program; I visited all four New York State dental schools as Chairperson for the Dental Society of the State of New York's Council on the New Dentist.; Chair (1998–2000)
  • Kevin Guest House; Volunteer organization to provide a "home away from home" to families of chronically and/or terminally ill family members who require extended hospital stays.; Volunteer (1998–present)
  • St. Gregory the Great Parish Orientation Team; welsome new parishioners every month; participate in special ceremonies and parish activities.; Member (1997–2001)
  • St. Vincent de Paul Society-Soup Kitchen; Prepare, cook and serve hot meals to the needy.; Member (1997–present)
  • Board of Governors, LeMoyne College; Member (1996–2004)
  • LeMoyne College Presidents's Advisory Committee; Committee Member (1996–present)
  • National Children's Dental Health Committee; Plan, organize and participate in many activities throughout the year to promote the importance of dental care; coordinate a mall fair every year during "National Children's Dental Health Month"(February); speak to several area day care centers, nursery schools, kindergartens, elementary schools and camps; participate in career days for adolescents.; Committee Member (1996–present)
  • LeMoyne College Alumni Association; Buffalo/Niagara Falls Chapter. Organize social and community activities for over 500 alumni; recruit prospective students; participate in college fairs as a representative of LeMoyne College.; President (1995–2000)
  • Dental Mentoring Program; Several area high school, college, and dental students who have showed an interest in dentistry have come to my office, the Dental School and Children's Hospital to observe my role as a pediatric dentist and learn more about the profession.; Student Mentor (1995–present)
  • Quest-Young Adult Christian Society; Member (1995–present)
  • St. Gregory the Great Mission Team; Organize, plan, set-up and participate in a full one-week retreat twice a year for over 200 people; preparation continues throughout the whole year.; Member (1995–present)
  • Miles for Smiles Organization; An organization to benefit craniofacial patients; Member (1993–2000)
  • William Syndrome Clinic; Children's Hospital of Buffalo, New York; Participant (1993–1997)
  • St. Apollonia Guild; Provide free dental treatment to children who would otherwise not receive dental care due to financial constraints.; Volunteer (1993–present)
  • The Craniofacial Team of Western New York; Member (1991–1993)
  • Friends of the Night Soup Kitchen; Volunteer
  • Renew 2000 Parish Renewal Program-St. Gregory the Great; Amherst, New York; Member

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Contact Information

114 Squire Hall
School of Dental Medicine
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: 716-829-3717
Fax: 716-829-3895
Email: dunn@buffalo.edu

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