Sebastian Ciancio, DDS, MS

SUNY Distinguished Service Professor; former president of the American Academy of Periodontology


Dr. Ciancio is an internationally recognized scholar in the field of periodontology and pharmacology.

An author of more than 100 publications on periodontal disease, his research is primarily related to the effects that oral hygiene devices (such as toothbrushes and dental floss) and chemical agents (toothpastes and mouthwashes) can have on the treatment of gum disease.

Dr. Ciancio is also director of the UB Center for Dental Studies, and a consultant for the Veterans Administration Medical Center and the Erie County Medical Center.