Dana M. Keblawi

Dana Keblawi

Dana M. Keblawi

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Restorative Dentistry

School of Dental Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus

Implant Dentistry; Prosthodontics

Contact Information
225E Squire Hall
3435 Main St
Department of Restorative Dentistry
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716)829-6367
Fax: (716)829-2440

Education and Training:

  • DDS, Dental Surgery, University at Buffalo, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2017)
  • MS, Oral Sciences, SUNY Buffalo (2008)
  • Residency, Prosthodontics, SUNY Buffalo (2008)
  • DDS, Dentistry, University of Jordan, Ranked 2nd in Class (2001)


  • Associate Member of the Graduate Faculty, School of Dental Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (2015-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry, SUNY Buffalo (2011-present)
  • Clinical Specialist, Research and Development, Ivoclar-Vivadent (2009–2010)
  • Research Associate, Restorative Dentistry, SUNY Buffalo (2004–2005)
  • Clinical Specialist, Research and Development, Ivoclar-Vivadent, Inc. (2004–2005)
  • Teaching Assistant and Clinical Intern, University of Jordan, Jordan (2002–2003)
  • Clinical Intern in Pediatric Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry, University of Jordan, Jordan (2001–2003)

Awards and Honors:

  • Omicron Kappa Opsilon Honor Dental Soceity (2017)
  • Alan J. Gross Award for Excellence in Teaching (2016)
  • Diplomat-American Board of Prosthodontics (2013)
  • Dental Implant Fellowship (2012)
  • Tylman Research Award (2008)

Grants and Sponsored Research:

  • June 2006–June 2008
    Tylman Grant
    American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics
    Role: Principal Investigator

Journal Articles:


  • AlBishry, F, Keblawi DM, Rumfola JL, Davis E. The effect of different finishing & polishing protocols on the surface roughness & flexural strength of zirconia bars.. Saudi Dental Journal. 2019; 31.
  • Keblawi DM, Andreana S, Kutkut, A., Almaghrabi, Beneduci, C. Clinical and Histological Evaluation of Calcium Phosphosilicate Putty vs Allograft Putty in Extraction Sockets. Academy of Osseointegration. 2013.
  • Keblawi DM, Antonson SA. THe Evaluation of Microleakage under Full-Coverage All Ceramic Restorations using Two Cements. J Dent Res. 2011.
  • Qeblawi D, Antonson SA, Nihlawi O, McCabe P, Spivey C, Tysowsky G. Effect of Dentin Condition on Bond Strength of Self-Adhesive Cement. J Dent Res. 2010; 89(B).
  • Munoz-Viveros C, Campillo M, Keblawi DM, Nihlawi O. Effect of cyclic loading on teeth restored with fiber-metal posts. J Dent Res. 2007; 85.
  • Keblawi DM, Hill, T. Effect of different polishing systems on ceramic materials flexural strength. J Dent Res. 2005.
  • Severance G, Touchstone CA, Qeblawi D, Nihlawi O, Hill T, Tysowsky GW, Andreana S. Effects of Different Finishing Polishing Systems on Ceramic Surfaces. J Dent Res. 2005.
  • Andreana S, Keblawi DM, Nihlawi O, Severance GL, Tysowsky GW. Effects of Different Young‘s Modulus Composites on Bond Strength Values. J Dent Res. 2005.

Professional Memberships:

  • National Honor Society (2017–present)
  • American Dental Association (2014–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society (2014–present)
  • New York State Dental Association (2014–present)
  • American Association for Dental Research/Buffalo Chapter (2011–2019)
  • American Association for Dental Research (2011–2019)
  • United University Professions (2011–present)
  • American Collage of Prosthodontics (2005–present)
  • Jordanian Dental Association; Member (2001–present)


  • "Fixed Prosthodontics Faculty Calibration and Quality Control Updates" Faculty Calibration and Quality Control, UB SDM (2018)
  • "The Art and Science of Cementation" UB Implant Study Club, UB Implant Study Club (2018)
  • "Lets Talk About All Ceramic Restorations" Chautauqua Dental Congress, Chautauqa Dental Congress, Chautauqa Dental Congress (2018)
  • "A Case of Missing Teeth" In Service Training, UB SDM, Restorative (2017)
  • "Restorative Management of Endodontically-Treated Teeth" , UB SDM (2017)
  • "Contemporary All-Ceramic Restorations: From Planning to Insertion" Metropolitan Study Club, Metropolitan Study Club, Metropolitan Study Club (2016)
  • "Pearls of Wisdom from a Woman Dentist for rising professionals" American Association of Women Dentists, American Association of Women Dentists, Buffalo Chapter (2016)
  • "Contemporary All Ceramic Resterations: Clinical Application and Complications" 13th Makkah International Dental Conference, Makkah International Dental Conference (2016)
  • "Contemporary All Ceramic Resterations: Material Science" 13th Makkah Interantional Dental Conference, Makkah Interantional Dental Conference (2016)
  • "All- Ceramic Restoration; Contemporary All Ceramic Restorations; Indications and Applications" Onondaga Dental Society, Onondaga Dental Society (2015)
  • "All-Ceramic Restorations in Predoctoral Clinics" Continuing Education Course - Restorative Dentistry Department, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2015)
  • "Foundation Restorations for Vital Teeth - What we teach our students." Restorative Dentistry In-Service, SUNY at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine (2015)
  • "An Update on all-ceramic restorations" Metropolitan Dental Study Club (2012)
  • "Contemporary All-ceramic materials; Indications and applications" In Service training, SDM faculty, staff and students (2012)
  • "Contemporary All-Ceramic Materials; Keys to clinical success" New Orleans Dental Conference (2011)
  • "Navigationg through All ceramic restorations" , Ivoclar Vivadent (2010)
  • "Contemporary All-Ceramic Restorations: From Planning to Application" In service faculty training, UB SDM (2010)
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Service Activities:

  • School of Dental Medicine Search Committee; Member (2018–2019)
  • Reviewer: NYS Dental Journal; Reviewer (2019–present)
  • The International Institute of Buffalo; Dental Education Seminar to Adults and Children; Protective Measures for Maintaining a healthy dentition; Committee Member (2018–2019)
  • American Mock ABP Examiner; Examiner (2018–present)
  • American Mock ABP Examiner; Baltimore; Examiner (2017)
  • Journal of Prosthodontics; Reviewer (2017–present)
  • ACP Educators Fixed Prosthodontics Curriculum; Pre-Doctoral Task Force; Board Member (2014–present)

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Contact Information

225E Squire Hall
3435 Main St
Department of Restorative Dentistry
Buffalo, NY 14214
Phone: (716)829-6367
Fax: (716)829-2440