Ronald Zielin

Ronald Zielin

Clinical Instructor

Department of Restorative Dentistry

School of Dental Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus

Endodontics; Esthetic Dentistry; Fixed Prosthodontics; Geriatric Dentistry; Operative Dentistry; Oral Medicine; Oral Pathology; Oral Radiology; Pediatric Dentistry; Prosthodontics; Prosthodontics; Removable Prosthodontics

Professional Summary:

Retired Private Dentist

Education and Training:

  • DDS, Dentistry, University at Buffalo (1964)
  • BA, Pre Med, Canisius College (1960)


  • Clinical Assistant Professor, SUNY Buffalo (2003-present)
  • Dentist, Private Practice (1971–2002)
  • Director, Clinical Dentistry, Erie County Dental Program (1967–1969)
  • Instructor, State University Urban Center (1966–1968)

Awards and Honors:

  • Dean Feagan Award (2013)
  • Allan Gross Excellence in Teaching Award (2009)

Professional Memberships:

  • 8th District Dental Society (1966–present)
  • Erie County Dental Society (1966–present)
  • American Dental Association (1964–present)
  • Eighth District Dental Society

Service Activities:

  • School of Dental Medicine Infection Control/Biohazard Committee; Member (2006)
  • Tour in Viet Nam as Division Dentist; US Army (1964–1966)

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