Impact of optical and mechanical properties in the selection of esthetic milled restorative materials
Dr. Lyndon Cooper D.D.S., Ph.D. is the Stallings Distinguished Professor of Dentistry of the Department of Prosthodontics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he serves as Director of Graduate Prosthodontics. Dr. Cooper is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and served as the 2010 President of the American College of Prosthodontics. He present serves on the Academy of Osseointegration Board of Directors. He received the ACP’s 2004 Clinician/Researcher Award and the IADR’s 2009 Distinguished Scientist Award for Prosthodontics and Implantology. Dr. Cooper’s Bone Biology and Implant Therapy Laboratory focuses on bone biology, adult stem cell bone regeneration, and clinical evaluation of dental implant therapies. The laboratory receives funding through NIH and by industry collaboration. Their research findings have been presented in over 115 publications and numerous national and international presentations. These efforts integrate basic and clinical research to improve patient care.