Brad Smith, D.D.S.

Dean
Glendale, AZ

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Title
Dean

Campus
Glendale, AZ

College
College of Dental Medicine-Arizona

Department
College of Dental Medicine - Arizona

Program
Dental Medicine

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623-572-3800

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bsmith@midwestern.edu

Education

Midwestern University Costin Institute | 2010 | CS
Universtiy of the Pacific
Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry | 1986 | D.D.S.
Brigham Young University | 1983 | B.S.
| 0 | CS

Courses Taught

Lecturer for courses in Materials- Cements 1-4,  Practice Management and Leadership,  Multicultural communication, 

Research

A scoping review of N95 and Surgical Masks. Aerosol generation in a Dental setting. 

In-vivo wear: BruxZir zirconia, Emax lithium disilicate, and PFM crowns-Primary Investigator Comparison study of three different ceramic materials and how they wear opposing dentition, relative fracture resistance, and shear force resiliency. 2015- Current for 10 years

Solea Laser: Effect of CO2 Laser on Pain Perception- John Mitchell, Brad Smith PI’s Investigative study on the effects of Lasers on pain perception when performing invasive dental procedures, specifically class I and V restorative preparations. 2016.

“Measurement of the Thickness of Paste Glaze layers on E.max Crowns AADR/IADR/CADR Vancouver, Canada June 2019

“Push out strength of Three Endodontic Post Designs Comparing Three Cements” Mentor for Joseph Hess- AADR/IADR/CADR Vancouver, Canada June 2019

"Learning Curve and Marginal Fit of CAD/CAM Restorations by Second Year Dental Students” March 2013.  ADEA Seattle, WA. Co- Author

 

 

Publications

Smith B, Elza W, Perry J. Economic and Clinical Impact of Digitally Produced Dentures. J American College of Prosthodontists. Special Digital Dentistry issue, Jan 2021 (in review)

Agostini G, Marcelli-Munk G, Smith B, Mitchell B. Aerosols in ultrasonic scaling: Comparing particle spread using saliva ejectors and high-volume evacuation. Journal of Dental Hygiene (in review)

Smith B, Agostini G, Mitchell J. A scoping review of surgical masks and N95 filtering facepiece respirators: Learning from the past to guide the future of dentistry. Safety Science Vol 13, Nov 2020 104920

Francis J, Smith B, Beals D. Midwestern University faculty teach Tongan dentists how to place implants
ADA News December 19, 2019

Smith B. A Call for Suggestions for Dental School Educators
Journal of Laser Dentistry Vol.25 No 1 2019

Smith B, Mitchell J. How to use new materials and workflows to restore edentulous patients. Dental Products Report. September 2019 Issue

Smith B. Radiographic vs Tactile Evaluation of Marginal Fit: A pilot Study. The American Journal of Esthetic Dentistry 2013; Vol 3 (20): 124-129

Murad A, Smith B, Morrow J, Pulido T. Computer-Aided Design and Computer-Aided Manufacturing (CAD/CAM) Technology. AzDA Inscriptions Sept 2014

Pulido M, Morrow J, Smith B, Murad A, Halket C, Kramer R, McDaniel T, Van DaHuvel S, Lukas R, Brownstein S. Assessing Procedural Skills, Manual Dexterity, and Operator Efficiency in a Comprehensive Preclinical Examination. MedEdPORTAL; 2014.

Morrow J, Pulido T, Smith B, Murad A, Halket C, Kramer R, McDaniel T, Van DaHuvel S. A New Paradigm in Simulation Clinic Practical Examinations: A Design to Stimulate Critical Thinking. MedEdPORTAL; 2014. www.mededportal.org/publication/9810

 

Organizations

American Dental Association

Arizona State Dental Association

Central Arizona Dental Society

Academy of LDS Dentists

American Dental Education Association

Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society

Academy of Laser Dentistry

American College of Dentists

International College of Dentists

Pierre Fauchard Academy

Awards

2009 American Student Dental Association Faculty Award

2010 Lifetime Achievement Award for CDMA faculty

2015 Fellow American College of Dentists

2016 Fellow International College of Dentists

2016 American Student Dental Association Student Advocate Award

2016 Best Preclinical Lecturer as voted by student body

2017 American Student Dental Association Student Advocate Award

2019 Fellow Pierre Fauchard Academy