Sheri Brownstein, D.M.D.

Associate Dean
Glendale, AZ

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My research efforts include studying the mechanical properties of biomaterials, adhesion science, preventive dental medicine, educational technologies, and pediatric dentistry. My current projects include studying the effects of bioactive glass on mechanical and adhesive properties of novel dental resins and determining factors affecting conscious sedation outcomes in pediatric dental patients.


Associate Dean

Glendale, AZ

College of Dental Medicine-Arizona

College of Dental Medicine - Arizona

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Northern Arizona University | 2019 | M.A.Ed.
University of Florida | 2000 | D.M.D.

Courses Taught

Oral Health Sciences Laboratory: Co-director 2015-Present (DENTG 1512L, 1522L, 1533L, 1614L, 1625L, 1636L)

Oral Health Sciences: Co-director 2015-Present (DENTG 1512, 1522, 1522, 1614, 1625, 1636)

Preventive Dental Medicine I and II: 2014-Present (DENTG 1510, 1520)

Community Service I-III: 2014-2015: Co-Course Director 2014, Course Director 2014-15 (DENTG 1612, 1623, and 1634)

Preclincal Professionalism IV-VI: Course Director 2019-2020 (DENTG 1611, 1621, 1631)

Multicultural Healthcare: Co-Course Creator & Director 2018-Present DENTG 1618

Leadership in Healthcare Teams  (IPEC 1404)

Antibiotic Stewardship (IPEC 1420)

Improving Patient Safety I & II (IPEC 1401,1402)


Roberts EP, Delapp JA, Florento G, Kramer RT, Brownstein SA, Stein AB.Preclinical Competency Testing in North American Dental Schools and Opinions About Possible Standardization. J Dent Educ. Accepted for publication October, 2019.doi: 10.21815/JDE.019.168 

Lukas RW, Hardy SF, Johnson GM, Brownstein SA. Prep-along facilitated posterior crown preparation in the preclinical dental setting: a multimedia approach. MedEdPORTAL. 2019;15:10822. 

Timothy W. Ellis, Sheri Brownstein, Kevin Beitchman & Jonathan Lifshitz (2019) Restoring More than Smiles in Broken Homes: Dental and Oral Biomarkers of Brain Injury in Domestic Violence, Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment & Trauma, DOI: 10.1080/10926771.2019.1595803 

Brownstein S, Murad A, Hunt RJ.Implementation of New Technologies in U.S. Dental School Curricula. J Dent Educ. 2015 Mar;79(3):259-64. 

Brownstein S, Copeland C, Hong Q, Tang A, Stein A, Mitchell JC. Comparison of Flexural  Strength of Bioactive-Glass Composites with Commercial Composites. J Dent Res 99 (Spec Iss A): 3362; 2020. ( 

Copeland C, Brownstein S, Tang A, Hong Q, Pierre-Bez A, Mitchell JC. Microhardness and  Polishability of Bioactive-Glass Composites and Commercial Composite. J Dent Res 99 (Spec Iss A):3363; 2020. ( 


American Dental Association  

Central Arizona Dental Society 

Arizona Dental Association  

American Dental Education Association  

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry 

American Society of Dental Anesthesiology        

International Association of Dental Research 

American Association of Dental Research 

Fellow, International College of Dentists 

Omicron Kappa Upsilon  

American Association of Women Dentists 

Sigma Xi Research Honor Society