Oral and Craniofacial Sciences Faculty

Yong Wang, Ph.D.





















Dr. Yong Wang is a Professor in the Department of Oral and Craniofacial Sciences and Director of MusculoSkeletal Structure/Property Core Center. Dr. Wang joined UMKC as a post-doctoral fellow in 1999, became a Research Assistant Professor in 2000, an Associate Professor in 2004, an Associate Professor with tenure in 2008, a Professor in 2011. His research is currently focused on three major areas: dental biomaterials; calcified tissue; and applying new technologies in dentistry. Dr. Wang is a fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) and the Academy of Dental Materials, and a member of numerous societies including the Society for Biomaterials, International and American Associations for Dental Research. He has also served on the editorial board of the Journal of Dental Research, Journal of Applied Oral Sciences, Applied Adhesion Science, and Polymer-Plastics Technology and Engineering, is an ad hoc member of several NIH study sections and NSF review panels.

Yong Wang, Ph.D.Professor

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