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Margherita Fontana, DDS, PhD
Associate Professor
mfontan@umich.edu

Research Interests

Dr. Fontana's clinical resarch interests relate primarily to caries management in children, including risk assessment, dental sealants, oral biofilms as it relates to caries development and/or prevention (and included in this area, therapies that may affect the biofilm, such as xylitol), secondary caries, caries remineralization and early caries detection.  Her work has received funding from the National Institutes of Health, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Delta Dental Foundation, and private industry.
 

Lab Team

Jami Ballantine, Dental Student, Rm 1057, email: jamilb@umich.edu

Sarah Baxter, Dental Student, Rm 1057, email: sjbaxter@umich.edu

Seth Dawson, Dental Student, Rm 1057, email: sgdawson@umich.edu

Matthew Dery, Student Volunteer, Rm 1057, email: mattdery@umich.edu

Danika Downey, Graduate Student, Rm 1057, email: downeydj@umich.edu

Susan Flannagan, MA, Research Associate, Rm 1051, email: sflannag@umich.edu

Shalini Kamodia, Dental Student, Rm 1057, email: skamodia@umich.edu

Byeongjik Kim, Student Volunteer, Rm 1057, email: byeokim@umich.edu

Simon Park, Student Volunteer, Rm 1057, email: simonnnn@umich.edu

Amanjot Sarao, Student Volunteer, Rm 1057, email: saraoama@umich.edu