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Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics

Peter Yaman, DDS, MS

Peter Yaman photographClinical Professor

Director of Interdisciplinary Patient Care
Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics
School of Dentistry, Room 2335
University of Michigan
1011 N University Ave
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1078 
TEL = 734-647-3726
FAX = 734-936-1597
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Major Responsibilities:

Director of Interdisciplinary Patient Care

Special Distinctions:

Fellow, International College of Dentists
Consultant, NERB

Description of Research Area(s):

Dr. Yaman is involved in laboratory and clinical investigations of restorative materials and esthetic techniques.  Clinical trials are ongoing to assess the reliability of caries diagnosisi techniques using laser fluorescence and digital radiographs.  Laboratory research to evaluate the properties of the most recent composite formulations.



  1. Garcia D, Yaman P, Dennison JB, Neiva G.  Polymerization Shrinkage and depth of cure of three bulk fill flowable composite resins. J Op Dent 2014; 39-2, 000-000.
  2. Chang M, Yaman P, Dennison JB.  Physical properties evaluation of four composite materials. J Op Dent 2013; 38-5, E144-E153.
  3. Salazar D, Dennison JB, Yaman P. Inorganic and prepolymerized analysis of four resin composites. J Op Dent 2013; 38-6, E201-E209.
  4. Vivas J, Yaman P, Taylor G. Effect of different surface treatments on the shear and flexural re-bond strengths of a micro-hybrid composite. J Comtemp Dent Pract 2009 Sept 1; 10(5):E00108
  5. Chuang SF, Yaman P, Herrero A, Dennison JB, Chang CH. Influence of post material and length on endodontically treated incisors: an in vitro and finite element study. J Prosthet Dent 2010 Dec; 104(6):379-88.
  6. Khalife MA, Boynton JR, Dennison JB, Yaman P, Hamilton JC.  In vivo evaluation of DIAGNOdent for the quantification of occlusal dental caries.  Oper Dent 2009 Mar-Apr;34(2):136-141. [PubMed]
  7. McLaren JD, McLaren CI, Yaman P, Bin-Shuwaish MS, Dennison JD, McDonald NJ.  The effect of post type and length on the fracture resistance of endodontically treated teeth. J Prosthet Dent 2009 Mar;101(3):174-182. [PubMed]
  8. Bin-Shuwaish M, Yaman P, Dennison JB, Neiva G.  The correlation of DIFOTI to clinical and radiographic images in Class II carious lesions. J Dent Assoc 2008 Oct;139(10):1374-1381. [PubMed]
  9. Bin-Shuwaish M, Dennison JB, Yaman P, Neiva G.  Estimation of clinical axial extension of Class II caries lesions with ultraspeed and digital radiographs: an In vivo study. Oper Dent 2008 Nov-Dec;33(6):613-621. [PubMed]
  10. Koh R, Neiva G, Dennison JB, Yaman P. Effect of finishing systems on the final surface roughness of composites. J Contemp Dent Pract 2008 Feb1;9(2):138-145. [PubMed]
  11. Givens EJ Jr, Neiva G, Yaman P, Dennison JB.  Marginal adaptation and color stability of four provisional materials. J Prosthodont 2008 Feb;17(2):97-101. [PubMed]
  12. Kishta-Derani M, Neiva G, Yaman P, Dennison JB. In vitro evaluation of tooth-color change using four paint-on tooth whiteners. Oper Dent 2007 Jul-Aug;32(4):394-398. [PubMed]
  13. Chuang SF, Chang LT, Chang CH, Yaman P, Liu JK.  Influence of enamel wetness on composite restorations using various dentine bonding agents: part II-effects on sheer bond strength. J Dent 2006 May;34(5):352-361. [PubMed]
  14. Chuang SF, Chang CH, Yaman P, Chang LT. Influence of enamel wetness on resin composite restorations using various dentine bonding agents: part I-effects on marginal quality and enamel microcrack formation. J Dent 2006;34(5):343-351. [PubMed]




Update: 01/02/2014