Faculty

David M. Abbott, DDS, MS
David Abbott, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor, Periodontics (Part-time)
DDS Degree: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1972
Post Doctoral: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Residency: Periodontics, University of Minnesota
Clinical Practice: Gum disease (periodontal disease)

Carla Chavez-Mayorga, DDS
Assistant Professor, General Dentistry (Full-time)
DDS Degree: Universidad Americana, UAM, DDS
Residency: Miami Valley Hospital, Carolinas Medical Center
Clinical Practice: Pediatric, special needs, geriatric, trauma, dental implants, IV conscious sedation

Kevin Clifford, DDS
Kevin Clifford, DDS
Assistant Professor, Pedodontics (Part-time)
DDS Degree: Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Dentistry
Residency: Pedodontics, University of Maryland
Clinical Practice: Pedodontics

Vishawdeep Singh Dhaliwal, DDS
Assistant Professor
DDS Degree: Dasmesh Institute of Research & Dental Sciences
Residency: Carolinas Medical Center
Clinical Practice: General Dentistry, Oral Medicine (Salivary gland disorders, Temporomandibular disorders, Oro-facial pain, Immune mediated mucocutaneous disorder)

Ted Galbraith, DDS
Ted Galbraith, DDS
Assistant Professor, Clinical Dentistry (Full-time)
Director-Internships/Externships, Department of Dentistry
DDS Degree: Case Western Reserve University, School of Dentistry, 1984
Residency: General Practice, University of Virginia
Clinical Practice: Facial pain, general dentistry, adults for routine general dentistry

Robert E. Grover, DDS
Robert Grover, DDS
Assistant Professor, Endodontics (Part-time)
DDS Degree: Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry, 1984
Residency: Endodontics, Boston University School of Dentistry
Clinical Practice: Endodontics

Nicholas Hill, DDS
Associate Professor, Oral & Maxillofacial Specialist (Part-time)
DDS Degree: West Virginia University, DDS
Residency: Temple University, West Virginia University
Clinical Practice: Dentoalveolar procedures, dental implants, wisdom teeth, bone reconstruction/grafting, orthognathic corrective jaw surgery, facial trauma

Brian Hoard, DDS
Associate Professor, Clinical Dentistry (Full-time)
Medical Director, Battle Building UVA Children’s Hospital
Chair, Department of Dentistry
DDS Degree: Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry, 1978
Residency: General Practice, University of Virginia
Clinical Practice: Sleep apnea, sports medicine, trauma, facial pain, general dentistry, adults for routine general dentistry

William G. Horbaly, DDS, MS, MDS
William Horbaly, DDS, MS, MDS
Assistant Professor, Orthodontics (Part-time)
DDS Degree: Medical College of Virginia, School of Dentistry, 1986
Post Doctoral: University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Science, MDS
Residency: Columbus Children’s Hospital/Ohio State University, MS
Fellowship: General Practice, U.S. Naval Hospital, Oakland, CA; Pediatric Dentistry, Columbus Children’s Hospital, Orthodontics; University of Pittsburgh
Clinical Practice: Orthodontics, malocclusion, cleft lip and palate, impacted tooth, craniofacial disorders

Carlos Ibanez, DDS
Associate Professor, Oral & Maxillofacial Specialist (Part-time)
DDS Degree: University of Panama, DDS
Residency: University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Clinical Practice: Dentoalveolar procedures, craniofacial disorders, treatment of head and neck pathology/reconstruction, facial pain management, microsurgical nerve repair

Picture of UVA Dental Professor Lavika Mor.
Lavika Mor, BDS, FICOI, FAGD
Assistant Professor, Clinical Dentistry (Full-time)
Program Director, General Practice Residency
DDS Degree: Dasmesh Institute of Research & Dental Sciences, India, 2009
Residency: General Practice, Northside Medical Center, Youngstown OH; General Practice, Chief Resident: Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte NC
Preceptorship: AEGD Clinic University of Texas Medical Science Center, Houston TX
Clinical Practice: Trauma, facial pain, family dentistry, bone augmentation, dental implants

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Sarah Summers, BSN,DMD, MD
Assistant Professor, Oral Surgery (Part-time)
BSN Degree: University of Virginia
DMD Degree: University of Louisville
Medical Degree: University of Louisville
Residency: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Louisville
General Surgery Internship: University of Louisville
Clinical Practice: Anesthesia, dental extractions, dental implants, bone grafting and reconstruction, orthognathic/corrective jaw surgery, facial trauma, pathology