Kimberly K. Patterson, DDS, MS

Clinical Assistant ProfessorDr. Kimberly K. Patterson
Program Director, Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry
Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry


EDUCATION

DDS, Texas A&M University System – Baylor College of Dentistry
MS, Major in Anatomy, Minor in Microbiology, Baylor University
Residency, Louisiana State University School of Dentistry

BOARD CERTIFICATION

American Board of Pediatric Dentistry - Diplomate 

FELLOWSHIPS

American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
American College of Dentists
International College of Dentists 

CLINICAL EXPERTISE

Pediatric Dentistry

RESEARCH INTERESTS 

Lesion sterilization and tissue repair
Application of milled restorations in pediatric cases
Application of the ErCr:YSGG laser in pediatric cases
Pulp therapy
Prevention 

RECENT RESEARCH

Management of Natal and Neonatal Teeth. Ritwik P, Patterson K, Musselman RJ. Chapter 61 in Atlas of Procedures in Neonatology 5th edition. MacDonald and Ramasethu, eds. Wolters Kluwer / Lippincott Williams & Wilkins publishers. 2019.  

Tooth Agenesis and Risk for Neoplasms in Adulthood. Ritwik P, Patterson K. 2018. Ochsner Journal 18(4): 345-350.

Real-time Measurement for Effectiveness of Novel Educational Endeavors During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Patterson K, Ritwik P, Kerins C, Adewumi A. J Dent Ed Aug 2020

"What is best for the child? Maintaining focus during a pandemic” Ritwik P, Patterson K, Echeverri E. Journal of Clinical Ethics Fall 2021; 32(3):215-223

CONTACT

Email: kimberly.patterson@stonybrookmedicine.edu
Phone: (631) 632-3181
Fax: (631) 632-8717
Office Location: 124 Rockland Hall, Stony Brook, NY 11794-8700