UK Dentistry Welcomes Dr. Ronald Singer

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Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 10:45am

UK Dentistry - Dr. SingerOn July 3, Dr. Ronald Singer joined the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry as an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry. Singer will also serve as director of the Seal Kentucky program.

Singer brings decades of experience to his new role, and is excited for his future with UK Dentistry. 

“This next journey in my career will allow me to share my 34 years of dental practice with the dental students and residents of the pediatric dentistry program. I look forward to interacting with fellow faculty, staff, and students to stimulate my motivation and passion for dentistry,” Singer said.

In addition to participating in predoctoral educational experiences, seminars for pediatric dental residents, and maintaining an intramural practice, Singer will work in support of the Seal Kentucky program. Seal Kentucky is a community-based dental sealant program for elementary-aged children across the state. His goals for first-year DMD students participating in Seal Kentucky include placing increased emphasis on the importance of community involvement and promoting a positive dentistry experience for young children. Overall, Singer looks to strengthen the bond between the college and the Division of Public Health Dentistry, which houses the program.

Department of Oral Health Chairman Dr. Ted Raybould attested to the wealth of knowledge and experience Singer brings to UKCD.

“He has hit the ground running. His incredible can-do positive attitude and enthusiasm with boundless energy will be needed as he makes the transition to academia. We feel very fortunate to have him on faculty and look forward to many years of dedicated service and education from Dr. Singer,” Raybould said.

Singer received his dental degree from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of University of Southern California. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, where he also a certified diplomate.

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