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UNC Dental Trauma Team


before, during, and after orofacial treatmentThe UNC Dental Trauma Team is a multi-specialty team at the UNC Adams School of Dentistry specializing in the care and planning of complicated post-dental trauma challenges and cases of congenitally missing teeth.

The Trauma Care team provides intermediate and long-term care and consultation for children, adolescents, and young adults who have experienced orofacial trauma by using and developing evidence-based guidelines and protocols for managing orofacial trauma. The Trauma Team also reviews cases where there are multiple congenitally missing teeth in a growing patient.

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Specialties Include

  • Tooth avulsion without replacement
  • Ankylosis
  • External root resorption
  • Internal root resorption
  • Incomplete tooth repositioning
  • Early intervention for condylar fractures
  • Treatments such as revascularization, decoronation, tooth autotransplantation, orthodontic substitution
Glenn J. Reside

Glenn J. Reside


  • DMD, Washington University
  • MS, Biochemistry, University of Illinois
  • BS, Chemistry, Illinois College
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John Christensen

Jessica Y. Lee

Jessica Y. Lee


  • PhD, Health Policy Analysis and Administration, UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health
  • Certificate, Pediatric Dentistry, UNC Adams School of Dentistry
  • DDS, Dentistry, Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery
  • MPH, Health Administration, Columbia University, Mailman School of Public Health
  • Demeritt Distinguished Professor
Antonio Moretti

Antonio Moretti


  • MS, Dental Science, University of Rochester
  • Certificate, Periodontology, University of Rochester/Eastman Dental Center
  • DDS, Faculdade de Odontologia de Santo Amaro
Glen Karunanayake

Glen Karunanayake


  • Membership in Restorative Dentistry (MRD), Royal College of Surgeons of England
  • MS, University College London Eastman Dental Institute, London, England
  • BDS, United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St. Thomas’ Hospitals, London, England