Gerard Kugel

Gerard Kugel

(617) 636-0870
Research/Areas of Interest: Dr Kugel's research interests include: Dental Materials Ceramic testing Adhesives Bonding Composite Development Clinical Studies Silk Fiber Reinforced Materials Tooth Whitening Educational Researh


  • PhD, Dental Materials, University of Siena, Siena, Italy, 2004
  • MS, Biomedical Sciences, Tufts University, United States, 1993
  • DMD, Tufts University, United States, 1985
  • BS, Biology and Psychology, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, United States, 1976
  • Certificate in Management, MIT Sloan School, Cambridge, United States, 2010


Gerard Kugel, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D., is the associate dean for research, and professor of comprehensive care at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
With an expertise in Clinical Research and Esthetic Dentistry, he is a reviewer for The New England Journal of Medicine, The Journal of Dental Materials, The Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, and the Clinicians Report. He is on the editorial board of The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, Compendium and Inside Dentistry. Dr. Kugel is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry and the Academy of Dental Materials. He is on the Board of Directors of the CR Foundation and has his Ph.D. in Dental Materials and his Executive Certificate in Management and Leadership from the Sloan School of Management at MIT.
Dr. Kugel has published over 200 articles and over 300 abstracts in the field of restorative materials and techniques. He has given over 400 lectures both nationally and internationally. Dr. Kugel is part of a group practice, the Trinity Dental Center, located in Back Bay, Boston.