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School of Dental Medicine

Ronald D. Perry

Professor
Director, International Student Program

Ronald D. Perry

Professor
Director, International Student Program

Phone 617-636-6775
1 Kneeland Street, Boston, MA 02111
Biography: 

Dr. Perry is a full time professor. He received his BA from Boston College in 1984, a D.M.D. from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 1988 and graduated with his M.S. in Dental Research from Tufts University in 1999.  He has authored over 50 articles and 150 abstracts dealing with a variety of dental topics such as bonding, composite wear, prosthodontic materials and technology, whitening, practice management and dental laboratory communication; he lectures internationally.  Dr. Perry is a Fellow in the Academy of General Dentistry, the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists and the Academy of Dentistry International.  He was the Director of the Gavel Center for Restorative Dental Research at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He is currently the Director of International Student Program in the Department of Comprehensive Care at Tufts University.   Dr. Perry is a Product Evaluator for various dental companies and publishes regularly in various trade journals. Dr. Perry is an associate in private practice in Brookline, MA. 

Education: 
B.S. in History, Boston College, 1984
D.M.D., Henry M. Goldman Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry, 1988
M.S., Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, 1999
Professional Experience: 
2016-Present:

Director, International Student Program, Department of Comprehensive Care, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

2008-Present:

Clinical Professor, Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

2008-2016:

IRB Human Investigational Committee Board Member – Blue Team, Tufts Medical Center, Boston, MA

2000-Present:

Private Practice, Meridian Dental Associates, L.L.C, South Weymouth, MA

2000-2008:

Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

1998-2016

Director of the Gavel Center for Restorative Dental Research, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

1994-1998:

Assistant Head of Operative Division, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

1998-2000:

Private Practice, Brookville Dental Associates, P.C., Holbrook, MA

1993-2000:

Assistant Clinical Professor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

1990-1993:

Research Associate & Clinical Instructor, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA

Selected Honors and Awards: 
National Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Secretary/Treasurer, XiXi Chapter, 2000
National Dental Honors Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, President, XiXi Chapter, 1997-1998
Fellowship in the American College of Dentists, 1997
National Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, President (Elect), XiXi Chapter, 1996
National Dental Honor Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Vice President, XiXi Chapter, 1995
Professional Memberships: 
New England Dental Society
International College of Dentists
American College of Dentists
The American Academy of Dental Sciences
Omicron Kappa Upsilon
American Association for Dental Research
Massachusetts Dental Society
Academy of General Dentists
American Dental Association
Academy of Operative Dentists
South Shore Dental Society
Massachusetts Academy of General Dentists
Andrews and Bates Societies