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Joel Berg, DDS, MS

Joel Berg

Professor Emeritus


Dr. Berg is an emeritus professor at the UW School of Dentistry. He previously held executive positions at Philips Oral Healthcare and ESPE Dental. He is the author of numerous published manuscripts and abstracts and a co-editor of a textbook on early childhood oral health.


  • DDS, University of Iowa, 1983
  • Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Iowa, 1985
  • MS, Oral Biology, University of Iowa 1985

Academic Interests

  • Early caries detection
  • Siblings of patients with special needs
  • Caries detection technologies
  • Innovative restorative materials
  • Development of dental caries prevention programs using risk assessment models
  • Early childhood dental health