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Dr. Cynthia S. Petrie


Dr. Cynthia S. Petrie, D.D.S., M.S.
Department: Prosthodontics
Title: Associate Professor
Director: Advanced Predoctoral Prosthodontics
Telephone: 816-235-2121
Address: Dental Faculty Practice
UMKC School of Dentistry
650 e. 25th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
Email: petriec@umkc.edu

Services Offered to Patients at the Dental Faculty Practice:
All Prosthodontic diagnostic and treatment procedures (restoration and replacement of teeth, implant restorations, esthetic restorations, complete and partial dentures)

Doctor of Dental Surgery. University of Athens, School of Dentistry, 1996
Certificate in Prosthodontics, University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Dentistry, 2000
Master of Science. University of Athens, School of Dentistry, 2000
Doctor of Dental Surgery. University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Dentistry, 2001

Current Positions / Projects –
Director: Advanced Predoctoral Prosthodontics, Dental Morphology, Dental Occlusion
Teaching Responsibilities / Experience
Educate and train dental students, both didactically and clinically, in the area of Prosthodontics (Fixed and Removable)

Research Interests
Have published 27 scientific articles and abstracts in refereed dental journals
Reviewer for submitted articles for 2 refereed dental journals General Dentistry and Journal of Oral Rehabilitation
Current research activities focus on clinical trials on loading of dental implants and finite element analysis on implant interface

Career Honors / Awards
American Board of Prosthodontics, Part I
Missouri/UMKC Delegate for the American College of Prosthodontists
Member: International College of Prosthodontists, American College of Prosthodontists, American Dental Education Association, Kansas City section of the American Association of Dental Research,
Mensa International
Table clinic judge in the American College of Prosthodontists, annual meetings
Over 20 presentations in professional dental meetings, associations and groups
Phi Kappa Phi
Current Dental Licenses: Missouri, Kansas

Practitioner at the UMKC faculty practice since: 2001