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Dr. Derek R. Williams


Dr. Derek R. Williams D.D.S., MS
Department: Restorative Dentistry
Title: Associate Professor
Telephone: 816-235-2121
Address: Dental Faculty Practice
UMKC School of Dentistry
650 e. 25th Street
Kansas City, MO 64108
Email: williamsdere @umkc.edu

Services Offered to Patients at the Dental Faculty Practice:
General Dentistry
Aesthetic/Cosmetic Dentistry
Tooth Whitening
Porcelain Veneers

1983- Bachelor of Science- Chemistry, Rockhurst College, Kansas City, MO.
1987- Doctor of Dental Surgery- University of Missouri- Kansas City, School of Dentistry, Kansas City, MO.
1998- Masters of Science- Graduate College, University of Iowa (Thesis: The Effect of First Increment Variation and Cure Method on Microleakage in Class II Composite Restorations), Iowa City, IA.
1998- Certificate in Operative Dentistry- College of Dentistry, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.

Current Positions / Projects –
Assistant Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry
Teaching Responsibilities / Experience
Preclinical Operative Dentistry Lecture
Preclinical Operative Dentistry Lab

Research Interests
Composite Bonding Techniques

Career Honors / Awards
United States Navy- 11 Year Veteran
Missouri/Kansas Dental License
Academy of Dental Educators Assoc.
Academy of Operative Dentistry

Practitioner at the UMKC faculty practice since: March 2005