Fernando Guastaldi

Fernando Guastaldi

Instructor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
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Dr. Guastaldi received his DDS degree (2006) from the Dental School of Ribeirão Preto, SP, Brazil. He is a specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS) and received both a Master of Science (2010) and Ph.D. (2013) degrees in OMFS from the Dental School of Araçatuba (UNESP/Brazil). He was a Visiting Scholar in the Department of Biomaterials and Biomimetics at New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) in 2012. He concluded two Postdoctoral Research Fellowships. The first one at the Dental School of Araraquara (UNESP/Brazil) (2014-2017) and the second one at the Skeletal Biology Research Center (SBRC), Department of OMFS, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), and Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) (2017-2019).

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Dr. Guastaldi is the Director of the Skeletal Biology Research Center, Department of OMFS, MGH. His specialization is in the field of OMFS employing different biomaterials for biomedical applications (titanium and titanium alloys, ceramics, polymers) and for bone tissue regeneration. Currently his studies at the SBRC, MGH are focusing on bone tissue engineering for the repair/regeneration of the jaws and on tissue engineering of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ).

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