Dr. I. Leon Dogon
Dr. Dogon is a professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He was also head of the Department of Dental Materials at the Forsyth Institute, and director of dental health education for Project Hope. He is also a member of the oral health team for the United Nations Millennium Project for Africa.
Dr. Dogon has been granted honorary professorship at three of the major dental schools in China: West China University of Medical Sciences School of Stomatology, Shanghai School of Stomatology, and School of Stomatology at Wuhan University. He has established numerous preventive programs in rural communities in China, as well as in Indonesia, Bosnia, Poland, Macedonia, and India. Dr. Dogon has lectured extensively throughout North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and Africa. He is a member of many American and international dental associations.
Fields of Interest
Dr. Dogon has long been active in the development, evaluation, and testing of a wide range of polymeric materials for both restorative and preventive purposes. He has published extensively in refereed journals on biomaterials research and preventive dentistry and is coeditor of the Proceedings of the International Symposium on the Acid Etch Technique.