Understanding and Managing Periodontal Diseases: A 2016 Perspective
Ray Williams is Adjunct Professor of Periodontology at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry. He received his DMD (with honors) from the University of Alabama and his certificates in Periodontology and Oral Medicine from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Williams was formerly Professor of Dental Medicine and Dean of the Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine, New York. His major research interests are clinical and translational research in both pharmacological modification of the host response and in anti-infective approaches to treat periodontal disease He also works in the area of the oral health-general health relationship. He has authored 140 papers and is co-editor of the textbook Periodontal Disease and Overall Health: A Clinician’s Guide.