Maureen Perry, DDS, MPA, MAEd

Maureen Perry, DDS, MPA, MAEd, is a Professor of Special Care Dentistry and the Director of the Center for Advanced Oral Health at A.T. Still University, Arizona School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH), Mesa, Arizona. She received her bachelor’s degree from Adelphi University and her DDS from New York University College of Dentistry.

Following a general practice residency at Staten Island University Hospital, Dr. Perry completed a two-year New York State Consortium of Medical Education in Developmental Disabilities Fellowship in Special Care Dentistry. She received her Master in Public Administration with a concentration in healthcare administration from Long Island University, and later received an MA in education from the Benerd School of Education of the University of the Pacific.

Dr. Perry has had a 25-year career both practicing and teaching special care dentistry, as well as lecturing and publishing at the national and international level. Her areas of expertise include autism, restraint and consent, rare syndromes, pre-doctoral education, and self-injurious behavior. Dr. Perry’s current research focus is on fluoride delivery systems for patients undergoing radiation therapy for head and neck cancer.

Dr. Perry is a fellow of the Academy of Dentistry for Persons with Disabilities and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Special Care Dentistry. She is a past President of the Special Care Dental Association and serves as the United States council member for the International Association for Disability & Oral Health. In addition, she has served as a subject matter expert in special care dentistry for the US Navy (USNS Comfort Hospital Ship), the Hamad HealthCare Corporation of Qatar, and the Republic of Ireland.

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