Sharon K. Lanning, D.D.S.
Professor and chair

Faculty in the Department of Periodontics participate in the training of predoctoral dental students by emphasizing the evidence-based underpinnings of contemporary periodontics while providing innovative educational instruction. The department also trains specialists in periodontics via its postgraduate program. Furthermore, faculty provide outstanding care to patients through VCU Dental Care, the faculty practice of the VCU School of Dentistry.