Vineet K. Dhar BDS, MDS, PhDClinical Professor and Department Chair, Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry; Director, Advanced Specialty Education, Pediatric Dentistry, University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore, Maryland
Prof. Dhar is a board-certified pediatric dentist serving as professor and department chair of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry and graduate program director of Pediatric Dentistry at University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore, USA. He serves on the Councils on Scientific Affairs and Post-doctoral Education at the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) and on the Council of Scientific Affairs, American Dental Association (ADA). He currently serves on the ADA guideline panels on restorative care, caries prevention, and has in the past served on the pit and fissure sealants panel. He is also on the AAPD guideline panels on vital pulp therapies in primary and immature permanent teeth, and behavior guidance and has in the past served on the AAPD panel to produce clinical practice guidelines on non-vital pulp and vital pulp therapies in primary teeth. Dr. Dhar is the recipient of 2018 ADA Evidence Based Dentistry Mid-Career Faculty Award, and 2017 AAPD's Jerome B. Miller/Crest-Oral-B/For The Kids Award. He is also a co-author on the manuscripts that were selected for the Paul P. Taylor award in 2016, 2017, and 2020.