Dr. Wolff is the Morton Amsterdam Dean of Dental Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a celebrated teacher, globally engaged scholar, and deeply experienced clinician. To quote Penn President, Amy Guttman, “[Dr. Wolff’s] career is notable for his commitment to superb clinical practice as well as excellence in scholarship, education, and community engagement.” She goes on to say, “When we met Mark, he told us that he has always loved his work and believed in dental medicine because dentists help make people smile.”
Dr. Wolff has completed numerous international research and oral health assessment programs and has served as the principal or co-principal investigator on multiple benchtop and clinical research projects, investigating dental caries, novel remineralizing agents, dental erosion, periodontal disease, dental materials, and dentinal hypersensitivity. He has published over 100 scientific papers, text chapters, and edited multiple textbooks. Dr. Wolff lectures worldwide and is a frequent consultant to the industry. In particular, and what we want to talk most about today, is his lifelong advocacy and commitment to providing the best care for individuals with physical, intellectual, and developmental disabilities of all ages.