Dr. Olivier Nicolay Appointed Chair of the Department of Orthodontics


Dr. Olivier Nicolay, clinical associate professor and acting chair of the Department of Orthodontics, has been appointed chair of the Department of Orthodontics, effective June 1, 2017. Dr. Olivier, who holds dental degrees from both Columbia University and the Université René Déscartes in France, joined NYU Dentistry in 2002. He was formerly an associate professor of clinical dentistry at the Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, and an associate attending dental surgeon at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital. His research focuses on craniofacial biology, the biology of tooth movement, and the involvement of neurotransmitters in tissue remodeling.