Faculty Information

Ali Alper Comut, DMD, DMSc

Associate Professor
Prosthodontics
380 Second Avenue, Suite 302, New York, NY 10010
E-mail: alpercomut@nyu.edu

Education

  • D.M.Sc. Doctor of Medical Science in Oral Biology, Harvard University.
  • Certificate in Prosthodontics Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
  • D.M.D. Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.
  • D.D.S. Istanbul University School of Dental Medicine.

Honors/Credentials

  • 2020 - President of the American College of Prosthodontists, New York Section.
  • 2020 - President Hamilton and Provost Fleming’s Honoree for serving as the President of the ACP New York Section.
  • 2019 - Vice President of the American College of Prosthodontists, New York Section.
  • 2018 - Outstanding Mentorship and Dedication Award recipient given by graduating students of Postgraduate Prosthodontics Program.
  • 2018 - Secretary of the American College of Prosthodontists, New York Section.
  • 2017 - 2000 - Dean’s Honoree for outstanding clinical distinction.
  • 2017 - Treasurer of the American College of Prosthodontists, New York Section.
  • 2016 - Omicron Kappa Upsilon Faculty Membership in recognition of Academic Excellence in Dentistry.
    OKU Omega Chapter, New York.
  • 2015 - 2016 - Director-at-Large of the ACP New York Section American College of Prosthodontists, New York Section.
  • 2014 - Dedication and Excellence in Teaching Award recipient given by graduating students of Postgraduate Prosthodontics Program.
    New York University College of Dentistry, New York.
  • 2000 - Best Presenter Award.
    European Association for Osseointegration 9th Scientific Annual Congress,
    Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
  • 1998 Steve Gordon Memorial Essay Award.
    American College of Prosthodontists, Massachusetts Section, Boston.

Representative Publications

Complete listing available on the NYU Health Sciences Library site.

Fisselier F, Comut AA. Contemporary management and Full mouth rehabilitation of a patient with Sjogren’s Syndrome. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. 120(1): 5-8, 2018.

Urtula AB, Barbosa JM, Carames GB, Comut AA. 3-D printed cone-beam computed tomography scans: A tool for patient education. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. 18(6): 796-798, 2017.

Barbosa JM, Carames GB, Hirota R, Carames J, Comut AA. Non-invasive trial restorations: A Technique to improve diagnostic mock-up fabrication and direct provisionalization. Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry. 32(3):42-50, Fall 2016.

Comut AA, Somohano T. Surgical and prosthetic management of a complex edentulous patient for fabrication of complete dentures. New York State Dental Journal. 81(2):29-33, 2015.

Comut AA, Andrawis M. Maxillary definitive impression of excessively movable tissue with a single material. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. 114(4): 616-618, 2015.

Comut AA, Foran D, Cunningham R. A technique to salvage endodonticaly
compromised maxillary anterior tooth. New York State Dental Journal. 80(1): 33-37, 2014.

Uludag BC, Polat S, Sahin V, Comut AA. Effects of implant angulations and attachment configurations on the retentive forces of locator attachment retained overdentures. The International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants. 29(5): 1053-1057, 2014.

Comut AA. Tray modification for mobile teeth impression. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. 109:341-342, 2013.

Comut AA, Mehra M, Saito H. Submerged root concept for pontic site development. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. 110:337-343, 2013.

Comut AA, Acharya V, Jahangiri L. Use of forced eruption to enhance a pontic site in the anterior maxilla. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. 108:273-278, 2012.

Comut AA, Weber HP, Shortkroff S, Cui FZ and Spector M. Connective tissue orientation around dental implant in a canine model. Clinical Oral Implants Research. 12: 433-440, 2001.

Comut AA, Shortkroff S, Zhang X, Spector M. Association of fibroblast orientation around titanium in vitro with expression of a muscle actin. Biomaterials. 21:1887-1896, 2000.