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Faculty Information

Lorel E. Burns, DDS, MS

Assistant Professor
Endodontics
421 First Avenue, 4W, New York, NY 10010
E-mail: lorel.burns@nyu.edu
Phone: 212-998-9332
 

EDUCATION

  • MS, Clinical Investigation, Concentration in Comparative Effectiveness Research, NYU School of Medicine
  • Certificate, Endodontics, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
  • DDS, NYU College of Dentistry
  • BA, University of Pennsylvania
     

HONORS/CREDENTIALS

  • Endodontic Educator Fellowship Award, American Association of Endodontists, 2019
  • President’s Service Award, New York University, 2013
     

RESEARCH INTERESTS / PROFESSIONAL OVERVIEW

Dr. Burns’ research interests include:

  • Endodontic treatment outcomes
  • Clinician decision-making
  • Dental care affordability

Dr. Burns is the co-founder and now co-faculty mentor of NYU College of Dentistry Saturday Academy. Founded in 2012, Saturday Academy is a pipeline program with the two-fold mission of introducing underrepresented minority and low-income high school students to the dental profession as well as helping them navigate the college application process.  

Dr. Burns is also the faculty mentor of the NYU Dentistry chapter of the Student National Dental Association.
 

CURRENT FUNDING

  • NIDCR: K01 DE028591 Root Canal Therapy in Children: Analysis of Disparities and Value
     

REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Complete listing available on the NYU Health Sciences Library site.