Faculty Information

Mitchell J. Lipp, DDS

Clinical Professor
137 East 25th Street, Room 707
Phone: 212-998-9512
Fax: 212-995-4241
E-mail: mitchell.lipp@nyu.edu


Certificate, Orthodontics, NYU College of Dentistry 1987
DDS, NYU College of Dentistry 1985
BA, NYU, Washington Square and University College 1980

Honors / Credentials

Dr. Lipp is a fellow of the American College of Dentists, the International College of Dentists, OKU-Dental Honors Society, and the NYU Dentistry Academy of Distinguished Educators.

Research Interests / Professional Overview

Dr. Mitchell Lipp is Director of Predoctoral Orthodontics. In 2001, he developed the first competency-based course at our College, which continues to be a model for research and scholarship. In 2004, he implemented a pioneering integrated curriculum in clear aligner therapy. Dr. Lipp is a passionate advocate of new methods and ideas in teaching. He co-founded and directs EduTrack, a concentration for postdoctoral residents and fellows exploring teaching and learning. He is currently involved in projects involving feedback, communication, test enhanced learning, eLearning, and mentoring. He is a commissioner of the ADA Commission on Continuing Education Provider Recognition, an executive member in the NYU Dentistry Faculty Council, Representative to the ADEA Council of Faculties, and NYU Dentistry Coordinator for the ADEA Academic Dental Careers Fellowship Program. Dr. Lipp has served as Councilor of the ADEA section on Orthodontics, Chair of the NYU Dentistry Curriculum Committee, and Chair of the NYU Dentistry Academy of Distinguished Educators. Dr. Lipp is a a graduate of the ADEA Leadership Institute. He has presented nationally and his work appears in peer-reviewed journals.

Representative Publications

Complete listing available on the NYU Health Sciences Library site.

Search PubMed for articles.

Lipp MJ, Cho K, Kim HS. Varying Feedback in Competence-Based Predoctoral Orthodontics: Effects on Attitudes and Confidence J Dent Educ 2017; 81(5):582-589.

Lipp MJ, Riolo S, Riolo ML, Liu T, Farkas J and Cisneros GJ. Showing you care: An empathetic approach to doctor–patient communication. Seminars in Orthodontics, Volume 22, Issue 2 , 88 – 94 (June 2016)

Freda N, Lipp MJ. Test-Enhanced Learning in Competence-based Predoctoral Orthodontics: A Four Year Study" J Dent Educ 2016; 80(3): 348-354.

Walder JF, Freeman K, Lipp MJ, Nicolay OF, Cisneros GJ. Photographic and videographic assessment of the smile: Objective and subjective evaluations of posed and spontaneous smiles. Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 144:793-801, 2013.

Johnsen DC, Lipp MJ, Finkelstein MW, Marshall TA, Cunningham-Ford MA. Guiding Dental Student Learning and Assessing Performance in Critical Thinking With Analysis of Emerging Strategies. J Dent Educ 76(12), 2012.

Lipp MJ. A Process for Developing Assessments and Instruction in Competency-Based Dental Education. J Dent Educ 74(5):499-509, 2010.

Lipp MJ. An "Objectified" Competency-Based Course in the Management of Malocclusion and Skeletal Problems. J Dent Educ 72(5):543-552, 2008.