Faculty Information

Wayne Kye, DDS, MS, FACD

Clinical Associate Professor
Periodontology and Implant Dentistry
Floor 3W Dental Center, 421 First Avenue
Phone: 212-998-9839
Fax: 212-995-4289
E-mail: wayne.kye@nyu.edu


Certificate in Periodontics, Periodontology, University of Maryland Dental School 2004
MS, Oral Biology, University of Maryland at Baltimore Graduate School 2004
DDS, Dentistry, New York University College of Dentistry 2001
BA, Biology, New York University College of Arts and Sciences 1997

Honors / Credentials

  • Examiner, American Board of Periodontology Oral Examination
  • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
  • Fellow, American College of Dentists
  • Board of Directors, Northeastern Society of Periodontists
  • Board Member, New York State Board of Dentistry
  • Examiner/Member, Commission on Dental Competency Assessments (CDCA)

Research Interests / Professional Overview

A product of Stuyvesant High School, Dr. Wayne Kye received his Bachelor of Arts in Biology from the New York University College of Arts and Sciences and his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the New York University College of Dentistry. He completed the Advanced Dental Education Program in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry at the University of Maryland's Baltimore College of Dental Surgery, where he received a Certificate in Periodontics as well as a Master of Science in Oral Biology. He has a particular interest in the use of biologic mediators in the area of periodontal regeneration, in which he defended his thesis, and site development for future implant treatment.

Dr. Kye has been a full-time faculty member at the New York University College of Dentistry since 2004 and is a former Director of Pre-Doctoral Periodontology & Implant Dentistry. He currently serves as a Clinical Associate Professor, where he lectures and provides clinical instruction in all phases of periodontal treatment to dental students and periodontal residents alike. This allows him the opportunity to work closely with the dental community and maintain his high standards of continuing education. In addition to his involvement in academia, he also maintains part-time clinical private practices in Queens and Manhattan, New York. He currently resides in Queens with his wife, Grace, two sons - Tyler and Brandon - and their dog, Bounce.

Representative Publications

Complete listing available on the NYU Health Sciences Library site.

Search PubMed for articles.

Clozza E, Suzuki T, Kye W, Horowitz R, Engebretson S. Mucogingival Volumetric Changes Following Root Coverage With Acellular Dermal Matrix: A Case Report. Clinical Advances in Periodontics 10 June 2013: 1-7.

Kye W, Davidson R, Martin J, Engebretson S. Current Status of Periodontal Risk Assessment. J Evid Base Dent Pract 2012:S1: 2-11.

Weinberg MA, Segelnick SL, Kye W. Dental Complications of Head and Neck Cancer Radiation. US Pharmacist. Suppl 3-7 2011.

Kye W. The Effect of Enamel Matrix Protein on Gene Expression in an Animal Model of Osteoinductivity using Human Bone Allograft. 2004. [Master of Science Thesis]