About Us

We perform clinical research, evidence-based analysis and outcomes studies that improve the practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery. Our work brings scientific rigor to clinical observations to help oral and maxillofacial surgeons make informed decisions from among the myriad clinical choices.
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Innovative Research

Third molar outcomes
Evidence-based studies inform oral surgeons of the best management options

Intimate partner violence
Helping dentists to diagnose this silent killer through clinical markers

Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws
From prevention guidelines to molecular epidemiology, we are helping to mitigate the threat to a promising new treatment

Giant cell tumors of the jaws
We are studying a prospective cohort receiving antiangiogenic therapy with interferon
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In The News

Leadership
Dr. Dodson elected to Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation
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Clinical Update
New AAOMS position paper on Bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaws
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Domestic Abuse
Dr. Leslie Halpern presented with2007 Timothy White ‘Take a Stand’ Award
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Dental Politics
Dr. Dodson testifies at APHA to promote evidence-based guidelines for third molar management
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Patient Experience

Tooth Replacement
CACI’s implant survival studies help doctors and patients understand how and when to replace missing teeth.
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Contact Us:

Center for Applied Clinical
Investigation

Dept of OMS
55 Fruit Street
Boston, MA 02114
Tel: (617) 726-8222