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Edward B. Seldin, DMD, MD

Position Title

Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Education/Training:

Tufts University

Harvard School of Dental Medicine

Harvard Medical School

B.S.

D.M.D.

M.D.

1964

1968

1974

Experience:

1965 Research Associate, Summer Fellowship in Marine Biology and Sensory Physiology, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

1967 Research Associate with Professor George Wald, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA

1968-1969 Intern in Oral Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

1969-1970 Massachusetts General Hospital, King Trust Fellowship: To study physiology of vision under

Prof. George Wald, Harvard Biology Laboratories, Cambridge, MA and Marine Biological Laboratories, Woods Hole, MA

1969-1970 Teaching Fellow in Oral Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

1970-1971 Assistant Resident in Oral Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

1971-1972 Chief Resident in Oral Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

1971-1975 Clinical Fellow in Oral Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

1972-1976 Assistant in Oral Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

1973-1980 Consultant in Radiation Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

1974-1975 Assistant Resident in General Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

1975- Oral Surgeon, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

1975-1977 Instructor in Oral Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

1976-1980 Assistant Oral Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

1976-1980 Unit Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

1977- Consultant in Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

1977-1993 Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Harvard School of Dental Medicine

1977 President, Instrument Design Laboratory, Inc., Cambridge, MA

1978-1982 Keep, 19th Century Technology Exhibits, Museum of Transportation, Boston, MA

1980-1982 Associate Visting Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital

1982 Visiting Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA

1989- Corporator, Charles River Museum of Industry, Waltham, MA

1990 Pre-Medical Advisory Board, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA

1992-1996 Coordinator - Dental Tutorial Groups in Patient/Doctor I, Harvard Medical School

1993- Associate Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

Publications:

  • Wald G, Seldin EB. Spectral sensitivity of the common prawn. Palaemonetes vulgaris. J Gen Physiol 51:694-700, 1968.
  • Wald G, Seldin EB. The electroretinogram and spectral sensitivity of the common scallop. Biol Bull 135:441, 1968.
  • Seldin EB. Irrigation technique for use with the new air drills. J Oral Surg 29:151, 1971.
  • Seldin EB, White RH, Brown PK. Spectral sensitivity of larval mosquito ocelli. J Gen Physiol 59:415-420, 1972.
  • Seldin EB. Percutaneous drilling technique for upper border wiring of fractures of the angle of the mandible. J Oral Surg 31:720-721, 1973.
  • Seldin EB, Kelly JPW, Guralnick WG. A technique of augmented fixation of mandibular fractures. J Oral Surg 36:649-654, 1978.
  • Moylan FMB, Seldin EB, Shannon DC, Todres ID. Defective primary dentition in survivors on neonatal mechanical ventilation. J Pediatr 96:106-108, 1980.
  • Seldin EB. Finding centers of rotation using random dot moire patters. Walker J, Amateur Scientist Department. Scientific American 243:198, 203, 1980.
  • Seldin EB, Bauman RA, Weider FJ, Stigger E. A computer-assisted system for reporting of dental radiographs. Oral Surg 51:8-111, 1981.
  • Seldin EB. The emperor’s new meniscus. JADA 106:616, 1983.
  • Reprinted in Journal of Florida Dental Association 3:11, 1991.
  • Reprinted in Journal of the Alabama Dental Association 76:1, 1992.
  • Reprinted in Hippocrate’s Lantern 4:3, 1997.
  • Seldin EB, Kelly JP, Guralnick WG, Keith DA. Mandibular fracture fixation and reconstruction using the lower-border treaded rod: an eleven year follow-up study. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 43:115-121, 1985.
  • Seldin EB. Dental factors in infective endocarditis. Circulation 71:1093-1094, 1985.
  • Moore PA, Wether JR, Seldin EB, Stevens CM. Analgesic regimens for third molar surgery: pharmacologic and behavioral considerations. JADA 113:739-743, 1986.
  • Moore PA, Seldin EB, Donoff RB. A clinical trial in oral surgery of the analgesic efficacy of a suprofen/codeine combination. Anesth Prog 34:177-180, 1987.
  • Seldin EB. Dental factors in infective endocarditis. In Monograph #1: Current Views from Circulation. Burton Sobel, Ed, American Heart Association 1987.
  • Seldin EB, Troulis MJ, Kaban LB. Evaluation of a semi-buried fixed trajectory, curvilinear distraction device in an animal model. J Oral Maxfac Surg J Oral & Maxillofac Surg 57(12):1442-1446, 1999

Patents:

October 23, 1979, #4171570: A method and apparatus for evaluating anomalies of facial bilateral symmetry. [Jointly with the Massachusetts General Hospital]

February 26, 1980, #418935: Dental surveyor and method for measuring movement of segments in orthognathic surgery. [Jointly with the Massachusetts General Hospital]

August 21, 1990, #4950199: Mechanical push toy. [Jointly with Kinderworks Corporation, Portsmouth, NH]

January 24, 1997, US Patent Applied #08/594,157, Implantable Bone Distraction Device, (Allowed by the US Patent Office - Patent Pending)

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