Gary Hildebrandt

Gary Hildebrandt

Academic Title

Associate Clinical Specialist and Director
Division of Operative Dentistry
Department of Restorative Sciences

Education

Bachelor's
Biology, BS, Oakland University, 1977
Master's
Restorative Dentistry, MS, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, 1990
Other Education
Dentistry, DDS, University of Michigan School of Dentistry, 1981

Contact Info

Email
hilde014@umn.edu

Phone
612-625-5130

Fax
612-625-7440

Office Address

8-450 Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Bio Statement

1981 - 1984 General Dentistry, full-time private practice, Kentwood, Michigan

1984 - 1990 General Dentistry, full-time private practice, Southfield, Michigan.

1990 - 1991 Lecturer, Department of Cariology and Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan

1991 - 1996 Assistant Professor, Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan

1991 - 1996 General Dentistry, part-time faculty practice University of Michigan School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

1995 - 1996 Course Director Cariology course, University of Michigan

1996 Course Director Applied Nutrition #726 (D-3), University of Michigan

1996 - 1999 Assistant Professor, Department of Restorative Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota

1996 - 1998 General Dentistry, part-time private practice, Blaine, Minnesota.

1998 - Present General Dentistry, part-time private practice, Princeton, Minnesota.

1999 - Present Associate Clinical Professor (Dental Specialist), Department of Restorative Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota

1999 Appointed Interim Director of the Division of Operative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota

1999 - Present Course Director Operative Dentistry I lecture and simulation laboratory #5801/5802 (D2), University of Minnesota

2002 - Present General Dentistry, part-time private practice, Golden Valley, Minnesota.

2003 - Present Appointed Director of the Division of Operative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota

Research Interests

Caries risk assessment and control protocols
Clinical evaluation of the effect of xylitol on mutans streptococci and dental caries
Clinical evaluation of chlorhexidine to suppress or eliminate oral mutans streptococci
Sustained-release varnishes and varnish coated mouthguards as drug & fluoride delivery devices
Comparison of chair-side cultural tests for dental caries
Relationship between dental caries and diet
Relationships between dental disease and systemic diseases
 

Awards

Graduated Magna Cum Laude from Oakland University, 1977

Inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Chi chapter (National Honors Society in Dentistry), 1981

Elected to Membership in the Academy of Operative Dentistry, 1991

Honorary Professor, University of Nicaragua, Leon, Nicaragua, 1992.

Bench Instructor of the Year by Junior dental students, 2001

Publications

Hildebrandt GH, Pape HR Jr, Syed SA, Gregory WA, Friedman M. Effect of slow-release chlorhexidine mouthguards on the levels of selected salivary bacteria. Caries Research 1992; 26:268-274.

Hildebrandt GH, Loesche WJ, Lin C-F, Bretz WA. Comparison of the number and type of dental functional units in geriatric populations with diverse medical backgrounds. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 1995; 73:253-261.

Loesche WJ, Abrams J, Terpenning MS, Bretz WA, Dominguez BL, Grossman NS, Hildebrandt GH, Langmore SE, Lopatin DE. Dental findings in geriatric populations with diverse medical backgrounds. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology, Oral Radiology, and Endodontics 1995; 80:43-54.

Hildebrandt GH. Caries risk assessment and prevention for adults. Journal Of Dental Education 1995; 59:972-979.

Hildebrandt GH. Effect of repeated treatment with sustained-release chlorhexidine mouthguards on salivary levels of mutans streptococci. Caries Research 1996; 30:445-453.

Hildebrandt GH, Dominguez BL, Schork MA, Loesche WJ. Functional units, chewing, swallowing, and food avoidance among the elderly. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 1997; 77:588-595.

Achong RA, Briskie DM, Hildebrandt GH, Feigal RJ, Loesche WJ. Effect of chlorhexidine varnish mouthguards on the levels of selected oral microorganisms in pediatric patients. Journal of Pediatric Dentistry 1999; 21:169-175.

Hildebrandt GH and Sparks BS. Maintaining mutans streptococci suppression with xylitol chewing gum. Journal of the American Dental Association, 2000; 131:909-916.

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