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Dr. Nikisha Jodhan Joins University of IL at Chicago College of Dentistry Department of Periodo
Dr. Nikisha Jodhan Joins University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry Department of Periodontics.
Dr. Jodhan noted she is “responsible for providing clinical instruction in the field of periodontics and dental implants to both postgrads and undergrads. I hope to enlighten and inspire students and residents, impart my knowledge, and broaden their horizons in this exciting field of dentistry.”
Dr. Jodhan earned her BS in biology and BA in chemistry from Drake University in Des Moines, IA, and her DDS and Certificate in Periodontology from the New York University (NYU) College of Dentistry in New York City. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Perodontology, a member of the Institute of Dental Implants and Periodontics, and also is in private practice. In addition, Dr. Jodhan has held a Clinical Assistant Professor position in periodontics and implant dentistry at NYU since 2008.
She is active with the Academy of Osseointegration, Alpha Omega, the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, and the Chicago Dental Society.
Dr. Jodhan is from Port-of-Spain, Trinidad.
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The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry awards the DMD degree and certificates and Master’s degrees in several dental specialty areas. The College also provides oral healthcare and education to patients. The UIC College of Dentistry has determined that graduates must be competent to:
Make clinical decisions on the basis of the best available clinical research evidence, i.e. to provide "evidence-based patient care";
Evaluate and integrate evolving biotechnological advances into dental practice;
Plan and provide patient care within the context of health promotion and disease prevention;
Originate and/or implement solutions to the oral health care access disparities;
Provide care to underserved and multiculturally diverse patient populations.