Dr. Paravina Rade

Rade D. Paravina, DDS, MS, PhD is a tenured professor and director of the Houston Center for Biomaterials and Biomimetics (HCBB). He holds the Ralph

C. Cooley, DDS, Distinguished Professorship in Biomaterials, an endowment created by world-renowned heart surgeon Denton A. Cooley, MD.

Dr. Paravina has authored/co-edited four books, 15 book chapters, two software programs, one educational CD and more than 270 other peer-reviewed

publications (including articles and abstracts).

Dr. Paravina is founder and past president of the Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry (SCAD). He is a recipient of the 2011 E. B. Clark

Award, the SCAD Award for Lifetime Achievement, and the 2014 Jerome M. and Dorothy Schweitzer Research Award of the Greater New York Academy of

Prosthodontics. He is Director in the Executive Council of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (AAED), and fellow of AAED, SCAD and the American Association for Dental Research (AADR).

He serves as associate editor of the Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, editor of its permanent bi-annual issue on color and appearance, and editorial board member for the Journal of Dentistry, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, International Journal of Prosthodontics, and the American Journal of Dentistry.

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