Meet the Doctors

Salomon Amar, D.D.S., Ph.D.


  • Aquiba School, Strasbourg France
    • Studied Mathematics and Physics
  • Louis Pasteur University in Strasbourg, France
    • B.S. in Mathematics and Physics
    • Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS)
    • M.S. in Skeletal Tissues and Apatites
    • Ph.D. in Developmental Biology
    • Certificate in Histology Cytology and Periodontology
  • Northwestern University
    • USA Postdoctoral Fellow in Biochemistry-Molecular Biology
  • Eastman Dental Center
    • Earned a USA Certificate in Periodontology
  • Boston University
    • USA Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD)
  • Touro College and University System
    • Professor of Dental Medicine
    • Provost for Biomedical Research
  • New York Medical College
    • Professor of Pharmacology
    • Professor of Microbiology and Immunology
    • Vice Dean for Research
  • Prolific researcher and author of more than 160 scholarly articles on topics including:
    • the role of inflammation and oral health
    • molecular immunology
    • biotechnology
    • periodontal disease
    • pharmacology and clinical trials
  • Research has been covered in The Wall Street Journal and The Los Angeles Times among several others.

Kristen Gualtieri Blumberger, D.M.D.


  • B.S. Exercise Science (Concentration Kinesiology), Tulane University
  • Doctor of Medicine and Dentistry (DMD), Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (Boston, Massachusetts)
  • One year General Practice Residency, St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center (New York, NY)
    • Clinical and didactic experience in molar endodontics
    • Oral/maxillofacialtrauma
    • Infectious disease
    • Oral surgery
    • Periodontal surgery
    • Molar extractions
    • Orthodontics
    • Pedodontics
    • Oral Pathology
  • Board-eligible Endodontist, Two year post-graduate residency program in Endodontics, NYU College of Dentistry, Department of Endodontics
  • Appreciation Award for Dedication to the Advancement of NYU College of Dentistry
  • Student National Dental Association
  • NERB Certified
  • Tufts Hunt Scholarship for scholastic achievement
  • Tufts Merit Scholarship for scholastic achievement
  • Tulane Pre-dental Society
  • Tulane Academic Scholarship for scholastic achievement
Volunteer Work
  • Volunteer Dentist, Jamaica Outreach Project through NYU College of Dentistry
    • Performed extractions and other emergency procedures in rural communities
    • Taught dental students how to perform certain extractions and emergency procedures
    • Organized dental supplies/equipment in mornings prior to travel out into field
  • Volunteer Dentist, MMI Volunteer Group, Duverge, Dominican Republic
    • Organized dental supplies prior to trip
    • Set up dental clinics in underprivileged areas, with no access to dental care, electricity, running water
    • Performed extractions and drained abscesses, and other emergency procedures
    • Taught other volunteers how to give oral hygiene instructions and fluoride treatments
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