Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Faculty

Dr. Clifton Carey

Clifton Carey Ph.D

Professor Assistant Director of Orthodontic Research
  • Craniofacial Biology

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • PhD, Analytical Chemistry, American University
  • MS, Biology, East Carolina University
  • BA, Chemistry & Biology, St. Andrews Presbyterian College


  • Academy of Operative Dentistry
  • American Association of Dental Research (AADR)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • European Organization for Caries Research (ORCA)
  • International Association of Dental Research (IADR)
  • Washington DC Professional Chapter of Alpha Chi Sigma (AXE)

Leadership Roles:

  • President, Colorado Section of AADR 2014 - present
  • ISO TC106 – Dentistry:
    •Vice Chair of the US delegation on Dental Products (SC7)
    •Convener of the Work Group for Analysis of Oral Care Products
    •US expert on:
    •Oral Rinses
    •Denture Adhesives
    •Fluoride Varnishes
    •Dental Bleaching
  • ANSI Chairman: bleaching, fluoride analysis, toothpastes, oral rinses, denture adhesives, and fluoride varnishes
  • Counselor, Washington DC Section of AADR 2001 - 2011
  • Board of Editors Journal of Research NIST 2000 - 2011
  • President Washington DC section of the AADR 2000 - 2002
  • President, Alpha Chi Sigma Beta Upsilon Chapter 1988-1990

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