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Name Mandel, Irwin
Othernames Irwin Daniel Mandel
Places of residence New York City, New York
West Caldwell, New Jersey
Montclair, New Jersey
Education City College of New York, 1942
D.D.S., Columbia University, 1945
Notes Although probably best known for his early studies of gingival fluid and dental plaque, he has created a body of literature that has formed a cornerstone of modern-day preventive dentistry.

Researched the biochemistry of saliva and it's relation to dental disease and oral health.
Occupation Dental Research
Dental Education
Preventive Dentistry
Dental Chemistry
Titles & honors Founding Director, Division of Preventive Dentistry, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Gold Medal for Excellence in Dental Research, American Dental Association, 1985
Publications Fine, Daniel, Irwin D. Mandel, Kenneth L. Siegel. "The Measurement of Gingival Fluid." Journal of Periodontology, v43 n11 (197211): 682-684.
Mandel, Irwin D. "Oral Defenses and Disease: Salivary Gland Function." Gerodontology, v3 n1 (April 1984): 47-54
Mandel, Irwin D. "The diagnostic uses of saliva." Journal of Oral Pathology & Medicine, v19 n3 (March 1990): 119-125.
Mandel, Irwin D. "Histological, histochemical and other aspects of caries initiation." The Journal of the American Dental Association, v51 n4 (195510): 432-441.
Role Dentist
Related Websites Chronicles of Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry
Irwin Mandel Obituary

Associated Records

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Mandel, Irwin - RL494

This DVD is volume 24 in a series called Outstanding Leaders in Dentistry, which explores leadership of people who have significantly contributed to dentistry. This is an interview with Irwin Mandel, who talks about his life and career in dentistry. He is best known for his early studies of gingival fluid and dental plaque, he has created a body of literature that has formed a cornerstone of modern-day preventive dentistry. As an educator, researcher, and author, Dr. Mandel has motivated others to use research as a means to advance the practice of dentistry. He has served as consultant to the ADA's Council on Dental Therapeutics, chaired the Council on Dental Research, and served on the ADA'