Piedad Suarez Durall, DDS, MS (Full Time Faculty)
Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry
Interim Chair, Division of Dental Public Health and Pediatric Dentistry.
Section Chair, Geriatrics and Special Patients
Dr. Suarez Durall received her DDS from Universidad de Costa Rica, San Jose Costa Rica, her certificate in Orofacial Pain and Oral Medicine from USC Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry and her MS degree from the USC Davis School of Gerontology. She is an expert in Orofacial Pain, Oral Medicine, Geriatric Dentistry, Special Needs Care and the dental care of persons with HIV/AIDS. She also has a fellowship in Geriatric Dentistry from SCDA. Dr. Suarez Durall frequently publishes and presents in the crossover areas of oral medicine/oral facial pain, geriatric dentistry and dental management of medically compromised patients to national and international audiences