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Gerald A. Ferretti, DDS, MS, MPH

Gerald A. Ferretti, DDS, MS, MPH

Chair Department of Pediatric Dentistry 216.368.3277 (o)


M.P.H., Health Services Management, University of Kentucky
Certificate in Medical Management, University of Kentucky
NRSA Fellowship, National Institute of Dental Research, University of Connecticut
Master of Dental Science, University of Connecticut
Certificate: Pediatric Dentistry, University of Connecticut
Certificate: General Practice Residency, Southbury Training School and Hospital for the Handicapped
Doctor of Dental Science, Georgetown University
Bachelor of Arts, Assumption College

About Dr. Ferretti

Dr. Gerald Ferretti has joined Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital as the Chief of Pediatric Dentistry and Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Case Western Reserve University School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Ferretti is Board Certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and currently serves as a consultant to federal, state and private organizations regarding children's oral health. He has more than 25 years of practice, teaching, and research experience. His special interests include oral manifestations of pediatric oncology therapy, early childhood caries intervention, pediatric sedation, oral health education for the medical workforce and health services management research.

Research Keywords

Head Start Outreach; Pediatric Oral Health; Reducing Pediatric Oral Health Disparities; Pediatric Sedation; Early Childhood Caries; Craniofacial Anomalies

Nelson S, Eggertsson H, Powell B, Mandelaris J, Ntragatakis M, Richardson T, Ferretti G. Dental Examiners Consistency in the ICDAS Criteria for a Caries Prevention Community Trial. Community Dent Health. Sept, 28(3):238-42.

Nelson S, Mandelaris J, Ferretti G, Heima M, Spiekerman C, Milgrom P. (2011), School screening and parental reminders in increasing dental care for children in need: a retrospective cohort study. Journal of Public Health Dentistry. doi: 10.1111/j. 1752-7325.2011.00282.

Guest Editors; Sami M. A. Chogle, BDS, DMD, MSD, Gerald A. Ferretti, DDS, MS, MPH. Orofacial Trauma and Emergency Care. Dental Clinics of North America. October 2009. Volume 53. Number 4