Jyoti Sonkar, MSD, MPH, CAGS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Dept of General Dentistry

MSD, Louisiana State University
MPH, Kent State University
CAGS-Certificate of Advanced Graduate St, University of Tennessee Health Science Center
BDS, Maharashtra University of Health Science

Pronouns: she/her/hers

Dr. Sonkar received her BDS from Nair Hospital Dental College, India in 2011. In 2014, she earned her MPH in Environmental Health Science from Kent State University, Ohio. She completed her Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study in General Dentistry from University of Tennessee Health Science Center in 2015. In 2018, Dr. Sonkar completed her post-graduate training with MSD and Certificate in Advanced Study in Periodontics from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. She was a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of New England College of Dental Medicine from 2018-2019.

Dr. Sonkar is a Diplomate of American Board Periodontology. She is also a peer reviewer for the Journal of Indian Society of Periodontology and International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry and has published research related to oral medicine and periodontology. Dr. Sonkar’s research interests include systemic and oral health association, bone regeneration, integration of technology in dentistry and aesthetic treatment planning through implants and periodontal approaches and has received grants for her research work. She enjoys lecturing on periodontal topics and was recently invited by JAX Laboratory-Team Science Summit “Innovations in Alzheimer’s and Neurodegenerative Disease Research” to share her proposal on exploring associations between Periodontal and Alzheimer’s Disease.

Dr. Sonkar is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Academy of Laser Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Dental Education Association.

2020 Institute for Teaching and Learning (ITL) program: AAP Foundation Award
2020 Charles Finley Grant on behalf of Boston University: AAP Foundation Award
2020 2020 Straumann Annual Meeting Scholarship: AAP Foundation Award
2018 Louisiana State University School of Dentistry: Dr. Robert B. Brannon Research Award


Research Grant ($15,000)
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019 (PI)
Center of Excellence and Aging Health

Mini Research Grant ($4,000)
01/01/2019 - 12/31/2019 (PI)
University of New England, College of Dental Medicine

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  1. Sonkar J, Bense S, ElSalhy M. Factors affecting pre-doctoral dental students' selection of advanced dental education: A cross-sectional study. J Dent Educ. 2020 Dec; 84(12):1388-1398. PMID: 32686104; DOI: 10.1002/jdd.12343;
  2. Sonkar J, Maney P, Yu Q, Palaiologou A. Retrospective study to identify associations between clinician training and dental implant outcome and to compare the use of MATLAB with SAS. Int J Implant Dent. 2019 Aug 09; 5(1):28. PMID: 31396724; PMCID: PMC6687780; DOI: 10.1186/s40729-019-0182-6;
  3. Pai N, Desai R, Sonkar J, Vaghela J. Primary Extranodal Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma of Maxilla- A Case Report. International Journal of Dental Clinics. 2015; 7(4).

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