Laura B. Kaufman, DMD
Clinical Associate Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Dept of General Dentistry

DMD, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

Dr. Kaufman practiced dentistry for several years in a private practice in suburban Boston and before that in Tel-Aviv, Israel for 18 years. She is a member of the Geriatric Fellowship where she provides patients with cleanings, simple extractions, denture repairs, and complete denture fabrication. Fellows focus on increasing access to oral health care for the underserved geriatric population of Boston. Dr. Kaufman also teaches in the School of Dental Medicine Pre-Clinical and Clinical Removable Prosthodontics Sections.

Clinical Assistant Professor
Boston University School of Medicine

2012 IADR (International Association of Dental Research): First Prize J. Morita Geriatric Oral Research Award
2012 Special Care Dentistry Association: Third Place research abstract award
2012 Boston University School of Medicine: Top Ten research abstract
Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Faculty can login to make corrections and additions.

  1. Rucker R, Barlow PB, Hartshorn J, Kaufman L, Smith B, Kossioni A, Marchini L. Development and preliminary validation of an ageism scale for dental students. Spec Care Dentist. 2018 Jan; 38(1):31-35. PMID: 29314164; DOI: 10.1111/scd.12259;.
  2. Kaufman LB, Soto A, Gascon L, Quintiliani L, Weinberg J, Joshi P, Chippendale R. Oral Health for Older Adults: An Interprofessional Workshop for Medical Students. MedEdPORTAL. 2017 Apr 19; 13:10572.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30800774.
  3. Kaufman LB, Soto A, Gascon L, Quintiliani L, Weinberg J, Joshi P, Chippendale R. Oral Health for Older Adults: An Interprofessional Workshop for Medical Students. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2017.13:10572. 2017.
  4. Berkowitz O, Brisotti MF, Gascon L, Henshaw M, Kaufman LB. The Impact of an Interprofessional Oral Health Curriculum on Trainees. J Physician Assist Educ. 2017 Mar; 28(1):2-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 28207581; DOI: 10.1097/JPA.0000000000000104;.
  5. Kaufman LB, Henshaw MM, Brown BP, Calabrese JM. Oral Health and Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: Examples of the Team Approach to Geriatric Care. Dent Clin North Am. 2016 Oct; 60(4):879-90.View Related Profiles. PMID: 27671959; DOI: 10.1016/j.cden.2016.05.007;.
  6. Berkowitz O, Kaufman LB, Russell M. Introduction of an interprofessional oral health curriculum. J Physician Assist Educ. 2015 Mar; 26(1):43-6.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25715015; DOI: 10.1097/JPA.0000000000000014;.
  7. Friedman PK, Kaufman LB, Karpas SL. Oral health disparity in older adults: dental decay and tooth loss. Dent Clin North Am. 2014 Oct; 58(4):757-70.View Related Profiles. PMID: 25201540; DOI: 10.1016/j.cden.2014.06.004;.
  8. Kaufman LB, Setiono TK, Doros G, Andersen S, Silliman RA, Friedman PK, Perls TT. An oral health study of centenarians and children of centenarians. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jun; 62(6):1168-73.View Related Profiles. PMID: 24889721; PMCID: PMC4057979; DOI: 10.1111/jgs.12842;.

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Bar chart showing 8 publications over 5 distinct years, with a maximum of 3 publications in 2017

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100 E. Newton St Goldman SDM
Boston MA 02118
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