Paula Friedman, DDS
Emeritus Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
General Dentistry

DDS, Columbia University
MPH, Boston University
MSD, Boston University
BS, University of Massachusetts Amherst
CAGS, Beth Israel Medical Center

Paula Friedman is Emeritus Professor of General Dentistry at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Her research interests focus on health services and specifically on increasing access to oral health care for underserved populations and studying barriers to oral health services as perceived by underserved populations. Her work involves conducting oral health screenings for community-based, independently living elders; facilitating oral health in-home consultations for frail, home-bound elders; and assessing levels of satisfaction with services received by student dental plan members.

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Boston Medical Center

Geriatric Training for Physicians, Dentists and Behavioral/Mental Health
09/01/2007 - 06/30/2010 (PI)
Boston Medical Center HHS HRSA

Residencies in Advanced Education and General Dentistry
07/01/1998 - 06/30/2001 (PI)
HHS/HRSA/Bureau of Health Professionals
5 D30 DH10075 06


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  1. Friedman PK, Lamster IB. Tooth loss as a predictor of shortened longevity: exploring the hypothesis. Periodontol 2000. 2016 10; 72(1):142-52. PMID: 27501497
  2. Lamster IB, Asadourian L, Del Carmen T, Friedman PK. The aging mouth: differentiating normal aging from disease. Periodontol 2000. 2016 10; 72(1):96-107. PMID: 27501493
  3. 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;
  4. 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;
  5. Friedman PK. Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine: 50th anniversary. J Mass Dent Soc. 2013; 62(1):16-7. PMID: 24494264
  6. Friedman PK. The evolution of a new (unofficial) specialty: dental Geriatrician. Spec Care Dentist. 2011 Jan-Feb; 31(1):7. PMID: 21235608; DOI: 10.1111/j.1754-4505.2010.00176.x;
  7. Friedman PK, Isfeld D. Xerostomia: the "invisible" oral health condition. Todays FDA. 2010 Jan-Feb; 22(1):61-3. PMID: 20344911
  8. Friedman PK, Li D. Management of elderly diabetic patients. J Mass Dent Soc. 2008; 57(3):24-7. PMID: 19146112
  9. Shahidi A, Casado Y, Friedman PK. Taking dentistry to the geriatric patient: a home visit model. J Mass Dent Soc. 2008; 57(3):46-8. PMID: 19146118
  10. Friedman PK. Dentistry and quality of life: an interdependent dynamic. J Mass Dent Soc. 2008; 57(3):19. PMID: 19146110
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2015 Ronald L. Ettinger Award
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