Thomas R. Meng, BA, DDS, Junior
Thomas R. Meng, Junior, BA, DDS

Thomas R. Meng, Junior, BA, DDS

Associate Professor
Chair, Creighton University School of Dentistry, Strategic Planning and Assessment Committee
School of Dentistry

Expertise/Specializations

  • Prosthodontics

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Prosthodontics

Position

  • Associate Professor

Biography

Doctor Thomas R. Meng, Jr., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Removable Prosthodontics. He is the Chair of the Strategic Planning and Assessment Committee. Dr. Meng served in the United States Air Force for 23 years prior to joining the Creighton faculty.

Education

  • BA Rutgers University Biological Science New Brunswick, New Jersey 1968-1972 School of Dentistry Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1972-77D.D.S. Temple University School of Dentistry P Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1972-77
  • Temple University DDS Temple School of Dentistry Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 1972-77

Certifications

Prosthodontics University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio, San Antonio, Texas 1980-82 Air Force Academic Instructors Course, Maxwell AFB, AL, Feb 4-15, 1985 Osseointegration – Special Jaw Reconstruction; Branemark Forensic Dentistry – Armed Forces Institute of Pathology (AFIP), Washington, DC, March 1993 AvaDent Digital Denture Training Certificate in Digital Dentistry – 3-Shape

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • Meng, T.R. and Wee, A. Simplified technique for Clinical Remount – presently under review, Journal of Prosthodontics : Official Journal of the American College of Prosthodontists, 2015
  • Stark, P.C., Kalenderian, E., White, J.M., Walji, M.F., Stewart, D.C.L., Kimmes, N., Meng, T.R., Willis, G.P., DeVries, T., and Chapman, R.J. Consortium for Oral Health Related Informatics: Improving Dental Research, Education and Treatment. Co-corresponding author, Journal of Dental Education, 1051 - 1065, 2010

Presentations

  • Lecture and 3 hour hands on workshop: Hands on Survey and Design Workshop Creighton School of Dentistry 2013 Fall Dental Assembly September 19, 2013 Omaha, Nebraska, 2013
  • The Use of Itero Digital Impressions in an Undergraduate Dental Clinic ADEA Annual Session March 18, 2012 Orlando, FL, 2012
  • The Use of Digital Impressions in an Undergraduate Dental Setting, 2012
  • Status and project updates from the Education Working Group to the members of COHRI COHRI Meeting axiUm Summit 2011 Vancouver, Canada, February 2011, 2011
  • Education Consortium Annual axiUm Users Group Meeting axiUm Summit 2010 Vancouver, Canada, February 2011, 2011
  • Status and project updates from the Education Working Group to the members of COHRI COHRI Meeting axiUm Summit 2010 Vancouver, Canada, January 2010, 2010
  • Education Consortium Annual axiUm Users Group Meeting axiUm Summit 2010 Vancouver, Canada, January 2010, 2010
  • COHRI - Development of a Digital Dental Library of OSCE questions and Virtual Patients, 2010
  • Multi-Center Study – Incidence of Diabetic Patients with Periodontal Disease In a Dental School Population, 2010

Research and Scholarship

Research and Scholarship Interests

  • Dental Materials and Adult Education

Current Research Projects

  • Dental Materials and Clinical Techniques

Grant Funding Received

  • Bond Strength of Two Tooth Systems to Three Denture Base Resins. Principal Investigator. Dentsply/Trubyte $7312. Ivoclar Vivadent $2550, 2003-present

Awards and Honors

  • Teaching Excellence Award, Omicron Kappa Upsilon Epsilon Chapter, 2015
  • Recognized as one of the top 20 reviewers, Journal of Prosthodontics, 2010