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Susan Karabin, DDS

Dr. Karabin graduated the Bronx High School of Science and received her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology from the City University of New York at Lehman College. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 1981 and Certification in Periodontics from Columbia College of Dental Medicine in 1984 where she has a faculty appointment as a Clinical Associate Professor. Dr. Karabin is a board certified periodontist and a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. This certification is awarded after a rigorous examination by The American Board of Periodontology and is a distinction held by fewer than one percent of the dentists in the United States.

In addition to her private practice in Manhattan Dr. Karabin has lectured nationally and internationally on the inter-relationship between periodontal health and Pregnancy including Pre-Term Low Birth Weight. She is also considered an opinion leader on the effects of Osteoporosis, Bisphosphonates and Hormone Replacement Therapy on periodontal health. She is also an investigator for clinical research conducted by leading dental implant companies and serves as a consultant for tissue regeneration companies. Dr. Susan Karabin is the past President of the American Academy of Periodontology and past President of the Northeastern Society of Periodontists. She is immediate past President of the New York Academy of Dentistry and is a Fellow of the American College of Dentistry.

She is also a chairman of a non-profit organization called En Foco which supports the creation of work by photographers from diverse cultures, primarily those of Latino, African, Asian and Native Americans.  Dr. Karabin also volunteers for the Donated Dental Services program.

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Dr. Susan Karabin appears in an episode of Eye on Dentistry to discuss the signs and symptoms of periodontal disease (gum disease), its prevention and treatment. She also comments on the mouth-body connection, important risk factors for periodontal disease such as smoking and the impact of a good diet on periodontal health.

Media / Press

Dental Publications

Curriculum Vitae

Education

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  • Interpore Implant System,  Boston, MA 1989
  • Branemark Implant System, Eastman Dental Center, Rochester, NY 1986
  • Certificate of Periodontology, Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, New York, NY1984
  • GPR Certificate, Jamaica Hospital,Queens, NY 1982
  • Doctor of Dental Surgery, Columbia University, School of Dental and Oral Surgery, New York, NY 1981
  • Externship with Indian Health Service Cherokee National Headquarters, Talequah, OK 1979
  • Bachelor of the Arts/Psychology, Lehman College, CUNY Division,New York, NY 1977

 

Publications

  • Susan Karabin, DDS, “Bisphosphonates in the Treatment of Osteoporosis,” Image Magazine, December/January, 2012.
  • Susan Karabin,, DDS, “Short Tooth Syndrome: Diagnosis, Etiology, and Treatment Management,” CDA Journal. Vol 32, No 2. February, 2004.
  • Susan Karabin, DDS, “Gender Differences in Oral Health,” Dentistry Today, Jan. 2001, Vo. 20 No. 1
  • Susan Karabin,, DDS, “The Partnership for Women’s Health at Columbia; Program Innovation.”
  • Journal of Dental Education, American Association of Dental schools, March 1999, Vol. 63 No. 3 Pages 268-270
  • Susan Karabin, DDS, “Women and Periodontal Disease”, AAP Position Paper. 1995 (Unpublished)
  • Kerry, Karabin, “AAP Periodontal Management Conference Publication”, 1993
  • Lamster IM, Karabin SD, “Periodontal Disease Activity”, Current Opinion in Dentistry, 1992

 

Professional Appointments

  • 2005 – Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, Member of Editorial Board
  • 2002-2003 – Directors of the Office of Professional Development, Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery
  • 2001-2005 – The Journal of Gender Specific Medicine, Member of Editorial Board
  • 2000-2005 – Dentistry Today, Member of Editorial Board
  • 1995-Present – Associate Clinical Professor, Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Division of Periodontics
  • 1990-1997 – Co-Director of Current Literature Review Seminar, Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery
  • 1990-1997 – Co-Director of Treatment Planning Seminar, Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery
  • 1992-1995 – Director of Journal Club, Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery
  • 1985-1995 – Associate Clinical Professor, Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery, Division of Periodontics
  • 1984-Present – Assistant Attending, Presbyterian Hospital in the City of New York

 

Professional Memberships

  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Periodontology
    • Member of Leadership, Development and Qualifications Committee, 2009-2010
    • Primary Media Spokesperson, Conducted over 100 TV, radio and print interviews 1998-2009
    • President, 2007-2009
    • Board of Trustees, 1998-2007
    • Task Force on Periodontal Treatment of Pregnant Women, Member 2003
    • Education Committee, Board Liaison 2002-2003
    • Finance Committee, Member 2001-2002, 2006-2007
    • Planning Committee, Member 200-2001, 2007
    • Nominations Committee, Member 1999-2001
    • New Practitioner Committee, Member 1999-2000
    • Membership & Awards Committee, Consultant 1998-1999
    • Membership & Awards Committee, Chair 1997-1998
    • Membership Committee, Member 1995-1997
    • Public and Professional Relations Committee, Member 1991-1997
  • Dental Society of the State of New York
  • First District Dental Society
  • New York Academy of Dentistry
    • Chairperson Fellowship Committee, 2009-2010
    • President, 2005-2007
    • Board of Trustees Member 1993-2007
    • Senior Advisory Committee, 2001
    • Program Chairperson, 1997, 2000
    • Dinner Committee Chairperson, 1993, 1996
    • Endowment Fund Committee Member, 1998
    • Associate Fellow Committee Member, 1994, Membership Committee 1995
  • Academy of Osseointegration
  • Northeast Society of Periodontists
    • President, 2006-2008
    • Board of Trustees Member, 1994-2005
    • Program Chairperson, 2001
    • Exhibits Chairperson, 2000
    • Dinner Committee, 1999
    • Periodontal Clinical Investigations, 2000-2005
  • Columbia University School of Dental and Oral Surgery
    • Curriculum Revision Committee for Three Year Graduate Program in Periodontics, 1997
    • 1854 Society, President, 1995
    • Chairperson Capital Campaign Fund, 1996-2001
    • Advisory Council to the Dean, 1996-2002
  • Fellow American College of Dentists

 

Awards/Acknowledgments

  • 2011 – Irwin Scopp Fellowship Award for Service, Northeastern Society of Periodontists, New York Marriott Marquis
  • 2008 – Distinguished Alumnus Award in Recognition of Outstanding Contributions, Columbia School of Dental and Oral Surgery
  • 2008 – Certificate of Appreciation, Taiwan Academy of Periodontology
  • 2008 – Honred Guest, Japanese Society of Clinical Periodontists, Tokyo, Japan
  • 2007 – Professional Achievement Award, Columbia University, New York
  • 2007 – Honored Guest, Japanese Academy of Periodontolgy, Tokyo, Japan
  • 1981 – Alumni Award for Excellence in Preventive Dentistry, Columbia University, New York
  • 1977 – Outstanding Graduate Award, Lehman College, New York

 

Lectures/Courses/Meetings

  • 2008 – Keynote Speaker 10th Anniversary University of Pisa Periodontal Graduate Program, Pisa Italy
  • 2008 – Bisphosphonates, Fact and Fiction Five Years Later, Northeastern Society of Periodontists
  • 2007 – Gender Differences in Health and Healing and Emerging Science on Preterm Low Birth Weight, America’s Health Insurance Plans, Washington, D.C.
  • 2007 – Gender Differences in Health and Healing and Emerging Science on Preterm Low Birth Weight, American Association of Dental Consultants
  • 2005 – Periodontal Disease and Low Birth Weight, Northeastern Society of Periodontists, Hygiene Symposium
  • 2004 – Pre-Term Low Birth Weight and periodontal Disease, Greater New York Dental Meeting
  • 2004 – Osteoporosis, Implants and Bone Healing, AAP Annual Meeting
  • 2003 – Osteoporosis, Implants and Bone Healing, Northeastern Society of Periodontists
  • 2002 – Gender Differences in Oral Health, stony Brook Post-Graduate Program in Periodontics
  • 2002 – Gender Differences in Immune Response, healing and Implant Outcomes, Dutch Society of Periodontists, Muntendam, Holland
  • 2002 – Gender Differences in Immune Response, Northeastern Society of Periodontists
  • 2002 – Gender Differences in Oral Health, North Shore/Long Island Jewish Hospital Grand Rounds
  • 2001 – Gender Differences in Oral Disease, Park Avenue Periodontist Study Group, New York, New York
  • 2001 – Women and Periodontal Disease, New York Academy of Dentistry, New York, New York
  • 2001 – Gender Differences in Oral Disease, Progression and Healing, Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontists, New York, New York
  • 2000 – Women and Periodontal Disease, St. Charles Hospital, Port Jefferson, New York
  • 2000 – Pregnancy, Pre-term Low Birth Weight and Periodontal Disease, AAP, Hawaii
  • 2000 – Gender Differences in Oral Health, Columbia School of Dental and Oral Surgery Advisory Council, New York, New York
  • 2000 – The Partnership for Women’s Health, HERSA Primary Health Care Conference, Washington, DC
  • 2000 – Gender Differences in Oral Health, GNYAD Annual Meeting, New York, New York
  • 2000 – Women and Periodontal Disease, Dutch Society of Periodontists, Muntendam, Holland
  • 1999 – Gender Differences in Oral Health, AAP, San Antonio, Texas
  • 1999 – Gender Differences in Oral Health, Long Island College Hospital Residency Program, New York, New York
  • 1998 – Women’s Dental and Oral Health, The Bergen County Dental Society’s Continuing Education Program for Members and Staff co-sponsored by Columbia University and Englewood Hospital, New Jersey
  • 1998 – Women’s Oral Health Issues, Les Journees Dentairs du Quebec, Congres Annual de L’Ordre des Dentists du Quebec, Canada
  • 1998 – Partnership for Women’s Health At Columbia University, American Association of Dental Schools international Women’s Leadership Conference, Cannes, France
  • 1998 – The Role of IL-1B in Periondontal Disease and Osteoporosis, American Association of Dental Schools international Women’s Leadership Conference, Cannes, France
  • 1997 – Women and Periodontal Disease, University of Barcelona, Spain
  • 1997 – Women and Periodontal Disease, AHEC Health Education Center, North Carolina
  • 1996 – Women and Periodontal Disease, AAP, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • 1995 – Women and Periodontal Disease, AAP, New York, New York
  • 1995 – Women and Periodontal Disease, Northeastern Society of Periodontists, New York, New York 1994 – Implants and Guided Tissue Regeneration, Northeastern Society of Periodontists, New York, New York
  • 1994 – Guided Tissue Integration, New York University, New York, New York
  • 1994 – Periodontal Strategies for Your Office, ADA Greater New York Meeting, New York, New York
  • 1993 – Periodontal Maintenance Care, AAP Practice Management Conference, Boston, Massachusetts
  • 1993 – Guided Tissue Regeneration, Columbia University Dental School, Mt. Sinai Hospital, New York New York; New York Academy of General Dentists, New York, New York
  • 1993 – Crown Lengthening Procedures, Columbia University Dental School New York, New York
  • 1993 – Periodontal Regenerative Procedures, Columbia University Dental School New York, New York
  • 1984 – Periodontal Probing: Understanding it Value in Assessing Periodontal Disease, ADA Greater New York Meeting, Table Clinic, New York, New York
  • 1983 – Givgivectomy – Gingivoplasty, Columbia University Dental School, New York, New York
  • 1980 – Radiographic Interpretations of Normal Anatomy, Columbia University Dental School, New York, New York

 

Media

1987-1989 Media Spokesperson for the Listerine Company
Media tour throughout the United States. Conducted over 100 TV,  radio and print interviews

Hobbies

Oil Painting, Gourmet Cooking (Catch up with Dr. Karabin on her blog, Sunday Is My Happy Day), and Dancing

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