Mark S. Wolff is Professor and Chair of the Department of Cariology and Comprehensive Care at the NY University College of Dentistry. Dr. Wolff holds a DDS degree, a PhD in Oral Biology and Pathology, and a general practice residency certificate, all from Stony Brook University. He also completed an externship in periodontics at the Veterans Administration Medical Center in Northport, New York. Prior to joining NYU, Dr. Wolff implemented major educational and patient care innovations during 24 years as a faculty member and administrator at Stony Brook, including a first-year operative dentistry curriculum, a senior general practice training program, and a joint PhD/postdoctoral certificate program combining clinical and didactic training in general dentistry and diagnostic science. Dr. Wolff's appointments at Stony Brook included Professor of General Dentistry and of Oral Biology and Pathology; Director of Operative Dentistry; and Associate Dean for Information Technology and Special Projects.