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Sung-Kiang Chuang, MD, DMD

  • Phone: 617-726-2740
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Clinical Interests
Dental implants
Third molar management
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Medical Education
DMD, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
MD, Mount Sinai School of Medicine
Residency, Mount Sinai Hospital
Foreign Languages
Patient Age Group
Accepting New Patients
Accepting New Patients


Dr. Sung-Kiang Chuang was born in Taipei, Taiwan. He obtained his early education in Singapore and graduated magna cum laude from New York University with a BA in mathematics in 1986, then obtained an MS in statistics and operations research from New York University in 1987. He attended Harvard School of Dental Medicine, where he received his DMD in 1992. Simultaneously, Dr. Chuang obtained his MPH from the Harvard School of Public Health. He also obtained his MD from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1995, completed his advanced training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York in 1998, and in 2002 obtained a MSc in epidemiology and a DMSc in oral epidemiology and biostatistics from the Harvard School of Public Health and the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, respectively. He completed advanced training in dental public health at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and the Harvard School of Public Health in 2002. He completed the fellowship in clinical investigation sponsored by the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Foundation and Massachusetts General Hospital in 2004.

Dr. Chuang is assistant professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and director of pre-doctoral OMS. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Chuang is Research Editor of the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and epidemiology and statistical editor of the Journal of Evidence-Based Dental Practice.  He has published more than 45 peer-reviewed papers and textbook chapters.  He is a faculty member of the Center for Applied Clinical Investigation at Mass General.

Dr. Chuang is particularly well known for his innovative applied analytical methods and his interests focusing on clinical research and outcomes in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery.


View my most recent publications at PubMed

Granato R, Marin C, Gil JN, Chuang SK, Dodson TB, Suzuki M, Coelho PG. Thin Bioactive Ceramic-Coated Alumina-Blasted/Acid-Etched Implant Surface Enhances Biomechanical Fixation of Implants: An Experimental Study in Dogs. Clin Implant Dent Relat Res. 2009 Aug 3. [Epub ahead of print]

Chuang SK. Meloxicam and tenoxicam exhibited a similar and well-tolerated efficacy for analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects.J Evid Based Dent Pract. 2008 Dec;8(4):244-5.

Chuang SK, Perrott DH, Susarla SM, Dodson TB. Risk factors for inflammatory complications following third molar surgery in adults. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008 Nov;66(11):2213-8.

Lee JS, Gonzalez ML, Chuang SK, Perrott DH. Comparison of methohexital and propofol use in ambulatory procedures in oral and maxillofacial surgery. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008 Oct;66(10):1996-2003.

Markiewicz MR, Marincola M, Tovar LA, Margarone JE 3rd, Garlapo DA, Chuang SK. Building on the proceedings of the McGill conference: implant-retained overdentures in an area of South America. Implant Dent. 2008 Sep;17(3):288-98.

Urdaneta RA, Marincola M, Weed M, Chuang SK. A screwless and cementless technique for the restoration of single-tooth implants: a retrospective cohort study. J Prosthodont. 2008 Oct;17(7):562-71.Dodson TB, Chuang SK. Frequency estimates of BRON--is it really zero? J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008 Jul;66(7):1558; author reply 1558-9.

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