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Sudarat Kiat-amnuay, DDS, MS

Dr. Sudarat Kiat-amnuay, DDS, MS
  • Title: Director, Advanced Education in General Dentistry; Professor
  • Office: UTPB-310, SOD-5418
  • Phone: 713-500-7174, 713-486-4194
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Department: UT Dentists
  • Administrative Area(s): Advanced Education in General Dentistry, General Practice and Dental Public Health
  • Education:

    DDS | Khon Kaen University Faculty of Dentistry, Thailand, 1994
    MS, Oral Biology | University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, KY, 1999
    Certificate, Prosthodontics | University of Louisville School of Dentistry, 1999
    Certificate, Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Oncologic Dentistry | UT M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 2000
    Certificate, Advanced Education in General Dentistry | UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston, 2012

Sudarat Kiat-amnuay, DDS, MS, FACP, FAAMP, BCCA, FAADOCR holds academic appointments as a tenured professor and director of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Residency Program. She is a diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and the American Board of Clinical Anaplastology. She is currently a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists, the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, International College of Dentists, the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) Leadership Institute, and American Association for Dental, Oral and Craniofacial Research.

The recipient of more than 50 teaching and research awards, Dr. Kiat-amnuay has published  80 abstracts and 48 peer-reviewed journal articles, and contributed to multiple book chapters. She has presented/co-presented over 200 presentations locally, nationally and internationally.  She is a principal investigator of 16 funded projects, a co-principal investigator of four others, including one funded by the National Institutes of Health (5-year U01 grant, randomized controlled phase III clinical trial) and one funded by the Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration (5-year HRSA residency training grant), She is a primary mentor for another 2-year HRSA faculty training grant.

Dr. Kiat-amnuay is actively engaged in clinical practice, clinical teaching, and administering a residency program. Additionally, she conducts research in the fields of maxillofacial prosthetics, prosthodontics, implant dentistry and dental biomaterials. She is a reviewer/editorial board member for several journals, including Nature Publishing Group, and is currently a member of 20 dental and medical professional organizations. She has been with UTHealth School of Dentistry at Houston since 2001.

Clinical Interests

Complex prosthodontics and implant dentistry, full-mouth rehabilitation, cosmetic and restorative dentistry, smile design and makeover, veneers, digital denture and obturator (denture for resected jaw), dental oncology, prosthetic rehabilitation of gunshot wounds, complex rehabilitation of genetic disorder children and adults (such as amelogenesis imperfecta, ectodermal dysplasia), etc.

She recently completed one of the world's largest full-mouth implant rehabilitation cases, involving 21 implants.