Evanthia Lalla, DDS, MS

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Dentistry
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Overview

Dr. Lalla received dental degrees from the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece and from Columbia University in New York City, and a Masters in Periodontics from Columbia University. Upon completion of her specialty training in Periodontics, she joined the full time faculty at Columbia. She received University Tenure and is currently a Professor of Dental Medicine and the Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.

Her research has primarily focused on the field of periodontal infections and their link with diabetes mellitus and atherosclerosis, and has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, as well as industry and foundations. She is the recipient of prestigious awards, including the Antony A. Rizzo Young Investigator Award from the International Association for Dental Research and the World Periodontal Research Award from the Sunstar Foundation for Oral Health Promotion. Dr. Lalla is the immediate past president of the Periodontal Research Group of the International Association for Dental Research. She has published several articles in high impact medical and dental journals and has lectured extensively in the United States and internationally.

Dr. Lalla provides services in all areas of periodontal and implant therapy.

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

  • Dental Implant Surgery
  • Periodontics

Academic Appointments

  • Professor of Dental Medicine (Periodontics)

Administrative Titles

  • Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Development

Gender

  • Female

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Location(s)

1244 Amsterdam Avenue
New York, NY 10027
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Insurance Accepted

Consumer Health Network (CHN)

  • Consumer Health Network (CHN)

DentaQuest

  • DentaQuest

Devon Health Services

  • Devon Health Services-PPO

Elderplan

  • Medicare Managed Care

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Research

Grants

ORAL IMMUNE ACTIVATION AND ALVEOLAR BONE LOSS IN HIV-INFECTED POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN
Federal Gov
2017-2022

SECONDARY ANALYSIS OF EHR DATA TO ENHANCE CARE OF DENTAL PATIENTS WITH DIABETES
Federal Gov
2015-2017

REFRAMING THE ACADEMIC MEDICAL CENTER THROUGH INTERPROFESSIONAL EFFECTIVENESS: TOWARD JUSTICE, SAFETY, AND KINDNESS
Private
2011-2015

PILOT STUDY: DIAGNOSING UNDIAGNOSED DIABETES IN DENTAL OFFICES
Private
2008-2014

INTEGRATING DIABETES SCREENING IN DENTAL CARE SETTINGS
Private
2010-2012

PERIODONTITIS, ATHEROSCLEROSIS AND THE HOST RESPONSE
Federal Gov
2003-2010

DIABETES MELLITUS, PERIODONTAL DISEASE, CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS
Federal Gov
2002-2008