Joseph M. McManus Jr., DMD

Expertise in: 
Pediatric Dentistry, Dentistry
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Overview

Areas of Expertise / Conditions Treated

Pediatric Dentistry, Dentistry

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Dental Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Program Director, Community DentCare

Dr. Joseph McManus received his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and a certificate in pediatric dentistry from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. He also received a certificate in pediatric dentistry  from the Division of Advanced Dental Education at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. In addtion to his clinical training he has earned a Master of Science degree in Management from New York University, a Master of Health Administration from Western Connecticut State University, a Master of Business Administration from Sacred Heart University, and a Master of Science degree in Higher Education from Drexel University.

He has practiced pediatric dentistry for over 25 years and has served on the faculty of Columbia University College of Dental Medicine where he has held positions of Associate Professor, Associate Dean, and the Executive Director of the Faculty practices at the College. Dr. McManus' most recent position was as the Senior Vice-President of the Division of Dental Practice/Professional Affairs at the American Dental Association in Chicago, IL. He now serves as an Associate Professor of Dental Medicine, the Executive Director of Community DentCare, and as the course director of practice management at the College of Dental Medicine.

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia
  • NewYork-Presbyterian/Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital

Gender

  • Male

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • DMD, Dentistry, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine
  • Residency: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

Honors & Awards

Omicron Kappa Upsilon

Teacher of the year award at the College of Dental Medicine 2010

Edward B. Shils Award 2015

Research

Selected Publications

McManus, Joseph, Monagem, Sara, Dincer, Elvir. Mobile Mission.
New York State Dental Journal; February 1992. Vol. 58, No. 2.

McManus, Joseph, Davis, Martin, Albert, David. Accessible Dental Care for Children. New York State Dental Journal; March 1999. Vol. 65, No. 3.

Albert, A, Findley, S, Mitchell, D, Park, K, McManus, J. Dental Caries Among 3-4 Year-Old Children in Northern Manhattan. Pediatric Dentistry-24: 3, 2002.

McManus, Joseph, Davis, Martin. Root Fracture. New York State Dental Journal;
March 2005. Vol. 71, No. 2

Albert, A, McManus, J, Mitchell, D. Models for Delivering School-Based Dental Care.  Journal of School Health; May 2005. Vol. 75, No. 5

McManus, Joseph, The Practice Management Curriculum in New York State
Dental Schools.  New York State Dental Journal; June/July 2013. Vol. 79, No. 4

Abstracts:

Albert D, McManus J, Mitchell-Lewis D. School Based Oral Health Care: Diverse Approaches in Two Communities, The Children’s Aid Society Programs.

McManus J, Albert D et al. The Prevalence of Dental Caries in Children in Head Start/Day Care in Northern Manhattan. Presented at the American Association of Dental Schools Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., March, 2000

Albert D, McManus, J et al. Dental Caries in 3-4 year olds in Northern Manhattan.
Presented at the Surgeon General’s Conference on Oral Health, Washington, D.C. June 2000

Monographs

Dental Sealants (July 2014)
This clinical practice update is based on a review of the current literature.  It was prepared by David A. Albert, DDS, MPH and Joseph M. McManus, DMD, MS, MHA, MBA, MS, FACD, of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.

Update in Pediatric Dentistry (April 2014)
This clinical practice update is based on a review of the current literature and was prepared by David A. Albert, DDS, MPH and Joseph M. McManus, AB, DMD, MS, MHA, MBA, FACD, of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.

Fluorides in Dentistry (October 2013)
The clinical practice monograph was prepared by David Albert, DDS, MPH, Joseph McManus, DMD, MS, MHA, MBA, MS, FACD and Angela Ward, RDH, MA, in the Division of Community Health at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.

Systemic Conditions and Periodontal Disease (May 2013)
This clinical practice update is based on a review of the current literature and was prepared by David A. Albert, DDS, MPH, Joseph McManus, DMD, MS, MHA, MBA, FACD, Panos N. Papapanou, DDS, PhD, and Angela Ward, RDH, MA, of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.  We would like to acknowledge the assistance of Sharifa Z. Barracks, a Doctoral student in the Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health.


Cariology Update for the Dental Practitioner (January 2013)
This clinical practice update is based on a review of the current literature and was prepared by David A. Albert, DDS, MPH, Burton L. Edelstein, DDS, MPH,
Joseph M. McManus, DMD, MS, MHA, MBA, FACD, and Angela Ward RDH, MA of the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.

Radiology Update for the Dental Practitioner (January 2013)
This clinical practice update is based on a review of the current literature and was prepared by David A. Albert, DDS, MPH and Joseph McManus, DMD, MS, MHA, MBA, FACD, at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine.