Richard K. Yoon, DDS

Board Certifications: 
Pediatric Dentistry
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Overview

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Dental Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Program Director

Hospital Affiliations

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

Gender

  • Male

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • Columbia University School of Dental & Oral Surgery
  • Residency: Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of NewYork-Presbyterian
  • Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital

Board Certifications

  • Pediatric Dentistry

Honors & Awards

  • Fellow, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Samuel Harris Fund for Children's Dental Health, American Dental Association Foundation
  • Administrative Chief Resident, Babies' Hospital/Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center
  • Biotene Award for Excellence in Hospital Dentistry, Yale-New Haven Hospital
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon, Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
  • Behavioral Science Departmental Award, Columbia University
  • Alumni Merit Scholar, Columbia University

Research

Grants

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING IN GENERAL, PEDIATRICS AND PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY AND DENTAL HYGIENE (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2010 - Jun 30 2020

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT IN GENERAL, PEDIATRIC & PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY & DENTAL HYGIENE (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2012 - Jun 30 2017

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT IN GENERAL, PEDIATRIC & PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY & DENTAL HYGIENE (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2012 - Jun 30 2017

LEADERSHIP TRAINING IN PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2005 - Jun 30 2013

LEADERSHIP TRAINING IN PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY (Federal Gov)

Sep 1 2005 - Jun 30 2013

Selected Publications

Delfiner A, Myers A*, Lumsden C, Chussid S, Yoon R. Characteristics and Associated Comorbidities of Pediatric Dental Patients Treated under General Anesthesia. J Clin Pediatr Dent 2017 Sep 22. doi: 10.17796/1053-4628-41.6.12. [Epub ahead of print].

Van Eyndhoven L, Chussid S, Yoon R*. Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices of Pediatric Dentists Regarding Speech Evaluation of Patients: Implications for Dental Education. J Dent Ed 2015;79(11):1279-1285. PMID: 26522632

Kolstad C, Zavras A, Yoon R*. Cost-benefit Analysis of the Age One Dental Visit for the Privately Insured. Pediatr Dent 2015;37(4):376-380. PMID: 26314607

Da Silva K, Yoon R*, Kunzel C. Utilization of Emergency Services for Non-Traumatic Dental Disease. J Clin Pediatr Dent 2013;38(2):107-12. PMID: 24683771

Zemnick C, Yoon R*, Chussid S, Kapoor R. Speech prosthesis in a child with ectodermal dysplasia. NY State Dent J 2013:79(2):22-26.

Chandiwal S, Yoon R*. Assessment of Infant Oral Health Education on Resident Physician Knowledge. J Dent Child 2012;79(2):49-52. PMID: 22828757

Yoon R*, Chussid S. Ocular complications following an inferior alveolar nerve block on a child patient: a case report. Pediatr Dent 2012:34(4):343-346. PMID: 23014093

Yoon R*, Ohkawa S. General anesthetic management of a child patient with epidermolysis bullosa:  a case report. Pediatr Dent 2012;34(3):251-253. PMID: 22795161

Yoon R*, Edelstein B, Smaldone A. Early Childhood Caries Screening Tools: Comparison of Four Approaches J Am Dent Assoc 2012:143(7):756-63. PMID: 22751977

Yoon R*, Best J. New Technologies in Pediatric Dentistry. Dent Clin N Am 2011;55(3):419-32, vii. PMID: 21726680

Da Silva K, Roy B, Yoon R*. Early Loss of Primary Incisors Due to a Parafunctional Tendency. NY State Dent J 2011:78(2):43-49. PMID: 22685911

Lepore L, Yoon R*, Chinn C, Chussid S. Evaluation of a Behavior Change Goal Setting Action Plan on Oral Health Activity and Status. NY State Dent J 2011:77(6):43-49. PMID: 22338818

Yang R, Chen M, Lee C, Yoon R, Lal S, Mao J. Clones of ectopic stem cells in the regeneration of muscle defects in vivo.  PLoS One. 2010 Oct 20;5(10):e13547. PMID: 20975999

Parhar G, Yoon R*, Chussid S. Maternal Child Oral Health Behaviors and Caries Experience in the Child. J Clin Pediatr Dent 2010;34(2):135-9. PMID: 20297704

Yoon R*, Chussid S. Topical Anesthesia for Rubber Dam Clamp Placement: A Comparison of Oraqix Gel versus 20% Benzocaine Gel. Pediatr Dent 2009;31(5):377-381. PMID: 19947131

Yoon R*, Chussid S, Davis M. Impacted Maxillary Anterior Supernumerary Teeth: An Investigative Survey of Forty-One Cases. NY State Dent J 2008;74(6):24-7. PMID: 19195233

Yoon R*, Chussid S, Sinnarajah N. Presenting Characteristics for the Pediatric Patient with a Hemangioma: A Case Report. Pediatr Dent 2007;29(3):239-242. PMID: 17688022

Yoon R*, Chussid S. Dental Management of a Talon Cusp on a Primary Incisor. Pediatr Dent 2007;29(1):51-55. PMID: 18041513