Richard Yoon, DDS

Specialties:
Dentistry, Pediatric Dentistry
Treats Children
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Overview

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Dental Medicine at CUMC

Administrative Titles

  • Program Director, Postdoctoral Residency Training in Pediatric Dentistry
  • Vice Chair, Section of Growth and Development

Hospital Affiliations

  • NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital
  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Columbia University Irving Medical Center

Gender

  • Male

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Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • Columbia Employee Dental Plan

DentaQuest

  • DentaQuest

Healthplex

  • Columbia Employee Dental Plan

Medicare

  • Traditional Medicare

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia Employee Dental Plan

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Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

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

Committees, Societies, Councils

Committee on Appointments and Promotions

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 (2006)
  • Biotene Award for Excellence in Hospital Dentistry, Special Care Dentistry (1999) Yale-New Haven/ Yale School of Medicine
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon (1998) College of Dental Medicine
  • Behavioral Science Departmental Award
  • Alumni Merit Scholar (1994) Columbia University

Research

Grants

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING IN GENERAL, PEDIATRICS AND PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY AND DENTAL HYGIENE (2010-21), FEDERAL GOV

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT IN GENERAL, PEDIATRIC & PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY & DENTAL HYGIENE (2012-18), FEDERAL GOV

FACULTY DEVELOPMENT IN GENERAL, PEDIATRIC & PUBLIC HEALTH DENTISTRY & DENTAL HYGIENE (2012-17), FEDERAL GOV

BIO-BEHAVIORAL CHRONIC DISEASES MANAGEMENT BY FAMILIES OF YOUNG MINORITY CHILDREN (2009-12), FEDERAL GOV

BOOKS FOR BOTTLES (2007-08), ADA FOUNDATION

EVALUATION OF SEVERE EARLY CHILDHOOD CARIES SCREENING METHODS (2006-08), NORTHEAST CENTER FOR RESEARCH TO EVALUATE AND ELIMINATE DENTAL DISPARITIES (NECREEDD)

TEAM-BUILDING FOR ECC PREVENTION (2006-07), ADA FOUNDATION

LEADERSHIP TRAINING IN PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY (2005-13), FEDERAL GOV

Selected Publications

Oral Manifestations of COVID-2019-related Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children: A Review of 47 Pediatric Patients. J Am Dent Assoc 2021;152(3):202-208.

Medicaid Dental Provider Enrollment Processes: National Assessment and Policy Recommendations. Pediatr Dent 2020;42(6):441-447.

Cost-benefit Analysis of the Age One Dental Visit for the Privately Insured. Pediatr Dent 2015;37(4):376-380.

General Anesthetic Management of a Child Patient with Epidermolysis Bullosa. Pediatr Dent 2012;34(3):251-253.

Early Childhood Caries Screening Tools: Comparison of Four Approaches. J Am Dent Assoc 2012:143(7):756-63.

Global Health Activities