Ana Maria Spohr

Schools: School of Health and Life Sciences
Graduate Programs: Dentistry Graduate Program

Introduction

Graduated in Dentistry at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (1995), Master's Degree in Operative Dentistry at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (1998) and PhD in Dental Materials at State University of Campinas (2001). Post-doctoral in Biomaterials at Indiana University, USA.Full Professor at Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, working with undergraduate and postgraduate students. Responsible for the Dental Materials disciplines at PUCRS Dental School. Responsible for the Dental Materials Laboratory of the School of Health Sciences - Dentistry Course.The main researches are related with the following topics: polymers, adhesives, ceramics and cements.

Areas of interest

Themes

Concentration Areas and Lines Research

Biology and Orofacial Rehabilitation

- Dental materials, biomaterials and tissue engineering

Ontological Clinic

- Restorative Dentistry: Dentistry, Dental Prosthesis and Implantodontics

Restorative Dentistry

- Adhesive systems

Restorative Dentistry

- Restorative technologies and techniques

Research Structures

Research Group

- Research Group on Dental Materials

Research Laboratories

- Laboratory of Dental Materials