Bruno Cavalcanti

Clinical Associate Professor of Dentistry, Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences and Endodontics, School of Dentistry


:Cariology, Restorative Sciences & Endodontics


DENT Cario, Rest Sci & Endodontics
1011 N. University Ave
Ann Arbor MI 48109-1078




Bruno Cavalcanti obtained his DDS (1998) and Masters in Dentistry (2001) from the Sao Paulo State University (Unesp), PhD in Endodontics from the University of Sao Paulo (2004) and Certification in Endodontics from the National Council of Dentistry (2012). Dr. Cavalcanti started teaching as a part-time faculty in 2001 while also maintaining his private practices in Sao Paulo and Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil. In 2009, he completed his postdoctoral training at the University of Michigan under supervision of Dr. Jacques Nor. He became a full-time faculty in 2012 at his alma mater and continued teaching at the University of Michigan (2015-2016), University of Iowa (2017-2020) and returning to the University of Michigan (2020). Dr. Cavalcanti has long-term teaching experience in both Comprehensive Care and Endodontics, on both undergraduate and graduate levels. His research comprehends various aspects of Pulp Biology, from biocompatibility of dental materials to tissue engineering, being funded by research foundations in Brazil and in the USA. He also has papers in aspects of the Endodontics practice. He is engaged to service, having served in numerous committees in the institutions where he has been a faculty. Currently, he is a member of the Research and Scientific Affairs Committee of the American Association of Endodontics (AAE), member of the Constitution Committee of the American Association for Dental Research (AADR) and chair of the Awards Review Committee of the International Association of Dental Research (IADR). He is also the elected Vice-President for the Pulp Biology and Regeneration Group of the IADR and serves as reviewer for a number of important dental and Endodontics journals, being also member of the Editorial Board of the Clinical Oral Investigations and Journal of Dental Research, as well as Associate Editor – Endodontics for the Brazilian Dental Science and Frontiers in Dentistry.