Associate Professor, Director, Nicotine Program, Department of Oral Biology
Indiana University School of Dentistry, USA
Laura Romito, DDS, MS, is Associate Professor of Oral Biology at Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD). Dr. Romito graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. degree in Food Science & Nutrition, and a Doctor of Dental Surgery degree. She completed a general practice residency at the University of Nebraska and operated a private general dentistry practice full time prior to entering academe. Dr. Romito is a Tobacco Cessation Treatment Specialist (CTTS) and is Director of the Nicotine Dependence Program at IUSD. She is a member of The American Dental Association, the American Dental Education Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Romito teaches several didactic and clinical courses for dental and dental hygiene students including biomedical sciences, nutrition, tobacco dependence education, restorative and clinical dentistry. She has presented courses in local, national and international settings. Dr. Romito’ s research has been disseminated through numerous presentations, abstracts and publications in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
Tobacco / nicotine addiction; nutrition and oral health; and dental education