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Richard A. Kraut, DDS

Chair, Department of Dentistry, Montefiore Medical Center

Director, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery , Department of Dentistry, Montefiore Medical Center

Professor, Department of Dentistry, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Associate Professor, Department of Otorhinolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Dr. Kraut’s major clinical and research interests lie in the reconstruction of the upper jaw and face, a process known as maxillofacial reconstruction. He has participated in national studies on bone morphogenic protein, using this protein to generate bone in severe cases. He studies endosteal implants and uses them for jaw reconstruction. He also performs jaw resection and reconstruction employing bone harvested from the patient, as well as generated through modern regenerative techniques. As director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, Dr. Kraut serves as a tertiary referral point for patients with major, non-cancerous disorders of the jaw.

Areas of Expertise

  • Dentistry
  • Maxillofacial reconstruction
  • Non-cancerous disorders of the jaw