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Dr. Achint Utreja

Assistant Professor
Department of Orthodontics & Oral Facial Genetics
Indiana University School of Dentistry
United States of America

Dr. Achint Utreja

Biography

Dr. Achint Utreja joined the department in 2014. He earned his Bachelor of Dental Surgery degree from India. After graduating from dental school, he was a general dentistry resident at the Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (PGIMER) in Chandigarh, India for two years. He then obtained a master's degree in Oral Sciences from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry. Following this, he worked for one year as a Research Specialist at the UIC College of Dentistry and then joined the Ph.D. in Biomedical Science program at the University of Connecticut (UConn) Health Center. He earned his doctorate and completed the Orthodontics Residency program at UConn in 2014.

Research Interest

Orthodontic Tooth Movement Temporomandibular Joint development and function during health and disease

Publications

  • Moin S, Kalajzic Z, Utreja A, Nihara J, Wadhwa S, Uribe F et al. (2014). Osteocyte death during orthodontic tooth movement in mice. The Angle orthodontist 84(6):1086-1092.

  • Murphy CA, Chandhoke T, Kalajzic Z, Flynn R, Utreja A, Wadhwa S et al. (2014). Effect of corticision and different force magnitudes on orthodontic tooth movement in a rat model. American journal of orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics : official publication of the American Association of Orthodontists, its constituent societies, and the American Board of Orthodontics 146(1):55-66.

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