Myung (Brian) Chang, DDS

216.445.8236

Myung (Brian) Chang, DDS

Appointed: 2012

Myung (Brian) Chang, DDS
Department: Dentistry
Location: Cleveland Clinic Main Campus
Mail Code A71
9500 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44195
WorkAppointment:216.445.8236
WorkFax:216.445.8570
Surgeon:
No
Treats:
Adults Only

Biographical Sketch

Dr. Myung (Brian) Chang is a board-certified prosthodontist and the Section Head of Maxillofacial Prosthodontics.

Before coming to Cleveland Clinic, Dr. Chang taught as a director of the Pre-doctoral Prosthodontics and participated in Faculty Group Practice at Harvard University School of Dental Medicine (2006-2012).
He was tenured and served as Dr. Merritt C. Pederson Endowed Chair Professor and a director of the Implant Program at University of Nebraska Medical Center(2000-2006).

Dr. Chang has been serving as a test constructor on the National Dental Board Examination and a reviewer board of peer review journals. He has made major contribution in research in the areas of maxillofacial prosthodontics, dental implant, materials and dental education.

Dr. Chang has received numerous awards during his academic career including the Claude B. Baker Faculty Award from the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics and the Distinguished Faculty Award from the Harvard School of Dental medicine. He has published scientific journal articles and lectured worldwide.

Professional Highlights

  • Senior Tutor for the Cannon Society in Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • Director for Pre-doctoral Prosthodontics, Harvard School of Dental Medicine
  • Director of Implant Program at University of Nebraska School of Dentistry
  • Dr. Merritt C. Pederson Endowed Chair Professor in University of Nebraska
  • Test constructor on the National Dental Board Examination
  • Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics
  • Fellow, American College of Prosthodontists
  • Fellow, American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics

Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - Columbia University Medical Center
Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
New York City, NY USA
1998
Residency - Northwestern University
Chicago, IL USA
1996
Medical School - University of Southern California
Los Angeles, CA USA
1993

Certifications

  • American Board of Prosthodontics- Prosthodontics

Specialty Interests

Prosthetic reconstruction for head and neck cancer patients, removable denture prosthesis, oral rehabilitation with dental implants, esthetic ceramic restorations

Awards & Honors

  • Dr. Merritt C. Pederson Endowed Chair Professor (2004-2006)
  • Four-year Teaching Award, National Dental Honorary Society (OKU) (2004 & 2006)
  • Claude B. Baker Faculty Award, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics (2005)
  • Faculty Recognition Awards , University of Nebraska (2001-2006)
  • Outstanding Faculty Awards, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (2007-2012)
  • Distinguished Faculty Award, Harvard School of Dental Medicine ( 2012)
  • Dedicated Research Mentor Award, Harvard School of Dental medicine (2012)

Additional Training

Residency – Northwestern University
Prosthodontics (1996)
Chicago, IL USA

Fellowship – Columbia University Medical Center
Maxillofacial Prosthodontics (1998)
New York, NY USA

Medical School
University of Southern California (D.D.S.) (1993)
Los Angeles, CA USA

Seoul National University (D.D.S.) (1989)
Seoul, Korea

Memberships

  • Fellow, American College of Prosthodontists
  • Fellow, American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics

Treatment & Services

  • Dental Bridges
  • Dental Implant Restoration
  • Dental Management of Head and Neck Radiation
  • Dentures
  • Management of Cleft Lip/Palate
  • Medically Compromised Patients

Industry Relationships

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As of 2/28/2014, Dr. Chang has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by the Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about the Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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Languages Spoken

  • English
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