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University of Colorado Denver

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine
 

Fernando Astorga

Director of Lifelong Learning and Continuing Dental Education


Dr. Fernando Astorga

​Department of Restorative Dentistry
Mail Stop F845
13065 E 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: 303-724-8168
Fax: 303-724-7079
Email: fernando.astorga@ucdenver.edu

 

Education:

    • Certificate in Operative Dentistry, Univeristy of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
    • Masters in Science in Operative Dentistry, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
    • Implant Preceptor, University of Texas - Houston
    • Advanced Education in General Dentistry, Universidad Santa Maria, Venezuela
    • DDS, Universidad Central de Venezuela

Honors and Awards:

    • Recognition by the Undergraduate Pre-Health Program Mentor. Denver, CO. July 2015
    • Recognition by the Pre-Collegiate Health Careers Program. Denver, CO. July 2015

    • Recognition by the Undergraduate Pre-Health Program Mentor. Denver, CO. July 2014

    • Recognition by the Pre-Collegiate Health Careers Program. Denver, CO. July 2014

    • Recipient of the DFNC Academic Fellowship in 2012

    • Graduating Class Named in Honor of Dr. Fernando Astorga, Universidad Santa Maria, Caracas, Venezuela

Department Affiliations:

Restorative Dentistry

Research Interest:

    • Bonding Agents
    • Dental Erosion
    • Cariology

Recent Publications:

    • "Visual-Tactile vs. Radiographic Caries Detection in Caries-Active Adults". Journal of Public Health Dentistry. Vol 73, Issue 3 pages 252–260, Summer 2013.
    • "Antibacterial effects of ozone on Streptococcus mutans”. Abstract published by the AADR during the 2014 annual meeting. 
    • "Shear Bond Strengths using a new adhesive system in multiple modes". Abstract published by the IADR during the 2013 annual meeting.

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