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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

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

Phone: 303-724-8168
Fax: 303-724-7079


    • 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:

    • 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.