Jeffrey A. Platt, DDS, MS

Jeffrey A. Platt, DDS, MS
Jeffrey A. Platt, DDS, MS

Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Biomedical and Applied Sciences
Ralph W. Phillips Scholar in Dental Materials

Contact Info

Phone  (317) 274-7229
Fax       (317) 278-7462

Office Address

Indiana University School of Dentistry
1121 West Michigan Street, Rm 118
Indianapolis, IN 46202


Yassen GH, Vail MM, Chu TM, Platt JA. The effect of medicaments used in endodontic regeneration on root fracture and microhardness of radicular dentin. International Endodontic Journal  In press.

Yassen GH, Chu TM, Platt JA. The effect of medicaments used in pulp regeneration technique on chemical structure of human immature radicular dentin: an in vitro study. Journal of Endodontics  In press. 

Yassen GH, Platt JA. The effect of non-setting calcium hydroxide on root fracture and mechanical properties of radicular dentine: A systematic review of literature. International Endodontic Journal Online: 2012 Aug 9.doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2591.2012.02121.x.[Epub ahead of print].

Borges G, Faria J, Agarwal P, Spohr AM, Platt J, Correr-Sobrinho L. In vitro marginal fit of three all-ceramic crown systems before and after cementation. Operative Dentistry  In Press.

Cho SD, Rajitrangson P, Matis BA, Platt JA.  Effect of Er,Cr:YSGG laser, air abrasion and silane application on repaired shear bond strength of composites. Operative Dentistry 2012 Nov 6. [Epub ahead of print]

Palasuk J, Platt J, Cho S, Levon J, Brown D, Hovijitra S.  Effect of surface treatments on microtensile bond strength of repaired aged silorane resin composite.  Operative Dentistry Online: 2012 July25 [Epub ahead of print] 

Valentino T, Borges G, Borges L, Platt J, Correr-Sobrinho L. Influence of glazed zirconia on dual-cure luting agent bond strength. Operative Dentistry 2012;37(2):181-7; 2011 Dec 14.[Epub ahead of print]

Estafanous EW, Palenik CJ, Platt JA. Disinfection of bacterially contaminated hydrophilic PVS impression materials. Journal of Prosthodontics 2012;21(1):16-21. Epub 2011 Oct 31 

Yassen GH, Platt JA, Hara A.  Bovine teeth as substitute for human teeth in dental research: a review of literature.  Journal of Oral Science 2011;53(3):273-282.

Zhu S, Platt J. Curing efficiency of three different curing modes at different distances for four composites. Operative Dentistry 2011;36(4):362-71. Epub 2011 Aug 11. 

Elsahn N, Elkassas D, El-Damanhoury H, Fahmy O, Gomaa H, Platt J. Effect of C-factor on microtensile bond strengths of low-shrinkage composites. Operative Dentistry 2011; 36(3): 281-292. Jul 8 [Epub ahead of print]

Iwasa M, Tsubota K, Kawamoto R, Ando S, Miyazaki M, Platt JA. pH changes of single step self-etch adhesives mixed with powdered dentin. Journal of Adhesive Dentistry 2011; 13(3):207-212.

Shibuya-Chiba Y, Iwasa M, Tsubota K, Miyazaki M, Hirose H, Platt JA. Influence of storage conditions of adhesive vials on dentin bond strength. Operative Dentistry 2010;35(5):508-514. Data

Tuceryan M, Blitzer HL, Li F, Parks ET, Platt JA. Forensic bite mark identification using image processing methods. Journal of Forensic Sciences 2011 Jan;56 Suppl 1:S83-9. doi: 10.1111/j.1556-4029.2010.01571.x. [Epub ahead of print 2010 Sep 30]

Tsuchiya H, Tsubota K, Iwasa M, Ando S, Miyazaki M, Platt JA. Influence of adhesive application time on enamel bond strength of single-step self-etch adhesive systems. Operative Dentistry 2010;35(1):77-83.

Research Interest
Primary interests are adhesive dentistry, development of polymer materials for the treatment of early caries lesions, and the biological impact of these materials.


BA, Indiana University - Bloomington; Doctor of Dental Surgery, Indiana University - IUPUI; MS in Dental Materials, Indiana University School of Dentistry; 4 years in the US Navy Dental Core and 12 years of Private Practice Experience