Professor & Senior Executive Associate Dean for Research

MEMPHIS TN 381632110
Tel: (901) 448-6202


  • Ph.D., University of Siena, Biotechnology
  • Trade/Craft Cert., University of Illinois at Chicago, Pediatric Dentistry
  • M.S., University of Illinois at Chicago, Dentistry
  • D.D.S., Autonomus University of Santo Domingo, Dentistry


  1. Murray PE, Garcia-Godoy F. The outlook for implants and endodontics: A review of the tissue engineering strategies to create replacement teeth for patients..
  2. Okte Z, Villalta P, Garcia-Godoy F, Lu H, Powers JM. Surface hardness of resin composites after staining and bleaching. Oper Dent 2006;31:623-628..
  3. Krämer N, Kunzelmann K-H, Taschner M, Mehl A, Garcia-Godoy F, Frankenberger R. Antagonist enamel wears more than ceramic inlays. J Dent Res 2006;85:1097-1100..
  4. Villalta P, Lu H, Okte Z, Garcia-Godoy F, Powers JM.. Effects of staining and bleaching on color change of dental composite resins..
  5. Krämer N, García-Godoy F, C Reinelt, Frankenberger R.. Clinical performance of posterior compomer restorations over 4 years. Am J Dent 2006;19(1):61-66..
  6. Toledano M, Osorio R, Osorio E, Aguilera FS, Romeo A, Higuera B, García-Godoy, F. Sorption and solubility testing of orthodontic bonding cements in different solutions. J Biomed Mater Res Part B: Applied Biomater 2006; 77B(2): 251-256..
  7. Puppin-Rontani RM, Baglioni-Gouvêa ME, de Góes MF, Garcia-Godoy F. Compomer as a pit and fissure sealant. Effectiveness and retention after 24 months. J Dent Child 2006;73:31-36..
  8. Casagrande L, de Hipólito V, De Góes MF, Barata, JS, Araujo FB, Garcia-Godoy F. Bond strength and failure patterns of adhesive restorations in primary teeth aged in the oral environment. Am J Dent 2006;19:279-282..
  9. Puppin-Rontani RM, de Góes MF, Voelske CE, Garcia-Godoy F. Clinical performance and SEM evaluation composite restorations in primary teeth. Am J Dent 2006;19:255-261..
  10. Abdalla AI, Garcia-Godoy F. Clinical evaluation of self-etch adhesives in Class V non-carious lesions. Am J Dent 2006;19:289-292..
  11. Lu H, Lee Y-K, Villalta P, Powers JM, Garcia-Godoy F.. Influence of the amount of UV component in daylight simulator on the color of dental composite resins. J Prosthet Dent 2006;96:322-327..
  12. Radovic I, Vulicevic ZR, Garcia-Godoy F. Morphological evaluation of 2- and 1-step self-etching systems interfaces with dentin. Oper Dent 2006;31:710-718..
  13. Pashley DH, Tay FR, Carvalho RM, Rueggeberg FA, Agee KA, Carrilho M, Donnely A, Garcia-Godoy F. From dry bonding to water wet bonding to ethanol-wet bonding. A review of the interactions between dentin matrix and solvated resins using a macromodel of the hybrid layer. Am J Dent 2007;20:7-21..
  14. Murray PE, Garcia-Godoy F. Comparison of the clinical and preclinical biocompatibility testing of dental materials: Are the ISO usage tests meaningful? J Biomed Mater Res A 2007;81:51-58..
  15. Murray PE, Garcia-Godoy F, Hargreaves K. Regenerative endodontics: A review of current status and a call for action. J Endod 2007;33:377-390..
  16. Salar D, Garcia-Godoy F. Flaitz CM, Hicks MJ. Potential inhibition of demineralization in vitro by fluoride-releasing sealants. J Am Dent Assoc 2007;138:502-506..
  17. Garcia-Godoy F, Tay FR, Pashley DH, Feilzer A, Tjäderhane L, Pashley EL. Degradation of resin-bonded human dentin after 3 years of storage. Am J Dent 2007:109-113..
  18. Franzon R, Casagrande L, Pinto AS, Garcia-Godoy F, Maltz M, Araujo FB. Clinical and radiographic evaluation of indirect pulp treatment in primary molars: 36 months follow-up..
  19. Campus G, Garcia-Godoy F, Gaspa L, Panzanelli A, Piu PC, Micera G, Lugliè P, Sanna G. Dependence of kinetic variables in the short-term release of Hg2+, Cu2+ and Zn2+ ions into synthetic saliva from an high-copper dental amalgam. J Mater Sci: Mater Med 2007, 18:1521-1527..
  20. Krämer N, Kunzelmann K-H, Garcia-Godoy F, Haberlein I, Meier B, Frankenberger R. Determination of caries risk at resin composite margins in vitro. Am J Dent 2007;20:59-64..
  21. Hosoya Y, Kawada E, Ushigome T, Oda Y, Garcia-Godoy F. Micro-tensile bond strength of sound and caries-affected primary tooth dentin measured with original designed jig. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 2006; 77B: 241-248..
  22. Murray PE, Garcia-Godoy F. The outlook for implants and endodontics: A review of the tissue engineering strategies to create replacement teeth for patients. Dent Clin North Am 2006 Apr;50(2):299-315..
  23. Murray PE, Ede-Nichols D, Garcia-Godoy. Oral health in Florida nursing homes. Int J Dent Hygiene 2006;4:198-203..
  24. Pascon FM, Kantovitz KR, Caldo-Teixeira AS, Borges AFS, Silva TN, Puppin-Rontani TM, Garcia-Godoy F.. Clinical evaluation of composite and compomer restorations in primary teeth: 24-month results..
  25. Maroto M, Barbería E, Vera V, García-Godoy F. Dentin bridge formation after white mineral trioxide aggregate (white MTA) pulpotomies in primary molars. Am J Dent 2006;19:75-79..
  26. Murray PE, García-Godoy F. The incidence of pulp healing defects with direct capping materials. Am J Dent 2006:19:171-177..
  27. Brambilla E, Cagetti MG, Belluomo G, Fadini L, García-Godoy F. Effects of sonic energy on monospecific biofilms of cariogenic microorganisms. Am J Dent 2006;19(1):3-6...