Beatriz Ferraz dos Santos

Beatriz Ferraz dos Santos, DDS, MSc

Assistant Professor
Research Director, Division of Dentistry, Montreal Children's Hospital

beatriz.ferrazdossantos [at] (Email)
Tel: 514-412-4479 ext. 23357

Research Cluster: Population Oral Health

Beatriz Ferraz dos Santos is a clinician-scientist with postgraduate training in Pediatric Dentistry. She obtained her DDS from the Araraquara Dental School, São Paulo State University, Brazil. She received a MSc in Pediatric Dentistry from the same university and her Public Health residency specialty at the Federal University of São Carlos, Brazil. She is situated at the Montreal Children’s Hospital and is the research director of the Division of Dentistry.

Her main research interests lie in the field of pediatric dentistry, oral epidemiology and public health. The goal of her research program is to better understand the role of social, biological and environmental factors in the incidence of dental caries in children. Furthermore, her scientific work also focusses on oral health-related problems of patients with rare conditions and syndromes.

Areas of Expertise

  • Children’s oral health
  • Public health
  • Vulnerable populations
  • Access to care

Selected Publications

Ferraz dos Santos, B, Dabbagh B, Daniel S, Schwartz S. Association of onabotulinum toxin A treatment with salivary pH and dental caries of neurologically impaired children with sialorrhea. International Journal of Paediatric Dentistry. 2016, 26(1):45-51.

Chan E*, Desmeules M, Dabbagh B, Ferraz dos Santos B. Revascularization of Immature Necrotic Permanent Teeth: a 30-month follow-up. Journal of Endodontics. 2017, 43.3: 395-400.

Fontaine-Sylvestre C*, Roy A, Dabbagh B, Ferraz dos Santos B. Prevalence of malocclusion among Canadian children with Autism spectrum disorder. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics. 2017, 152(1): 38-41.

Ferraz dos Santos B, Madathil S, Zuanon A, Bedos C, Nicolau B. Brazilian dental students’ attitudes about provision of care for patients living in poverty. Journal of Dental Education. 2017, 81(11): 1309-1316.

Moreau A-M*, Hennous F, Dabbagh B, Ferraz dos Santos B. Oral health status of refugee children in Montreal. Submitted to Journal of immigrant and Minority Health. 2018.

Dabbagh B, Cukier O, Yeganeh M, Halal F, Ferraz dos Santos B. Pachyonychia Congenita associated with a novel variant of KRT17 presented with multiple natal teeth. Journal of Dentistry for Children. 2019, 86(1): 61-63


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