Dr. Natalia Chalmers will present lecture on “Oral hygiene” for the students of “Botev Academy” Bulgarian language school in Washington DC from 1:40 pm, 5/31/15.


Dr. Natalia Chalmers received her D.D.S. from the Medical University of Sofia (1999), and a Ph.D. (2008) and a certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from the University of Maryland (2012). She is board certified for the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and was the recipient of an NIDCR T32 Post-Doctoral Fellowship from the Forsyth Institute, Boston, MA. Her current research interests are Evidence-Based Pediatric Dentistry, the microbiome of caries and pulpitis in children, as well as the oral microbiome in immune deficiencies and oral graft-vs-host disease. In her leadership positions Dr. Chalmers is a treasurer of the IADR Women in Science group and a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center. Dr. Chalmers has co-authored thirteen publications in highly regarded journals including the Journal of Dental Research, Journal of Bacteriology and the Journal of Clinical Microbiology.