Dr. Margrit Maggio is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. She is an Assistant Professor, in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences. She holds the positions of Director of the Advanced Simulation Laboratory, Director of Operative Dentistry, and Director of Pre-Clinical Dentistry.
Dr. Maggio started with the Penn Dental Faculty Practice as a General Dentist in 2001. She sees patients of all ages at the Bryn Mawr office.
Her research centers on the use of technology to enhance clinical training and outcomes, specifically relative to operative dentistry training. Dr. Maggio has a broad background in simulation technology and how it impacts the dental psychomotor training.
Currently, Dr. Maggio is working with the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences where together they devised a promising haptics teaching system, utilizing dental tools, to recreate the true feel of healthy tooth structure and carious tooth structure during the examination and treatment phases.