Zongyang Sun, DDS, MS, MSD, PhD


Dental Degree
West China University of Medical Sciences, China, 1996 

West China University of Medical Sciences, China, 1999, Oral Anatomy and Physiology
University of Washington, 2007, Orthodontics 

University of Washington, 2007, Oral Biology

Research Interests

Craniofacial tissue engineering using autologous stem cells and growth factors in a pig model.  Craniofacial bone distraction osteogenesis.  Alveolar bone reduction after tooth loss: mechanisms and prevention.  Impact of functional loading on craniofacial structures.  Cone beam CT application in dentistry: advantages and limitations.

Research Support
  • NIH/NIDCR R56DE024172 “Autologous stem cell-augmented mandibular distraction osteogenesis”
  • American Association of Orthodontists Foundation, “Enhance alveolar and symphyseal bone surface growth with autologous stem cell sheets”
  • Delta Dental Foundation
Clinical Interests

Orthodontic diagnosis and treatment for children and adults

Zongyan Sun
Office Address

4088 Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Ave.
Columbus, OH 43210
United States

Lab Phone
Lab Address

4010, 3188 Postle Hall
305 W. 12th Ave.
43210 OH

Academic Division