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Dr. Anne D. Baker, DDS, MPH


Dr. Anne D. Baker, DDS, MPH, was born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and grew up in southwest Georgia. She went to college at the University of Georgia, where she was in the Honors program and graduated with her BS in Biology in 2011. In 2015 she graduated from the University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry. She went on to complete a one year residency at UNC Hospital treating severely medically compromised adults and children. She then completed an additional three years of specialty training in pediatric dentistry at UNC Adams School of Dentistry and a Masters in Public Health in Health Policy and Management from UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health.  She maintains an active affiliation with UNC Adams School of Dentistry as an adjunct professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry.  Dr. Anne is a member of the North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, the Southeastern Society of Pediatric Dentistry, and is affiliated with the American Academy of Pediatrics.

ACADEMIC INFORMATION

Residency University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Chapel Hill, NC
Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry awarded June 2019

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Gillings School of Global Public Health
Chapel Hill, NC
M.P.H. in Health Policy and Management awarded May 2019

Residency University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry
Department of General Dentistry
Chapel Hill, NC
Certificate in General Dentistry awarded June 2016

University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry
School of Dentistry
Chapel Hill, NC
D.D.S. Degree awarded May 2015

HONORS AND AWARDS

2019 Second Place, My Kids Poster Competition, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Annual Session Poster Competition

2018-19 UNC Graduate School MS Research Award Grant

2018-19 Sunstar/AAPD Graduate Research Fellowship

2018-19 Dr. Brian and Renea Cobb Fellowship, Dental Foundation of North Carolina

2018-19 Theodore Oldenburg Fellowship, Dental Foundation of North Carolina

2018-19 Diane C. Dilley Fellowship, Dental Foundation of North Carolina

2017-18 Sandy Marks Fellowship, Dental Foundation of North Carolina

2017-18 Ann and G. Randolph Babcock Fellowship, Dental Foundation of North Carolina

2016-17 Jack Menius Fellowship, Dental Foundation of North Carolina

2016-17 Jim Congleton Fellowship, Dental Foundation of North Carolina

2014-15 Class of 1974 Merit Scholarship, Dental Foundation of North Carolina

2013-14 Morgan Family Scholarship, Dental Foundation of North Carolina

2012-13 Kenneth N. and Georgia May Memorial Scholarship, Dental Foundation of

North Carolina

2011-12 Dr. Louis E. Taylor Scholarship, Dental Foundation of North Carolina

2011-12 ENNEAD Community Service Award, University of North Carolina at

Chapel Hill

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • North Carolina Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • North Carolina Dental Society
  • Raleigh-Wake County Dental Society
  • International Association for Dental Research
  • American Association for Dental Research
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • North Carolina Pediatric Society
  • Northeast Wake Dental Study Club
  • Wake County Pediatric Dental Study Club

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Undergraduate Clinic Dental Attending
  • Treatment of children in the operating room under general anesthesia
  • Treatment of children utilizing conscious sedation medication
  • Treatment of patients with special needs at UNC Adams School of Dentistry
  • Associate and Owner of a pediatric dental private practice

RESEARCH/PRESENTATIONS

Publications

Baker SD, Lee JY, White RP, Collins L, Bodner W, Phillips C, Divaris K. Double-Blind,

Randomized Clinical Trial of 1% Buffered vs. 2% Unbuffered Lidocaine Injections in Children. Pediatr Dent. 2021: 43(2) 88-94.

Baker SD, Lee JY, Wright R. The Importance of the Age One Dental Visit. Chicago, IL:

Pediatric Oral Health Research and Policy Center, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry;

2019.

Hill BJ, Meyer BD, Baker SD, et al. State of Little Teeth Report. 2nd ed. Chicago, IL: Pediatric

Oral Health Research and Policy Center, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry; 2019.

Baker SD, Quinonez RB, Boggess K, Phillips C. Pregnant Women’s Infant Oral Health

Knowledge and Beliefs: Influence of Having Given Birth and of Having a Child in the Home.

Matern Child Health J. 2016: 20(6) 1288-95.

Presentations

2019 Oral Presentation: A Randomized Clinical Trial of 1% Buffered vs 2% Unbuffered Lidocaine in Children, Sunstar Research Fellowship, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Annual Session, Chicago, IL

2019 Poster Presentation: A Randomized Clinical Trial of 1% Buffered vs 2% Unbuffered Lidocaine in Children, My Kids Poster Competition, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, Annual Session, Chicago, IL

2019 Poster Presentation: A Randomized Clinical Trial of 1% Buffered vs 2% Unbuffered Lidocaine in Children, Dental Research in Review Day, University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry

2014 Poster Presentation: Pregnant Women’s Infant Oral Health Knowledge and Beliefs: Effects of Previous Birth History, Dental Research in Review Day, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry

Projects

2016-19 A Randomized Clinical Trial of Buffered 1% vs. Unbuffered 2% Lidocaine Use in Children

2009-10 Predoctoral Research, baby Oral Health Program, Department of

Pediatric Dentistry, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Focus:

Developed Educational Materials for caregivers focused on prenatal, infant, and toddler oral health

PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION

  • State Licensure North Carolina State Dental Board of Dental Examiners
  • 2016-present PALS Certified – Successful completion of Pediatric Advanced Life Support Course.
  • 2015-present BLS Certified – Successful completion of Basic Life Support Course.
  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry – Diplomate
  • 2019-present Active Medical Staff- WakeMed Raleigh, NC