Laura B. Kaufman, DMD

Clinical Associate Professor, General Dentistry

Laura Kaufman
100 E. Newton St Goldman SDM


Dr. Kaufman practiced dentistry for several years in a private practice in suburban Boston and before that in Tel-Aviv, Israel for 18 years. She is a member of the Geriatric Fellowship where she provides patients with cleanings, simple extractions, denture repairs, and complete denture fabrication. Fellows focus on increasing access to oral health care for the underserved geriatric population of Boston. Dr. Kaufman also teaches in the School of Dental Medicine Pre-Clinical and Clinical Removable Prosthodontics Sections.

Other Positions

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Geriatrics, Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine


  • Brandeis University, BA
  • Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, DMD


  • Published on 1/4/2018

    Rucker R, Barlow PB, Hartshorn J, Kaufman L, Smith B, Kossioni A, Marchini L. Development and preliminary validation of an ageism scale for dental students. Spec Care Dentist. 2018 Jan; 38(1):31-35. PMID: 29314164.

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  • Published on 4/19/2017

    Kaufman LB, Soto A, Gascon L, Quintiliani L, Weinberg J, Joshi P, Chippendale R. Oral Health for Older Adults: An Interprofessional Workshop for Medical Students. MedEdPORTAL Publications. 2017.13:10572. 2017.

  • Published on 3/1/2017

    Berkowitz O, Brisotti MF, Gascon L, Henshaw M, Kaufman LB. The Impact of an Interprofessional Oral Health Curriculum on Trainees. J Physician Assist Educ. 2017 Mar; 28(1):2-9. PMID: 28207581.

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  • Published on 8/6/2016

    Kaufman LB, Henshaw MM, Brown BP, Calabrese JM. Oral Health and Interprofessional Collaborative Practice: Examples of the Team Approach to Geriatric Care. Dent Clin North Am. 2016 Oct; 60(4):879-90. PMID: 27671959.

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  • Published on 3/1/2015

    Berkowitz O, Kaufman LB, Russell M. Introduction of an interprofessional oral health curriculum. J Physician Assist Educ. 2015 Mar; 26(1):43-6. PMID: 25715015.

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  • Published on 7/25/2014

    Friedman PK, Kaufman LB, Karpas SL. Oral health disparity in older adults: dental decay and tooth loss. Dent Clin North Am. 2014 Oct; 58(4):757-70. PMID: 25201540.

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  • Published on 6/2/2014

    Kaufman LB, Setiono TK, Doros G, Andersen S, Silliman RA, Friedman PK, Perls TT. An oral health study of centenarians and children of centenarians. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2014 Jun; 62(6):1168-73. PMID: 24889721.

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