Vandana Kumar, DDS, MDS, MS, is an associate professor in the Department of Oral Pathology, Medicine and Radiology at the University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry. She is also a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. Kumar is vice president of the Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Section of the American Dental Education Association. Her research interests include the application of cone-beam computed tomography in implant dentistry and orthodontics. Kumar can be reached at: email@example.com.