Evan Spivack, DDS

The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities
Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
110 Bergen Street
Newark, NJ 07103
Phone: 973-972-7040
Email: [email protected]
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Last Updated: September 26, 2017


Discipline Coordinators: Dentistry/Pediatric Dentistry
Project/Program/Clinic Contacts: Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
Director, Special Care Treatment Center
AUCD Council Membership: No Council Membership
Education: Interprofessional education and collaboration
Service: Dentistry for persons with developmental and other disabilities


Dr. Evan Spivack graduated from the University of Maryland dental school, completed residency training at St. Barnabas Hospital in the Bronx and a fellowship in special care dentistry at Helen Hayes Hospital in West Haverstraw, NY. Currently a professor and leading the Special Care Treatment Center at the Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Dr. Spivack has devoted his career to both direct patient care and to the education of future dentists in the provision of dental care to persons with special needs. Dr. Spivack is author or co-author of several articles in the field of special care dentistry, has recently co-authored a textbook chapter on dental issues for persons with an autistic spectrum disorder and frequently lectures on topics in special care dentistry. He is a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, served as editor of the New Jersey AGD journal Wisdom for a decade and is a past president of that region. Dr. Spivack has strong interests in interdisciplinary patient care is currently VP of education for the American Academy of Developmental Medicine and Dentistry. Most recently, Dr. Spivack was honored as The Arc of New Jersey’s 2015 Healthcare Professional of the Year.