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James P. Coffey, D.D.S., M.S.

James P. Coffey, D.D.S., M.S.

Associate professor

Wood Memorial Building
521 North 11th Street
Box 980566
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566
Phone: (804) 628-2229
Fax: (804) 827-1017
Email: jpcoffey@vcu.edu


  • M.S. in Prosthodontics, University of Minnesota, 1984
  • D.D.S., University of Minnesota, 1982

Board certification

  • American Board of Prosthodontics
Dr. James P. Coffey graduated with a Bachelors of Science in Biology from the University of Minnesota, Duluth. He completed his D.D.S. at the University of Minnesota. After practicing general dentistry in Owatonna, Minnesota he received an M.S. in Prosthodontics from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Coffey is a diplomat of The American Board of Prosthodontics. He taught at the University of Florida School of Dentistry for nine years prior to joining Department of Prosthodontics in 1993. His interests included his two children and the renovation of an older house.

Research interests

  • Dental materials
  • Occlusion


Burns DR, Unger JW, Coffey JP, Waldrop TC, Elswick RK, Jr. Randomized, prospective, clinical evaluation of prosthodontic modalities for mandibular implant overdenture treatment. J Prosthet Dent. 2011;106:12-22