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Patrice B. Wunsch, D.D.S., M.S.

Patrice B. Wunsch, D.D.S., M.S.

Associate professor

Pediatric Dentistry
Wood Memorial Building
521 North 11th Street
Box 980566
Richmond, Virginia 23298-0566
Phone: (804) 828-1790
Fax: (804) 827-0163
Email: pbwunsch@vcu.edu


  • M.S. in Oral Biology, University of Maryland, 2002
  • Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, University of Maryland, 2002
  • D.D.S., Marquette University, 1986

Board certification

  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Dr. Wunsch received her dental degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wis. She received her pediatric dentistry training at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. She also earned a M.S. in Oral Biology and completed a one year fellowship in pediatric dentistry. Before coming to VCU, Dr. Wunsch was chief of dental services at Kernan Hospital in Baltimore, part of the University of Maryland Medical System.

Research interests

  • Early childhood caries
  • Pulp therapy
  • Behavior management (pharmacologic and non-pharmacologic)