Dr. Vargas joined the College of Dentistry as an assistant professor in 1994. He is now a professor in the Department of Family Dentistry.
Predoctoral and postdoctoral lecturer and clinical instructor.
Dr. Vargas participates in the Department of Family Dentistry intramural dental practice.
Dr. Vargas' primary interest in in the area of dental materials: glass ionomers, dentin bonding, composite resins and esthetic dentistry.
Dr. Vargas is a member of the American Dental Education Association, the Iowa Dental Association, the American Dental Association, the Peruvian Dental Association, the Peruvian Society of Prosthodontics, the American Association of Dental Research, the Iowa Microscopy Society, the Academy of Operative Dentistry, and the Academy of Dental Materials.