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Oral Surgery


OMS faculty and residents attended the combined annual meeting of the Southwest Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons and the Texas Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons April 2-4 in St. Augustine, Fla. As president of the TSOMS, Dr. David Grogan gave the welcome address. He and other HSC-BCD representatives also gave three oral presentations:

  • Grogan D, Bell CS. Office anesthesia emergency certification update.
  • Wilkinson PS. Guided bone regeneration in single extraction sites prior to implant placement.
  • Miner RH. The use of recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Wilkinson and Miner, both OMS residents, were awarded $1,000 grants from the North Texas Society of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons to partially support their attendance.


Alexander R, Grogan D. Long-acting erythromycins: Assessing their role in treating outpatient odontogenic infections. Texas Dent J 126:326-333, 2009.