Chair: David M.Grogan, DDS, MSD
The mission of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is to provide a high quality of student teaching, patient surgical care, basic and clinical research and charitable community outreach.
To carry out this mission, the Department offers a wide range of faculty expertise and state of the art clinical facilities. The training programs are extensively integrated with other high quality healthcare institutions, such as Texas Tech University Medical Center, Baylor University Medical Center, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, and Medical City Hospital. The faculty teach at all levels within the HSC system and additionally have a very prominent national and international reputation for excellence in oral and maxillofacial surgery. All programs at the College are fully accredited by appropriate state, regional, and national agencies. All surgical faculty members are licensed to practice in the state of Texas.
Center for Maxillofacial ProsthodonticsIn the Fall of 2001, the Texas A&M Health Science Center and the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery opened it’s new, $1.5 million Center for Maxillofacial Prosthodontics. This is the first center of its kind in North Texas, and one of only a few such centers in the United States. It exists for the primary purpose of assisting patients who require reconstruction of acquired and congenital oral and facial deformities, restoring normal appearance, function and facial contour to patients who have lost ears, noses, eyes, etc., as a result of injury, cancer treatment, or birth defects. You can read more about this unique treatment facility by going to the Center for Maxillofacial Prosthodontics.
Speaker AvailabilityDepartmental faculty have national and international reputations for presenting the highest quality, practical clinical and scientific information for both general and specialty audiences. For more information, go to Faculty. To find out how to arrange for a BCD speaker, go to the Speakers page.
Our ClinicsLearn more about our Clinics:
- Undergraduate (Predoctoral) and Emergency Surgery Clinic
- Graduate OMS (Residents') Clinic
- Professional Services (Faculty) Clinic
- Outpatient Surgicenter
- Maxillofacial Prosthodontics Clinic
- Predoctoral Program
- Predoctoral Externships
- Postdoctoral Programs
- Implant Fellowship through the Center for Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
Continuing EducationOur department conducts periodic scheduled CE courses on a recurring basis, but the following event is an annual event with a growing tradition:
- Dr. P. Earle Williams Memorial Lecture
The training programs are extensively integrated with other high quality healthcare institutions, such as Texas Tech University Medical Center, Baylor University Medical Center, Texas Scottish Rite Hospital, and Medical City Hospital.