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Dr. Michael R. McWatters

Michael R. McWatters, D.D.S.

Associate Professor
Department of Restorative Sciences

3302 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75246
Phone: 214-828-8931
Email: mmcwatters@bcd.tamhsc.edu

Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • D.D.S. from Baylor College of Dentistry 1973
  • B.A. in Zoology from The University of Texas at Austin 1969

Teaching Interests

  • September 2009 - Present  Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistry 
  • August 2001 – August 2009  Assistant Professor, Department of Restorative Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistry
  • October 2002 – May 2006    General dentistry private practice, Mesquite, Texas
  • October 1973 – December 2000    General dentistry private practice, Austin, Texas
  • May 1973 – October 1973    Clinical Instructor Baylor College of Dentistry, Dept of Oral Diagnosis and Radiology
  • October 1973 – Present    President, Michael R. McWatters, DDS, Inc.

BAYLOR COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY TEACHING ACTIVITIES:
  • 2002 – present      Comprehensive care group leader junior class
  • 2001 – present      Fixed prosthodontics lab sophomore class
  • 2001 – present      Fixed prosthodontics clinic junior class
  • 2001 – present      Occlusion / splint fabrication lab junior class
  • 2001 – present      Dental materials lab freshman class

BAYLOR COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY COMMITTEES:
  • 2004 – present      Admission’s Committee
  • 2002 – present       Curriculum Committee

BAYLOR COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY AWARDS:

  • 2008  Teacher of the Year

National Service/Recognition

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:
  • OKU Honor Dental Society
  • Southwest Academy of Restorative Dentistry
  • Baylor College of Dentistry Alumni Association
  • American Dental Education Association
  • TDA Order of Good Fellow Membership
  • American Dental Association, 36 year member
  • Texas Dental Association, 36 year member
  • Austin District Dental Society, 36 year member


AUSTIN DISTRICT DENTAL SOCIETY OFFICES:
  • 1995    Chairman Judicial Review Committee
  • 1989    President
  • 1988    President Elect
  • 1987    Vice President
  • 1986    Secretary   
  • 1985    Treasurer
  • 1984    Chairman Peer Review Committee
  • 1983    Delegate to TDA

TEXAS DENTAL ASSOCIATION POSITIONS:
  •     1992 – 2003       TDA Building Committee
  •     1990        TDA Insurance Committee
  •     1989         TDA Annual Session Registration Chairman

DENTAL PUBLIC SERVICES:
  • May 30 - June 7, 2009    Missionary dentistry in Honduras with Christian Medical Missions, Inc.
  • Jan. 19 – Jan. 27, 2008          Missionary dentistry in Guatemala with Christian Medical Missions, Inc.
  • June 4 – June 12, 2005          Missionary dentistry in Guatemala with Christian medical missions, Inc.
  • May 31 – June 9, 2003    Missionary dentistry in Guatemala with Christian Medical Missions, Inc.
  • March 7-10, 2002    Missionary dentistry in Matamoras, Mexico with Christian Medical and Dental Association
  • March 11-17, 2001    Missionary dentistry in Panama with Christian Medical Missions, Inc.
  • 1990 – 2001        Manos De Christo dental clinic volunteer dentist
  • 1995 – 1999        Creative Rapid Learning Center volunteer
  • 1973 – 2000        Austin I.S.D. volunteer emergency dental program