UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Rose, William Francis Jr.

Dental School
Comprehensive Dentistry
(210) 450-3683

William F. Rose, Jr., DDS, serves as Director of the Predoctoral Division and Group Leader of one of eight General Practice Groups in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is the former Director of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program (AEGD). Dr. Rose also maintains a private practice in the Faculty Practice Clinic at the Dental School. He is a Diplomate of the Federal Services Board of General Dentistry and is also Certified by the American Board of General Dentistry. He is a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry and recently received their highest recognition, the Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition (LLSR) award. He is a member of the Academy of Operative Dentistry and serves on the editorial board for the journal, Operative Dentistry. He is also a member of the American Dental Education Association, the American Dental Association, the Texas Dental Association, the San Antonio District Dental Society, Omikron Kappa Upsilon (past president Mu Nu local chapter), and is a Fellow in the American College of Dentists.

Dr. Rose received his BS degree from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York and his DDS degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry. His post graduate education includes a one year GPR program at Letterman Army Medical Center at the Presidio of San Francisco, California and a two year AEGD program at the US Army Dental Activity at Fort Knox, Kentucky. Prior to joining the faculty at the Dental School, his positions included the following: Chief of Staff for the US Army Dental Command and Assistant Inspector General (dental) for the US Army Medical Command. He also had a period of about three years as a full time associate in a private practice setting.

Dr. Rose has been designated a Distinguished Teaching Professor and is a member of the Academy of Master Teachers. In the summer of 2012, Dr. Rose received the University of Texas Board of Regents Outstanding Teaching Award. He is one of eight recipients in the UT Healthcare System to receive this inaugural prestigious award. Other teaching awards while at the Dental School include the Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence, the Dental School Faculty Assembly Teaching Excellence Award on two occasions, the Postdoctoral General Dentistry Teacher of the Year Award three times and The Dental Student Association Professor of the Year Award twice. He has been recognized in the Consumer?s Research Council of America?s ?Guide to America?s Top Dentists? and has been listed in Texas Monthly magazine as one of Texas? Super Dentists. He has co-authored a chapter in the textbook Summitt`s Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry, 4th edition, edited by Thomas J. Hilton, Jack L. Ferracane, and James C. Broome.

9/2014 - Present Associate Professor University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School, Comprehensive Dentistry, San Antonio, TX
6/2012 - Present Director, Predoctoral Division, Department of Comprehensive Dentistry and Director, Predoctoral Division, Comprehensive Dentistry Department and General Practice Group Leader UTHSCSA Dental School, Comprehensive Dentistry, San Antonio, TX
7/2004 - Present Leader, General Practice Group #3 University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School, Comprehensive Dentistry, San Antonio, TX