UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Verrett, Ronald G

Dental School
Comprehensive Dentistry
(210) 567-6460
verrett@uthscsa.edu

RONALD G. VERRETT, D.D.S., M.S., attained both his dental and M.S. degrees from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA), Dental School in 1979 and 1987 respectively. Continuing his postgraduate training with the U.S. Air Force, he completed a General Practice Residency at Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana followed by a Prosthodontic Residency at Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Prior to joining the faculty at the Dental School, he served as the Chief of Prosthodontics and Prosthodontics Training Officer of Advanced Education in the General Dentistry Residency program at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida. During his active duty service in the Air Force, he was awarded the Meritorious Service Medical with First and Second Oak Leaf Clusters. Dr. Verrett is currently an Associate Professor and the Assistant Program Director of the Postdoctoral Advanced Education in Prosthodontics Residency, Department of Comprehensive Dentistry, at UHSCSA. Among his honors, he was elected to Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Fraternity and was recipient of the UTHSCSA Dental Teaching Excellence Award.

In addition to membership in multiple professional affiliations, Dr. Verrett has served as a consultant to the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists. Dr. Verretts area of research interest includes clinical prosthodontics, sleep disordered breathing, dental implants, dental materials, and dental laboratory technology. He has authored numerous papers, abstracts, and a textbook chapter, served as a reviewer for the Journal of Prosthodontics and mentored many Master of Science thesis projects. He also participates in an active intramural prosthodontic practice with emphasis on dental implant restorations and comprehensive oral rehabilitation.

6/2010 - Present Graduate Faculty Department of Comprehensive Dentsitry University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX