UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Huynh-Ba, Guy

Dental School
(210) 567-3569

Dr. Huynh-Ba received his DDS in 1999 at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. He then worked for 3 years in private practice while also a part-time clinical faculty in the department of Oral Surgery at the University of Geneva. He completed his residency in Periodontics in 2005 at the University of Bern, Switzerland.
His academic career began in 2006 at the University of Connecticut Health Center. At that time he was involved in didactic teaching of dental and dental hygiene students, as well as residents in Periodontics.
In 2007, Dr. Huynh-Ba received his Swiss and European board certifications in Periodontics and became a full-time faculty in the Department of Periodontics and Fixed Prosthodontics at the University of Bern. He was involved in the clinical and didactic teaching of dental students and residents in Periodontics. He was the co-course director for the 4th year predoctoral prosthodontics program and in September 2008, he assumed the course directorship. He received his Master`s degree in Periodontics in 2008.
In June 2009 he joined the department of Periodontics at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA). Since then Dr. Huynh-Ba has increasingly become involved with the teaching of predoctoral and postdoctoral students in Periodontics. As of April 2017, Dr. Huynh-Ba has been a course director for the Junior (DS III) Implantology Course and teaches in other predoctoral courses. At the post-doctoral level Dr. Huynh-Ba is involved in 16 courses (didactic and clinical). Since 2010 he has mentored one to two Master of Science degree candidates each academic year and has served on Thesis Supervising Committee of several post-graduate students. Dr. Huynh-Ba received the 2011 AAP (American Academy of Periodontology) Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award. In 2012 he was awarded the AAP Teaching Fellowship Award.
In 2016, he received his Certificate in Periodontics from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He passed the American Board of Periodontology certification exam and earned the ?Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology? status in 2017.
Dr. Huynh-Ba actively participates in preclinical and clinical research in the department of Periodontics and his areas of interest include dental implantology and bone regeneration. He has authored and co-authored 29 articles published in peer-reviewed dental journals.
In 2016, he was awarded Andre Schroeder Research Prize for Clinical Research, which is one of the most highly sought-after awards in implant dentistry. It is awarded to independent researchers for the advancement of dental research. The aim is to promote new scientific findings in implant dentistry, oral tissue regeneration and related fields.
Dr. Huynh-Ba maintains an active part-time private practice limited to periodontology and implantology.

9/2012 - Present Associate Professor / Clinical University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Periodontics, San Antonio, TX