UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Callegari, Brent Joseph

Dental School
Developmental Dentistry


Dr. Brent Callegari is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, and is fully board certified. He was born in Louisiana but moved to Houston, Texas at a very young age. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a degree in Chemistry followed by attending dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio. After graduating in 1990, he commissioned into the U. S. Navy and served as a general dentist until 1997. He then proceeded to complete his orthodontic training at Indiana University School of Dentistry followed by continuing his Navy career as an orthodontist. During this time, he served as Program Director/Faculty at the Tri-Service Orthodontic Residency Program at Lackland AFB, San Antonio for 10 years. After 26 years of honorable service, he retired from the Navy and accepted an appointment at UT Health San Antonio as the Pre-Doctoral Director of Orthodontics.
He has been working as a clinical instructor/lecturer here at UT Health San Antonio since January 2017. He works closely with the pre-doctoral students and orthodontic residents providing didactic/lab/clinical instruction. He has also been involved in private practice in the neighboring town of Boerne.
His hobbies include fishing, hiking, movies, traveling, tennis and golf. He is blessed with a beautiful wife, Nancy, and their two boys, Kyle and Kurt.

1/2013 - Present Program Director Tri-Service Orthodontic Residency Program, Lackland AFB, TX
1/2010 - Present Associate Professor / Clinical Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences, San Antonio, TX
1/2003 - Present Adjunct Professor Naval Postgraduate Dental School, Bethesda, MD