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Dental Science

The Master of Science in Dental Science degree offers programs in seven areas of dental science:

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology





- Pediatric Dentistry

- Advanced Education in General Dentistry

These programs are directed toward providing opportunities for the development of well-trained clinicians competent to provide broad spectrum care and teachers with a comprehensive background of clinical experience, current basic science knowledge relevant to dentistry, and an understanding of research methodology. 

The graduate degree requires a thesis based on investigative projects, teaching activity, and clinical experience. 

Contact Information:

Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
S. Thomas Deahl II, D.M.D., Ph.D.
Professor(210) 567-5110DEAHL@UTHSCSA.EDU

Ninette Roberson, PHRAcademic Programs Coordinator(210) 567-3341ROBERSONN@UTHSCSA.EDU


Anibal Diogenes, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Associate Professor(210)

Tammy Dobberstine

Program Coordinator(210)


Ravikumar Anthony, B.D.S., M.D.S., M.S.
Clinical Instructor(210) 450-3533ANTHONYR@UTHSCSA.EDU

Hope McDanielAcademic Programs Coordinator(210)


Brian Mealey, D.D.S., M.S.
Professor(210) 567-3567MEALEY@UTHSCSA.EDU

Shirley KraftAdmissions Officer-Senior(210) 567-3589KRAFTS@UTHSCSA.EDU

E. Matthew Lamb, D.D.S.
Clinical Assistant Professor(210) 450-3260

Nancy SmithAcademic Programs CoordinatorSMITHNL@UTHSCSA.EDU

Pediatric Dentistry
Maria-Jose Cervantes Mendez, D.D.S., M.S.
Clinical Associate Professor(210) 450-3514

Kelly Limehouse Academic Programs Coordinator

(210) 450 3504

Advanced Education in General Dentistry
Luis Yepes, D.D.S.
(210) 450-3575

Guadalupe Gomez Academic Programs Coordinator

(210) 450-3273

Application Deadline: March 15

Program Handbook: MSDS Program Handbook