Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Faculty

Roger R. Throndson, DDS
Associate Professor and Chief

Residency Program Director

Holder of the Carl E. Schow, Jr. Chair
in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

About Roger R. Throndson, DDS

  • Dental School: University of Iowa College of Dentistry,
    Iowa City, Iowa

    Residency Program: Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington DC

    Certifications: American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

  • Special Interests: Dental implant surgery; dentoalveolar surgery; orthognathic Surgery; preprosthetic surgery and pathology; alveolar cleft grafting in the cleft palate patient; craniofacial reconstruction in the cleft palate patient; odontogenic infections; management of maxillofacial trauma; sedation techniques for the apprehensive patient

    - Omicron Kappa Upsilon, University of Iowa College of Dentistry
    - Honorary Member of the Panama Canal Dental Society
    - Honorary Member of the 38th Parallel Dental Society, Republic of Korea
    - Fellow, American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons
    - Fellow, American College of Dentists
    - Order of Military Medical Merit
    - Legion of Merit, U.S. Army
    - Biographical Listing in Who's Who of American Medicine and Health Care

    Special Activities:
    - Appointed as Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Training Program Site Visitor by the American Dental Association
    - Texas 9th District Dental Society President Elect

    Research Interests:
    - The physiology of bone grafting and healing
    - Dental and Maxillofacial implants for reconstruction of the dentition and facial complex
    - Alloplastic grafting materials
    - Rigid fixation and early mobilization of maxillofacial fractures
    - Anesthetic management of outpatient surgical patients

    Recent Research Projects:
    - Use of bioactive glass as an alloplastic bone grafting material

    Recent Publications:
    Throndson RR, Johnson JM. Spontaneous Regeneration of Bone after Resection of Central Giant Cell Lesion: A Case Report. Texas Dental Journal, 2013;130(12):1201-1209

    Stamboulieh JN, Throndson RR. Orthognathic correction of a craniofacial deformity in a patient with a mutilated dentition: a case report. Texas Dental Journal July 2010

    Throndson RR, Healy SM, Zwickey MR, Stamboulieh, JN. Closed reduction of an intracranially displaced subcondylar fracture: a case report. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 66:389-393, 2008

    Throndson RR, Sexton SB. A mandibular central lesion with unusually rapid growth. Oral Sur Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 98:4-9, 2004

    Throndson RR, Sexton, SB. Grafting mandibular third molar extraction sites: A comparison of bioactive glass to a nongrafted site. Oral Sur Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod Vo. 94 No. 4: 413-419, 2002

    Throndson RR, Wright JM, Watkins D. Atypical Histiocytic Granuloma of the Oral Mucosa: An Unusual Clinicopathologic Entity Simulating Malignancy. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 59:822-826, 2001

    Alexander RE, Throndson RR. A review of perioperative corticosteroid use in dentoalveolar surgery. Oral Sur Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 90:406-15, 2000

    Leonetti JA, Rambo HM, Throndson RR. Osteotome sinus elevation and implant placement with narrow size bioactive glass. Implant Dent 9:177-182, 2000

    Throndson RR, Walstad WR. Use of the Argon Beam Coagulator for control of postoperative hemorrhage in an anticoagulated patient. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 57:1367-1369, 1999