Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Faculty


Roger R. Throndson, DDSRoger R. Throndson, DDSAssociate Professor and Chief
Residency Program Director
Holder of the Carl E. Schow, Jr. Chair in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery






About Roger R. Throndson, DDS

E-mail: rrthrond@utmb.edu

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
301 University Boulevard, Galveston, Texas 77555-0531
Telephone: (409) 772-1546
Fax: (409) 747-7378


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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

Awards/Honors:
- 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