Salute Magazine

2017 issue
Glenn Walters, D.D.S., associate professor of endodontics, is in his 46th year of teaching endodontics at the School of Dentistry.

Part-Time Faculty Member Teaching Here Since 1971

In 1971, Glenn R. Walters, D.D.S., taught endodontics to the first sophomores at the School of Dentistry. Since then, he has taught many generations of students with the same enthusiasm and expertise.
Sebastian Featured

A Smile for Sebastian

Pediatric dentists lead families through cleft lip and palate journey. Newborns often see dentists before they even go home from hospital.
John D. Rugh, Ph.D.

For Patient’s Sake

John D. Rugh, Ph.D., professor and director of the Evidence-Based Practice Program, created a program to accelerate science transfer after seeing the length of time between a breakthrough discovery and actual dental practice.

Need Continuing Dental Education?

The School of Dentistry at UT Health San Antonio offers a comprehensive schedule of Continuing Dental Education courses for dental professionals. View the schedule and register online.
Student leaders (front from left) Krishna Patel, Marinee Cabrera, Nancy Wong, Kristan Rodriguez, (back from left) Stephanie Lomeli, Madiha Khanani, Kim Do and Gaby Aranda enjoy one of the many events hosted by the San Antonio student chapter of the American Association of Women Dentists.

Revived Women Dentists Group Garners National Awards

Dental students revive dormant student chapter of the American Association of Women Dentists. Student leaders organize myriad events and garner national awards for their efforts.

Oral Surgeon Continues Facial Artistry with Clay

James Duncan, D.D.S., adjunct professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery, now uses his skilled hands to create facial artistry with clay.

Professor Earns Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award

Brian L. Mealey, D.D.S., M.S., professor of periodontics, was recognized by the University of Texas System with a 2017 Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award.

Dr. Adriana Segura to Serve in New Leadership Role

Adriana Segura, D.D.S., M.S., is serving as the School of Dentistry's first associate dean for academic, faculty and student affairs.

Endodontics: A Resource for Dentists

The UT Dentistry Endodontic Practice offers specialized treatment with state-of-the-art techniques and equipment.

Retired Assistant Dean Recognized for ADEA Service

William "Bill" D. Hendricson, M.S., M.A., retired assistant dean of education and faculty development, was honored for his longtime service and leadership by the American Dental Education Association.
Kevin Gureckis, D.M.D.

Faculty Member Named Dentist of the Year

Kevin Gureckis, professor of comprehensive dentistry, was selected Texas Dentist of the Year at the Texas Academy Awards.
Jeffrey L. Hicks, D.D.S.

Comprehensive Dentistry Professor Selected SCDA President

Jeffrey L. Hicks, D.D.S., professor of comprehensive dentistry, was elected the president of the Special Care Dentistry Association, which represents dentists and dental hygienists who care for patients with special needs.
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