Richard Finlayson, D.D.S.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Dr. Finlayson received his training at UT Health Houston, Dental Branch in 1975 and his Periodontics Certificate from the U.S. Air Force Wilford Hall Medical Center in 1984. He is a board-certified periodontist who currently works full time as a contract periodontist for a number of dentists in San Antonio as well as teaching part-time in the Graduate Periodontics Program at UT Health San Antonio. He served 23 years in the U.S. Air Force as both a general dentist and a periodontist and has taught in GPR, AEGD, and Graduate Periodontics programs, military and civilian for the last 24 years.
Periodontal Regeneration and clinical surgical training
Study of regenerative techniques and materials in the specialty of Periodontics.
Related diseases: dental hard and soft tissues associated with inflammation and inflammatory mediators seen in diabetes, obesity, and patients with poor oral hygiene
Techniques: Clinical research on new bone grafting materials and techniques
|Caldwell GR, Mills MP, Finlayson RS, Mealey BL. Lateral alveolar ridge augmentation using tenting screws, acellular dermal matrix, and freeze-dried bone allograft alone or with particulate autogenous bone International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry 2015 Jan;35(1):75-83.
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||Wilford Hall United States Air Force Medical Center
Lackland Air Force Base , TX
||General Practice Dental Residency Certificate
||Davis Monthan United States Air Force Hospital
Tucson , AZ
||University of Texas Dental Branch
Houston , TX