Dr. Huynh-Ba received his D.D.S. in 1999 at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. He then worked for three years in private dental practices while also a part-time clinical faculty in the department of Oral Surgery at the University of Geneva. He completed his residency in Periodontics in 2005 at the University of Bern, Switzerland.
His academic career began in 2006 at the University of Connecticut Health Center. At that time he was involved in didactic teaching of dental and dental hygiene students, as well as residents in Periodontics. In 2007, Dr. Huynh-Ba received his Swiss and European board certifications in Periodontics and became a full-time faculty in the Department of Periodontics and Fixed Prosthodontics at the University of Bern. He was involved in the clinical and didactic teaching of dental students and residents in Periodontics. He was the co-course director for the 4th year predoctoral prosthodontics program and in September 2008, he assumed the course directorship. He received his Masters degree in Periodontics in 2008.
In June 2009, he joined the department of Periodontics at UT Health San Antonio. Dr. Huynh-Ba has increasingly become involved with the teaching of predoctoral and postdoctoral students in Periodontics. As of January 2011, Dr. Huynh-Ba has been a course director for the Junior (DS III) Implantology Course and teaches in four other predoctoral courses. At the postdoctoral level Dr. Huynh-Ba is involved in 13 courses (didactic and clinical). He is mentoring two master of science degree candidates and is on the Masters Thesis Supervising Committee of another six postgraduate students. Dr. Huynh-Ba received the 2011 American Academy of Periodontology Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring Award.
Dr. Huynh-Ba actively participates in preclinical and clinical research in the Department of Periodontics and his areas of interest include dental implantology and bone regeneration. Dr. Huynh-Ba maintains an active part-time private practice limited to periodontology and implantology.