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Dr. Ronald C. Staples

Dr. Ronald C. Staples

RONALD C. STAPLES B.S.E.S, D.D.S.

E-mail: StaplesOMS@AOL.com
EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE
Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, 1986
Oral Surgery Externship at the Regional Medical Center, 1985
Postdoctoral, oral surgery fellowship 1987-1988
Residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery 1989-1993
American Fund for Dental Health Scholarship Recipient

UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, KNOXVILLE, TENNESSEE
B.S. degree, Engineering Science and Mechanics with honors 1982
Major: Biomedical Engineering, Minor: Mathematics
MESP, Engineering Scholarship Recipient
MITCHELL HIGH SCHOOL, MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE
Graduated 1977. Class Rank 4/241

EXAMINATIONS & CERTIFICATIONS American Dental Society of Anesthesiology Fellowship Exam, 2001.
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1997
State of Tennessee Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 1994
Southern Regional Board Exam, 1987
National Dental Board Examination Part1: 1983, Part2: 1984
State of Tennessee Engineer-in-Training Exam, 1982
Basic Life Support certified
STATE LICENSES State of Tennessee Dental License number DS4725
State of Tennessee General Anesthesia License number DS0000004725
State of Virginia Dental License number 0401007632
OFFICE LOCATIONS Center for Oral Facial Surgery, of Memphis PLLC
1251 Wesley Drive Suite 101
Memphis, Tennessee 38116
Office telephone number: (901) 398-0793
2900 Kirby Parkway, Suite 10
Memphis, Tennessee 38119
Office telephone number: (901) 398-0793
PRESENTATIONS Numerous lectures at the local, regional and national level
University of Tennessee, Memphis Alumni Seminars
First Place Basic Science and Research:1985
Subject: “An Analysis of Selected Mechanical Properties of the Polyethylene Methacrylate Resilient Denture Liner”
Second Place, Second Year Dental Class: 1984
Subject: “Xeroradiography: A New Dimension in Dental Radiography”
First Place, First Year Dental Class: 1983
Subject: ”Photoelastic Analysis of Natural Dentition”
ORGANIZATIONS Pan-Tennessee Dental Association
President 1998-2 000
Vice-President 1996-1998
Chairman, Peer Review Committee 1998-present
Shelby County Dental Society
President 1993-1995
National Dental Association
Member, House of Delegates 1996-1998
Tennessee Dental Association
Member, Council on Government Affairs 1999-present
Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Fellow, American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Fellow, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Member, National Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Member, American Dental Association
Member, Memphis Dental Society
Member, Psi Omega Professional Dental Fraternity
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, KNOXVILLE
Society of Engineering Science
Gamma Beta Phi Honor Society
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
WORK EXPERIENCE
2000-present CENTER FOR ORAL AND FACIAL SURGERY, of Memphis PLLC
Managing Partner
2000-present UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, MEMPHIS COLLEGE OF DENTISTRY
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1993-2000 Private practice, oral and maxillofacial surgeon
1998 VETERANS ADMINISTRATION HOSPITAL, MEMPHIS TENNESSEE
1993 UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, MEMPHIS TENNESSEE
Chief Resident, oral and maxillofacial surgery service
1989-1993 Resident, oral and maxillofacial surgery service
1988-1989 Instructor, Operative Dentistry, Dept. of General Dentistry
1986-1989 Private practice, General Dentistry
1983-1986 VETERANS ADMINISTRATION HOSPITAL, MEMPHIS TENNESSEE
Laboratory aide. Compiled data for research in Emphysema Study
1977-1980 TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY, KNOXVILLE TENNESSEE
Engineering Assistant. Performed various engineering related activities.
HOSPITAL AFFILIATIONS Methodist Hospitals
Baptist Hospitals
Lebonheur Children’s Hospital
Saint Francis Hospital
Regional Medical Center, Memphis
PROFESSIONAL AWARDS Pan Tennessee Dental Association
Excellence In Leadership & Service Award, 2000
Shelby County Dental Society
Excellence in Leadership Award, 1999
ACHIEVEMENTS Life Member: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
United States of America Patent:
Title: Modifications of the Orthognathic Surgery Simulating Instrument
Patent Number: 6,102,698
Date of Patent: August 15,2000
Cleveland U. Staples, Science and Math Scholarship Fund
Co Founder: Provides scholarships for deserving students in technical fields.
CIVIC State of Tennessee
Board of Licensing Health Care Facilities 2004- present
Univ. of Tennessee, College of Dentistry Board of Trustees
2006-present
PERSONAL Ordained Deacon:
Riverside Missionary Baptist Church, 1994