Dr. Ben Warner is Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of General Practice and Dental Public Health. He serves as First Attending and focuses his teaching on ways to bring the students to the highest level of competency. Since joining the faculty of The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston, he has sought new and improved methods of diagnosing oral lesions. Dr. Warner's research interests include Oral Diagnostics, Clinical Oral Oncology, Premalignancy, Mucocutaneous Diseases, Xerostomia, Laser Dentistry, and environmentally friendly "green" approaches to wellness. He is active on several professional committees, journal editorial boards, and charitable organizations, and he presents educational talks to doctors, students and the public, as well.