Edgar N. Starcke, Jr., DDS, FACP, graduated from the University of Texas School of Dentistry-Houston, in 1963. After postgraduate training at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, Birmingham, Alabama, Dr. Starcke returned to Houston and joined the Department of Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontics at the UTH School of Dentistry in 1973. He has held many appointments in the Department since then, including Interim Chair for a year, and is currently a Clinical Professor. December 1, 1972 through January 2, 1996, Dr. Starcke held many important positions in the Dental Service at Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Administration Medical Center in Houston, Texas. From Staff Prosthodontist, Program Director, Chief of Dental Service and for the last 13 years there, Administrative Head of the VA Preventive Dentistry Support Center. On the national level, Dr. Starcke served as a member of the VA Assistant Chief Medical Director for Dentistry’s Advisory Council and as faculty on the VA Physicians and Dentists In-residence Program, VACO, Washington, DC.
Dr. Starcke is very interested in the History of Dental Articulators and has authored many articles on the subject. He is the archivist for UTH School of Dentistry here in the Restorative Dentistry & Prosthodontist Department and keeps the On-Line Website up to date.
Dr. Starcke enjoys teaching the dental students the fine nuances of Prosthodontics.