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Maria D. Gonzalez, DDS, MS

 Maria D. Gonzalez, DDS, MS
  • Title: Associate Professor; Assistant Program Director, Graduate Prosthodontics
  • Office: SOD-5443
  • Phone: 713-486-4136
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  • Administrative Area(s): Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics
  • Education:

    DDS | Universidad Veracruzana, Veracruz, Mexico, 1996
    Certificate, Preceptorship in Prosthodontics | UTHSCSA, 1998
    MS in Prosthodontics | UTHealth School of Dentistry, 2002

A diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Dr. Gonzalez received her dental degree from Universidad Veracruzana in Veracruz, Mexico in 1996. She worked in private practice for two years and then entered a preceptorship program in prosthodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. In 2002, she completed a residency and earned as master of science degree in prosthodontics from The University of Texas Health Science Center (UTHealth) School of Dentistry at Houston.

Dr. Gonzalez has been on the UTSD faculty since 2002 and in 2008 received the Dean's Teaching Excellence Award for Scholarship in Teaching. In 2009 she was elected to faculty membership in the Mu Mu Chapter of Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society. Currently she is a part-time associate professor in the Department of Prosthodontics and maintains a private practice limited to prosthodontics.

Clinical Interests

Complete dentures, fixed prosthodontics, implant prosthodontics

Languages Spoken

English, Spanish