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Andres Martinez Porras, DDS

 Andres Martinez Porras, DDS
  • Title: Assistant Professor
  • Office: SOD 5438
  • Phone: 713-486-4136
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Administrative Area(s): Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics
  • Education:

    DDS | Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
    Certificate in Orofacial Pain | University of Kentucky
    Internship in Oral Medicine | Case Western Reserve University

A diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain, Dr. Martinez completed his dental degree from Javeriana University in Bogota, Colombia. After graduation, he joined a 1-year Oral Medicine Internship at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, Ohio. His interest in Orofacial Pain motivated him to complete the 2-year Orofacial Pain Residency Program at the University of Kentucky in 2022, serving as chief resident his second year. He became a diplomate of the American Board of Orofacial Pain in 2023.

Dr. Martinez also maintains an active clinical practice and operates Houston TMJ Facial Pain and Sleep, a practice dedicated to the management of temporomandibular disorders, facial pain, headaches, and dental sleep medicine.

Clinical Interests:

Temporomandibular disorders, neuropathic pain, headaches, dental sleep medicine

Languages spoken:

English, Spanish and German