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David E. Jaramillo, DDS

Dr. David E. Jaramillo, DDS
  • Title: Professor
  • Office: SOD-6417
  • Phone: 713-486-4224
  • Email: David.E.Jaramillo@uth.tmc.edu
  • Department/Administrative Area: Endodontics
  • Education:

    DDS | Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara Dental School
    Advanced Education in Endodontics | Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara

Dr Jaramillo is a professor at the Department of Endodontics at UTHealth School of Dentistry, having joined the faculty in 2014. He has been teaching non-stop since 1990, when he began teaching on a part-time basis.

Dr. Jaramillo became a full-time professor in 2004 when he accepted two positions, one at the University of Southern California and the other at Loma Linda University in California. In 2006 he became a full-time faculty member at Loma Linda University as an assistant professor of endodontics, clinic director of endodontics, and course director of endodontics in the International Dentist Program.

He worked under direct supervision of  Dr. Jim Simon and Bill Costerton at the Center for Biofilms at USC, and under supervision of Dr. Leif K Bakland and Yiming Li at the Center for Dental Research and the Advanced Imaging and Microscopy Core at Loma Linda School of Medicine and at  Center Facility for Advanced Microscopy and Microanalysis at UC Riverside.

Dr. Jaramillo's main research focus is in the irrigation of the root canal system. He has dictated more than 100 conferences worldwide, published over 22 peer-reviewed papers, and he has written seven book chapters, including one in Spanish and one in Portuguese. He is very active in different committees at UTHealth School of Dentistry, and was recently inducted into the International College of Dentists. Dr. Jaramillo is also a very active member of the International Federation of Endodontic Associations.