Science and Education Liaison
Osteo Science Foundation
Myron R. Tucker, DDS
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Scientific Liaison, Osteo Science Foundation
8 Morgan Place Dr.
Isle of Palms, SC 29451
Cell 704-591-5525 Fax 843-242-8330
Dr. Tucker received his dental degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1976. He completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency at the Medical University of South Carolina. He was a full time faculty member at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry and UNC Hospitals from 1982-1992 where he was the director of graduate education in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He was in private practice in Charlotte, NC. for eighteen years and recently retired. While maintaining a private practice he held academic appointments as an Adjunct Clinical Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Louisiana State University Medical Center in New Orleans, LA and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Department of Orthodontics. Dr. Tucker is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and served as an examiner and section chairman for the ABOMS board examinations.
Dr. Tucker is an editor and co-author of 8 textbooks on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. These textbooks have been widely used throughout the United States and other countries with the book translated into 7 different languages. He has also written 40 chapters in 11 other books. Dr. Tucker has been very active in clinical and basic science research and has written over 60 publications in scientific journals. He has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally (over 500 invited lectures) on many subjects with his primary focus on orthognathic surgery. Dr. Tucker is currently involved in several educational and consulting activities and is the Scientific Liaison for the Osteo Science Foundation.
Disclosure: Stryker Surgical INC: Consultant/Advisory Board, Speaker/Honoraria
Saturday, September 21
10:40 AM – 12:20 PM