Terry D. Rees, DDS, MSD

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Title: Professor Emeritus
Company: Texas A&M College of Dentistry
Location: Dallas, Texas, United States

Terry Rees, Professor Emeritus at the Texas A&M College of Dentistry, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Doctors for dedication, achievements, and leadership in periodontology and dental education.

As a licensed dentist in the state of Oregon since 1980, Dr. Rees has amassed a wealth of experience. After graduating with a DDS from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in Memphis, Tennessee, in 1957, he served in the United States Army for 27 years. He received a certificate of completion in advanced dentistry from the United States Army Institute of Dental Research at the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in 1962 and further obtained a certificate of completion from the Army Medical Department Officers Career Course at the Brooke Army Medical Center’s Medical Field Service School. Dr. Rees earned a certificate in periodontology and an MSD from the Baylor College of Dentistry in 1969, a specialty board certification from the American Board of Periodontology in 1975 and an additional specialty board certification from the American Board of Oral Medicine in 1985.

Dr. Rees accepted a position as a professor of periodontics at the Stomatology Center of the Texas A&M College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas, in 1984. He held this position for more than 30 years, and since 2017 he has held the designation of a professor emeritus in periodontics. In addition to his primary pursuits, he acted as a consultant to the American Board of Dental Examiners from 2006 to 2014 as well as to the committee on scientific affairs for the American Dental Association from 2004 to 2017. More recently, Dr. Rees was a member of the board of directors for the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation from 2010 to 2016, and has also found success through his written work, authoring and contributing to more than 250 scientific publications. As an accomplished member of his field, he is the eponym of the Terry Rees Endowed Chair in Stomatology at the Texas A&M University College of Dentistry in 2018, and he has been recognized with myriad further accolades and honors. In the coming years, Dr. Rees plans to be enjoying his full retirement.

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