Program Faculty Associates

William F. Rose, Jr.

William RoseWilliam F. Rose, Jr., D.D.S., is an Assistant Professor and Group Leader of one of eight General Practice Groups in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry here at UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Dentistry.  He is the former Director of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program (AEGD).  Dr. Rose also maintains a private practice in the Faculty Practice Clinic at the School of Dentistry.  He is a Diplomate of the Federal Services Board of General Dentistry and is also Certified by the American Board of General Dentistry. He is a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry and recently received their highest recognition: Lifelong Learning and Service Recognition (LLSR) award.  He is a member of the Academy of Operative Dentistry and serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Operative Dentistry. He is also a member of the American Dental Education Association, the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association and the San Antonio District Dental Society, Omikron Kappa Upsilon, and is a Fellow in the American College of Dentists. 

Dr. Rose received his B.S. degree from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York and his DDS degree from Indiana University School of Dentistry.   His post-graduate education includes a one-year GPR program at Letterman Army Medical Center at the Presidio of San Francisco, California and a two-year AEGD program at the US Army Dental Activity in Fort Knox, Kentucky.  Prior to joining the faculty at the School of Dentistry, his positions included the following: Chief of Staff for the US Army Dental Command and Assistant Inspector General (dental) for the US Army Medical Command. He also had a period of about three years as a full-time associate in a private practice setting.

He has received several teaching awards while at the Dental School, including the Presidential Award for Teaching Excellence, the Dental School Faculty Assembly Teaching Excellence Award on two occasions, the Postdoctoral General Dentistry Teacher of the Year Award three times and The Dental Student Association Professor of the Year Award twice.  He has been recognized in the Consumer’s Research Council of America’s “Guide to America’s Top Dentists” and has been listed in Texas Monthly magazine as one of Texas’ Super Dentists.  He has co-authored a chapter in the textbook Fundamentals of Operative Dentistry, 3d edition, edited by James B. Summitt, J. William Robbins, Thomas J. Hilton, and Richard S. Schwartz.

Department: Comphrehensive Dentistry
Bldg/Rm: HSC-School of Dentistry/2.648U