Program Faculty Associates

Kevin M. Gureckis

Kevin GureckisDr. Kevin M. Gureckis is currently on staff as a full-time Associate Professor, Department of Comprehensive Dentistry at UT Health Science Center San Antonio School of Dentistry, as a General Practice Group Leader.  He is a retired military officer, with over 24 years of active duty service in the USAF, ending his career as director of the two-year AEGD residency at Lackland AFB, TX, along with appointments as Military Consultant to the USAF Surgeon General for General Dentistry and Special Consultant to the Assistant Surgeon General for Dental Services.

He graduated from the College of the Holy Cross with a B.A. in Chemistry in 1973, and received his D.M.D. degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1976.  A one-year General Practice Residency was completed in 1977 at Wright-Patterson AFB, OH, along with a two-year General Dentistry Residency at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland AFB, TX in 1989.  In addition to seven other past military assignments, he has had four years of private practice experience in Goose Creek, SC.
Dr. Gureckis is a diplomate of the Federal Services Board of General Dentistry and American Board of General Dentistry.  He is a member of the ADA’s Commission on Dental Accreditation as a site visit consultant. He is a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry, and Fellow in the International College of Dentists.  He is also a member of the Academy of Operative Dentistry, the American Dental Education Association and the Federation Dentale Internationale/USA Section. He is a board member on the Texas AGD. He serves on the Editorial Board for the Operative Dentistry journal.  He is the current recipient of the School of Dentistry's Development Board Professorship in Clinical Dentistry. He has had clinical research experience and has authored scientific articles. He serves on numerous dental school committees, including the dental school representative to ADEA. Dr. Gureckis has presented over 200 scientific lectures to military and civilian dental groups.

Department: Comphrehensive Dentistry
Bldg/Rm: HSC-School of Dentistry/3.637U