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Jack W. Martin, D.D.S., M.S.

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Dual/Joint/Adjunct Appointment

Clinical Associate Professor, Otolaryngology, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, John Sealy Hospital, Galveston, TX
Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center Dental Branch, Houston, TX
Maxillofacial Prosthodontist, Texas Cleft Palate/Craniofacial Deformity Team, The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX

Bio Statement

 

Dr. Jack W. Martin obtained his D.D.S. degree at The University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston.  He graduates Cum Laude from Texas Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Chemistry, followed by a Master of Science degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center in Biological Sciences.  Dr. Martin completed his clinical residency in Prosthodontics from the Veterans Administration in Houston, in addition to a clinical residency in Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Dental Oncology at The University of Texas MD Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute in 1978.  Presently, he is a professor in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery and board certified prosthodontist and has served as Chief of the Section of Oral Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics from 1997 to 2007.  From 1998 to 2010, Dr. Martin was program director of the Advanced Education Program in Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Oncologic Dentistry in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery (HNS), and continues to serve on the Teaching Program staff in Pediatric Dentistry at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.   Additionally, he served in the U.S. Army from 1968-1971.  Dr. Martin has a joint appointment as Clinical Associate Professor in Otolaryngology with The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and serves on numerous national scientific committees to include Chairman of the Awards Committee of the American College of Prosthodontics. His research efforts have included maxillofacial prosthetic rehabilitation, chemoprevention, and leukoplakia (premalignant) diagnostic testing.  Dr. Martin has published extensively and have been recognized by the American Cancer Society as a Clinical Fellow.

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Department of Head & Neck Surgery, Section of Oncologic Dentistry and Prosthodontics
1515 Holcombe Boulevard - Unit #1445
Unit Number: 1445
Houston, TX 77030-4009
Room Number: FCT10.6084
Fax: 713-794-4662

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1982 The University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, TX, MS, Biological Sciences
1978 The University of Texas Dental Branch, Houston, TX, DDS, Doctor of Dental Surgery
1973 Texas Wesleyan College, Fort Worth, TX, BS, Cum Laude, Biology/Chemistry

Postgraduate Training

7/1980-6/1981 American Cancer Society Fellow, Maxillofacial Prosthetics/Dental Oncology, The University of Texas System Cancer Center, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, Houston, TX
7/1978-6/1980 Clinical Residency, Maxillofacial Prosthetics/Dental Oncology, The University of Texas System Cancer Center, M.D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor Institute, Houston, TX
6/1978-11/1978 Clinical Residency, Prosthodontics, Department of Dentistry, Veterans Administration Hospital, Houston, TX

Board Certifications

12/2001 Basic Cardiac Life Support
1/1997 Advanced Cardiac Life Support
6/1991 Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics

Experience/Service

Academic Appointments

Professor, Teaching Program Staff, Pediatric Dentistry, The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center, Houston, TX, 2006-present
Clinical Professor, The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, John Sealy Hospital, Galveston, TX, 1989-2012

Administrative Appointments/Responsibilities

Program Director, Maxillofacial Prosthetics and Oncologic Dentistry Fellowship Program, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, 1998-2010

Honors and Awards

1992 Oncology Times Citation, Cancer Bulletin, "Oral and Dental Care Associated with Cancer Therapy"
1985 Who's Who in Cancer Professionals and Facilities (1st Edition),
1977 Highest Scholastic Average - Xi Psi Phi Fraternity, The University of Texas Dental Branch
1975 Graduated Cum Laude, Texas Wesleyan College
1968-1969 Vietnam Campaign Medal (3 Clusters)

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
Education Committee, 1996
International Society for Maxillofacial Rehabilitation
Member, 2001-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. McGovern SL, Williams MD, Weber RS, Sabichi A, Chambers MS, Martin JW, Chao KS. Three synchronous HPV-associated squamous cell carcinomas of Waldeyer's ring: Case report and comparison with Slaughter's model of field cancerization. Head Neck 32(8):1118-24, 8/2010. e-Pub 7/2009. PMID: 19572386.
2. Oh HK, Chambers MS, Martin JW, Lim HJ, Park HJ. Osteoradionecrosis of the Mandible: Treatment Outcomes and Factors Influencing the Progress of Osteoradionecrosis. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67(7):1378-86, 7/2009. PMID: 19531406.
3. Papadimitrakopoulou VA, Lee JJ, William WN, Martin JW, Thomas M, Kim ES, Khuri FR, Shin DM, Feng L, Hong WK, Lippman SM. Randomized trial of 13-cis retinoic acid compared with retinyl palmitate with or without beta-carotene in oral premalignancy. J Clin Oncol 27(4):599-604, 2/2009. e-Pub 12/2008. PMCID: PMC2645856.
4. Artopoulou II, Martin JW, Suchko GD. Prosthodontic rehabilitation of a 10-year-old ectodermal dysplasia patient using provisional implants. Pediatr Dent 31(1):52-7, Jan-Feb, 1/2009. PMID: 19320260.
5. Chambers MS, Tomsett KL, Artopoulou II, Garden AS, El-Naggar AK, Martin JW, Keene HJ. Salivary flow rates measured during radiation therapy in head and neck cancer patients: a pilot study assessing salivary sediment formation. J Prosthet Dent 100(2):142-6, 8/2008. PMID: 18672129.
6. Gerngross PJ, Chambers MS, Martin JW. Oral rehabilitation of a mandibular discontinuity defect: A clinical report. Tex Dent J 125(5):438-41, 5/2008. PMID: 18561799.
7. Crosby MA, Martin JW, Robb GL, Chang DW. Pediatric Mandibular Reconstruction Using a Vascularized Fibula Flap. Head Neck 30(3):311-9, 3/2008. PMID: 17685454.
8. Ortegon SM, Martin JW, Lewin JS. A Hollow Delayed Surgical Obturator for a Bilateral Subtotal Maxillectomy Patient: A Clinical Report. J Prosthet Dent 99(1):14-8, 1/2008. PMID: 18182180.
9. Lippman SM, Lee JJ, Martin JW, El-Naggar AK, Xu X, Shin DM, Thomas M, Mao L, Fritsche HA, Zhou X, Papadimitrakopoulou V, Khuri FR, Tran H, Clayman GL, Hittelman WN, Hong WK, Lotan R. Fenretinide activity in retinoid-resistant oral leukoplakia. Clin Cancer Res 12(10):3109-14, 5/2006. PMID: 16707609.
10. Lemon JC, Kiat-Amnuay S, Gettleman L, Martin JW, Chambers MS. Facial prosthetic rehabilitation: preprosthetic surgical techniques and biomaterials. Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 13(4):255-62, 8/2005. PMID: 16012251.
11. Tomsett KL, Chambers MS, Martin JW, Gillenwater AM, Lemon JC. A technique for the fabrication of an immediate mandibular surgical stent securing a skin graft. J Prosthet Dent 93(4):395-7, 4/2005. PMID: 15798691.
12. Chambers MS, Keene HJ, Toth BB, Lemon JC, Gallagher SC, Martin CG, Martin JW. Mutans streptococci in xerostomic cancer patients after pilocarpine therapy: a pilot study. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 99(2):180-4, 2/2005. PMID: 15660089.
13. Artopoulou II, Higuera S, Martin JW, Stal S, Chambers MS. Postsurgical use of prosthetic palatal appliances. Two case reports. J Clin Pediatr Dent 30(2):105-8, 2005. PMID: 16491962.
14. Martin JW, Tselios N, Chambers MS. Treatment strategy for patients with ectodermal dysplasia: a case report. J Clin Pediatr Dent 29(2):113-8, 2005. PMID: 15719913.
15. Chambers MS, Garden AS, Kies MS, Martin JW. Radiation-induced xerostomia in patients with head and neck cancer: pathogenesis, impact on quality of life, and management. Head Neck 26(9):796-807, 9/2004. PMID: 15350026.
16. Lemon JC, Brignoni RA, Collard SM, Martin JW, Powers JM, Chambers MS. In vitro effect of microwave irradiation on the retentive force of magnets. J Prosthet Dent 91(4):368-73, 4/2004. PMID: 15116039.
17. Mulshine JL, Atkinson JC, Greer RO, Papadimitrakopoulou VA, Van Waes C, Rudy S, Martin JW, Steinberg SM, Liewehr DJ, Avis I, Linnoila RI, Hewitt S, Lippman SM, Frye R, Cavanaugh PF. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled phase IIb trial of the cyclooxygenase inhibitor ketorolac as an oral rinse in oropharyngeal leukoplakia. Clin Cancer Res 10(5):1565-73, 3/2004. PMID: 15014005.
18. Oh HK, Chambers MS, Garden AS, Wong PF, Martin JW. Risk of osteoradionecrosis after extraction of impacted third molars in irradiated head and neck cancer patients. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62(2):139-44, 2/2004. PMID: 14762744.
19. Chambers, Su JM, Keene HJ, Goldschmidt M, Martin JW. Inhibitory effect of mentholyptus lozenge on a human strain of Streptococcus mutans in vitro: A pilot study. J Greater Houston Dental Society:25-28, 2004.
20. Toth BB, Martin JW, Chambers MS, Robinson KA, Andersson BS. Oral candidiasis: a morbid sequela of anticancer therapy. Tex Dent J 115(6):24-9, 6/1998. PMID: 9667209.
21. Chambers MS, Lemon JC, Martin JW, Wesley PJ. A hybrid-mold technique for fabricating facial prostheses. J Prosthet Dent 75(1):53-5, 1996. PMID: 8850452.
22. King GE, Martin JW. Complete dentures for the obturator patient. Dent Clin North Am 40(1):217-37, 1996. PMID: 8635623.
23. Martin JW, Lemon JC, Schusterman MA. Oral and dental rehabilitation after mandible reconstruction. Operative Techniques in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 3:264-271, 1996.
24. Martin JW, Chambers MS, Lemon JC, Toth BB, Helfrick JF. Prosthodontic and surgical considerations for pediatric patients requiring maxillectomy. Pediatr Dent 17(2):116-21, 3/1995. PMID: 7603905.
25. Lemon JC, Martin JW, Chambers MS, Wesley PJ. Technique for magnet replacement in silicone facial prostheses. J Prosthet Dent 73(2):166-8, 2/1995. PMID: 7722933.
26. Lemon JC, Martin JW, Wesley PJ, King GE. Use of nonconductive tubing for nasal stent fabrication. J Prosthet Dent 71(3):301-2, 3/1994. PMID: 8164174.
27. Martin JW, Lemon JC, King GE. Maxillofacial restoration after tumor ablation. Clin Plast Surg 21(1):87-96, 1994. PMID: 8112016.
28. Martin JW, Austin JR, Chambers MS, Lemon JC, Toth BB. Postoperative care of the maxillectomy patient. ORL Head Neck Nurs 12(3):15-20, 1994. PMID: 8564764.
29. King GE, Martin JW, Lemon JC, Schusterman MA, Reece GP. Maxillofacial prosthetic rehabilitation combined with plastic and reconstructive surgery. Compendium 14(11):1390, 1393-4, 1396-9, 11/1993. PMID: 8620376.
30. Lemon JC, Martin JW, Wesley PJ, King GE. Technique for controlling the thickness of a facial prosthesis when an acrylic resin core is used. J Prosthet Dent 70(5):447-8, 11/1993. PMID: 8254549.
31. Reece GP, Martin JW, Lemon JC, Jacob RF. Mandible fragment fixation during reconstruction: the splint-and-plate technique. Ann Plast Surg 31(2):128-33, 8/1993. PMID: 8215127.
32. Lemon JC, Martin JW, King GE. Repair of urethane silicone prostheses. J Prosthet Dent 69(3):344-5, 3/1993. PMID: 8445571.
33. Lippman SM, Batsakis JG, Toth BB, Weber RS, Lee JJ, Martin JW, Hays GL, Goepfert H, Hong WK. Comparison of low-dose isotretinoin with beta carotene to prevent oral carcinogenesis. N Engl J Med 328(1):15-20, 1/1993. PMID: 8416267.
34. Lemon JC, Martin JW, King GE. A flasking technique for microwave processing of silicone prostheses. J Prosthet Dent 68(3):545-8, 9/1992. PMID: 1432779.
35. Martin JW, Lemon JC, Jacobsen ML, Papadopoulos G, King GE. Extraoral retention of an obturator prosthesis. J Prosthodont 1(1):65-8, 9/1992. PMID: 1308225.
36. Dever LL, Martin JW, Seaworth B, Jorgensen JH. Varied presentations and responses to treatment of infections caused by Mycobacterium haemophilum in patients with AIDS. Clin Infect Dis 14(6):1195-200, 6/1992. PMID: 1623075.
37. Nakamura SH, Martin JW, King GE, Kramer DC. The labial plate major connector in the partial mandibulectomy patient. J Prosthet Dent 62(6):673-5, 12/1989. PMID: 2685259.
38. Martin JW, Jacob RF, King GE. Boxing the altered cast impression for the dentate obturator by using plaster and pumice. J Prosthet Dent 59(3):382-4, 3/1988. PMID: 2831353.
39. Barrett NV, Martin JW, Jacob RF, King GE. Physical therapy techniques in the treatment of the head and neck patient. J Prosthet Dent 59(3):343-6, 3/1988. PMID: 3279193.
40. Martin JW, Shupe RJ, Jacob RF, King GE. Mandibular positioning prosthesis for the partially resected mandibulectomy patient. J Prosthet Dent 53(5):678-80, 5/1985. PMID: 3858532.
41. Martin JW, Jacob RF, Larson DL, King GE. Surgical stents for the head and neck cancer patient. Head Neck Surg 7(1):44-6, 10/1984. PMID: 6386750.
42. Martin JW, Ganz SD, King GE, Jacob RF, Kramer DC. Cranial implant modification. J Prosthet Dent 52(3):414-6, 9/1984. PMID: 6592339.
43. Rambach SC, Martin JW, King GE, Kramer DC. Fitting removable partial denture frameworks to the master cast prior to try-in appointment. J Prosthet Dent 52(2):308, 8/1984. PMID: 6381717.
44. Teichgraeber J, Larson DL, Castaneda O, Martin JW. Skin grafts in intraoral reconstruction. A new stenting method. Arch Otolaryngol 110(7):463-7, 7/1984. PMID: 6732589.
45. Martin JW, King GE. Framework retention for maxillary obturator prostheses. J Prosthet Dent 51(5):669-72, 5/1984. PMID: 6374123.
46. King GE, Martin JW. Cast circumferential and wire clasps for obturator retention. J Prosthet Dent 49(6):799-802, 6/1983. PMID: 6348262.
47. King GE, Martin JW. Prosthodontic care of patients receiving chemotherapy and irradiation to the head and neck. Curr Probl Cancer 7(10):43-50, 4/1983. PMID: 6342975.
48. King GE, Martin JW, Munson TJ. Functional mandibular surgical stents: use in primary reconstruction of the cancer patient. J Prosthet Dent 49(2):217-9, 2/1983. PMID: 6338219.
49. Toth BB, Fleming TJ, Lomba JA, Martin JW. Angiosarcoma metastatic to the maxillary tuberosity gingiva. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol 52(1):71-4, 7/1981. PMID: 6944682.

Invited Articles

1. Chambers MS, Martin JW, Fleming TJ, Garden AS. Prevention and treatment of oral complications associated with radiation therapy. Comfort Zone, 3d edition. MGI Pharma, Inc., Minneapolis, MN Spring, 1996.
2. King g, Martin JW, Chambers MS. Interim Obturators. In: Beumer J, Zlotolow I, Esposito S (eds). Proceedings of the 1st International Congress on Maxillofacial Prosthetics. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center 1:32-35, 1995.
3. King, Martin JW, Lemon JC, Schusterman MA, Reece GP. Maxillofacial prosthetic rehabilitation combined with plastic and reconstructive surgery. MD Anderson Oncology Case Report and Review 8:1-11, 1993.
4. Toth, Martin JW, Fleming TJ. Oral and dental care associated with cancer therapy. Cancer Bulletin 43:397-402, 1991. PMID: 2202749.
5. Toth BB, Martin JW, Fleming TJ. Oral complications associated with cancer therapy. An M. D. Anderson Cancer Center experience. J Clin Periodontol 17(7 ( Pt 2)):508-15, 8/1990. PMID: 2202749.
6. King G, Martin JW. The Co2 laser: It’s use in removing benign oral lesions. Cancer Bulletin 41:251-252, 1989.
7. Martin JW, Jacob RF, King GE, Kramer DC. Dental prostheses utilized in rehabilitation of the oral cancer surgical patient. J Houst Dist Dent Soc:8, 1983.
8. Martin JW, Lomba JA, King GE. Maxillofacial prosthetics and oral surgery for the head and neck cancer patient. Cancer Bulletin:34-48, 1982.

Book Chapters

1. Hofstede TM, Martin JW, Lemon JC, Chambers MS. Dental Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthetics. In: Head and Neck Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 4. Ed(s) LB Harrison, RB Sessions, MS Kies. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins: Philadelphia, 185-202, 2013. ISBN: 978-1451144871.
2. Chambers MS, Hofstede TM, Jacob RF, Martin JW, Montgomery PC, Wesley PJ. Prosthetic Rehabilitation of the Head & Neck. In: Cutaneous Malignancy of the Head and Neck: A Multidisciplinary Approach. Chapter 35, 1st Edition. Ed(s) RS Weber, BA Moore. Plural Publishing: San Diego, California, 587-599, 2011. ISBN: 1597563382.
3. Chambers MS, Garden AS, Martin JW, Kies MS, Weber RS, Lemon JC. Oral and Orofacial Considerations in Oncology. In: Medical Care of Cancer Patients. Chapter 35. Ed(s) SC Yeung, CP Escalante, RF Gagel. BC Decker, Inc. Shelton, CT, 307-319, 2009.
4. Hofstede TM, Jacob RF, Montgomery PC, Wesley PJ, Martin JW, Chambers MS. Prosthetic Rehabilitation of Patients Undergoing Skull Base Surgery. In: Comprehensive Management of Skull Base Tumors. Chapter 9, 1st Edition. Ed(s) EY Hanna. Informa Publishing: New York, 147-155, 2008. ISBN: 9780849340543.
5. Martin JW, Lemon JC, Chambers MS. Oral prosthetic rehabilitation for the patient with head and neck cancer. In: Oral Cancer: Diagnosis, Management, and Rehabilitation. Chapter 24. Ed(s) JW Werning. Thieme Medical Publishing: New York, 278-287, 2007. ISBN: 9781588903099.
6. Chambers MS, Martin JW, Fife CE, Garden AS, Gerngross PJ, Lemon JC. Osteoradionecrosis. In: Oral Cancer. Chapter 26. Ed(s) Werning JW. Thieme Medical Publishing: New York, 296-303, 2007.
7. Chambers MS, Garden AS, Manzullo EF, Lemon JC, Martin JW. Xerostomia and Mucositis. In: Oral Cancer - Diagnosis, Management, and Rehabilitation. Chapter 25, 1st Edition. Ed(s) JW Werning. Thieme Medical Publishing: New York, 288-295, 2007. ISBN: 9781588903099.
8. Chambers MS, Lemon JC, Martin JW. Surgical Techniques to Enhance Prosthetic Rehabilitation. In: Head and Neck Surgery – Otolaryngology. 1, 4th Edition. Ed(s) BJ Bailey, JT Johnson, SD Newlands. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins: Philadelphia, 1853-1865, 2006. ISBN: 9780781755610.
9. Chambers MS, Garden AS, Lemon JC, Kies MS, Martin JW. Oral complications of the cancer treatment. In: Oral Care in Advanced Disease. Chapter 15. Ed(s) A Davies, I Finlay. Oxford University Press: Oxford, 171-184, 2005. ISBN: 9780192632432.
10. Martin JW, Chambers MS, Lemon JC. Dental Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthetics. In: Head and Neck Cancer: A Multidisciplinary Approach, 3. Ed(s) LB Harrison, RB Sessions, WK Hong. Lippincott Williams and Wilkins: Philadelphia, 115-129, 2004. ISBN: 9780781771368.
11. Chambers MS, Lemon JC, Martin JW, Garden AS, Toth BB. Oral rehabilitation of patients with head and neck cancer. In: Cancer of the Head and Neck, 4. Ed(s) Myers EN, Suen JY, Myers JN, Hanna EYN. W. B. Saunders: Philadelphia, 671-706, 2003.
12. Martin JW, Chambers MS, Jacob RF, Toth BB, Lemon JC. Principles of Oncologic Dentistry. In: Multidisciplinary Care of Head and Neck Cancer, 1. Ed(s) H Goepfert, 2002.
13. Martin JW, Lemon JC, Chambers MS. Surgical Techniques to Enhance Prosthetic Rehabilitation: Oral and Dental Oncologic Principles. In: Head and Neck Surgery-Otolaryngology, 3. Ed(s) Bailey BJ. Lippincott-Raven Company: Philadelphia, 1597-1606, 2001.
14. Martin JW, Chambers MS, Fleming TJ, Lemon JC. Prosthetic rehabilitation of the nasal and paranasal sinus area. In: Comprehensive Management of Head and Neck Tumors. 1, 2nd Edition. Ed(s) Thawley SE, Panje WR. W B Saunders Company: Philadelphia, 608-624, 1999.
15. Martin JW, Lemon JC, Chambers MS. Surgical Techniques to Enhance Prosthetic Rehabilitation: Oral and Dental Oncologic Principles. In: Head and Neck Surgery-Otolaryngology, 2nd Edition. Ed(s) BJ Bailey, et al. Lippincott-Raven Company: Philadelphia, 1855-1868, 1998. ISBN: 0397518463.
16. Lemon JC, Chambers MS, Martin JW. Prosthetic rehabilitation of patients with advanced nonmelanoma skin cancer. In: Clinics in Plastic Surgery. 24. Ed(s) MA Schusterman. W B Saunders Company: Philadelphia, 797-816, 1997. ISBN: 0094-1298.
17. Martin JW, Lemon JC, King GE. Oral and facial restoration with prosthetics. In: Reconstructive Plastic Surgery for Cancer. Ed(s) SS Knoll. Mosby: St. Louis, 130-138, 1996. ISBN: 0815152647.
18. Lemon JC, Martin JW. Prosthetic rehabilitation. In: Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancers of the Head and Neck. 132, 8th Edition. Ed(s) RS Weber, JJ Miller, H Goefert. Williams & Wilkins: Baltimore, 305-312, 1996. ISBN: 0683088882.

Last updated: 7/15/2014