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Richard C. Cardoso, DDS, MS

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

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

Bio Statement

Dr. Richard Cardoso is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Head and Neck Surgery at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, in the Section of Oral Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics.  He obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the New York University College of Dentistry, and completed a Clinical Residency in Combined Prosthodontics at the Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Houston, Texas.  He then undertook a Clinical Fellowship in Oral Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics at MD Anderson Cancer Center, and completed his Master of Science degree in Prosthodontics at the University of Texas Dental Branch, also in Houston.  His clinical interests include implant dentistry and prosthetic rehabilitation, while his research focuses on radiation-induced oral morbidities and Trismus.

Research Interests

Radiation-induced oral morbidities

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

2011 The University of Texas - Dental Branch, Houston, TX, MS, Prosthodontics
2005 New York University, College of Dentistry, New York, NY, DDS, Doctor of Dental Surgery
2001 Rutgers University, The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers College, New Brunswick, NJ, BA, Bachelors of Arts Biological Sciences, Portuguese

Experience/Service

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, 2014 Oral Oncology Symposium Planning Committee, 4/2012-5/2014

Honors and Awards

2010 2011 American College of Prosthodontics Education Foundation Fellowship Research Award, American College of Prosthodontics Education Foundation
2005 New York Academy of Dentistry Ethics and Professionalism Award, New York Academy of Dentistry
2004 Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics Honors Program, Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics
2003-2005 National Health Service Corp Scholar, Full Scholarship: New York University, College of Dentistry, National Health Service Corp

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthodontics
Member, 2007-present
American College of Prosthodontics
Member, 2007-present
American Dental Association
Member, 2005-present
American Prosthodontics Society
Member, 2010-present
Greater Houston Dental Society, Houston, TX
Member, 2012-present
Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics
Member, 2004-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Cardoso RC, Gerngross PJ, Dominici JT, Kiat-Amnuay S. Survey of currently selected dental implants and restorations by prosthodontists. JOMI. In Press.

Abstracts

1. Cardoso RC, Gerngross PJ, Kiat-Amnuary S. Survey of Currently Selected Dental Implants and Restorations by Prosthodontists. 82nd Annual Meeting of the American Prosthodontic Society:12 (#Abstract 14), 2010.
2. Cardoso RC, Gerngross PJ, Kiat-Amnuay S. Survey of Currently Selected Dental Implants and Restorations by Prosthodontists. 39th Annual Session of the American Session of the American College of Prosthodontics:pp 12 (#Abstract 10), 2009.
3. Cardoso RC, Gerngross PJ, Kiat-Amnuay S. Survey of Currently Selected Dental Implants and Restorations by Prosthodontists. 57th Meeting of the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics:pp 77 (#Abstract 12), 2009.
4. Cardoso RC, Gerngross PJ. The Treatment of Trismus Using the Dynasplint Trismus Appliance: A Case Series. 56th Annual Scientific Session of American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics:pp 65 (#Abstract 5), 10/2008.
5. Cardoso RC, Gerngross PJ. Treatment of Trismus Using the Dynasplint Trismus Appliance: A Case Series. 38th Annual Session of the American Session of the American College of Prosthodontics:pp 12 (#Abstract 36), 10/2008.

Last updated: 8/27/2013