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Dr. Amerian D. Sones is a 1979 graduate of Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine and served in the United States Public Health Service from 1979-1981, as Chief Dental Officer. Dr. Sones relocated to Dallas, Texas in 2011, from California. After 28 years in private practice, she has returned to academics and currently holds the position of Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Academic Affairs and Comprehensive Dentistry, serving as Executive Director of Continuing Education, Director, Dental Oncology and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, and prosthodontic faculty member in the Advanced Education General Dentistry Residency Program, Texas A&M University, College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas.
Dr. Sones completed her postgraduate prosthodontics residency in 1983, maxillofacial prosthodontics at UCLA in 1984 and received her MS in Oral Biology in 1984. She accepted a faculty position at UCLA School of Dentistry in the Department of Removable Prosthodontics in 1984. While at UCLA, she was involved with the initial “Branemark Dental Implant Team” and has lectured and taught numerous courses at UCLA and in the community regarding dental implants. She is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, the American College of Prosthodontics, Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics, and the Academy of Osseointegration, for which she serves as President-Elect. Currently Dr. Sones Chairs the AO University Global Task force promoting the mission of the Academy to students, residents, faculty, and young clinician across the globe.