TSBDE Accepting Applications for Advisory Committee on Dental Anesthesia

The Texas State Board of Dental Examiners is accepting applications for three new members of the Advisory Committee on Dental Anesthesia. The Board’s Presiding Officer will review applications and announce his selection at the November 2023 Board meeting. Once the candidates are approved by the Board, the term will begin December 2023. Pursuant to Rule 100.12, the committee will require:

1) an oral and maxillofacial surgeon;

2) a dental anesthesiologist who holds a level 4 sedation/anesthesia permit; and

3) a general dentist who holds a level 1 sedation/anesthesia permit and no higher permit.

The purpose of the advisory committee is to analyze and report on de-identified data and associated trends concerning anesthesia-related deaths or incidents. The appointment is for a two (2) year term.  The committee typically meets one time per year either in person or via Zoom. For more information or to send your completed application, please email Wendy Richardson at wrichardson@tsbde.texas.gov.

Click here for the downloadable application form.

Dental Board Committees

NameLeadership Role(s)Committee(s)Term Completion
Dr. David YuPresiding OfficerEx Officio in all committees2/1/2025
Dr. Robert McNeillSecretary, Licensing Committee ChairLicensing Committee, Anesthesia Committee2/1/2027
Dr. Linda BurkeDental Practice Committee ChairAnesthesia Committee2/1/2025
Mr. Ricky GarciaCE Review Committee, Dental Practice Committee, Disciplinary Review Committee2/1/2027
Dr. Bryan HendersonAnesthesia Committee ChairAnesthesia Committee, Dental Practice Committee2/1/2029
Ms. Lorie JonesCE Review Committee, Dental Practice Committee, Disciplinary Review Committee2/1/2029
Sarah LambCE Review Committee, Licensing Committee, Disciplinary Review Committee2/1/2029
Dr. Yvonne MaldonadoDisciplinary Review Committee ChairLicensing Committee, Disciplinary Review Committee2/1/2027
Dr. Margo MelchorCE Review Committee ChairCE Review Committee, Anesthesia Committee2/1/2027
Dr. Brady MoreheadCE Review Committee, Licensing Committee, Anesthesia Committee2/1/2029
Ms. Lois PalermoLicensing Committee, Dental Practice Committee, Disciplinary Review Committee2/1/2025