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. Linda BurkeDental Practice Committee ChairAnesthesia, Dental Practice (Chair)2/1/2025
Mr. Ricky GarciaDental Practice, Disciplinary Review, Licensing2/1/2027
Dr. Bryan HendersonAnesthesia Committee ChairAnesthesia (Chair), Dental Practice2/1/2023
Ms. Lorie JonesAnesthesia, CE Review, Dental Practice2/1/2023
Dr. Yvonne MaldonadoDisciplinary Review Committee ChairDisciplinary Review (Chair), Licensing2/1/2027
Dr. Robert McNeillSecretary, Licensing Committee ChairAnesthesia, Licensing (Chair)2/1/2027
Dr. Margo MelchorCE Review Committee ChairAnesthesia, CE Review (Chair), Disciplinary Review2/1/2027
Ms. Lois PalermoCE Review, Dental Practice, Licensing2/1/2025
Dr. Jorge QuirchCE Review, Disciplinary Review, Licensing2/1/2023
Ms. Kathryn SiskDental Practice2/1/2023