Dr. Andrew Drollinger

Dr. Andrew Drollinger


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Dr. Andrew Drollinger


Dr. Drollinger has a practice limited to oral surgery in Houston, TX. He recently relocated there after having been an assistant professor in Oral Surgery at Roseman College of Dental Medicine in Utah and former Head of their AEGD Program. For a period of time, he also directed their Department of Orofacial Pain and Dysfunction. As full-time faculty, he maintained a 1-day/week private practice doing primarily oral surgery.

Earlier, he completed a one-year oral surgery internship, two-year AEGD Residency, and a two-year Orofacial Pain and Dysfunction Residency – all three at UCLA in Los Angeles, CA. He received his dental degree at the University of Maryland. He teaches oral surgery courses to general dentists throughout the U.S. with an emphasis on surgical extractions and related topics. Dr. Drollinger frequently performs humanitarian dental service. He and his family live in a suburb of Houston.



1998 – 2002 Baltimore College of Dental Surgery 
University of Maryland
Doctor of Dental Surgery
Honors: Gamma Pi Delta Prosthodontic Honor Society, served as vice
Baltimore, MD
1994 – 1998 University of Utah
Bachelor of Science in Medical Biology
Salt Lake City, UT
2008 – 2009 Stony Brook University Medical Center 
Dental Anesthesiology
Oral & IV moderate sedation
Stony Brook, NY
2006 – 2008 University of California Los Angeles 
Orofacial Pain and Dysfunction
Chief Resident
Los Angeles, CA
2004 – 2005 University of California Los Angeles 
Oral and maxillofacial Surgery
One year internship
Los Angeles, CA
2002 – 2004 University of California Los Angeles  
Advanced Education in General Dentistry
Two-year residency
Los Angeles, CA



Cambridge University Press 2010
Core Clinical Competencies in Anesthesiology, a Case-Based Approach.
Case #23 pseudoseizures following office extubation.
Ralph Epstein, DDS and Andrew G. Drollinger, DDS

Drollinger AG, Netser JC, Rodgers GM: dithiocarbamates ameliorate the effects of endotoxin in a rabbit model of disseminated intravascular coagulation (DIC).
Journal of Investigative Medicine 46:78a, 1998.
Presented at the Western Student medical research Forum, Carmel, CA February 5, 1998



  • American Dental Association, member since 2002
  • Utah Dental Association, member since 2011
  • American Dental Education Association, member since 2014



February 2004 Rosarito, Mexico
Exodontia and operative dentistry for the rural poor
June 2001 Dominican Republic
Selected for a three-week service project providing exodontia and operative dentistry for the rural poor.
July 2001 Indian Health Service Denture Externship
Fabricated dentures for Native Americans in Shiprock New Mexico.



2017 – Present Director of Orofacial Pain
Assistant Professor
Roseman University College of Dental Medicine
2016 – 2017 Director of Advanced Education in General Dentistry
Assistant Professor
Roseman University College of Dental Medicine
2014 – 2016 Full-Time Oral Surgery Faculty
Assistant Professor
Roseman University College of Dental Medicine



  • Washington Academy of General Dentistry
    “Oral Surgery for the General Dentist”
    Co-lecture with Karl Koerner, DDS, MS

Roseman University

  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 
    • Routine and Surgical Extractions
    • Medical Emergencies
    • Surgical Instrumentation
    • Local Anesthesia & Pain Management
    • Basic Life Support (Instructor)
    • Nitrous Oxide Sedation
    • Medically Complex Patients 
    • Geriatrics 
    • Intellectual Disability
  • Orofacial Pain & Dysfunction
    • Temporomandibular Joint Disorders
    • TMJ Anatomy
    • Cluster Headache
    • Atypical Odontalgia



2011 – 2014 Riverbend Dental Care
General Dentistry
Comprehensive dental care
Riverton, UT

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