Douglas A. Terry is an educationist, administrator, researcher and specialist in Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry. He received his DDS from the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental Branch, Houston (1978). He is the holder of various academic positions with a number of universities worldwide. He is the founder and CEO of design Technique International and the Institute of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry. He maintains a private practice in Houston, Texas.
He is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and an honorary member of the Indian Academy of Restorative Dentistry. He has served as a research associate for REALITY Research Lab and as a clinical associate for REALITY Publishing, and he is a member of the International Association for Dental Research.
He has received various professional awards and fellowships in the American and International College of Dentists, the Academy of General Dentistry, the International Academy of Dental Facial Aesthetics. He is a member and the US vice president of Oral Design International. He is also an editorial member of numerous peer-reviewed scientific journals and has published over 230 articles on various topics in esthetic and restorative dentistry.
He has authored the textbook “Natural Aesthetics with Composite Resin” (Montage Media, 2004) and “Restoring with Flowables” (Quintessence 2017), among others. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on various subjects in restorative and esthetic dentistry and is a dental materials clinical research consultant for industry manufacturers.
Research interests: esthetic dentistry, dental materials, restorative dentistry.