Lionel M. Candelaria, DDS

Meet Oral Surgeon Dr. Candelaria
Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryDr. Lionel Candelaria

Name Lionel Michael Candelaria
Date of Birth (Place) December 17, 1958 Albuquerque, New Mexico
Citizenship United States
Marital Status Married to Karil Candelaria (25+ years)
Children Nicole, Michael Jonathan
Office Address/phone 6800A Montgomery Blvd, NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109
505-881-1130
505-881-2018
email: nmomsa@aol.com

Education:

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, BS Biology with Chemistry minor, 1981.

University of Missouri at Kansas City, Kansas City, Missouri, Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.), 1985.

Balboa Naval Hospital, San Diego, California, General Practice Residency, 1986.

The University of Tennessee, Memphis and the Regional Medical Center, Internship/Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Certificate, July 1989 – June 1993.

 

Dental Practice Experience:

General Practice Residency: July 1985 – June 1986.

Staff dental officer 3rd Dental Co., 3rd Dental Bn., 3rd FSSG Okinawa, Japan: July 1986 – June 1987.

Staff dental officer lst Dental Co., lst Dental Bn., lst FSSG Camp Pendleton, California: July

1987 – June 1989.

Dental – Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department Head, Naval Hospital, Millington, Tennessee: August 1993 – August 1995.

USS Kitty Hawk, CV 63: August 1995 – September 1996.

Balboa Naval Medical Center, San Diego, CA: September 1996 to July 1997.

Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Associates of New Mexico, P.A. Albuquerque, NM: July 14, 1997 to present

 

Professional Licenses:

State of Tennessee, March 1994 (#DS7004) inactive

State of Missouri, November 1987 (#DE014955) inactive

State of New Mexico, June 1997 (#DD1894)

 

Academic and Administrative Appointments:

Department Head, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Naval Hospital Millington, Tennessee: July 1993 – August 1995.

Clinical Instructor, University of Tennessee, Memphis, College of Dentistry, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: October 1993 – August 1995.

Part time attending staff surgeon, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency training program, Balboa Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego, California:  September 1995 to September1996.

Attending staff surgeon, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency training program, Balboa Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego, California: September 1996 to July 1997.

 

Teaching Experience:

ACLS Provider Course, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, November 1988.

ACLS Provider Course, Naval Hospital Millington, Tennessee, November 8-10, 1993.

ACLS Provider Course, Eastwood Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, November 7, 1993

ACLS Provider Course, Naval Hospital Millington, Tennessee, June 15-16, 1995.

ACLS Instructor Course, Naval Hospital Millington, Tennessee, June 9 and 14, 1995.

ACLS Provider Course, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California, May 14, 1996

ACLS Provider Course, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California, July 1996

ACLS Provider Course, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California, October 6-18, 1996

ACLS Instructor/Provider Course, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California, January 10, 1997

ACLS Provider Course, Naval Medical Center, San Diego, California, May 24-25, 1997

Clinical instructor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis October 1993-August 1995. Primarily weekly resident teaching hospital rounds.

Assistant Course Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Short Course. Naval Dental Center San Diego, California. November 18-20, 1996.

Anatomy and Cosmetic Surgery of the Face.  Three month lecture series for the staff and residents of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Naval Medical Center San Diego, Ca. Dec 1996 – February 1997.

General Practice Residency Periodic Journal Club and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Lectures. Naval Medical Center San Diego, Ca. September 1996 – present.

Attending Staff, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency program, Naval Medical Center San Diego, California.  September 1996 to July 1997.

 

Major Committee Appointments (past and present):

  1. Executive Committee of the Medical Staff, Naval Hospital Millington, January 1993-­January 1994.
  2. Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Naval Hospital Millington, August 1993-­August 1995
  3. Special Care (ICU) Committee, Naval Hospital Millington, August 1993 – August 1995.
  4. Composite Health Care System Implementation Committee, Naval Hospital Millington, November 1993 – August 1995.
  5. Bioethics Committee, Naval Hospital Millington, August 1993 – August 1995.
  6. Controlled Substance Inventory Board, USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), August 1995-September 1996.
  7. Infection Control and Hazardous waste management officer, USS Kitty Hawk (CV 63), August 1995-September 1996.
  8. Oral and Maxillofacial surgery Division Officer, Naval Medical Center San Diego, September 1996 to June 1997.
  9. Delegate from New Mexico to the AAOMS House of Delegates. 1999 to 2005.
  10. Alternate Delegate from New Mexico to the AAOMS House of Delegates. 2005 to present.
  11. New Mexico Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Political Action Committee state chairman 1998 to August 2005.
  12. Oral and maxillofacial surgery section chief: January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2003
  13. Presbyterian Hospital Surgical Services Committee: January 1, 2002 to December 31, 2003
  14. New Mexico Board of dental health care Committee on Anesthesia; January 1, 2002 to September 2006.
  15. Committee for Health Care and Advocacy for the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. October 2005 to present.

 AAOMS Committees and Appoitments:

  1. Delegate from New Mexico to the AAOMS House of Delegates. 1999 to 2005.
  2. Alternate Delegate from New Mexico to the AAOMS House of Delegates. 2005 to present.
  3. New Mexico Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Political Action Committee state chairman 1998 to August 2005.
  4. Committee for Health Care and Advocacy for the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. October 2005 to present.
  5. OMSAT exam item writer: 2004 to present
  6. AAOMS foundation Ambassador 2007-present
  7. OMSPAC day on the Hill 2009-2012
  8. American Medical Association, Relative Update Committee. AAOMS shadow October 2009 to present.
  9. American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial: Board Examiner and member of the examination committee: June 2009 to present:
  10. AAOMS Foundation Ambassador. December 2009 to present.

Military Service:

United States Navy Reserve, September 1981 – June 1985

United States Navy Active Duty, July 1985 – September 14, 1997

United States Navy Reserve, October 29, 1997 to September 1 2005, Retired

USN Commissions and promotions:

  • LTJG, USNR, 1981
  • Lieutenant, USNR, 1985
  • LCDR, USN, 1991
  • CDR, USN, 1996
  • CAPT, USNR, 2001

Personal Awards:

  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal:  1995
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal:  1996
  • Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal:  1997

 

Specialty Status:

  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, March 10, 1995
  • Diplomate, National Dental Board of Dental Anesthesia, April 2004.
  • Fellow, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons, 1995
  • Fellow, American Association of Hospital Dentists, 1986

 

Memberships in Professional and Scientific Organizations:

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon.
  • American Association of Hospital Dentists.
  • Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association Alumni.
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
  • American Dental Association
  • New Mexico Dental Association
  • Albuquerque District Dental Society
  • Southwest Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesia
  • American Cleft Palate Craniofacial Society

 

Honors and Achievements:

College:

Outstanding Young Men of America, 1981.

President of Sigma Chi Fraternity for three terms, 1979 – 1981.

  • Popejoy Intramural Trophy
  • Presidents award for outstanding campus fraternity (first award)
  • Presidents Award for Community service (first award)
  • Peterson award, National award for outstanding Sigma Chi Chapters (first award)

Member of the Inter Fraternity Council.

National Balfour Award Nominee

Numerous College Academic and Service Awards.

Numerous Fraternal Awards.

Part-time employment throughout college.

Postgraduate Education:

Omicron Kappa Upsilon.

Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association.

Class of 1985 American Student Dental Association Representative.

Scholarship Chairman, Psi Omega Fraternity.

First Place Junior Class Table Clinic Presentations.

Selected as UMKC Representative to ADA Annual Session Student Clinician Program, 1985.

First Place Senior Class Table Clinic Presentations.

Yearbook Staff.

Student Instructor in the Sophomore Fixed Prosthetics Lab.

Part-time employment all four years of dental school.

 

Community and Civic Activities:

American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support Instructor.

Sigma Chi Alumni Association.

High School Eagle Scout Outreach program.

Habitat for Humanity, Memphis, Tennessee.

Pee Wee league soccer, basketball and T-ball coach

Cub Scout Pack 241 Den 3 & 3 Leader

Boy Scout Assistant scout master, Troop 409

Track and Field coach for Desert Ridge Middle School

Assistant track and field coach for Sandia Preparatory High School

Medical Mission trip: Thailand May 2003

Medical Mission trip: Ghana May 2005

Mexico Mission Trip: Home building in Mexico 2000-2008

New Mexico Dental Foundation, Donated Dental Services: 1997-present

Member of Cleft Lip and Palate teams in Farmington, Albuquerque and Roswell, Northern Navajo Medical Center New Mexico.

Sandia Prep Outdoor life program: Sponsor and participant in multiple events from 2002 to 2011

Presbyterian Disaster relief:  Iowa June 2009

Presbyterian Disaster relief Port Arthur Texas June 2010

New Mexico Mission of Mercy public relations committee 2010

New Mexico Mission of Mercy: Participant all shifts for three days 2010

Cops for Kids: sponsor of the event and participant December 2007 to present

Smile Fest: carnival event for children with cleft lip and their families. August 18, 2012

Susan B Komen Race for the cure: 2003 to present

 

Research:

Biomedical research support grants S07-RRO5994-03.  Technique for propofol infusion and the efficacy of different infusion dosages in the management of outpatient oral and Maxillofacial surgery, 1992.

Quantification of External beam radiation therapy dosimetry drop off in shielded areas of the head and neck region.

Applications for the use of Autogenous Platelet Rich Plasma in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

 

Invited Lectures and Continuing Education Courses Presented:

  1. “Treatment of Hard and Soft Tissue Dental Emergencies for Medical Doctors,” Medical Staff, Naval Hospital San Diego, November 1985.
  2. “Differential Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Oral Pathological Lesions,”
  3. Dermatology residents and staff, Naval Hospital San Diego, May 1986.
  4. Children’s Dental Health Month Lectures, Okinawa Grade School, February 1987.
  5. “Posterior Etched Porcelain Resin Bonded Restoration” 3rd Dental Company, Camp Pendelton , CA: January 1987.
  6. “Anterior Etched Porcelain Resin Bonded Restoration,” lst Dental Company, November 1 988.
  7. “Orthodontic Supereruption to Enhance Esthetic Gingival Contour,” lst Dental Company, March 1989.
  8. Lecture Preparation with the Aid of Computers and Advanced Photographic Techniques, lst Dental Company, April 1989.
  9. “Maxillofacial Trauma,” Field Medical School candidates, July 1988.
  10. “Oral Pathology and Odontogenic Infections,” VA Medical Center Medicine noon conference, April 1990.
  11. “Management of Odontogenic Infections and Maxillofacial Trauma,” UT Medical Center Medicine conference, June 1990.
  12. “Surgical Pathology,” VA Medical Center Dental Resident conference, July 1990.
  13. “Introduction to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,” Regional Medical Center Operating Room Nurse Orientation, September 1990.
  14. “Introduction to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,” VA Medical Center Physical Therapy Department, June 1992.
  15. “Overview of Oral Pathology,” UT Medical Center ENT Resident Conference, February 1993.
  16. “Diagnosis and Management of Facial Asymmetry,” UT Orthodontic residents, March 1 993.
  17. “Propofol Infusion with Alfentanil for Outpatient Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,” Memphis Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, May 1993.
  18. “Diagnosis of Temporomandibular Disorders,” Naval Hospital Millington Noon Conference, February 1994.
  19. “Surgical Management of Temporomandibular Disorders,” Branch Dental Clinic CME Conference, March 1994.
  20. “Systemic Manifestations of Odontogenic Pathology,” Navy Hospital Millington Noon Conference, June 1994.
  21. “Diagnosis and Treatment of Odontogenic Infections,” Branch Dental Clinic CME Conference, September 1994.
  22. “Arthroscopic Surgery for Management of Temporomandibular Disorders,” Annual Navy Memphis Dental Symposium (Guest Lecturer), March 1995.
  23. “Five case presentations,” UT Memphis Grand Rounds, February 1995.
  24. “Diagnosis and Treatment of Craniofacial Anomalies,” UT staff and resident conference, April 1995.
  25. “Biopsy Techniques,” Naval Dental Center, San Diego, California. Oral Pathology Short Course.
  26. “Arthroscopic Surgery for the Management of Temporomandibular Disorders.” Naval Dental Center, San Diego, California. Temporomandibular Disorders Short Course.
  27. Diagnosis of Maxillofacial Trauma and Management of Odontogenic Infections. Naval Medical Center, San Diego, Independent Duty Corpsman Certification Class. October 28- 29, 1996.
  28. Diagnosis and Treatment of Maxillofacial Trauma. North Island Dental Study Club, November 30, 1996.
  29. “Overview of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery”, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Short Course. Naval Dental Center San Diego, California. November 18, 1996.
  30. “Biopsy Techniques”, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Short Course. Naval Dental Center San Diego, California. November 19, 1996.
  31. “Clinical Pathological Conference”, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Short Course. Naval Dental Center San Diego, California. November 19, 1996.
  32. “Surgical Pathology,” ACP resident conference, Naval Dental Center San Diego, CA. Feb 13, 1997.
  33. “Surgical Management of Temporomandibular disorders.” Temporomandibular Disorders Short Course, Naval Dental Center, San Diego, CA. March 6, 1997.
  34. “Conservative Surgical Management of the TMJ Acute Closed Lock.” Howard Raper Riley Study Club. Albuquerque, NM. November 17, 1997.
  35. “Diagnosis and Treatment of Temporomandibular Disorders.” Nova Care Physical therapy study group. Albuquerque, NM. November 19, 1997.
  36. “Advances in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Diagnosis and treatment of odontogenic infections and Surgical pathlogy. UMKC annual alumni lecture. Albuquerque NM. March 6, 1997
  37. “Bread and Butter Oral and maxillofacial Surgery.” Horizon study club, Albuquerque N.M. June 2, 1998
  38. “Diagnosis and Treatment of Maxillofacial Trauma.” Naval Medical Center San Diego Staff and Residents. July 8, 1998 3.5 hours.
  39. “Diagnosis and Treatment of Maxillofacial Trauma.” Naval Hospital Camp Pendelton Staff and Residents. July 14, 1998 3 hours.
  40. “Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Update for Family Physicians.” New Mexico Association of Family Physicians annual convention. Riodoso, New Mexico 19 July 1998.
  41. “Oral and Maxillofacial Cosmetic Surgery”. Albuquerque District Dental Sciety. Albuquerque, NM. October 16, 1998.
  42. “Dental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient. Albuquerque District Dental Sciety. Albuquerque, NM. October 16, 1998.
  43. “Diagnosis and Treatment of Condylar fractures”. AO/ASIF course on the rigid internal fixation of craniofacial injuries. Albuquerque, NM. November 6, 1998.
  44. “Dental Occlusion and Intermaxillary Fixation for facial trauma”. AO/ASIF course on the rigid internal fixation of Craniofacial injuries. Albuquerque, NM. November 7, 1998.
  45. “Diagnosis and Treatment of Odontogenic Infections.” Admiral Vaughn Navy Reserve Dental Seminar. Fort Worth, Texas. February 26, 2000
  46. “Diagnosis and Treatment of Zygomaticomaxillary fractures.” Lecture to the University of Missouri Kansas city OMFS residents. November 24, 2001
  47. “Diagnosis and Treatment of Odontogenic Infections.” Southern California Acadmey of General dentistry. Park City, Utah. January 12, 2001
  48. New Mexico Academy of General dentistry short course on oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Albuquerque New, Mexico March 12, 13 2003
  49. “Diagnosis and Treatment of Ora land Maxillofacial Pathology.” Southern California Academy of General dentistry. Snow Mass Colorado. January 15, 2003
  50. “Diagnosis ad treatment of impacted wisdom teeth.” UMKC Alumni Convention March 2005.
  51. “Clinical Pharmacology.” UMKC Alumni Convention March 2005
  52. “Diagnosis and Treatment of Cleft Lip and Palate Deformities.” New Mexico Cleft Lip and Palate Symposium. January 2008.
  53. “Clinical Pharmacology Update.” Albuquerque District Dental Society quarterly lecture. September 27, 2012.

 

Table Clinics:

“Resin Bonded Bridge Technique,” University of Missouri at Kansas City Alumni meeting.

“Expandable Anterior Pedodontic Bridge,” University of Missouri at Kansas City Alumni meeting.

“Expandable Anterior Pedodontic Bridge 1984 ADA annual session, Atlanta, Georgia.

“Minor Orthodontics for the General Dentist,” University of Missouri at Kansas City Alumni meeting.

“Etched Porcelain Resin Bonded Restorations,” Tri-Services Dental meeting, Tokyo, Japan.

“Differential Diagnosis of Common Oral Lesions,” UT Alumni meeting.

“Oral and Maxillofacial Bone Grafting,” UT Alumni meeting.

“Propofol Infusion for Outpatient General Anesthesia,” UT Alumni meeting.

“Arthroscopic Sclerotherapy for TMJ Hypermobility,” UT Alumni meeting.

“Arthroscopic Sclerotherapy for TMJ Hypermobility,” Navy Memphis Dental Society.

 

Publications:

Candelaria LM, Warnock GR, Pankey G: Non-painful, smooth-surfaced, bluish nodule on the upper lip. Journal of the American Dental Association 117:487, September 1988.

Candelaria LM, Huttula CS: Angioedema associated with angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vol. 49, No. 11, November 1996.

Candelaria LM, Smith RK: Propofol Infusion For Outpatient Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery Procedures. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 53:124-128, February 1995.

Buttner CA, Candelaria, LM: Revised Antibiotic Prophylaxis: Does a Standard of Care Exist. Journal of the New Mexico Dental Association.

Candelaria LM, Discussion, Journal of oral and Maxillofacial, 56(4):453-454, April 1998.

Fonseca R. 7 Volume set on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Jones JL, Candelaria LM, “Diagnosis and Treatment of Infections in the Maxillofacial Region”. Saunders 2000 (please note, the text book was just published and I do not have a complete citation)

Kimsal, J, Baack,B, Candelaria, LM et. al. Biomechanical Analysis of Mandibular Angle Fractures. JOMS December 2011:Volume 69:12., p3010

 

Professional Study Clubs:

High Desert Dental Colloquium October 1997 to present.

UNM ENT and PRS residency Grand Rounds and Educational Conferences

Albuquerque ITI study club. December 2011-present

 

Hospital Affiliations (past and present):

Naval Hospital, Millington, Tennessee
Balboa Naval Regional Medical Center, San Diego, California
St. Joseph Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM
USAF/VA Medical Center, Albuquerque, NM
Academy Surgery Center, Albuquerque, NM

Current member of the Active Staff with ER call:
Presbyterian Health Care System, Albuquerque, NM
Lovelace Health Care Systems, Albuquerque, NM

Current Affiliate staff:
Northern Navajo Medical Center