School of Dentistry

Meet the Chair

David L. Cochran, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.

David L. Cochran, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D.

Periodontics Chair

Dr. Cochran is currently a professor and the Periodontics department chair at UT Health San Antonio. Dr. Cochran has published numerous scientific articles and abstracts on various periodontal, biochemistry, and implant topics. He has received awards for his research work at both the national and international levels.

Faculty Profile

Welcome to the newly re-designed website for the Department of Periodontics. We are excited to bring you the latest information about our recent advancements and developments; I sincerely hope you enjoy all that our new website has to offer. We've added new features to keep you up-to-date on the field of periodontics. We want you to look at our website as a tool you can utilize to keep you in contact with the world of Periodontics at UT Health San Antonio School of Dentistry. Technology; It's an ever-changing process, so if you'd like to see something on our web pages that would help you navigate our site better, please let us know. We'd love to hear from you.

Through annual retreats, department meetings, and group discussions, the Department works hard to stay at the forefront of the profession. We strive to be the best; your thoughts and encouragement inspire us to excel well into the future. Please let us know about any address changes or news that you'd like to share. It is indeed an exciting time in the Department and in Periodontics!

David L. Cochran, D.D.S., M.S., Ph.D., Chair
7703 Floyd Curl Dr., MSC 7894
San Antonio, TX 78229-3900
PH: 210-567-3602