william-stenberg-perio.jpgWilliam Stenberg attended the University of the Pacific receiving his BS in biology-chemistry in 1979 and dental degree in 1982. In 1987 he received his Certificate in Periodontics from Loma Linda University. He received his Master of Public Health in 2005 and a MS in Biology Education in 2012.

Dr. Stenberg's research interests involve the comparative anatomy, function and development of the periodontal ligament and associated oral structures in extant as well as extinct organisms, including such diverse creatures as echinoderms, fish, marine reptiles, early mammals and marsupials.


  1. W Stenberg, Public Health Service Rotations for Coast Guard's Medical Readiness. US Naval Institute- Proceedings 126(12): 75-77, 2000.
  2. W Stenberg, TENS-Induced pain control in a malignant hypothermia susceptible patient. Anesthesia Progress. 41(4): 100-101, 1994.
  3. I Magnusson, W Stenberg, C Batich & J Egelberg, Connective tissue repair in circumferential periodontal defects in dogs following use of a biodegradable membrane. Journal of Clinical Periodontology. 17(4): 243-248, 1990.
  4. W Stenberg & G Quintero, Prevention of infective endocarditis associated with acupuncture needles. International Journal of Chinese Medicine (中國醫藥國際雜誌). 2(1): 39-41, 1985.