Suzanne Verma

Assistant Professor
Certified Clinical Anaplastologist, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Texas A&M College of Dentistry
3302 Gaston Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75246
Phone: 214-828-8984
Fax: 214-828-8382

Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • University of Illinois at Chicago ~ Master of Associated Medical Science (MAMS) in Biomedical Visualization with emphasis in Maxillofacial Prosthetics, 2001
  • Iowa State University ~ Bachelor of Arts in Biological Pre-Medical Illustration, 1999

Teaching Interests

  • Assistant Professor, Anaplastologist, Center for Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas, 2008 - Present
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Health Care Sciences, Department of Biomedical Communications, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, Texas, 2012 - 2013
  • Anaplastologist, Implant Coordinator Center for Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas, 2003 - 2008
  • Anaplastologist, Craniofacial Osseointegration and Maxillofacial Prosthetic Rehabilitation Unit, Misericordia Community Hospital, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 2001 - 2003
  • Contract Anaplastologist, Department of Otolaryngology/Dental Oncology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, 2001
  • Visiting Anaplastologist, Maxillofacial Unit Laboratory, Morriston Hospital, Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom, 2001
  • Anaplastology Intern, Craniofacial Team, Department of Otolaryngology/Dental Oncology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska, 2001
  • Medical Artist/Prosthetist Intern, Craniofacial Center/Maxillofacial Prosthetics Clinic, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, 2000

Ms. Verma is an Assistant Professor with the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department and a Certified Clinical Anaplastologist with the Center for Maxillofacial Prosthodontics at the Texas A&M College of Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. Her teaching responsibilities include directing a course in maxillofacial prosthetics for the graduate Prosthodontics Department and lecturing to post doctorate oral surgery residents and dental students. Ms. Verma received a Bachelors in Biological Pre-Medical Illustration from Iowa State University and a Masters in Biomedical Visualization with an emphasis in Facial Prosthetics from the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). Her clinical training experiences include UIC's Craniofacial Center, The Maxilllofacial Prosthetics and Dental Oncology Department at the University of Nebraska Medical Center and The Maxillofacial Unit Laboratory of Morriston Hospital in Swansea, Wales, United Kingdom, where she worked as a visiting Anaplastologist. Before arriving in Dallas, Ms. Verma worked as an Anaplastologist in both research and clinical capacities with COMPRU, (now IRSM) in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Her research interests on which she has lectured nationally and internationally include: applications of navigational surgery in extra oral implant placement, incorporations of advanced technology in craniofacial reconstruction, and pre-surgical planning in autologous auricular reconstruction.

Ms. Verma is an active member of numerous field-oriented associations, past Vice President of the Board for Certification in Clinical Anaplastology, Director on the Board for the World Coalition of Anaplastology, and serves as President for the International Anaplastology Association.

Research Interests

  • Applications of Surgical Navigational Systems for Preoperative Planning and Intraoperative Procedures Involved in Craniofacial Bone Anchored Implant Placement
  • Applications of Advanced Digital Technology in Autologous Auricular Reconstruction Planning
  • Clinical Applications of Spectrophotometry

Selected Publications

  • Verma S, Gonzalez M, Schow SR, Triplett RG. Virtual Preoperative Planning and Intraoperative Navigation in Facial Prosthetic Reconstruction: A Technical Note. Intl J Oral Maxillofac Implants. 2017; 32: e77-e81. doi: 10:11607/jomi.5155
  • Verma SN, Schow SR, Stone BH, Triplett RG. Applications of surgical navigational systems for craniofacial bone anchored implant (CBAI) placement. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants; 2009; 24(6):582-588
  • Verma SN, Haggerty S. Anaplastology: Improving patients quality of life. About Face USA Newsletter 2005; 21(1):2-3
  • Verma SN, Habakuk SW, Beatty MW. The color stability of maxillofacial elastomers in combination with UV inhibitors. J Facial and Somato Pros 2003; 8(2)

International Service/Recognition

  • International Anaplastology Association  - President Elect, 2015 -
  • World Coalition of Anaplastology - Director on Executive Board, 2014  - present
  • Board for Certification in Clinical Anaplastology (BCCA) - Vice President, 2011 – 2013, Secretary, 2007-2011
  • International Congress on Maxillofacial Rehabilitation (ISMR) - Communications Committee, Special Interest Group in Facial Prosthetic Rehabilitation, 2010 - present
  • Advanced Digital Technology in Head and Neck Reconstruction  - North American Leadership Group, 2010 - present
  • Iowa State University – Advisory Board for College of Design, Department of Art and Visual Culture, 2014 - present
  • Iowa State University – Outstanding Young Alumni Award , 2015