James D. Bates
American board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon, USA
James D. Bates, D.D.S., M.D., is an American board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon in active private practice in Dallas, Texas. Originally from Lubbock, Texas, he attended Texas Tech University as an undergraduate. He graduated with many honors from The University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston with a D.D.S. degree, and from Texas Tech University School of Medicine with an M.D. degree. In addition, he completed an internship in general surgery at Baylor University Medical Center and completed an accredited residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. As a part-time faculty member at Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, he taught physical examination and internal medicine to graduate students in all specialties as a Clinical Associate Professor for 18 years. As the founder of Texas Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, his practice is proud to have maintained 12 years of continuous accreditation as an Office-Based Surgery Practice by the internationally-recognized Joint Commission. His practice focuses on providing full-scope oral and maxillofacial surgery services including orthognathic and TMJ surgery.