Roland Williams, DDS
Meet Dr. Williams
Prior to pursuing his education in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dr. Williams graduated from faith-based Oakwood University with a Natural Science degree. It was when he was doing course work toward a Masters in Healthcare Administration through the Loma Linda University School of Public Health that he was introduced to dentistry and applied to Loma Linda Dental School. After an immediate acceptance into dental school, he chose to pursue dentistry as his career path. He completed his post-graduate residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Harbor – UCLA Medical Center. Dr. Williams was named Resident of the Year for both 2009 and 2010.
An active participant in numerous professional organizations, Dr. Williams is a member of the American Associations of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology, a Fellow of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, a Fellow of the Southern California Academy of Oral Pathology, and a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Society, Tri-county Dental Society and National Association of Seventh-Day Adventist Dentists.
Research, Publications & Presentations
Dr. Williams served as an investigator in numerous research studies at Loma Linda School of Dentistry for over two years. He also co-published articles that discussed the clinical application of bone morphogenetic protein and its benefits in maxillofacial surgery.
International Dental Outreach
Dr. Williams is committed to sharing his dental expertise he has participated in several outreach trips to provide dental care in Belize, Costa Rica, Dubai and Mexico.
He is so passionate to serve the underserved that he commits one weekend every quarter of dental service.
Community and Family
Dr. Williams truly believes in community service and finds opportunities to give back. He’s a mentor and an avid promoter of the profession.
When not treating patients, Dr. Williams is traveling and spending time with his beautiful kids.