Ronald D. Elvers, DDS, MS
Associate Clinical Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine, and Director of Clinics
- General Dentistry
- BS, University of Iowa, 1970
- DDS, University of Iowa, 1974
- MS, University of Southern California, 1980
- Comprehensive Dentistry Residency, Naval Dental School, Bethesda, Maryland, 1988
To Make an Appointment:
- Call 319-335-8232
Brief Professional Resume:
Dr. Elvers joined the College of Dentistry in 1996. He is director of clinics and an associate clinical professor in the Department
of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine.
: Dr. Elvers serves as course director for Introduction to Quality Assurance
for junior dental students.
He also lectures about HIPAA, patient management, risk management, and record keeping to junior and senior dental students. He works with
dental students in screening patients for admission and coordinates the dental hygiene program between the College of Dentistry and Kirkwood
Community College. Dr. Elvers worked collaboratively with others to introduce an electronic health record to the collegiate system.
: Dr. Elvers is involved with direct patient care.
: Dr. Elvers' research includes a retrospective study of patients with trigeminal neuralgia. He has also been
a clinical evaluator for developing computer-simulated hard tissue probing (Iowa Dental Surgical Simulation) and has provided a clinical
demonstration of utilizing OSHA practice for an OSHA video that is being developed for Iowa-wide distribution.
National or International Professional Appointments and Activities
: Dr. Elvers is a member of the International College of Dentists,
the American Dental Education Association, the Iowa Dental Society, the Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Dental Association.