Meet Dr. Mauricio Ronderos

Dr. Mauricio Ronderos is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. His specialty practice is limited to the treatment of periodontal (gum) problems, bone regeneration, and dental implants. In addition to his clinical practice Dr. Ronderos is an active academician. He is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Clinical Periodontology (ranked as the number-one journal in scientific impact in dentistry by the ISI Journal Citation Reports in 2010). Dr. Ronderos is also an Assistant Professor of Periodontics at the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry, lectures to the periodontology residents at the UCSF Dental School, and gives continuing education courses. 

Dr. Ronderos has given scientific presentations in local, national, and international dental meetings and is the author of various scientific publications. At the UofM he also obtained a Master of Science degree and a Masters of Public Health in Epidemiology. Dr. Ronderos came to the Bay Area in 1999 as a full-time Assistant Professor of Periodontics at the University of the Pacific and surgeon of the UOP Dental Implant Team. 

Dr. Ronderos is an active member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Board of Periodontology, International Team of Implantology, American Dental Association, California Dental Associations, and the San Mateo County Dental Society.

Scientific Publications

Ronderos M, Michalowicz BS.  Epidemiology and risk factors for periodontal diseases.  Contemporary Periodontics, 2nd edition, Rose Mealey, Genco & Cohen.

Ronderos M, Ryder MI.  Risk assessment in clinical practice.  Periodontology 2000 2004; 34: 120-135.

Ronderos M, Levy J. Pharmacological pain management in Periodontics.  In: Hall WB. Critical Decisions in Periodontology; 4thBD Decker Inc., Hamilton London.

Ronderos M, Rowland RW. Necrotizing periodontal diseases.  In: Critical Decisions in Periodontology; 4thBD Decker Inc., Hamilton London, pp 142.

Ronderos M, Pihlstrom BL, Hodges JS. Periodontal disease among various indigenous communities of the Amazon Rain Forest.  Journal of Clinical Periodontology1003.

Ronderos M, Jacobs DR, Himes J, Pihlstrom BL. Associations of periodontal disease with femoral bone mineral density and estrogen replacement therapy: cross-sectional evaluation of U.S. adults from NHANES III. Journal of Clinical Periodontology 2000; 27: 778-786.

Michalowicz BS, Ronderos M, Camara-Silva R, Contreras A, Slots J. Human herpesviruses and Porphyromonas gingivalis are associated with juvenile periodontitis. Journal of Periodontology 2000; 71(6): 981-988.

Ronderos M, Jacobs DR. Associations of tooth loss and edentulism with estrogen replacement therapy and femoral bone mineral density: cross-sectional evaluation of U.S. adults from NHANES III.  Journal of Public Health Dentistry 2001; 61(1): 56.

Ronderos M, Ramirez K. Association of DMFT with periodontal disease: Evaluation of NHANES III. Journal of Dental Research 2001; 80 (Special Issue): 275.

Harpenau L, Ronderos M, Rudin R, Lundergan W. Effectiveness of a silver colloidal solution in supragingival plaque reduction. Journal of Dental Research 2001; 80 (Special Issue): 56.

Ronderos M, Michalowicz B, Camara-Silva R, Contreras A, Slots J. Bacterial and viral risk markers for juvenile periodontitis. Journal of Periodontology 2000; 71(7).

Ronderos M, Atwood LD. Statistical power and error of different pedigree structures for the detection of human genetic linkage in quantitative traits. American Journal of Human Genetics 1999; 65 (Supplement): A396.

Ronderos M, Ko CC, Hodges J, Sparks BS, DeLong R. Evaluation of a new subtraction radiography system: angular reproductibility. Journal of Dental Research 1999; 78 (Special Issue): 488.

Camara R, Ronderos M, Rose D, Michalowicz B. The periodontal status of Jamaican adolescents. Journal of Dental Research 1999; 78 (Special Issue): 186.

Ronderos M, Hodges J, Pihlstrom BL. A dental survey of indigenous people in the Amazon rain forest. Journal of Dental Research 1998; 77 (Special Issue): 115.

Ronderos M, Pihlstrom BL, Hodges J. Periodontal condition of indigenous people in the Amazon rain forest. Journal of Dental Research 1998, 77 (Special Issue B): 900.

American Dental Association American Board of Periodontology
American Academy of Periodontology International Team of Implantology