Ruben Figueroa, DMD, CAGS
Clinical Professor
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine
Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

DMD, University of Puerto Rico
MS, Baylor University
CAGS, University District Hospital

Ruben Figueroa, DMD, MS, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, is director of clinical operations within the department of oral & maxillofacial surgery at GSDM and Boston Medical Center. In these roles, he oversees the clinical aspect of all ambulatory and inpatient operations of the department. Dr. Figueroa has conducted clinical research in the fields of rapid surgical orthodontics and implantology. He has taught numerous continuing education courses in dentoalveolar surgery, ambulatory anesthesia, surgical implantology and medical management of patients. Dr. Figueroa’s clinical interests include complex surgical implantology, digital dentistry, and management of benign maxillofacial pathology.

2015 Expanding Access to Dental Care: Implant Grant
07/01/2019 - 06/30/2020 (PI)
Massachusetts Dental Society Foundation


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  1. Bhagania MK, Figueroa R, Mehra P. Same day access: a viable alternative for outpatient clinical care. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2023 Dec; 136(6):686-690.View Related Profiles. PMID: 37640563
  2. Shemkus M, Zhao Y, Mehra P, Figueroa R. Opioid prescribing patterns of oral and maxillofacial surgery residents. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2020 Mar; 129(3):184-191.View Related Profiles. PMID: 32035857
  3. Wardius E, Mobini A, Figueroa R, Mehra P. Outpatient Anesthesia Morbidity and Mortality Experience Among Massachusetts Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019 Aug; 77(8):1602-1610.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30826394
  4. Bhagania MK, D'Innocenzo R, Figueroa R. Challenges Facing Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Education. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 10; 76(10):2039.View Related Profiles. PMID: 30269762
  5. Bhagania M, Youseff W, Mehra P, Figueroa R. Treatment of odontogenic infections: An analysis of two antibiotic regimens. J Oral Biol Craniofac Res. 2018 May-Aug; 8(2):78-81.View Related Profiles. PMID: 29892525; PMCID: PMC5993468; DOI: 10.1016/j.jobcr.2018.04.006;
  6. Mehra P, Figueroa R. Vector control in alveolar distraction osteogenesis. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2008 Apr; 66(4):776-9.View Related Profiles. PMID: 18355604; DOI: 10.1016/j.joms.2007.08.011;

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Opioid Disorders
Antibiotic Regimen
Oral Care
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