Dr. Bernard HennessyBernard J. Hennessy FAGD, ABGD
Clinical Associate Professor

Oral Diagnosis
3302 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75246
Phone: 214-828-8396
Fax: 214-874-4551
Email: bern_hen@tamu.edu    

Education and Post Graduate Training

  • 1996-1998 Advanced Education in General Dentistry 2 Year Fort Hood, TX Certificate
  • 1982-1986 University of Illinois College of Dentistry, Chicago, IL DDS
  • 1978-1982 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IL B.S. Microbiology

Selected Publications

  • Swenson E, Hennessy B, Detection of occlusal carious lesions: an in vitro comparison of clinician’s diagnostic abilities at varying levels of experience. Gen Dent. 2009, Jan-Feb; 57(1): 60-66.
  • Carbone J, Hennessy B, Investigation into the use of digital fiber-optic trans-illumination (DIFOTI) in caries detection, AMEDD Journal, Jan-Mar 2006: 35-40.
  • Hennessy, B, A survey of pre-procedural antiseptic mouth rinse use in Army dental clinics, Military Medicine, 169(8), August 2004: 600-603.
  • Chaffin JG, Hennessy B, Cripps KA, Validity of using a panoramic radiograph for initial dental classification of Army recruits, 169(5), May 2004:1-5.
  • Hennessy B, Kerns D, The incidence of active duty dental patients taking antihypertensive medications, 164(10), Oct 1999: 368-372.

Specialty Training/Board Certifications

  • Illinois State License #019.020403
  • Texas State License # F 29609
  • 1996, Fellow Academy of General Dentistry
  • 2000, Diplomate, American Board of General Dentistry
  • 2000, Diplomate, Federal Services Board of General Dentistry

National Service/Recognition

  • 2016-present Clinical Associate Professor, Diagnostic Sciences, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry, Dallas, TX
  • 2013-2016 Clinical Assistant Professor, Diagnostic Sciences, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry, Dallas TX
  • 2013 Legion of Merit
  • 2013 Order of Military Medical Merit
  • 2010 Meritorious Service Medal---3rd Oak Leaf Cluster
  • 2009 “A” Designator from the Surgeon General, equivalent to Full Professor in civilian education
  • 2008 American College of Dentists
  • 2008 International College of Dentists
  • 2007-2008 Army Delegate to the American Dental Association House of Delegates
  • 2005 Meritorious Service Medal---2nd Oak Leaf Cluster
  • 2003 Meritorious Service Medal---1st Oak Leaf Cluster
  • 2003 “Mentor of the Year” Comanche AEGD-12 Month Program Fort Sill, Oklahoma
  • 2002 “Mentor of the Year” Comanche AEGD-12 Month Program Fort Sill, Oklahoma
  • 2000 Army Commendation Medal---2nd Oak Leaf Cluster
  • 1998 Army Achievement Medal
  • 1996 Army Commendation Medal---1st Oak Leaf Cluster
  • 1993 Meritorious Service Medal
  • 1993 Overseas Service Medal
  • 1990 Army Commendation Medal
  • 1988 Expert Field Medical Badge
  • 1986-2013 US Army---Director AEGD-2/AEGD-1 Residency
  • 1986 Army Service Ribbon