Dr. Charles R. Hoopingarner did undergraduate training at Texas Tech University and Graduated with a DDS degree from University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston in 1973. Since that time he has maintained a private practice in Houston Texas. He has been an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Anatomical Sciences for 11 years and is currently in the Department of Restorative Dentistry. He as been an active member of the American Dental Association and its state and local components since 1973. He is a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, the International College of Dentistry and the Academy of Dentistry Internationale. He has received Board Status from the American Board of Orofacial Pain. Dr. Hoopingarner is a clinical instructor at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies and holds Advanced Proficiency Certification from the Academy of Laser Dentistry. He has acted as a materials consultant to numerous dental products manufacturers, laboratories and laser manufacturers.