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Marianela Gonzalez,DDS

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic in Dallas: 214.828.8228
Marianela Gonzalez


Dr. Gonzalez Carranza received her Master Degree and Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from Texas A&M University in 1998 and 2000 respectively. She joined the Oral Surgery Department after 7 years-experience in Hospital and Clinic settings in Venezuela. She has been teaching for 11 years in the areas of Distraction Osteogenesis, Orthognathic Surgery, complex facial fractures, bone and soft tissue regeneration using BMP-2, dental implants and cosmetic procedures for all craniofacial deformities.

Dr. Gonzalez effectively leads teams of undergraduates, graduate and post-graduate students in caring for inpatient, outpatient, and surgical patients to ensure quality care. She has conducted research projects to develop and test surgical techniques improving operating procedures and outcomes. A dedicated Faculty student advisor always available to the students for direction and advice. Also a mentor for master degrees thesis for the departments of Orthodontics and Peridodontics at Texas A & M College of Dentistry. Author or co-author for 20 abstracts, 8 articles and 23 book chapters. Fluent in Spanish and English and has –publications in Spanish. Editor of a textbook: “Intraoral Maxillofacial Distraction” Wiley Co. to be published in 2019. President of the North Texas Oral Surgery Society and a renowned National and International speaker .



  • Clinical Associate Professor
  • Director of Undergraduate Oral Surgery Training

Education & Training

  • University of Health Sciences Antigua School of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 2007
  • Texas A&M University College of Dentistry, Certificate in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, 2000
  • Texas A&M University College of Dentistry , Master of Science, Crainiofacial Biology, 1998
  • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Internship in OMS/Internal Medicine, 1995
  • Santa Rosa Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Center, Internship OMS/Dentofacial Deformities, 1994
  • Central University of Venezuela , Doctor of Dental Surgery, 1991


  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 2020


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