Dr. Richard E. Bauer, III, DMD, MD is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Schools of Dental Medicine and Medicine. Dr. Bauer completed his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He has served on multiple committees for the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and was a full-time faculty member and Residency Program Director at the University of Pittsburgh in the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He established his private practice and is focused on dental implant therapy and corrective jaw surgery for congenital, developmental and sleep apnea purposes. He maintains his board certification and clinical appointments in multiple departments and local hospitals. He has been active in research with focuses on hard and soft tissue regeneration and computer assisted surgery. He continues to collaborate locally, nationally and internationally on advancing the field of oral and facial regeneration and reconstruction.