A Dallas area native and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Southern Methodist University, Colin S. Bell, D.D.S., M.S.D., received his dental degree in 1979 from the Baylor College of Dentistry, and completed oral and maxillofacial surgery training at Baylor University Medical Center in 1984.
As an active member of the American Dental Association and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAO MS), he currently serves in the AAO MS House of Delegates. He has previously completed terms as president of both the Texas Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (OMS) and the Southwest Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Most recently, Dr. Bell served as the chairman of the Oral and Maxillofacial Political Action Committee Board of Directors and thereafter was elected as a Director of the American Board of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Bell serves as a clinical professor of oral and maxillofacial surgery at Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A&M University Health Center. He holds fellowship status in both the American and International College of Dentists.
Dr. Bell maintains an active private practice. He is married and has two sons. He enjoys all types of outdoor activities, snow skiing and woodworking.
Douglas J. Dingwerth, D.M.D., M.D., joined OSANT in 2002. Dr. Dingwerth was born and raised in southern Illinois. He received his bachelor’s degree from Washington University in St. Louis in 1991, where he played collegiate basketball. In 1995, Dr. Dingwerth earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Southern Illinois University. During dental school, he was elected to the Omicron Kappa Upsilon and Phi Kappa Phi honor society. He earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from Texas Tech in 1998 after which he completed his internship in general surgery and his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX.
Dr. Dingwerth is an adjunct assistant professor at Baylor College of Dentistry. He is also a staff physician at Baylor
University Medical Center. He is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and holds licenses in both medicine and dentistry in Texas.
He is very active in oral and maxillofacial surgery professional societies as a member of AAO MS, Southwest Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Texas Society of OMS, North Texas Society of OMS and a member of the International Team for Oral Implantology. His surgical interests include dental implants, wisdom teeth, corrective jaw surgery, dental extractions, facial trauma and oral pathology.
Basketball continues to be one of Dr. Dingwerth’s favorite past times while he also enjoys golf and traveling. He and his wife, Karla, have two children. They continue to be active members of the community.
Maxwell D. Finn, D.D.S., M.D., joined OSANT in 1997. With an interest in health care dating back to his early teenage years, he was chosen to attend the High School for Health Professions magnet school in Houston, TX. He later received a B.S. in biology from Baylor University. He went on to earn his D.D.S. degree from Baylor College of Dentistry and an M.D. degree from Texas Tech. He has additionally earned certificates for internship in both oral and maxillofacial surgery and general surgery as well as a certificate for residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery, all from Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.
He is currently an attending physician at Baylor University Medical Center and a clinical assistant professor at Baylor College of Dentistry. He is licensed in Texas in both dentistry and medicine and is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
He is very active in his field as past president of the Texas Society of OMS, the North Texas Society of OMS and the Oak Cliff Dental Study Club. He also received the high honor of being appointed by the Governor to the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners in 2008. He frequently lectures on a variety of topics in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Dr. Finn’s surgical interests include dental implants, wisdom teeth and reconstructive jaw surgery and grafting. His outside interests include anything his children are doing. He was once the national unicycle trick-riding champion and appeared in various shows, parades and TV commercials with his brother and sisters.
Dr. Finn and his wife Tiffany, who is also a dentist, are active members of the community and their church and are the proud parents of their daughters Lily and Ava.
William R. Walstad, D.D.S., grew up in Richardson, TX, and attended the University of North Texas, receiving his B.S. in biochemistry in 1989. While at the University of North Texas, he was involved in social and academic fraternities and lettered three years as a baseball pitcher. He attended Baylor College of Dentistry and received his D.D.S. degree in 1994. He continued his training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Baylor University Medical Center at Dallas, completing his residency in 1999. He immediately joined the group practice at OSANT. Today, Dr. Walstad is a current member of many local and national organizations within the dental and oral surgery communities. Some of these national organizations include the American Dental Association and the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. Locally, he is a member of the Dallas County Dental Association and is a past president of the North Texas Society of OMS.
Dr. Walstad’s surgical interests include the placement of dental implants, bone grafting, extraction of wisdom teeth, reconstructive jaw surgery and pathology. His outside interests include playing golf and softball, as well as, skiing, fishing and camping.
Dr. Walstad is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Walstad has been married to his wife Amy since 1992. They are very active members of both their church and community and are blessed to have three children, Wade, Abby and Reed.