We understand that you have a choice of cosmetic dentist in the Houston area, and we appreciate your consideration.  At Ritsco Prosthodontics Advanced Dentistry, we can assure you that you'll feel confident in our ability to meet all of your expectations.  We work closely with each patient in coordinating treatment plans that are specific to your individual needs and goals.

Ronald G. Ritsco, DMD, MS, PA, FACE

Ronald G. Ritsco, DMD, MS, PA, FACE

Houston, TX Certified Prosthodontist

Ritsco Prosthodontics Advanced Dentistry
 

Dr. Ron Ritsco graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center in SanAntonio as a specialist in Prosthodontics while also earning a Master of Science degree in Prosthodontics from the School of Biomedical Graduate Sciences. A prosthodontist requires anadditional three years of training beyond a general dentist, and is specialized in the restoration and replacement of teeth. Dr. Ritsco has published extensively inseveral scientific journals and has been honored with multiple achievementawards as a result. Due to his advanced training and expertise, he has lectured and taught dentists internationally on many facets of advanced dentistry, including implants, aesthetic smile design, full mouth rehabilitation, and the study of TMD.

Dr. Ritsco is most proud, however, of his private practice and his ability to perform life-changing dentistry for his patients right here in Houston. His unique ability allows him to care for smiles of all ages, from prevention to full mouth restoration, while giving his patients and their families the utmost confidence that they are entrusting their smile and health to a highly skilled and knowledgeable specialist.

He has hand selected his professional team to care for his valued patients, from routine hygiene visits to the most complex treatment, and his patient-focused team shares his same values of achieving a patient's optimum health, comfort, and trust.

Education

Dr. Ron Ritsco graduated from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio as a specialist in Prosthodontics while also earning a Master of Science degree in Prosthodontics from the School of Biomedical Graduate Sciences. A prosthodontist requires an additional three years of training beyond a general dentist, and is specialized in the restoration and replacement of teeth. Dr. Ritsco has published extensively in several scientific journals and has been honored with multiple achievement awards as a result. Due to his advanced training and expertise, he has lectured and taught dentists internationally on many facets of advanced dentistry, including implants, aesthetic smile design, full mouth rehabilitation, and the study of TMD.

Dr. Ritsco has also served as adjunct faculty for the University of Texas Health Science Center, Dean’s Faculty at the University of Maryland Dental School, and assistant professor for the Department of Prosthodontics at the University of Saskatchewan College of Dental Medicine.

Academic Appointments

Dr. Ritsco has also served as adjunct faculty for the University of Texas Health Science Center, Dean’s Faculty at the University of Maryland Dental School, and assistant professor for the Department of Prosthodontics at the University of Saskatchewan College of Dental Medicine.

Continuing Education

Dr. Ritsco spends many hours each year in continuing his education for the benefit of his patients’ care by attending courses on various facets of dentistry. Some of the areas that he has focused on include:  Advanced implant Therapies, Advanced Endodontic Procedures, Reconstruction and preservation of dental jaw bone, TMJ and Facial Pain disorders.

Professional Affiliation

He also increases his field skill and knowledge through his current and past memberships in numerous professional affiliations, including: International Congress of Oral Implantologists, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, Chicago Dental Society, American College of Prosthodontics, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics

Honors and Awards

Because of his exceptional clinical skill and dedication to providing the highest level and quality of dental treatment, Dr. Ritsco has earned the following honors and rewards from his colleagues and professional affiliations:

Lectures

Dr. Ritsco has been teaching hands-on courses to dentists from around the world for over 10 years.  He is a Director of the Aesthetic Masters Hands on Courses for Dentists at the University Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) Dental School.  He is former and current Associate Professor or Adjunct at three ADA Accredited Dental Schools.  He is a former program Co-Director at Pacific Aesthetic Continuum Live Patients (Pac-Live) and The Hornbrook Group.

Dr. Ritsco looks forward to helping you achieve a brilliant and healthy smile, and he is dedicated to using his knowledge, skill, and high standards of care to provide you a most rewarding and beneficial dental experience.

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