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Ryan J. Cody, DDS, MSD
Instructor, Baylor College of Medicine
|University of Texas Medical School at Houston||Residency||Certificate in Orthodontics (MSD)||2022|
|University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill||Dental School||Doctor of Dental Surgery (with distinction)||2020|
|University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill||Bachelors||Bachelor of Arts||2016|
Dr. Ryan J. Cody, DDS, MSD, is a craniofacial orthodontist on the cleft and craniofacial team at Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Cody received his dental training at University of North Carolina’s School of Dentistry and his orthodontic training at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. He is completing his craniofacial orthodontic fellowship at Texas Children’s Hospital.
As a member of the cleft and craniofacial team, Dr. Cody helps treat patients born with a variety of facial differences, including cleft lip and palate, hemifacial microsomia, Crouzon syndrome, Pierre Robin syndrome and a variety of other abnormalities. In conjunction with the other specialists, Dr. Cody can manage the orthodontic needs of patients from birth until adulthood.
“I am committed to helping patients born with craniofacial conditions in Houston and around the world,” he says. “I believe in comprehensive, multidisciplinary and sustainable craniofacial care.”
In his free time, Dr. Cody enjoys playing jazz piano, baseball, skiing and traveling throughout Latin America.
Cleft lip and palate, orthognathic surgery, Invisalign.
Alveolar bone grafting, naso-alveolar molding and global cleft care.
|American Association of Orthodontics (AAO)||Member|
|American Board of Orthodontics||Member|
|American Dental Association (ADA)||Member|
Grush AE, Ferry AM, Cody R, Wirthlin JO, Buchanan EP. Bone Anchored Maxillary Protraction: A Shift Forward in the Management of Patients with Unilateral Complete Cleft Lip & Palate. The Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal. 2022;59(S4):S119.
Book: Interdisciplinary Cleft Care: Global Perspectives, Usama S. Hamdan
Chapter: Orthopedic and Orthodontic Treatment for Cleft Lip and Palate
Awards & Honors
Journal of Clinical Orthodontics - Student of the Year – Finalist, 2022
UTSD Department of Orthodontics - Yellen Scholarship Award, 2021
UNC School of Dentistry- Robert Russell Clark Memorial Scholarship Award, 2020
UNC School of Dentistry- Eugene Rossitch Family Scholarship Award, 2019
UNC School of Dentistry- Ronald P. Strauss International Travel Award, 2018
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