Dr. Karl R. Koerner

Dr. Karl R. Koerner
Dr. Koerner has presented hundreds of didactic and participation oral surgery courses to general dentists in the U.S. and abroad. He has been an Associate Professor in Oral Surgery and is now Adjunct Professor at Roseman College of Dental Medicine (Roseman University of Health Sciences) in Utah. Dr. Koerner is the author of many articles on various aspects of oral surgery for the general dentist and has authored or co-authored four books on oral surgery. In addition, he has made several surgery DVDs with Dr. Gordon Christensen.

He is past president of the Utah Dental Association and Utah Academy of General Dentistry. Though not an oral surgeon, Dr. Koerner received surgery training in the U.S. Army and in his Utah general practice performed only oral surgery for over 20 years. He was given the National AGD’s Weclew Award for contributions to general dentistry and dental education and the Utah Dental Association’s Distinguished Service Award.

Dr. Koerner speaks fluent Mandarin Chinese and conducts frequent trips to different parts of China for exchanges with Chinese dentists and partners with Chinese colleagues to provide humanitarian treatment for children. Dr. Koerner is COO of The Koerner Center for Surgical Instruction, an international organization providing oral surgery training to general dentists.