Mark A. Roettger, DDS, FASD

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences

Mark A. Roettger

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-659-8689

Office Address:
15-136 Moos Tower
515 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

DDS, University of Minnesota, 1982

BS, University of Minnesota (Biology), 1977

Clinical Externship, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hospital Dentistry, University of Minnesota, 1981


Research Summary/Interests

Dental Traumatology: Periodontal ligament regeneration and repair after effects of dry time on PDL fibroblast phenotyp

Effects of oral appliances and parafunctional activity on neuroendocrine function.

  • Effects of oral appliances on cortisol and lactate levels in athletes
  • Effects or oral appliances on Corticotrophin Releasing Hormone (CRH) in the hypothalamus
  • Oral appliances and potential effects on the HPA-axis

Effects of oral appliances on concussion injuries in sports, a biomechanical approach

Dental management of the cancer patient; evaluation of new management strategies; preparation for chemo rads and long term post treatment management.

Dental management of solid organ transplant patients: Effects of dental clearance on outcomes of solid organ transplants.

Dental Management of medically complex patients in a hospital setting.