Dr. Chris D. Dauterive, DDS

Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

 Dr. Chris Dauterive grew up in Katy, Texas.  He attended St. Thomas High School and received his college degree from the University of St. Thomas in Houston.  After college, Dr. Dauterive earned his dental degree from the University of Texas Dental Branch and then completed his four-year specialty training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

Dr. Dauterive is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  He performs surgeries ranging from wisdom teeth extractions and dental implant placement to corrective jaw surgery and facial reconstruction.  Dr. Dauterive is certified to perform all levels of anesthesia and he currently holds certificates in Advanced Trauma Life Support, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Pediatric Advanced Life Support.

            Dr. Dauterive is an associate clinical professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Texas Medical Branch.  He is on hospital staff and has operating privileges at Houston Methodist Hospital, Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Hospital and Texas Children’s Hospital.  He is a member of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Texas, Southwest and Houston Societies of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  Dr. Dauterive is also an active member in the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association and Greater Houston Dental Society.

 Hospital Privileges

            Houston Methodist Hospital

            St. Luke’s Medical Center Hospital

            Texas Children’s Hospital

 Interests

            Wisdom tooth removal

            Dental Implants

            Anesthesia

            Bone grafting

            Pathology

            Facial Trauma and Reconstruction

            Orthognathic (Corrective Jaw) Surgery

            Orthodontic Surgery

            Apicoectomy

            Frenectomy