Oral Surgery Faculty
Terry F. Lanphier, B.S., D.D.S.
Dr. Lanphier is a 1982 graduate of Creighton University School of Dentistry and has maintained a private practice in Omaha since that time. He also serves as the Chief of Dental Services for the Nebraska Department of Corrections. Dr. Lanphier joined the faculty of the School of Dentistry in 1995. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Phone: (402) 280-5031
Timothy P. McVaney, D.D.S., M.S.
Dr. McVaney is a 1974 graduate of the College of Dentistry at the University of Nebraska, where he also received his M.S. in Periodontics. He joined the Department of Periodontics at Creighton University as a part-time clinical faculty member in 1987 at the rank of Adjunct Professor. In 1997, he became a full-time member of the Department of Periodontics as an Associate Professor. He served as Director of Continuing Education from 1992 to 1998. In 2001, he was appointed as an Associate Professor to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery where he is Course Director for Pain Control and the Director of the Surgical Section of Implant Dentistry. In addition, he holds a position as consulting faculty for the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry. He is a Past-President of the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry, a Past-Chairman of the Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry, and a Past-Chairman of Delta Dental of Nebraska. He continues to maintain a 20 + year private practice in Periodontics in Omaha.
Phone: (402) 280-5031
David E. Williams, D.D.S.
Dr. Williams is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Prior to joining the Creighton faculty, Dr Williams served with the USAF, retiring in August 2004 after more than 30 years active duty time. He served as Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Barksdale AFB, LA; Yokota AB, Japan; RAF Lakenheath, England; and Offutt AFB, NE and taught for 9 years in AEGD residencies at Barksdale and Offutt. Prior to entering dental school, Dr Williams was a pilot with the USAF from 1969-1974. Dr. Williams received his D.D.S. (1979) from Northwestern University and completed his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at Wilford Hall Medical Center (1989). His areas of clinical interest are in orthognathic surgery, reconstructive surgery, implants and dentoalveolar surgery.
Phone: (402) 280-3051
Dr. Afolabi O. Ogunleye joined the School of Dentistry in July 2006 as Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He holds a second appointment as Assistant Professor of Surgery in the School of Medicine. Dr. Ogunleye came to Creighton after completing his residency in oral/maxillofacial surgery at Columbia University/Harlem Hospital Center in New York. Dr. Ogunleye earned his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2001, earning an “exceptional performance” award for his scores on part two of the Dental Boards. He also holds a bachelor’s degree in dental surgery from Obafemi Awolowo University in Nigeria. After earning that degree in 1991, he served in a rural health facility in northern Nigeria as a dentist, initiating and participating in community health programs, as part of his national service. He was honored with a meritorious service certificate for his work.
Dr Ogunleye is Certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is a member of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology.
Phone: (402) 280-5976