About Dr. Runyan
All professionals at Southwest Dental Group maintain the highest levels of accreditation and pursue ongoing education to stay abreast of the latest trends in the medical field. Read on to learn more about our staff's experience and training.
Dr. Runyan graduated from Roosevelt High School, near Lubbock, Texas. He then attended McMurry University where he played football for four years. He graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in biology as a member of the Alpha Chi national honor society. Dr. Runyan received his dental training at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio where he earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in May of 2006.
With a special interest in dental implants, he has completed a post-grad Preceptorship in dental implantology. Dr. Runyan has also completed prestigious courses at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry from the Spear education continuum, is actively a member of the Spear Study Club and has advanced training in Cerec Technology. He is also certified in enteral sedation. Dr. Runyan is a member of several accredited organizations such as the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, the 17th District Dental Society and is a board member of Abilene’s Presbyterian Medical Care Mission.
Dr. Runyan believes that one of the greatest clinical and diagnostic tools is listening and has based his philosophy for treatment on this principle.
Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, 2006
Preceptorship in dental implantology
Affiliations & Memberships:
American Dental Association
Texas Dental Association
17th District Dental Society
Abilene’s Presbyterian Medical Care Mission