Meet Your San Antonio, TX Oral Surgeon
James B. Mazock, DDS, FAAOMS
Dr. Mazock is a native San Antonian and the current owner of SAOMSA. After completing his undergraduate degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences from the University of Texas, he earned his MT from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. He then entered graduate school, studying Neuropharmacology where he was introduced to a life-long love of science. He graduated Cum Laude from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School in 1998 after receiving numerous academic awards. In addition, it was at the UTHSC-SA where he continued his studies in Bone and Mineral research culminating in several publications and recognition by the International Association of Dental Research-Hatton Award Committee. Dr. Mazock is the past president of the UTHSC Alumni board.
Dr. Mazock then joined the United States Navy and completed advanced training in General Dentistry while serving with the 2nd Marine Expeditionary Forces at Camp Lejuene, NC. Shortly after, Dr. Mazock began his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery training at Baylor University Medical Center and Baylor College of Dentistry in Dallas Texas. He continued to stay involved with research and co-authored many surgical articles on bone grafting and trauma. Dr. Mazock returned to Active duty in the US Navy and was stationed at Naval Hospital Rota, Spain and Naval Hospital Naples, Italy where he served as a Flight Surgeon for the NASA Space Shuttle recovery program (STS-114) and was honorably discharged after 10 years of dedicated service. During this time he successfully challenged the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and is now a Diplomat of the ABOMS. He is a Fellow of AAOMS and a member of the Academy of Osseointegration as well as many other societies. He is also the Medical Director of Facial Surgery for the Christus Santa Rosa healthcare system.
Dr. Mazock has lectured nationally and internationally on various oral & maxillofacial surgery topics and has a passion for continued education in bone biology and dental implantology.
Dr. Mazock is involved with several community organizations including serving as an Ambassador for the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo as a member of its Medical Committee, holds membership in the Sons of the Republic of Texas, is a Director for the San Antonio District Dental Society, serves on the UTHSCSA Dental School Alumni Board, and is a member of South Texas Oral Health Network. In his free time, Dr. Mazock volunteers with the San Antonio Area Give Kids a Smile program, at the Haven for Hope's San Antonio Christian Dental Clinic, and volunteers at the San Antonio Conservation Society's annual NIOSA Fiesta. Dr. Mazock also headed the OMS division of the ADA Mission of Mercy, rendering care to over 5000 patients in need. This was the largest Mission of Mercy to date.
Dr. Mazock loves his time with his wife of 20 years, Angela, also a native San Antonian, and their two daughters, Taylor and Addison. Angela also serves as an Ambassador for the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo, additionally she served as an Executive Board Member of the Alliance to the San Antonio District Dental Society and was a member of the Incarnate Word High School Alumnae Advisory Board.
The Mazocks enjoy farming & ranching, traveling, diving, mountain bike riding, fishing, hunting, white water rafting and spending time outdoors.