Daniel L. Orr II, B.S.,  
D.D.S., M.S. (Anesth.) Ph.D., J.D., M.D.

 About Dr. Orr

B.S. Zoology cum laude, Brigham Young University
D.D.S. with honors, University of Southern California School of Dentistry
Certificate in Anesthesiology, University of Utah School of Medicine
M.S. Anesthesiology, University of Utah School of Medicine
Certificate in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, LA County/USC/Medical Center
Ph.D. Biophysics, Columbia Pacific University   
J.D. William Howard Taft University School of Law
(Member of the California Bar and Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals) 
                                          M.D. University of Health Sciences Antigua School of Medicine 


 Board Certification

  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Diplomate, American Dental Board of Anesthesiology (Examination Item Writer)
  • Diplomate, National Dental Board of Anesthesiology
  • Diplomate, American Board of Legal Medicine (Examination Committee)

Academic Appointments

  • Professor and Director of OMS and Anesthesiology, UNLV School of Dental Medicine
  • Clinical Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology, University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Teacher, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints UNLV Institute of Religion and Clark High School Early Morning Seminary
  • Dr. Orr publishes regularly in peer reviewed professional literature, has multiple textbook chapters, and speaks frequently in Nevada, nationally, and internationally.

Academic Honors

  • 2006, William Howard Taft University School of Law Alumnus of the Year
  • 2011, AAOMS National Undergraduate OMS Professor of the Year
  • 2016, Brigham Young University Alumni Achievement Award

Professional Organizations    

  • American Association of Dental Editors and Journalists, (President 2013-2014)
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (NV Delegate, JOMS Editorial Board)     
  • American College of Dentists (NV Section Chair, JACD Editorial Board)
  • American College of Legal Medicine (President 2015-2016, JLM Editorial Board)
  • American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • American Dental Association   
  • American Dental Education Association (JDE Editorial Board)   
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (NV Founding President, NV Delegate)
  • American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists (Founding Member)    
  • International College of Dentists (NV Deputy Regent)    
  • Nevada Dental Association (Editor, Communications and Government Affairs Committees)
  • Nevada State Board of Dental Examiners (Co-Founder General Anesthesia Certification Committee)
  • Nevada State Society of OMS (Past President, Anesthesia Committee Chair)
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy
  • Western Society of OMS (Editor)

Other Affiliations

Boy Scouts of America
1968, Los Angeles Area Council Eagle Scout of the Year
1989, Founder Freedom Through Courage Drug Awareness Program
1994, Boulder Dam Area Council Silver Beaver Award
1993, Member National Jamboree Medical Staff 

Department of Homeland Security National Disaster Medical System
Chief Dental Officer, Nevada 

Drug Abuse Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.)
Las Vegas Community Board
Past President

Entrepreneurial Endeavors
Founding Board, Offshore Professional Liability Insurance Company
Founding Board, 501(c)(3) Public Charity
Founding Board, FDIC certified bank

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
Post-Mortem Coordinator Nevada 

University Medical Center, Active Staff, OMS Sub-Section Chief
Valley Hospital Medical Center, Active Staff, OMS Sub-Section Chief
Sunrise Hospital, Active Staff

National Ski Patrol
Avalanche Rocker
Mountaineering Rocker
Senior Classification
Lifesaving Award
Lifetime Member   

Sports Medicine
UNLV Athletics
Pacific Coast League, Las Vegas 51's (NY Mets AAA affiliate)
Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, National Finals Rodeo 

Dr. Orr has nine children.  


Dr. Orr's curriculum vitae is available upon request


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