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

 About Dr. Orr

Dr. Orr graduated cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Zoology from BYU followed by a D.D.S. with honors from the USC School of Dentistry.

Dr. Orr completed an Anesthesiology residency at the University of Utah
School of Medicine where he also earned a Master of Science in Anesthesiology. Next was graduation from an Los Angeles County/USC/Medical Center Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency followed by a Ph.D. in Biophysics from Columbia Pacific University.   

Dr. Orr has also been awarded a Juris Doctorate from William Howard Taft University's Witkin School of Law and is a member of the California Bar and the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals.

Finally, he earned an academic M.D. from the University of Health Sciences Antigua School of Medicine.

Dr. Orr is not licensed to practice medicine or law in Nevada.


 Accomplishments and Honors

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery,  the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology, the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology,  and the American Board of Legal Medicine. 
  • Professor and Director of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Advanced Pain Control at the UNLV School of Dental Medicine.
  • Clinical Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology for Dentistry at the University of Nevada School of Medicine.

Professional Organizations 

  • American Dental Association
  • American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (NV Delegate)
  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • American College of Dentists
  • American College of Legal Medicine (President 2015-2016)
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists
  • American Association of Dental Editors and Journalists (President 2013-2014)
  • International College of Dentists
  • Pierre Fauchard Academy
  • Nevada State Society of OMS, Past President and Anesthesia Committee Chair

Other Affiliations

Boy Scouts of America: As a scout, Dr. Orr was named Eagle Scout of the Year in the Los Angeles Area Council and as an adult scout leader was awarded the Silver Beaver by the Boulder Dam Area Council in Las Vegas.
He has been a member of the National Jamboree Medical Staff. 

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

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

Court qualified expert in OMS and Dental Anesthesia legal issues.

Sports Medicine Team for UNLV Athletics, the Pacific Coast League Las Vegas 51's (L.A. Dodgers AAA affiliate), and the PRCA National Finals Rodeo

Past President of the Las Vegas D.A.R.E. Board and Founder of the Boulder Dam Area Council Freedom Through Courage drug awareness program

Senior Member of the National Ski Patrol 

Publications and Lectures

Dr. Orr is an author who has published extensively in the peer reviewed professional literature, textbook chapers, and is a speaker who lectures regularly in Nevada, nationally, and internationally.  His CV is available upon request from his office.


Dr. Orr and his wife Alyn have nine children  




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