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

Dr. Orr is currently Professor and Director of OMS and Anesthesiology at the UNLV School of Dental Medicine.

Since 1999 Dr. Orr has taught scripturally based classes for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints at the UNLV Institute of Religion in addition to daily early morning classes for the Clark High School Seminary.


 Accomplishments and Honors

  • 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)
  • Professor and Director of OMS and Anesthesiology at the UNLV School of Dental Medicine
  • Clinical Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology at the University of Nevada School of Medicine
  • Dr. Orr was the William Howard Taft University School of Law Alumnus of the Year in 2006
  • Dr. Orr was named AAOMS National Undergraduate OMS Professor of the Year in 2011
  • Dr. Orr received the Brigham Young University Alumni Achievement Award in 2016

Professional Organizations 

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

Other Affiliations

Boy Scouts of America: While in high school, Dr. Orr was named the 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 Anesthesiology legal issues

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

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

Founder, Boulder Dam Area Council Freedom Through Courage drug awareness program.

Senior Classification, Lifetime Member, Lifesaving Medal, National Ski Patrol.   

Publications and Lectures

Dr. Orr is an educator who publishes regularly in peer reviewed professional literature and textbook chapters, and speaks frequently in Nevada, nationally, and internationally.

Dr. Orr's CV is available upon request.


Dr. Orr has nine children.  




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