The American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons College has honored Dr. Larry Wolford with the prestigious W. Harry Archer Award for his excellence in education and promotion of the specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
The 2014 recipient of the W. Harry Archer Award is Dr. Larry M. Wolford. Dr. Larry Wolford is Clinical Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Texas A&M Health Science Center, Baylor College of Dentistry, and in full time private practice at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas. He is the Director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Fellowship Program at these institutions and is also involved in resident training and education. He has co-authored two text books, written 30 book chapters for other books, has over 180 other publications, and over 120 published scientific abstracts. He has received the William F. Harrigan award and the William J. Gies Award (one of the highest awards in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) for major contributions to the specialty. He is internationally known for his expertise in orthognathic surgery, TMJ surgery, and sleep apnea surgery. He has developed many of the surgical techniques and treatment philosophies that are "State of the Art” in these areas and has performed extensive research documenting evidenced based treatment protocols and results.