Russell D. Cunningham, DDS, MD
Dr. Russell Cunningham is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a Fellow in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.
Dr. Cunningham completed his undergraduate studies at Texas Tech University, received his Doctor of Dental Surgery from Baylor College of Dentistry and his Doctor of Medicine from Texas Tech University School of Medicine before returning to Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas for an internship in General Surgery.
Dr. Cunningham then completed his Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at Texas A&M College of Dentistry (formerly Baylor College of Dentistry) where he learned state-of-the-art technology and procedures of his specialty.
Dr. Cunningham has spoken at multiple regional meetings in various topics related to his field and is excited to share his most current knowledge and enthusiasm for our specialty with his patients and colleagues of Central Texas. Dr. Russell Cunningham joined his father, Dr. Barry Cunningham, who is a founding partner of Austin Oral Surgery.
Dr. Russell Cunningham practices at the Dripping Spring office.
For someone who has never really had teeth problems for 25 years but was told to have two wisdom teeth pulled, I was quite anxious especially being in my 40s. The team there made everything feel routine and simple. It was! Great group of professionals!Mark E.
Various types of changes can occur in the lining mucosa of the mouth. We are asked frequently to evaluate patients for changes in the mouth, in the salivary glands, and in the bone of the upper and lower jaws.
You may need to undergo a tooth extraction if you have overcrowded, severely damaged, or diseased teeth. Our team of oral health experts can help you determine if a tooth extraction is right for you.
Patients with significant jaw pain may be suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder. We offer effective non-surgical options to manage the condition and can perform surgery if necessary.
We offer various anesthesia options to help minimize patients’ discomfort during oral procedures. Our knowledgeable doctors and their teams can administer nitrous oxide, oral sedation, IV moderate sedation, or IV deep sedation.
In addition to oral care, we provide effective jaw disorder and sleep apnea treatments to help our patients breathe easier through the night. Solutions include corrective surgery.