Dr. Daniel B. Spagnoli completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency at Louisiana State University School of Dentistry and Charity Hospital in 1989. In 1991, Dr. Spagnoli became certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is a past board examiner. Following residency, he entered private practice in Charlotte, North Carolina, at University Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, which eventually became Carolinas Center for Oral & Facial Surgery. While practicing in Charlotte, Dr. Spagnoli maintained academic affiliations with Louisiana State University and the University of North Carolina.
In 2012, Dr. Spagnoli became the James Peltier Chairman of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the Director of Dental School Hospital Affairs at the LSU Health Science Center, School of Dentistry. During his time as chair, he worked to grow the OMFS department’s academic program and faculty, as well as develop new clinic and hospital relationships for the department.
Dr. Spagnoli is the author of over 30 articles and book chapters. He has served as a section editor of the Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Journal and of AAOMS Knowledge Update. In 2005 and 2006, he co-authored two award-winning papers published in the Journal of Periodontology and the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery related to bone grafting and bone morphogenetic protein. Dr. Spagnoli’s research, numerous lectures and continuing education courses are focused on bone grafting, dental implants, tissue engineering, reconstructive surgery, TMJ joint surgery and pre-prosthetic surgery.
Dr. Spagnoli currently has a private practice in Supply NC, Brunswick Oral Surgery.