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Richard David Sentelle, DMD $$

Pediatric Dentist

Languages Spoken:

Education and Training

Medical School
Medical Univ of SC College of Dental Medicine (2014)
Texas A&M Health Science Center (2016), Pediatric Dentistry
Board Certification
American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Publications

    • Ceramide targets autophagosomes to mitochondria and induces lethal mitophagy. Sentelle RD, Senkal CE, Jiang W, Ponnusamy S, Gencer S, Selvam SP, Ramshesh VK, Peterson YK, Lemasters JJ, Szulc ZM, Bielawski J, Ogretmen B.
      Nature Chemical Biology, 11 October 2012; 8: 831-838.
    • Off-Target Function of the Sonic Hedgehog Inhibitor Cyclopamine in Mediating Apoptosis via Nitric Oxide-Dependent Neutral Sphingomyelinase 2/Ceramide Induction. Meyers-Needham M, Lewis JA, Gencer S, Sentelle RD, Saddoughi SA, Clarke CJ, Hannun YA, Norell H, da Palma TM, Nishimura M, Kraveka JM, Khavandgar Z, Murshed M, Cevik MO, Ogretmen B.Mol Cancer Ther. 2012 May;11(5):1092-102. Epub 2012 Mar 27.
    • Sphingosine kinase-1 and sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor 2 mediate Bcr-Abl1 stability and drug resistance by modulation of protein phosphatase 2A.
      Salas A, Ponnusamy S, Senkal CE, Meyers-Needham M, Selvam SP, Saddoughi SA, Apohan E, Sentelle RD, Smith C, Gault CR, Obeid LM, El-Shewy HM, Oaks J, Santhanam R, Marcucci G, Baran Y, Mahajan S, Fernandes D, Stuart R, Perrotti D, Ogretmen B.
      2011 Jun 2;117(22):5941-52. Epub 2011 Apr 28.
    • Sphingolipids and cancer: ceramide and sphingosine-1-phosphate in the regulation of cell death and drug resistance.Ponnusamy S, Meyers-Needham M, Senkal CE, Saddoughi SA, Sentelle D, Selvam SP, Salas A, Ogretmen B.
      Future Oncol. 2010 Oct;6(10):1603-24.Review.
  • Professional Activities

    • Texas Dental Association Member 2014-present
    • Texas Dental Association Access to Care Committee Member 2016-present
    • Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Member 2014-present
    • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Member 2014-present
    • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry Diplomate 2017-present
    • Greater Dallas Pediatric Dental Society Member 2014-present
    • North Texas Dental Society Member 2014-present
  • Awards and Honors

    • 2019-2020 | Selected “Mom-Approved Dentist” by DFWChild
    • 2019-2020 | Selected as “Texas Super Dentist” by Texas Monthly Magazine
    • 2019-2020 | Selected as “Top 10 Dallas Dentist” by Top 10 Dallas Magazine