Glenn J Reside, DMD, MS

Clinical Associate Professor

Dr. Claude A. Adams Jr. and Mrs. Grace P. Adams Term Professorship


  • BS, Chemistry, Illinois College
  • MS, Biochemistry, University of Illinois
  • DMD, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri


Glenn J. Reside is an associate professor. Immediately after college he entered military service and became a Special Forces Officer assigned to Vietnam. Upon return to the United States, he went to graduate school and dental school and then completed a General Practice Residency at Womack Army Hospital, Fort Bragg, North Carolina and an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency at Brooke Army Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas.

During his military career he served as the chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery at army hospitals in Germany, Virginia, Kansas, and North Carolina. His last assignment was as the program director of the oral and maxillofacial surgery residency training program and chief of oral and maxillofacial surgery at Womack Army Medical Center, Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

After retiring from the military he became the section head of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Program at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

Reside and his wife Karin, have two children. Reside joined the faculty in July 2003. He is the director of dental students’ oral and maxillofacial surgery education and the primary faculty for dental implantology in the oral and maxillofacial surgery residency training program.

His other interests include dentoalveolar surgery, outpatient anesthesia, and the treatment of pathology and trauma to the facial bones. Reside was the recipient of the 2006 Richard F. Hunt Memorial Award recognizing his excellence in pre-doctoral teaching.