Dr. Guerra graduated from Nixon High School in Laredo and received his bachelor’s degree in 1976 from Texas A&I University in Kingsville, Texas. Upon graduation, Dr. Guerra was a Biology and Physics teacher as well as a Physical Science teacher at United High School in Laredo. He was head of the Science Department until 1981. He returned to Texas A&I University in 1981 to work on a Master in Zoology. While a graduate student, Dr. Guerra taught freshman biology courses and anatomy & physiology laboratories.
Dr. Guerra attended dental school at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1983. Upon graduation from dental school in 1987, Dr. Guerra completed an Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the San Antonio Dental School Department of General Dentistry Residencies. Dr. Guerra has developed an interest in dental implants and has taken classes in the U.S. and Canada to secure as much knowledge as possible in this area of dentistry. Gentle Family Dentistry will plan, place, and restore dental implants all in one office for your convenience. Dr. Guerra placed his first dental implant in 1987, during his residency.
Dr. Guerra is a member of the American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Laredo District Dental Society, American Academy of General Dentistry, Texas Academy of General Dentistry, Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, and is a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Dr. Rolando Guerra is married to the former Patricia Gomez Vazquez and has one 19-year-old son, Rolando Roberto Guerra. Dr. Guerra has suffered with back problems and has had several fusion surgeries since 2005. He is scheduled for two more fusion surgeries on January 13th & January 16th, 2014. When he can move, he goes to the office to do consults and treatment planning for implant placements and for bone augmentations if needed. He hopes to return to full time dental duties at some point in his future.