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Board of Dentistry Oswald I. Cameron-Morales Confirmation Resolution of 2002
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Chairman Linda W. Cropp, at the request of the Mayor


To confirm the reappointment of Dr. Oswald I. Cameron-Morales to the Board of Dentistry.

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, That this resolution may be cited as the "Board of Dentistry Oswald I. Cameron-Morales Confirmation Resolution of 2002".

Sec. 2. The Council of the District of Columbia confirms the reappointment of

Dr. Oswald I. Cameron-Morales
Washington, D.C. 20009
(Ward 1)

as a licensed dentist member of the Board of Dentistry, established by 201 of the District of Columbia Health Occupations Revision Act of 1985, effective March 25, 1986 (D.C. Law 6-99; D.C. Official Code § 3-1202.01), for a term to end November 30. 2004.

Sec. 3. The Secretary of the Council of the District of Columbia shall transmit a copy of this resolution, upon its adoption, each to the nominee and to the Office of the Mayor.

Sec. 4. This resolution shall take effect immediately.

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Oswald I. Cameron-Morales, D.D.S.
November 2001.

Residential Address:
Washington, D.C. 20009
Tel. No. (202) 

Business Address:
3165 Mt. Pleasant St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20010
Tel. No. (202) 462-1925 Fax (202) 462-4106
Dental Emergencies- Tel. (202) 661-5626
Web Site:

Date of Birth : November 11, 1951.

Place of Birth: Point-of-Pierre, Trinidad, W.I.

Place of Residence before moving to Washington, D.C.
1952-1987 San Juan, Puerto Rico

Social Security No. [removed from on-line version]


High School: Our Lady of Pilar School, Caguas, Puerto Rico (1968)

Undergraduate:- Puerto Rico Junior College, Cupey, Puerto Rico (1970). University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico (1973). - Brookhaven Nuclear National Laboratory (Summer Medical Research Internship 1973), Long Island, NY Graduate: -Howard University College of Dentistry (1979)
Degree: Doctor in Dental Surgery

Continue Education: 25 hours every two years as required for renewal of dental license.

Specialty: General Dentistry 

Work Experience: 

1987-present- General Dentist, Private Practice
3165 Mt. Pleasant St., N.W..,Washington, D.C. 20010
*Providing general dental services

1987-present- General Dentist Volunteer at the Spanish Catholic Dental Clinic, Monroe St., N.W., Washington, D.C.
*Providing general dental services to the low income hispanic population.

1994-2001 -Dental Director, Advantage Health Plans, Inc.
*Coordinating and implementing Dental Health insurance.

1993-present -Board of Directors Illiteracy Program Latin American Youth Program

1993-1995 -Dental Provider and Consultant for the Latin Youth Center Health Services as part of District of Columbia "Turning Point Program"
*Prepared proposal and implemented Preventive Dental Program providing Dental Screening Examinations, dental cleanings and Dental Education at Abraham Lincoln Middle School, 15th. & Irving St., N.W., Washington, D.C.
*Review utilization and results of program
*Coordinate future additional dental services

1999-present- Board member of the One Step Chartered School at the Latin American Youth Center.

1999-present- Chairman of the Board of Directors for Las America, Inc. A non-profit corporation dedicated to promoting and training our population to participate in the business aspects of our community.

1999-present- Appointed by Mayor Anthony Williams to the District of Columbia Board of Dentistry. This is the government body that issues licences to practice Dentistry and Dental Hygiene, administers the Licensure Examination and deals with consumer's complains related to the practice of Dentistry in Washington, D.C.

1999-present- Member of ECUADENT. A non-profit organization which members are physicians, dentist, surgeons, and nurses traveling once a year to Ecuador, South America, providing medical and dental health care to children in different regions of the country.

1992-1993- Member Health Committee Latino Civil Task Force

1979-1989- General Dentist, Private practice, Carolina, Puerto Rico
*Providing general dental services including home care.

1985-1987- Dental Director National Health Association, Hato Rey, Puerto Rico
* Designed and establish dental facilities at the work place, mobile units and home care.
* Coordinate dental services with medical and mental health services.

Additional Information

Languages: English and Spanish
Hobbies: SCUBA Diving, Tai-chi( Martial Arts), Art Painting

Community Organizations:

Mount Pleasant Business Association
Main Street, Inc.
Health Committee Rosemount Center
Board of Directors One Step Chartered School, Latin American Youth Center

Professional Groups

Colegio de Cirujanos Dentistas de Puerto Rico;
Robert T. Freedman Dental Society
Hispanic Dental Association (National Organization)
Panamerican Medical Society
Public Health Association
1998-present President, Hispanic Dental Association of the Washington Metropolitan Area

Dental Licenses

District of Columbia (Lic. #734004801)
Puerto Rico (Lic. #1046)

Citizenship: USA

Marital Status: Married

Children: Three (ages 19,16, 11)

Goals: To continue providing general dental services and improve the populations dental well-being in any manner possible in the Washington Metropolitan Area and around the World.

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