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ACP Charter Member Carl “Jerry” Andres, D.D.S., M.S.D. died on June 16, 2010. Most recently Dr. Andres was Professor Emeritus at Indiana University School of Dentistry and before that the Director of the Graduate Prosthodontics Program for more than 20 years.

Dr. Andres was born Oct. 16, 1942, in Starlight, IN to Marcella and Carl Andres. He married Ida Kerstiens on Aug. 31, 1963 and went on to graduate from the Indiana School of Dentistry in 1966. Dr. Andres then signed up for a tour of duty in the U.S. Air Force where he served 20 years in the Air Force and retired as a Colonel. While in the Air Force, Dr. Andres completed his M.S.D. in Dentistry at Indiana University in Indianapolis and a Maxillofacial Prosthetics Fellowship at the MD Anderson Medical Center in Houston, Texas. He then enjoyed a second 20-year career as a tenured professor in the Indiana University School of Dentistry, where he served as the Director of the Graduate Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics program. Dr. Andres also spent a great deal of his life serving others. He completed six trips to perform dental services on Native American reservations and volunteered at the Gennesaret Free Dental Clinic. He served as a Cub Master, Scout Master, District Commissioner, and District Vice-Commissioner in the Boy Scouts of America. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and was actively involved with several professional organizations, including the American Board of Prosthodontics, American Dental Association, American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics, American College of Prosthodontists, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, Academy of Prosthodontics, Indianapolis District Dental Society and John F. Johnston Society. Dr. Andres also served several editorial review boards including the International Journal of Prosthodontics, Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Journal of Dental Materials and Journal of Prosthodontics.
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