Dental College of Georgia AEGD/GPR Faculty


Michael E. Pruett, DMD

Michael E. Pruett, DMD, Director, General Practice Residency, received his D.M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia. He completed a two year General Practice Residency at the University of Virginia and then became the Director of Dentistry at Mount Sinai Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut. While in Hartford he also served as the Assistant Program Director of the General Practice Residency at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center. He has placed and restored dental implants for the last 20 years. As well he maintains an active private practice with emphasis on hospital dentistry, management of medically compromised patients, implant placement and restoration and sedation dentistry. Dr. Pruett is a Fellow in the International College of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and a Diplomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He is also active in many dental organizations including ADA, GDA, Hinman Dental Society, American Society of Dental Anesthesiology Academy of Osseointegration and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Andrew Jackson Hamilton, Jr., DMD

Andrew Jackson Hamilton, Jr., DMD., Director of the Advanced Education General Dentistry at Georgia Health Sciences University, Dental College of Georgia along with maintaining a private practice in Americus Georgia. Dr. Hamilton graduated from the Medical College of Georgia, School of Dentistry with a DMD degree in 2000. He completed the General Practice Residency program there in 2001, where he was Chief Resident. He is a member of the American Dental Association, the Georgia Dental Association, the Hinman Dental Society and the Academy of General Dentistry. Following his interest in implant dentistry, he is a member of the Academy of Ossoeintegration, and is a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and the Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Dr. John F. Coleman, DMD

Dr. John F. Coleman, DMD.,currently serves asAssistant Professor of Oral Rehabilitation, Assistant Director of the General Practice and Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residency programs at Augusta University Dental College of Georgia. John received his BS degree from Clemson University in 1976, and his D.M.D. degree from the Medical University of South Carolina Dental College of Georgia in 1979. He completed a two year General Practice Residency at MUSC, and subsequently maintained a private, general dental practice in his hometown of Lake City, SC, for 27 years prior to coming to Augusta University in 2006. He served as faculty member in the Department of General Dentistry (Senior comprehensive care)prior to beginning his current position in July of 2012. In addition to his residency duties, he enjoys a vibrant faculty practice. He has been very involved in CAD/CAM restorative dentistry with both senior students and residents, as well as in his faculty practice. John and his wife Kim have five children.

 

Michael E. Pruett, DMD

Jane F. Martone, DDS, Assistant Clinical Professor of Oral Rehabilitation at Georgia Health Sciences University, Dental College of Georgia. Dr. Martone received her DDS from Marquette University and completed a residency in Oral Medicine/Oral Surgery on the cancer service at Western Massachusetts Hospital in Westfield, Massachusetts. She has placed and restored dental implants for the last 31 years. She teaches part-time in the GPR/AEGD program at the Georgia Health Sciences University as well as maintains a private practice with emphasis on restorative and implant dentistry. She also has a special interest in hospital and sedation dentistry.

Dr. Martone is a Fellow in the Pierre Fauchard Academy and the International College of Dentists. She is a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry and a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. She is a life member of the ADA, the Georgia Dental Association, and American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

 

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Robert Beals Dr Ruby Barkley  Dr. Jack Bell
Dr. Joseph Bonkowski Dr. Johnathan Bullard Dr. Scott Carter
Dr. Douglas Clepper Dr. Max Cohen Dr. Ralph Cohen
Dr. Sandra Cohen Dr. Andrew Currie Dr. Ruth D'Arco
Dr. Terry Ellis Dr. Stewart Hamilton Dr. Don Harvey
Dr. Aubrey Hedrick Dr. Christopher Howlett Dr. Jonathan Johnson
Dr. Brooke Loftis-Elmore Dr. Benjamin Lyons Dr. Mark Mazzawi
Dr. Matt Mazzawi Dr. Bill McFatter Dr. Julian Murphey
Dr. Amish Naik Dr. Lewi Petree Dr. Matthew Phelps
Dr. Beth Rainwater Dr. Geoffrey Sheen Dr. Craig Taylor
Dr. Shannon Thorsteinson Dr. Carmen Vaughn Dr. John Vollenweider