Alan Furness

Assistant Dean

Alan Furness

Assistant Dean

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Restorative Sciences

  • (706) 721-8321
  • GC 5216A

Education

  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry, , 2000

  • DMD, Dentistry (DDS, DMD) Medical University of South Ca, 1999

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, G Clemson University, 1995

Certifications

  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry United States Navy, 2000

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 2010

  • South Carolina Dental License SC Dental Board, 1999

  • CPR Augusta University, 2015

Awards & Honors

  • Health Sciences Education Scholarship Award 2015

  • OKU Nomination 2015

  • Outstanding Faculty Member 2014

  • Georgia Excellence in Education Award 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • DMAT 5001

    Dental Materials
  • ODOM 5001

    Introduction to Oral Medicine
  • PTSR 5901

    Introduction to Patient Servic
  • REST 5901

    Restorative Clinic
  • DXTP 5901

    Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
  • PTSR 5902

    Patient Services
  • DXTP 5001

    Diagnosis & Treatment Planning
  • FIXP 5002

    Fixed Prosthodontics II
  • PTSR 5903

    Patient Services
  • TXPL 5002

    Treatment Planning II

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • The Validity of Using E4D Compare's "% Comparison" to Assess Crown Preparations in Preclinical Dental Education., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Fabrication of a definitive obturator from a 3D cast with a¬†chairside digital scanner for a patient with severe gag reflex: A clinical report., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Effect of Employing Different Typodonts When Using E4D Compare for Dental Student Assessment., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Inter- and Intrarater Reliability Using Different Software Versions of E4D Compare in Dental Education., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Effect of bulk/incremental fill on internal gap formation of bulk-fill composites, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Oral Diagnosis Section Director - Dept of Oral Rehabilitation 2015 - 2016

    Role: Faculty Advisor