Brian Bergeron

Program Director

Brian Bergeron

Program Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Endodontics

Bio

Brian E. Bergeron, DMD is an Associate Professor and Endodontics Residency Program Director at The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. He received his DMD from the University of Florida and completed a GPR at Offutt AFB, NE and a Residency in Endodontics at Lackland AFB, San Antonio, TX. He served 23 years in the USAF Dental Corps, to include his final assignment as Endodontics Residency Director for the USAF program at Keesler AFB in Biloxi, MS. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and a Fellow in the International College of Dentists. He serves nationally on the ADA Dental Quality Alliance, the Scientific Advisory Board for the Journal of Endodontics, and as a Review Committee member for the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Effective April of 2016 he became a Director for the American Board of Endodontics, responsible for specialty board certification.

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  • GC 2268

Education

  • DMD, Dentistry (DDS, DMD) University of Florida, 1990

  • BA, Biology/Biological Sciences, G Jacksonville University, 1986

Certifications

  • Board Certification - Diplomate American Board of Endodontics American Board of Endodontics, 2005

  • Endodontics Specialty Residency - Certificate USAF - Wilford Hall Medical Center, 2000

  • General Practice Residency - Dentistry - Certificate USAF - Offutt AFB, NE, 1991

  • Dentistry State License - Florida Florida Board of Dentistry, 1990

  • DEN Ga Brd of Dentistry, 2013

  • Dentistry State License - Georgia Georgia Board of Dentistry, 2013

  • Dentistry State License - Texas Texas Board of Dentistry, 1999

  • Dentistry State License - Mississippi 2011

Awards & Honors

  • MVP Faculty Award Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University, 2017

  • AF Longevity Service Ribbon 2015

  • AF Outstanding Unit Award 2015

  • AF Overseas Ribbon Long Tour 2015

  • AF Training Ribbon 2015

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ENDR 7120

    Clinical Endodontics
  • ENDR 8120

    Clinical Endodontics
  • ENDR 7020

    Didactic Endodontics
  • ENDR 8020

    Didactic Endodontics
  • ENDO 5002

    Endodontic Seminar
  • ENDO 5901

    Endodontic Clinic
  • ENDR 7130

    Clinical Endodontics
  • ENDR 8130

    Clinical Endodontics
  • ENDR 7030

    Didactic Endodontics
  • ENDR 8030

    Didactic Endodontics
  • ENDO 5001

    Fundamentals of Endodontics
  • TXPL 5002

    Treatment Planning II

Teaching Interests

Endodontics

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Potential applications of antimicrobial peptides and their mimics in combating caries and pulpal infections, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Mechanism of Bioactive Molecule Extraction from Mineralized Dentin by Calcium Hydroxide and Tricalcium Silicate Cement, 2017
    Other
  • Potential Applications of Antimicrobial Peptides and Their Mimics in Combating Caries and Pulpal Infections, 2017
    Other
  • Thermal analysis and stability of commercially available endodontic obturation materials , 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Mineralogenic characteristics of osteogenic lineage-committed human dental pulp stem cells following their exposure to a discoloration-free calcium aluminosilicate cement, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Endodontics

College Service

  • Search Committee - Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Program Director 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • ACERM Committee - Dental College of GA Practice Group Audit, Compliance & Enterprise Risk Management Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Advanced Education Committee - College of Dentistry 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • OKU Honorary Dental Society - Kappa Lambda Chapter 2017 - 2018

  • OKU Honorary Dental Society - Kappa Lambda Chapter 2016 - 2017

Professional Service

  • American Dental Association's Dental Quality Alliance 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation - Endodontics Reference Committee 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Scientific Advisory Board of Journal of Endodontics 2003 - Present

    Role: Member