Christopher Cutler

Associate Dean

Christopher Cutler

Associate Dean

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Periodontics

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology

The Graduate School
Department of Graduate Studies

Other Duties

Department Chair, Periodontics

Bio

Dr. Christopher W. Cutler is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Periodontics and Associate Dean for Research at The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University (formerly Georgia Regents University) Dr. Cutler is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and maintains a Practice Limited to Periodontics at the dental practice group at GRU. Dr. Cutler received his DDS from Emory University in 1986, and completed his Periodontics Certificate and his PhD in Experimental Pathology from Emory University in 1990. Dr Cutler directs an NIH-funded human immunology laboratory at GRU and lectures nationally and internationally on the pathogenesis of periodontal diseases and on how periodontal infection contributes to risk of coronary heart disease and other systemic diseases

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Education

  • Ph.D., Pathology/Experimental Patholo Emory University, 1990

  • DDS, Dentistry (DDS, DMD) Emory University, 1986

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, G Florida Atlantic University, 1982

Certifications

  • Periodontics speciality training Emory University, 1990

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 1987

  • DENTAL license Georgia Board of Dentistry, 1987

  • Diplomate status American Brd of Periodontology, 1997

Awards & Honors

  • Keynote speaker Asociacion Columbiana de Periodoncia y Oseointegracion, Cali,Columbia,, 2016

  • ADEA/ Gies Foundation Drs. Connie L. and Richard R. Drisko Scholar Award 2015

  • Keynote speaker 1st International Dental Congress, Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, October 9, 2014, 2014

  • 10th annual Bernard S. Moskow International Lectureship in Periodontology Columbia University, 2008

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society 2006

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PERR 8004

    Advanced Periodontology 3
  • PERR 9006

    Advanced Periodontology 5
  • PERR 7101

    Clinical Periodontics 1
  • PERR 8104

    Clinical Periodontics 3
  • PERR 9107

    Clinical Periodontics 5
  • OBMP 9210

    Invest of Problem
  • PERR 7002

    Periodontal Therapy Seminar
  • OBMP 9300

    Research
  • PERI 5001

    Fundamentals of Periodontology

Teaching Interests

Evidence based dentistry, immunology, microbiology

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Long-term sustainable dendritic cell-specific depletion murine model for periodontitis research., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Erbium, Chromium:Yttrium-Scandium-Gallium-Garnet Laser Effectively Ablates Single-Species Biofilms on Titanium Disks Without Detectable Surface Damage., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Human IDO-competent, long-lived immunoregulatory dendritic cells induced by intracellular pathogen, and their fate in humanized mice., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Should Attendance Be Required in Lecture Classrooms in Dental Education? Two Viewpoints: Viewpoint 1: Attendance in the Lecture Classroom Should Be Required and Viewpoint 2: Attendance Should Not Be Required in the Lecture Classroom., 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • The regenerative potential of periosteum derived MSCs and their application in oral and craniofacial therapy, 2016
    Other

Research Interests

Mucosal immunology, anaerobic microbiology, dendritic cell biology, human microbiome, periodontitis

University Service

  • • Internal Advisory Board, Neuroscience and Regenerative Medicine Program 2016 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU-Research Strategic Focus Team 2017 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • GRA Eminent Scholars Search Committee 2016 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • "Frontiers Cellular and Infection Microbiology 2013 - Present

    Role: Editor
  • American Academy of Periodontology/Sunstar-AAP Foundation Research Fellowship Selection Committee, 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Chair