Eladio DeLeon

Department Chair

Eladio DeLeon

Department Chair

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Orthodontics

Other Duties

Marvin C. Goldstein Chair of Orthodontics, Orthodontics

Program Director, Orthodontics

Goldstein Chair of Orthodontics, Orthodontics

Bio

Dr.DeLeon. is a graduate of the University of Kentucky where he received his D.M.D. in 1976. He completed his Orthodontic Residency training and received his orthodontic certificate and M.S. degree at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. Dr. DeLeon retired at the rank of full Colonel after serving 22 yrs in the U.S. Army Dental Corps. For the past 10 years and continuing today, he serves with the orthodontic certified Board, as emeriti director and consultant to the ABO written examination.

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Education

  • MS, Dentistry University of Missouri - Kansa, 1985

  • DMD, Dentistry University of Kentucky, 1976

Certifications

  • BCO American Brd of Orthodontics, 1994

  • Georgia Dental License Georgia Board of Dentistry, 1998

  • Florida Dental License Florida Board of Dentisty, 1980

  • Kentucky Dental License Kentucky Board of Dentistry, 1976

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 1998

Awards & Honors

  • Distinguished Alumni Award University of Kansas City, MO Orthodontic Department, UMKC, 2017

  • Oren Oliver Distinguished Service Award Southern Association of Orthodontists, 2016

  • Director, American Board of Orthodontics Specialty Board Certification, 2008

  • OKU Dental Honor Society OKU chapter, The Dental College of Georgia, 2006

  • Legion of Merit United States Army, 1998

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ORTR 9220

    ABO Treatment Plan Assess II
  • ORTR 7020

    Advanced Diagnosis I
  • ORTR 9020

    Classic & Current Lit Rev II
  • ORTR 7110

    Clinical Orthodontics
  • ORTR 8120

    Comprehensive Ortho Tx II
  • ORTR 9120

    Comprehensive Ortho Tx V
  • ORTR 7120

    Craniofacial Deformities I
  • ORTR 8220

    Diag & Tx Planning II
  • ORTR 7210

    Diagnostic Essentials
  • ORTR 7010

    Edgewise Therapy
  • ORTR 8020

    Finishing & Retention I
  • ORTH 5901

    Orthodontic Clinic
  • ORTR 8010

    Orthodontic Treatment
  • ORTH 5002

    Orthodontics II
  • ORTR 7220

    Surgical Orthodontics
  • ORTR 7030

    Advanced Diagnostics II
  • ORTR 8130

    Comprehensive Ortho Tx III
  • ORTR 7130

    Craniofacial Deformities II
  • ORTR 7230

    Dentofacial Malocclusions II
  • ORTR 8330

    Diagnosis & Treatment Plan III
  • ORTR 8030

    Finishing & Retention II
  • CLCR 8008

    Interdisciplinary Seminar

Teaching Interests

Promoting evidence -based quality orthodontic treatment and having resident prepare to achieve ABO certification of upon graduation.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Certification renewal process of the American Board of Orthodontics., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Orthognathic cleft-surgical/orthodontic treatment, 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Common errors in preparing for and completing the American Board of Orthodontics clinical examination., 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Posttreatment tooth movement: for better or for worse., 2010
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Banking cases for the American Board of Orthodontics' initial certification examination., 2010
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Bone physiology and the integration of technology into clinical application.

College Service

  • Clinical Chairs 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Marvin C. Goldstein Chair of Orthodontics 2000 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Director, Graduate Orthodontic Program 1999 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Interim Chair, Pediatric Dentistry 2014 - 2017

Professional Service

  • ABO/ Written Committee 2008 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • American Dental Assoication/ Council on Dental Education and Licensure and Commission on Dental Accreditation 2005 - Present

    Role: Other
  • ABO Director, Southern Association of Orthodontic 2008 - 2017

    Role: Director
  • Director, American Board of Orthodontics 2015 - 2016

    Role: Officer, President/Elect/Past
  • Director, American Board of Orthodontics 2015 - 2016

    Role: Officer, Vice President