Solon Kao

Assistant Professor

Solon Kao

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Surgery

Bio

Dr. Kao is a diplomate of both the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. He has consistently received top reviews, accolades, evaluations, and awards for his teaching at the GRU College of Dental Medicine and Live Implant Training Course for the past 15 years. He is the 2015 recipient of the outstanding faculty award at GRU College of Dental Medicine.

  • (706) 721-5463
  • (706) 721-3511
  • GC 1058

Education

  • DDS, Dentistry University of Tennessee Colleg, 1998

  • BE, Biomedical/Medical Engineering Vanderbilt University, 1994

Certifications

  • California Dental License #62518 2013

  • BCOS Am Brd of Oral & Maxillo Surg, 2007

  • Diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 2005

  • Diplomat of the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology 2005

  • Georgia Dental License #013126 2005

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 2005

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow of International College of Dentists Award 2012

  • Distinguished Faculty Award by International College of Dentistry 2008

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • OMFS 5901

    Oral Surgery Clinic
  • OMFS 5902

    Oral Surgery Clinic
  • OMSR 6120

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care
  • OMSR 7120

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care
  • OMSR 8120

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care
  • OMSR 9120

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care
  • OMSR 6020

    Oral Surgery Didactics
  • OMSR 7020

    Oral Surgery Didactics
  • OMSR 8020

    Oral Surgery Didactics
  • OMSR 9020

    Oral Surgery Didactics
  • OMFS 5903

    Oral Surgery Hospital Clinic
  • RSUR 5006

    Oral Surgery Internship
  • PERR 7001

    Periodontal Therapy Seminar
  • OMFS 5002

    Fundamentals of Oral Surgery
  • OMFS 5001

    Local Anesthesia
  • OMFS 5003

    Advanced Oral Surgery
  • OMSR 6130

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care
  • OMSR 7130

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care
  • OMSR 8130

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care
  • OMSR 9130

    Oral Surgery Clinical Care
  • OMSR 6030

    Oral Surgery Didactics
  • OMSR 7030

    Oral Surgery Didactics
  • OMSR 8030

    Oral Surgery Didactics
  • OMSR 9030

    Oral Surgery Didactics

Teaching Interests

Local Anesthesia, Dental Implant, Bone Grafting, Trauma, Pharmacology, Office Emergency

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Potential Application of Antimicrobial Peptides and Their Mimics in Combating Caries and Pulpal Infections, 2017
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • External Fixation techniques for Mandibular Fracture: Various Techniques, 2017
    Broadcast Media
  • The Regenerative Potential of Periosteum-Derived Cells and Their Application in Oral and Craniofacial Therapy, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Report of 2 Cases of Oropharyngeal Injury With the Use of Video Laryngoscopy Techniques, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Lingual Gingival Cyst of the Adult, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Anesthesia Dental Implant

College Service

  • ACERN ( Audit Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management) Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • SARC Student Academic Review Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Board of Trustee for DPG 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Credentialing Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Instruments and Clinical Continuity Committee 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Alternate Delegate for GSOM for AAOMS 2014 - 2017

    Role: Officer, Other Officer
  • ADA CODA OMS Site Visitor 2016 - 2017

    Role: Reviewer
  • Nominating Committee for GSOMS 2013 - 2015

    Role: Member
  • ADEA Liaison Committee for AAOMS 2013 - 2014

    Role: Member
  • Legislative Committee for GSOMS 2009 - 2012

    Role: Committee Chair