Weston Fortson

Assistant Professor

Weston Fortson

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Orthodontics

Bio

Dr. Fortson is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthodontics at The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics.

  • (706) 721-8619
  • GC 2136

Education

  • DMD, Dentistry. Medical College of Georgia, 1983

  • BS, Microbiology, General University of Georgia, 1979

Certifications

  • Northeast Regional Board 1987

  • ABO American Board of Orthodontics,

  • BCO American Brd of Orthodontics, 2011

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 1983

Awards & Honors

  • Pierre Fauchard Teaching Award 2015

  • MVP Faculty Award-Curriculum Committee Curriculum Committee, 2015

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
  • PEDD 5002

    Pediatric Dentistry Seminar
  • 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
  • DBIO 5002

    Molecular Bio Craniofacial Dev
  • ORTH 5001

    Orthodontics I

Teaching Interests

Dr. Fortson is director of pre-doctoral orthodontics.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Endotoxin affinity for orthodontic brackets., 1999
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Width/length ratios of normal clinical crowns of the maxillary anterior dentition in man, 1999
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A comparison of the effects of first premolar extractions on third molar angulation., 1992
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Orthodontic Adhesives

College Service

  • Search Committee Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Code of Conduct Hearing Subcommittee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Continuing Education Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Curriculum Committee 2012 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Admissions Committe 2016 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • American Association of Orthodontists 2015 - Present

  • Georgia Association of Orthodontists 2015 - Present

  • Southern Association of Orthodontists 2015 - Present