Alan Furness

Assistant Dean

Alan Furness

Assistant Dean

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Restorative Sciences

  • (706) 721-8321
  • GC 5216A


  • DMD, Dentistry Medical University of South Ca, 1999

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General Clemson University, 1995


  • Advanced Education in General Dentistry United States Navy, 2000

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 2010

  • South Carolina Dental License SC Dental Board, 1999

  • CPR Augusta University, 2015

Awards & Honors

  • Health Sciences Education Scholarship Award 2015

  • OKU Nomination 2015

  • Outstanding Faculty Member 2014

  • Georgia Excellence in Education Award 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ADFD 5692

    Clinical Ethics & Profes II
  • RSDS 5492

    Introduction to Clinic Dent II
  • RSRC 5692

    Restorative Clinic II
  • ADFD 5591

    Clinical Ethics & Prof I
  • RSDM 5511

    Dental Materials


Selected Recent Publications

  • The Validity of Using E4D Compare's "% Comparison" to Assess Crown Preparations in Preclinical Dental Education., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Fabrication of a definitive obturator from a 3D cast with a chairside digital scanner for a patient with severe gag reflex: A clinical report., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Effect of Employing Different Typodonts When Using E4D Compare for Dental Student Assessment., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Inter- and Intrarater Reliability Using Different Software Versions of E4D Compare in Dental Education., 2015
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Effect of bulk/incremental fill on internal gap formation of bulk-fill composites, 2014
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Oral Diagnosis Section Director - Dept of Oral Rehabilitation 2015 - 2016

    Role: Faculty Advisor