Brian Bergeron

Program Director

Brian Bergeron

Program Director

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Endodontics

Bio

Brian E. Bergeron, DMD is a Professor and Endodontics Residency Program Director at The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. He received his DMD from the University of Florida and completed a GPR at Offutt USAF base, NE and a Residency in Endodontics at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland USAF base, San Antonio, TX. He served 23 years in the USAF Dental Corps, teaching for 10, including his final assignment as Endodontics Residency Director for the USAF program at Keesler Medical Center in Biloxi, MS. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and a Fellow in the International College of Dentists. He serves nationally on the Scientific Advisory Board for the Journal of Endodontics and Journal of Dentistry. Currently, he serves as A Director and Vice-President of the American Board of Endodontics and effective April 2021, he will become President of the ABE, responsible for national specialty board certification.

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  • GC 2268

Education

  • DMD, Dentistry University of Florida, 1990

  • BA, Biology/Biological Sciences, General Jacksonville University, 1986

Certifications

  • Dentistry State License - Georgia Georgia Board of Dentistry, 2013

  • Dentistry State License - Mississippi 2011

  • Board Certification - Diplomate American Board of Endodontics American Board of Endodontics, 2005

  • Endodontics Specialty Residency - Certificate USAF - Wilford Hall Medical Center, 2000

  • Dentistry State License - Texas Texas Board of Dentistry, 1999

  • General Practice Residency - Dentistry - Certificate USAF - Offutt AFB, NE, 1991

  • Dentistry State License - Florida Florida Board of Dentistry, 1990

  • DEN Ga Brd of Dentistry, 2013

Awards & Honors

  • MVP Faculty Award Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University, 2017

  • AF Longevity Service Ribbon 2015

  • AF Outstanding Unit Award 2015

  • AF Overseas Ribbon Long Tour 2015

  • AF Training Ribbon 2015

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ENDR 7021

    Adv Clinical Lit Sem/Jrnl
  • ENDR 8021

    Adv Clinical Lit Sem/Jrnl
  • ENDR 7025

    Case Presentation Seminar
  • ENDR 8025

    Case Presentation Seminar
  • ENDR 7120

    Clinical Endodontics
  • ENDR 8121

    Clinical Endodontics 3
  • IDSR 8020

    Endo/Pediatric Dentistry Sem
  • ENDR 7040

    Endodontic Research I
  • ENDR 8040

    Endodontic Research III
  • ENDR 8031

    Adv Clinical Lit Sem/Jrnl
  • ENDR 7031

    Adv Clinical Lit Sen/Jrnl
  • ENDR 8035

    Case Presentation Seminar
  • ENDR 7035

    Case Presentations Seminar
  • ENDR 7130

    Clinical Endodontics
  • ENDR 8131

    Clinical Endodontics 4
  • ENDR 7041

    Endodontic Research II
  • ENDR 8041

    Endodontic Research IV
  • ENDO 5411

    Fundamentals of Endodontics
  • ADDL 5691

    General Dentist Lic in GA PT I
  • ENDO 5903

    Honors Endodontics

Teaching Interests

Endodontics

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Enterococcus faecalis shifts macrophage polarization toward M1-like phenotype with an altered cytokine profile, 2021
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Manoeuvrability and biocompatibility of endodontic tricalcium silicate-based putties, 2020
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Micro-computed tomography evaluation of root canal filling quality with apical negative pressure, 2020
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Effects of calcium-phosphate, laser and adhesive on dentin permeability and bond strength. Heliyon 6 , 2020
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Comparison of the use of D-enantiomeric and L-enantiomeric antimicrobial peptides incorporated in a calcium-chelating irrigant against Enterococcus faecalis root canal wall biofilms, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Endodontics

College Service

  • AU Dental Associates Board of Directors 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committee - Pediatric Dentistry Faculty 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Advanced Education Committee - College of Dentistry 2013 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU Dental Associates Board of Directors - Vice President 2019 - 2021

    Role: Other
  • Search Committee - Oral Medicine Faculty Member 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • AU Workload Task Force 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU Senate Budget Advisory, IT 2017 - 2019

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Commission on Dental Accreditation - Site Visitor 2011 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation 2011 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Scientific Advisory Board of Journal of Endodontics 2003 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Board of Endodontics 2020 - 2021

    Role: Officer, Vice President
  • American Board of Endodontics 2019 - 2020

    Role: Officer, Secretary