John Coleman

Program Director

John Coleman

Program Director

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Restorative Sciences


A native of Lake City, SC, John received his BS degree from Clemson University in 1976, and his D.M.D. degree from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine in 1979. He completed a two year General Practice Residency at MUSC.

  • (706) 721-6184
  • GC 1359


  • DMD, Dentistry Medical University of South Ca, 1979

  • BS, Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies Clemson University, 1976


  • Conscious Sedation Permit_ Applied for GA Board of Dentistry, 2018

  • Dentistry South Carolina State Board of Dentistry, 1979

  • CSPER Georgia Board of Dentistry, 2018

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 2006

Awards & Honors

  • Fellow Pierre Fauchard Academy, 2016

  • Fellow ICOI, 2015

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • ADBL 5211

    BCLS Training I
  • ADBL 5612

    BCLS Training II
  • GPRR 7034

    General Practice Clinic
  • GPRR 7033

    General Practice Didactics
  • GPRR 7024

    General Practice Clinic
  • GPRR 7023

    General Practice Didactic Crs

Teaching Interests

He has been very involved in implant placement and CAD/CAM restorative dentistry with both senior students and residents, as well as in his faculty practice. He is actively involved in the integration of digitally designed restorations with CBCT images in planning and placement of dental implants. John is a certified Plan Cad E4D trainer


Selected Recent Publications

  • Sequential Management of a Complex Restorative Erosion Case, 2021
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Modifications of emergency dental clinic protocols to combat COVID-19 transmission., 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • “10 Steps to Rubber Dam Isolation in Restorative Therapy, Not Limited to Endodontics, Dental Dams Also Offer Clinical Advantages In Restorative Dental Treatment.”, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A Gingivectomy Procedure Using a Diode Laser, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Responsible Esthetic Improvement of a Smile Utilizing Minimal Intervention, No-Preparation Procedures: A Case Report , 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Credentialing Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • SARC Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Student Affairs 2011 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

College Service

  • Admissions Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • BLS Instructor 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • DCG Digital Dentistry Task Force - 2017

    Role: Committee Member