Mario Romero

Director

Mario Romero

Director

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Restorative Sciences

Bio

Mario Romero, DDS, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Restorative Sciences at The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University; he received his DDS from the University of Guayaquil (Ecuador) School of Dentistry in 1995. He completed a two year Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program at the University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral Health where he was granted the Handleman Award for Excellence. In 2016 Dr. Romero was awarded the Augusta University and the American College of Dentists Outstanding Faculty award for his achievements in scholarity, research and service. He has over 30 publications in national and international peer reviewed journals and has lectured extensively on topics related to direct and indirect restorative dentistry. He maintained a private practice with emphasis in Restorative and Esthetic Dentistry for 15 years prior to joining AU in 2013.

Education

  • DMD, Dentistry University of Guayaquil, 1995

Certifications

  • DEN Georgia Secretary of State, 2013

Awards & Honors

  • Outstanding Faculty Award American College of Dentist, 2016

  • Outstansding Faculty Award Augusta University, 2016

  • Handelman Award For Excellence Eastman Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester , 2013

  • Scientific Merit Award for Outstanding Academic Contribution Guayas College of Dentistry, 2003

  • Scientific Merit Award for Outstanding Academic Contribution Ecuadorian Dental Federation, 2000

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • AGDR 7024

    AEGD - Patient Care
  • AGDR 7023

    AEGD Didactics
  • ESTD 5001

    Esthetic Restorative Dentistry
  • GPRR 7214

    General Practice Clinic
  • GPRR 7023

    General Practice Didactic Crs
  • REST 5901

    Restorative Clinic
  • OPER 5001

    Operative Dentistry

Teaching Interests

Operative dentistry, esthetic dentistry and occlusion

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Effect of Sonic Resin Composite Delivery on Void Formation Assessed by Micro-computed Tomography, 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Replacement of a missing maxillary central incisor using a direct fiber- reinforced fixed dental prosthesis: a case report. , 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Conservative Management of a Single Dark Tooth, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Digital approach to the fabrication of a wax prototype for full¬≠mouth rehabilitation of a worn dentition: A clinical report., 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • A multidisciplinary approach to the management of a maxillary midline diastema: A clinical report. , 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Dental adhesives and composite resin

Department Service

  • CE Advisory Board 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Practice Board 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Interview Dr. Knochadi 2015

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Interview Dr. Zaher 2015

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • Strategic Planning committee to develop new DPG 2015 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member
  • Hispanic Student Dental Association - 2015

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

Professional Service

  • Hispanic Dental Association GA Chapter 2015 - Present

    Role: Officer, Other Officer
  • Inside Dentistry CE Journal 2014 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Journal of the Academy of General Dentistry 2014 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry 2014 - Present

    Role: Reviewer
  • journal of Prosthetic Dentistry JPD-D-16-00013 - 2016

    Role: Reviewer, Journal Article

Public Service

  • Clinica Latina and Hispanic Dental Association 2015

    Role: Other