Martha Brackett


Martha Brackett


Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Restorative Sciences


Martha Goël Brackett, D.D.S., M.S.D., is a professor and former director, section of operative dentistry, Department of Restorative Sciences, Dental College of Georgia. She received her initial dental degree from the Autonomous University of the State of México School of Dentistry in 1986. She received her M.S.D. with a major in operative dentistry in 1991 from Indiana University School of Dentistry and received her D.D.S. as an advanced standing student in 2002 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Dentistry. She has over 60 publications in national and international peer-reviewed journals and has lectured on various topics related to direct restorative dentistry. She has been a faculty member at the Dental College of Georgia since May, 2003 and currently holds a 60% faculty appointment. She is the director of the southern region of the Consortium of Operative Dentistry Educators (CODE).

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  • GC 4326


  • DDS, Dentistry University of Nebraska Medical, 2002

  • MS, Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other Indiana University - Purdue Un, 1991


  • Operative Dentistry certificate Indiana University, 1991

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 2003

  • DEN Nebraska Dental License, 2002

Awards & Honors

  • Fellowship American College of Dentist, 2022

  • Southern Regional Director Consortium of Operative Dentistry Educators, 2022

  • Fellowship International College of Dentist, 2021

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon (OKU) Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Society, 2019

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • AGDR 7034

    AEGD Clinic
  • RSRC 5692

    Restorative Clinic II
  • AGDR 7024

    AEGD - Patient Care
  • RSTP 5591

    Diagnosis & Trmt Plan Clinic I
  • IDSR 7003

    Esthetic and Rest Proc I
  • RSDS 5391

    Introduction to Clinical Dent
  • RSOP 5111

    Operative Dentistry I
  • RSRC 5591

    Restorative Clinic I

Teaching Interests

Operative Dentistry


Selected Recent Publications

  • Adhesive Class VI Resin Composite Restorations of Worn Mandibular Incisal Edges: A Two-year Case Report, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Rubber dam Isolation techniques for complex restorations, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Elevation of an Amalgam-stained Margin With Resin-modified Glass Ionomer to Support an Indirect Ceramic Restoration: A Six-year Case Report., 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Use of a Modified Matrix Band Technique to Restore Subgingival Root Caries., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Diagnosis of Pit-and-fissure Caries Using Three-dimensional Scanned Images., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Dental Materials, Adhesion, Cytotoxicity, Cariology

Department Service

  • Faculty Search Committee 2017 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • 1. Departmental P &T promotion sub-committees 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Section Director, Operative Dentistry 2018 - 2023

  • FOSTER 2015 - 2023

    Role: Committee Member
  • 2. Junior Faculty Advisor 2011 - 2017

    Role: Faculty Advisor

College Service

  • Curriculum 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • OKU Webmaster 2020 - Present

    Role: Other
  • CEPAC 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Materials and Instruments 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Dental Patient & Family Centered Care Committee 2011 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Faculty Workload Task Force 2019 - 2020

    Role: Committee Member
  • Governance & Communication Committee 2015 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • International College of Dentist 2021 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Association of Women Dentists Student Chapter Georgia 2021 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • Consortium of Operative Dentistry Educators 2019 - Present

    Role: Other
  • American Academy of Cariology 2019 - Present

    Role: Member
  • Journal: Operative Dentistry 2004 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member