Mark Peacock

Professor

Mark Peacock

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Periodontics

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology and Diagnostic Sciences

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral Biology

Bio

Graduated from Augusta College (now Augusta University) in 1977 and received his DMD degree in 1982 from the Medical College of Georgia (now Augusta University). He interned and practiced in the US Army as a General Practitioner until receiving his residency training in Periodontics from 1990-1992 at FT Gordon/Eisenhower Army Medical Center, GA. He also received an MS degree in Oral Biology in 1992 from the Medical College of Georgia (Augusta University). Dr. Peacock is board certified (Diplomate, 1994)) in his specialty by the American Board of Periodontology. He is a retired Colonel in the US Army.

  • (706) 721-2442
  • (706) 723-0215
  • GC 1343

Education

  • MS, Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology Medical College of Georgia, 1992

  • DMD, Dentistry Medical College of Georgia, 1982

  • BBA, Accounting Augusta College, 1977

Certifications

  • ACLS American Heat Association, 2015

  • Sedation Permit Georgia Board of Dentistry, 2013

  • Forensic Dental Identification Certification Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, 2006

  • BCPERIO American Brd of Periodontology, 2014

  • CSPER State of Georgia, 2014

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 2005

Awards & Honors

  • OKU induction Omicron Kappa Upsilon, 2021

  • Outstanding Service Award, Promotion and Tenure Committee DCG, 2019

  • AAP 2017 Educator Award American Academy of Periodontology, 2017

  • Outstanding Svc Award GRU Research Advisory Committee, 2014

  • Tarrson Research Award American Academy of Periodontology Foundation, 2007

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PERR 8104

    Clinical Periodontics 3
  • PERR 7101

    Clinical Periodontics I
  • PERR 9107

    Clinical Periodontics V
  • BMOM 5101

    Intro to the Oral Microenviro
  • PERI 5302

    Non-Surgical Periodontics
  • PERR 7001

    Orientation for New Residents
  • PERR 9012

    Perio Trmt Plan/Sugery Sem V
  • PERR 8010

    Perio Trnt Plan/Surg Sem III
  • PERR 7008

    Perio Trtmt Plan/Surgery Sem I
  • PERR 7004

    Periodontal Lit Review I
  • PERR 8006

    Periodontal Lit Review III
  • PERR 9008

    Periodontal Lit Review V
  • PERI 5591

    Periodontics Clinic I
  • PERI 5793

    Periodontics Clinic III
  • PERR 9016

    Undergraduate Teaching IV
  • ADBL 5211

    BCLS Training I
  • ADBL 5612

    BCLS Training II
  • PERR 7102

    Clinical Periodontics 2
  • PERR 8105

    Clinical Periodontics 4
  • PERR 9108

    Clinical Periodontics VI
  • CMPC 5902

    Comprehensive Care
  • PERI 5211

    Fundamentals of Periodontology
  • PERR 8011

    Perio Surgery/Trmt PlanSem IV
  • PERR 7009

    Perio Trmt Plan/Surgery Sem II
  • PERR 9013

    Perio Trmt Plan/Surgery Sem VI
  • PERR 7007

    Periodontal Journal Club II
  • PERR 8009

    Periodontal Journal Club IV
  • PERR 9011

    Periodontal Journal Club VI
  • PERR 7005

    Periodontal Lit Review II
  • PERR 8007

    Periodontal Lit Review IV
  • PERR 9009

    Periodontal Lit Review VI
  • PERI 5692

    Periodontics Clinic II
  • PERI 5613

    Surgical Periodontics
  • PERR 7012

    Undergraduate Teaching I
  • PERR 8015

    Undergraduate Teaching III
  • PERR 9017

    Undergraduate Teaching V

Teaching Interests

Periodontology, Oral/Systemic Disease relationship

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • The influence of vitamin D supplementation on local and systemic inflammatory markers in periodontitis patients: a pilot study, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Resolution of Abfraction-Associated Gingival Fenestration Utilizing Connective Tissue Grafting, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Enhancing peridontal regenerative outcomes with simultaneous orthodontic tooth movement, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Dental College of Georgia Teams up with Richmond County Health Department to Help Underserved Patients, 2017
    Journal Article, Professional Journal
  • Periodontal and other oral manifestations of immunodeficiency diseases, 2017
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Dr Peacock’s research interests include relationships between periodontal disease and systemic illness, clinical periodontics/oral medicine, and oral implantology.

Department Service

  • Promotion and Tenure 2014 - 2018

    Role: Committee Member
  • Promotion Committee, Periodontics Dept 2016 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Periodontics Scientist Search Committee 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Faculty Search Committees 2015 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member
  • Promotion Committee, Restorative Sciences Dept 2015 - 2015

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • DCG Faculty Senate Steering Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Promotion and Tenure Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Development Committee 2018 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Student Academic Review Committee 2016 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Admissions Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • AU Athletics Committee 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member
  • Search Committe for Chair, Department of History, Anthropology, and Philosophy 2013 - 2014

    Role: Committee Member
  • AU Community Service Committee 2013 - 2014

    Role: Committee Chair

Professional Service

  • Clinical Advances in Periodontics, American Academy of Periodontology 2019 - Present

    Role: Editorial Review Board Member
  • American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) 2015 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Dental Education Association (ADEA) 2015 - Present

    Role: Member
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology (ADSA) 2015 - Present

    Role: Member
  • British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research 2015 - Present

    Role: Editor

Public Service

  • AU Community Day of Service 2013 - 2017

    Role: Other