Michael Pruett

Director of Continuing Education for DCG

Michael Pruett

Director of Continuing Education for DCG

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Restorative Sciences

Bio

Dr. Pruett is an Assistant Professor in the department of Restorative Sciences, and faculty of the General Practice Residency Program and Director of Continuing Education at The Dental College of Georgia.

  • (706) 721-8541
  • (706) 723-0221
  • GC 1355

Education

  • DMD, Dentistry Medical College of Georgia, 1992

Certifications

  • Georgia Sedation License 1995

  • CSPER State of Georgia, 1996

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 1992

Awards & Honors

  • Hinman Medallion Hinman Dental Society, 2018

  • Distinguished Alumnus Dental College of Georgia, 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GPRR 7024

    General Practice Clinic
  • GPRR 7214

    General Practice Clinic
  • GPRR 7023

    General Practice Didactic Crs
  • GPRR 7213

    General Practice Didactics
  • AGDR 7033

    AEGD Didactics
  • GPRR 7034

    General Practice Clinic
  • GPRR 7234

    General Practice Clinic
  • GPRR 7033

    General Practice Didactics
  • GPRR 7233

    General Practice Didactics

Teaching Interests

He is the co-director of the AU/AAID Maxi-Course and several other hands-on continuing dental education courses at Augusta University; which include implant placement, sinus augmentation, and I.V. Sedation.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • 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
  • Esthetic Implant Options for the General Dentist – Managing the Immediate Anterior Extraction, 2007
    Other

College Service

  • After-hours Emergency Committee 2014 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • DCG Alumni Association 2013 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Dental Faculty Practice Group Board 2010 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Dental Implant Committee 2010 - Present

    Role: Committee Chair
  • Alumni Association 2001 - Present

    Role: Attendee, Meeting

University Service

  • Fall Campaign H/S Committee Meeting 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Academy of General Dentistry - 2015

    Role: Member
  • Academy of Osseointegration - 2015

    Role: Member
  • American Academy of Implant Dentistry - 2015

    Role: Member
  • American Association of Hospital Dentists - 2015

    Role: Member
  • American Dental Association - 2015

    Role: Member