William Brackett


William Brackett


Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Restorative Sciences

Emeritus Faculty


Dr. Brackett joined the faculty of the College of Dental Medicine in 2003, following appointments at four previous dental schools. He received his master’s degree in operative dentistry, with minors in dental materials and preventive dentistry, from Indiana University. He was professor and director of operative dentistry and professor of fixed prosthodontics in the Department Restorative Sciences from 2008 through 2015, at which time he reduced his appointment to 49%. In 2022, he further reduced his appointment to 5%. Dr. Brackett has been a scientific reviewer for nine dental journals and has authored more than 90 scientific articles. He was made professor emeritus in 2023.

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  • GC 4178


  • MSDE, Dental Clinical Sciences, Gene Indiana University - Purdue Un, 1986

  • DDS, Dentistry Ohio State University, 1977


  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 2003

Awards & Honors

  • Professor Emeritus Augusta University, 2023

  • Inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon 2012

  • Certificate of Appreciation MCG School of Dentistry, 2009

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • AGDR 7023

    AEGD Didactics
  • IDSR 7003

    Esthetic and Rest Proc I
  • RSED 5511

    Esthetic Restorative Dentistry
  • RSOP 5111

    Operative Dentistry I

Teaching Interests

Operative Dentistry /Fixed Prosthodontics


Selected Recent Publications

  • Adhesive Class VI resin composite restorations of worn mandibular incisal edges: a two-year case report, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Prototyping of increased vertical dimension of occlusion using an existing RPD and composite resin: a case report, 2023
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Restorative therapy with fiber-reinforced, resin composite bonded fixed partial dentures, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • 24-hour polymerization shrinkage of resin composite core materials, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Lithium disilicate crown resin-bonded using a ligated rubber dam; two-year case report, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Operative Dentistry /Fixed Prosthodontics/Dental Materials

Department Service

  • Department of Restorative Sciences Promotion Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member