William Brackett


William Brackett


Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of Restorative Sciences


Dr. Brackett joined the faculty of the College of Dental Medicine in 2003. 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 through 2015, at which time he reduced his appointment to half-time. Dr. Brackett has been a scientific reviewer for nine dental journals and has authored more than 75 scientific articles.

  • (706) 721-8253
  • GC 4206


  • MS, Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other Indiana University - Purdue Un, 1986

  • DDS, Dentistry Ohio State University, 1977

  • MS, Dental Services and Allied Professions, Other Indiana University - Purdue Un, 1966


  • DEN GA Professional Licensing Brd, 2003

Awards & Honors

  • Inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon 2012

  • Certificate of Appreciation MCG School of Dentistry, 2009

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • RSED 5511

    Esthetic Restorative Dentistry
  • RSDS 5391

    Introduction to Clinical Dent
  • RSOP 5111

    Operative Dentistry I
  • RSRC 5591

    Restorative Clinic I
  • RSOP 5212

    Operative Dentistry II
  • RSPR 5692

    Prosthodontics Clinic II
  • RSRC 5692

    Restorative Clinic II

Teaching Interests

Operative Dentistry /Fixed Prosthodontics


Selected Recent Publications

  • 24-hour polymerization shrinkage of resin composite core materials, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Resin bonding of a lithium disilicate crown using a ligated rubber dam; a two-year case report, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Vital Core Build-Up Protocols; Review and Future Recommendations, DCG Department of Restorative Sciences, interdepartmental report., 2020
  • Elevation of an amalgam-stained margin with RMGI to support an indirect ceramic restoration: a six-year case report, 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Treating single dark teeth: report of four cases using differing concentrations of carbamide peroxide. , 2019
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Department Service

  • Department of Restorative Sciences Promotion Committee 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member