Greg Griffin

Assistant Professor

Greg Griffin

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Dental College of Georgia
Department of General Dentistry

Bio

An alumni of the Medical College of Georgia class of 1998. Practiced general dentistry as a sole proprietor in Lincolnton, Ga from 1998-2018. Began volunteering at DCG in 2016. Now full time faculty for the Department of General Dentistry.

  • (706) 721-9609
  • 3088

Education

  • DMD, Dentistry Medical College of Georgia, 1998

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General Lees - McRae College, 1991

Certifications

  • DEN Georgia Board of Dentistry, 1998

  • Dentistry GA Professional Licensing Brd, 1998

Awards & Honors

  • Fellowship American College of Dentists, 2021

  • 2020 Certificate of Appreciation For Outstanding Dedication and Support for Students Department of General Dentistry, 2020

  • Fellowship International College of Dentists, 2019

  • Honorable Fellow Georgia Dental Association, 2009

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GDCC 5791

    Comprehensive Care Clinic I
  • GDCC 5892

    Comprehensive Care Clinic II
  • CLCR 8005

    Dental Business Management
  • GDDL 5892

    Gen Dentistry Lic Exam Pt 2
  • PTCR 5934

    Patient Services

Teaching Interests

Clinical instruction of comprehensive care along with personal and professional development of future dentists.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Achieving an Accurate Diagnosis for Acute Facial Paralysis, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Differential Diagnosis for Acute Facial Paralysis, 2020
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Dentists' Role in Migraine Treatments With Botulinum Toxins, 2019
    Journal Article, Professional Journal

Research Interests

1. Occlusion (specifically as it is perfected during complete occlusal adjustments and splint therapy
2. Developing clinical teaching strategies.

Department Service

  • Team C Assistant Captain 2019 - Present

    Role: Faculty Mentor
  • Treatment Planning Board 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Department of General Dentistry Faculty Search Committee 2019 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

College Service

  • DCG Faculty Development Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Mentor
  • The Dental College of Georgia Clinic Restart Task Force 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Teledentistry Task Force 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Faculty Senate 2020 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Continuing Education Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Governance and Communication Committee 2020 - Present

    Role: Committee Member

Professional Service

  • Belmont Publications 2021 - 2021

    Role: Reviewer
  • Belmont Publications 2021 - 2021

    Role: Reviewer

Public Service

  • Global Health Outreach 2022 - 2022

    Role: Program Coordinator
  • Gap Ministries 2022 - 2022

    Role: Mentor
  • YMCA/A Place to Dream 2021 - 2021

    Role: Program Organizer
  • Georgia Department of Community Health 2021 - 2021

    Role: Attendee, Meeting
  • Department of General Dentistry DCG 2021

    Role: Mentor