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David Felton

David A. Felton DDS, MS

Professor and Dean, University of Mississippi Medical Center, School of Dentistry, Jackson, Mississippi

Dr. Felton completed his undergraduate training at NC State University (1973), and his DDS degree (1977) and MS Degree in Prosthodontics (1984) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry. He taught in the Department of Prosthodontics at UNC from 1984-2011, serving as Director of Graduate Prosthodontics (1989-1992) and Chair of Prosthodontics (1992-2002). He moved to the West Virginia University School of Dentistry as Dean in 2011, serving in that role for three years. In January, 2016, he assumed the position of Dean at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) School of Dentistry in Jackson, MS. Dr. Felton is a past-president of the American College of Prosthodontists and the Academy of Prosthodontics, served as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Prosthodontics for 15 years, until June 30 of 2018, and is the Immediate Past President and examiner for the American Board of Prosthodontics.  Dr. Felton has authored over 50 peer reviewed journals articles, lectures nationally and internationally, and holds memberships in multiple dental organizations.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Edentulous American Adult Denture Wearers Outlive Non-Wearers