Dr. Henry Ferguson

Associate Professor
Vice Chairman and Director of Residency Training
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Augusta University Dental College of Georgia
Augusta, GA 30912

Work Address:

Augusta University
Dental College of Georgia
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
1430 John Wesley Gilbert Drive
Room GC 1056
Augusta, GA 30912

Education

B.A. 1976 Slippery Rock State College
Slippery Rock, PA 16057

D.M.D. 1980 University of Pittsburgh School of
Dental Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Post Graduate Education:

Certificate 1991 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program
Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Fort Gordon, GA 30905-5650

Board Certification:

Diplomate American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
ABOMS Recertification September 2003
Diplomate National Dental Board of Anesthesiology 2001

Fellowships:

Fellow American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Fellow American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Fellow American Dental Society of Anesthesia

Professional Society Membership:

American Dental Association
Georgia Dental Association
American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Dental Society of Anesthesia
National Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
Georgia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons
American Dental Education Association

State License:
Georgia Active
South Carolina Active
Pennsylvania Inactive

Hospital Affiliations:

May 2004- present MCG/GHSU/GRU/AU Medical Center
Augusta, Georgia
MCG/GHSU/GRU Children’s Medical Center/
CHOG (Children’s Hospital of Georgia, formerly CMC Children’s Medical Center Augusta, Georgia
May 2004-Present Veterans Administration Hospital and Medical Center
Augusta, Georgia
April 2006-present Augusta State Medical Prison
Grovetown, Georgia
June 1994-March 2004 Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Fort Gordon, Georgia
Jan 1992-June1994 Ireland Army Community Hospital
Fort Knox, Kentucky
July, 1991-Dec, 1994 William Beaumont Army Medical Center
Fort Bliss, Texas
July 1987-July 1991 Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Fort Gordon, Georgia

Professional Appointments:

June 2006-present Vice Chair
Augusta University Medical Center (formerly the Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University, Georgia Regents University Augusta)
Dental College of Georgia (former College of Dental Medicine)
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Augusta, GA 30912

Jun 2005-June 2006 Interim Chairman
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
MCG School of Dentistry
Augusta, GA 30912

May 2005-present Director of Post Graduate Training
Augusta University Medical Center (formerly the Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University, Georgia Regents University Augusta)
Dental College of Georgia (former College of Dental Medicine)
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Augusta, GA 30912Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Augusta, GA 30912

May 2004-present Associate Professor
Department of Surgery
Augusta University Medical Center (formerly the Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University, Georgia Regents University Augusta)
Augusta, GA 30912

Apr 2004-present Associate Professor
Augusta University Medical Center (formerly the Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University, Georgia Regents University Augusta)
Dental College of Georgia (former College of Dental Medicine)
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Augusta, GA 30912College of Dental Medicine
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Augusta, GA 30912

Mar 2004-Apr 2004 Awaiting faculty appointment to MCG

Mar 2003-Mar 2004 Staff, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon,
Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Fort Gordon, GA

Mentor/Teaching Faculty, Oral and
Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program

Teaching Faculty, for Graduate Dental Education Programs
US Army Dental Activity
Fort Gordon GA 30905

Feb 2001-Mar 2003 Chairman, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Eisenhower Army Medical Center,
Fort Gordon, GA 30905

Program Director, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Residency Training Program
Eisenhower Army Medical Center,
Fort Gordon, GA 30905

Staff, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon,
Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Fort Gordon, GA

Feb 2001-July 2002 Chairman, Department of Hospital Dentistry
Eisenhower Army Medical Center,
Fort Gordon, GA 30905

Jul 1994-Aug 1999 Chief, Dental Services
249th General Hospital
Fort Gordon, GA.

Mar 1998-Feb 2001 Assistant Chairman, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Fort Gordon, GA

Assistant Program Director, Oral and
Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Training Program

Jul 1994-Mar 1998 Mentor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program

Staff, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon,
Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Fort Gordon, GA

Nov 1992-July 1994 Adjunct Assistant Professor,
Department of Surgical and Hospital Dentistry,
University of Louisville School of Dentistry,
Louisville, KY

Jan 1992-July 1994 Assistant Chief, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Service
Staff Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon
Ireland Army Community Hospital
Fort Knox, KY
Mentor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for Advanced Education in General Dentistry and
Post Graduate Training in Orthodontic Residency Programs

July 1991-Dec 1991 Staff, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Mentor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program, William Beaumont Army Medical Center,
Fort Bliss, TX

1987-1991 Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Fort Gordon, GA

1985-1987 General Dental Officer
Fort Meade, MD

1984-1985 General Dental Officer
Chief, Oral Surgery Svc, Carius Dental Clinic
10th MED DET
Youngsan, Korea

1980-Dec 1983 General Dental Officer
Fort Gordon, GA

Teaching Affiliations:
Jan 2006 – present Course Director, Advanced Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dental College of Georgia (former College of Dental Medicine)
Augusta, GA 30912

June 2005-present Co-Course Director, Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Dental College of Georgia (former College of Dental Medicine)
Augusta, GA 30912

Apr 2004- present Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Dental College of Georgia (former College of Dental Medicine)
Augusta, GA 30912

April 2004-preent Department of Surgery
Augusta University Medical Center (formerly the Medical College of Georgia, Georgia Health Sciences University, Georgia Regents University Augusta)
Augusta, GA 30912

July 1994-Mar 2004 Eisenhower Army Medical Center
Fort Gordon, GA

Sept 1994-Aug 1998 USADENCOM Sponsored Army Implant Course Faculty

Nov 1992-July 1994 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of
Surgical and Hospital Dentistry,
University of Louisville School of Dentistry,
Louisville, KY

Jan 1992-July 1994 Ireland Army Community Hospital
Fort Knox, KY

July 1991-Dec 1991 William Beaumont Army Medical Center,
Fort Bliss, TX

Committees:

Sept 2006 –present MCG School of Dentistry
Nobel Biocare Operations Committee

May 2005 – present MCG Medical Center OR Committee

May 2005 – present MCG School of Dentistry
Facilities and Equipment Committee

Feb 2005 – Mar 2006 Secretary Graduate and Post Graduate Section
American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

Mar 2005 – Mar 2007 Chairman Elect, Graduate and Post Graduate Section
American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

Mar 2007 – Mar 2008 Chairman, Graduate and Post Graduate Section
American Dental Education Association (ADEA)

May 2004-present MCG School of Dentistry Implant Committee

July 2004–2006 MCG School of Dentistry Admissions Committee

June 2005-present MCG School of Dentistry Advanced Education Committee

January 2013-present Promotion and Tenure Committee

April 2001-Apil 2005 Member, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial
Surgeons Committee on Membership
April 2005-October 2010 Chairman, American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial
Surgeons Committee on Membership

Certifications:

– Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS)
– Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
– Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS)
– Basic Life Support (BLS)-

Awards, Honors and Decorations

-Outstanding Faculty Award MCG School of Dentistry 2006-07
– Surgeon General’s “A” Proficiency Designator in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
– Meritorious Service Medal
– Army Commendation Medal (X4)
– Army Achievement Medal
– National Defense Service Medal
– Expert Field Medical Badge
– Parachutist Badge
– Army Service Ribbon
– Overseas Service Ribbon

Publications:

Sutley, SH, Ferguson, HW, Quigley, NC: Infection Control in Oral Surgery; AGD Update Series June 1993.

Moody, John B., Quigley, Nicholas, Ferguson, H.W., Sutley, Stephen H: Odontogenic Keratocyst. General Dentistry Vol 45 #2, March-April 1997, pp 172-176.

Wright, William, Ferguson, H.W., Drugs Used in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, EAMC Publication, 1996.

John W. Hellstein; Ronald L. Roholt; Henry W. Ferguson, The case of a subtle expansion of the mandible. Journal of Contemporary Dental Practice 2002;3(4):93-95.

Hellstein JW, Roholt RL, Ferguson HW
AAOMP case challenge: “The case of a subtle expansion of the mandible”.
J Contemp Dent Pract.[Electronic Resource] 2002 Nov 15;3(4):66-72.

Fallah DM, Baur DA, Ferguson HW, Helman JI
Clinical application of the temporoparietal-galeal flap in closure of a chronic oronasal fistula: review of the anatomy, surgical technique, and report of a case.
J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2003 Oct;61(10):1228-30.

Velez, Martin R., Ferguson, Henry W., Dorsett, Cecil, Hansen, Karla,
Lemierre’s syndrome: a case report.
J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2003 Aug; 61(8):968-71.

Clark,C., Strider, J., Hall, C. Ferguson, HW.
Distraction osteogenesis in irradiated rabbit mandibles with adjunctive hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2006 Apr;64(4):589-93.

Ferguson,HW, Stevens, MR
Advances in head and neck radiotherapy to the mandible
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America. Nov 2007 19 (4):553-563

Ferguson, HW,
Preprosthetic Surgical Considerations in Textbook of Complete Dentures, 6th Ed
Rahn AO, Ivanho JR, Plummer KD, Peoples Medical Publishing House, Shelton, Connecticut 2009, pp65-85

Wayne W. Herman1, DDS, MS; Henry W. Ferguson2, DDS;
SEQ CHAPTER \h \r 1Dental Care for the patient with heart failure: an update
J Am Dent Assoc, July 2010, Vol 141, No 7, 845-853

Rafik A. Abdelsayed,DDS, Suash Sharma, MD and Henry Ferguson, DDS
Fibrous Cortical defect (nonossifying fibroma) of the mandibular remus: report of two cases
Oral Surg oral Med Oral path Oral Radiol Endo 2010;110:504-508

Etezadi A, Ferguson H, Emam HA, Walker P.
Multiple Remediation of soft tissue reconstruction in osteoradionecrosisi of mandible: a case report
J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2013 Jan;71(1):e1-6. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2012.09.011

Ferguson, HW
Postoperatice Cognitive Dysfunction
OMS Knowledge Updates (to be released sumer 2013)

Table Clinics:

Third International Conference on Head and Neck Cancer
San Francisco, California July 26-30, 1991

Arcuri, Michael R, Ferguson, HW, Autogenous Bone Grafts with Titanium Implants for Segmental Mandibular Defect Reconstruction

Arcuri, MR, LaVella WE, Hoffman HH, Ferguson HW: Implant Fixation in Irradiated Bone for Intraoral Prosthetic Rehabilitation

Mongalo Live Implant Course
Overview of Antral Augmentation, Review of the Anatomy, Surgical Techniques,
And Management of Complications
September 9-15, 2012
Marriott Casa Magna, and The Mongalo Implant Institute
Peurta Vallarta, Mexico

GHSU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
October 17-21, 2012 Classroom
October 22-November 16, 2012 Hands on Clinical Portion

AO Operating Room Personnel Course
Fundamentals of Orthognathic Surgery
November 2, 2012
The Henry Hotel
Dearborn, MI

GHSU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
January 16-20, 2013 Classroom
January 20-February 22, 2013 Hands on Clinical Portion

MCG/AAID Dental Implant Course
Dental Implants and Infection
Healing of Dental Implants
Key Focous Points in the management of office Emergencies: The Doctor, the Ancillaries, and the Phsical Plant/Equipment and Drugs
March 7, 2013
Wingate by Wyndam Hotel
Atlanta, GA 30312

GHSU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
March 13-17, 2013 Classroom
March 18-April 26, 2013 Hands on Clinical Portion

Palmetto Medical Dental and Pharmaceutical Association
Overview of the Management of Office Emergencies with Emphasis on the Office/Physical Plant, the Equipment, the Doctor, the Ancillaries and Administrative Personal
Review of the Action Plan for Management of Office Emergencies
April 21, 2013
Marriott Hotel and Spa
Myrtle Beach, SC

Graduate Prosthetic Residency Program
Advanced Preprosthetic Surgery and Soft Tissue Management
GRU College of Dental Medicine
April 25, 2013

GHSU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
May 14-19, 2013 Classroom
May 20-June 28, 2013 Hands on Clinical Portion

Mongalo Live Implant Course
Overview of Antral Augmentation
Review of the Anatomy
Surgical Techniques Overview
Management of Complications
June 1-8, 2013
Bahia Principe Resort
Dominican Republic

GHSU CE Course: Management of Emergencies in the Dental Office
Why is a strategy for managing office emergencies important?
Misconceptions in the management of office emergencies
Management of common emergency scenarios
August 9-10, 2013
GHSU Allied Health Auditorium
Augusta, GA

AO Operating Room Personnel Course
Fundamentals of Orthognathic Surgery
September 7, 2013
Sheraton River Walk Hotel
Tampa, Florida

Hiossen Dental Implant Course
Surgical Anatomy for the Implant Dentist
Radiology for the Implant Dentist
Overview of Sutures and Suturing Techniques
Surgical Principles
Complications with Placing Implants
September 21, 2013
Comfort Suites Perimeter
Atlanta, GA 30312

Augusta Dental Society
Key Components in the Management of Office Emergencies
September 10, 2013
West Lake Country Club
Augusta, GA 30907

Hiossen Dental Implant Course
Live Hands on Training
Review of Surgical Technique
Patient Selection
September 28, 2013
Dr. Lattiere Private Office
Atlanta, GA 30312

GHSU CE Course: Management of Emergencies in the Dental Office
Why a Strategy for Managing Office Emergencies Important
Misconceptions in the Management of Office Emergencies
Management of Common Emergency Scenarios
Hands on Simulation Training
October 4-5, 2013
GHSU Allied Health Auditorium
Augusta, GA

GHSU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
October 16-20, 2013 Classroom
October 21-December 4, 2013 Hands on Clinical Portion

US Army DENTAC Fort Jackson
1 Year AEGD Program
Principles of Exodontia
Complicated Exodontia
Complications of Dentoalveolar Surgery
Preprosthetic Surgery
Odontogenic Infection Overview: Pathophysiology, Microbiology, Anatomic Considerations, Diagnosis, Medical and Surgical Management
November 21-22, 2013
USADENTAC Fort Jackson, SC

Georgia Department of Corrections Dental Annual Meeting
Complicated Exodontia and Associated Complications of Dentoalveolar Surgery
December 19, 2013
Forsyth, GA

GHSU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
January 15-19, 2014 Classroom
Jan 20-February 28, 2014 Hands on Clinical Portion

Georgia AGD Annual Meeting
Oral Surgery for the General Dentist
Suturing Techniques/Hands on Pig Lab
January 24-25, 2014
Marriott Century Center
Atlanta, GA 30345

GHSU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
March 12-16, 2014 Classroom
March 17-May 2, 2014 Hands on Clinical Portion

MCG/AAID Dental Implant Course
Dental Implants and Infection
Healing of Dental Implants
Key Focus Points in the management of office Emergencies: The Doctor, the Ancillaries, and the Physical Plant/Equipment and Drugs
March 13, 2014
Wingate by Wyndam Hotel
Atlanta, GA 30312

Graduate Prosthetic Residency Program
Management of Office Emergencies:
The Office, the Equipment, The Doctor and Ancillaries
GRU College of Dental Medicine
March 20, 2014

Mongalo Live Implant Training Course
Overview of Antral Augmentation
Surgical Anatomy for the Implant Dentist
Surgical Techniques Overview
Management of Complications
March 22-29, 2014
Los Mariner Resort and Spa
Dominican Republic

Gwinnett Medical Center’s Facial Trauma and Reconstruction Conference
Naso-Orbital-Ethmoid (NOE) Fractures
Contemporary approaches to treatment of NOE fractures
A sequential operative treatment plan to address such injuries
Management and complications of these NOE Fractures
May 3, 2014
Gwinnett Medical Center
Gwinnett, Georgia

GHSU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
May 14-18, 2014 Classroom
May 19-June 27, 2014 Hands on Clinical Portion

Medical Emergencies in the Dental Office CE Course
Preparation for Emergencies: Review of the Office Physical Plant, Emergency Equipment, the Doctor, Ancillaries, and Staff
Preparation for Emergencies: Principles for Prevention, Aids to Recognition, and a Plan for Response
Patient Assessment and Special Populations: The Geriatric Patient; The Obese Patient; and The Pregnant Patient
Review and Management of Common Office Emergencies
June 20-22, 2014
Marina Inn at Grand Dunes
Myrtle beach, South Carolina

GRU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
August 13-17, 2014 Classroom
August 18-September 26, 2014 Hands on Clinical Portion

GRU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
October 15-19, 2014 Classroom
October 20-December 6, 2014 Hands on Clinical Portion

Mongalo Live Implant Training Course
Surgical Anatomy for the Implant Dentist
Basic Implant Surgical technique
Principles of Flap Design
Review of Suturing Techniques
Management of Complications
November 10, 2014
Los Mariner Resort and Spa
Dominican Republic

GRU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
January 14-18, 2015 Classroom
January 19-March 5, 2015 Hands on Clinical Portion

GRU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
March 11-16, 2015 Classroom
March 17-May 2, 2015 Hands on Clinical Portion

GRU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
May 13-17, 2015 Classroom
May 18-July 1, 2015 Hands on Clinical Portion

GRU/AAID Maxi-Course.
Medical Evaluation for Dentoalveolar/Implant Surgery
Medical Emergencies and the Surgery Patient
Physiology of Inflammation, Wound Healing/Infection
Review of Osseointegration and What Effects it has During Healing Phase
May 14, 2015
GRU Alumni Center
Augusta, Georgia

GRU General Dentistry Symposium
Office Emergencies: Are You Ready?
Pharmacology of Basic Emergency Medications
Complex Exodontia for the General Practitioner
Pre-prosthetic Surgery for the General Practitioner
July 3-5, 2015
King and Prince Beach Resort
St. Simons Island, GA 31522

Oral Surgery Hands On Surgical Course
Complicated Exodontia
Principles of Flap Design
Review of Suturing Techniques
August 8, 2015
Biohorizons Implant Corporate Center
Birmingham. Alabama

GRU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
August 12-16, 2015Classroom
August 17-October 2,2015 Hands on Clinical Portion

Mongalo Oral Surgery Hands on Course
Complicated Exodontia
Overview of Preprosthetic Surgery
Principles of Flap Design
Review of Suturing Techniques
Complications of Dentoalveolar Surgery
August 22, 2015
Fiesta Americana Hotel, Guadalajara, Mexico

Affordable Dentures and Implant Leadership Conference
Medical Emergencies in the Dental Practice:
Preparation of the Office for Medical Emergencies
Common Misconceptions in the Management of Office Emergencies
Pharmacology of Basic Emergency Medications
October 1, 2015
Hyatt Regency Resort and SPA
Scottsdale, Arizona

GRU CODM Intravenous Conscious Sedation Course
Lectures as noted in previous courses
GHSU CODM
Augusta, GA
October 14-18, 2015 Classroom
October 19-December 5, 2015 Hands on Clinical Portion

Mongalo Third Molar Surgery Course
Complicated Exodontia
Overview of Preprosthetic Surgery
Principles of Flap Design
Review of Suturing Techniques
Techniques for Removal of Impacted Third Molars
October 22, 2015
Fiesta Americana Hotel
Guadalajara, Mexico

Affordable Leadership Conference
A comprehensive review of Pre-prosthetic Surgery for the General Dentist
November 20, 2015
Airport Marriott
Atlanta, Georgia

Mongalo Live Implant Training Course
Surgical Anatomy for the Implant Dentist
Basic Implant Surgical technique
Principles of Flap Design
Review of Suturing Techniques
February 7, 2016
Fiesta Americana Hotel
Guadalajara, Mexico

WEBINARS
Affordable Care Affiliated Dentists
Webinar on Oral Surgery for the General Dentist Part I
April 30, 2015

Affordable Care Affiliated Dentists
Webinar on Oral Surgery for the General Dentist Part II
May 7, 2015