Michael Kent McGuire
DDS, FICD, FACD
Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of Dentistry
Periodontics & Oral Medicine
Dr. McGuire is the primary author of over fifty scientific articles and textbook chapters on periodontology, an unparalleled achievement for someone in full time private practice. He serves on the editorial board of multiple publications, including the Journal of Periodontology, the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, and the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants. He is the founder and chairman of the McGuire Institute, a not for profit practice-based clinical research network. An eminent speaker, having given over 200 continuing education programs, Dr. McGuire has lectured for both national and international audiences. His research has received the American Academy of Periodontologyâ€™s highest recognition for excellence, four times earning the Robinson Regeneration Award and twice the Clinical Research Award. He is also the recipient of the Academyâ€™s prestigious Master Clinician Award and the Academyâ€™s highest honor, the Gold Medal Award. In 2015 he received the William J. Gies Periodontology Award for his distinguished achievement in periodontology. Dr. McGuire is past Chairman of the American Board of Periodontology. He has served as president of numerous dental organizations, including the American Academy of Periodontology and the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation. He is a voting member of the FDA Dental Products Devices Panel. Dr. McGuire received a bachelorâ€™s degree in psychology from Baylor University. He received both his D.D.S. and Certificate of Periodontics from the Emory University School of Dentistry. Emory University recognized Dr. McGuire with their Distinguished Alumnus Award in 2009.