|Douglas Barnes, DDS '83||Department of General Dentistry|
Professor Douglas Barnes, DDS '83, MS, is the chairman of the Department of General Dentistry and director of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program. Dr. Barnes received his DDS from UMSOD in 1983 and earned a certificate in advanced general dentistry in 1984. He also received a master’s degree in oral biology from the UM Graduate School in 1992 and completed a NIH fellowship in clinical research at the University of Washington. He is a member of OKU, the International College of Dentists and the Gamma Pi Delta Honor Societies.
Dr. Barnes is also a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Education Association, American Dental Association, International Association for Dental Research and American Association for Dental Research. He is an active clinical dental materials researcher. Dr. Barnes has published many articles and presented lectures on esthetic dentistry in the U.S. and internationally. In addition to his teaching and research responsibilities, he maintains an active dental practice in the faculty practice of the School of Dentistry.