Check out this brief overview of Dr. Brett Cotham’s dentistry career.


EDUCATION

  • University of Missouri – Kansas City, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • University of Missouri – Columbia, Biology

EXPERIENCE

HIGHLAND FAMILY DENTISTRY

Partner (Highland, AK)

  • Private Practice General Dentistry
  • Responsibilities include managing two operative treatments and up to four hygiene chairs per day
  • Cosmetic Dentistry
  • Implant Placement and Restoration
  • Surgical extractions
  • Pediatric Dentistry

UMKC

Honors Oral Surgery (Kansas City, MO; August 2011-May 2012)

  • Perform more advanced oral surgery procedures in addition to general clinic at the dental school
  • Experience in procedures including: Pre-prosthetic surgery, alveoplasty, mandibular and maxillary tori removal, frenectomies, vestibuloplasty, surgical and non-surgical removal of teeth, and full mouth extraction.

KANSAS CITY REGIONAL CENTER

(November 2011)

  • Performed operative and preventative procedures on adult and pediatric patients with various types of developmental disabilities and other special need.

RESEARCH

GRAND ROUNDS

  • Grand Rounds: “Estimating the location of the gingival margin after implant placement and restoration in the esthetic zone.”

TABLE CLINIC

  • Table Clinic: Literature Review, “Comparison of Bone-Conducted Sound Transmission Methods using Teeth and Other Cranial Structures”.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • Licensed to practice in the state of Arkansas and Missouri 
  • American Student Dental Association
  • Missouri Dental Association
  • Xi Psi Phi Dental Fraternity