Colorado Academy of General Dentistry
President for COAGD

Dennis Burgner, D.D.S. , M.A.G.D. President for COAGD

Education and Degrees

  • High School Diploma, 1965 – Tascosa High School, Amarillo, TX 
  • B.S., 1969  - Southern Nazarene University, Bethany, OK (Biology / Chemistry)
  • D.D.S., 1972  -  University of Texas Dental Branch, Houston, TX     

Post Doctoral Training 

  • General Dentistry Residency, Womack Army Hospital – Certificate, 1972-73
  • The L.D. Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, Miami, FL – Continuum 
  • The Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Education, St. Petersburg, FL – Continuum
  • Advanced Training – Restorative Dentistry, TMJ Therapy, Occlusion, Periodontics,
  • Oral Surgery, Endodontics
  • Post Graduate Courses and Continuing Education in Dentistry 
         (averaging approximately 100 hours per year throughout dental career)

Professional Qualifications

  • Texas Dental Practice License, 1972
  • Colorado Dental Practice License, 1980
  • Nitrous Oxide Conscious Sedation Permit
  • Oral Conscious Sedation Permit 
  • Certified – Laser Dentistry, Biolase Waterlase, and Diode Lasers
  • Certified – CEREC Cad-Cam Dentistry

     
 Awards – Academy of General Dentistry

  • Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry (F.A.G.D.), 1980
  • Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry  (M.A.G.D.) 1994
  • Lifetime Learning and Service Recognition award (LLSR) – Dentistry, 2009

Publications   

  • Several Self-Instruction Examinations published in General Dentistry
  • Douglas County Tidbits – Dental Information Articles

Professional Memberships and Activities

  • President, Tyler/Smith County, Texas Dental Association, 1978-1979
  • Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), 1975-Present
  • Texas AGD, 1975-1982
  • Colorado AGD, 1982-present
  • AGD Self-Instruction Committee – General Dentistry Journal, 1991-96  
  • AGD  Fellowship Examination Committee, 1996-2004
  • AGD Region 14 
  • Secretary-Treasurer, 1996-2004
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  • Colorado AGD Board of Directors, 1984-present
  • Vice President, 2012-present
  • Mastertrack Program Committee, 2012-present
  • Delegate or Alternate – numerous AGD House of Delegates, 1985-present
  • Rocky Mountain Dental Convention Liaison  
  • Past President, 1993-1994
  • Continuing Education Chair
  • Treasurer
              
        
  •  L.D. Pankey Alumni Association, 1978-present        
               
       
  • American Dental Association, 1972-2010
  • Texas Dental Association, 1972-1982
  • Colorado Dental Association, 1982-2010
  • Metropolitan Denver Dental Society, 1982-2010
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 2006-2012

Professional Employment

  • United States Army – Captain, Dental Corps, 1972-1975
  • General Dentistry Internship Program – Womack Army Hospital, Ft. Bragg, NC 
  • General Dentistry Officer  – Darnall Army Hospital, Ft. Hood, Texas
  • Chief, Oral Surgery – 2nd Armor Division Clinic, Ft. Hood, Texas
         
        
  • Academic Positions
  • Tyler Junior College Dental Hygiene School, 1975-1977
  • Instructor - Oral Histology and Embryology 
         
  • Private Practice / Practice Owner
  • Tyler, TX – 1975-1982
  • Aurora, CO – 1982-2000
  • Parker, CO – 2000-present

Hobbies and Fun Activities:

  • Spending time with Lynda and our family’s frequent get-togethers.
  • Top-down Miata runs with Lynda in the Colorado mountains.
  • Travel - especially to our Colorado mountains, Lake Tahoe, Florida beaches, 
  • Exploring the Rocky Mountain West, and Caribbean Cruises. 

 



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