Andrew D. Dunavant,
DDS, MAGD, FICOI

Dr. Dunavant is an Alabama native and the son of a dentist. He earned his B.S. Degree in Biochemistry from Auburn University in 1978. He earned his D.D.S. Degree with honors from the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry in1984. He completed a General Practice Residency at the Naval Hospital, San Diego, California in 1985 and practiced general dentistry in the U.S. Navy until 1991. He has given presentations on various topics to the California, Hawaii and Tennessee Dental Associations. He was Infection Control officer at his last two commands. He has been awarded Master Academy of General Dentistry and Fellow International Congress of Oral Implantologists and is a member of the American Dental Association.

Past and present personal pursuits include finishing the 1995 Hawaii Tinman Triathalon, competing in 5 USA Volleyball National Championships and coaching juniors club volleyball, compiling and teaching a study on early church history titled “From Cross To Canon”, participating in Mexicali Missions to repair cleft lip and palate, Baldwin County Hope Center Missions.


Curriculum Vitae

  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Honorary Dental Fraternity
  • Inducted Dean Honorary Odontological Society (President 1984)
  • DDS Degree with honors, University of Tennessee College of Dentistry, University of Tennessee Certificate of Merit
  • United States Navy Dental Officer
  • General Practice Residency, Naval Hospital, San Diego
  • Presented “Principles of Occlusal Adjustment” at Hawaii Dental Association Meeting
  • Presented “The Akinosi Anesthetic Injection Technique” At Hawaii Dental Association Meeting
  • Fellowship, Academy of General Dentistry
  • AGD Mastership Program, University of Alabama, Birmingham College of Dentistry
  • Mastership, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Fellowship, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Presented Table Clinic “Anterior Guidance Design of Anterior Implant Restoration” at ICOI Winter Symposium
  • American College of Rejuvenology, Board of Directors
  • 2006 World Congress on Rejuvenology, presented “The Dental-Systemic Health Connection”, “Incorporating Rejuvenology into the Dental Practice”, “Planning and Restoration of the Dentofacial Horizontal and Vertical Dimensions”
  • 2007 World Congress of Rejuvenology, presented “Gingival Plastic Surgery”