James A. Rivers, DMD

Dr. Rivers receiveRivers, Jimmied his dental degree, Masters in Health Science degree and graduate prosthodontics training at the Medical University of South Carolina.  He is Professor Emeritus, in the College of Dental Medicine, at the Medical University of South Carolina and serves as a volunteer faculty at MUSC. Prior to his retirement July 1, 2014, he was Chair, Department of Oral Rehabilitation, and served on the full time faculty for thirty five years at the College of Dental Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Rivers is a member of the Academy of Osseointegration, ICOI, ADA, SCDA and other professional organizations. He received the Meritorious Achievement Award from the South Carolina Dental Association for his contribution to dental education and the dental literature. He received the Pierre Fauchard Academy Distinguished Dentist Citation for outstanding contributions to the art and science of dentistry. He received the Outstanding Clinician Award from MUSC for patient care. He also received the Alumni Award of Honor from the College of Dental Medicine Alumni Association for his contribution to the profession, his alma mater and community. He has presented over 500 local, state, national and international invited lectures on implant dentistry

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