J.C. Shirley, D.M.D., M.S.

Pediatric Dentist
Scottish Rite

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Medical College of Georgia
Education and Training Medical Degree: Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D.), University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS, 1988
Residency: University of Alabama at Birmingham, Children's Hospital of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, 1991-1994


  • American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Hospital Dentistry, American Board of Special Care Dentistry
Professional Scientific Societies
  • American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
  • American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
  • American Dental Association
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Special Care Dentistry Association (Hospital Dentistry)
  • Association of Military Surgeons of the U.S.

  • Authored/co-authored Authored/co-authored 6 journal articles journal articles
  • Authored/co-authored Authored/co-authored 12 abstracts journal abstracts
  • Participated in Presented at 15 national meetings national presentations
  • Participated in Presented at over 30 local and regional meetings local presentations

  • Board of Directors – American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
  • Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh - Special Needs Dentistry
  • Omicron Delta Kappa, Honors distinction for Community Health Project

Professional Interests
  • Presurgical appliances for children with cleft lip and palate
  • Traumatic dental injuries
  • Developmental dental craniofacial anamolies

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Additional Information Master of Science (M.S.) University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1994