Dr. Felton completed his undergraduate training at NC State University, his DDS degree (1977) and MS Degree in Prosthodontics (1984) at the University of North Carolina School of Dentistry. He taught in the Department of Prosthodontics at UNC from 1984-2011, serving as Director of Graduate Prosthodontics (1982-1992) and Chair of Prosthodontics (2992-2002). In January, 2016, he assumed the role of Dean at the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry in Jackson, MS. Dr. Felton is a past-president of the American College of Prosthodontists and the Academy of Prosthodontics, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Prosthodontics, and Secretary/Treasurer of the American Board of Prosthodontics. Dr. Felton has authored over 50 peer reviewed articles, lectures nationally and internationally, and holds memberships in multiple dental organizations. His research interests include dental implants, the relationship between tooth loss and systemic comorbid diseases, and clinical prosthodontics.