Donald J Powers D.D.S. has over 35 years experience in dentistry, in Jackson. Dr. Powers graduated from St. Johns High School, class 67. Jackson Community College, Western Michigan University, Go Broncos, and University of Michigan Dental School class76, Go Blue!
June 30th, 2007 in San Diego, aboard the aircraft carrier USS Midway, Dr. Powers was awarded the highest award for continuing dental education presented by the Academy of General Dentistry. The Master, award is presented in recognition of professional dedication to the best possible patient care through an active involvement in organized dentistry and the completion of 1100 hours of disciplined and comprehensive dental study covering all aspects of dentistry. In July of 2003, the Academy of General Dentistry awarded Fellowship to Dr. Powers at their meeting in Nashville. Fellowship requires 500 hours of classes and passing a day long written exam. June of 05&2010 Dr. Powers and staff attended the Mercer leadership course, four days in Las Vegas, so to better serve our patients. In 2002 Dr. Powers completed two continuums in Cosmetic Dentistry in New Orleans, at LSU. The Jackson Dental Study Club traveled to London, England , October, 2002. Dr. Powers was one of the presenters, and lectured on how Dental Health and Diabetes affect one another. The Study Club lectured in Rome, Italy, in September of 05. In 04 and 05 Dr. Powers has been involved in two, continuing education curriculum of Implantology totaling 150 hours. Over 100 hours of continuing education are taken every year by Dr. Powers.
Dr. Powers is past president of the Jackson District Dental Society and is active in the following dental organizations.
Invisalign- Preferred Provider- 2008-2011
-AACD American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
-MAGD Fellow in the Academy of Academy of General Dentistry 2003 %u2013MAGD Masters in the AGD in 2007
-DOCS Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
-ADA American Dental Association
-MDA Michigan Dental Association
-ADI Academy of Dentistry International- Navajo Reservation, Utah 4/07-KenyaRelief.com,Migori Africa 9/10
-AES American Equilibration Society
-Jackson District Study Club Dr. Powers was president for the years 06/07/08.
-University of Michigan Bunting Club; a periodontal organization
-Alumnus of Pankey Institute of Advanced Dental Learning,