Dr. Gordon Isbell, III, Past Chair American Dental Association, ADPAC Board Appointed Co-Chairman OCI Dental Advisory Board

Oral Cancer Initiative Proud to Welcome Dr. Gordon Isbell, III
By: Oral Cancer Initiative
Dr Gordon Isbell
Dr Gordon Isbell
CHICAGO - May 27, 2020 - PRLog -- The Oral Cancer Initiative today announced the appointment of Dr. Gordon Isbell, III, DMD, as Co-Chairman of the newly formed Dental Advisory Board for the Oral Cancer Initiative.

The new OCI Dental Advisory Board constituted on March 14, 2020, initially consists of Dr. Howard S. Glazer and Dr. Gordon Isbell, III. They will work as co-chairs to lead forthcoming members in their commitment to lessening the threat of oral cancer and increase oral cancer screenings.

Dr. Isbell was born and raised in Gadsden, Alabama, where he currently specializes in a thriving and state-of-the-art Family Dental Practice. Dr. Isbell, III received his DMD degree from the University of Alabama Dental School in 1981. He is an avid proponent of Continuing Education in dentistry. In 1989 he received his Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry and went on to earn his Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry in July 1996.

On accepting the Dental Advisory Board Co-chair position, Dr. Isbell commented, "It is my distinguished honor to serve on the Oral Cancer Initiative Dental Advisory Board, and bring positive influence from my 40 years in the practice of dentistry. Our goal is that our efforts will bring all of dentistry to work together as a family of One Voice United."

Dr. Isbell has served on the National Health Information Infrastructure Task Force for the ADA, and on other numerous committees and task forces for the profession of dentistry nationally.

He served on multiple committees, councils, and boards in 2016: The Alumni Awards Committee - UAB School of Dentistry, The George Petrie Society- Auburn University, College of Math and Science COSAM Deans Leadership Council - Auburn University (10th year- *Deans Leadership Council- 5 years School of Dentistry UAB, *Research Dental Practice Network- 5 years), All American Society- Auburn University, and the 2016 AGD Professional Relations Committee.

  • Jack Wilson Award from the American Dental Political Action Committee 2016
  • Distinguished Service Award – AGD
  • Most Excellent Fellow Alabama ADA
  • 2015 Distinguished Service Award winner for Academy of General Dentistry
Dr. Howard S. Glazer, Co-Chairman of OCI Advisory Board, states, "Dr. Gordon Isbell is a fine addition to OCI's Dental Advisory Board. He is a kind and compassionate individual who is always concerned with his patients' welfare. Gordon has extensive leadership experience with the American Dental Association, the Academy for General Dentistry, and has held key leadership positions in both organizations."


Oral Cancer Initiative's mission is to heighten awareness of the danger of oral cancer and save lives through screening events.

Our model is to act boldly and think big by offering large-scale free screening events to communities around the country through school districts, large corporations, and other organizations committed to the health of their communities.

Pamela Adams, Oral Cancer Initiative
VP Media & Communications


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