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Michael G. Savage

Professor Emeritus

Dr. Michael G. Savage

Surgical Dentistry
Mail Stop F-847
13065 E. 17th Avenue
Aurora, CO 80045

Phone: 303-724-6970
Fax: 303-724-6986


  • Oral Surgery Residency, David Grant USAF Medical Center
  • Department of Oral Medicine Fellow, University of California School of Dentistry
  • DDS, University of California School of Dentistry
  • BS, College of San Mateo

Honors and Awards:

  • Best Didactic Instructor, 2006
  • Best Didactic Instructor, 2005
  • President's Teaching Award, 2004
  • Chancellor's Teaching Award, 2002
  • Chancellor's Teaching Award, 1998
  • Best Didactic Instructor, 1997

Research Interests:

  • Use of Hydroxylapatite Cement in Iatrogenic Ridge Defects in Domestic Dogs, Clinical Investigative Facility
  • Osseointegrated Implants with Cast Hybrid Fixed Dentures
  • Use of the Domestic Goat as Research and Clinical Model
  • Documentation of Periodontal Bone Loss in Ex POWs



Savage MG, Henry MA, Perioperative anti-inflammatories: Review of literature and Recommendations”. Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology. Savage MG, “Antibiotic Prophylaxis in dentoalveolar surgery” in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics in North America, Advanced Topics in Dentoalveolar Surgery, Ed. Lieblich SE;14(2002)231-240.

M.G. Savage, L.V. Heldt, R.L. Bump,J.JDann,"Encephalocraneocutaneous Lipomatosis with Mixed Odontogenic Tumors," Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vol. 43, No. 8, pp 617-620

G. Woodcock, B. Nickels, M.G. Savage, "Adult Respiratory Distress Syndrome as a Complication of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery," Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Vol 43, No. 10, Oct 1985

Hughes, G Houston, G, Savage, M. “Slow Growing Midline Submental Mass ”Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Vol 57, #1, pp 61-65

Book Chapters:

Savage MG, “The Importance of the History” Chapter 1 in Oral Diagnosis Section of textbook Clark’s Clinical Dentistry, Mosby, Copyright 1999

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