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Eric Wilson, DDS

Eric WilsonEric Wilson, DDS received his D.D.S.  in 1991 from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He is a member of the ADA, Missouri Dental Association, has served as President of the Central Dental Society, and Chair of the MDA committee on dental education. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Forensic Odontology and a fellow in the American Academy of Forensic Sciences. He has also served on the Board of Governors, as treasurer, and  president (2017) of the American Society of Forensic Odontology.

He is chair of the Missouri Emergency Response  Identification Team (MERIT) and has been on the team since its inception in 1996. He has served as a Forensic Odontologist on the Region VII DMORT team since 1998. He has been deployed by DMORT to NY, NY after 9/11, American Airlines crash in Kirksville, MO in 2003, Hurricane Katrina (New Orleans) in 2005, Hurricane Ike (Lake Charles, LA) in 2008, the Tornado in Joplin, MO in 2011, and Hurricane Maria (San Juan, Puerto Rico) in 2017.

Dr. Wilson is currently working with the Missouri Disaster Response System and is the lead forensic odontologist and continues his private forensic practice with the St. Louis City Medical Examiner's Office, the Jackson County Medical Examiner's Office, and Boone County Medical Examiner's Office. He has been appointed to the Mass Fatality Advisory Committee for the state of Missouri and to Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler’s Health Care Advisory Committee. Dr. Wilson maintains a full-time private practice in Cole Camp and Sedalia, Missouri.

  • Forensic Dentistry: Not Just a Purpose, But a Passion (2.75CE)

Trevor Blattner, DDS, MS

trevor blattnerDr. Trevor Blattner was born and raised in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and graduated from Cape Central High School.  After high school he attended the University of Kansas where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology.  Upon graduation, Dr. Blattner attended dental school at the University of Missouri-Kansas City where he graduated with his DDS in 2010.  During dental school he developed a particular interest in the specialty of endodontics, and he completed research related to the use of Cone-Beam Computed Tomography in the identification of challenging root canal anatomy which was published in the Journal of Endodontics in 2010.  After dental school, Dr. Blattner continued his training at the University of Maryland in Baltimore where he completed a 3 year residency earning his Master of Science degree in Oral Biology and his specialty certificate in Endodontics.  Most recently, Dr. Blattner co-authored a systematic review addressing the elevation of systemic inflammatory markers in patients with endodontic pathosis which was accepted for publication in the Journal of Endodontics in 2013.  Dr. Blattner opened “Blattner Endodontic Care”, a practice limited to endodontics, in order to serve the Southeast Missouri region in 2013. Dr. Blattner resides in Cape Girardeau with his wife and two daughters.  They enjoy spending time with family and friends as well as relaxing at Kentucky Lake.

  • Comprehensive Endodontics from Diagnosis to Restoration (2.75CE)

T. Wade Coleman, JD

wade colemanT. Wade Coleman joined McGill & Hill Group in October of 2012. He earned a bachelor's degree in accounting from The Citadel, and a Juris Doctorate degree from Charlotte School of Law. Wade serves clients across the United States in the development and implementation of customized transition plans for their dental practices. He is an active speaker, frequently addressing national and state study clubs and other professional groups. He is a member of the South Carolina Bar and American Bar Associations.
  • Transitions: Secrets to Success Despite All the Change (2.75CE)