Antwan Treadway, D.M.D.
Dental School: University of Florida
Residency: Martin Luther King/Charles R. Drew University Medical Center
Dr. Antwan L. Treadway was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Fl. He started with early interest in biological sciences and entered the University of Florida in the summer of 1984. Antwan became involved in numerous student leadership positions and went on to become inducted into the University of Florida’s Hall of Fame and received several awards from the Dept. of Student Services. Further pursuing his interest in biological sciences-he obtained a degree in microbiology and cellular genetics from the university and applied for dental school. He was accepted at Howard University and The University of Florida and chose Howard University for the first year of his dental school education. After a year in Washington, D.C. he was led to transfer back to University of Florida where he completed his D.M.D. degree. During his tenure at the University of Florida’s Dental School –he was elected president of the local and subsequently national executive committees of the Student National Dental Association.
During his tenure as president the organization established a larger membership base and brought serious reforms to the organizational and procedural structure of the SNDA. His next venture started after he accepted a position as a General Practice Resident at the Bronx Lebanon Hospital in New York City. Antwan remained there a second year, as chief resident for the hospital dental service-and an interest in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery was piqued. Dr. Treadway then left New York City for a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Martin Luther King/Charles R. Drew University’s Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Continuing his activity in organizations he was elected President of the Joint Council of Interns and Residents. This organization was responsible for representing over 1500 medical and dental residents for all of Los Angeles County. Dr. Treadway received several civic awards from the County of Los Angeles and special recognition from the Director of Health Services for the county. He was also awarded the Resident of the Year award by his attending staff upon graduation from his training program.
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Dr. Treadway went on to accept a position with the Medical College of Georgia and became the first African American full time faculty ever hired in the Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery’s history. After a move to private practice he became the first African American president of the Georgia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, chairman of the organizations Committee on Anesthesia for the state of Georgia and represents District III (the Southeastern US and Puerto Rico) for the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons to the national committee on Anesthesia. He continues to be an advocate for patients, students and the profession through membership in the Georgia Dental Society, Georgia Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, National Dental Association and the American Dental Education Association.
Dr. Treadway is a Fellow of the American Society of Implant & Reconstructive Dentistry (ASIRD). ASIRD is committed to improving the quality of care for dental implant patients by elevating the standards of surgical and restorative dental education and practice. Not every dentist routinely restores and maintains dental implants and not all placers of dental implants are surgeons. By using an ASIRD team, rest assured that your dentist routinely restores and maintains dental implants and only a trained surgeon will place your implant. Learn more about ASIRD.