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Dr. Amp W. Miller III

Amp W. Miller III, DDS

Professor
Department of Restorative Sciences

3302 Gaston Ave.
Dallas, Texas 75246
Phone: (214) 828-8381
Email: amiller@bcd.tamhsc.edu

Education and Post-Graduate Training

  • Baylor College of Dentistry, Prosthodontic Certificate, 1980
  • Baylor College of Dentistry, D.D.S., 1973
  • Southwestern University, B.S., 1969, Major - Chemistry, Minor - Biology/English

Teaching Interests

  • 2002 - Present - Director of Curriculum, Department of Academic Services, Assistant Chairman, Department of Restorative Sciences,  Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas
  • 2001 – 2002- Chairman, Department of Restorative Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas
  • 1995 – 2001 - “Interim” Chairman, Department of Restorative Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas
  • 1992 - Present - Professor, Restorative Sciences, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas
  • 1992 - 1993 -  "Interim" Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas
  • 1980 - 1992 - Associate Professor, Fixed Prosthodontics, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas (included part-time and full-time during this period)
  • 1976 - 1980 - Assistant Professor, Fixed Prosthodontics, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas
  • 1973 - 1976 -  Instructor, Fixed Prosthodontics, Baylor College of Dentistry, Dallas, Texas

Selected Publications

Refereed Papers
  • Pallis K, Griggs JA, Woody RD, Guillen GE, Miller AW, Fracture of resistance of three all-ceramic restorative systems for posterior applications, J Prosthet Dent. 2004; 91:561-9
  • Sadeq A, Cai Z, Woody RD, Miller AW, Effects of interfacial variables on ceramic adherence to cast and machined commercially pure titanium, J. Prosthet Dent. 2003; 90:10-17
  • Watanabe I, Tanaka Y, Chikahiro O, Miller AW, Application of cast iron-platinum magnetic attachment to sectional collapsed complete dentures for an edentulous patient with microstomia: a clinical report. J Prosthetic Dent 2002; 88:573-7
  • Martin WC, Woody RD, Miller BH, Miller AW, Implant abutment screw rotations and preloads for four different screw materials and surfaces. J Prosthetic Dent, Vol. 86, 24-32, 2001.
  • Metzler K, Woody RD, Miller AW, Miller BH, An in vitro investigation of the wear of dental porcelain on human enamel.  J Prosthetic Dent, Vol. 81, Issue 3, 356-64, March 1999.
  • Schilling ER, Miller BH, Woody RD, Miller AW, Nunn ME, Marginal gap of crowns made with a phosphate bonded investment and accelerated casting technique.  J Prosthetic Dent, Vol. 81, Issue 2, 129-134, February 1999.
  • Konstantoulakis E, Woody RD, Nakajima H, Miller AW, Marginal fit and surface roughness of crowns made with an accelerated casting technique.  J Prosthetic Dent, Vol. 80, Issue 3, 337-345, September 1998.
  • Utter JD, Miller BH, Harrison J, Miller AW, Woody RD.  An in vitro study of the retention of prefabricated stainless steel posts using resinous cement and zinc phosphate cement.  J Prosthetic Dent (accepted, manuscript 14102)
  • Woody R, Miller A, Staffanou R.  Review of the pH of hemostatic agents used in tissue displacement.  Vol. 70, No. 2, 191-192, August 1993, Journal  of Pros Dent.
  • Miller A, Long J, Cole J, Staffanou R.  Shade selection and laboratory  communication.  Quintessence International, Vol. 24, No.5, 305-309, 1993.
  • Miller A, Long J, Cole J, Staffanou R.  Farbbestimmung kommunikation zwischen zannarzt und labor, 44.  Jahrgang, heft 6, Juni 1993, Quintessenz (German version of above)
  • Okabe T, Miller A.  American Association of Dental Schools Presentation to the FDA Dental Products Panel.  J. Dent. Education  Vol. 55, No. 5, 335-337, 1991.
  • Miller A, Okabe T, DePaola D, Cole J.  Amalgam and Mercury Toxicity:  An Update.  Texas Dental Journal, Vol. 108, No. 5, 25-29, May 1991.
  • Miller A, Long J, Miller B and Cole J.  A comparison of the fracture strengths of ceramometal crowns versus several all-ceramic crowns. Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Vol. 68, No. 1, 38-41, July 1992
  • Marker V, Miller A, Miller B and Swepston J.  Factors affecting the retention and fit of gold castings.  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Vol. 57, No. 4, 425-430, April 1987.
  • Swepston J, Miller A.  The incomplete fractured tooth.  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Vol. 55, No. 4, 413-416, April 1986
  • Swepston J, Miller A.  Esthetic matching.  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Vol. 54, No. 5, 623-625, November 1985
  • Miller A, Swepston J and Miller B.  Conservative management of occlusal disorders.  Journal of Gnathology, Vol. 4, No. 1, 3-18, September 1985
  • Miller A.  Post and core systems, which one is best?  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Vol. 48, No. 1, 27-38, July 1982
  • Miller A.  Post and core:  Direct cast technique.  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, Vol. 40, No. 4, 392-397, October 1978.
  • Lund N, Matthews L, Miller A.  Once is not enough - Cavity Varnish and Its Application.  Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.  Vol. 40, No. 5, 534-537, November 1978.

 

Non-refereed Papers

  • Marker V, Miller A, Miller B, Swepston J, Numerous factors shown to influence retention and fit of gold castings.  CRA Newsletter 11(7):3, 1987.

 

Abstract

  • Yanus M, McCann A, Griffin S, Beninger, McKinney T, Miller A, McCarthy S, Mash K, Learning in the first year of a simulation laboratory, Journal of Dental Education Abstract 129, Vol. 68, no. 2, pgs. 248-249.
  • Pallis K, Griggs JA, Woody RD, Guillen GE,  Miller AW, Fracture resistance and failure origin of three all-ceramic systems for posterior applications. J Dent Res 82: Abstract #446, 2003
  • Berry CW, Miller BH*, Miller AW, Campbell PM.  Antibacterial activity of dental cements.  IADR, Vancouver British Columbia, Canada, #966, 1999.
  • McKinney T W, Marker V A, Woods P W, Miller B H, Miller A W, Hummel S K, Solomon G K.  Comparison of pressure areas in border-molded complete denture impressions.  J Dent Res 74:240, No. 183, 1995
  • Okabe T, Hanaoka K, Iwamoto T, Zhao L, Miller A, Nakajima H, Marker V,    Effect of zinc on strength and fatigue resistance of dental amalgam.  Abstract  #221, J. Dent. Res., Vol. 70, pg. 293, 1991.

National Service/Recognition

  • International Academy of Gnathology    1998 – present
  • Dallas Section of IADR            1997 – 2001
  • American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 1985 - Present
  • Fellow, American College of Dentists, 1984
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, 1982
  • Southwest Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 1982 - Present
  • American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, 1982 - Present
  • Texas Gnathological Society, 1980 - 1996
  • Baylor Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, 1973 - 1987
  • Omicron Kappa Upsilon, 1978 - Present
  • American College of Prosthodontics, 1978 - 1993
  • American Association of Dental Schools, 1975 - 1981
  • American Academy of Radiology, 1973 - 1975
  • American Dental Association, 1973 - Present
  • Texas Dental Association, 1973 - Present
  • Dallas County Dental Society, 1973 – Present
  • Psi Omega Dental Fraternity, 1969-73
  • Southwestern Science Society, 1968 - 1969
  • Contribution to professional organizations (e.g. committee and offices held)
  • Secretary Treasurer of American Academy of Restorative Dentistry 2004-06
  • President, Southwest Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 1993
  • Vice President, Dallas County Dental Society, 1992 – 93
  • Clinic Committee American Academy of Restorative Dentistry 2003-04
  • Chairman, Clinic Committee, American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 2001-2003
  • Program Committee, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, 2000-2001
  • Nominations Committee, American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 1999-2002
  • Southwest Dental Conference at Dallas, Eat and Learn Chairman, 1999
  • American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics Table Clinic Chairman, 1998-99
  • Essay Chairman, American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 1997
  • Chairman, Photo-roster Committee, American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 1994-1998
  • Member, Dental Practice Parameters Committee, National Panel, American Dental Association, 1994-1995
  • Member, Essay Committee, American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 1995
  • Board of Director, Dallas County Dental Society, 1994-1995
  • Council Member, American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 1992-1994
  • Future Planning and Policy Committee, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, 1992-1994
  • Vice President, Dallas County Dental Society, 1992-1993
  • Board of Directors, Dallas County Dental Society, 1992-1993
  • Chairman, Program Committee, American Academy  of Restorative Dentistry, 1994
  • Chairman, Reception Committee, American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 1990
  • Member, Essay Committee, American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 1994
  • President, Southwest Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 1992-1993; President-Elect, 1991-1992; Vice President, 1990-1991; Secretary-Treasurer, 1988-1990; Governing Council, 1987-1992
  • Member, Due Process Committee DCDS, 1991
  • Member, Judicial Committee, Dallas County Dental Society, 1985-1988
  • Elected to membership, American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 1985
  • Fellow, American College of Dentists, Atlanta, Georgia, October 20, 1984
  • Member, Patient Relations Committee, 1983-1985 (Chairman, 1984-1985)
  • Elected to membership, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, 1982
  • Elected to membership, Southwest Academy of Restorative Dentistry, 1982
  • Faculty Election to O.K.U., 1978, Vice President – 1996, President - 1997