Moore named president of dental association

Published 12:09 am Sunday, July 7, 2013

WOODVILLE — On July 1, Dr. Delton Moore of Woodville took office as the 138th president of the Mississippi Dental Association.

Moore is a general dentist who is a lifetime resident of Woodville and has been in practice there since 1976.

He is a graduate of University of Southern Mississippi. He completed his dental degree in 1975 from the University of Tennessee Dental School.

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He has served the Mississippi Dental Association in many capacities. He is a past president of the Sixth District Dental Association; he was a member of the Judicial Council, Peer Review Committee and Medicaid Task Force. He served as chairman of the Peer Review Committee Sixth District MDA. Since 2000 he has been a board member of the Political Action Committee and Board of Trustees of the Mississippi Dental Association. He is a member of the Mississippi Donated Dental services, a philanthropic arm of the MDA.

Moore has served on the ADA Council on Membership Program for Growth selection committee and on the ADA Golden Apple Awards selection committee. He is a member of the American College of Dentist and the International College of Dentist.

He and wife Teresa, have one daughter Dearing and son in law Dan Stevens.