David O. Pickett, D.M.D., M.S.
Meet Dr. Pickett
Dr. David Pickett was born in Puerto Rico while his father was in dental school and raised in Salt Lake City, Utah. He is married and has 4 children. Dr. Pickett went to Brigham Young University and graduated in 2003 with a B.S. Degree in microbiology. His graduate work was in microbiology bio-warfare agents specifically botulinum toxin where he has a patent in rapid identification of BOTOX earning him a M.S. Degree. Dr. Pickett went to University of Florida College of Dentistry and obtained his D.M.D. Degree in 2009. His Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency was done at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville; and rotated with with East Tennessee Children’s Hospital working in craniofacial defects and clefts. Finishing in 2013, he has continued to work with the residents in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at UT Medical Center.
Dr. Pickett is BOARD CERTIFIED with the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, is a member of the ADA, AAOMS, SSOMS, TSOMS, and the 2nd District Dental Society. He won the The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons Outstanding Poster Presentation Award at the 94th Annual Meeting for research and was awarded the guardian Angel Award for outstanding patient care and compassion at the University of Tennessee Medical Center. Dr. Pickett is currently on staff at University of Tennessee Medical Center, East Tennessee Children’s Hospital, Children’s West Surgery Center, Parkwest Hospital, and Fort Sanders Hospital, Fort Loudoun Hospital; and is certified in Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), and Basic Life Support (BLS).
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Medical Article Publications
- A 5-Year Retrospective Review of Primary Palatoplasty Cases Utilizing an Acellular Collagen Interpositional Graft.
Hudson JW, Pickett DO. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2015 Jul;73(7):1393.e1-3. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2015.03.035. Epub 2015 Mar 19.PMID: 25871898
- Case report of spontaneous hemorrhage in a sublingual arteriovenous malformation causing an emergent airway obstruction.
Pickett DO, Hudson JW. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. 2014 Jan;117(1):e46-50. doi: 10.1016/j.oooo.2012.03.035. Epub 2012 Aug 30.PMID: 22939328
- A quadruplex real-time PCR assay for rapid detection and differentiation of the Clostridium botulinum toxin genes A, B, E and F.
Satterfield BA, Stewart AF, Lew CS, Pickett DO, Cohen MN, Moore EA, Luedtke PF, O’Neill KL, Robison RA. J Med Microbiol. 2010 Jan;59(Pt 1):55-64. doi: 10.1099/jmm.0.012567-0.PMID: 19779029