Dr. DeWitt Wilkerson
Senior Faculty Member
Dr. DeWitt Wilkerson, D.M.D. is the Resident Expert of Integrative Dental Medicine and senior faculty member at The Dawson Academy where he leads many of The Dawson Academy courses. Dr. Wilkerson joined Dr. Peter Dawson’s private practice in 1982, and he now co-owns DuPont & Wilkerson Dentistry in St. Petersburg, Florida with fellow senior faculty member Dr. Glenn DuPont. He recently published his first book, “THE SHIFT– The Dramatic Movement Toward Health Centered Dentistry”.
He has been a member of The Dawson Academy’s faculty for over 25 years, and he’s a recognized leader in researching and educating on dentistry’s role in the diagnosis and medical management of what now is described as “disordered breathing.” Dr. Wilkerson launched The Dawson Academy’s annual Airways Symposium in 2017, and he’s lectured on integrative dental medicine, whole health dental treatments, and airway/dental sleep medicine all over the world. Additionally, Dr. Wilkerson has presented on restorative dentistry, occlusion and TMJ disorders.
Dr. Wilkerson is the current President of the American Academy for Oral and Systemic Health which works to improve inter-disciplinary healthcare and collaboration and increase awareness of the mouth-body health links. He is a past President of the American Equilibration Society, the leading organization for the study of dental occlusion and temporomandibular disorders. He’s actively involved with the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, American Dental Association and the Christian Medical/Dental Association.