Richard C. Manus, Jr., DMD
Dr. Richard Manus was born in Savannah, Georgia. He graduated from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry in 1986. Following graduation, Dr. Manus established a solo dental practice in Decatur, GA. Dr. Manus served as a C-130 pilot in the United States Air Force and Georgia Air National Guard from 1988 to 1995, flying missions in support of Operation Desert Storm. During these years, Dr. Manus continued practicing general dentistry in Richmond Hill, GA.
In 1995, Dr. Manus began his Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery residency at Emory University School of Medicine. His training included rotations at Emory University Hospital, Grady Memorial Hospital, Egleston Children’s Hospital, Crawford W. Long Hospital, and the Atlanta VA Hospital. He completed his residency program in 1999 and moved to Athens to join Dr. James McDonald’s practice.
He is dual board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology. Dr. Manus remains active in many national, state and local professional organizations to further his education and stay current with state of the art oral and maxillofacial surgery.