Dr. Fred S. Ferguson DDS
Dr. Ferguson is President & CEO of Health Migration Consulting Inc. and creator of MySmileGuide.com®. For more than two decades, Dr. Ferguson has consulted with insurance companies, schools, hospitals, and other organizations with the goal of increasing awareness about the value of oral health to overall health promotion and reduction of healthcare costs (and claims). He has a long history of providing continuing education for insurance companies (to their medical and dental health provider groups). Dr. Ferguson has developed oral health education materials and online tools for individuals, caregivers, and health professionals and has a growing reputation of presenting to the healthcare industry.
Dr. Ferguson's career includes 40+ years as Distinguished Teaching Professor of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry and Associate Professor of Pediatric Medicine University Hospital, Stony Brook University. At Stony Brook, he was also the Director of the Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry, the Dental Care for the Developmentally Disabled Program, the Pediatric Dental Infectious Disease Program, and the Craniofacial Cleft Palate Center.
He received his DDS from Howard University, and completed residency training in pediatric dentistry at the University of Connecticut. He is a diplomat and fellow of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Dr. Ferguson has a long history in community service. His professional experience includes research in oral health and pediatric dental curriculum development. He maintains membership in national dental organizations and has an extensive history of presentations to health professionals and consumers. His publications include book chapters, original journal articles and abstracts and he has maintained an active private practice in pediatric dentistry for more than four decades.