Dr. Brian Griffith

Dr. Brian Griffith attended the University of Kentucky, with dual majors of Biology and Chemistry. He gained early acceptance after only 3 years of undergraduate studies to the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry (UKCD) in 1989, earning a President’s Scholarship for his high score on his Dental Admissions Test. He earned the degree of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) in 1993 and was awarded the Teledyne-Hanau “Best of the Best” Award for excellence in Removable Prosthodontics. He was also inducted into the International College of Dentists for overall academic excellence at UKCD. 

To offer his patients the latest advancements in Dentistry, Dr. Griffith completes numerous hours of continuing education each year. He has trained with some of the world’s most prominent sedation dentists and most experienced implant specialists. Dr. Griffith has been a member of the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation (DOCS) Education for 15 years. He has also received specialized training in same-day crown/cosmetic dentistry and dentures, and has advanced training in comprehensive dentistry and occlusal equilibration from the Dawson Center. He has become known as the area’s leading authority for helping people overcome their dental anxiety, so they can receive the treatment they need. Approved by the Kentucky Board of Dentistry, Dr. Griffith is one of the few Dentists in the state permitted to offer Oral Conscious Sedation (O.C.S.) and Brookside Dental Care is one of the few offices in Kentucky with a Facility Permit to offer O.C.S. Dr. Griffith is also a Voluntary Faculty member at the University of Kentucky.

Dr. Griffith is a valuable faculty member of DOCS' IV Sedation program and primarily focuses on assisting dentists to ensure they meet their state's regulatory requirements.