About Dr Givens

Dr Givens has been providing exceptional dental care for over 12 years.  After receiving his dental degree from the University of Michigan, Dr Givens was commisioned as an officer in the US Navy, and was assigned to Parris Island, South Carolina for three years.  During his tour there, he was deployed to Kuwait for 7 months, for an operational assignment.  Upon completion of his tour, he began his specialized training in the field of Prosthodontics at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill.  Upon completion of his residency, he relocated to the San Diego area, where he was stationed for 3 years before relocating to an assignment aboard MCAGCC, 29 Palms, CA.  
    Dr. Givens is actively involved in the dental profession, and retains membership in the following organizations: American College of Prosthodontists and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.  

He has published the following articles on oral health:

Givens, E.  Update on xerostomia: current treatment modalities and future trends.  Gen Dent. 2006 Mar-Apr;54(2):99-101.

Givens, E J, Neiva, G, Yaman, P, Dennison, J.  Marginal adaptation and color stability of four provisional materials. J Prosthodont 2008 Feb;17(2):97-101. 

Givens, E, et al.  Immediate placement and provisionalization of implants into sites with periradicular infection with and without antibiotics: An exploratory study.  Journal of Oral Implantology.  2015;41(3):299-305. 


He has also published a book on oral health for the public, available here: