School of Dental Medicine

Faculty and Staff

Michael Webb, DDS, MEd.

Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Clinical Associate Professor

1219 Ledyard E. Ross Hall

ECU SoDM Pediatric Dentistry Residency

Clinical Interests
Sedation and anesthesia in pediatric dentistry
Treatment of Medically Compromised Children
Medical emergency training
Resident Education

Board Certifications
Diplomate, American Board of Pediatric Dentistry

DDS - Northwestern University Dental School
Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
Certificate in Dental Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
Certificate in Health Care Administration, St. Joseph’s College
MEd - Virginia Commonwealth University, Concentration in Adult Learning

Society Memberships
American Dental Association
American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
American Society of Dentist Anesthesiologists
American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
American Academy of Pediatrics

Biographical Information
Dr. Webb serves as the director of the Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program at the ECU School of Dental Medicine. He received his dental degree from Northwestern University and completed a three-year residency in pediatric dentistry at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and a residency in dental anesthesiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine. In addition to his clinical training, Dr. Webb has a certificate in Health Care Administration and a master’s degree in education with a concentration in adult learning. He is also currently a certified Emergency Medical Technician – Intermediate.

After residency training, Dr. Webb was the chief of dental services at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas and the graduate program director in pediatric dentistry at the Baylor College of Dentistry. He was an attending pediatric dentist/dental anesthesiologist at Children’s Medical Center and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital before moving to Richmond, VA, to be the graduate program director in pediatric dentistry at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Dr. Webb maintained a private practice of pediatric dentistry that focused on the use of sedation and general anesthesia in pediatric dentistry before returning to academics at ECU to develop the Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program.

Silver T, Wilson C, Webb MD, Evaluation of two dosages of oral midazolam as a conscious sedation for physically and neurologically compromised pediatric dental patients. Ped Dent 16(5):350-359, 1994.
Webb MD, Intravenous sedation in pediatric dentistry, JSSPD, 1(4):30-31, 1995.
Webb MD, Wilson C, The use of intraosseous anesthesia in a patient with myositis ossificans progressiva, Special Care in Dentistry 16(1):29-32, 1996.
Reinemer HC, Wilson CFG, Webb MD, A comparison of two oral ketamine-diazepam regimens for sedating anxious pediatric dental patients, Ped Dent 18(4):294-300, 1996.
Webb MD, Soothing the savage small-fry, Texas Dental Journal 114(1):27-31, 1997
Webb MD, Soothing the savage small-fry, Oral Health August pp 9-17, 1997.
Ettelbrick KL, Webb MD, Seale NS, Hospital charges for dental caries related emergency admissions, Ped Dent 22(1):21-5, 2000
Graham DB, Webb MD, Seale NS, Pediatric emergency room visits for nontraumatic dental disease, Ped Dent 22(2):134-40, 2000
Webb MD, Hakimeh S, Holly LK, Management of children with hereditary angioedema: a report of two cases, Ped Dent 22(2):141-3, 2000
Pettinato ES, Webb MD, Seale NS, A comparison of Medicaid reimbursement for non-definitive pediatric dental treatment in the emergency room versus periodic preventive care, Ped Dent 22(6):463-8, 2000
Sullivan DC, Wilson CF, Webb MD, A comparison of two oral ketamine-diazepam regimens for the sedation of anxious pediatric dental patients, Ped Dent 23(3):223-31, 2001
Webb MD, Lindsay MR, Dental care for the medically compromised child, Dental News 7(3):13-14, 2001
Song YU, Webb MD, Comparison of the efficacy and safety of orally versus submucosally administered meperidine: a retrospective study, Anesth Prog. 2003;50(3):129-33
Cathers JW, Wilson CF, Webb MD, Alvarez ME, Schiffman T, Taylor S, A comparison of two meperidine/hydroxyzine sedation regimens for the uncooperative pediatric dental patient, Pediatr Dent. 2005 Sep-Oct;27(5):395-400
Webb, MD, Sedation for the medically compromised child, The Journal of Pediatric Dental Care, 12(2), 2006, 10-12.
Webb, MD, Unkel, JH, “Anesthetic management of the trigeminocardiac reflex during mesiodens removal – a case report”, Anesthesia Progress, 54(1), Spring 2007, pp 7-8.

Contributing author, Pediatric First Aid for Caregivers and Teachers, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2005

Webb MD, Moore PA, Sedation for pediatric dental patients, Dent Clin N Am 46:803-814, 2002
Webb MD, Howell D, Moursi A, Behavior management and medical emergencies, in Clinical Cases in Pediatric Dentistry, Mousi, A, editor, 2012

Case Reports
Nazif MM, Ross PI, Webb MD, Intrabony tooth injuries: two case reports. J Den Child 56:65-68, 1989.
Paulette SW, Trop R, Webb MD, Nazif MM, Intrusion of the mandibular condyle in to the middle cranial fossa: report of a case in a pediatric patient. Ped Dent 11:68-71, 1989.
Webb MD, Seizure-like activity during fentanyl anesthesia: a case report. \Anesth Prog 37:307-309, 1990.
Chancellor JW, Webb MD, Henderson B, Giovannitti J, Dentist-anesthesiologists' practice profiles and case presentations. Texas Dental Journal 111(1):21-24, 1994.
Webb MD, Type I second degree heart block after neostigmine \administration in a child with renal failure, Anesth Prog, 42(1)21-22, 1995.
Favalli O, Webb MD, Culp JE, Bilateral twinning: a case report, ASDC 65(4):268-71, 1998
Webb MD, Unkel JH, Anesthetic management of the trigeminocardiac reflex during mediodens removal – a case report, submitted to Anesthesia Progress

Webb MD, Malocclusion classification agreement between the Wits, ANB and archial analysis. J Den Res 68:287, 1989.
Webb MD, McKibben DH, Moursi AM, "Wits" appraisal variability using the standard vs. the functional occlusal planes. Ped Dent 13:392-393, 1991.
Reinemer HC, Wilson CFG, Webb MD, Evaluation of oral ketamine-diazepam sedation regimens in pediatric dentistry. J Den Res 73:211, 1994.
Cathers J, Wilson C, Webb M, Schiffman T, Alvarez M, Taylor S, A comparison of 2 meperidine-hydroxyzine regimens for sedation, Ped Dent 26:186, 2004.

Pediatric hotline: brush up in caring for baby teeth, interview in February 22, 1992 edition, Dallas Morning News.
Webb MD, Dental considerations in airway evaluation, letter to the editor, \Anesth and Analg 78:1034-1035, 1994.
Webb, MD, At-risk children of teen mothers, letter to the editor, Ped Dent 24:6, pp 535, 2002.

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