Wayne T. Adkison, DMD
Dr. Wayne Adkison was born and raised in Moss Point and attended The University of Southern Mississippi on a football scholarship. He graduated with honors with a degree in marine biology in 1969 and was selected to Omicron Delta Kappa national honor fraternity. After attending Naval OCS, he was commissioned an officer in the US Navy. He was stationed in Virginia Beach, VA, and served as a line officer and salvage diver. He returned to Mississippi and received a degree in physical therapy from the University of Mississippi Medical School in Jackson, MS, in 1976. In 1982 he graduated from the University of Mississippi school of Dentistry having been recognized the outstanding student in restorative dentistry. He has practiced general dentistry in Moss Point since 1983. Doctor Adkison has maintained a strong commitment to continuing education having logged many hundreds of hours of continuing education courses.
He is married to the former Vicki Ramsay of Pascagoula, MS. They have three children, a daughter, Laura, and two sons, Andrew and Alan and two granchildren Olivia and Travis. In his spare time he enjoys fishing, kayaking, traveling, spectator sports and reading.
Dr. A, as he is called by the staff, has been active in civic, social and environmental organizations in Moss Point and is a member of Dantzler Memorial United Methodist Church.
Dr. Adkison is currently a member of:
- The American Dental Association
- The Mississippi Dental Association
- The Academy of General Dentistry
- The Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation
- The Gulf Coast Study Club