Article: The Art of "Screw-mentation" - Eliminating Cement Issues in Implant Restorations - Dr. Bobby Birdi
Dr. Bobby HS Birdi is one of North America’s very few Certified Dual Specialists in Periodontics and Prosthodontics (Periodontist & Prosthodontist), and the first and only specialist in the world to attain Canadian and American board certifications in both Periodontics and Prosthodontics.
He received his dental degree from the University of Saskatchewan and his post-graduate specialty training in both periodontics and prosthodontics from the University of Minnesota. He is a Fellow and Examiner for the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and a Diplomate of both the American Board of Periodontology, and the American Board of Prosthodontics.
Dr. Birdi is a member of multiple dental implant organizations and is well-published in the areas of dental implants and surgery. Dr. Birdi is a reviewer for the Journal of Oral Implantology, Clinical Advances in Periodontics, and the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants (JOMI).
Dr. Birdi is an adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia and the University of Minnesota, where he is involved in multiple dental implant research projects and clinical trials. He also actively lectures both nationally and internationally in the fields of implant surgery and prosthetics, as well as esthetic dentistry.
Dr. Birdi presently the co-director of the Pacific Institute for Advanced Dental Education located in Vancouver, Canada, which is a learning centre for his fellow dentists. He is also currently practicing at the BC Perio Dental Health & Implant Centres in Vancouver. His practice focuses on comprehensive periodontal and prosthetic treatment with a major focus on esthetics and implant dentistry.
Article: The Economics of Sleep - Dr. Erin E. Elliott
Born and raised in Southern California Dr. Erin Elliott attended dental school at Creighton University in Omaha, NE where she graduated in the top 5 of her class. In private practice in Post Falls, Idaho, she focuses on a wide range of aspects in her private practice including general and cosmetic dentistry as well as orthodontics.
Article: The "Business View" on Digital Dentistry - Dr. Jonathan Ferencz
Dr. Jonathan Ferencz graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1967 and New York University College of Dentistry in 1971. In 1990, Dr. Ferencz became Clinical Professor of Post-Graduate Prosthodontics and was certified by the American Board of Prosthodontics in 1998. In 2014 he was named Adjunct Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.
Case study - Dr. Michael Alder
Dr. Michael Adler graduated from Georgetown University Dental School in 1987. He went into Public Service on a Navajo Reservation after graduation, later going into private practice in Boulder, CO.
Case study - Dr. Nathalie Bouchard:
Dr. Nathalie Bouchard graduated from the University of Montreal in Dentistry in 1985. She completed a multidisciplinary residency from Mc Gill University at the Jewish General Hospital in 1986.
Case Study by Dr. Peggy Bown
Dr. Peggy Bown is originally from Victoria Cove, Newfoundland. She attended Mount Allison University in Sackville, New Brunswick, graduating with Honors in Biology in 1997. She then went on to obtain a Degree in Dentistry from Dalhousie University in 2001. Shortly after graduation, she joined Dr. Tim Chaisson in Saint John, NB as an associate and no shares the practice with both Dr. Chaisson and Dr. Carlie Lemoine.
Case study - Dr. Matt Bynum:
Dr. Matt Bynum is a 1995 graduate of the University of Iowa, College of Dentistry where he earned his D.D.S. degree. He lectures internationally on various aspects of aesthetic and reconstructive dentistry, practice management, personal and practice motivation, and team building; and has published numerous articles on these subjects.
Case study - Dr. Tim Casey:
Dr. Tim Casey graduated from the Creighton University Dental School in 2001. A native Washingtonian, he then decided to go into private practice in Liberty Lake, WA – only an hour’s drive from where he grew up.
Case study - Dr. Paul Coleman:
Dr. Paul Coleman graduated from the Tufts University Dental School in 1978. He spent three years in the Navy Dental Corp and then went into private practice, currently in Poway, CA (a suburb of San Diego).
Case study - Dr. Danielle D'Aoust:
Dr. Danielle D’Aoust graduated from the University of Montreal’s School of Dental Medicine in 1996. She is in private practice with her husband in Blainville, Quebec (north of Montreal) where she focuses on Cosmetic Dentistry and Neuromuscular Esthetics.
Case study - Dr. Robert Dores:
Case study - Dr. Gordon Ferguson:
Dr. Gordon Ferguson graduated from the Fairleigh Dickinson Dental School with his Doctor of Dental Medicine in 1976. After graduation, he joined his father Richard in private practice in Montclair, NJ.
Case study - Dr. Daniel Gallagher:
Dr. Daniel Gallagher graduated from Laval University in Quebec City in 1990. He is in private group practice in Blainville, Quebec (a suburb of Montreal) with his wife Dr. Danielle D’Aoust Gallagher, where they focus on Neuromuscular and Cosmetic Dentistry.
Case study - Dr. Ibrahim Ghali:
Ibrahim Ghali, D.D.S. graduated from Université de Montréal School of Dentistry in 1993. After graduation, he initially went into private practice in Cornwall, ON eventually moving his practice to Montreal in 1999 and to his current larger location in Laval, QC in 2008, where he focuses on advanced aesthetic and neuromuscular dentistry.
Case study - Dr. Ted Hadgis:
Dr. Hadgis graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy College of Dentistry with honours and is in private practice in Grosse Pointe Woods, MI where he focuses on Neuromuscular and Comprehensive Advanced Cosmetic Dentistry.
Case study - Dr. Don Hildebrandt:
Dr. Don Hildebrandt graduated from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry in 1994. After an initial period as an associate, he set up his own practice in Glendale, AZ. Dr. Hildebrandt has completed courses at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies.
Case study - Dr. Mark Iati:
Dr. Mark Iati received his B.S. from The Ohio State University in 1983 and his D.D.S. from Case Western Reserve University in 1987. He completed a general practice residency at Western Reserve Care Systems before coming to Stow Dental Group in Stow, Ohio in 1988 where he continues to practice today with a focus on cosmetic, reconstructive, TMJ and facial rejuvenation.
Case study - Dr. Ronald D. Jackson:
Dr. Ron Jackson is a 1972 graduate of West Virginia University School of Dentistry. He has published many articles on esthetic, adhesive dentistry and has lectured extensively across the United States and abroad.
Case study - Dr. Murray Knebel:
Dr. Murray Knebel graduated from the University of Alberta in 1981. Following graduation, he served with the Canadian Military for three years before entering private practice. Early in his career he had a keen interest in the cause of occlusal breakdown and in the treatment of chronic head and neck pain.
Case study - Dr. John Krasowski:
Dr. Krasowski is a Clinical Instructor and Regional Director at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies. He has attained LVI Fellowship status.
Case study - Dr. Marie-Dominique Labbé:
Dr. Marie-Dominique Labbé graduated from the Laval University Dental faculty in 1995, returning to her native hometown St-Georges-de-Beauce, Québec, after graduation.
Case study - Dr. Danièle Larose:
Dr. Danièle Larose graduated from the University of Montreal’s School of Dental Medicine in 1997. She is in private practice in Ville St. Laurent (a suburb of Montreal) where she focuses on Cosmetic Dentistry.
Case study - Dr. Jeffery Lopes:
Dr. Jeffrey Lopes graduated from the Farleigh Dickinson University Dental School in 1980. He returned to his native northern California after graduation, going into private practice in the beautiful wine country of Sonoma, CA.
Case study - Grant Maier:
Grant Maier is the Laboratory Manager of Aurum Ceramic @ LVI (specializing in Neuromuscular Dentistry), and VP of Core 3D Centers, USA (comprehensive dental restorative and implant superstructure manufacturing).
Case study - Dr. Anil Makkar:
Dr. Anil Makkar graduated from Dalhousie University Dental School (located in Halifax, Nova Scotia) in 1989. He practiced General Dentistry for the first ten years. Since 1999, Dr. Makkar has changed his focus to Cosmetic Dentistry.
Case study - Dr. Louis Malcmacher:
Louis Malcmacher DDS MAGD is a practicing general dentist and an internationally known lecturer, author, and dental consultant known for his comprehensive and entertaining style. An evaluator emeritus for Clinicians Reports, Dr. Malcmacher is president of the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.
Case Study - Dr. Cheryl Malick
Cheryl L. Malick, DMD achieved undergraduate honours at the University of Florida where she received a Bachelor of Science in Engineering Sciences with a minor in Biomedical Engineering. Thereafter, she graduated from the University of Florida College of Dentistry with Research Honours in 2001. She is in private practice in Naples, FL where she focuses on advanced aesthetic and neuromuscular dentistry.
Dr. Cheryl's IPS Empress® Esthetic Case Study
Case study - Dr. Pam Marzban:
Dr. Pamela Marzban graduated with a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) with Honours/Distinctions from the Medical College of Virginia in 2000. Having grown up in Northern Virginia, she purchased a practice in Burke, VA in 2002 specializing in cosmetic dentistry, advanced implant technology and neuromuscular dentistry.
Case study - Dr. James W.W. McCreight:
Dr. James W. W. McCreight completed his dental degree at the University of Iowa in 1995, and then launched his dental career with the U.S. Navy, completing an AEGD residency in 1996 at the Naval Dental Center in San Diego, CA.
Case study - Dr. Randy Mitchmore:
Dr. Randy Mitchmore graduated from Southwestern University in Georgetown, TX in 1975 and the University of Texas Dental Branch In Houston in 1978. He still resides and practices in Houston today in a unique office setting: a restored 1930’s mansion that overlooks a backyard pool.
Case study - Dr. Michael J. Montalbano:
Michael J. Montalbano, D.D.S. graduated from Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in 1978. He is in private practice in Baton Rouge, LA where he focuses on family, advanced aesthetic and neuromuscular dentistry.
Dr. Michael's Full Mouth Restoration Case Study
Case study - Dr. Art Mowery:
Dr. Arthur J. Mowery graduated with a B.S. degree and D.M.D. from the University of Florida in 1996. Following his graduation, he held a general practice residency at the V.A. Medical Center in Gainsville, FL and externship at Baylor University in Dallas, TX.
Dr. Art's Implants Case Study
Case study - Dr. Ned Nippoldt:
Dr. Ned Nippoldt graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1978. He is in private practice in Woodbury, MN where he focuses on cosmetic, restorative, implant and comprehensive dentistry.
Case study - Dr. Alex Pavlenko:
A graduate of Poltava Dental Medical Stomatological Academy in the Ukraine in 1984, Dr. Alex Pavlenko emigrated to Canada in 1998, bringing his family with him.
Case study - Dr David Peck:
David I. Peck, D.M.D. graduated with honours from Northeastern University in Boston, MA with a B.S. degree in Pharmacy in 1979, continuing on to graduate in 1983 from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Case Spotlight - Dr. Michel Poirier
Michel Poirier, D.D.S. graduated from Université de Montréal School of Dentistry in 1977. He is in private practice in St-Jérôme, QC, where he focuses on advanced aesthetic and neuromuscular dentistry.
Case study - Dr. Ted Reavley:
Ted A. Reavley graduated from University of Missouri @ Kansas City School of Dentistry in 1978, joining his father, Dr. Jack Reavley, in private practice in Lamar, Mo. As a result, the Reavley name has been in dentistry for over 87 years in Barton County, Missouri.
Case study - Dr. Jim Reid:
Dr. Jim Reid graduated from the University of Alberta with a D.D.S. in 1978. After graduation, he set up in private in Calgary, AB and has continued for 34 years (the last 30 in his current location) with an emphasis on general and implant dentistry.
Case study - Dr. Greg Solich:
Dr. Greg Solich graduated from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry in 1982. He currently maintains a general practice in Colorado Springs, CO with an emphasis on Advanced Cosmetic and Neuromuscular Dentistry.
Case study - Dr. Brad Townsend:
Dr. Brad Townsend graduated from the University of Alberta with a D.D.S. in 1978. After graduation, Dr. Townsend practiced in Calgary, AB for 23 years. Ten years ago he moved to Red Deer, AB where he is in private practice with an emphasis on general and implant dentistry.
Case study - Dr. Robert Wageman:
Dr. Robert Wageman graduated from Loma Linda University in 1977, receiving the President’s Award and the Prince Award. After graduation, and marrying a California girl, they moved to the Okanagan Valley in beautiful British Columbia where he associated for one year, eventually going into private practice in Kelowna, BC, where he focuses on advanced aesthetic and neuromuscular dentistry.
Case study - Dr. Mary Walsh-Cole:
Mary A. Walsh-Cole, DMD graduated in 1980 from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. She completed a General Practice Residency at USC/Los Angeles County Medical Center and has been in private practice in Encinitas, CA since 1984.