Collaboration at Work

Propelling the Profession Forward Through Clinical Collaboration

Collaboration with leading dental clinicians helps us identify opportunities for new products and procedure protocols that no other company can match.

We don’t do it alone. Our company has a long tradition of building and maintaining relationships with the most highly regarded thought leaders in the profession and has a long-time presence in almost every dental school in North America. These relationships afford us first-hand knowledge of the evolving needs of dentistry and enable us to collaborate with educators and thought-leading clinicians on the development of innovative new products.

Pinhas Adar, MDT CDT

Pinhas Adar, MDT CDT

Master Ceramist Pinhas Adar studied initially in Tel Aviv, Israel at Ort Yad Shapiro and then completed his internship with Mr. Willi Geller in Zurich, Switzerland. He returned to Israel to complete his Masters degree in Dental Technology. He has over 36 years of...

Naoki Aiba, CDT, Oral Design

Naoki Aiba, CDT, Oral Design

A ceramist and professional photographer, born in Nagoya, Japan. Naoki Aiba, CDT graduated from the Dental Technology Program at the Dental School of Aichi Gakuin University in Nagoya, Japan in 1982, and completed the post-graduate ceramics course at the Tokai Dental...

Michael A. Apa, D.D.S.

Michael A. Apa, D.D.S.

Dr. Michael Apa received his dental degree from New York University College of Dentistry. He is currently an assistant Clinical Professor, New York University College of Dentistry Aesthetics Department; Senior Clinical Director Aesthetic Advantage Continuing Education...

Elizabeth M. Bakeman, DDS

Elizabeth M. Bakeman, DDS

Dr. Bakeman teaches as an Adjunct Faculty member at the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington.  She is a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, and an Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic...

Nasser Barghi, D.D.S.

Nasser Barghi, D.D.S.

Dr. Nasser Barghi is a Professor and Head of the Division of Esthetic Dentistry in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School, San Antonio, Texas. He is past president of the American...

Joyce Bassett, DDS, FAACD, FAGD

Joyce Bassett, DDS, FAACD, FAGD

Dr. Bassett practices comprehensive Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and President 2015-2016. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry, an Associate member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry,...

Lee Ann Brady, D.M.D.

Lee Ann Brady, D.M.D.

Dr. Lee Ann Brady is a privately practicing dentist and nationally recognized educator, lecturer and author. With an extensive history in leadership, she is currently Executive Director and Director of Education of the Pankey Institute. Dr. Brady has also developed a...

Dennis Brave, D.D.S.

Dennis Brave, D.D.S.

Dennis Brave, D.D.S., is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics and is a member of its College of Diplomates. In addition to having served as the managing partner of an Endodontic speciality group practice for over 25 years, Dr. Brave has been a prolific...

Lynne Brock, D.D.S., CAGS, FACDS

Lynne Brock, D.D.S., CAGS, FACDS

Dr. Lynne Brock received her Certificate in Endodontics from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 1993. She received her DDS degree in 1990 from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston and thereafter was the Chief Resident at Richland Memorial...

Jeff Brucia, D.D.S.

Jeff Brucia, D.D.S.

Dr. Brucia is a graduate of the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry where he is currently an Assistant Professor of Dental Practice. He is practicing Esthetic and Restorative dentistry full time in San Francisco, California. Dr. Brucia is the Co-Director of...

Kelley Brummett, DMD

Kelley Brummett, DMD

Dr. Kelley Brummett is committed to being a life-long learner in dentistry, spending time with her family, and developing and facilitating a mindset of growth. Kelley has been married to her husband Darin for 26 years and has two children. Darin is a neuro-radiologist...

Gerard J. Chiche, D.D.S.

Gerard J. Chiche, D.D.S.

Dr. Chiche is the Thomas P. Hinman Endowed Chair in Restorative Dentistry, and the Director of the Center for Esthetic and Implant Dentistry at Georgia Regents University College of Dental Medicine in Augusta, GA. He is a Past President of the American Academy of...

John C. Cranham, D.D.S.

John C. Cranham, D.D.S.

John C. Cranham, D.D.S. has a contemporary dental practice in Chesapeake, Virginia, focusing on cosmetic, restorative and implant services. An honors graduate of the Medical College of Virginia in 1988, Dr. Cranham maintains a strong relationship with his alma mater,...

Bruce J. Crispin, D.D.S.

Bruce J. Crispin, D.D.S.

Bruce J. Crispin, DDS, MS received a DDS and an MS in (Fixed Prosthodontics) from the University of Michigan. He has the unique combination of being a Diplomat of the American Board of Prosthodontics and an Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic...

Peter E. Dawson, D.D.S.

Peter E. Dawson, D.D.S.

Peter E. Dawson, D.D.S. is considered to be one of the most influential clinicians and teachers in the history of dentistry. He authored the best-selling dental text, “Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment of Occlusal Problems”, which is published in 13 languages. His...

Newton Fahl, DDS

Newton Fahl, DDS

Dr. Newton Fahl, Jr. received his DDS degree from Londrina State University, Brazil, in 1987. In 1989 he received the Certificate in Operative Dentistry and Master of Science degree from the University of Iowa, USA. Dr. Newton Fahl, Jr. is a member of the American...

Jonathan L. Ferencz, D.D.S.

Jonathan L. Ferencz, D.D.S.

Jonathan L. Ferencz, D.D.S. is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and Clinical Professor of Prosthodontics and Occlusion in the Department of Advanced Education in Prosthodontics at the New York University College of Dentistry, where he has taught...

Scott Finlay, DDS, FAGD, FAACD

Scott Finlay, DDS, FAGD, FAACD

Dr. Finlay graduated with honors from University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery and a GPR program at a Washington DC Area Trauma Hospital. He was Accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in 2007 and received his Fellowship in 2010. He...

Alex Fleury, D.D.S., MS

Alex Fleury, D.D.S., MS

Dr. Alex Fleury received his Masters of Science Degree in Oral Biology and Certificate in Endodontics from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He received his DDS Degree in 1984 from the University of São Paulo. Dr. Fleury served as Director of...

David A. Garber, D.M.D.

David A. Garber, D.M.D.

Dr. David A. Garber is one of the internationally recognized multidisciplinary educators well-known as “Team Atlanta.” Dr. Garber is the recipient of “The 2005 Gordon J. Christensen Lecturer Recognition Award,” “The American College of Prosthodontics Distinguished...

Ronald E. Goldstein, D.D.S.

Ronald E. Goldstein, D.D.S.

Dr. Ronald Goldstein is currently Clinical Professor of Restorative Sciences at  the Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University, Adjunct Clinical Professor of Prosthodontics at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, Adjunct Professor in the...

David S. Hornbrook, D.D.S.

David S. Hornbrook, D.D.S.

Dr. Hornbrook is privileged to instruct dentists nationwide on the latest advancements in cosmetic dentistry. As the Executive Director of the Hornbrook Group, he lectures extensively on all facets of restorative and aesthetic dentistry. He is responsible for the...

Ronald Jackson, D.D.S.

Ronald Jackson, D.D.S.

Dr. Ronald Jackson completed his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 1968 and graduated from West Virginia University School of Dentistry in 1972. After a one-year general practice residency at the National Naval Medical Center in...

John Kanca, III, D.M.D.

John Kanca, III, D.M.D.

Dr. John Kanca, III is a graduate of the University Of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He maintains a private practice in Middlebury, CT, with emphasis on cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Kanca has published over 50 original articles and abstracts in peer-reviewed...

Jill Kinzer, DDS, MSD

Jill Kinzer, DDS, MSD

Dr. Jill Kinzer graduated from University of Washington Dental School in 1999. Until joining the team in 2019 she owned and operated a full-time microscope based practice in Gig Harbor, WA. Dr. Kinzer is passionate about dental education and carries a deep commitment...

Greggory Kinzer, DDS, MSD

Greggory Kinzer, DDS, MSD

Dr. Greggory Kinzer is a native of Washington State, growing up in Walla Walla, WA.  He attended the University of Washington for both his undergraduate and graduate degrees  receiving his DDS degree in 1995 and his MSD and certificate in Prosthodontics in 1998. Dr....

John C. Kois, D.M.D., M.S.D.

John C. Kois, D.M.D., M.S.D.

Dr. Kois received his D.M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine and Certificate in Periodontal Prosthodontics with a M.S.D. degree from the University of Washington, School of Dentistry. He maintains a private practice limited to...

Gerard Kugel, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

Gerard Kugel, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D.

Gerard Kugel, D.M.D., M.S., Ph.D., Associate Dean for Research, and Professor of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. With an expertise in Clinical Research and Esthetic Dentistry, he is a reviewer for the New England...

Douglas L. Lambert, D.D.S., FACD, FASDA, FASD, ABAD

Douglas L. Lambert, D.D.S., FACD, FASDA, FASD, ABAD

Douglas L. Lambert, D.D.S., FACD, FASDA, FASD, ABAD, graduated from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management in 1980 and the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1984, where he received the Outstanding Senior Student Award and the...

Brian P. LeSage, D.D.S., FAACD

Brian P. LeSage, D.D.S., FAACD

Brian P. LeSage, DDS, FAACD, graduated magna cum laude with the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Dental Society award from the University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1983. He has actively integrated academic pursuits with private practice, first in...

Pascal Magne, D.M.D., Ph.D.

Pascal Magne, D.M.D., Ph.D.

Dr. Pascal Magne is an Associate Professor of Esthetic Dentistry at the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry (USCSD). He graduated from the University of Geneva Dental School, Switzerland in 1989, where he obtained his Doctorate in 1992 and his Ph.D....

Robert “Bob” Margeas, D.D.S.

Robert “Bob” Margeas, D.D.S.

Dr. Margeas graduated from the University of Iowa College of Dentistry in 1986 and completed his AEGD residency the following year.  He is currently an adjunct professor in the department of Operative Dentistry at the University of Iowa.  He is Board Certified by...

Devin McClintock, DDS

Devin McClintock, DDS

Dr. Devin McClintock's introduction to dentistry started at an early age, 18 months to be exact. The early exposure to the field as a patient gave her a unique perspective on the impact dentists can have on a person's life. Her own experiences drove her passion and...

Ed McLaren, D.D.S.

Ed McLaren, D.D.S.

Dr. McLaren is a Prosthodontist and Master Dental Ceramist. Dr McLaren is a retired Professor from both UCLA and UAB School of Dentistry. He was the founder and first director of Post Graduate Esthetic Dentistry at the UCLA school of Dentistry. He was the director of...

Frank J. Milnar, D.D.S., AAACD

Frank J. Milnar, D.D.S., AAACD

Frank J. Milnar DDS, AAACD is a graduate from the University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry in 1976.  He is an Accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a Board Examiner for the Accreditation process. Dr. Milnar maintains a full-time...

K. William “Buddy” Mopper, D.D.S.

K. William “Buddy” Mopper, D.D.S.

Dr. “Buddy” Mopper, is an internationally renowned lecturer in aesthetic dentistry with an emphasis in composite bonding using direct application techniques. He co-authored, A Complete Guide on Dental Bonding, which was the first definitive book for the dental...

Ross Nash, D.D.S., F.A.A.C.D.

Ross Nash, D.D.S., F.A.A.C.D.

Dr. Ross Nash, D.D.S., F.A.A.C.D., the co-founder and director of Ross Nash Seminars, is a pioneer in the art of cosmetic dentistry and widely held to be one of the finest cosmetic dentists in the world. Author, international lecturer, consultant to major dental...

Allen Ali Nasseh, D.D.S., MMSc., Endodontist

Allen Ali Nasseh, D.D.S., MMSc., Endodontist

Dr. Ali Nasseh received his Masters in Medical Sciences degree and Certificate in Endodontics from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1997. He received his DDS degree in 1994 from Northwestern University Dental School. He maintains a private endodontic practice...

John R. Nosti, D.M.D, FAGD, FACE, FICOI

John R. Nosti, D.M.D, FAGD, FACE, FICOI

Dr. John Nosti practices full time in New Jersey with an emphasis on functionally driven cosmetic dentistry. He is the Clinical Director for the Clinical Mastery Series, a continuum geared towards advancing doctors education in cosmetic dentistry and occlusion. Dr....

Adamo E. Notarantonio, DDS, FICOI, FAACD

Adamo E. Notarantonio, DDS, FICOI, FAACD

Dr. Adamo Notarantonio is a graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine (2002), where he received honors in both removable and fixed prosthodontics.   Dr. Adamo was Accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in...

Wynn H. Okuda, D.M.D.

Wynn H. Okuda, D.M.D.

Dr. Wynn H. Okuda is one of only 280 dentists worldwide to be accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). And in Hawaii, Dr. Okuda is one of three AACD-accredited dentists, and the first on Oahu. The AACD is the largest dental organization in the...

Jason Olitsky, DMD, AAACD

Jason Olitsky, DMD, AAACD

Jason Olitsky, DMD, AAACD, a 2001 graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry, is past president of the Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.  He is the Program Director for the Clinical...

Jacinthe M. Paquette, D.D.S.

Jacinthe M. Paquette, D.D.S.

Dr. Jacinthe M. Paquette is recognized nationally and internationally as a leader and educator in Esthetic Dentistry, Prosthodontics, and Implant Dentistry. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow of the American College of...

Wayne Pulver, D.D.S.

Wayne Pulver, D.D.S.

Dr. Wayne Pulver is the past head of the endodontic section of Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto, a position he has held since 1978. He has served as Past President of the Ontario Society of Endodontists, Canadian Academy of Endodontists, George Hare Endodontic Study...

Robert G. Ritter, D.M.D.

Robert G. Ritter, D.M.D.

Robert G. Ritter D.M.D., has a practice that focuses on adhesive esthetic dentistry. He promotes esthetic dentistry as part of his mainstream dental care. He was raised in Palm Beach County and resides in Palm Beach Gardens. Dr. Ritter received his dental degree from...

Matt Roberts, CDT

Matt Roberts, CDT

Matt Roberts, CDT is one of the most recognized lab technicians for creating beautiful ceramic dental restorations in the United States. He, his wife and son now reside in Southeast Idaho. He attended college at Idaho State University. In 1979, he opened CMR Dental...

Paul S. Rosen, DMD, MS, PC

Paul S. Rosen, DMD, MS, PC

Dr. Paul Rosen maintains a full-time private practices in both Yardley, Pennsylvania and New York City, New York limited to periodontics, surgical implant placements and regenerative therapy.  He also has appointments as Clinical Professor of Periodontics at...

Larry Rosenthal, D.D.S.

Larry Rosenthal, D.D.S.

In 1981, Dr. Rosenthal helped pioneer the development of “Porcelain Laminate Veneer”. Since then, he has placed over 60,000 veneers and has come to be recognized for his distinctive brand of artistic Cosmetic Dentistry, featuring Facial Aesthetics. In November 2002 he...

Jeffrey S. Rouse, DDS

Jeffrey S. Rouse, DDS

Jeffrey S. Rouse, D.D.S. maintains a private practice in San Antonio, Texas and practiced with Drs. Gregg Kinzer and Frank Spear in Seattle, Washington. In 2017, he became a member of the Resident Faculty at Spear Education in Scottsdale, AZ. He was also an Adjunct...

Jose-Luiz Ruiz, D.D.S., FAGD

Jose-Luiz Ruiz, D.D.S., FAGD

Dr. Ruiz is Founder of the “Supra-gingival Dentistry” movement, as well as the Los Angeles Institute of Clinical Dentistry. He is the former Course Director of the “University of Southern California’s Esthetic Dentistry Continuum”, the Associate Instructor at Dr....

Maurice Salama, D.M.D.

Maurice Salama, D.M.D.

Dr. Maurice A. Salama completed his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1985, where he received his BS in Biology. Dr. Salama received his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where he later received...

David M. Sarver, D.D.S., MS

David M. Sarver, D.D.S., MS

Dr. David Sarver received his Bachelor of Science degree in 1973 from Auburn University. He then graduated from the University of Alabama School of Dentistry in 1977 and was named by ODK as the Outstanding Professional Student in the Medical Center. He obtained his...

Amanda Seay, DDS, AAACD

Amanda Seay, DDS, AAACD

Dr. Amanda Seay maintains a full-time private practice in Charleston, South Carolina that focuses on comprehensive restorative dentistry. She holds a Clinical Instructor position at the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington. Dr. Seay is a member of the American Academy...

Michael R. Sesemann, DDS

Michael R. Sesemann, DDS

Dr. Michael Sesemann received his dental degree in 1981 from the University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Dentistry.  He has been in private practice since that time and maintains active memberships in the American Dental Association, the American Academy of...

Cherilyn G. Sheets, D.D.S.

Cherilyn G. Sheets, D.D.S.

Dr. Cherilyn Sheets maintains a full-time private practice in Newport Beach, California for esthetic rehabilitative dentistry. She is an international educator, clinician, author and researcher and received the 2002 Gordon Christensen Award for Excellence in...

G. Franklin Shull, DMD

G. Franklin Shull, DMD

Dr. Shull is a native of Lexington, South Carolina and is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and the Medical University of South Carolina School of Dentistry. Following dental school, he completed a General Practice Residency at Palmetto Health Richland. ...

Todd Snyder, DDS, FAACD

Todd Snyder, DDS, FAACD

Dr. Snyder graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry and the F.A.C.E. Institute. He created/co-directed the first ever two-year graduate program in Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr .Snyder is the 77th Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic...

Michael Sonick, DMD

Michael Sonick, DMD

Dr. Michael Sonick, DMD, is an internationally-known, highly-regarded authority in the field of dental implantology and periodontology.  A full-time practicing periodontist in Fairfield, Connecticut, he is also a frequent guest lecturer in the international program...

John A. Sorensen, D.M.D., PhD, FACP

John A. Sorensen, D.M.D., PhD, FACP

Dr. John A. Sorensen is an internationally recognized expert in prosthodontics, ceramic restorations, crown and bridge systems and implant abutment systems. He is an active educator and has lectured in 31 countries. Dr. Sorensen has returned to full-time academics at...

Frank Spear, D.D.S., M.S.D.

Frank Spear, D.D.S., M.S.D.

Dr. Frank Spear is one of the most influential speakers and educators in restorative and esthetic dentistry. Founder and director of Spear Education at Scottsdale Center, his lectures, seminars and workshops have transformed how dentists approach dentistry today. Dr....

Richard Gray Stevenson III, DDS, FAGD, FACD, ABOD

Richard Gray Stevenson III, DDS, FAGD, FACD, ABOD

Dr.Stevenson received his bachelor’s degree in chemistry from UCLA in 1982 and his Doctor of Dental Surgery from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 1986.  After practicing general dentistry for 7 years in Laguna Niguel, California, he accepted a full-time teaching...

Douglas A. Terry, D.D.S.

Douglas A. Terry, D.D.S.

Dr. Douglas A. Terry received his D.D.S. from the University of Texas Health Science Center – Houston Dental Branch in 1978. He is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, an...

Thomas Trinkner, D.D.S.

Thomas Trinkner, D.D.S.

Dr. Thomas Trinkner was born and raised in Mt. Vernon, Ohio, and graduated from the University of South Carolina, Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Science. He then moved on to study at the Ohio State University College of Dentistry – graduating in...

Martin Trope, D.M.D.

Martin Trope, D.M.D.

Dr. Martin Trope is presently in private practice in Philadelphia, PA. He was born in Johannesburg, South Africa where he received his BDS degree in dentistry in 1976. From 1976 to 1980 he practiced General Dentistry and Endodontics in Israel. In 1980 he moved to...

Corky Willhite, DMD

Corky Willhite, DMD

Dr. Corky Willhite has achieved Fellowship by the Academy of General Dentistry and the American College of Dentists. He is an Accredited member and Fellow in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and spent years as an Examiner for Accreditation. His private...

Robert R. Winter, D.D.S.

Robert R. Winter, D.D.S.

Dr. Winter graduated in 1981 from Marquette University School of Dentistry, and in 1983 completed his Prosthodontic Specialty Residency in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at the VA Medical Center.  Since 1983, he has maintained a private practice limited to Prosthodontics, is an...

Jean C. Wu, D.D.S.

Jean C. Wu, D.D.S.

Dr. Jean Wu obtained her Bachelor of Dental Science from the University of Melbourne in 1990 and her Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Tennessee in 2002. She has her Masters in Prosthodontics and also a certificate in Maxillofacial Prosthetics. She...