• University of Iowa, D.D.S.
  • University of Illionois, M.S.

K. William “Buddy” Mopper, D.D.S.

Dr. K. William “Buddy” Mopper, Co-Founder and Chairman of Cosmedent and The Director of the Center for Esthetic Excellence is responsible for educational programs and product development. Dr. Mopper has a private practice in Glenview, Illinois, where he has been doing minimally invasive dentistry with composite for nearly 40 years.

He is an internationally renowned lecturer in esthetic dentistry with an emphasis on composite bonding using direct application techniques. He co-authored, A Complete Guide to Dental Bonding, which was the first definitive book for the dental profession describing bonding techniques.

Dr. Mopper is a member of the Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Diplomat of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and Fellow of the American College of Dentistry. Dr. Mopper is recognized for his contribution to dentistry as the recipient of many awards including: “Lifelong Commitment to Providing Excellence in Continuing Education in Cosmetic Dentistry” and “Outstanding Contribution to Cosmetic Dentistry” from the AACD, the New York University College of Dentistry Irwin Smigel Prize in Aesthetic Dentistry” and a Lifetime Achievement award from the World Aesthetic Congress for his “Outstanding contribution to Aesthetic Dentistry”.

Dr. Mopper’s passion for direct resin bonding and early pioneering research in the field has led to a lifetime devoted to teaching thousands of dentists how to work with direct resin bonding materials.