Dr Alon Preiskel is a Clinical Professor at Guy’s Hospital Kings College London, UK. He is a partner at Preiskel Prosthodontics and Vice President of the American Prosthodontics Society. His teaching experience includes serving as the Program Coordinator of the implant diploma at the Eastman Dental Institute London as well as teaching Prosthodontic trainees at Guy’s Hospital where he himself completed his specialist Prosthodontic training program. He has also completed his MBA at London Business School.
Dr. Zandinejad graduated from dental school in 1996. He continued his education by completing multiple residency programs in operative dentistry, AEGD and prosthodontics (USA) with a master degree in restorative and adhesive dentistry (England). Dr. Zandinejad is a tenured associate professor and director of AEGD residency program at Texas A & M, College of Dentistry in Dallas Texas and a fellow of International Team for Implantology (ITI). He is very active in scholarly activities and has numerous Patents and Scientific publications. Besides his academic achievements, he has been very active in his practice in Arlington Texas. His practice is limited to esthetic and implant dentistry. Dr. Zandinejad lectures extensively and involves in teaching many CE courses.
Aram David Torosian M.D.C. , C.D.T. is a Master Dental Ceramist the Ronald Goldstein Center for Esthetic and Implant Dentistry at The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, directed by Dr. Gerard Chiche.
He received his Associate of Science degree in Dental Technology from Los Angeles City College in 2005. He completed his Masters in Dental Ceramics in 2010 from UCLA School of Dentistry’s Center for Esthetic Dental Design, under the direction of Dr. Edward McLaren. Mr. Torosian then completed the Advanced Prosthodontics and Implantology program at the UCLA School of Dentistry in 2011.
ASS degree in Dental Technology
MS in Health Administration
EMBA Business Administration
U.S. Patent Office Method of Making a False Tooth 5,028,2
U.S. Patent Office Dental Retention Pin 5,256,06310/26/1993
U.S. Patent Multi Dental Flasking System 7,354,263,B2
Retired U.S. Air Force Sergeant
Retired Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center
Currently full-time tenured Professor in the City University of New York, at New York City College of Technology.
Dr. Carl F. Driscoll currently serves as a Professor at the University of Maryland Dental School and was the Director of the Prosthodontic Residency for 21 years. He also served in the same capacity at Walter Reed Army Medical Center for three years prior to being at Maryland. Dr. Driscoll retired from the U.S. Army after twenty years of service. Dr. Driscoll is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) and the Academy of Prosthodontics. Dr. Driscoll has served as President of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, President of the American Board of Prosthodontics, and as President of the ACP. He has been honored with many awards and was recently named the ACP’s Educator of the Year. Dr. Driscoll has given over 500 presentations nationally and internationally to study clubs, dental schools, residencies and at major prosthodontic meetings. His lectures are praised by attendees for the quality of the information and for the humor that he injects. He has authored over 75 publications and under his guidance and his residents have won many research awards. In addition to his teaching commitments, he is in private practice in Bethesda, MD.
Dr. Carlo Ercoli graduated from the “Enrico Berlinguer” Dental Technology Institute in Rome in 1987 and obtained his dental degree from the University of Siena, Italy in 1993. He specialized in Prosthodontics in 1996 at the Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, New York, where he also completed a one-year training in Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Joint Disorders in 1997. In 2012, he achieved specialty certification in Periodontology at the University of Rochester Eastman Institute for Oral Health. In 2019, he obtained his MBA from the Simon Business School of the University of Rochester. He is currently Professor and Chairman of the Prosthodontic Specialty Training Program at the University of Rochester, Eastman Institute for Oral Health and a faculty member of the Periodontology Program.
Dr. Ercoli is a diplomate of the American Boards of Prosthodontics and Periodontology, an ITI Fellow and holds memberships in several dental organizations including the American Academy of Periodontology, the American College of Prosthodontists, Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics and American Prosthodontic Society. He is a Past President of the American Prosthodontic Society, Executive Council Member of the Academy of Prosthodontics and a Honorary Member of the Italian Academy of Prosthodontics.
Fellow of the Academy of Prosthodontics, Active Member of the Italian Society of Periodontology (SIdP) and of the Italian Society of Orthodontics (SIDO), Past President of the Italian Academy of Prosthodontics (AIOP), Secretary of the American Prosthodontic Society (APS). Adjunct Assistant Professor, Eastman Institute of Oral Health (University of Rochester, NY) and former visiting professor in the universities of Milan and Siena.
In private practice in interdisciplinary treatments in Milan.
Dr. Goodacre received his DDS degree from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry in 1971. He completed a three year combined program in Prosthodontics and Dental Materials at Indiana University School of Dentistry and in 1974 earned his MSD degree. He served as Chair of the Department of Prosthodontics at Indiana University and from 1994 to 2013 served as Dean of the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry. He currently teaches in the Advanced Education Program in Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and is a Distinguished Professor at that institution.
He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Past-President of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Past-President of the American College of Prosthodontists, and Past President of the Academy of Prosthodontics. He served as a Founding Member of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for Oral Rehabilitation (FOR) and Chaired the FOR Education Council.
Dr. Clark Stanford is Dean of the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry, and UIC Distinguished Professor. The 17th Dean in the UIC College of Dentistry’s history, Dr. Stanford assumed his duties Oct. 1, 2014. He is the 44th person in the history of UIC to receive the Distinguished Professor designation. Previously, he had been Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Prosthodontics at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry.
While Dr. Stanford had been at Iowa for 35 years, he is a native of the Chicagoland area, having grown up in Northbrook, IL. Dr. Stanford arrived at the Iowa City campus as an undergraduate in 1979. There, he received his BS in 1984, his DDS in 1987, and a Certificate in Prosthodontics and PhD in cell biology in 1992. He joined Iowa’s faculty that same year.
Dr. Effie Habsha earned her DDS, Diploma in Prosthodontics and Master of Science degrees from the University of Toronto. She is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Dentistry, Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester Medical Center.
Dr. Habsha has served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and currently instructs both at the undergraduate and graduate level in Prosthodontics at U of T.
She is also the founder of Women in Dentistry: Work.Life.Balance, a group created in 2010 for women in dentistry which aims to educate, empower and connect all women in the dental field. Dr. Habsha maintains a private practice limited to Prosthodontics in Toronto and lectures nationally and internationally on various prosthodontic and surgical topics.
Joseph Kan, DDS, MS
Dr. Kan completed Prosthodontics from Loma Linda University.
He is a Professor and maintains a private practice.
Dr. Malament received his D.D.S. from N.Y.U. College of Dentistry and a specialty certificate and Master’s degree from Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry. Dr. Malament has a full time practice limited to prosthodontics in Boston that includes a dental laboratory with master dental technologists.
A Past-President of the American Board of Prosthodontics, he is a Clinical Professor at Tufts University and a Course Director in the postgraduate department of Prosthodontics. He presently serves as the Immediate President of the Academy of Prosthodontics and President of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Dr. Malament is a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists, Academy of Prosthodontics, Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, and Northeastern Gnathological Society and a Past President of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics, Northeastern Gnathological Society and the American Academy of Dental Science.
Dr. Konstantinos Chochlidakis received his dental degree from University of Athens, Greece in 2008 and completed his Prosthodontic residency at Eastman Institute for Oral (EIOH) in 2013. He then joined Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University, as a full-time Assistant Professor and Co-Director of Clinical Fixed Prosthodontics. Dr. Chochlidakis is currently an Associate Professor and the Program Director of the Prosthodontic Postgraduate Training Program at EIOH. Dr Chochlidakis received his Master of Clinical and Translational Science certificate in May 2019 from EIOH. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontists and holds memberships in several dental organizations including the American College of Prosthodontists, American Prosthodontic Society and International Team for Implantology.
He was the vice-Chair of the American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) 2019 annual meeting and is the scientific Program Chair of the American Prosthodontic Society (APS) in the 2021 annual meeting. He is focused on clinical research conducting clinical trials on full-arch implant prostheses, digital dental technology and dental ceramic materials. He has lectured nationally and internationally on several topics related to clinical prosthodontics and implant dentistry.
Dr Manuel De la Rosa G graduated from the State University in Monterrey Dental School. Afterwards he completed a Masters Degree in Periodontics and Implantology at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston in 1996.
He then completed a Fellowship Program in Implantology at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston in 1997. He served as professor of undergraduate Periodontics at the University of Texas Dental Branch in Houston from 1995 to 1998.
He returned to Mexico in late 1998 and started a private office dedicated exclusively to Periodontics and Implantology.
In the year 2000 he launched his private teaching center in Monterrey.
He was also a professor of Periodontics and Implantology at the State University of Monterrey Graduate School from 1998 to 2009.
In 2009 he was invited to participate as a professor of the Dental XP Dental group, with who he has worked with giving several courses per year ever since. He is also part of the Scientific Committee of Dental XP.
He is part of the Scientific Committee of Ritter Dental Implants and Novabone. He is also member of the Scientific Committee of the American Academy of Periodontology Editorial Board.
Dr Mario Emilio BRESCIANO, DDS, CDT, FACP
Past President of the International College of Prosthodontists
Born in Torino, Italy on Sept 6th, 1966
1984 Graduated as Certified Dental Technician, IPSIA G.Plana School of Dental Technology, Torino, Italy
1990 Graduated as Doctor in Dental Surgery, University of Torino, Italy.
Private practice limited to Prosthodontics since 1993.
1993 Specialty in Advanced Prosthodontics at USC, Los Angeles, California.
2002 Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics.
Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists.
Member of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics.
Active Member of the Academy of Osseointegration.
Dr. Mathew T. Kattadiyil received his BDS degree from the College of Dental Surgery, Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal, India in 1989. He completed his Masters in Dental Science (MDS) in Prosthodontics from the College of Dental Surgery, KMC, Manipal in 1992. He began full-time teaching in the Department of Prosthodontics at the College of Dental Surgery, KMC, Manipal, India in1992.
In 1997, he received the professional certificate in Prosthodontics from the School of Dentistry and in 1999 earned his Master of Science (MS) degree from Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California. In 2012, Dr. Kattadiyil was awarded the ‘Educator of the Year’ by the American College of Prosthodontists. He has presented nationally and internationally. In addition to authoring multiple peer-reviewed publications, textbook and eBook chapters, he is also the co-author of the electronic program ‘Optimizing success with complete dentures’ prepared by Loma Linda University, 2013. In 2018, Dr. Kattadiyil received the ‘Distinguished Research Award’ and was inducted into ‘The Society of Scholars’ from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry.
Nondas Vlachopoulos was born in Toronto, Canada.
He graduated from the school of dental technology in 1985. He then acquired a BSc Hons from the School of Dental Technology of the Technological Educational Institution of Athens (1989).
In 1990, he established his own dental laboratory “AestheticLab” in Athens. Since 2001, he has been Opinion Leader for Noritake Dental and MPF Brush Co. in Greece.
Since May 2014 he is an editorial reviewer at the AACD’s Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry (jCD).
He specializes in aesthetic all-ceramic and implant restorations.
Dr. Panos Papaspyridakos serves as an Associate Professor of Postgraduate
Prosthodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and as adjunct
Associate Professor of Prosthodontics at the University of Rochester Eastman
Institute for Oral Health, and he maintains a private practice limited to
Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry in Boston MA.
Dr. Papaspyridakos has published more than 100 articles and abstracts in
international peer-reviewed journals and has authored book chapters in 5 Implant
Dentistry textbooks, while he serves as reviewer for several dental journals.
innovative clinical implant research is widely cited and has received international
acclaim with educational awards. He is a fellow of the International Team of
Implantology (ITI) and the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (GNYAP)
and he lectures extensively on dental implants and esthetics in national and
international dental meetings.
Dr.Radi Masri, DDS,MS,PhD
Dr. Masri received his first dental degree from the University of Jordan Dental
School in 1997 and completed a prosthodontic residency at the University of
Maryland School of Dentistry in 2001.
Masri has a master’s degree in oral biology and a PhD in biomedical sciences/
pain. Masri is the Assistant Editor of the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.
a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a fellow of the American
College of Prosthodontists, a member of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics and an Associate Member of
the Academy of Prosthodontics.
PROFESSOR SHAKEEL SHAHDAD
BDS, MMEDSC, FDS RCSED, FDS(REST. DENT.)RCSED, DDS, FFDTED CONSULTANT IN RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY, THE ROYAL LONDON DENTAL HOSPITAL
HONORARY CLINICAL PROFESSOR IN ORAL REHABILITATION & IMPLANTOLOGY, BARTS AND THE LONDON SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY, QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
FELLOW, INTERNATIONAL TEAM FOR IMPLANTOLOGY (ITI)
CHAIRMAN, ITI SCHOLARSHIP CENTRE AT QUEEN MARY UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
DIPLOMATE, BRITISH SOCIETY FOR ORAL IMPLANTOLOGY
CHAIRMAN EMERITUS, ADVISORY BOARD IN IMPLANT DENTISTRY, ROYAL COLLEGE OF SURGEONS OF EDINBURGH
CHAIRMAN EMERITUS, ITI UK AND IRELAND SECTION
Dr Nayar is an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta and Maxillofacial Prosthodontist at the Institute for Reconstructive Sciences in Medicine (iRSM), Canada since 2013. He was the past Director of Clinics at iRSM and Site Program Chief at the Misericordia Community Hospital, Alberta, Canada. He was a Consultant in Restorative Dentistry and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in the UK, since 2009.
He is the President Elect of the British Society of Prosthodontics (BSSPD). He currently chairs the Website and Social Media Committee on the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics Board. He is the Hon. Web Editor of the European Prosthodontic Association since 2008. He was an examiner for MJDF and ORE exams from 2007 – 2013. He was also the Regional Advisor in Restorative Dentistry for Royal College of Surgeons of England from 2010 to 2013.
Dr. Will Martin is a Clinical Professor and Director of the Center for Implant Dentistry, in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Florida’s College of Dentistry.
He completed his MS and Certificate in Prosthodontics from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1999.
Dr. Martin is a diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, and fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) where he currently serves as the US Section Chairman.
He maintains a part-time practice limited to Prosthodontics within the Center for Implant Dentistry and lectures both nationally and internationally on esthetic and implant dentistry.