Meet Our Faculty

Dental Learning faculty members include some of the most distinguished professionals and respected leaders in the field of dentistry, each showing a commitment to excellence in practice and instruction.


Dr. David Rice graduated in 1994 from the SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. In 1995, he...

Dr. Parag R. Kachalia is a Tenured Associate Professor at the University of Pacific’s Dugoni School...

Jeffrey R. Briney, DDS – Dr. Briney is an award-winning graduate of Indiana University and has a 20...

Thomas Viola, RPh, CCP – Thomas Viola is a board-certified pharmacist who also serves as a clinical...

Dewey Denning

Dewey ran a successful marketing campaign to become Dixie State University’s Student Body President...

Daniel C. Delrose, DDS, FICOI

Dr. Delrose is a graduate of Case Western Reserve School of Dentistry, he than finished a...

Dr. Busch, DMD, MAGD, is a general dentist in Kansas City, MO. Dr. Busch has been practicing...

Kevin D. Plummer

Kevin D. Plummer DDS - Dr. Plummer is Professor and Chair, Department of Restorative Sciences,...

Gina Pepitone-Mattiello RDH

Gina is a Registered Dental Hygienist (RDH) practicing with Long Island Dental Sleep Medicine, the...

James P. Boyd, DDS

James P. Boyd, DDSDr. James Boyd suffered from daily headaches and frequent migraines for more than...

Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS Jacqueline Russo’s entire adult life has been dedicated to the study of...

Steve Anderson

For over 3 decades, Steve Anderson has studied, applied, proven and proclaimed: All human action is...

Tanya Bailey

Pam Peterson has over 25 years of sales, management, and dental consulting experience. She is the...

Pamela Peterson

Pam Peterson has over 25 years of sales, management, and dental consulting experience. She is...

Howard S. Glazer, DDS

Dr. Glazer is a Fellow and Past President of the Academy of General Dentistry, and former Assistant...

Dr. Steve Greenman

Nicole Greenman has been working in marketing for dental practices for the past 4 years and started...

Nicole Greenman

Nicole Greenman has been working in marketing for dental practices for the past 4 years and started...

Frank J. Milner DDS, AAACD

Frank J. Milnar DDS, AAACD Frank J. Milnar DDS, AAACD is a graduate from the University of...

Tarun Agarwal, DDS

Dr. Tarun Agarwal represents the next generation of leadership for the dental profession. As a...

Dr. Fay Goldstep

Dr. Fay Goldstep has been an ADA Seminar Series Speaker, and has lectured at the ADA, Yankee, AACD...

Tom Gallop, CEO of SS White

Tom GallopTom is an owner and CEO of SS White, a dental manufacturing company with a 168-year...

Dr. Michael A. Miyasaki, DDS

Michael A. Miyasaki, DDSDr. Miyasaki is a 1987 graduate of the University of Southern California...

Marc Balson, DDS, FIAE

Marc Balson, DDS, FIAEDr. Marc Balson has been in practice for over 35 years in Essex County, where...

Wendy Briggs, RDH

Wendy Briggs, RDHWendy Briggs is the president and CEO of Hygiene Diamonds, a worldwide practice...

Dr. John C. Comisi

Dr. John C. Comisi is a graduate of Northwestern University Dental School and received his BS in...

Eugene Z. Levin, DDS

Eugene Z. Levin, DDSDr. Levin graduated from the Loyola University of Chicago Dental School in 1988...

Ron Kaminer, DDS

Ron Kaminer, DDSDr. Ron Kaminer is a 1990 graduate from SUNY at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine....

Jonny Brennan, MD, DMD, MPH

Jonny Brennan, MD, DMD, MPH Dr. Jonny Brennan is Owner and General Dentist at Brennan Dental in...

Ian E. Shuman, DDS, MAGD, AFAAID

Ian E. Shuman, DDS, MAGD, AFAAIDDr. Ian Shuman maintains a full-time general, reconstructive, and...

Dr. Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI

Dr. Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI, an internationally renowned implant educator for the past 9...

Patti DiGangi, RDH, BS

Patti DiGangi, RDH, BSPatti DiGangi, RDH, BS works with dental professionals to improve practice...

Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD, FPFA, FACD, FADI, DICOI, DADIA

Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD, FPFA, FACD, FADI, DICOI, DADIADr. Gregori M. Kurtzman is in private...

Daniel W. Boston, DMD

Daniel W. Boston, DMDDr. Boston is currently Associate Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Associate...

Robert A. Lowe, DDS

Robert A. Lowe, DDSDr. Robert A. Lowe graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University School of...

Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C)

Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C)Dr. Gary Glassman graduated from the University of Toronto, Faculty of...

Frank J. Milnar DDS, AAACD

Frank J. Milnar DDS, AAACDFrank J. Milnar DDS, AAACD is a graduate from the University of Minnesota...

Brett E. Gilbert, D.D.S.

Brett E. Gilbert, D.D.S.Dr. Brett Gilbert received his DDS and Certificate in Endodontics from the...

Rod Kurthy, DMD

Rod Kurthy, DMDDr. Rod Kurthy, Developer of the KöR Whitening System.Rod practiced in Mission Viejo...

Jill Nesbitt, MBA

Jill Nesbitt, MBAJill Nesbitt, MBA has 20 years experience in dental group practice management for...

Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhD

Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhDAnn Eshenaur Spolarich is an internationally recognized author and...

J. Elliott Brennan, DMD

J. Elliott Brennan, DMD Dr. J. Elliott Brennan is Owner and Co-Founder of Brennan Dental in...

Dr. Marty Jablow

Dr. Marty Jablow, who has a private practice in Woodbridge, NJ, graduated from the University of...

Dr. David Little

Dr. David Little maintains a private practice in San Antonio, TX, with an emphasis on comprehensive...

Dr. Todd E. Shatkin, DDS

Richard H. Nagelberg, DDS Dr. Richard Nagelberg has been practicing general dentistry in suburban...

Dr. Edwin Parks DMD, MS

Dr. Parks is a Professor of Diagnostic Sciences in the Oral Pathology, Medicine & Radiology...

Dr. V. Kim Kutsch

Dr. Kutsch is the founding President of the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry and the...

Bruce Ouellette, DDS

Bruce Ouellette, DDSDr. Ouellette received his dental degree from the University of Maryland in...

Dr Mark Anthony Limosani

Dr Mark Anthony Limosani received his DMD. degree from the University of Montreal in 2007. Since...

Dr. John A. Khademi

Dr. John A. Khademi received his DDS from the University of California San Francisco, and his...

Karen A. Schulze, DDS, PhD

Karen A. Schulze, DDS, PhD Dr. Schulze is an Associate Professor in the Department of Integrated...

Timothy J. Caruso, PT, MBA

Timothy J. Caruso, PT, MBA is a practicing physical therapist who is nationally known as a...

Debra Z. Sabatini, RDH

As a keynote speaker Debra Z. Sabatini, RDH, specializes in marketing progressive informational,...

Theresa M. Johnson, RDH, MBA

Theresa M. Johnson, RDH, MBATheresa Johnson is a Clinical Educator for DENTSPLY Professional,...

Renee' Graham, RDH, MEd

Renee' Graham, RDH, MEd Renee' is the Southeast Clinical Educator for DENTSPLY Professional. Renee...

Julie MacGregor, MS MBA

Julie MacGregor, MS MBA, is President and CEO at Global Safety Management, a provider of innovative...

Eric Nuss

Eric Nuss leads the Business Solutions Department of Henry Schein Dental. As part of this offering...

Shane Ricci, DDS, FAGD

Shane Ricci, DDS, FAGD, attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio,...

Mark E. Hyman, DDS

Mark E. Hyman, DDSDr. Hyman is a renowned, full-time practicing dentist in Greensboro, NC, and a...

Colleen Rutledge, RDH

Colleen Rutledge, RDH is a dental hygiene consultant, national speaker, practicing hygienist and...

David Fantarella, DMD

David Fantarella, DMD, has been in practice as a general dentist in Hamden and North Haven, CT, for...

Martin B. Goldstein DMD, FAGD

Martin B. Goldstein DMD, FAGD, is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental...

Elizabeth Nies, RDH, BS

Elizabeth Nies, RDH, BS has been a clinical hygienist for 30 years. As evidence of her commitment...

Dr. Håkan Engqvist

Dr. Håkan Engqvist is a Professor in Materials Science and the Director of the Ångström Materials...

G. Franklin Shull, Jr., DMD

G. Franklin Shull, Jr., DMDDr. Shull graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina School...

Scott MacLean, DDS, FADI, FACD, FICD, FPFA

Scott MacLean, DDS, FADI, FACD, FICD, FPFADr. Scott MacLean is currently a part-time clinical...

Scott Benjamin, DDS

Scott Benjamin, DDS Dr. Scott Benjamin is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine...

Jan LeBeau, RDH

Jan LeBeau, RDH Jan LeBeau has been in the practice and education of dental hygiene for over 30...

Sonia S Leziy

Sonia S. Leziy, DDS, received her dental degree from McGill University and post-graduate degree in...

Noel Kelsch RDH, RDHAP, AS, BS

Noel Kelsch RDH, RDHAP, AS, BS Noel Kelsch is an international speaker, writer, researcher and...

Marhya Kelsch LCSW, MSW, BSW, AA

Noel Kelsch RDH, RDHAP, AS, BS Noel Kelsch is an international speaker, writer, researcher and...

Louis R. Kaufman, DDS

Louis R. Kaufman, DDS Louis R. Kaufman, DDS, is a nationally recognized educator, author, and...

Dr. Douglas A. Young

Bernadette Alvear Fa, DDS, BS, CPT Dr. Bernadette Alvear Fa is an assistant professor with the...

Lynn Marsh

Lynn Marsh, RDH, EdD Lynn Marsh is an associate professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at...

Dr. Steven R. Jefferies

Dr. Steven R. Jefferies is a Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry, Maurice H....

Brad Potter, DDS, MS

Brad Potter, DDS, MS Dr. Brad Potter graduated from Northwestern University School of Dentistry...

Dr. David Feinerman

David Feinerman, DMD, MD Dr. David Feinerman is a Board-certified Oral Maxillofacial Surgeon in...

Marcia A. Loo, DDS

Marcia A. Loo, DDS Dr. Loo is an Assistant Professor with Department of Integrated...

Mouchumi Bhattacharyya, PhD

Mouchumi Bhattacharyya, PhD Dr. Bhattacharyya is a Professor of Statistics in the Department of...

Robert W. Berg, DMD

Robert W. Berg, DMDDr. Robert W. Berg received his DMD degree from Tufts University School of...

Richard Champagne DMD, FAGD

Richard Champagne DMD, FAGDDr. Richard Champagne received his dental degree from Fairleigh...

Richard Nagelberg, DDS

Richard H. Nagelberg, DDS Dr. Richard Nagelberg has been practicing general dentistry in suburban...

Dr. Sam J. Halabo

Dr. Sam J. Halabo Dr. Sam J. Halabo is an accomplished national and international speaker,...

Stuart J. Froum, DDS

Stuart J. Froum, DDS Dr. Froum is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He earned...

Sang-Choon Cho, DDS

Sang-Choon Cho, DDS Dr. Cho is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Director of the Advanced...

Peter Michael Loomer, BSc, DDS, PhD, MRCD

Peter Michael Loomer, BSc, DDS, PhD, MRCD Dr. Loomer is the Chairman and Clinical Professor of...

Dr. Aikaterini Georgantza

Dr. Aikaterini Georgantza Dr. Georgantza obtained her dental degree from the Aristotle...

Takanori Suzuki, DDS, PhD

Takanori Suzuki, DDS, PhD Dr. Suzuki graduated from the Nippon Dental University College of Life...

Yung Cheng Paul, Yu DDS

Yung Cheng Paul, Yu DDS Dr. Yu graduated from Dental School in 1997 at Universita’ Sapienza in...

Foroud Hakim, DDS

Foroud Hakim, DDS Dr. Hakim earned his DDS in 1991 from the University of the Pacific (UP),...

Bernadette Alvear Fa, DDS

Bernadette Alvear Fa, DDS Dr. Fa is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrated...

Shika Gupta BDS, DDS

Shika Gupta BDS, DDS Dr. Gupta is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Integrated...

John F. Weston DDS, FAACD

John F. Weston DDS, FAACD Dr. John Weston, is a native Californian who received his doctorate...

R. Paul McGraw DDS, FAGD

R. Paul McGraw DDS, FAGD Dr. McGraw received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the...

Rishi Kothari, DDS

Rishi Kothari, DDS has a private practice in orthodontics in Olean, NY. AUTHORS DISCLOSURES: The...

Yogi Kothari, DMD

Yogi Kothari, DMD is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics. and an Assistant Professor...

Wael Y. Elias, DMD

Wael Y. Elias, DMD is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and the...

Abdulfatah A. Hanoun, DDS, G.Dip, M.Sc

Abdulfatah A. Hanoun, DDS, G.Dip, M.Sc is a visiting research scholar and post-doctoral fellow in...

Dr. Jeffrey Gruneich

Prior to Provia Laboratories, Dr. Jeffrey Gruneich was a worldwide biobanking specialist for IBM...