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. Frederic Poirier

Dr. Poirier is a general practice dentist who graduated with his dental degree from the University...

Dr. Jack D. Griffin Jr

Dr Griffin is a full-time practitioner and has owned multiple practices in the St Louis area for...

Royann Royer, CDA, RDH, MPH

Royann Royer has been a dental professional in education, private practice, and public health...

Kathy Bassett, BSDH, RDH, MEd

Kathy Bassett is a 1980 graduate of Eastern Washington University with more than 40 years of...

Melissa Shotell DMD, MS

Dr. Shotell is a board-certified orthodontist and practices in a multi-specialty practice in Sonora...

Robert Gellin, DMD

Dr. Gellin attended dental school in Kentucky and earned his DMD in 1980. He went on to complete...

Zachary Evans, DMD, PhD

Dr. Evans earned his DMD, PhD, and completed his residency in periodontics at the Medical...

John Kanca III, DMD

Dr. Kanca, a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine, is known...

PERRY E. JONES, DDS, MAGD, IADFE

Dr. Jones is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University and an adjunct faculty associate...

Dr. Brian Cotant

Dr. Cotant graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry program, fulfilling a...

Dr. Roloando Nunez

Dr. Rolando Nunez received this dental degree from Central University of Venezuela in 1997. He...

Dr. Daron Clark

Dr. Daron Clark received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Mississippi College. He...

Dr. Daniel Butterman

Dr. Daniel Butterman is a 1994 graduate of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He also...

Dr. Wally Renne

Dr. Renne is a 2003 graduate of the College of Charleston and a 2008 graduate of the Medical...

Dr. Nishan Odabashian

Dr. Nishan Odabashian received his DMD degree from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in...

Lisa Smith, MBA

Lisa Smith has over 10 years of experience as the Director of Downtown Dental in Nashville, TN....

Liviu Steier, Prof. Dr. med. dent.

Liviu Steier, Prof. Dr. med. dent. Dr. Steier, a specialist in prosthodontics and endodontics...

Danielle M. Lombardi, DDS

Dr. Lombardi is completing her final year of residency in Pediatric Dentistry at New York...

William H. Lieberman, DDS, MBA

 Dr. Lieberman is a Clinical Associate Professor and serves as the Co-Director of Pediatric...

DORY STUTMAN, DDS, AAACD, FICOI

A Long Island native, Dr. Stutman earned his dental degree from the School of Graduate Dentistry at...

Thomas Giblin, BSc, BDent(Hons)

Dr. Giblin, a Specialist Prosthodontist, received the degree in dentistry from Sydney University...

Frédéric Poirier, DDS

Dr. Poirier received the dental degree from the University of Montreal in 1992, after also...

Tim Nolting, Dr MSc

Dr. Nolting received the Master of Science degree in implantology. He specializes in many fi elds,...

Noel Brandon-Kelsch, RDHAP, MS

Noel Brandon-Kelsch is an international speaker, writer, Registered Dental Hygienist in Alternative...

Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini, DDS

Dr. Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini graduated in 2007 from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. He...

Alessandro Agnini, DMD

Dr. Alessandro Agnini graduated in 1989 from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy. He...

Brian Wilk, DMD

Dr. Wilk received his dental degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine...

Robert Rosenfeld, DDS

Dr. Rosenfeld is a graduate of Cornell University and Northwestern University Dental School. He...

Joseph J. Porcu, DDS

Dr. Porcu graduated from Georgetown University Dental School in 1984 and has been in private...

Peter Gardel, DDS

Dr. Gardell graduated from NYU College of Dentistry and has a technology-based practice with an...

Dr. Elvio Durando

Dr. Durando graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry of the National University of La Plata in...

Bach Le, DDS, MD, FICD, FACD

Dr. Le completed his specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Oregon Health Sciences...

F. Kyle Yip, DDS, MS, MD

Dr. Yip is a lifelong native of Southern California. He completed an extensive education at the...

Douglas L. Lambert, DDS, FACD, FASD, FASDA, FICD, ABAD

Douglas L. Lambert graduated from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management and the...

Hiroshi Ueno, DDS, MSD

Dr. Ueno received the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree in 2006, graduating second in his class from...

Johnah C. Galicia, DMD, MS, PhD

Dr. Galicia received the certificate and master’s degree in endodontics from the University of...

Rob Sachs, Product Sales Specialist

Rob Sachs has worked with over 1,000 healthcare professionals over the last three years, helping...

Jasmin Haley, RDH, MSDH, CDA

Jasmin Haley received an AS degree in dental hygiene from Allegany College of Maryland, a BS degree...

Jeff Malec

Jeff Malec, Sr. Director CDS North America, HP Microsoft Corporation Jeff Malec, Sr. US....

David Broom

David Broom, Senior Director of Product and Business Development, TechCentral by Henry Schein One...

Peter Auster, DMD

Dr. Peter Auster has more than thirty years of experience in cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry...

Ann-Marie C. DePalma, CDA, RDH, MEd, FADIA, FAADH

Ann-Marie C. DePalma, CDA, RDH, MEd, FADIA, FAADH Ann-Marie is a graduate of the Forsyth School...

JULIANNA BAIR, DMD

Dr. Julianna Bair is a Board-certified pediatric dentist. As a pediatric dentist, she noticed that...

Lisa Dowst-Mayo, RDH, BSDH, MHA

Mrs. Dowst-Mayo received the Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene magna cum laude and the Master’s...

Gregory Gillespie, DDS

Gregory Gillespie, DDS Gregory Gillespie received his dental degree from the University of...

Douglas Sligting

Douglas Sligting is the founder and CEO of Ascent Practice Growth Strategies. Doug has spent his...

Stanley F. Malamed, DDS

Stanley F. Malamed, DDS A dentist anesthesiologist and emeritus professor of dentistry with the...

Claire Vann

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Lisandra Maisonet

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Sarah Clark, RDH, IPDH, CSMC

An innovative, inspiring speaker taking topics in dentistry and adding a refreshing spin. Sarah is...

Arkansas Dental Hygienists' Association

To improve the public's total health, the mission of the ADHA is to advance the art and science of...

James C. Cope, DDS

James C. Cope, DDS, graduated from the University of California at San Francisco Dental School...

Emily Boge, MPA, RDH, CDA

Emily Boge, MPA, RDH, CDA is the Dental Administrative Chair at Hawkeye Community College in...

Katrina M. Sanders, RDH, BSDH, M.Ed, RF

Katrina M. Sanders, RDH, BSDH, M.Ed, RF is a clinical dental hygienist, author, and international...

Nisha Ganesh, DD, MAEd S

Dr. Nisha Ganesh received the DDS degree from the Baltimore College of Dental Surgery at the...

Sal Rodas, MBA

Sal Rodas, MBA, is the chief product officer for SleepArchiTx and the executive director for the...

Payam Ataii, DMD, MBA

Payam Ataii, DMD, MBA, is an award-winning graduate of Tufts Dental School in Boston, Massachusetts...

Dr. Jagdeep Bijwadia

Dr Bijwadia has a consultative practice in pulmonary and sleep medicine at two locations associated...

Dr. Mark Cannon

Mark L. Cannon is a Professor of Otolaryngology, Division of Dentistry at Northwestern University,...

Dr. Coleman graduated cum laude from Stephen F. Austin State University in 1980 with a major in...

Peter Harnois, DDS, DAAFE

Dr. Peter Harnois has being practicing general and aesthetic dentistry in the Hinsdale, Illinois,...

Dr. Gregory Tuttle

For more than 29 years, Gregory K. Tuttle has maintained a solo private dental practice in...

Dr. Daniel Vasquez

Dr. Vasquez has been in private practice since 1999 in San Diego, California. Since acquiring his...

Marianne Dryer is a dynamic speaker, educator and corporate consultant in curriculum development....

Marianne Dryer is a dynamic speaker, educator and corporate consultant in curriculum development....

Dr. Lori Trost

Dr. Lori Trost is an accomplished dental educator who received her dental degree from Southern...

Mel Hawkins, DDS, BSCD AN, FADSA, DADBA

Dr. Hawkins received the DDS degree in 1973 from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto,...

Paul Homoly

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Keisuke Wada, DDS, PhD, DMSc, DMD

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Jaime Jimenez, DDS

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Stefan Fickl, DMD, PhD

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Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT

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Maurice A. Salama, DMD

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Monish Bhola, DDS, MSD

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Christian Coachman, DDS, CDT

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Joshua Epstein, DDS

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Robin Bethell, DDS

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Michael M. Mackay, PhD

The University of Memphis | U of M · Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, and Research...

Laurance Jerrold DDS, JD, ABO

Laurance Jerrold is a former Program Director for 4 ADA accredited orthodontic programs. His...

Christopher Canizares DMD

Christopher Canizares is currently a second year resident in Orthodontics and Dentofacial...

Vance Taylor is the Special Markets National Sales Manager for Henry Schein One and speaks publicly...

Adam McDaniel is the Group Practice Segment Manager at Henry Schein One. He oversees Product...

Dr. Eugen Buga

Dr. Eugen Buga is a Specialist in a field of Advanced Microscope Endodontics and Enhanced Dentistry...

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...

Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS

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

James P. Boyd, DDS

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

Tanya Bailey

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

Steve Anderson

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

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...