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Awards and Accolades

Dr. McGuire, DDS, FICD, FACD is the author of over eighty-five peer reviewed and published scientific manuscripts, an unparalleled achievement for someone in full time private practice. He is the founder and chairman of the McGuire Institute, a not for profit practice-based clinical research network.

His research has received the American Academy of Periodontology’s highest recognition for excellence, four times earning the Robinson Regeneration Award and twice the Clinical Research Award. He is also the recipient of the Academy’s prestigious Master Clinician Award and the Academy’s highest honor, the Gold Medal Award. In 2015 he received the William J. Gies Periodontology Award for his distinguished achievement in periodontology.

Dr. McGuire is past Chairman of the American Board of Periodontology. He has served as president of numerous dental organizations, including the American Academy of Periodontology and the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation. He is a voting member of the FDA Dental Products Devices Panel.


CONTACT:
Phone: 713-783-5442
E-Mail: mkmperio@periohealth.com
Website: www.periohealth.com

Dr. Richard E. Bauer, III, DMD, MD is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh Schools of Dental Medicine and Medicine. Dr. Bauer completed his residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He has served on multiple committees for the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and was a full-time faculty member and Residency Program Director at the University of Pittsburgh in the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He established his private practice that is focused on dental implant therapy and corrective jaw surgery. He maintains clinical appointments in multiple departments and local hospitals. He has been active in research with focuses on hard and soft tissue regeneration and computer assisted surgery. He continues to collaborate locally, nationally and internationally on advancing the field of oral and facial regeneration and reconstruction.


CONTACT:
Phone: 412-532-9720
E-Mail: dr.bauer@ofpittsburgh.com
Website: www.OFSPittsburgh.com

Dr. Tyler D. Borg graduated from Xavier University before attending the University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine where he served as Class and Student Body President. While at The University of Colorado, Dr. Borg was awarded the American Academy of Periodontology Award, The American Academy of Implant Dentistry Award, The Academy of Osseointegration Award, The Colorado Dental Association Student Excellence Award, and also completed research on Dental Implants.

Dr. Borg completed his specialty training in Periodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and received a Master’s Degree in Dental Science. At The University of Texas Dr. Borg conducted clinical research in bone grafting and dental implants. Dr. Borg is the recipient of the John F. Prichard Award for excellence in clinical research from the Southwest Society of Periodontists as well as the Kenneth D. Rudd award for completion of over 100 hours of continuing education annually. Dr. Borg is the recipient of the Maria Yueng Research Award from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and also the AAP Foundation Robert S. Schoor Award.

In addition to maintaining his private practice Dr. Borg serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgical Dentistry at The University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Borg also serves on the Colorado State Dental Board Anesthesia Committee and is the Chair of the Anesthesia Committee for the American Academy of Periodontology. Dr. Borg is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.


CONTACT:
Phone: 303-469-6375
E-Mail: tyler.borg@me.com

Dr. Donald S. Clem III, DDS received his DDS at Loyola University of Chicago. He then completed a General Practice Residency at the North Chicago VA Medical Center and Great Lakes Naval Regional Medical Center. Dr. Clem completed his periodontal specialty training at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1984. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He has served the profession in many compacities including President of the California Society of Periodontists, President of the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation, President of the American Academy of Periodontology.

He is the recipient of numerous awards including Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Periodontics by the California Society of Periodontists, 4 Special Citations from the American Academy of Periodontlogy, The Clinical Research Award from the AAP. He is a fellow in the American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists and the Pierre Fuchard Academy.

Dr. Clem has lectured extensively throughout the world and has published over 20 articles or textbook chapters.


CONTACT:
Phone: 714-441-0436
E-Mail: dscdds@aol.com
Website: www.fullertonperio.com

Bradley DeGroot, DDS, MS, received a Bachelor of Science degree (Summa Cum Laude) and his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree (Summa Cum Laude) from Marquette University. While there, he was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Society, a national honorary organization for dentists. Following his dental training, Dr. DeGroot completed a 3 year residency in periodontics and dental implants and the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. While there, Dr. DeGroot completed research and successfully defended his thesis on placement protocols for immediate implant placement. Following the completion of his residency, Dr. DeGroot moved to Chicago and began in private practice. He currently practices as a partner of Periodontal Medicine and Surgical Specialists with 3 locations in the greater Chicago area.

Dr. DeGroot continues to research, teach, and publish nationally and internationally on the topics of periodontal surgery, complex treatment planning, bone and tissue augmentation, and dental implant surgery. He is an ad hoc reviewer for the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and is an active member in the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Illinois Dental Society, Chicago Dental Society, and is the current president of the Illinois Society of Periodontists. He holds a certificate and licence to provide conscious sedation services and is on staff at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital (Park Ridge, IL).


CONTACT:
Phone: 630-627-3930
E-Mail: periodontalmedicine.org
Website: periodontistchicago.org

Dr. Thomas Glazier hails from Newnan, GA. After obtaining his D.D.S., M.S.D. degree from Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry, Dr. Glazier completed a residency in periodontics, dental implant surgery and IV conscious sedation at VCU where he received a certificate in periodontics as well as an M.S.D. degree for his clinical trial work on autologous leukocyte-platelet rich fibrin in osseous regeneration. He currently maintains a private practice limited to periodontal and dental implant surgery in Richmond, Virginia, with Drs. Chris Richardson, Ben Overstreet, and John White. His clinical interests include peri-implant disease management and soft-tissue regeneration. In his spare time, Dr. Glazier is an avid drummer and enjoys spending time with his wife, Lauren, their baby daughter, Lilly, and their two goldendoodles.


CONTACT:
Phone: 804-794-7094
Website: richmondperioonline.com

Dr. Rick Heard, DDS, MS, a native of Victoria, received his Doctorate in Dental Surgery from the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. He continued training there for three more years to receive his Certificate and Masters of Science in Periodontics and Implantology. Following his residency, he became a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology meaning he has fulfilled the highest standards of his profession.

Dr. Heard is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, American Dental Association, Southwest Society of Periodontists, Texas Dental Association, Texas Society of Periodontists, and Guadalupe Valley Dental Society. He is the co-founder of the Victoria Area Interdisciplinary Dental Study Club and the Victoria Area Dental Hygiene Study Club. He holds numerous positions in some of these societies as a means of service to his professional community. Prior to returning to Victoria, Dr. Heard was the course director and clinical professor of periodontics and implantology at the UTHSCSA Dental School in the General Practice and Advanced Education in General Dentistry Residencies. Dr. Heard also enjoys lecturing on his specialty to local societies and within the community of Victoria.

He values providing for his patients the following therapies: treatment of periodontal disease, dental implants, periodontal plastic surgery, oral medicine, and esthetic procedures coordinated with restorative dentistry. It is his goal to provide exemplary care for his patients, and raise the level of awareness in our region for oral health care needs. This can only be accomplished through his ongoing efforts at continuing education thereby staying abreast of state of the art treatment modalities, educating each person as to their individual oral healthcare needs, and being given the privilege to treat each individual in an ideal manner.


CONTACT:
Phone: 361-573-1014
E-Mail: heardaboutperio@gmail.com
Website: www.heardaboutperio.com

Dr. Ashley Hoders ,DMD, MSD, FACP grew up in Fort Lauderdale, FL and graduated from the George Washington University, where she was also a Division I All-American Student Athlete (swimming).

Ashley received her DMD degree from the University of Florida College of Dentistry and earned her MS with certificates in Periodontics and Prosthodontics at the University of Texas in San Antonio. She is the first woman to complete this dual specialty program and is the only female to hold the distinction of being a Diplomate and Fellow of the American Board of Periodontology as well as the American Board of Prosthodontics in the country.

Dr. Hoders has contributed to advancing the fields of periodontics, prosthodontics, implant dentistry, and oral health education through her published research. She is the co-founder of SPEAR Hygiene and is extremely active in serving her community as a leader and member of several study clubs. She is a visiting faculty at University of Washington and is an ad-hoc reviewer for the Journal of Esthetic & Restorative Dentistry and the International Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry. She was recently elected an active member of the prestigious American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and is passionate about collaborating with other dentists and specialists to best serve patients using a team approach.

Ashley has been enjoying the Pacific Northwest since 2015 with her husband Jeremy and rescue-pup Rambo as she joined Dr. Jim Janakievski in private practice.


CONTACT:
Phone: 253-752-6622
E-Mail: aorcharddmd@gmail.com

Dr. Jim Janakievski received his D.D.S. from the University of Toronto, which was followed by a general practice residency. After several years in general practice, he completed his post-graduate training at the University of Washington, where he received a certificate in Periodontology with a M.S.D. degree and a fellowship in Prosthodontics. He began his academic position at the University of Washington as assistant director of Graduate Periodontics and is currently an affiliate assistant professor.

Dr. Janakievski is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. He is a reviewer for several dental journals and has published in the area of interdisciplinary dentistry, dental implants and tooth autotransplantation. Dr. Janakievski teaches at Spear Education in Scottsdale Arizona. In addition, he participates in practice based clinical research through the McGuire Institute. He maintains a private practice in Tacoma, Washington.

He values providing for his patients the following therapies: treatment of periodontal disease, dental implants, periodontal plastic surgery, oral medicine, and esthetic procedures coordinated with restorative dentistry. It is his goal to provide exemplary care for his patients, and raise the level of awareness in our region for oral health care needs. This can only be accomplished through his ongoing efforts at continuing education thereby staying abreast of state of the art treatment modalities, educating each person as to their individual oral healthcare needs, and being given the privilege to treat each individual in an ideal manner.


CONTACT:
Phone: 253-752-6622
E-Mail: jim@oralhealthspecialists.com
Website: www.oralhealthspecialists.com

Dr. Mandelaris attended the University of Michigan from undergraduate through dental school. He completed a post-graduate residency program at the University of Louisville, School of Dentistry, where he obtained a certificate in the speciality of Periodontology as well as a Master of Science (M.S.) degree in Oral Biology. Dr. Mandelaris is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery and has served as an examiner for Part II (oral examination) of the American Board of Periodontology’s certification process. He is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Graduate Periodontics at the University of Illinois, College of Dentistry (Chicago, IL) as well as the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine (Ann Arbor, MI). Dr. Mandelaris is a Fellow in both the American and International College of Dentists.

Dr. Mandelaris serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for the Journal of Periodontology, the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry, and the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants. He has published over 30 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals and has authored eight chapters in seven different textbooks used worldwide on subjects related to computer guided implantology, CT/CBCT diagnostics and surgically facilitated orthodontic therapy (SFOT).

Dr. Mandelaris is one of the recipients of the 2017 American Academy of Periodontology’s (AAP) Clinical Research Award, an award given to the most outstanding scientific article with direct clinical relevance in Periodontics. A nationally recognized expert, he was appointed by AAP to co-chair the Best Evidence Consensus Workshop on the use of CBCT Imaging in Periodontics as well as co-author the national guidelines. In 2018, he was recognized with American Academy of Periodontology’s Special Citation Award. Dr. Mandelaris is the 2018 recipient of The Saul Schluger Memorial Award for Clinical Excellence in Diagnosis and Treatment Planning.

Dr. Mandelaris is a Past President of the Illinois Society of Periodontists and has served on several committees for the American Academy of Periodontology and is one of the AAPs recommended speakers on topics related to periodontics-orthodontics and imaging/implant surgery. He is a key-opinion leader for several industry leaders and holds memberships in many professional organizations, including the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and the American Society of Bone and Mineral Research.

Dr. Mandelaris is in private practice at Periodontal Medicine & Surgical Specialists, LTD in Chicago, Park Ridge and Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois. He limits his practice to Periodontology, Dental Implant Surgery, Bone Reconstruction and Tissue Engineering Surgery.


CONTACT:
Phone: 630-627-3930
E-Mail: gmandelaris@periodontalmedicine.org
Website: Periodontalmedicine.org

Dr. Pamela McClain maintains a full time private practice in periodontics incorporating clinical research and is an Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Surgical Dentistry at the School of Dental Medicine, University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus. She served as Research Professor at the University of Maryland Dental School, Department of Periodontics from 1994 - 2001. Dr. McClain is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, Past President of the American Academy of Periodontology (AAP - 2012) as well as the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation (2018) and has been active on numerous committees with the AAP and other organizations. She co-chaired the AAP International Workshop on Regeneration in 2014, and currently sits on the Board of the Osteology Foundation where she has chaired several national and international meetings. Dr. McClain has received a number of prestigious awards for her research and other accomplishments including the Master Clinician Award from the AAP. She lectures on a variety of topics in the United States and abroad and has 26 publications in professional journals and books.


CONTACT:
Phone: 303-696-7885
E-Mail: periopam@aol.com
Website: www.periocolorado.com

Dr. David Meister, DMD, MS received his dental education at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, with high distinction. Dr. Meister received his Certificate in Periodontics, implant, conscious sedation and a master’s degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and is in private practice limited to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Meister currently serves as an committee member and officer for various local dental organizations and is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, International Team of Implantology, Southern Academy of Periodontology and Nashville Dental Society. His clinical interest include tissue engineering for periodontal regeneration, non-clinical interest include traveling and spending time with his wife and two children.


CONTACT:
Phone: 615-297-8973
E-Mail: drmeister@tnperio.com
Website: tnperio.com

Dr. Takanari Miyamoto received his D.D.S. and M.B.A from Creighton University. In addition, Dr. Miyamoto obtained his M.S. from Boston University and a Ph.D. from Nihon University. Dr. Miyamoto serves as a Department Chairman and an Associate Professor at Creighton University for 10 years and currently he has a private practice limited to Periodontics and Dental Implants in La Vista NE. He is also an adjunctive faculty member at the College of Dentistry – University of Nebraska.

Dr. Miyamoto is a recipient of the Bud and Linda Tarrson Fellowship. The fellowship, offered through the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation, is the most prestigious career development award offered to the periodontists. Since 1998, the fellowship has been awarded annually to only one periodontist in United States.Furthermore, he is named as an “Evidence-Based Champion” by the American Dental Association. He received the Educator Award of Excellence in Teaching and Mentoring Periodontics from American Academy of Periodontology (AAP) multiple times. Dr. Miyamoto is currently a member of the editorial advisory board for the Journal of Periodontology and the editorial board for the Journal of Oral Science. He is a member of Honor Dental Society – Omicron Kappa Upsilon and is also a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He has also served as a president of the Nebraska Society of Periodontics and president elect of Omaha District Dental Society. He has also served on the Board of Directors of Southwest Society of Periodontists (District 5 American Academy of Periodontology) and the Omaha District Dental Society Board, is a Delegate to the Nebraska Dental Association House of the Delegates. Dr. Miyamoto’s memberships include the American Dental Association, the Nebraska Dental Association, Omaha District Dental Society, the American Academy of Periodontology, Southwest Society of Periodontists, the Nebraska Soceity of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration, the International Association for Dental Research, the American Dental Association, the American Dental Education Association, Spear Education and the OBI Foundation for Bioesthetic Dentistry. Dr. Miyamoto has published numerous peer review articles and is an author of a periodontal text book published by Quintessence. He has given over 120 continuing education lectures nationally and internationally to dental and medical communities on the topics of periodontics and dental implants in his short career as a dental educator. Dr. Miyamoto is aslo the founder of numerous entities and study clubs such as Metro West Seminars, Metro West Orthodontics and Periodontics LLC, Dental Tracks LLC, Anatomy and Dental Implant Institute LLC, Perio Health Institute Japan LLC and Perio Health Institute Pacific-Rim LLC.


CONTACT:
Phone: 402-614-7022
E-Mail: takanarimiyamoto@aol.com

Dr. Craig Misch received certificates in prosthodontics and oral implantology as well as a Master of Dental Science from the University of Pittsburgh. Thereafter he acted as Co-Director of the University of Pittsburgh Oral Implantology Center. He then completed specialty training in oral and maxillofacial surgery in Pittsburgh and is board certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Misch is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Florida and UAB in the departments of periodontics and prosthodontics. He serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants, Implant Dentistry and the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. He practices as a dual specialist in Sarasota, Florida.


CONTACT:
Phone: 941-957-6444
E-Mail: omfs1985@yahoo.com

Dr. Marc Nevins, DMD, MMSc, PC serves as the Co-Editor of the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry . He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and is in the private practice of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry in Boston, Massachusetts. He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Nevins graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and he received his Certificate for Graduate Training in Periodontology and a Master of Medical Sciences in Oral Biology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Nevins has research interests in Clinical Applications of Tissue Engineering for Regenerative Periodontics and Implant Dentistry.


CONTACT:
Phone: 617-720-0285
E-Mail: marc_nevins@hms.harvard.edu
Website: www.marcnevinsdmd.com

Dr. Stephen Pickering, DDS, MSD received his DDS at UCSF in 1977. He practiced general dentistry in Belmont California for 19 years. During this time he taught restorative dentistry at UCSF and achieved Associate Clinical Professor status in 1988. He attended the University of Washington in Seattle to complete his residency in Graduate Periodontics (1996-1999), and earn his Master’s degree for his research. He currently practices periodontics and implant dentistry in San Mateo California. Dr. Pickering is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, The American Dental Association, The California Dental Association, The San Mateo County Dental Society, The Academy of Osseointegration, and he has been elected into the American College of Dentistry, the Peirre Fauchard Society, and OKU. He has been president of the San Mateo County Dental Society, Trustee to the California Dental Association, and is the current president of the California Society of Periodontists. He is also active on committees at the AAP. His non-professional interests include music, golf, art, and spending time with his wife Jan, daughters, and grandchildren.


CONTACT:
Phone: 650-348-4030
E-Mail: srpick@aol.com
Website: www.peninsulaperio.com

Dr. Bryan Pope, DMD, MSD received his D.M.D. from Boston University School of Dentistry, which was followed by one-year of hospital-based residency. After several years in private practice, he received a certificate with a M.S.D. degree from the periodontal/implant graduate residency program at the University of Washington in Seattle, WA. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and is involved with ongoing dental implant research and development of new technologies. He is the director of the Peninsula Study Club; a group focused on the utilization interdisciplinary approaches to treatment. Dr. Pope maintains a private practice in San Mateo, California.

Dr. Pope is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, American and California Dental Associations, California Society of Periodontists, Western Society of Periodontology, Society of Contemporary and Progressive Periodontics, San Mateo County Dental Society.


CONTACT:
Phone: 650-348-4030
E-Mail: bipope@gmail.com
Website: www.peninsulaperio.com

Dr. Chris R. Richardson, DMD, MS currently practices as a full time private practice clinician in Richmond, Virginia, and has served the Richmond community for over 22 years. He is also an adjunct clinical professor in the Graduate Periodontics Clinic at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry and received the 2018 AAP Educator Award at VCU. Dr. Richardson is a Board Certified Periodontist by the American Board of Periodontology, and has served in numerous leadership roles in his local, state, regional and national organizations. He is a Past President of the Richmond Dental Society and the Southern Academy of Periodontology. He has served on the Board of Directors for the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation and currently serves as the Vice-President of the American Academy of Periodontology. Dr. Richardson serves on the Editorial Board for the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry and maintains an active membership in the American Academy of Periodontology, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Dental Association, and the Virginia Dental Association. He is a former AAP Kramer Award recipient, a Fellow of the Virginia Dental Association and the International College of Dentists, received the 2017 AAP Clinical Research Award, 2017 AAP Special Citation and is a recipient of the Harry Lyons Award from the Richmond Dental Society. He has two wonderful children and an amazing wife.


CONTACT:
Phone: 804-794-7094
E-Mail: periodocusa@comcast.net
Website: www.richmondperioonline.com

Dr. Rossi trained in periodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry, receiving his Master of Dental Science in Periodontics and completing a one-year fellowship from the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He also completed his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston. Dr. Rossi, who serves as a part-time dental professor at his alma mater, has specialized in periodontics since 2014. Dr. Rossi is an expert in regenerative periodontal therapy and soft and hard tissue reconstruction, as well as aesthetic periodontal services that make his patients look and feel their best.

A native Houstonian, Dr. Rossi graduated from St. Thomas High School and received baccalaureates in biology and theology from the University of St. Thomas.


CONTACT:
Phone: 713-783-5442
E-Mail: amrperio@periohealth.com
Website: periohealth.com

Dr. Gregory A. Santarelli is a graduate of Arizona State University and Marquette University School of Dentistry. He completed a yearlong general dentistry residency at the University of Iowa hospital and clinics. Dr. Santarelli's training continued with an intensive internship in OMS at the Medical College of Virginia. He completed his four-year residency in OMS at Christiana Care Health Systems in Wilmington, Delaware. As Chief Resident, Dr. Santarelli traveled to Cambodia with "Health Volunteers Overseas" to participate in a two-week surgical program. Dr. Santarelli's professional dental affiliations include the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, Kenosha County Dental Society, Wisconsin Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a staff member at United Hospital Systems and Aurora Medical Center. Dr. Santarelli, an avid golfer, also enjoys traveling and coaching his sons' sports teams. He and his wife, Joya have two boys Rocky and Valentino "Tino." They reside in Kenosha, Wisconsin.


CONTACT:
Phone: 262-654-6770
E-Mail: greg@wisnova.com

Dr. Rachel Schallhorn, DDS, MS is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and is currently in private practice in Aurora, Colorado. She has been in practice since 2009 and is experienced and proficient in diagnosis and treatment of periodontal disease, regenerative procedures, dental implant placement and a range of cosmetic and corrective periodontal procedures. In addition to private practice, Dr. Schallhorn is also actively involved in clinical, practice-based research and is an active member of several local and national dental organizations. She has served on the board for the Rocky Mountain Society of Periodontists and was the president of the society during the 2013 year. She also serves on the Practice Management and Marketing committee for the American Academy of Periodontology. Dr. Schallhorn has published articles in the Journal of Periodontology and the Academy of General Dentistry’s Journal General Dentistry.

Dr. Schallhorn received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Capital University in Columbus, Ohio graduating Suma Cum Laude with a major in biology and a minor in chemistry. Upon completion of her undergraduate education, Dr. Schallhorn attended the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. While at the University of Michigan, Dr. Schallhorn was the recipient of an academic scholarship as well as the Michigan Periodontal Alumni Award. She also received a national award from the American Academy of Periodontology for her scholastic achievements upon graduation from dental school and was inducted into the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Society, a national academic honorary organization for dentists. Dr. Schallhorn completed her post-graduate periodontics residency at the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in San Antonio, Texas. In combination with comprehensive training in the specialty of periodontics, Dr. Schallhorn also earned a Masters of Biomedical Science. Following completion of her residency, Dr. Schallhorn was selected as one of three finalists in the country for the 2009 Kramer Scholar Award for Excellence. In addition, she was a finalist in the 2009 Balint Orban Prize for clinical research and the 2009 Prichard Prize for excellence in research.


CONTACT:
Phone: 303-696-7885
E-Mail: rachel_1028@yahoo.com
Website: www.periocolorado.com

Dr. Scheyer attended dental school at The Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University from which he graduated Magna Cum Laude earning clinical and research awards. Dr Scheyer received his Certificate in Periodontics, Conscious Sedation and a Masters Degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio and School of Biomedical Science, clinically focusing on Perio-Prosthetic Regeneration. Dr. Scheyer was awarded the John F. Prichard Award for graduate research in February 2001. Dr. Scheyer was awarded both the AAP “Clinical Research Award” and the “Robinson Regeneration Award” in 2010 and 2017. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Scheyer has and currently serves as an officer and committee member for many outstanding dental organizations. He has served as Senior District 5 Trustee for the American Academy of Periodontology and is Past President of the Southwest Society of Periodontists and of the Texas Society of Periodontists. He is in private practice limited to Periodontics and Implant Reconstructive Dentistry in Houston, Texas. Dr. Scheyer is a Clinical Assistant Instructor at the University of Texas Dental Branch-Houston and Guest Lecturer for the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. He is now actively involved with research, advocacy for safe dentistry and is a leader in his specialty, as well as, in the broader field of dentistry.


CONTACT:
Phone: 713-783-5442
E-Mail: etsperio@periohealth.com
Website: www.periohealth.com

Dr. Deno Tiboris, DMD, is a third-generation dentist and always knew he wanted to enter the field of dentistry. He is a board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon at the WisNova Institute of Dental Specialists in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

He earned his bachelors degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison followed by attending Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, where he received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree. Afterward, he completed his oral surgery residency at the Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C.

Dr. Tiboris enjoys practicing a broad range of oral surgery procedures. Besides commonly performed procedures related to dental implants and oral pathology, he has a particular interest in corrective jaw surgery as well. He has spent time in Europe learning the most advanced techniques in autogenous (patient's own) bone grafting, which has made implant placement possible for many people that have previously been told they were not candidates. He's performed thousands of implant and bone grafting procedures and has specialty training in metal-free zirconia implants.

Dr. Tiboris has several professional affiliations, including being a fellow of the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, diplomat of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, and a fellow of the American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.

He's also a member of the Wisconsin Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (President 2017-2018), American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, and Kenosha County Dental Society. He continues to serve as an advisor for his national society's political action committee.

In his free time, Dr. Tiboris loves spending quality time with his wife, Dr. Mary Ballard, and his son, Brandt and daughter, Molly. He also enjoys cooking, skiing and playing his violin. He and his wife love to travel and have been to over 30 countries on 5 continents. When time allows, he loves attending football games at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.


CONTACT:
Phone: 262-654-6770
E-Mail: deno@wisnova.com

Dr. Greg Toback, DMD, MS received his Bachelor of Science from St. John’s University (magna cum laude) in 1991, and his Doctorate of Dental Medicine from the University of Connecticut in 1995 (Award for Excellence in Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry). Following completion of his dental degree, Dr. Toback pursued advanced training in periodontics and dental implants at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. In 1998, Dr. Toback returned to Connecticut to begin private practice with Shoreline Periodontics.

Dr. Toback was an appointed faculty at UCONN School of Dental Medicine from 1998 – 2007. As an assistant clinical professor during that time, he spent one day per week providing clinical and lecture instruction to dental students and periodontal residents. He now returns to UCONN as a guest lecturer and instructor as his schedule permits. Dr. Toback frequently lectures on a variety of surgical topics at dental meetings, to dental societies, hygienist societies and dental study clubs. Dr. Toback lectures regularly for Biomet-3i and founded the curriculum for the Periodontics Business Skills Academy.

Dr. Toback has authored papers in major periodontal and dental implant journals. In addition, he holds a certificate and license to provide services in conscious sedation. Treating patients with anxiety and apprehension holds special interest for Dr. Toback.

Dr. Toback is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He is also a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association, Connecticut Dental Society, Connecticut Society of Periodontics, and New London County Dental Society.


CONTACT:
Phone: 860-443-2428
E-Mail: drtoback@shorelineperio.com
Website: www.shorelineperio.com

Dr. Diego Velásquez, DDS, MSD is a graduate of the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana School of Dentistry, Colombia. He was awarded an Ambassadorial Scholarship by The Rotary Foundation that allowed him to complete his postdoctoral training in Prosthodontics and Dental Materials at Indiana University School of Dentistry where he also received a Masters degree in Science of Dentistry. He went on to complete a residency in Periodontics at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.

Dr. Velásquez works in private practice in Fenton, Michigan and is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the School of Dentistry of The University of Michigan.

He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and is currently a member of the peer review panel of the Journal of Periodontology, Clinical Advances in Periodontics, and a consultant of The International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. He is part of the Expert Council of The Osteology Foundation, has published a number of articles on prosthodontics, periodontics and dental implant related topics and has lectured nationally and internationally.

Dr. Velásquez is a recipient of the prestigious “Dr. and Mrs. Gerald M. Kramer Scholarship for Excellence” award of the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation. His private practice based research activity has been recognized by the American Academy of Periodontology by receiving The Clinical Research Award in 2017. He is active in numerous professional associations serving on leadership positions in different capacities. He is past president of the Midwest Society of Periodontology and currently president of the Michigan Periodontal Association and President of the American Academy of Periodontology Foundation.


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