ABOUT THE PRESENTERS
Tim Donley, DDS
Dr. Donley is a leading expert in the treatment of gum disease and dental implants. Dr. Donley is a sought-after international speaker, teaching dentists and hygienists around the world the state of the art in dentistry. He co-authored the first-ever textbook (used in dental schools throughout the world) on modern ultrasonic treatment for gum disease. He graduated from the University of Notre Dame, Georgetown University School of Dentistry and then did his specialty residency at Indiana Medical Center in Indianapolis. Numerous other offices interested in providing the highest level of care to their patients have adopted his diagnostic and treatment protocols.
Jack D. Griffin, Jr., DMD
Dr. Jack D. Griffin is one of the most honored and awarded dentists in the country. Jack is one of a hand-full of dentists awarded by his peers Diplomat status with the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry (ABAD), accreditation with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), and Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). He considers it a great honor to have been asked to teach many dentists across the country how to meet their professional goals in various topics including practice management, digital photography, direct bonding techniques, cosmetic veneers, and CAD/CAM dentistry. He has lectured at many prestigious meetings and has been published in leading dental journals.
Jack graduated dental school from Southern Illinois University, where he received a student dentistry awards and then went on to complete a general dentistry residency at the University of Louisville in Kentucky, with an emphasis in advanced dental care in restorative dentistry, emergency care, implants, oral surgery, and special patient care. Dr. Griffin began his dental practice in Eureka in 1988.
Dr. Jack D. Griffin, Jr. is affiliated with many professional organizations including the following: American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Society for Dental Esthetics, American Orthodontic Society, International Association for Orthodontics, American Association for Functional Orthodontics, American Association of Implant Dentistry, Academy of Computerized Dentistry, and other professional organizations. He has taken over 2000 hours of continuing education since graduating dental school and his commitment to keep learning keeps him at the top of his profession.
Peter T. Harnois, DDS
Dr. Harnois graduated from University of Illinois College of Dentistry with honors in 1982. He was Class President for 3 years and received numerous awards for educational and clinical excellence. Dr. Harnois has been practicing dentistry in Hinsdale for over 30 years.
His philosophy is to provide the most gentle and minimally invasive cosmetic and metal-free dental treatments with natural results.
Dr. Harnois lectures internationally to properly educate his fellow dentists around the country on emerging technologies in dentistry that he utilizes in his own practice. He is the President of the Illinois American Academy of Facial Esthetics and trains dentists on Botox and dermal filler techniques.
Gerard Kugel, DMD, MS, PhD
Gerard Kugel, DMD, MS, PhD, is the Associate Dean for Research, and Professor of Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, MA. With an expertise in Clinical Research and Esthetic Dentistry, he is a reviewer for The New England Journal of Medicine, JADA, The Journal of Dental Materials, and the Journal of Prosthodontics. He is on the Editorial Board of the Clinical Dentistry & Research, The Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, and Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry. He is a Fellow in the American and International Colleges of Dentistry as well as the Academy of General Dentistry and the Academy of Dental Materials. Dr. Kugel is on the Board of Directors of the CR Foundation, and has his M.S. in Anatomy and Cellular Biology and his Ph.D. in Dental Materials. He received his Executive Certificate in Management from the MIT Sloan School of Business in 2009.
Dr. Kugel has published over 130 articles and over 250 abstracts in the field of restorative materials and techniques. He lectures extensively both nationally and internationally. Dr. Kugel is part of a group practice, the Boston Center for Oral Health, located in Back Bay, Boston.G. Franklin Shull, DMD
Dr. Shull is a native of Lexington, South Carolina and is a graduate of the University of South Carolina and the Medical University of South Carolina School of Dentistry. Following dental school, he completed a General Practice Residency at Palmetto Health Richland. Dr. Shull is both a past president of the Greater Columbia Dental Association and the SC Academy of General Dentistry. He is a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry and is a faculty member at Palmetto Health Richland Department of Dentistry and the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. Dr. Shull is also on the teaching faculty at the L.D. Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, Florida where he teaches dentists from all around the world about esthetic dentistry. He has been published in many dental journals and recently contributed to a textbook on comprehensive dentistry. Dr. Shull lectures throughout the U.S. on esthetics, dental materials and photography. He lives in Lexington with his wife, son and daughter and enjoys golf and coaching youth sports.
David Burt, DDS
David Burt, DDS FICOI FICD is a graduate of Temple
University School of Dentistry in 1978 and has been practicing for 39 years in
Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. He
incorporated CEREC II into his office in 1999 and was one of the first CEREC trainers
since 2004. He also was a Sirolaser
trainer for Serona for 3 years teaching 980 diode lasers to general
practitioners. Since then he as
incorporated CBCT, guided implant surgery, digital scanning and chairside
milling to his practice. He has authored
articles in Dentistry Today, Inside Dentistry, The Journal of the Academy of
Laser Dentistry, Parkell Today and others concerning CAD/CAM lasers and digital
scanning. He also was course director
for the basic implant course for Hiossen AIC.
He has successfully integrated and can speak to any of the
emerging technologies present today and has experience in all of these
venues. His philosophy is that all
general practitioners can achieve integration of these technologies.
This program will provide attendees with 6 live continuing education credits, plus access to 6 on-demand courses (each worth 2 credits), at no additional charge, for a total of 18 CE credits.
Dental Learning Systems is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry.
Approved PACE Program Provider, FAGD/MAGD Credit. Approval does not imply acceptance by a state or provincial board of dentistry or AGD endorsement (01/01/2017 to 12/31/2022). Provider ID# 209722.
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