ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Emily Batson, DDS
Dr. Emily Batson maintains a
full-time private practice limited to prosthodontics in Colorado Springs, CO.
She served in the U.S. Army and practiced general dentistry for 7 years prior
to completing her certificate in prosthodontics from the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research on CAD/CAM has been published in the
Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry and she remains very active in continuing
education both by leading a local Seattle Study Club and by lecturing
Cary Goldstein, DDS
Gerard Kugel, DMD, MS, PhD
Dr. Cary Goldstein completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Georgia in 1980, where he received his B.S. in psychology. He received his D.M.D. from the Medical College of Georgia, followed by post-graduate studies in prosthodontics at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. Following his professional training, he returned “home” to Atlanta and was part of a multi-disciplinary private practice with five other clinicians. In 1996, Dr. Goldstein established his own practice in a new office on East Andrews Drive. He is currently a Clinical Instructor in Oral Rehabilitation at the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry and a past Special Lecturer in Esthetic Dentistry at Emory University.
Dr. Goldstein is the senior author of Imaging in Esthetic Dentistry
, a textbook on the use of computerized imaging in esthetic dentistry. He lectures frequently on this subject, as well as teaches the functional and esthetic aspects of cosmetic dentistry to other dentists. His speaking invitations have taken him to Europe, Mexico, South America and Asia, as well as throughout the United States.
Dr. Goldstein is a Fellow in the prestigious American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. This group of teachers and clinicians only accepts 100 Fellows across the globe. He is currently a member of the Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity, a past member of the American College of Prosthodontists, and previously an executive board member of the Ben Massell Dental Clinic, which was founded by his grandfather. Dr. Goldstein donates his services to this indigent dental clinic monthly.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.
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.Clint D. Stevens, DDS
Dr. Clint Stevens graduated from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center San Antonio and completed a one year advanced education in general dentistry residency at the University of Michigan. He is engaged in ongoing laboratory and clinical research dealing with adhesive restorative materials, digital dentistry workflows, endodontics and dental implants. He serves as a key opinion leader and consultant for product development and evaluation to several dental manufacturers. He has utilized chairside CAD/CAM for 10 years and has extensive experience with Planmeca FIT. Stevens maintains a full-time private practice in Tulsa, Okla., that emphasizes the use of modern, evidence-based materials in providing the highest level of comprehensive dental care.
Peter Vanstrom, DDS
For over thirty years, Dr. Peter Vanstrom and his kind, gentle staff at Artistic Dentistry of Atlanta have been on the cutting edge of dental care. Utilizing the most innovative and technologically advanced approaches available today, they create beautiful smiles for a lifetime.
In their new state-of-the-art facility, they offer comfortable, affordable comprehensive care in cosmetics, implants, laser dental care, and invisible braces. They have Artisan Dental Laboratory on site to personalize every smile.
Dr. Vanstrom has been on CNN, NBC, and ABC as a dental expert and served as a consultant for the CNN medical team for many years. Currently, Dr. Vanstrom lectures to other dental professionals on dental practice management, non-surgical periodontal care, oral cancer, and laser dental care. He has lectured in the US, Canada, and Great Britain.
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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