ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Payam Ataii, DMD
A graduate of Tufts School of Dental Medicine, with an
externship at Harvard, Dr. Ataii is a nationally recognized speaker and key
opinion leader. He maintains a private practice in Laguna Hills, California, is
a member of the Align faculty, founder of the National Association of Dental
Professionals, has authored numerous publications in the refereed literature,
and holds three patents in dental technology.
Diana Batoon, DMD
Dr. Diana Batoon founded Bonita Dental
in Scottsdale, AZ. A graduate of Tufts University with specialized training in
Dental Cosmetic from the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Batoon
completed a General Practice Residency at VA Hospital in Loma Linda, California
and has have over 20 years experience in the dentistry field. Dr. Batoon has
extensive training in Full Mouth Rehab, TMJ, Dental Implant Restorations and
Sleep Medicine. She has implemented clear aligner therapy in her private
practice and is an international speaker on dental sleep medicine and clear
Paresh Patel, DDS
Dr. Paresh Patel is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and the Medical College of Georgia/AAID MaxiCourse. He is a fellow of the Misch International Implant Institute and a diplomate of the ICOI.
Dr. Patel has published numerous articles in leading dental journals, and has worked as a lecturer and clinical consultant on dental implants and prosthetics for several companies. Dr. Patel maintains private practices in Lenoir and Mooresville, North Carolina.
Ron Kaminer, DDS, FAGD
Dr. Ron Kaminer is a 1990 graduate of
the State of New York Buffalo School of Dental Medicine. He has always been passionate about technology and was one of the first 100
dentists in the country to include a hard tissue dental laser into his
practice. Over the years he has taught dental lasers technology and
minimally invasive dentistry to thousands of dentists worldwide. He sits on the
Board of Catapult Education, is a frequent contributor to Mentor magazine,
sits on the editorial board of Dental Product Shopper and acts
as a clinical consultant to numerous dental manufacturers. While doing all of
the above, he practices full time in both his offices in Hewlett and
Oceanside N.Y. focusing on minimally invasive and digital dentistry. He is a
Fellow of The Academy of General Dentistry, member of the American Dental
Association, and member of The Academy of Laser Dentistry.
Al Manesh, DMD
After graduating from Oregon Health Sciences University in 1993,
Al Manesh, DMD, completed his general practice residency at Lutheran Medical
Center. In 2007, he founded Mission Dental Implant Center
in Mission Viejo, California. Dr. Manesh is a published author, noted lecturer, and a Fellow of the
International Congress of Oral Implantologists, as well as an active member of
the American Dental Association, the Orange County Dental Society, the American
Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American Academy of Periodontology, and the
Academy of Osseointegration. In 2015, Dr. Manesh founded the Ceramic Implant
Institute, where he teaches professional training
courses including how to place and restore holistic-friendly ceramic zirconia
dental implants as well as implant-related periodontal and prosthodontic
Thomas Bilski, DMD
graduation from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry (1988) he began
his practice in Independence, Ohio with a special emphasis on esthetic
and restorative dentistry. Since then Dr. Bilski provides general dental care,
Smile Makeovers for Victims of Domestic Violence and educational seminars
within his community. He
received his dental implantology fellowship from the Midwest Implant Institute
in 2010 and completed his externship program in 1992. Dr. Bilski
is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of
Implant Dentistry, American Dental Association, American Academy of Oral
Systemic Health. Dr.
Bilski has been presented with 5 medals (two gold medals, two silver medals and
one bronze medal) in the AACD annual Smile Gallery. Dr.
Bilski is the clinical co-director at the Midwest Implant Institute, Columbus,
Ohio, where he instructs doctors in cosmetic and dental implant concepts related
to esthetics and restoring anterior teeth in a “hands on” format.
Check back for our updated speaker list!
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