Payam Ataii, DMD
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
Nasser Barghi, DDS, MA
Dr. Nasser Barghi is professor and the director of esthetic
dentistry in the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry at The UT Health, School
Dentistry at San Antonio. He is a graduate dentist from the University of
Tehran, a prosthodontist from Temple University with an advanced degree in
education from the University of Texas. Dr. Barghi has presented more than 1000
didactic and hands-on clinic courses in over 40 countries. He has authored and
co-authored over 200 articles and abstracts and has completed a great amount of
research on bonding new esthetic materials and etched porcelain bonded
restorations. Dr. Barghi is a member of the American Academy of Esthetic
Dentistry, the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics and the International
Association for Dental Research. He is past president of the American
Rhonda Jacob, DDS
Dr. Jacob is a Board Certified Prosthodontist who
received her BS, DDS and MS in prosthodontics at the University of Iowa. Her
training included a prosthodontic residency at the VA Hospital and University
Hospital in Iowa City. She worked at MD Anderson for 30 years as professor,
faculty and Director of the Maxillofacial Program. She was also Director of the
implant fellowship at MD Anderson using implants in conjunction with head
and neck reconstruction. She received Best Dentist in Texas awards from
2011-2018 from Texas Monthly. Dr. Jacob is a co-author of a popular
prosthodontic textbook called Prosthodontics for the Edentulous Patient. Dr.
Jacob previously served her fellow ClearChoice doctors on the Clinical Advisory
Board. She has owned and operated The Woodlands ClearChoice since January 2012.
Cleber Silva, DDSJamie Toop, DDS
Dr. Silva is a graduate of Columbia University School of Dental
& Oral Surgery, Cornell University’s GPR program and University of
Washington Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology residency program. He practiced
General Dentistry for 15 years and has for the last 10 years taught full-time
at Columbia University and part-time at the University of Washington. He is a sub-specialist in guided surgery and has designed and
manufactured over 1,000 surgical guides. He is currently NIH-funded for
research on bone density changes in HIV+ post-menopausal women and is
self-funding a research project on the use of titanium meshwire for graft
reconstruction of severe mandibular bone defects and concurrent implant
placement. Dr. Silva had 2 papers published in 2019; 2 papers accepted for
publication in 2020; 3 papers under review and 4 papers in writing. He has
lectured nationally and internationally, the last lecture given at the 2019
Greater New York Dental Meeting.
Jamie Toop graduated from Loma Linda University School of Dentistry and is the
owner of Rocksprings Dental Group, a practice supported by Pacific Dental
Services® in Las Vegas, Nevada. She currently serves as faculty member of the
PDS University™ – Institute of Dentistry and as a member of the Pacific Dental
Services' National Advisory Board. In her years of practice experience, Dr.
Toop has been recognized as a subject matter expert in oral-systemic health.
She has had numerous speaking engagements, published articles, and more.Debra Zafiropoulos, RDH
Debbie is the CEO of the OralED Institute, a partner with Delta Force Group Consulting; a collaborative firm that leads you from current state to desired state, serves as the Partner in Education for the Wellness Dentistry Network and instructor with MoradoASC mentoring and nurturing future speakers, authors and success minded professionals. Debbie has developed and nurtured diversified relationships with some of the top corporate companies in the health & wellness industry. Debbie serves on several advisory boards as a facilitator with responsibilities in program development, product creation, collaborative trainings, educational systems and marketing campaigns. Debbie is often asked to create and deliver online educational programs and continuing education events to teach to a worldwide audience. Debbie is a well-respected and sought-after Key Opinion Leader and is constantly delivering the message of forward motion in prevention education and implementation. In 2016, Debbie was selected as the SUNSTAR Award of Distinction recipient for her relentless activities to better our profession. In 2017 Debbie was also recognized as one of the Top 25 Women in Dentistry for her advances in prevention and implementation in systemic diseases and HPV related oral cancer.
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.
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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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