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Dental Digest Podcast with Dr. Melissa Seibert

The Dental Digest podcast is a show dedicated to discussing the latest trends, topics, and innovations in the field of dentistry. The podcast was created and is hosted by Dr. Melissa Seibert, a practicing dentist, and features interviews with leading experts in the field of dentistry, including dentists, researchers, educators, and industry professionals. Topics covered on the show range from clinical techniques and technology to practice management and marketing strategies, with a focus on providing actionable insights and practical advice for dental professionals at all stages of their careers. The Dental Digest podcast is available on all major podcast platforms and is a valuable resource for dental professionals looking to stay up-to-date on the latest trends and best practices in the field of dentistry.

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222. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz DDS, MS, PhD - Blood Products in Implant Dentistry
Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin  DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off Dr. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz obtained a DDS degree and completed a PhD training program at the University of Granada (Spain), before moving to Ann Arbor, Michigan (USA) where he graduated with an MS degree and a Certificate in Periodontics from the University of Michigan. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Avila-Ortiz has over 10 years of experience as an educator and has worked to advance the profession in numerous institutional committees and scientific organizations. He is a former faculty member at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, where he was the Phillip A. Lainson Professor and Chair of the Department of Periodontics until 2022. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of The International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry. He has authored more than 100 articles published in peer-reviewed journals and numerous book chapters. He is the co-author of the book TISSUES: Critical Issue in Periodontics and Implant-Related Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Quintessence Publishing 2022), which has been critically acclaimed within the profession. Dr. Avila-Ortiz is currently a Visiting Professor in the Division of Periodontics at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and a member of Atelier Dental Madrid (Spain), a center for dental excellence where he maintains a private practice limited to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry and is regularly engaged in scholarly and continuing-education activities.
35:57 5/13/24
221. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz DDS, MS, PhD - Marginal Implant Bone Loss
Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin  DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off Dr. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz obtained a DDS degree and completed a PhD training program at the University of Granada (Spain), before moving to Ann Arbor, Michigan (USA) where he graduated with an MS degree and a Certificate in Periodontics from the University of Michigan. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Avila-Ortiz has over 10 years of experience as an educator and has worked to advance the profession in numerous institutional committees and scientific organizations. He is a former faculty member at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, where he was the Phillip A. Lainson Professor and Chair of the Department of Periodontics until 2022. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of The International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry. He has authored more than 100 articles published in peer-reviewed journals and numerous book chapters. He is the co-author of the book TISSUES: Critical Issue in Periodontics and Implant-Related Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Quintessence Publishing 2022), which has been critically acclaimed within the profession. Dr. Avila-Ortiz is currently a Visiting Professor in the Division of Periodontics at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and a member of Atelier Dental Madrid (Spain), a center for dental excellence where he maintains a private practice limited to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry and is regularly engaged in scholarly and continuing-education activities.
30:17 5/6/24
220. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz DDS, MS, PhD - Facilitating Success with Implants
Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin  DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off Dr. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz obtained a DDS degree and completed a PhD training program at the University of Granada (Spain), before moving to Ann Arbor, Michigan (USA) where he graduated with an MS degree and a Certificate in Periodontics from the University of Michigan. He is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Dr. Avila-Ortiz has over 10 years of experience as an educator and has worked to advance the profession in numerous institutional committees and scientific organizations. He is a former faculty member at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, where he was the Phillip A. Lainson Professor and Chair of the Department of Periodontics until 2022. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of The International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry. He has authored more than 100 articles published in peer-reviewed journals and numerous book chapters. He is the co-author of the book TISSUES: Critical Issue in Periodontics and Implant-Related Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Quintessence Publishing 2022), which has been critically acclaimed within the profession. Dr. Avila-Ortiz is currently a Visiting Professor in the Division of Periodontics at Harvard School of Dental Medicine and a member of Atelier Dental Madrid (Spain), a center for dental excellence where he maintains a private practice limited to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry and is regularly engaged in scholarly and continuing-education activities.
41:01 4/29/24
219. Darin Ditcher, DMD - Cutting Edge Implant and Restorative Dentistry
Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin  DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off Dr. Dichter brings nearly 20 years of clinical, research and teaching experience — as a general practitioner and prosthodontist — to his position with Spear. He serves as an instructor in the Treating the Terminal Dentition and Fully Edentulous Patient seminar, in addition to multiple Spear Workshops. Dr. Dichter has served as a guest lecturer and clinical instructor at Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry, teaching occlusion and esthetics. He has been a Spear faculty member since the company’s inception, as well as a contributing author for Spear Digest. He is passionate about education and is involved with multiple study groups in the U.S. and Canada. After earning his D.M.D. from OHSU in 1995, Dr. Dichter practiced general dentistry and eventually joined a startup practice in his hometown in coastal Oregon before moving to a practice in Portland. He brought 16 years of restorative dental experience into UCLA’s world-renowned, full-time advanced prosthodontics residency, which he completed in 2014.
31:09 4/17/24
218. Darin Ditcher, DMD - Fixed vs Removable Solutions for the Edentulous Arch
  Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin  DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off Dr. Dichter brings nearly 20 years of clinical, research and teaching experience — as a general practitioner and prosthodontist — to his position with Spear. He serves as an instructor in the Treating the Terminal Dentition and Fully Edentulous Patient seminar, in addition to multiple Spear Workshops. Dr. Dichter has served as a guest lecturer and clinical instructor at Oregon Health and Science University School of Dentistry, teaching occlusion and esthetics. He has been a Spear faculty member since the company’s inception, as well as a contributing author for Spear Digest. He is passionate about education and is involved with multiple study groups in the U.S. and Canada. After earning his D.M.D. from OHSU in 1995, Dr. Dichter practiced general dentistry and eventually joined a startup practice in his hometown in coastal Oregon before moving to a practice in Portland. He brought 16 years of restorative dental experience into UCLA’s world-renowned, full-time advanced prosthodontics residency, which he completed in 2014.
44:12 4/10/24
217. Shereen Lim, DDS - Pediatric Airway
Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin  DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off About Dr. Lim: "I’m a dentist with a special interest in helping children overcome challenges with infant feeding, swallowing, breathing, chewing, and speech. I do this through a collaborative team approach to tongue tie management, and promoting good oral function and good jaw development. When oral function and jaw development is off track in childhood, it affects the way our airway develops and works, and the way we breathe, sleep and grow. Getting to the root of poor oral function and jaw development when there are functional problems, ultimately promotes better airway health, breathing, and sleep, which in turn unlocks greater health and wellness for life. Most of what I do today was not taught to me in dental school, and it came from learning from many different perspectives, and world leading experts in their fields. Follow my journey connecting dots, to offer a holistic and integrative team approach to care, and my commitment to advancing collaboration between professions to serve patients beyond Sparkle better."
17:13 4/1/24
216. Shereen Lim, DDS - Breathe, Sleep, Thrive: Preventing OSA
I’m a dentist with a special interest in helping children overcome challenges with infant feeding, swallowing, breathing, chewing, and speech. I do this through a collaborative team approach to tongue tie management, and promoting good oral function and good jaw development. When oral function and jaw development is off track in childhood, it affects the way our airway develops and works, and the way we breathe, sleep and grow. Getting to the root of poor oral function and jaw development when there are functional problems, ultimately promotes better airway health, breathing, and sleep, which in turn unlocks greater health and wellness for life. Most of what I do today was not taught to me in dental school, and it came from learning from many different perspectives, and world leading experts in their fields. Follow my journey connecting dots, to offer a holistic and integrative team approach to care, and my commitment to advancing collaboration between professions to serve patients beyond Sparkle better.
22:47 3/25/24
215. Todd Schoenbaum, DDS, FACD - Restoring Implants
Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin  DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off Todd Schoenbaum is Professor (full) at the Dental College of Georgia where he trains residents and students in implant restorations and clinical research. He serves as the DCG Coordinator for Clinical Implant Education and Related Research.  He has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers, 8 chapters, and 2 textbooks on implant dentistry. He is the recipient of the scientific writing award from the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. He is Editor-in-Chief of the open-access journal "Dentistry Review", published by Elsevier. He has a master’s in clinical research from the UCLA School of Medicine and a Fellowship from the Academy of Osseointegration. He is a member in many prestigious organizations including: American College of Dentists, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, and the Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics. Dr. Schoenbaum has been invited to present his clinical and scientific work at over 100 conferences worldwide. His clinical practice is limited to fixed implant restorations. 
36:17 3/21/24
214. Todd Schoenbaum, DDS, FACD - Implant Prosthodontics Demystified
Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin  DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off Todd Schoenbaum is Professor (full) at the Dental College of Georgia where he trains residents and students in implant restorations and clinical research. He serves as the DCG Coordinator for Clinical Implant Education and Related Research.  He has published over 50 peer-reviewed papers, 8 chapters, and 2 textbooks on implant dentistry. He is the recipient of the scientific writing award from the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry. He is Editor-in-Chief of the open-access journal "Dentistry Review", published by Elsevier. He has a master’s in clinical research from the UCLA School of Medicine and a Fellowship from the Academy of Osseointegration. He is a member in many prestigious organizations including: American College of Dentists, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, and the Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics. Dr. Schoenbaum has been invited to present his clinical and scientific work at over 100 conferences worldwide. His clinical practice is limited to fixed implant restorations. 
38:17 3/11/24
213. Federico Ferraris DDS - Overlay Preparation Design
PARAMOUNT DENTAL STUDIO. DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin  Born on 10th of August 1974 in Alessandria, Italy. Graduated in Dental School at Genoa University as DDS in 1999. ADHESTHETICS founder. EAED (European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry) Active Member since 2006. AIC (Italian Academy of Conservative) Active Member since 2007. Vice-president from 2016 to 2019. President elect for the biennium 2023-2024. SCAD (Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry) Regional Councilor for Europe of for the biennium 2013/14 and 2015/16. Secretary for biennium 2017-2018. President elect for the biennium 2022-2023. Member of the Editorial Board of IJED (International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry) since 2010. AARD (American Academy of Restorative Dentistry) Member since 2014. DSD (Digital Smile Design) Master since 2013. International speaker at dental congresses and courses in more than thirty Countries. Other informations: National President of AISO (Italian Association of Dental Students) in 1997-99. Trainer at the Dr. Massironi Prosthodontics Annual Master Course from 2004 to 2018. Co-author of several Italian and International scientific publications including the book on Prosthodontics “Precision in Dental Esthetics” by D. Massironi, R. Pascetta, and G. Romeo published in 2004. Active and Founder Member of MSC (Massironi Study Club) from 2007 to 2018. Active and Founder Member of GICC (Interdisciplinar Gymnasium CAD CAM) from 2007 to 2016. Visiting Professor in Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry in different Universities: Genoa University (IT), University of Pisa (IT), Insubria University of Varese (IT), Alma Mater University of Bologna (IT), Dental School of Torino (IT), CEU University San Pablo of Madrid (ES), University of Almeria (ES), Universidad Europea de Madrid (ES), New York University (USA), University of Washington in Seattle (USA). Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences in the Associated Faculty of the School of Dental Medicine of the Upenn University in Philadelphia since January 2020 until July 2025. IAED (Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry) Active Member since 2011. IAAD (International Academy for Adhesive Dentistry) Member since 2013. Dental practice in Alessandria, focusing in Operative Dentistry and Prosthodontics.
33:12 3/6/24
212. Federico Ferraris DDS - Ceramic Onlays, Esthetics, Fixed Prosthodontics
PARAMOUNT DENTAL STUDIO. DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin  Born on 10th of August 1974 in Alessandria, Italy. Graduated in Dental School at Genoa University as DDS in 1999. ADHESTHETICS founder. EAED (European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry) Active Member since 2006. AIC (Italian Academy of Conservative) Active Member since 2007. Vice-president from 2016 to 2019. President elect for the biennium 2023-2024. SCAD (Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry) Regional Councilor for Europe of for the biennium 2013/14 and 2015/16. Secretary for biennium 2017-2018. President elect for the biennium 2022-2023. Member of the Editorial Board of IJED (International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry) since 2010. AARD (American Academy of Restorative Dentistry) Member since 2014. DSD (Digital Smile Design) Master since 2013. International speaker at dental congresses and courses in more than thirty Countries. Other informations: National President of AISO (Italian Association of Dental Students) in 1997-99. Trainer at the Dr. Massironi Prosthodontics Annual Master Course from 2004 to 2018. Co-author of several Italian and International scientific publications including the book on Prosthodontics “Precision in Dental Esthetics” by D. Massironi, R. Pascetta, and G. Romeo published in 2004. Active and Founder Member of MSC (Massironi Study Club) from 2007 to 2018. Active and Founder Member of GICC (Interdisciplinar Gymnasium CAD CAM) from 2007 to 2016. Visiting Professor in Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry in different Universities: Genoa University (IT), University of Pisa (IT), Insubria University of Varese (IT), Alma Mater University of Bologna (IT), Dental School of Torino (IT), CEU University San Pablo of Madrid (ES), University of Almeria (ES), Universidad Europea de Madrid (ES), New York University (USA), University of Washington in Seattle (USA). Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences in the Associated Faculty of the School of Dental Medicine of the Upenn University in Philadelphia since January 2020 until July 2025. IAED (Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry) Active Member since 2011. IAAD (International Academy for Adhesive Dentistry) Member since 2013. Dental practice in Alessandria, focusing in Operative Dentistry and Prosthodontics.
26:50 2/27/24
211. John Timothy Wright DDS, MS - Antimicrobials for Caries Prevention, Biofilm, Diet, Chlorhexidine
PARAMOUNT DENTAL STUDIO. DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin  Tim Wright served as chair of the pediatric dentistry program. He has published over 200 peer reviewed manuscripts, edited two texts and authored 24 text chapters.  Wright’s research interests include human genetics and craniofacial development and he has had over 25 years of NIH funding. He has chaired the Council for Scientific Affairs for the American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and is the current President of the American Association for Dental Research.
28:10 2/12/24
210. John Timothy Wright DDS, MS - Resin Infiltration and Sealants for Caries Management
PARAMOUNT DENTAL STUDIO. DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin  Tim Wright served as chair of the pediatric dentistry program. He has published over 200 peer reviewed manuscripts, edited two texts and authored 24 text chapters.  Wright’s research interests include human genetics and craniofacial development and he has had over 25 years of NIH funding. He has chaired the Council for Scientific Affairs for the American Dental Association and American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and is the current President of the American Association for Dental Research.
31:32 2/6/24
209. Tal Morr, DMD, MSD - Managing Unhappy Patients & Building Your Reputation
PARAMOUNT DENTAL STUDIO. DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin Dr. Morr, a dentist in Miami Florida is the owner and founder of TMprosthodontics. He is a specialist in Aesthetic, Implant, and Complex Restorative Dentistry. After Graduating from the University of Florida with a BS degree in microbiology, he continued his education at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a DMD degree. He went on to study at the University of Washington School of Dentistry where he received his Masters in the Science of Dentistry degree (MSD) and a certificate in Prosthodontics. Dr. Morr has over 24 years of experience in prosthodontics, the diagnosis and treatment of the deterioration of teeth and their supporting structures. He is known for his Comprehensive treatment Approach as he formulates and executes treatment plans that address not only the mouth, but also the face and jaw. Dr. morr has numerous publications in both textbooks and articles in the areas of Aesthetics, Porcelain Laminate Veneers, Dental mplants, and Complex Restorative Dentistry and Rehabilitation. Dr. Morr is a highly regarded speaker and Educator both Nationally and Internationally and he is considered a leader in the field and highly regarded for his contribution to the field of dentistry.
25:43 1/31/24
208. Tal Morr, DMD, MSD - Choosing the Right Dental Lab
PARAMOUNT DENTAL STUDIO. DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin Dr. Morr, a dentist in Miami Florida is the owner and founder of TMprosthodontics. He is a specialist in Aesthetic, Implant, and Complex Restorative Dentistry. After Graduating from the University of Florida with a BS degree in microbiology, he continued his education at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine where he graduated Summa Cum Laude with a DMD degree. He went on to study at the University of Washington School of Dentistry where he received his Masters in the Science of Dentistry degree (MSD) and a certificate in Prosthodontics. Dr. Morr has over 24 years of experience in prosthodontics, the diagnosis and treatment of the deterioration of teeth and their supporting structures. He is known for his Comprehensive treatment Approach as he formulates and executes treatment plans that address not only the mouth, but also the face and jaw. Dr. morr has numerous publications in both textbooks and articles in the areas of Aesthetics, Porcelain Laminate Veneers, Dental mplants, and Complex Restorative Dentistry and Rehabilitation. Dr. Morr is a highly regarded speaker and Educator both Nationally and Internationally and he is considered a leader in the field and highly regarded for his contribution to the field of dentistry.
36:57 1/23/24
207. Mark Latta, DMD, MS - Bonding to Old Composite
PARAMOUNT DENTAL STUDIO. DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin   Mark A. Latta, D.M.D., M.S., professor of general dentistry,served as dean of the School of Dentistry from 2011 to 2021.  Prior to the dean’s appointment, he served as the Associate Dean for Research at Creighton University School of Dentistry since 1995.  He personally has been awarded more than 140 research grants on prosthetic dental restorative materials, adhesives and bonding and dental material clinical trials.  A speaker and lecturer of international renown, he has published more than 85 manuscripts and more than 200 abstracts and presented at numerous state and national dental association meetings and throughout the world. Prior to joining Creighton, Latta served as director of Research and Development for the Trubyte Division of Dentsply International, York, PA.  During his industrial career he contributed to or was responsible for more than 20 new dental product introductions and is an inventor or co-inventor of numerous patents.   He earned his dental degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1983, and his master’s degree in oral biology from the University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1995. He also spent one year in hospital general practice residency at York Hospital, York, PA.   Dr. Latta, a Fellow in the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists is also a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national honorary dental society.  He has also served as president of the Dental Materials Group and the International Association for Dental Research.
36:52 1/15/24
206. Mark Latta DMD, MS - Universal Adhesives, Etching, How to Read Literature
Mark A. Latta, D.M.D., M.S., professor of general dentistry,served as dean of the School of Dentistry from 2011 to 2021.  Prior to the dean’s appointment, he served as the Associate Dean for Research at Creighton University School of Dentistry since 1995.  He personally has been awarded more than 140 research grants on prosthetic dental restorative materials, adhesives and bonding and dental material clinical trials.  A speaker and lecturer of international renown, he has published more than 85 manuscripts and more than 200 abstracts and presented at numerous state and national dental association meetings and throughout the world. Prior to joining Creighton, Latta served as director of Research and Development for the Trubyte Division of Dentsply International, York, PA.  During his industrial career he contributed to or was responsible for more than 20 new dental product introductions and is an inventor or co-inventor of numerous patents.   He earned his dental degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 1983, and his master’s degree in oral biology from the University of Maryland Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 1995. He also spent one year in hospital general practice residency at York Hospital, York, PA.   Dr. Latta, a Fellow in the American College of Dentists and the International College of Dentists is also a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon, the national honorary dental society.  He has also served as president of the Dental Materials Group and the International Association for Dental Research.
46:22 1/8/24
205. Betsy Bakeman, DDS, FAACD - Esthetic Crown Lengthening Masterclass
PARAMOUNT DENTAL STUDIO. DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin     Dr. Bakeman is included in an elite group of less than 300 dentists worldwide who are Accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). In fact, she is one of 50 dentists worldwide and the first dentist in Michigan to have achieved the distinction of being an Accredited Fellow in the AACD. Any skilled teacher will tell you that one of the best ways to learn is to teach others. Dr. Bakeman applies this philosophy to her own career by continuing her education so that she is best equipped to educate others in her profession. Currently considered a master in her field by her peers, she is the consummate teacher. Whether she’s teaching colleagues to achieve excellence in cosmetic dentistry or providing clinical experience for their development, both her peers and her patients benefit from her expertise. In fact, as a motivator, coach, and leader, she sparks intellect and makes a profound difference in the lives that she inspires.
35:12 1/1/24
204. Betsy Bakeman, DDS, FAACD - Anterior Guidance: Myth or Evidence Based?
PARAMOUNT DENTAL STUDIO. DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin     Dr. Bakeman is included in an elite group of less than 300 dentists worldwide who are Accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). In fact, she is one of 50 dentists worldwide and the first dentist in Michigan to have achieved the distinction of being an Accredited Fellow in the AACD. Any skilled teacher will tell you that one of the best ways to learn is to teach others. Dr. Bakeman applies this philosophy to her own career by continuing her education so that she is best equipped to educate others in her profession. Currently considered a master in her field by her peers, she is the consummate teacher. Whether she’s teaching colleagues to achieve excellence in cosmetic dentistry or providing clinical experience for their development, both her peers and her patients benefit from her expertise. In fact, as a motivator, coach, and leader, she sparks intellect and makes a profound difference in the lives that she inspires.
33:19 12/26/23
203. Bill Strupp, DDS, FAACD - Managing Complex Esthetic Cases
PARAMOUNT DENTAL STUDIO. DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin   Dr. Bill Strupp was the inaugural speaker at the AACD founding meeting in 1984. Dr. Strupp is an Accredited Fellow with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry®, one of only 88 people with an AACD fellowship in the world. Fellowship is the highest level of achievement recognized by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. The status of accredited fellow of the AACD is granted after completion of all requirements.This office is the only dental office in the world that has two fellowship members of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry®.
52:09 12/19/23
202. Drew McDonald, DDS, MS & Jim Otten, DDS - The Occlusion TMJ Connection
DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin   James Otten, DDS Bachelor of Science in Zoology & Minor in Microbiology University of Arkansas 1977 Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry 1981 General Practice and Hospital Dentistry Residency-Certificate, Veterans Administration Medical Center in Leavenworth, Kansas 1982 Center for Advanced Dental Studies, St Petersburg FL, Completion of Curriculum in Advanced Restorative Care and the Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment of Occlusal and Temporomandibular Disorders 1989-1993 The Pankey Institute, Key Biscayne FL, Completion of Curriculum, Continuum I-VI plus Advanced Studies, 1991- present Piper Education and Research Center, St Petersburg FL, Seminars I-III, Advanced Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of TM Disorders, 1994-2013 Other: Compiled over 3500 hours of Continuing Education in the study of Occlusion, TM Disorders, Facial Pain, Esthetics, Invisalign Certification, Implant and Prosthodontic Restorative care. Associate Professor Prosthodontics University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry 1982-83 Fellow, American College of Dentists Visiting Faculty, L.D. Pankey Institute -1996-current Visiting Faculty, Newport Coast Orofacial Institute, Newport Beach CA 2010- present L.D. Pankey Institute – Associate/Lead Faculty 1999 – current Provost, L.D. Pankey Institute 2005 -2012 L.D. Pankey Institute Board of Directors/Advisors 2005 – current Medical Staff Lawrence Memorial Hospital Department of Surgery-current Private Practice Lawrence Kansas 1984 – present   Drew McDonald, DDS, MS Dr. McDonald attended dental school at the prestigious Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Known for it’s rigorous academic curriculum and intense clinical training, Dr. McDonald received many academic accolades while at Creighton including inductions into Omicron Kappa Upsilon (National Dental Honor Society) and Alpha Sigma Nu (Honor Society of Jesuit Universities). He also served in leadership positions as class president and student body president and on alumni relations committees. After graduating Cum Laude from Creighton, Dr. McDonald was accepted as one of only three residents nationwide into the University of Missouri-Kansas City Orthodontics program, a renowned two-and-a-half year, full-time residency known for its clinical excellence. Dr. McDonald graduated in December of 2016 with his certificate in orthodontics and master’s degree in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences. When away from the office, Dr. Drew is a “girl-Dad” to two daughters, a self-proclaimed grill master, and minimally talented yet enthusiastic golfer, you can find him taking in a Lobo game, and spending time outdoors with his family.
38:32 12/8/23
201. Drew McDonald, DDS, MS & Jim Otten, DDS - TMD, Orthodontics, the Airway and Occlusion
DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin   James Otten, DDS Bachelor of Science in Zoology & Minor in Microbiology University of Arkansas 1977 Doctor of Dental Surgery, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry 1981 General Practice and Hospital Dentistry Residency-Certificate, Veterans Administration Medical Center in Leavenworth, Kansas 1982 Center for Advanced Dental Studies, St Petersburg FL, Completion of Curriculum in Advanced Restorative Care and the Evaluation, Diagnosis and Treatment of Occlusal and Temporomandibular Disorders 1989-1993 The Pankey Institute, Key Biscayne FL, Completion of Curriculum, Continuum I-VI plus Advanced Studies, 1991- present Piper Education and Research Center, St Petersburg FL, Seminars I-III, Advanced Diagnosis, Management and Treatment of TM Disorders, 1994-2013 Other: Compiled over 3500 hours of Continuing Education in the study of Occlusion, TM Disorders, Facial Pain, Esthetics, Invisalign Certification, Implant and Prosthodontic Restorative care. Associate Professor Prosthodontics University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry 1982-83 Fellow, American College of Dentists Visiting Faculty, L.D. Pankey Institute -1996-current Visiting Faculty, Newport Coast Orofacial Institute, Newport Beach CA 2010- present L.D. Pankey Institute – Associate/Lead Faculty 1999 – current Provost, L.D. Pankey Institute 2005 -2012 L.D. Pankey Institute Board of Directors/Advisors 2005 – current Medical Staff Lawrence Memorial Hospital Department of Surgery-current Private Practice Lawrence Kansas 1984 – present   Drew McDonald, DDS, MS Dr. McDonald attended dental school at the prestigious Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Known for it’s rigorous academic curriculum and intense clinical training, Dr. McDonald received many academic accolades while at Creighton including inductions into Omicron Kappa Upsilon (National Dental Honor Society) and Alpha Sigma Nu (Honor Society of Jesuit Universities). He also served in leadership positions as class president and student body president and on alumni relations committees. After graduating Cum Laude from Creighton, Dr. McDonald was accepted as one of only three residents nationwide into the University of Missouri-Kansas City Orthodontics program, a renowned two-and-a-half year, full-time residency known for its clinical excellence. Dr. McDonald graduated in December of 2016 with his certificate in orthodontics and master’s degree in Oral and Craniofacial Sciences. When away from the office, Dr. Drew is a “girl-Dad” to two daughters, a self-proclaimed grill master, and minimally talented yet enthusiastic golfer, you can find him taking in a Lobo game, and spending time outdoors with his family.
37:55 12/4/23
200. Marco Gresnigt DMD, PhD - Deep Margin Elevation
DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off olsenna.com Olsen Facebook Olsen Instagram Olsen Linkedin Olsen Youtube https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin   Marco Gresnigt graduated summa Cum Laude in 2005 at the university of Groningen, the Netherlands. In January 2012 he obtained his PhD on clinical and laboratory evaluation of laminate veneers. Besides working at the university, he works as a dentist in a center for special care. Marco lectures at the Center for Dentistry and Oral Hygiene, and teaches masters students in a specialized program on esthetics and prosthetic dentistry. Besides writing scientific articles, he has published several articles on minimally invasive and adhesive dentistry in dental journals, and teaches post-graduate courses. He obtained several awards like: the NVGPT publication prize, Boering prize and Cavex prize. Since 2014 Marco became a member of the international Bio-EmulationTM group.
35:53 11/25/23
199. Marco Gresnigt DMD, PhD - Research with Immediate Dentin Sealing and Veneers
DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off olsenna.com Olsen Facebook Olsen Instagram Olsen Linkedin Olsen Youtube https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin   Marco Gresnigt graduated summa Cum Laude in 2005 at the university of Groningen, the Netherlands. In January 2012 he obtained his PhD on clinical and laboratory evaluation of laminate veneers. Besides working at the university, he works as a dentist in a center for special care. Marco lectures at the Center for Dentistry and Oral Hygiene, and teaches masters students in a specialized program on esthetics and prosthetic dentistry. Besides writing scientific articles, he has published several articles on minimally invasive and adhesive dentistry in dental journals, and teaches post-graduate courses. He obtained several awards like: the NVGPT publication prize, Boering prize and Cavex prize. Since 2014 Marco became a member of the international Bio-EmulationTM group.
33:27 11/20/23
198. Markus Blatz DMD, PhD - Immediate Dentin Sealing Levels of Evidence
DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off olsenna.com Olsen Facebook Olsen Instagram Olsen Linkedin Olsen Youtube https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin Dr. Markus B. Blatz is Professor of Restorative Dentistry, Chairman of the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences and Assistant Dean for Digital Innovation and Professional Development at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also founded the Penn Dental Medicine CAD/CAM Ceramic Center, an interdisciplinary venture to study emerging technologies and new ceramic materials while providing state-of-the-art esthetic clinical care. Dr. Blatz graduated from Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg, Germany, and was awarded additional Doctorate Degrees, a Postgraduate Certificate in Prosthodontics, and a Professorship from the same University. Dr. Blatz is co-founder and past President of the International Academy for Adhesive Dentistry (IAAD) and a founding member of the European Academy of Digital Dentistry (EADD). He is a board-certified Diplomat in the German Society for Prosthodontics and Biomaterials (DGPro) and a member of multiple other professional organizations, including the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the International College of Prosthodontists, the American College of Prosthodontists (honorary member), Academy of Osseointegration, and O.K.U. Honor Dental Society. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, Associate Editor of the Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry and of Quintessence International, Section Editor for the International Journal of Prosthodontics, and serves on the editorial boards of numerous other recognized scientific dental journals. He is coauthor of the international bestseller “evolution – contemporary protocols for anterior single-tooth implants”, which has been translated on over 8 languages. Prior to joining Penn Dental Medicine as Chairperson of the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences in September 2006, Dr. Blatz was at Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry in New Orleans, where he served as Chairman of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry and Biomaterials and Assistant Dean for Clinical Research. During his tenure at LSU, Dr. Blatz also directed the Masters of Science in Oral Biology Program and was a senior faculty member in the Department of Prosthodontics. From 1994 to 1998 he was an Assistant Professor and from 1998 to 1999 a senior faculty member in the Department of Prosthodontics at Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg School of Dentistry in Freiburg, Germany. A widely published and internationally respected lecturer, Dr. Blatz’s main focus within clinical practice and research is esthetic dentistry with an emphasis on implantology and dental materials, particularly ceramics and adhesion. Dr. Blatz is the recipient of multiple teaching and research awards and has published and lectured extensively on dental esthetics, restorative materials, and implant dentistry. He was recently named one of the “World’s Top 100 Doctors in Dentistry”.
33:45 11/10/23
197. Markus Blatz, DMD, PhD - APC: How to Bond to Zirconia
DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off olsenna.com Olsen Facebook Olsen Instagram Olsen Linkedin Olsen Youtube https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin Dr. Markus B. Blatz is Professor of Restorative Dentistry, Chairman of the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences and Assistant Dean for Digital Innovation and Professional Development at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also founded the Penn Dental Medicine CAD/CAM Ceramic Center, an interdisciplinary venture to study emerging technologies and new ceramic materials while providing state-of-the-art esthetic clinical care. Dr. Blatz graduated from Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg, Germany, and was awarded additional Doctorate Degrees, a Postgraduate Certificate in Prosthodontics, and a Professorship from the same University. Dr. Blatz is co-founder and past President of the International Academy for Adhesive Dentistry (IAAD) and a founding member of the European Academy of Digital Dentistry (EADD). He is a board-certified Diplomat in the German Society for Prosthodontics and Biomaterials (DGPro) and a member of multiple other professional organizations, including the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the International College of Prosthodontists, the American College of Prosthodontists (honorary member), Academy of Osseointegration, and O.K.U. Honor Dental Society. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry, Associate Editor of the Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry and of Quintessence International, Section Editor for the International Journal of Prosthodontics, and serves on the editorial boards of numerous other recognized scientific dental journals. He is coauthor of the international bestseller “evolution – contemporary protocols for anterior single-tooth implants”, which has been translated on over 8 languages. Prior to joining Penn Dental Medicine as Chairperson of the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences in September 2006, Dr. Blatz was at Louisiana State University (LSU) Health Sciences Center School of Dentistry in New Orleans, where he served as Chairman of the Department of Comprehensive Dentistry and Biomaterials and Assistant Dean for Clinical Research. During his tenure at LSU, Dr. Blatz also directed the Masters of Science in Oral Biology Program and was a senior faculty member in the Department of Prosthodontics. From 1994 to 1998 he was an Assistant Professor and from 1998 to 1999 a senior faculty member in the Department of Prosthodontics at Albert Ludwigs University Freiburg School of Dentistry in Freiburg, Germany. A widely published and internationally respected lecturer, Dr. Blatz’s main focus within clinical practice and research is esthetic dentistry with an emphasis on implantology and dental materials, particularly ceramics and adhesion. Dr. Blatz is the recipient of multiple teaching and research awards and has published and lectured extensively on dental esthetics, restorative materials, and implant dentistry. He was recently named one of the “World’s Top 100 Doctors in Dentistry”.
34:27 10/29/23
196. David Hornbrook DDS, FAACD, FACE- Aesthetic Dentistry Demystified
DOT - Use the Code DENTALDIGEST for 10% off olsenna.com Olsen Facebook Olsen Instagram Olsen Linkedin Olsen Youtube https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin   Dr. David Hornbrook is a gifted clinician and product researcher turned mentor. Through education, Dr. Hornbrook guides participants of his instructive events to the realization that they, too, possess the ability to practice aesthetic dentistry at the very highest level. He is one of dentistry’s most famous faces and one of the pioneers of live-patient, hands-on clinical education, as the founder and past director of Pac-live and the Hornbrook Group. He has been a guest faculty member of the post-graduate programs in Cosmetic Dentistry at Baylor, Tufts, SUNY at Buffalo, UMKC, and the UCLA Center of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Hornbrook lectures internationally on all facets of aesthetic and restorative dentistry and has published articles in all of the leading dental journals. A prolific researcher and materials enthusiast, he consults with numerous manufacturers on product development and refinement. Dr. Hornbrook’s warm and engaging style earns him the highest possible marks from participants and meeting sponsors.
38:49 10/22/23
195. David Hornbrook DDS, FAACD, FACE - Cosmetic Dentistry Secrets
olsenna.com Olsen Facebook Olsen Instagram Olsen Linkedin Olsen Youtube https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin   Dr. David Hornbrook is a gifted clinician and product researcher turned mentor. Through education, Dr. Hornbrook guides participants of his instructive events to the realization that they, too, possess the ability to practice aesthetic dentistry at the very highest level. He is one of dentistry’s most famous faces and one of the pioneers of live-patient, hands-on clinical education, as the founder and past director of Pac-live and the Hornbrook Group. He has been a guest faculty member of the post-graduate programs in Cosmetic Dentistry at Baylor, Tufts, SUNY at Buffalo, UMKC, and the UCLA Center of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Hornbrook lectures internationally on all facets of aesthetic and restorative dentistry and has published articles in all of the leading dental journals. A prolific researcher and materials enthusiast, he consults with numerous manufacturers on product development and refinement. Dr. Hornbrook’s warm and engaging style earns him the highest possible marks from participants and meeting sponsors.
32:26 10/15/23
194. Dan Delmain - Grow Your Practice and Get More Patients
WORK WITH DELMAIN olsenna.com Olsen Facebook Olsen Instagram Olsen Linkedin Olsen Youtube https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin
40:01 10/5/23
193. Jeffrey Goldberg, DMD, MS, MBA - Orofacial Pain is Now a Recognized Specialty!
olsenna.com Olsen Facebook Olsen Instagram Olsen Linkedin Olsen Youtube https://www.oneplacecapital.com/ Follow @dental_digest_podcast Instagram Follow @dr.melissa_seibert on Instagram Connect with Melissa on Linkedin   Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg lives in Williamsville, NY, with his wife Melissa and their two daughters. Originally from Rochester, he graduated from Cornell University in 1999, and from the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine in 2003. Dr. Goldberg then completed a general practice residency at the Veterans’ Affairs Hospital in Baltimore, MD, where he received advanced training in dental implants, oral surgery, root canals, and treatment for medically complex individuals. After several years in practice, Dr. Goldberg returned to the dental school to complete a three-year residency and master’s degree in TMJ disorders and orofacial pain, and now serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in this program.
71:34 10/3/23

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