Faculty for Oregon AAID Implant MaxiCourse ®
We are proud to have a team of highly skilled and experienced dentists who are dedicated to providing the highest quality care to our patients. Our faculty is committed to staying at the forefront of the latest advancements in implant dentistry and are passionate about sharing their knowledge and expertise with others.
Eugene, Oregon September 2013 – June 2014
Frank LaMar, Sr. , DDS
Mohamed Sharawy, PHD is Professor and Director of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology in the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry and Professor of Anatomy in the MCG School of Medicine.
Jack Lemons, MD, DDS, PHD is a Professor of Dentistry in the Department of Prosthodontics at the UAB School of Dentistry. His interests include dental biomaterials, biological tissue reaction to synthetic materials and biomechanics.He has authored hundreds of publications and made more than 400 presentations and abstracts.
Walter Chitwood, Jr., DDS graduated from University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences College of Dentistry and maintains a private practice in Implant and General Dentistry in Murfreesboro, TN.
Bart Johnson, DDS received his DDS, his GPR Certificate, and his MS in Oral biology from UCLA. Bart’s career has been focused on the care of high-risk medically, mentally, and physically challenged people. He co-owns Seattle Special Care Dentistry, a private practice dedicated to these patients. Bart has directed GPR programs for over 20 years, and is the co-founder and Director of the Swedish Medical Center GPR program. Dr. Johnson teaches courses in medicine, pharmacology and emergencies. He is a co-editor of the textbook Pharmacology and Therapeutics for Dentistry (Elsevier).
Scott Ganz, DDS maintains a private practice in Fort Lee, NJ . He has delivered presentations both nationally and internationally on Implant Dentistry and has been considered America’s leading expert in the evolution of interactive software applications for diagnosis and treatment planning, use of CT scans and the new Cone Beam CT scan imaging.
Michael Keenan, DDS received his DDS from Creighton University and maintains a private practice in Seattle WA. He is a member of the ADA, the Western Society of Periodontics, Oregon Implant Research Group and International Congress of Oral Implantology.
James Rutkowski, DMD, PHD practices general and implant dentistry in Clarion, PA. He is a dental courtesy staff member at Clarion Hospital pursuing his Ph.D in pharmacology and toxicology at Duquesne University.
Hilt Tatum, Jr., DDS an Associate Professor in the Lille University Medical School, France, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Implantology , is a Diplomate and past president of the American Board of Oral Implantology; past president of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and Past Director of the Edward White Hospital Implant Residency Program. William Locante, DDS maintains a Private Practice at the Southern Dental Implant Center in Cordova, is on the Multi-Maxi-Course® faculty, a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry.
Brion Benninger, MD Professor and Vice Chair of Anatomy of the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific – Northwest, Western University of Health Sciences.
Jaime Lozada, DDS Professor and Director of Advanced Education in Implant Dentistry and Professor of Restorative Dentistry in the Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry.
Shankar Iyer, DDS is Director of the AAID MaxiCourse ® in India and has learned and finetuned the art of teaching implant dentistry from over 200 alumni who have graduated from the program. He is a Trustee and Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry.
Robert Miller, DDS is Director of the Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry.
Nicholas Caplanis, DDS is Assistant Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Center for Prosthodontics and Implants Loma Linda University. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry and a Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology.
Frank Recker, DDS is a dentist and a lawyer specializing in state regulatory practice and professional mal-practice defense law in Ohio and Florida, is Chief Legal Counselor for. the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and a former member of the Ohio State Dental Board.
Joy Millis, CSP president of Joy Communication in Charlotte, NC is a Visiting Faculty at the University of Miami and University of Texas.
Shane Samy, DMD is Director of Oregon-AAID Implant Maxi-Course®, a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry, a Master of the Academy of General Dentistry.
Our faculty is dedicated to providing the highest level of care to our patients. We are constantly updating our knowledge and skills to stay at the forefront of the latest advancements in implant dentistry. We look forward to welcoming you to our practice and helping you achieve your best smile. Check out belmontdental.com.au, dentistellenbrook.com.au and myemergencydentist.com.au