Meet Our Faculty

Dental Learning faculty members include some of the most distinguished professionals and respected leaders in the field of dentistry, each showing a commitment to excellence in practice and instruction.



Frank J. Milner DDS, AAACD

Frank J. Milnar DDS, AAACDFrank J. Milnar DDS, AAACD is a graduate from the University of Minnesota...

Tarun Agarwal, DDS

Dr. Tarun Agarwal represents the next generation of leadership for the dental profession. As a...

Dr. Jeffrey Gruneich

Prior to Provia Laboratories, Dr. Jeffrey Gruneich was a worldwide biobanking specialist for IBM...

Frank J. Milnar DDS, AAACD

Frank J. Milnar DDS, AAACDFrank J. Milnar DDS, AAACD is a graduate from the University of Minnesota...

Brett E. Gilbert, D.D.S.

Brett Gilbert, DDSDr. Brett Gilbert received his DDS and Certificate in Endodontics from the...

Rod Kurthy, DMD

Rod Kurthy, DMDDr. Rod Kurthy, Developer of the KöR Whitening System.Rod practiced in Mission Viejo...

Jill Nesbitt, MBA

Jill Nesbitt, MBAJill Nesbitt, MBA has 20 years experience in dental group practice management for...

Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhD

Ann Eshenaur Spolarich, RDH, PhDAnn Eshenaur Spolarich is an internationally recognized author and...

Patti DiGangi, RDH, BS

Patti DiGangi, RDH, BSMs. DiGangi works with dental professionals to improve practice profitability...

Dr. Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI

Dr. Charles Schlesinger, DDS, FICOI, an internationally renowned implant educator for the past 9...

Dr. Fay Goldstep

Dr. Fay Goldstep has been an ADA Seminar Series Speaker, and has lectured at the ADA, Yankee, AACD...

Tom Gallop, CEO of SS White

Tom GallopTom is an owner and CEO of SS White, a dental manufacturing company with a 168-year...

Dr. Michael A. Miyasaki, DDS

Michael A. Miyasaki, DDSDr. Miyasaki is a 1987 graduate of the University of Southern California...

Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C)

Gary Glassman, DDS, FRCD(C)Dr. Gary Glassman graduated from the University of Toronto, Faculty of...

Robert A. Lowe, DDS

Robert A. LoweDr. Robert A. Lowe graduated magna cum laude from Loyola University School of...

Daniel W. Boston, DMD

Daniel W. Boston, DMDDr. Boston is currently Associate Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Associate...

James L. Gutmann DDS

James L. Gutmann, DDS, PhD (honoris causa), FACD, FICD, FADI, Dip ABE Professor Emeritus Baylor...

Michael Scherer, DMD, MS, FACP

Michael D. Scherer, DMD, MS, received his dental degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft....

Dr. Lou Graham

Dr. Lou Graham is a graduate of Emory Dental School. He is the past Dental Director at the...

Dr. John Strange

Dr. Lou Graham is a graduate of Emory Dental School. He is the past Dental Director at the...

Carl Drago, DDS, MS

Carl J. Drago, DDS, MS received his dental degree from the Ohio State University College of...

Anita Daniels, RDH

Anita Daniels, RDHMs. Daniels is a registered dental hygienist with clinical experience in...

Ronnie J. Goené, DMD

Anita Daniels, RDHMs. Daniels is a registered dental hygienist with clinical experience in...

Dr. Rob Rabi

Rob Rabi, DMD Dr. Rabi’s enthusiasm for dentistry began during high school when he lived in Orlando...

Larry Sweeting, DDS

Larry Sweeting, DDSDr. Sweeting held a clinical part-time faculty appointment in the Post-Doctoral...

Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD, FPFA, FACD, FADI, DICOI, DADIA

Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD, FPFA, FACD, FADI, DICOI, DADIADr. Gregori M. Kurtzman is in private...

Marc Balson, DDS, FIAE

Marc Balson, DDS, FIAEDr. Marc Balson has been in practice for over 35 years in Essex County, where...

Wendy Briggs, RDH

Wendy Briggs, RDHWendy Briggs is the president and CEO of Hygiene Diamonds, a worldwide practice...

Renee' Graham, RDH, MEd

Renee' Graham, RDH, MEd Renee' is the Southeast Clinical Educator for DENTSPLY Professional. Renee...

Elizabeth Nies, RDH, BS

Elizabeth Nies, RDH, BS has been a clinical hygienist for 30 years. As evidence of her commitment...

Debra Z. Sabatini, RDH

As a keynote speaker Debra Z. Sabatini, RDH, specializes in marketing progressive informational,...

Timothy J. Caruso, PT, MBA

Timothy J. Caruso, PT, MBA is a practicing physical therapist who is nationally known as a...

Dr. Marty Jablow

Dr. Marty Jablow, who has a private practice in Woodbridge, NJ, graduated from the University of...

Dr. David Little

Dr. David Little maintains a private practice in San Antonio, TX, with an emphasis on comprehensive...

Dr. Todd E. Shatkin, DDS

Over the past 12 years, Todd E. Shatkin, DDS, has placed over 12,000 mini dental implants and...

Dr. Edwin Parks DMD, MS

Dr. Parks is a Professor of Diagnostic Sciences in the Oral Pathology, Medicine & Radiology...

Dr. V. Kim Kutsch

Dr. Kutsch is the founding President of the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry and the...

Bruce Ouellette, DDS

Bruce Ouellette, DDSDr. Ouellette received his dental degree from the University of Maryland in...

Dr Mark Anthony Limosani

Dr Mark Anthony Limosani received his DMD. degree from the University of Montreal in 2007. Since...

Dr. John A. Khademi

Dr. John A. Khademi received his DDS from the University of California San Francisco, and his...

Martin B. Goldstein DMD, FAGD

Martin B. Goldstein DMD, FAGD, is a graduate of the University of Connecticut School of Dental...

David Fantarella, DMD

David Fantarella, DMD, has been in practice as a general dentist in Hamden and North Haven, CT, for...

Eugene Z. Levin, DDS

Eugene Z. Levin, DDSDr. Levin graduated from the Loyola University of Chicago Dental School in 1988...

Ron Kaminer, DDS

Colleen Rutledge, RDH is a dental hygiene consultant, national speaker, practicing hygienist and...

Ian E. Shuman, DDS, MAGD, AFAAID

Ian E. Shuman, DDS, MAGD, AFAAIDDr. Ian Shuman maintains a full-time general, reconstructive, and...

Jonny Brennan, MD, DMD, MPH

Jonny Brennan, MD, DMD, MPHDr. Jonny Brennan is Owner and General Dentist at Brennan Dental in...

J. Elliott Brennan, DMD

Jonny Brennan, MD, DMD, MPHDr. Jonny Brennan is Owner and General Dentist at Brennan Dental in...

Theresa M. Johnson, RDH, MBA

Theresa M. Johnson, RDH, MBATheresa Johnson is a Clinical Educator for DENTSPLY Professional,...

Julie MacGregor, MS MBA

Julie MacGregor, MS MBA, is President and CEO at Global Safety Management, a provider of innovative...

Eric Nuss

Eric Nuss leads the Business Solutions Department of Henry Schein Dental. As part of this offering...

Shane Ricci, DDS, FAGD

Shane Ricci, DDS, FAGD, attended the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio,...

Mark E. Hyman, DDS

Mark E. Hyman, DDSDr. Hyman is a renowned, full-time practicing dentist in Greensboro, NC, and a...

Colleen Rutledge, RDH

Colleen Rutledge, RDH is a dental hygiene consultant, national speaker, practicing hygienist and...

Dr. John C. Comisi

John C. Comisi, DDS, MAGDDr. John Comisi is a graduate of Northwestern University Dental School and...

Abdulfatah A. Hanoun, DDS, G.Dip, M.Sc

Sawsan Tabbaa, DDS, MS is an Assistant Professor, Department of Orthodontics, School Dental...

Marhya Kelsch LCSW, MSW, BSW, AA

Noel Kelsch RDH, RDHAP, AS, BS Noel Kelsch is an international speaker, writer, researcher and...

Shika Gupta BDS, DDS

Foroud Hakim, DDSDr. Hakim earned his DDS in 1991 from the University of the Pacific (UP), Arthur A...

Mouchumi Bhattacharyya, PhD

Foroud Hakim, DDSDr. Hakim earned his DDS in 1991 from the University of the Pacific (UP), Arthur A...

Marcia A. Loo, DDS

Foroud Hakim, DDSDr. Hakim earned his DDS in 1991 from the University of the Pacific (UP), Arthur A...

G. Franklin Shull, Jr., DMD

G. Franklin Shull, Jr., DMDDr. Shull graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina School...

Scott MacLean, DDS, FADI, FACD, FICD, FPFA

Scott MacLean, DDS, FADI, FACD, FICD, FPFADr. Scott MacLean is currently a part-time clinical...

Scott Benjamin, DDS

Scott Benjamin, DDSDr. Scott Benjamin is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine and...

Jan LeBeau, RDH

Scott Benjamin, DDSDr. Scott Benjamin is a graduate of SUNY Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine and...

Sonia S Leziy

Sonia S. Leziy, DDS, received her dental degree from McGill University and post-graduate degree in...

Jacqueline Russo RN, DDS

Jacqueline Russo, RN, DDS Jacqueline Russo’s entire adult life has been dedicated to the study of...

Noel Kelsch RDH, RDHAP, AS, BS

Noel Kelsch RDH, RDHAP, AS, BS Noel Kelsch is an international speaker, writer, researcher and...

Karen A. Schulze, DDS, PhD

Foroud Hakim, DDSDr. Hakim earned his DDS in 1991 from the University of the Pacific (UP), Arthur A...

Bernadette Alvear Fa, DDS

Bernadette Alvear Fa, DDS, BS, CPTDr. Bernadette Alvear Fa is an assistant professor with the...

Foroud Hakim, DDS

Foroud Hakim, DDSDr. Hakim earned his DDS in 1991 from the University of the Pacific (UP), Arthur A...

Robert W. Berg, DMD

Robert W. Berg, DMDDr. Robert W. Berg received his DMD degree from Tufts University School of...

Richard Champagne DMD, FAGD

Richard Champagne DMD, FAGDDr. Richard Champagne received his dental degree from Fairleigh...

Richard Nagelberg, DDS

Larry Sweeting, DDSDr. Sweeting held a clinical part-time faculty appointment in the Post-Doctoral...

Dr. Sam J. Halabo

Dr. Sam J. HalaboDr. Sam J. Halabo is an accomplished national and international speaker, author...

Stuart J. Froum, DDS

Stuart J. Froum, DDSDr. Froum is an international lecturer and has been in private practice for...

Sang-Choon Cho, DDS

Stuart J. Froum, DDSDr. Froum is an international lecturer and has been in private practice for...

Peter Michael Loomer, BSc, DDS, PhD, MRCD

Stuart J. Froum, DDSDr. Froum is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He earned his...

Dr. Aikaterini Georgantza

Stuart J. Froum, DDSDr. Froum is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He earned his...

Takanori Suzuki, DDS, PhD

Stuart J. Froum, DDS Dr. Stuart J. Froum is an international lecturer and has been in private...

Yung Cheng Paul, Yu DDS

Stuart J. Froum, DDSDr. Froum is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He earned his...

Louis R. Kaufman, DDS

Louis R. Kaufman, DDSLouis R. Kaufman, DDS, is a nationally recognized educator, author, and...

Dr. Douglas A. Young

Bernadette Alvear Fa, DDS, BS, CPTDr. Bernadette Alvear Fa is an assistant professor with the...

Lynn Marsh

Lynn Marsh, RDH, EdDLynn Marsh is an associate professor in the Department of Dental Hygiene at...

Kibong Kim, DDS

Stuart J. Froum, DDSDr. Froum is an international lecturer and has been in private practice for...

Michael Skramstad, DDS

Michael Skramstad, DDS, graduated from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 2000. He...

Alan M. Atlas, DMD

Alan M. Atlas, DMD,  received his degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental...

Padma Raman, DMD

Alan M. Atlas, DMD,  received his degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental...

Dr. Jeff Blank

Dr. Blank maintains a full-time practice, focusing on cosmetic and restorative dentistry. Dr. Blank...

Dr. Howard Strassler, DMD, FADM, FAGD

Howard E. Strassler, DMD, FADM, FAGDDr. Howard E. Strassler is Professor, Division of Operative...

Sawsan Tabbaa, DDS, MS

Sawsan Tabbaa, DDS, MS is an Assistant Professor, Department of Orthodontics, School Dental...

Michelle L. Burlingame, DMD, MS

Sawsan Tabbaa, DDS, MS is an Assistant Professor, Department of Orthodontics, School Dental...

C. Brian Preston, BDS, PhD

Sawsan Tabbaa, DDS, MS is an Assistant Professor, Department of Orthodontics, School Dental...

Rishi Kothari, DDS

Sawsan Tabbaa, DDS, MS is an Assistant Professor, Department of Orthodontics, School Dental...

Yogi Kothari, DMD

Sawsan Tabbaa, DDS, MS is an Assistant Professor, Department of Orthodontics, School Dental...

Léon Pariente, DDS

Stuart J. Froum, DDSDr. Stuart J. Froum is an international lecturer and has been in private...

David Avery, CDT

Chris Salierno, DDS, received his BS from Muhlenberg College and his DDS from SUNY Stony Brook...

Dr. Steven R. Jefferies

Dr. Steven R. Jefferies is a Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry, Maurice H....

Dr. Håkan Engqvist

Dr. Steven R. Jefferies is a Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry, Maurice H....

Brad Potter, DDS, MS

Brad Potter, DDS, MSDr. Brad Potter graduated from Northwestern University School of Dentistry in...