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Advisory Board Members

Andrew McKamie, DDS
Dr. Andrew McKamie received his degree from the University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry. With 29 years of experience in advanced restorative dentistry and implant dentistry, he currently leads a team of 10 dental professionals in his practice in Bethany, OK. Dr. McKamie serves on numerous dental company advisory boards, participates in product evaluations, and lectures on implant dentistry, advanced restorative dentistry, and practice management.

Fiona M. Collins, BDS, MBA, MA
Dr. Fiona M. Collins has authored and presented CE courses to dental professionals and students in the US and internationally, and is a consultant in the dental industry. She is a member of the American Dental Association and the Organization for Asepsis, Safety and Prevention. Fiona earned her dental degree from Glasgow University and holds an MBA and MA from Boston University.

Ara Nazarian, DDS
Dr. Ara Nazarian has a private practice in Troy, Michigan, specializing in implants and restorative dentistry. He is the only dentist in Michigan to have received the Excellence in Dentistry Award. An active member of the Academy of General Dentistry and a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Dr. Nazarian lectures around the world and has published many articles on cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, and full mouth rehabilitation.

Bernadette Fa, DDS
After graduating from the University of the Pacific in 2006, Dr. Bernadette Fa became a clinical instructor at the University of Illinois, Chicago, for 2 years. She rejoined her alma mater in 2010 where she is an assistant professor in the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Sciences. Dr. Fa is a course director for the local anesthesia curriculum at the University of the Pacific. She practices with the Faculty Dental Service Group at the University of the Pacific.

Toni Adams, RDH, MA
Ms. Toni Adams graduated with an Associate of Science degree in Dental Hygiene from Foothill College in Los Altos Hills, California, in 1973 and also became a Registered Dental Hygienist the same year. She received her BA from San Jose State University in 2001 and received her MA from California State University in Sacramento, California, in 2008. She is the recipient of the Sonicare RDH 2009 Mentor of the Year award and is a member of the ADHA, California Dental Hygienists' Association, and is an active participant with

Manish Garala, DDS
Dr. Manish Garala received his dental degree in 1996 from the Turner Dental School, University of Manchester, England. He also successfully completed his Vocational and General Dental Practitioner degrees at Hope Dental Practice, Manchester, England. He completed his Postgraduate Degree in Endodontics at Nova Southeastern University with a Master of Science in Education. He has worked in private practice in Texas since 2002 and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Garala has also achieved the status of Diplomate in Endodontics, following successful completion of examinations from the American Board of Endodontics.

Michael Skramstad, DDS
Dr. Michael Skramstad is in private practice in Orono, MN, and performs all aspects of cosmetic, implant, and family dentistry with a particular focus on esthetic and CAD/CAM computerized dentistry. He attended and graduated from Purdue University with a BS in genetics before attending the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 2000. A product consultant for multiple dental companies, he has had the opportunity to test and evaluate many products before market launch and has published numerous articles on dental materials and CAD/CAM. Dr. Skramstad is a certified Advanced Trainer for Patterson Dental and has lectured internationally on technology and digital dentistry.

John Comisi, DDS
Dr. John Comisi is a graduate of Northwestern University Dental School and received his BS in Biology at Fordham University. He is a Clinical Instructor of Dentistry at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry. Dr. Comisi lectures nationally and internationally on various dental topics and procedures and has been published in many dental journals and healthcare magazines. He is also a spokesperson for the Academy of General Dentistry. Dr. Comisi is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, New York State Dental Association, the Sixth District Dental Society and the American and International Association of Dental Research. He has been in private practice in Ithaca, NY, since 1983.