Faculty

 

Dr. John Minichetti, Director

Dr. John C. Minichetti, Director of Implant and Reconstructive Dentistry of Englewood, has years of experience in cosmetic dentistry, implantology, and prosthetic reconstruction. Dr. Minichetti graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where he finished first in his class. He then completed a postdoctoral specialized training program at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. He has been the recipient of numerous awards, including those for oral medicine, pharmacology, and oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Minichetti has published many scientific articles and received his fellowship in several academics. He is a faculty member of Englewood Hospital and Mount Sinai Hospital, and formerly was at Fairleigh Dickinson University. Besides his outstanding academic and clinical skills, Dr. Minichetti is committed to his practice and patients foremost.

Dr. Minichetti has trained with some of the world’s most prominent dental specialists. Dr. John Minichetti has been practicing and teaching implant dentistry for over 25 years and has lectured and instructed worldwide. He is a fellow of The International Congress of Oral Implantology (ICOI), The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), The International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics, and The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID).  Dr. Minichetti is board certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/ Implant Dentistry. 

Dr. Minichetti is past-president of the AAID, Former Chairman of the AAID Research Foundation, Chairman of the AAID Study Club Committee and President of the AAID-Bergen County Dental Implant Study Group.  Dr. Minichetti is the Director of the Center for Implants and Aesthetics at Englewood Dental, Director of The Dental Implant Learning Center and Director of the Las Vegas AAID Maxicourse®  in Dental Implantology, held at UNLV, School of Dental Medicine.”

Dr. Minichetti is affiliated with these associations:

 

Dr. Shankar Iyer – Co-Director, Las Vegas AAID Maxicourse

Dr. Iyer is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He has lectured in over 20 countries and presented at over 100 symposia in Implant Dentistry and Prosthodontics. He is the Director of the prestigious AAID Implant Maxicourse held in Asia with centers in Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, New Delhi, Bangalore and Sri Lanka. He co-directs these courses in Las Vegas and at Rutgers, New Jersey. His services for the American Academy of Implant Dentistry earned him the recognition as an “Honored Fellow”. He currently holds the position of President of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

  • President, AAID
  • Clinical Asst. Professor, Departments of PG Periodontics, PG Prosthodontics and Implant Fellowship Programs, UMDNJ
  • Program Chairman, 61st AAID Annual Meeting, Washington DC
  • Course Director, AAID Maxicourse Asia – Saudi Arabia, Abu Dhabi, New Delhi and Bangalore
  • Past President NE District, AAID
  • Program Chairman, AAID Annual Meetings (2007, 2009, 2012)
  • Diplomat, American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry
  • Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Fellow, Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontists
  • Co-Director AAID Maxicourses – Las Vegas, UMDNJ, Iran
  • Fellow, International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics
 

Dr. Joseph D’Amore – Co-Director, New York AAID Maxicourse

Dr. Joseph C. D’Amore is a general dentist who practices cosmetic dentistry, implant dentistry, and prosthetic dentistry at the Center for Implants and AestheticsDr. D’Amore is a member of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, where he is recognized as an Associate Fellow of the Academy. Membership is granted to those demonstrating clinical proficiency in surgical and prosthetic dental implant techniques, in-depth knowledge of dental implants, and commitment to excellence in implant dental practice. Dr. D’Amore has been published in the prestigious Journal of Oral Implantology.

  • Associate Fellow, AAID
  • Treasurer, BCDISG
  • Member, ADA
  • Member, NJDA
  • Member, Bergen County Dental Society
  • Member, AGD
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Prof. Maurice Valen

  • CEO, Impladent LTD
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 Jason Kim, DDS

  • Associate Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Fellow, International Congress of Oral Implantology
  • Member of the Academy of Osseointegration
  • Member, American Dental Association
  • Member, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Faculty, NYU College of Dentistry Dept. of Continuing Education

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Jack Piermatti, DDS

  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral Implantology
  • Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Member, American College of Prosthodontists
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Kirk A. Kalogiannis, B.A., D.M.D., C.A.G.S., F.A.G.D., A.B.G.D.

  • Associate Fellow in Oral Implantology and Bone Grafting, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Member, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Member, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Member, American Association of Forensic Dentists
  • Member, American Dental Association
  • Member, American Board of General Dentistry
  • Clinical Associate Professor at New York University
  • Director of Park Ave Center for Aesthetic & Implant Dentistry
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Dr. Brian Jackson

  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry
  • Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
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Dr. Frank LaMar, Sr.

  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral Implantology
  • Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Past President
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Dr. Hilt Tatum

  • Diplomate, American Board Oral Implantology, Past President and Director
  • Fellow, American Academy Implant Dentistry, Past President
  • Fellow American College of Dentists
  • Fellow International College of Dentists
  • CEO, Tatum Surgical, Inc
 
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Dr. Jaime Lozada

  • Professor and Director, Graduate Program in Implant Dentistry, Loma Linda University
  • Professor, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
  • Diplomate, American Board of Implant Dentistry
  • Past President, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
 Dr. mohamed sharawy

Dr. Mohamed Sharawy

  • Professor and Director of Anatomy, Dept. of Oral Biology and Maxillofacial Pathology, Medical College of Georgia
  • Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical College of Georgia
  • Professor of Cell Biology & Anatomy, MCG School of Medicine
  • President, Anatomical Board for the State of Georgia
  • Board of Governors, American Academy of Implant Dentistry Research Foundation
  • Chairman, American Academy of Implant Dentistry Research Committee
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Dr. Nicholas Caplanis

  • Assistant Professor, Graduate Program in Implant Dentistry, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry
  • Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology
  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral Implantology/ Implant Dentistry
  • Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • President Elect, California Society of Periodontists
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Dr. Robert Miller

  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry
  • Associate Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
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Dr. Samuel Lee

  • Inventor of Crestal Window Sinus Grafting Technique
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Dr. Ian Shuman

  • Master, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Fellow, Pierre Fauchard Academy 
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Dr. James Rutkowski

  • Bachelors of Pharmacy from Duquesne University School of Pharmacy
  • Doctor of Dental Medicine from the University of Pittsburgh School of Dentistry
  • Ph.D. degree in Pharmacology/Toxicology from Duquesne University.
  • Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry
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 Dr. Larry Nalitt

  • Fellow, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Fellow, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Associate Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry

 

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Leonard I. Linkow, DDS, DMSc

Dr L.I.  Linkow  Honorary President of AAIP.
The name Linkow is synonymous with implants.
Dr. Linkow has traveled around the world to lecture and demonstrate his surgical and restorative implant procedures. He developed and introduced numerous implant systems, many of which are in use today throughout the world. 

In 1992 New York University created the first and only endowed chair in implantology in perpetuity with Dr. Linkow as the recipient.  Dr. Linkow is considered by his many colleagues as the “Father of Oral Implantology.”  Dr. Linkow is currently Clinical Professor, Department of Implant Dentistry, New York University College of Dentistry.

He has authored 13 textbooks and approximately 600 articles and guest chapters in professional journals and textbooks.      

 Matthew R. Young, DDS

  • Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • President, AAID Western District
  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry

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Irv Lubis, DMD

  • Diplomate, American Academy of Periodontics
  • CEO, Dental Success Marketing

 

Dr. Adam Foleck

  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral Implantology
  • Honored Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Member, Academy of General Dentistry
  • Member, American Dental Association
  • Former President, AAID Southern District
 

 

Dr. Bernee Dunson

  • Diplomate, American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry
  • Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
 

 

Dr. Natalie Wong

  • Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • Fellow, Academy of General Dentists
  • Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry
  • Board of Directors, American Board of Oral Implantology
  • Past-President, AAID Central District
 

 

Dr. Michael Scherer

  • Assistant Professor in Residence of Clinical Sciences, University of Nevada, Las Vegas School of Dental Medicine
  • Clinical Consultant/Lecturer, Zest Anchors LLC
 

 

Dr. Christopher Petrush

  • Associate Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry