About The Authors
Dr. Rutherford is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Orthodontic Society. He is a Fellow of the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation, an honor achieved by fewer than 2% of sedation dentists, and mentors other dentists in sedation techniques. He is also a Diplomat of the American Dental Implant Association, the highest level of recognition awarded to less than 1% of its member dentists. Dr. Rutherford has trained with some of the leading dentists and top experts in the fields of sedation dentistry, dental implants, and cosmetic dentistry. He maintains an extensive program of advanced study, attaining over 600 hours of such continuing education in the past 3 years alone. Dr. Robin Rutherford continues to receive honors and awards for his work. He has been voted the "Best Dentist in Odessa" by the Odessa American Readers' Choice poll, he was featured in Consumer Research Council's "Guide to Americas Top Dentists" in 2004, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and again in 2012 and, most recently, Texas Monthly magazine included him as one of the "Texas Super Dentists" from 2011 - 2014.
Robin Rutherford, D.D.S.
The Art of Dentistry
Dr. Wells has been a featured dentist on Extreme Makeover, the Learning Channel and Wellness Hour. Due to his exceptional work in the field of cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Wells was chosen as a "Top Dentist in America" in 2005 and 2010. In addition to his work in his dental practice, Dr. Wells is an advocate for others and is an active participant in several charities including Smiles for Life, Give Back a Smile, Dustin J. Wells Foundation, Smiles for Hope and Interfaith Dental Clinic. Dr. Wells owns and operates the Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry in Brentwood, Tennessee. Dr. Wells has over 25 years of experience helping his patients achieve the smile that they have always wanted. He is currently a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry accreditation review board. Dr. Wells invented and developed DURAthin veneers—the no drill dental veneers that preserve more of the natural teeth. He instructs other dentists through seminars and hands-on programs on various aspects of cosmetic dentistry. He regularly lectures about cosmetic dentistry to impart his wisdom and knowledge to other dentists as well as networking with some of the leading cosmetic dentists in the world.
Dennis J. Wells, D.D.S.
Nashville Center for Aesthetic Dentistry
With her extensive experience in advanced dental procedures, Dr. Rozenberg is recognized as one of New York's leading cosmetic dentists. She is the creator and founder of her private practice, Lana Rozenberg, D.D.S., located on New York's Upper East Side. She serves as the cosmetic dentist to top editors of major beauty and health magazines. Her focus on the most advanced techniques in the dental field has led her to be featured in several major national publications and television programs, including Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Allure, Health, Cosmopolitan, Glamour, New York Magazine, the Discovery Channel, Reuters News, Channel 7 News, NY 1 News, Fox 5 News, "Good Morning America," and more. Dr. Rozenberg earned her doctor of dental surgery degree from the University of the Pacific Dental School in San Francisco, where she graduated in the top ten percent of her class. In 1998, Dr. Rozenberg graduated from New York University School of Continuing Education, where she received specialized training in Surgical and Prosthetic Aspects of Implants. She completed a mini residency in Periodontics at New York University the following year. Licensed by the Northeastern Regional Board, Dr. Rozenberg is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD). She served as a national spokesperson for Reach MAX Oral Care Products from 2002 until 2007 and as the spokesperson for Crest Whitening Products in 2010.
Lana Rozenberg, D.D.S.
Lana Rozenberg, D.D.S.
New York, New York
Dr. Jack D. Griffin has an exceptional practice in St Louis county Missouri where he and his staff perform all phases of general dentistry from high-end cosmetic procedures to "every day" restorative and preventive care. Dr. Griffin is one of the most honored and awarded dentists in the country. He is one of a very few number of dentists to be awarded by his peers Diplomat status with the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry (ABAD), accreditation with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) and Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD). Due to his experience and knowledge, Dr. Griffin teaches and lectures about the various aspects and techniques of cosmetic dentistry. He also meets with other dentists to help them learn about practice management, digital photography, direct bonding techniques, cosmetic veneers, and CAD/CAM dentistry. Dr. Griffin has taken over 2000 hours of continuing education since graduating dental school… his commitment to keep learning keeps him at the top of his profession. Being at the top of his profession, he is often asked write articles for prestigious professional journals such as Practical Procedures and Aesthetic Dentistry, Journal of Oral Health, Canadian Journal of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, Compendium, Dentistry Today, Inside Dentistry, Dental Economics, and Contemporary Esthetics, Dental Products Report and Dental Equipment and Materials.
Jack D. Griffin, Jr., D.M.D.
Eureka Smile Center
Dr. Tanya L. DeSanto, a graduate of Northwestern University, has been creating beautiful smiles for adults and children for over 20 years. She is committed to providing her patients with exceptional state of the art cosmetic services giving them the beautiful smile they desire. Dr. DeSanto was recently inducted into the International College of Dentists, the oldest and largest international honor society for dentists. She is a teacher and a leader in her community, Springfield, Illinois. In addition to her long list of accomplishments, Dr. DeSanto is a sustaining member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a Past President of the G.V. Black District Dental Society, the Chicago Dental Society, the American Dental Association, American Association of Women Dentists, the Dental Organization for Conscious Sedation and a founding member of the Prairie Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Tanya L. DeSanto, D.D.S.
Prairie Dental Group
Since 1998, cosmetic dentist Dr. Lance Timmerman DMD has been helping people in Seattle with personal, caring and advanced procedures designed to improve the health and appearance of their smiles. He has based his practice on providing his patients with personalized care. He believes in investing the time that it takes to ensure that each patient fully understands his or her condition and the treatment options. He explains everything in plain language and answers patient questions so patients can make an informed decision about the treatment plan that is right for them. This personalized care has made Dr. Timmerman one of the top cosmetic dentists. As a facial esthetics expert, he is a leading dental provider for Botox and other injectibles and teaches other dentists. ABC affiliate KOMO 4 News did a special feature on Dr. Timmerman and his practice. Dr. Timmerman graduated from the Oregon Health Sciences University School of Dental Medicine. He has not only learned the lessons that only experience can teach, he has continued his dental education with courses at the prestigious Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), NYU's Aesthetic Advantage and John Kois Center for Dental Excellence. His membership and certifications in advanced dental organizations allow him to keep current in the various aspects of dental care that matter to his patients and demonstrate his knowledge and skill.
Lance Timmerman, D.M.D.
Lance Timmerman, D.M.D.
Dr. Todd C. Snyder received his doctorate in dental surgery at the University of California at Los Angeles School of Dentistry. Thereafter, he trained at the prestigious F.A.C.E. Institute for complex gnathological and temporomandibular joint disorders (TMD). He was on the faculty of the Center for Esthetic Dentistry at U.C.L.A. where he helped create and co-direct the first every two year graduate program in Aesthetic and Cosmetic Restorative Dentistry. Dr. Snyder is currently on the faculty at Esthetic Professionals. Due to his vast experience and expertise in cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Snyder is a consultant for dental manufacturing companies and has researched and recommended changes for many of the materials now being used in dentistry. As a dentist, author, international lecturer, researcher and instructor at various teaching facilities, Dr. Snyder offers a lot on many levels to not only his patients but also his colleagues around the world. He has authored numerous articles worldwide on contemporary restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Snyder is a member of the Catapult Elite Group, an international speaker's consortium. Dr. Snyder is an Accredited Member of the prestigious American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, less than 1% of US dentists have achieved this status. His commitment to his patients goes above and beyond simply being a dentist. His comprehensive approach to cosmetic dentistry shows in the beautiful smiles that he creates.
Todd C. Snyder, D.D.S.
Aesthetic Dental Designs
Orange County, California
With over 30 years in the dental profession, Texas General Dentist Dr. Mary Swift is known for her advanced dental and cosmetic techniques, which she continues to improve with hundreds of post-graduate course hours. Dr. Swift and her staff have received the Consumer's Choice Award for Cosmetic Dentistry the last four years. After being trained in 2004 in the use of BOTOX® to treat TMJ headache pain, she became nationally renowned. Dr. Mary Swift founded Dallas Laser Dentistry in 1997. Her focus on patient service has helped change the way modern private practice dentistry operates in Dallas. Her patients relax in a soothing, spa-like environment overlooking North Dallas, complete with heated massage chairs and aromatherapy, while Dr. Mary Swift utilizes her extensive experience, laser technology, advanced training and aesthetic skills to analyze and create a smile uniquely designed and ideally suited to the patient's face. With her patients, Dr. Swift is known for her caring and educational approach, her ability to listen to each patient's desires, for involving each patient in the development of their own unique treatment plan and for her customized smile creations that optimize each patient's facial bone structure and personality. Dr. Swift builds smiles that not only are contagious, but that are designed to last.
Dr. Lois Kovalchick graduated with honors and received her Doctorate in Dental Surgery (DDS) from the University Of Detroit School Of Dentistry. She received a Bachelor of Science from the University of Detroit where she also received a degree as a Dental Hygienist. She completed the Comprehensive Dentistry Program at the Peter Dawson Academy and the Cosmetic Dentistry Program at the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry. She was an instructor at the University Of Detroit School Of Dentistry for ten years. Dr. Kovalchick opened her practice in Grosse Pointe and has provided caring and exceptional dental care to her patients for over 25 years. Her concentration is in comprehensive dentistry with a special interest in cosmetic and implant dentistry. For several consecutive years, Dr. Kovalchick was chosen as one of Metro Detroit's Top Dentists and featured in the Detroit Hour Magazine and Styleline Magazine. She is a recipient of the prestigious "Gold Metal" award presented by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentists for her aesthetic dentistry. One of her endeavors is her participation with a charitable program named GBAS (Give Back a Smile). The charity is sponsored by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentists and provides dental services to women who have been victims of domestic violence. She has been an active member in her local dental association, the Detroit District Dental Society the Eastern division, holding official positions as Secretary, Treasurer, Vice President and President. Dr. Kovalchick maintains an active membership in the American Dental Association and the Michigan Dental Association. She is also a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Lois Kovalchick, D.D.S.
Grosse Point Signature Smiles
Grosse Pointe Woods, Michigan
Dr. Ryan F. Ziegler has treated thousands of happy patients and he is known as a leading cosmetic dentist in Miami and South Florida. Dr. Ziegler practices at the Miami Center for Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry offering Brite Smile teeth whitening, dental implants, porcelain veneers, dentures, teeth-in-a-day, sedation dentistry, emergency dentistry and more. He is highly-trained in all types of cosmetic dentistry procedures, including tooth whitening, bridges, crowns, and veneers. As part of his comprehensive approach to dentistry, Dr. Ziegler works with your schedule to help ensure that you can receive the dental assistance that you need to have the smile that you want. Dr. Ziegler also works to make your cosmetic dentistry procedures affordable. Dr. Ziegler uses his education and experience to help patients achieve the smile that they have dreamed of for so long. His passion for his patients comes through in the way that he invests the time necessary to learn about his patients and their desires.
Ryan F. Ziegler, D.M.D.
Miami Center for Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry