CDDS Seminar Speakers

At the CDDS we know learning is about interactivity and engagement. That is why we strive to attract the top Dental speakers for our member Seminars. Below is the 2017/2018 list of current speakers.

Dr. Cliff Ruddle

Dr. Clifford J. Ruddle is Founder and Director of Advanced Endodontics. Additionally, he maintains teaching positions at various dental schools, is a fellow in both the American and International Colleges of Dentistry, and has authored numerous articles and chapters for leading textbooks. As an inventor, Dr. Ruddle has designed and developed several instruments and devices that are widely used internationally. He is best known for

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Dr. Lesley David

Dr. Lesley David is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who maintains a private practice in Toronto, Canada. She is an Associate Clinician at the University of Toronto in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic, a Fellow and past examiner of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and is on staff at the Mt. Sinai Hospital and The Trillium Hospital. Dr. David lectures internationally on

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Dr. Anastasia Cholakis

Dr. Anastasia Kelekis-Cholakis obtained her BA in 1988 and her DMD and Diploma in Periodontics from the University of Manitoba in 1992 and 1998. She received her implant training at the Misch institute in Pittsburg. Dr. Kelekis-Cholakis is a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada and a member of the Canadian and American Academy of Periodontists and the Canadian Dental Association. She

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Dr. Steven Rasner

In 1981, Owens-­Illinois, the 6th largest glass plant in the world, closed its doors. What followed was a domino effect of failed businesses, staggering unemployment and a devastatingly bleak economy. That was the year after Dr. Steven Rasner opened his practice in southern New Jersey. Sadly, 34 years later, this area has remained nationally ranked for its unemployment, poverty levels and absence of growth. During

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Dr. Lee Ann Brady

Dr. Lee Ann Brady is a privately practicing dentist and nationally recognized educator, lecturer, and author. With an extensive history in leadership, previously as Executive VP of Clinical Education for Spear Education and Clinical Director of the Pankey Institute; Dr. Brady is currently the Director of Education for Clinical Mastery, providing hands-on and live patient programs across the country. Dr. Brady has also developed a

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Dr. Natalie Wong

Dr. Natalie Wong graduated from the University of Toronto with her Doctor of Dental Surgery in 1996 and received her Certificate in Prosthodontics from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in 2007. She is the only dentist that has attained a combination of the U.S. Board Certification in Implant Dentistry (Diplomate from the American Board of Oral Implantology (ABOI) – 2003), U.S. Board Certification in

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