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 2018/2019 list of current speakers.

Speakers are displayed in order of course presentation.

Dr. Marshall Fagin

Dr. Marshall Fagin is a Prosthodontist and as an international lecturer and educator for over 35 years, he frequently updates his colleagues on the most recent advances in his specialty, including cosmetic and implant dentistry and on complex major crown and bridge cases. In 2013 he received the highest honor given by his local Dental Society, the coveted Frank Stone Award, for his many years

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Dr. Jeff Coil

Dr. Jeffrey Coil received his undergraduate, dental and doctorate degrees from the University of British Columbia. He practiced general dentistry for 8 years and was a Clinical Instructor in Endodontics and Periodontics, before obtaining his certificate in Endodontics at the University of Washington in 1993. He serves as an editorial consultant for the Journal of the Canadian Dental Association and on the Scientific Advisory Board

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Dr. Doug Thompson

Dr. Doug Thompson began his dental career at age eighteen, working as an in-house laboratory technician. He graduated from University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1996 and then completed a one-year hospital-based V. A. Residency In 1997. He then bought an established private practice in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, and continues to practice there today under the practice name, Integrative Oral Medicine. Dr. Thompson has

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Mr. Steven Anderson

Steven J. Anderson is the founder and president of the Total Patient Service Institute ( that specializes in implementing the highest level of patient service, communication and management skills in dental practices. Over the last twenty-five years he has spoken at every major dental meeting in North America, Australia and the United Kingdom, conducted hundreds of seminars, worked with thousands of dental practices to increase

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Dr. Parag Kachalia

Dr. Parag R. Kachalia is a Tenured Associate Professor and the former Vice Chair of Simulation, Technology and Research and at the University of the Pacific. He is a fellow of the International and American College of Dentists as well as the American Dental Education Association’s leadership institute. Dr. Kachalia is also a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. In addition, he is

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Dr. Shouresh Charkhandeh

Dr. Shouresh Charkhandeh is a general dentist who maintains a group of private practices in Edmonton and Calgary with an interest in Dental Sleep Medicine. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS) Degree and Bachelor of Medical Sciences from the University of Alberta, Canada. He then furthered his education and training by completing a Research Fellowship in the area of “Sleep and Dental Sleep Medicine”

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