JULY 18, 2020

DENTISTRY DISRUPTED
DENTAL SPECIALIST EDITION

Dentistry Disrupted
Dental Specialist Edition

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ABOUT THE EVENT

Join us on Saturday, July 18th, 2020 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM EST via Zoom, register above.

The business side of specialty dentistry has been disrupted. Endo, Pedo, Pros, OMFS, Anesthesia and a host of other specialists need to pivot and prepare for the opportunities ahead. We will explore the business side of specialty dentistry as you have the opportunity to hear from some of North America’s top young specialists share their journey and practical advice.

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DENTAL SPECIALIST EDITION AGENDA

Meet our Speakers

VIC JINDAL

Vic Jindal, President of Jindal Financial Group and CEO of Dentistry Disrupted, has been in practice for over 25 years. His focus is on practice management, tax planning, wealth and risk for dental professionals across Canada. As a dental industry influencer with a large North American and International social media following, he has been interviewed and authored timely commentary for well known professional organizations.

Vic has been an active member of his community having volunteered and chaired serval not for profit organizations including the London Community Foundation, Canadian Club, The London, Club, London Health Sciences Foundation, Orchestra London, Museum London and with his family founded the Jindal Family Foundation which supports educational causes in Canada and globally.

Jindal Financial, Dentistry Disrupted has grown to become the leading dental advisory firm in the country. They continue to partner with thousands of dental professionals to assist in optimizing best strategies for growth using a proactive approach to the business of dentistry in this ever-evolving profession.

Dr. Jacqueline Lopez-Gross

Dr. Jacqueline Lopez Gross is a dentist from Venezuela that received her M.Sc. in Endodontics from University of Toronto in 2018. Prior to her specialty training she finished a one year Advanced Program in Endodontics at New York University.

Jackie is well known as a high achiever; as a resident, she broke all the records for the number of completed cases and apical surgeries in the history of the program; while the average resident finishes around 200 cases and 12 endodontic surgeries, Jackie completed over 300 cases and 35 surgeries. She also placed 10 implants when the requirement for an endo resident is just two. Her research project in neuroscience received awards from the International College of Prosthodontics and International Federation of Endodontics Association in 2019. She was also awarded as “Best Oral Research Presentation” at the American Association of Endodontics Annual meeting in 2018.

Currently, she is a lecturer in the Graduate Endodontic Program at University of Toronto and an Adjunct Clinical faculty at University of Western Ontario. 
She is an associate in a practice limited to Endodontics in London,ON. and in a multi-specialty practice in Guelph, ON. 

Dr. John Mansour

Dr. John Mansour obtained his DDS from the University of Detroit Mercy. He proceeded to complete specialty training in Dental Anesthesiology at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, followed by specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry at The Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City. Dr. Mansour enjoys the many perks of treating children including discussing favourite cartoon characters and finding creative ways of making dentistry as fun as possible. He currently practices as an associate in Hamilton, Guelph, and London.

Dr. Michael Jaskolka

Dr. Jaskolka is the director of Children’s Surgery as well as the Cleft and Craniofacial Program at the New Hanover Regional Medical Center. He has dedicated his career to the care of patients with acquired and congenital facial differences with a focus on the treatment of children with cleft lip and palate, craniosynostosis and other craniofacial conditions.

Dr. Jaskolka is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and is fellowship trained in Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery.

He graduated with distinction from the University of Toronto with an Honours Bachelor of Science Degree in biology, earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree with distinction from the University of Western Ontario and completed an internship at the University of British Columbia and Vancouver General Hospital. He received his Doctor of Medicine Degree from UNC Chapel Hill, where he also completed a general surgery internship and residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He went on to serve as a fellow in the Department of Pediatric Cleft and Craniomaxillofacial Surgery at the prestigious Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children in Orlando, Fla.

He continues to maintain a strong relationship with UNC and holds the rank of Adjunct Assistant Professor both in the school of medicine and in the school of dentistry. Previously, he was the co-director of the FACES Cleft and Craniofacial Program, and pediatric craniomaxillofacial fellowship-training program at the Charleston Area Medical Center, WVa.

Dr. Jaskolka is an active member of multiple local, regional and national medical societies as well as the American College of Surgeons (ACS), American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS), American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons (AACMFS), and the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA). He is past chair of the AAOMS Pediatric Clinical Interest Group and is a current member of the Cleft Palate Foundation Publications Committee.

Dr. Jaskolka publishes and lectures regularly both regionally and nationally. He is actively involved in research with the goal of advancing the art and science of cleft and craniofacial reconstructive surgery. His main research interests relate to the clinical application of MRI in cleft palate reconstruction as well as the use of technology to improve craniofacial skeletal reconstruction.

Dr. Jaskolka is committed to helping individuals with disabilities. He travels annually with Sharing the Journey International to provide treatment for children and adults with cleft lip and palate in Guatemala. Locally he sits on the board of the New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation.

Dr. Ted Damas

Dr. Ted Damas was born and raised on the north side of Toronto. He attended the University of Toronto for his undergraduate studies and received his DDS degree from the University of Western Ontario in 2003. While attending, he received the Laura Stakiu Memorial Award and was named on the Dean’s list. Following graduation, Dr. Damas completed a 1-year AEGD program at the University of Maryland in 2004.

After 1 year in private practice, he returned to graduate school at the University of Illinois at Chicago where he completed his specialty certificate in endodontics in 2007. In addition to his clinical training as a resident, he was involved in teaching, conducting research, and giving presentations. Dr. Damas is active in organized dentistry with memberships in the Ontario Society of Endodontists, Canadian Academy of Endodontics, American Association of Endodontists, and the Halton Peel Dental Association. Ted is a past president of the Ontario Society of Endodontists.

In 2009, Dr. Damas joined Dr. Michael Hepworth to form Hepworth and Damas Endodontics in Oakville Ontario, where he maintains fulltime practice. In his spare time, Dr. Damas enjoys spending time with his family and friends, travelling, skiing, golfing and playing ice hockey. Ted is a firm believer in giving back to the community. He is a supporter of the Oakville Hospital Foundation and Sick Kids Foundation.

Dr. Effie Habsha

Dr. Habsha received her Bachelor of Science degree and earned her DDS degree from the University of Toronto. Dr. Habsha received her Diploma in Prosthodontics and Master of Science degree, both from the University of Toronto. She is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada (RCDC) and is currently examiner and Section Head for the Oral Examination in Prosthodontics for the RCDC. Dr. Habsha is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Dentistry, Eastman Institute for Oral Health at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She has served as an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto and currently instructs both at the undergraduate and graduate level in Prosthodontics at U of T.

Dr. Habsha is a Professor at George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology and is the On-staff Prosthodontist at MedCan clinic in Toronto. She holds an appointment as Staff Prosthodontist at Mount Sinai Hospital where she instructs the dental residents and is involved in various clinical research projects.

Dr. Habsha is an Associate Fellow of the Academy of Prosthodontics and Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics. She is also a Fellow of The Pierre Fauchard Academy and holds memberships in numerous Prosthodontic organizations and societies. She lectures both nationally and internationally on various Prosthodontic topics and maintains a private practice limited to Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry in Toronto.

Dr. Preety Desai

Dr. Preety Desai has trained in dentistry at McGill University, specialized in periodontics at the UBC and further went on to receive an MSc in laser dentistry from Aachen University. She maintains a full time practice and is clinical associate professor at UBC in undergraduate and graduate periodontics. She has lectured internationally at the AAP, Academy of Osseointegration, ICOI, WCLI and various study clubs and dental societies. She is passionate in sharing her experience and knowledge in merging laser technology and its benefits in her specialty periodontal and implant fields.

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