Dr. Joshua Austin
Josh Austin, DDS, is a storyteller who happens to be a regular, everyday general dentist. His courses are sprinkled with real-life stories and presented with a sense of humor.
Get a taste of Dr. Austin’s unique delivery in What's New? Materials and Tech that Expedite Excellence; Expedited Excellence: Efficiency and Predictability with Direct Restorations; and Our Chamfered Psyche: The Mental Dental Connection.
Dr. Alan Budenz
Alan Budenz, DDS, is a general dentist who loves to teach practical clinical local anesthesia. Trained as an anatomist prior to dental school, his focus has always been to share his appreciation of the immense variability of human anatomy and how to best address that diversity for efficient, safe, and comfortable anesthesia for our patients.
Learn to deliver local anesthesia comfortably in Wait! I Still Feel That!
Dr. Purnima Kumar
Purnima Kumar, DDS, PhD, is a paradigm changer who examines traditional dogmas through new lenses. She investigates the causes that underlie human diseases and translates her findings to clinical diagnosis, disease prevention, or therapy.
Benefit from Dr. Kumar’s findings in The Mouth Isn't Vegas: What Happens Here Doesn't Stay Here and E-cigarettes and Oral Health: Cloudy with a Chance of Disease.
Dr. Rico Short
Rico Short, DMD, believes dentistry is his ministry. He encourages dentists and endodontists to believe in themselves and embrace their uniqueness. Dr. Short practices what he preaches–he calls himself a “real-life unicorn!”
He will update you on the latest in endodontics in Current Trends in Endodontics: Fact vs. Fiction course and will share his own journey in his Lunch Chat: Minorities in Dentistry.
Dr. Juan Yepes
Juan F. Yepes, DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH, has a passion for teaching and interacting with his audience. He emphasizes that children are not small adults, and dentists need to provide a differential diagnosis of the multiple oral conditions that affect children.
In Update in Pediatric Oral Medicine, he will cover the entire spectrum of children’s most common medical issues with repercussions in dental treatment.