Dr. Maurice A. Salama

Completed his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1985 where he was a member of the University Basketball Team and nominated to the State of New York All Scholastic Team. He received his BS in Biology upon graduation.

He then went on to graduate school to receive his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.

Dr. Salama completed a one-year general practice and surgical residency at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY in 1989-90 where he was named Chief Resident.

Dr. Salama later returned to the University of Pennsylvania SDM and received his dual specialty certification in Orthodontics and Periodontics, as well as his implant training at the Branemark Center at Penn.

Dr. Salama is currently on the faculty of the University of Pennsylvania and Dental College of Georgia as Clinical Assistant Professor of Periodontics.

Dr. Salama remains a Founder and a permanent member of the Scientific Committee of the world’s leading Online Dental Education Website www.DENTALXP.com

He is also a legacy member of the Team Atlanta Dental Practice which is a multidisciplinary practice world renowned for their clinical research in implants, reconstructive and esthetic dentistry.

Dr. Salama and his TEAM have published numerous scientific papers, book chapters and periodicals in peer reviewed journals and is often an invited Keynote and featured speaker at Dental Conferences around the world.

Dr. Lester Gil

  • Graduate of University of Medical Sciences – Cuba (Universidad de Ciencias Médicas) in 1995
  • Obtained Doctor in Dental Surgery Degree from University of Florida in 2008
  • Completed “Master Series in Implant Dentistry, Bone Grafting, & Soft Tissue Grafting”
  • Attained Masters in Cosmetic Dentistry and Dental Implantology
  • Over 26 years of dental excellence
  • Over 12 years of dental implant experience
  • Utilizes 3D CT-Scan for precise implant placement
  • Former vice president of Dental Training Center
  • President of Digital Training Center
  • Utilizes the latest dental technologies for optimal dental care
  • Member of the American Dental Association
  • Member of the Florida Dental Association
“In having my own dental practice, I have obtained many years of experience in oral implantology and dental implant placement. My experience in oral surgery has allowed me to become an expert in procedures to include bone grafting, sinus elevation, and full mouth reconstructions. My passion and many years of experience in working with digital dental technologies has enabled me to help patients restore their smiles and quality of life.

My office and my team utilize advanced digital dental technologies such as intraoral scanners, CBCT and 3D digital printers. I love helping my patients achieve their best smile and sharing the advances of dentistry with fellow colleagues.

It gives me great pride to be able to change people’s lives by restoring their oral functionality and smile”

Dr. Henry Salama, DMD

Dr. Salama received his post-doctoral specialty certificates in both periodontics and periodontal-prosthesis, fixed prosthodontics from the University of Pennsylvania. He is the former director of the Implant Research Center and Clinical Professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania.

Dr. Salama is currently in private practice in Linwood, New Jersey. The practice is limited to advanced restorative, esthetic and implant therapy. Dr. Salama lectures extensively nationally and internationally and has published numerous scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals over the past 35 years. His clinical research activities focus on long-term stability of esthetic soft tissue enhancement techniques, as well as minimally invasive techniques in esthetics and implant dentistry.

Dr. Salama is a member of the Scientific Committee of the leading Web based Dental Education site www.DentalXP.com.

Dr. Toni Salama

Dr. Salama is a graduate of Stony Brook University, Post Doctoral Certificate in Periodontics & Implant Dentistry from New York University and Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology

Dr. Toni Salama earned her bachelor’s degree in biological sciences at Binghamton University and received her Doctor of Dental Surgery at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine. She then went on to complete a 3-year post-graduate residency at New York University where she specialized in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. During her residency, she received world-class training in treating complex cases, implant placement, and full mouth rehabilitation.

Dr. Salama is a diplomate of the American Academy of Periodontology and an active member of the American Dental Association. She is committed to continuing education in order to remain knowledgeable with state-of-the-art technology, procedures, and materials in dentistry. She has worked as a faculty member for DentalXP’s Live Patient Surgical Mini-Residency at UNIMES Metropolitan University and DentalXP Hands-On Courses. She has been recognized for her excellent care by patients and colleagues alike, and in 2021 was recognized as one of the Top Female Doctors in the country.

When Dr. Salama isn’t practicing dentistry and caring for her patients, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, traveling with friends, and playing tennis.

Dr. Marcelo Silva

Dr. Silva was born in Sao Paulo, Brazil and was raised in a small city named Mogi das Cruzes where he attended Dental School.

Passionate about Implant Dentistry, he focused his career on the surgical aspect of Implant Dentistry after having completed intense post doctoral training in that field.

Dr. Silva came to the United States to pursue his dream to become a dentist in the US. He spent several years as an intern in one of the most important multidisciplinary practices in the world, “Team Atlanta”, where he had the chance to follow Drs. Maurice Salama and David Garber chair side. Dr. He decided to validate his Brazilian dental license in the United States and went back to dental school for 2 years and earned his second DDS at the University of Southern California.

After dental school, Dr. Silva decided to enhance his restorability skills and knowledge by pursuing Post Doctoral training in Prosthodontics at Augusta University. Following his residency, Dr. Silva started a fellowship at the Ronald Goldstein Center for Esthetic and Implant Dentistry directed by the world renowned and father of modern esthetic dentistry, Dr. Gerard Chiche.

Dr. Silva is married to Maria Paula Paranhos Silva and has two toddlers, Stela and Noah.

Award and Membership

  • The Charles L. Pincus Award for outstanding achievements in esthetic dentistry by the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
  • Brasilian Dental Society
  • American Dental Association
  • American College of Prosthodontics

Dr. Richard J. Martin

Dr. Richard J. Martin is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon in Lewisville-North Dallas, Texas. He is a graduate of New York University College of Dentistry where he was elected Omicron Kappa Upsilon. He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at Harlem Hospital-Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

He is a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Martin has a special interest in instrument design and has invented over 20 instruments and facial splints. Dr. Martin has published several articles in maxillofacial, plastic and reconstructive surgery journals as well as textbook contributions.

Over the past 12 years, Dr. Martin has utilized a digital workflow. He is one of the “early digital adopters” and has contributed design concepts to several of the major implant companies. Dr. Martin also maintains an extensive lecture schedule where he teaches surgeons, restorative dentists and allied staff.

He has been involved with Dental XP since its inception and continues to educate on this platform.

Dr. Marko Tadros

Dr. Tadros obtained his Doctorate in Medical Dentistry and completed his residency in Prosthodontics at Augusta University, Georgia, USA. Upon graduation, he received “Best of the Best in Prosthodontics“ award and “1st place” in the esthetic contest at the “Digital Smile Design Miami Super Week” held by Dr. Christian Coachman in 2014.

During his residency at Ronald Goldstein Center for Esthetic and Implant Dentistry directed by world renown and father of modern esthetic dentistry, Dr. Gerard Chiche. Dr. Tadros developed a special interest in comprehensive full mouth rehabilitations, esthetic and Implant dentistry, computerized implant guided surgery, 3D-printing, in-office aligners and digital dentistry. He developed many digital workflows that he now uses in his day to day practice at Goldstein, Garber, and Salama Private practice allowing him to achieve extreme efficiency.

He has several publications including “A Blended, Novel Team Approach in Academic Esthetic Dentistry “, in the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry. Furthermore, he has lectured about esthetic dentistry, Digital Smile Design, computer guided surgery, All-on-X A to Z, and in office 3D-printing of implant surgical guides both nationally and internationally.

He is a well respected digital dentist as he continues to be all inclusive with all digital products and has helped many dentists transition their practice digitally. He has also established his 365 Digital Dentistry Mastership program and lab that helps many dentists around the globe.

Dr. Marcelo Ferrer Balart

Dr. Marcelo Ferrer completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Chile in 2000, where he received his degree in Dentistry and the title of dental surgeon. He received his postgraduate training at the University Andres Bello with the degree of Master in Dentistry specializing in Periodontics and Implantology graduating in July 2005.

With almost 20 years experience teaching in different areas as Professor at the Faculty of Dentistry, University Andres Bello in the area of Periodontics and Implantology both Pre and Post graduate since 2003 and the Integrated Prosthetic Preclinical Department at the University Mayor.

Currently working as the Director of the Postgraduate Program of Periodontics and Implantology in San Sebastian University of Chile. Also Director of SouthCone Implantology Training Center in Chile, an International pole of Education for Implantology and Periodonctis.

Has participated in dozens of nacional and international courses worldwide. An Internationally lecturer in Periodontology and Implantology and has given live surgery and hands on courses in different countries.

Dr. Ferrer is an active member in the Academy of Osseointegration, Member of the Society of Periodontology and the Society for Prosthetics and Oral Rehabilitation of Chile and a Dental Expert of Dental xp.

In addition Dr. Ferrer, maintains a private practice in Santiago de Chile, which is limited to Esthetic, Periodontics and Implant Surgery & Prosthodontics.

Dr. Abtin Shahriari

With over 15 years of experience, Dr. Abtin Shahriari has a plethora of experience in the field of oral maxillofacial surgery. After completing his undergraduate studies at Emory University, he chose to pursue a master’s degree in epidemiology and international health at Emory University Rollins School of Public Health. With his MPH degree, Dr. Shahriari worked in the international health arena through his work as an epidemiologist at the Center of Disease Control and Prevention and as a consultant for the World Health Organization working on the world-wide eradication of polio.
He chose to pursue dentistry and completed his DMD degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, and later returned to his home state of Georgia to complete his oral maxillofacial surgery residency at Emory University . Dr. Abtin Shahriari is the medical director of the only oral surgery center in Georgia that is recognized by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care.

This prestigious accomplishment recognizes his offices for hospital-level safety for outpatient surgery and anesthesia. Dr. Abtin Shahriari is also a diplomat of the Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and a clinical assistant professor of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at Georgia Regents University.

His accomplishments have been featured in the media, in many research publications, and in book chapters. He has built up impressive private practices, yet still finds time to donate his expertise through his non-profit Project Global Smile and select pro bono cases in his local community. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with his family exploring the outdoors, going on new adventures, practicing yoga, and enjoying new cuisines.

Dr. Aaron Fox

Dr. Aaron Fox was born in raised on the coast of Maine in Belfast. He is a board certified General practioner and devotes his career to all aspects of dentistry. Dr. Fox has participated in nearly 1000 hours of continuing education dedicated to the fields of grafting and implant dentistry.

He received his undergraduate degree in biology from the University of Maine. Then attended the University of Connecticut where he graduated in 1999 with a DMD degree. He is a member of American Academy of implant dentistry, America Academy of facial Aesthetics the ADA and MDS.

Dr. Fox currently owns a multi doctor practice in Springfield Massachusetts and has been working with Dental Xp as a live patient surgery instructor for the past few years. When not in his office or pursuing continuing education you will find him on the water, on the snow or in the woods with his four children living life true to his Maine roots.

Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi

H. Ryan Kazemi, DMD is a board certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon. He is the founder and CEO of Kazemi Oral Surgery & Dental Implants and maintains a full time oral and maxillofacial surgery practice in Bethesda, Maryland. He is also the founder and director of Facialart Dental Forum, a dental educational platform. He received his dental degree from The University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine.

He then attended a one-year general practice residency at The Albert Einstein Medical Center and subsequently completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at The Washington Hospital Center in Washington DC. He is a member of American Association of Oral and maxillofacial Surgery, Academy of Osseointegration, Academy of Sports Dentistry, DentalXP, Entrepreneur Organization (EO), and a number of other professional dental organizations.

He is also a contributor and ‘Xpert’ for DentalXP and Vumedi. Dr. H. Ryan Kazemi lectures and publishes regularly on dental implants, bone and soft tissue grafting, and digital dentistry.

Dr. Robert Carvalho da Silva

Robert Carvalho da Silva received his dental degree from Uberlândia Federal University in 1994. Is board certificated in Periodontics at the Brazilian Dental Association/Brasília section in 1997, and completed his Master (2002) and PhD (2004) programs at Piracicaba Dental School/ Campinas University. He was the first recipient of the first edition of the e Bud Tarson award granted by the AAP (2005), and one of the winners of the “Growth Against Recession – Esthetic case competition” – esthetic case book (2011).
He is also a professor at the ImplantePerio Institute – research and advanced dental training in São Paulo, and is author and co-author of several scientific publications and chapters in textbooks with emphasis on periodontal tissue management around teeth and implants.

He is one of the authors of the book “Reconstrução Tecidual Estética” (2009) published in Portuguese, Spanish and Italian, and “PerioImplantodontia Estética”(2016) published in Portuguese, English and Spanish.

Dr. Sherif Said

Received his bachelors degree in dental surgery (BDS.) and AEGD training from MSA University in Cairo Egypt where he graduated magna cum laude, and subsequently accepted a faculty position in the department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery following his graduation. Alongside his academic affiliation, Dr. said also maintained a full-time position as an associate in The Periodontal Prosthesis Clinic with his father, Dr. Yousri Z. Said (CAGS, MSc. DSc.) for three years.
In 2013, Dr. Said completed his periodontics fellowship program at Case Western Reserve University, following which he started his post-doctoral training, pursuing both a CAGS & MSD in periodontology at Boston University with a special focus on growth factors and peri-implant tissue development. Dr. Said is both a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and fellow of the Royal Colleges of Dentists in Canada.

To uphold his teaching and research interests, Dr. Said has maintained a Clinical Assistant Professor position in the Post-doctoral periodontology department at Boston University for the past five years until transitioning to full-time private practice in Toronto, Canada limited to Periodontics and Implant Dentistry.

Dr. Said lectures internationally and has published multiple refereed articles and book chapters on the topic of anterior implant esthetics, with a strong focus on minimally invasive and cosmetic regenerative procedures.
On his spare time, Dr. Said enjoys spending time with his friends and family, playing squash and travelling to islands where he has recently taken up wakeboarding as a new hobby.

Dr. Brad Fulkerson

Dr. Fulkerson began his post graduate education with a Masters Degree in Evaluative Clinical Science from Dartmouth College. Dr. Fulkerson went on to Tufts School of Dental Medicine where he received a DMD degree in 2006. He completed a General Practice Residency through the University of Vermont where he started his passion for dental surgery and implants.

In the following years he has pursued extensive training in full mouth rehabilitation, implant dentistry, and soft tissue management through a variety of avenues including a year long Implant Externship, numerous live surgery and hands on courses, and a continued commitment to didactics.

He is currently working as a clinical instructor for DentalXP live surgery courses and is a credentialed Associate Fellow with the American Academy of Implant Dentistry. He maintains memberships with the American Academy of Facial Esthetics, American Dental Association, and Massachusetts Dental Society.

Dr. Fulkerson owns and practices full time at Peak Dental Implant Solutions / Amesbury Dental Associates, in Amesbury, MA.

When he is not practicing dentistry Dr. Fulkerson enjoys surfing, skiing, fishing and most of all spending time with his wife Kristen, and two children, Elin and Boden.

Dr. Alexandre-Amir Aalam


Dr. Aalam graduated with a DDS degree from the University of Nice Sophia Antipolis, Nice (France).   He, subsequently, specialized in Advanced Periodontics at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles (USA).  Dr. Aalam is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology. 

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The French Society and the California Society of Periodontology awarded Dr. Aalam for his contribution to clinical research in the field of implant dentistry.  Dr. Aalam is a Clinical Associate Professor at the USC School of Dentistry in the department of Advanced Periodontics. In 2012, Dr. Aalam was appointed as the USC dental school representative on the Board of Governor and in 2019 as a member of the Board of Counselor.  He maintains a private practice in Los Angeles limited to Periodontics and Reconstructive Implant Dentistry.  Dr. Aalam lectures and publishes in the field of dental implant and site development procedures

Dr. Tarek Assi


Dr. Assi earned his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Nova Southeastern University in Florida where he also finished a post- graduate residency enhancing his skills in Surgery and Prosthodontics. 

Dr. Assi’s commitment to education and his passion for Implant Dentistry led him to pursue additional training in dental implantology at the prestigious Misch Implant Institute where he graduated as a Fellow with a dual certification in Implant Surgery and Implant Prosthodontics.


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Dr. Assi holds a Diplomate status with the American Board of Oral Implantology, a Diplomate status with the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and a Diplomate status with the International Dental Implant Association.  

Dr. Assi is a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. Also, he received Fellowship and Mastership Implant Certifications from NYU in affiliation with DentalXP where he is currently listed as an Expert.   

Dr. Assi lectures nationwide and internationally and has published several articles in implant dentistry. He also established a local study club, as he believes that sharing knowledge and experiences among clinicians will benefit patients tremendously.

Dr. Assi’s passion for teaching led him to participate as a Proctor in the advanced implant surgery course at the University of Sarajevo in affiliation with DentalXP. Also, as a Faculty at the Salama Training Center. Additionally, Dr. Assi teaches Hands on Courses on Fully Guided Full Arch Implant Reconstruction.

Currently, he practices implant dentistry at Alpha Dental Practice & Implant Center following Prosthetic driven approach utilizing digital workflow and cutting-edge technology. 

Dr. Assi enjoys giving back to the community and participates in dental missions nationally and overseas.