Faculty

Mr. Daniel A. Bobrow
Mr. Floyd Butz
Floyd Butz IV has been in the dental field for nearly 10 years, and has been a Registered Dental Hygienist since 2005, showing a passion for dentistry early in his career. He currently holds both Associate and Bachelor level degrees from St. Petersburg College in Pinellas Park Florida, and is nearing completion of the Master of Public Health Program with a certificate in Infection control and Health Sciences from the University of South Florida (December 2010). Currently, he teaches full-time for Everest University in the Dental Assisting Program. Professional activities include: Head Start Caries Fluoride Intervention Program, Junior League Care-Fair Dental Screenings, Florida Dental Hygiene Association Co-Chair Council on Public Affairs, Pinellas County Dental Hygiene Association Delegate.
Jamison Consulting, Inc.
Mr. Robert R. Cowie
Mrs. Katherine Eitel
Katherine Eitel, creator of The Lioness Principle, is an international speaker, author, and experienced communications coach specializing in non-scripted, extraordinary communications for dental/discretionary healthcare and service-based business creating greater profitability and personal joy. With over 25 years experience as chairside assistant, treatment coordinator, marketing director, and small business / practice management coach, Katherine's revolutionary communications training programs have helped hundreds of practices and small businesses throw out their old, tired scripts and access instinctive greatness improving marketing results, organizational systems, client service and verbal skills, and bottom line. She's a nationally-renowned speaker, recipient of the coveted “Spotlight-on-Speaking” award from the Speaking Consulting Network as well as a published author in the new book, Powerful Practice. Katherine is a frequent contributor to most major industry publications.
Katherine's remarkable client results are not only recognized by the healthcare and service industries, but also by her peers as evidenced by her Transformational Training Workshops which are sell-outs for educators, consultants, and trainers nationwide.
Katherine is Past-President of the Academy of Dental Management Consultants (2007-2008), Board Member of Speaking Consulting Network and active member of National Speakers Association.
Dr. Larry Emmott
Dr. Larry Emmott is one of the most entertaining speakers in dentistry; he will have you laughing while you are learning. He is considered the leading dental high tech authority in the country and has over thirty years of experience as a practicing general dentist in Phoenix, AZ.
He is the founder and director of Emmott on Technology, LLC, a dental computer consulting company, he provides high tech dental consulting for dentists and industry and he has been a pioneer in online publishing with his blog Emmott onTechnology.com.
Mr. Edward Feinberg
Mr. Larry Gaum
Dr. Peter Jacobsen
Dr. Peter Jacobsen lectures extensively in Dental Pharmacology as well as Over-the-Counter Dental Drugs and Products.?  He also presents on the topic of the Dental Management of Medically Complex patients. His information is practical and clinically relevant for dentists as well as dental hygienists.?  Dr. Jacobsen has a national reputation for being very entertaining, making his presentations lively and enjoyable. Dr. Jacobsen's Ph.D. is in Comparative Pharmacology and Toxicology and he directed the Oral Medicine Clinic at the University of the Pacific Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry for over 25 years.?  He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine and past Chairperson of the Council on Dental Therapeutics of the ADA.?  Eight years in a row he has been named as one of the, Leaders in Continuing Education, by Dentistry Today magazine.?  He also received the 1999 Gordon J. Christensen Lecturer Recognition Award.?  He writes the Dental Drug Booklet, a succinct handout and reference on commonly prescribed dental medications.
Ms. Laura Jamison
Laura Jamison is one of dentistry's most successful and highly respected consultants. Laura is focused on dynamic team building and solid business management principles that maximize growth potential. She gained tremendous experience working for the Pride Institute with Dr. Jim Pride from 1986 through 1992. Laura's desire to design unique action plans for her clients led to the start of Jamison Consulting in 1992. Laura has guided over 1,500 practices across the nation to new heights not previously imagined prior to her involvement. Laura's seminars are in high demand and she has been invited to present for national, state and county dental societies as well as many chapters in the Seattle Study Club. Her writing can be found in publications including Dental Economics, Today's FDA , ADA Dental Teamwork, Inside Dentistry, Dental Assisting Digest and the AADOM Observer as well as in the book, Powerful Practice, Volume 2. Laura is most recently the founder of Dentistry has a Heart.com. Her passion for helping the entire dental team is evident in this educational website promoting a relationship between the dentist and the cardiologist in every community by promoting Dentistry has a Heart month in February each year.
Dr. James Kohner
Dr. James Kohner is originally from Cleveland, Ohio. He graduated from The Ohio State University, and Case Western Reserve University Dental School, then obtained his certification in Periodontics from the Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry. He currently lives in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Dr. Kohner is an experienced teacher who has presented courses on Crown Lengthening and Soft Tissue Grafting to a wide range of audiences, including many state associations, all over the US and in 8 foreign countries, and has presented at the American Academy of Periodontology meetings for many years. He has been teaching for the Perio Institute since 2003.
He is a current member of both the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Periodontology, and a professional member of the National Speakers Association.
Dr. Harvey Levy
Dr. Harvey Levy is a general dentist who has earned eight fellowships, the Mastership and the Lifelong Learning Service Recognition in the Academy of General Dentistry, and four diplomate certifications including Special Patient Care and DOCS. After graduating from Tufts Dental School in 1974, Dr. Levy completed a two-year GP residency in Rochester, NY, and taught full-time at the University of Pennsylvania Hospital GP residency. He currently heads a 4-doctor practice in Frederick, Maryland, and is chief of dental service at Frederick Memorial Hospital. With 35 years' experience in treating special-needs patients, he is an enthusiastic and experienced lecturer at dental conferences and workshops. His work with special-needs patients earned him the 1986 AGD Humanitarian Award, the 2002 ADA Access to Care Award, and the honor of being a 2002 Winter Olympic torch runner. To date, Dr. Levy has treated over 1,000 patients in the O.R. under general anesthesia, and completed 30,000 patient visits in his office using oral sedation.

Dr. Bob Lowe
Dr. Robert A. Lowe received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree, magna cum laude, graduating second in his class from Loyola University School of Dentistry in 1982. Following graduation, he completed a one year Dental Residency, receiving additional expertise in several disciplines including Restorative and Rehabilitative Dentistry, Aesthetic Dentistry, Periodontics, Prosthodontics, and Sedation Dentistry, completing a rotation in Surgical Anesthesia. Dr. Lowe has maintained a full time private dental practice for 26 years and is also a world recognized clinician in the field Cosmetic and Rehabilitative Dentistry. He is a member of the American Dental Association, state and local dental society components, as well as being a sustaining member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and a member of the American Society of Dental Aesthetics. Dr. Lowe taught Restorative and Rehabilitative Dentistry for 10 years at Loyola University School of Dentistry in Chicago, IL and has accumulated and presenting hundreds of hours of continuing education hours each year since graduation. As a result, Dr. Lowe has received Fellowships in the Academy of General Dentistry, International College of Dentists, Academy of Dentistry International, Pierre Fauchard Academy, American College of Dentists, and the International Academy of Dento-Facial Aesthetics, honors bestowed by his peers for recognition of his many contributions to the dental profession as a clinician and teacher. As a clinical and educational leader in the field, Dr. Lowe is consistently named to the “Top 100 Clinicians in Dentistry” by Dentistry Today.


Dr. Tony Mancuso
Dr. Mancuso graduated from the University of Toronto in 1985 and has maintained a general dental practice in Welland, Ontario ever since.
He is a fellow of the following: the Academy of Dentistry International, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics. In 2006 he received the award of Master in the Academy of General Dentistry. He has published articles for numerous dental journals and has given over 100 presentations to various dental organizations in Canada, the United States and internationally.
He is the current Trustee for Eastern Canada in the AGD, the Past President of the Ontario AGD and past-Mastertrack Director of the OAGD. He is on the editorial board of Spectrum-the CJDT and is also the Past-President for the Niagara Peninsula Dental Association – a component society of the ODA. He also serves as President of the RNAGD study club.
In 1999, Dr. Mancuso conceived and developed \"Millennium Aesthetics”, a live hands-on program that teaches dentists and staff aesthetic diagnosis and treatment. This program is taught in Niagara and out of the Millennium Aesthetics teaching institute that doubles as his general practice office.
Dr. Mancuso is a member of Catapult, the dental industry's premier speaker bureau.
Dr. Fred Margolis
Dr. Fred Margolis received his B.S. and D.D.S. from The Ohio State University and his certificate in pediatric dentistry from the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. Dr. Margolis is a Clinical Instructor at Loyola University's Oral Health Center and an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry. He recently received his Mastership from the Academy of Laser Dentistry. Dr. Margolis is director of the Institute for Advanced Dental Education and has lectured both nationally and internationally. He has been a consultant to the ADA's Council on Dental Practice and an ADA Seminar Series Lecturer. He has had articles published in both lay and professional publications. He is most proud of the Distinguished Member of 2005 awarded by the Illinois State Dental Society. He was recently selected by Dentistry Today Journal as a "top clinician in continuing education for 2008-2009." Dr. Margolis is in full-time private practice of pediatric dentistry in Buffalo Grove, Illinois.
Mrs. Susan McMillan
Susan Weston McMillan graduated with High Honors/Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She attained her Masters in Counseling Psychology from Nova University with a 4.0 GPA. She is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and a Certified Addictions Professional.
In 1992 she began a private practice in Bradenton, Florida with a satellite office in St. Petersburg in operation since 1991. She specializes in domestic violence, substance abuse, adult children issues and couples counseling. In 1994, she established the first Duluth Model batterer's intervention program in the Twelfth Judicial Circuit. Two years later, that program became the very first Certified Batterer's Intervention Program in the state of Florida. Susan McMillan was a finalist for the Governor's Peace at Home Award in 1997, and received recognition from Governor Lawton Chiles for her work. Her batterers program has been utilized by the Florida Department of Corrections as a model program for training purposes.
Susan McMillan is a certified continuing education provider through the Florida Department of Health in the area of Laws and Rules as they pertain to the practice of psychotherapy, including confidentiality standards, substance abuse services, abuse reporting and mental health services. She is also certified as a continuing education provider for all Florida Healthcare Providers in the area of Domestic Violence and Medical Errors.

Linda Meeuwenberg
Linda Meeuwenberg, RDH, M.A., M.A. is the founder and President of Professional Development Association, Inc. In addition to membership in several dental organizations, she is a member of the Chamber of Commerce where she served on the Small Business Development Council. Linda is an active member of the International Rotary and the Retired Senior & Volunteer Program (RSVP) participating in Michigan and Florida. She is a former member of the Oral B Advisory Board & Speakers Board, and currently serves on the Proctor & Gamble/Oral B Guest Lecture Board. She is a Fellow with the Association of Dental Implant Auxiliaries serving as a contributing author, advisory board member, and frequent lecturer.
Four decades of professional experience combined with Linda's enthusiasm makes a powerful presentation that audience's rate as excellent every time!
Dr. Richard Nagelberg, DDS
Dr. Richard Nagelberg has been practicing general dentistry in suburban Philadelphia for over 27 years. He has international practice experience, having provided dental services in Thailand, Cambodia, and Canada. Richard has served on many boards and advisory panels. He is co-founder of PerioFrogz, an information services company, and is a speaker, clinical consultant and key opinion leader for several dental companies and organizations. He is also a recipient of Dentistry Today's Top Clinicians in CE, 2009. A respected member of the dental community, Richard lectures extensively around the country on a variety of topics centered on understanding the impact dental professionals have, beyond the oral cavity.
Mr. Ross Nash
Mr. Jack Ringer
Mr. Christopher Rothman
Dr. Jacqueline Russo
Dr. Jacqueline Russo, a graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry, worked as a cosmetic reconstructive dentist for 16 years. She was a founding member of the Seattle Study Club of Brevard County, and active in of the local, state and national dental associations. She earned her BS in Nursing from Indiana University in 1978, and has been a passionate student in the early detection and prevention of disease throughout her career.
In 2001, she then began consulting in the field of ergonomic and efficient office design and is currently a principle of EnviroMed Design Group, a specialty dental office design company. Her area of expertise is in practice management and profitability and she has evaluated over hundreds of technologies, products and systems for dentists who want to increase productivity and profitability in the dental office. Her goal is to empower dentists to achieve their dream of financial freedom while delivering cutting edge dentistry for their patients in a state of the art dental facility. She can be reached at Jacque@enviromedgroup.com
Dr. Larry Sangrik
Dr. Sangrik is a 1979 graduate of the Ohio State University College of Dentistry. He completed the intravenous sedation program at Miami Valley Hospital of Dayton, Ohio and the comprehensive externship at Midwest Implant Institute. Having volunteered on the Chardon Fire/Rescue Department, he has personally managed most medical crises, from childbirth to open heart massage.
Active in organized dentistry, Dr. Sangrik has long held numerous positions at the local and state levels. He also has served as a consultant to the Ohio State Dental Board on a task force concerning the use of oral sedation.
Since 1999 Dr. Sangrik is well-known dental CE lecturer. He has been a featured speaker at the American Dental Association Annual Session, the Hinman Dental Meeting of Atlanta, the Yankee Dental Congress, the Chicago Midwinter Meeting, the Rocky Mountain Dental Convention and the dental schools of the University of Mississippi and Creighton University. Additionally, he had addressed numerous state or regional dental conventions. He also has written for Dentistry Today on the topic of dental fear.
Dr. Sangrik maintains a full-time general practice in his hometown of Chardon, Ohio with an emphasis on the treatment of apprehensive patients with IV sedation.
Dr. Ian Shuman
Dr. Ian Shuman maintains a full time general, reconstructive and aesthetic dental practice in Pasadena, Maryland. An educator and author, Dr. Shuman is a pioneer in developing advanced, minimally invasive techniques. A Master in the AGD, a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, and member of the ADA and AAID, Dr. Shuman was named one of the Top Clinicians in Continuing Education since 2005 by Dentistry Today. Dr. Shuman's “Minimally Invasive Cosmetic Hands On Seminar Series” has one mission: To teach dental professionals current methods for creating beautiful, long lasting restorations that preserve the maximum amount of tooth structure. To have Dr. Shuman speak at your next seminar or to order educational materials, call 1-877-4-SHUMAN or online at www.ianshuman.com

Mrs. Jennifer Stanley
Jennifer Stanley, ARNP-BC, M.Ed, is a Family Nurse Practitioner with over 14 years of healthcare experience. Her previous work experience includes, serving as the Director of a Women's Health Center at the Medical Center of Central GA, Founding President of the Central GA Affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, State Program Coordinator for the Dept. of Health and Human Services for Public Health and as a Registered Nurse for the NCH Healthcare system. She currently works as a nurse practitioner for Naples OBGYN in Naples, FLorida and is also the nurse manager of the Connie Eaton Women's Center for the NCH Healthcare System. Lecture topics include HIV/AIDS Updates and Initiatives, Breast Cancer Detection, Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment, Tobacco Prevention and Cessation, Sex Education, Advanced Cardiac Life Support and Basic Cardiac Life Support. Jennifer has a strong passion and professional work history with a variety of women's health initiatives and brings that experience and enthusiasm to her educational programs.
Dr. Tom Tursich
Dr. Tom Tursich resides in the beautiful Gallatin Valley of Bozeman, Montana with his wife of 37 years. It was here that he built his dental practice and raised two children. He is a member of SCORE (service core of retired volunteers) where he has the opportunity to counsel new entrepreneurs on starting and successfully managing their own business. He is also a member of the Montana Association of Society Executives. In addition he presently serves as Area Governor for Toastmasters International, an organization he has been active in for 22 years. Dr. Tursich proudly served two years in the United States air Force at Clark AFB in the Philippines during the Vietnam conflict. Dr. Tursich is proud to be an American, the greatest country on the face of the earth and the signpost for those nations who want to jumpstart their economies and encourage freedom.