Dr. Carl E. Misch
November 10, 2010 – Century Center Marriott, Atlanta, GA
Carl E. Misch is Clinical Professor and Director, Oral Implantology at Temple University, Philadelphia. Dr. Misch serves on the Board of Trustees at the University of Detroit Mercy where he is also an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics. He is Adjunct Professor at the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry in the Department of Periodontics/Geriatrics and Adjunct Professor at the School of Engineering in the Department of Biomechanics, at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He was the Director of the Oral Implantology Residency Program at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine from 1989 to 1996. Dr. Misch has maintained a private practice restricted to implant surgery (bone grafting and implant placement) and related prosthetics for more than 30 years. He currently practices in
Beverly Hills, Michigan.
Dr. Misch graduated Magna Cum Laude in 1973 from the University of Detroit Dental School, then went on to receive his Prosthodontic Certificate, Implantology Certificate and Masters Degree in Dental Science from the University of Pittsburgh. The University of Yeditepe in Istanbul, Turkey and Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest, Romania each awarded Dr. Misch a Ph.D. (honoris causa). He holds several other post-graduate honors including twelve fellowships in dentistry, including the American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, Royal Society of Medicine, American Association of Hospital Dentistry and the Academy of Dentistry International.
Dr. Misch holds Diplomate status at the American Board of Oral Implantology / Implant Dentistry and served as Board President and member of the examining committee. He has also served as President of several implant organizations including the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Academy of Implants and Transplants and the American College of Oral Implantologists. He is currently Co-Chairman of the Board of Directors of International Congress of Oral Implantologists, which, with more than 75 countries represented, is the world’s largest implant organization.
In 1984, Dr. Carl Misch founded the Misch International Implant InstituteTM (MIII), which now has locations in Michigan and Canada. Over the years, the MIII has been present in Brazil, Las Vegas, Florida, Italy, Japan, Korea, Monaco, Spain, and the United Kingdom. As Director, he has trained more than 3,500 doctors in a hands-on, yearly forum of education in implant dentistry. Programs are offered in both the surgical and prosthetic aspects of care. Dr. Misch has more than ten patents related to implant dentistry and is co-inventor of the BioHorizons® Maestro™ Dental Implant System.
Dr. Misch has written three editions of Contemporary Implant Dentistry (Elsevier), which has become one of the most popular books in dentistry and has been translated into Japanese, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Korean. He has also written Dental Implant Prosthetics (Elsevier). He has published over 250 articles and has repeatedly lectured in every state in the United States as well as in 47 countries throughout the world.
Dr. Lawrence Sims
November 11, 2010 – Cornerstone Grill
Dr. Lawrence O. Sims received his DDS degree from Emory University’s School of Dentistry in 1975. He is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Dental Association and the North Fulton Study Club. The co-founder of a dental implant abutment system (through Nobel BioCare) that solves severe prosthetic problems, Dr. Sims provides education and training of dental professionals in 3D diagnostic and treatment modalities. He is also a co-founder of ProsthoSolve, L.L.C., a corporation dedicated to creating prosthetic solutions. In his dental practice, Dr. Sims currently has an emphasis on image-guided surgery and prosthetics, as well as the treatment of severely atrophic jaws.
Bruce Christopher, Humorist
Friday, January 7, 2011 – Atlanta History Center
Laugh ‘til you cry. Learn ‘til you change. These are the only rules that apply at a Bruce Christopher presentation. At the heart of it all, what separates Bruce from the pack is his outrageously funny dynamic delivery of today’s hot topics. Bruce inspires audiences internationally by giving them real, immediate solutions for change with out fluff and hype.
Bruce has spoken at the prestigious Million Dollar Round Table Conference, London’s Royal College of Surgeons, and the Mayo Clinic. He is a practicing supervising Clinical Psychologist holding degrees in Professional Psychology and Interpersonal Communications. He speaks over 150 times each year and is one of today’s most sought after speakers in the Fortune 500 and numerous prestigious medical and dental conferences.
His clients include: American Airlines, American Express, Best Buy, Blue Cross-Blue Shield, Boeing, General Electric, IBM, The IRS, Kodak, 3M, Nortel, Pizza Hut, Quaker Oats, Radisson Hotels, State Farm, Texas Instruments, U.S. Navy, U.S. Postal, Wells Fargo and many others.
When you are faced with morale problems, communication conflicts, customer service issues, managing change, or need for teamwork. . .this Psychologist is in! Check out the Calendar for more information on Mr. Bruce’s upcoming talk at the Atlanta History Center.