American Academy of Implant Dentistry elects new officers

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American Academy of Implant Dentistry elects new officers

Tue. 31 October 2017


CHICAGO, Ill., USA: The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) elected David G. Hochberg, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Atlanta, Ga., as president at its recently concluded 66th Annual Conference. Selected as president-elect was Natalie Wong, DDS, cert prostho, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The newly elected vice president is Bernee Dunson, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Atlanta, Ga., and Adam Foleck, DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Norfolk, Va., was elected treasurer.

Brian J. Jackson, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Utica, N.Y., was elected secretary.

Other members of the Board of Trustees include:

  • Shankar Iyer, DDS, MDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID of Elizabeth, N.J., immediate past president.
  • John Da Silva, DMD, MPH, AFAAID, of Boston, Mass., past presidents' representative.
  • George Arvanitis, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
  • Richard Grubb, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Havre de Grace, Md.
  • Jason Kim, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Flushing, N.Y.
  • Rajiv R. Patel, BDS, MDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Deland, Fla.
  • David A. Resnick, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Ada, Minn.
  • Trace Rutherford, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Columbia, S.C.
  • Shane Samy, DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Eugene, Ore.
  • Matthew Young, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of San Francisco, Calif.

Established in 1951, the AAID is the only dental implant organization that offers credentials recognized by federal and state courts as bona fide. Its membership, which exceeds 6,000, includes general dentists, oral surgeons, periodontists and prosthodontists from across the United States and in 40 other countries.

More information about the AAID and its credentialed members is available online, at the American Academy of Implant Dentistry’s website,, or by calling the AAID at (312) 335-1550 or (877) 335-AAID (2243).

(Source: American Academy of Implant Dentistry)

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