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2018 Alaska Dental Society Annual Meeting Speakers

Scott Cooper

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Scott Cooper presents Emergency Medical Education for Dentistry on Friday May 11th.

Mr. Cooper is a nationally registered Paramedic and Oregon licensed Paramedic since 1987.  He is also an American Hearth Assoc Basic Life Support instructor, a NFPA Fire instructor, an AHA ACLS instructor and a PALS instructor.  he has taught pediatric education for prehospital professionals, and instructed on traumatic brain injuries.

Dr. Marc Geissberger


Dr. Geissberger presents New Advances in direct and Indirect Restorative Dentistry ....  Overcoming Pain Points, Pitfalls and Problems in Private Practice

Dr. Marc Geissberger is a Professor in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry and Immediate Past Chair of the Department of Integrated Reconstructive Dental Sciences at University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry. He runs Pacific’s prestigious complex and esthetic rehabilitation program. He is a fellow of the American Dental Education Association’s leadership institute, researcher, as well as a published author in the areas of dental materials, contemporary fixed prosthodontics, esthetic dentistry. He has lectured nationally and internationally in the areas of adhesive dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, photography, ceramic, fixed prosthodontics and treatment planning.

Dr. Geissberger serves as a consultant for many dental materials companies and helps guide product development. During his 25 years in academia he has maintained a private practice geared toward restorative dentistry with his brother and fellow Pacific alum Dr. Jeffrey Geissberger. He believes his continual involvement in providing patient care as well as a role in academia has given him a unique balance that allows him to blend the best of both worlds.

Jim Philhower

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Mr. Philhower presents Best Practices to Navigate the Changing Dental Market in Alaska on Saturday May 12th.

Jim Philhower is the Director-North America Dental Sales Leadership & Development for Henry Schein Dental. Jim is a 30-year veteran of the dental industry. Jim trains dental professionals and corporate leaders throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Australia on techniques to help dentists reach their practice goals. Jim has published multiple articles and is a respected Key Opinion Leader. Join Jim for his second visit to Anchorage for a day of sharing Best Practices to navigate the Changing Dental Market in Alaska.

Dr. Kyle Stanley

Dr. Stanley presents Predictable and Esthetic Implant Results with Guided Surgery on Saturday May12th.

Dr. Stanley graduated magna cum laude from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of the University of Southern California (USC) and then went on to complete a dental implant residence with a dental implant specialty in Florianopolis, BraziL While at USC, Dr. Stanley completed an esthetic mini-residency with Dr. Pascal Magno, a world leader in bonding and esthetics, and was honored with the Charles L. Pincus Award for outstanding achievements in esthetic dentistry by the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.

Dr. Stanley has published in some of the top international dental journals about topics relating to esthetics, dental materials, dental implants, and surgery. Dr. Stanley has also presented in the USA, Mexico, and Brazil, and maintains an exclusive private practice in Beverly Hills, California. where he emphasizes biomimetic, implant, and cosmetic dental services. Dr. Stanley is the co-director of the g1DE (Global Institute for Dental Education) Los Angeles Study Club.