Dr. Sundeep Rawal graduated in 2002 fromthe University of Florida with a bachelor ofscience in microbiology and cell scienceand a minor in business administration. Hecontinued his education at the UF Collegeof Dentistry and earned his doctorate ofdental medicine in May 2006. In 2009 hecompleted his training in prosthodontics atthe University of California San Francisco.
Dr. Rawal has worked extensively to utilizeCAD/CAM technologies within the scope ofclinical dentistry and enhance his patients’restorative treatments. He has lecturedextensively across the US as well asinternationally. Member affiliations includethe American College of Prosthodontics, theAmerican Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry,the American Dental Association, and theInternational Congress of Oral Implantology.He is currently in private practice in centralFlorida serving Orlando and east to theBeaches.
Bobby BirdiDMD, MSc
Dr. Birdi is presently the director of the PacificInstitute for Advanced Dental Education,which is a learning academy for fellowdentists. He practices at the BC Perio DentalHealth & Implant Centres in Vancouver andCoquitlam. His practice focuses oncomprehensive periodontal and prosthetictreatment with a major focus on esthetics andimplant dentistry.
Saj JivrajDDS, MSEd
Dr. Saj Jivraj earned his DDS at the Universityof Manchester, and was then accepted atthe world-renowned Herman Ostrow Schoolof Dentistry at the University of SouthernCalifornia (USC), where he received hiscertification in prosthodontics.
Dr. Jivraj currently is on the editorial boardof the Journal of Esthetic and RestorativeDentistry, is the ad hoc reviewer for the Journalof Prosthetic Dentistry, and is associate clinicaleditor for Dental Teamwork magazine. He haspublished numerous articles on cosmetic andimplant dentistry in peer-reviewed journals.Dr. Jivraj also holds faculty positions as anassociate clinical professor at the USC Schoolof Dentistry, clinical teacher at the EastmanDental Institute in London, and is on theboard of directors for the British Academy ofRestorative Dentistry.
Dr. Jivraj currently resides over a privatepractice in Oxnard, California, that specializesin cosmetic and implant dentistry.
Faraj EdherKey Expert and Contributor
Dr. Faraj Edher is a Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics. He received his dental degree from the University of Sharjah College of Dental Medicine, and then continued his Masters in Craniofacial Science and post-graduate specialty training in Prosthodontics at the University of British Columbia.
He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada, and an active member of the American College of Prosthodontists, Association of Prosthodontists of Canada, and the Canadian Association of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics. He has founded, co-founded, and is actively involved with several international dental associations, and has represented Canadian dentists and dental students at multiple international platforms.
Dr. Edher regularly gives presentations, seminars, and workshops, both locally and globally, on a range of different topics. These topics include generalized and specialized lectures and presentations related to Prosthodontics; seminars and workshops on Education and Career Options in North America; and training in Leadership and Management.
His current clinical and research interests are focused on complex implant reconstructions, aesthetic rehabilitations, and the applications of digital technology in dentistry. In addition to practicing full time with BC Perio in Vancouver and Coquitlam, Dr. Edher is a Clinical Assistant Professor and guest lecturer at the University of British Columbia, and has numerous publications in areas such as dental implants and digital dentistry.
Amarjit RahilKey Expert and Contributor
Dr. Rihal obtained his DMD degree from the University of Manitoba, Faculty of Dentistry, in 1995. His professional interest has involved all aspects of implant and CAD/CAM dentistry. He has additional training in both hard and soft tissue grafting as well as placing and restoring implants. In addition to implantology, Dr. Rihal has acquired expertise in CAD/CAM based prosthetic dentistry, involving numerous CAD systems and materials. Utilizing his CEREC ac, Sirona InLab system, 3Shape software and Nobel Procera scanner he has designed over 4000 restorations. He currently manages operations of his in house lab Lodge Dental, and is the owner of his own digital lab called Rihal Digital Designs.
Dr. Rihal has trained with numerous ceramists in California and is versed on ceramic pressing and layering techniques over zirconia and metal substructures. He presently is a partner in a large group practice in Winnipeg, MB and serves on the boards of the Manitoba Dental Association, National Dental Examination Board and the current chair of the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada. He was also a part time instructor at the University of Manitoba Faculty of Dentistry and is a fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy, American College of Dentists and International College of Dentist.
Bradley A RossKey Expert and Contributor
Bradley A. Ross was born and raised in Miami, Fl. Growing up in a dental family, Dr. Ross was groomed to follow in the footsteps of his father (Dr. Scott Ross). Exposed early in life to periodontics and implant dentistry, a strong foundation of the field was instilled in him. This has allowed him to gain knowledge and an understanding that continually grows with experience and education.
Dr. Bradley Ross earned his Bachelor of Science from Emory University. He then attended the University of Florida College of Dentistry, achieving his DMD degree in 2007. He then focused his training in the specialty of Periodontics at NOVA Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Bradley Ross then achieved the status of a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology, identifying him as a Board Certified Periodontist. He is an active member of numerous dental societies, including The American Dental Association, American Academy of Periodontology, American Academy of Osseointegration, the International Team for Implantology, Florida Academy of Periodontology, and the Florida Dental Association. He runs several local study clubs in the Miami area. Dr. Bradley Ross regularly lectures on periodontics, implant dentistry, and periodontal plastic surgery.
Bradley enjoys spending his time away from work with his wife, Kristina, and his dogs, Winston and Stella. Together, Brad and Kristina love to travel and experience the many cultures of the world. He stays very active with exercise, golf, tennis, basketball, and any going for walks with his dogs. Growing up loving sports, he is now a very big fan of the Miami Heat and Florida Gators. Bradley not only works with his father, but spends lots of time with all of his family, and is honored to work in the Miami community with his brother, Greg, who is an orthodontist in South Miami.
Stephanie YeungKey Expert and Contributor
Dr. Stephanie Yeung earned her dental degree and prosthodontics specialty certificate at the University of Southern California, after attending the University of California at Berkeley. She was clinical faculty at the University of Southern California and has published in the subjects of removable, fixed, and implant prosthodontics.
Presently, she is in private practice in Santa Monica, California and Oxnard, California, focused on aesthetic restorative and implant dentistry. Her member affiliations include the American College of Prosthodontics, Academy of Osseointegration, American Dental Association, and California Dental Association.
Ron ZokolKey Expert and Contributor
Dr. Ron Zokol graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of British Columbia in 1974, where he continues to be a faculty member.
He is proud to acknowledge his 20 year practice partnership with his father, a certified specialist in prosthodontics. Prior to his involvement with implant dentistry, he became recognized for his restorative skills with direct and indirect gold restorations, resulting in him being awarded “Clinician of the Year” by the American Academy of Gold Foil Operators award in 1997.
Dr. Zokol is a Diplomate of the American board of Oral Implantology / Implant Dentistry and of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. He holds Fellowships in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the American College of Dentists, and the Academy of Dentistry international. He has over 30 years of experience in implant dentistry and has spent more than 10 years as a surgical instructor for the Misch International implant Institute. Over the last 30 years, Dr. Zokol has been appointed to many posts in serving many dental associations including the presidency of the Vancouver and District Dental Society, Chair of the General Examination Committee, and Chief Examiner for the College of Dental Surgeons of British Columbia.
Dr. Zokol has lectured internationally for many years in the field of Prosthodontics and Implant Surgery and is presently a director of the Pacific Institute for Advanced Dental Education located in Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Zokol lives in Vancouver with his wife, Marie and their three sons.