Dentra, a business unit of OCS, announced today the formation of their Dentistry Council of Advisors (DCA). The DCA will include Dr. Joel Berg, Dr. Paul Feuerstein, Dr. Dan Nathanson, and Dr. Barbara Steinberg. The DCA will help shape the direction of Dentra solutions to dental practices, labs, schools, manufacturers and payers. They will also provide thought-leadership in areas such as quality of care and patient satisfaction.
Seattle, WA (PRWEB) July 22, 2009 -- Dentra, a business unit of OCS, announced today the formation of their Dentistry Council of Advisors (DCA). The DCA will include Dr. Joel Berg, Dr. Paul Feuerstein, Dr. Dan Nathanson, and Dr. Barbara Steinberg. The DCA will help shape the direction of Dentra solutions to dental practices, labs, schools, manufacturers and payers. They will also provide thought-leadership in areas such as quality of care and patient satisfaction.
"We are delighted to announce Dentra's Dentistry Council of Advisors," said Amanda Twiss president and CEO of Dentra. "This dynamic team of nationally acclaimed experts provides a broad range of clinical and technical backgrounds and offers tremendous insight into the future of dentistry. These visionaries, along with many others who have contributed their time and input over the past year, have been instrumental to the development and planning of our product offerings and will continue to influence our vision into the future."
Dentra's Dentistry Council of Advisors includes:
Joel Berg, DDS, MS
Dr. Berg is Professor and Lloyd and Kay Chapman Chair for Oral Health, at the University of Washington Department of Pediatric Dentistry. He is also Director, Department of Dentistry at Seattle Children's Hospital.
Paul Feuerstein, DMD
Dr. Feuerstein holds a DMD from the UNJMD (New Jersey) and has a General Practice in North Billerica, MA. He installed one of dentistry's first "in-office computers" in 1978 and has been teaching dental professionals how to use technology in their practices since the late 70's. He is currently the Technology Editor of Dental Economics Magazine and a High Tech writer for the Journal of the Mass Dental Society as well as contributing author to several national dental journals. He is now one of the ADA technology lecturers, speaking at annual sessions, as well as several state and local dental association meetings.
Dan Nathanson, DMD, MSD
Dr. Nathanson is a Professor and Chair, Department of Restorative Sciences and Biomaterials, Boston University School of Dental Medicine a department responsible for the specialties of Prosthodontics, Implant-dentistry, Advanced Operative/ Esthetics and Biomaterials. After receiving his dental degree in Jerusalem, Israel, Dr. Nathanson completed postdoctoral training in biomaterials, prosthodontics and public health dentistry at Harvard University and Boston University. Dan also serves as President of the International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry and Treasurer of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
Barbara Steinberg, DDS
Dr. Steinberg received her D.D.S. from the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and completed a residency at the Medical College of Pennsylvania. She is Clinical Professor of Surgery at Drexel University College of Medicine, as well as Adjunct Associate Professor of Oral Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine. For the last seven years Dr. Steinberg has been named by Dentistry Today "One of the Top Clinicians in Continuing Education". Dr. Steinberg is a former spokesperson for the American Dental Association on Women's Oral Health Issues and has had numerous television appearances, including Good Morning America. She represented the American Dental Association at a congressional briefing on Women's Oral Health Issues and presently serves on the Health, Nutrition and Fitness Board of Women's Day Magazine.
Dentra™, a business unit of OCS, is a dental intelligence company that empowers the oral healthcare industry with objective, data-driven insights into dental practices and the competitive landscape. Dentra's core competency as an informatics business focuses on advancing quality of care and improving both patient satisfaction and practice performance through innovative analysis and benchmarking metrics. For more information about Dentra, please visit us online at dentra.com
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