Dentistry Expert Witnesses

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Dentistry expert witnesses specialize in a variety of fields, including oral surgery, orthodontics, periodontics, endodontics, and pediatric dentistry. Some of the most common specialties among dentistry expert witnesses also include prosthodontics, dental implants, cosmetic dentistry, oral pathology, and dental trauma. They have provided opinions on the effects of improper dental procedures, dental malpractice, oral cancer diagnoses, dental injuries due to accidents, and standards of care in dentistry.

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Stephen Neal Abel, DDSView profile

ID: 5658468

Dr. Stephen Neal Abel, DDS

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New York

Dr. Stephen Abel has over 39 years of experience in the field of Periodontics. He earned his BA in Biology from Harvard University and his MS in Dentistry from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. He completed his DDS from New York University. Today, this expert is a Periodontist by the American Board of Periodontology. Formerly, this expert held roles as the Associate Dean of Community and...

Dentistry and Periodontology Expert WitnessView profile

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Dentistry and Periodontology Expert Witness

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Florida

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Massachusetts

This double board certified former Yale professor had over 30 year experience in dentistry and periodontology. He is a member of several professional organizations including the American Dental Association and the American Board of Periodontology. He has published multiple peer-reviewed articles in several medical journals such as the American Journal of Orthodontics and International Journal of...

Edwin Thomas Parks, DMD, MSView profile

ID: 88430

Dr. Edwin Thomas Parks, DMD, MS

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Indiana

Dr. Edwin T. Parks has 44 years of experience in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. He earned his BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Centre College, his MS in Diagnostic Sciences from Indiana University School of Dentistry, and his DMD from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. Formerly, this expert held roles as an Associate Professor and Professor of Oral...

Periodontics Expert WitnessView profile

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Periodontics Expert Witness

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New York

This highly qualified and board certified periodontist is currently a Professor and former Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at a major university and an attending periodontist at a university affiliated practice. He is a highly regarding authority in the periodontal field having authored 350+ publications in peer reviewed journals, 4 books, and over 700 presentations worldwide (in more than 50...

Alan Mitchell Atlas, DMDView profile

ID: 101669

Dr. Alan Mitchell Atlas, DMD

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Pennsylvania

Dr. Alan M. Atlas has over 27 years of experience in the field of Dentistry. He earned his BS from Stony Brook University and his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. Today, this expert is licensed as a Dentist in the state of Pennsylvania. Formerly, this expert was the Director of Implant Dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine....

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Emergency Periodontics Expert WitnessView profile

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Emergency Periodontics Expert Witness

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Vermont

This highly qualified and board certified expert earned his BS as well as his DDS from The University of Toronto. In addition, he also holds an MA in periodontics. This expert is active in his field as a member of numerous dental societies including The International Team for Implantology and The Academy of Osseointegration. Formerly, he served as an attending surgeon of dentistry at The...

Fariba Simhai Younai, DDSView profile

ID: 1627629

Dr. Fariba Simhai Younai, DDS

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California

Dr. Fariba S. Younai has 35 years of experience in the fields of Dentistry, Oral Medicine, and Orofacial Pain. She earned her BA in Biology from CUNY Queens College and her DDS from Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine. She then went on to complete her training in Hospital Dentistry at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Today, this expert is licensed as a Dentist in the state of...

Dentistry Expert WitnessView profile

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Dentistry Expert Witness

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Maryland

This board certified expert has been practicing dentistry for over 30 years. A member of a multitude of prestigious academic and scientific societies, including both the Pierre Fauchard International Dental Honor Society and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society, he is a reviewer for the Journal of the American Dental Association and has presented papers at the national and...

Joel Brian Epstein, DMD, FCDSBC, FRCDC, MSDView profile

ID: 1684228

Dr. Joel Brian Epstein, DMD, FCDSBC, FRCDC, MSD

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California

Dr. Joel B. Epstein has 43 years of experience in the fields of Dentistry and Oral Medicine. He earned his DMD from the University of Saskatchewan and his MSD from the University of Washington. He completed his residency in Oral Medicine at the University of Washington Medical Center. Today, this expert is a Certified Specialist in Oral Medicine and a Licensed Dentist in the States of Washington...

Periodontics Expert WitnessView profile

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Periodontics Expert Witness

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Kansas

This highly qualified expert has 40 years of experience in dentistry. He received his BA in psychology and business from Southern Methodist University before earning his DDS from the University of Missouri Kansas. He also earned his MSD with a certificate in periodontics from Baylor College of Dentistry and his MBA from the University of Wisconsin. This expert is certified in executive dental...

Gregg Lawrence Lurcott, DDSView profile

ID: 1786842

Dr. Gregg Lawrence Lurcott, DDS

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Colorado

Dr. Gregg L. Lurcott has 20 years of experience in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He earned his BS from the University of Michigan and his DDS from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. He completed a residency in General Practice through the University of Toledo College of Medicine and Life Sciences before completing a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery through...

General Dentistry Expert WitnessView profile

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General Dentistry Expert Witness

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New York

This highly qualified general dentist earned a DDS from the Baylor College of Medicine and completed residency training in general practice at Florida State Hospital. He is currently an associate professor in the department of general dentistry at a major medical institution, and maintains a private practice in general dentistry in New York. He is a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, and...

Gilman Palmer Peterson III, DMD, MDView profile

ID: 1877538

Dr. Gilman Palmer Peterson III, DMD, MD

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Kentucky

Dr. Gilman P. Peterson has over 13 years of experience in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He earned his BS in Chemistry and his DMD from the University of Kentucky. After completing his MD from the University of Kentucky School of Medicine, he went on to complete a residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Kentucky. Currently, this expert works as a Physician...

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Expert WitnessView profile

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Expert Witness

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Virginia

This board certified expert has been practicing for over 30 years. Widely published in professional journals such as the Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics of North America, he currently serves as a full Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at a major medical university, where he also acts as the Director of the Residency...

Justin Todd Rashbaum, DMDView profile

ID: 4653496

Dr. Justin Todd Rashbaum, DMD

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New York

Dr. Justin T. Rashbaum has 14 years of experience in the fields of General and Cosmetic Dentistry. He earned his BS in Psychology from the University of Michigan and his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He completed a residency in General Practice at Washington DC VA Medical Center and today, he is a licensed Dentist in the State of New York. Formerly, this...

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Expert WitnessView profile

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Expert Witness

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Texas

This highly qualified, board certified expert has been practicing oral and maxillofacial surgery for more than 20 years. He earned a DDS from the University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston and an MD from Texas Tech University School of Medicine. This expert belongs to a number of prestigious professional association in the oral surgery field, most notably as a fellow in the American Association...

Taline Inet Aghajanian, DDSView profile

ID: 4811610

Dr. Taline Inet Aghajanian, DDS

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Texas

Dr. Taline I. Aghajanian has 14 years of experience in the field of Dentistry. She earned her BS in Human Anatomy from the University of California Los Angeles and her DDS from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. Today this expert is Board Certified in Nitrous Oxide Monitoring by the Texas State Board of Dental Examiners. Formerly, this expert held roles as an Associate...

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Dentistry Expert WitnessView profile

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Dentistry Expert Witness

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Illinois

This highly qualified dentist earned his DDS from the Loyola University School of Dentistry and is a fellow of the American College of Dentists. He has held a number of prestigious positions throughout his career, including as Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Oral Medicine and Oral Diagnosis at Northwestern University Dental School. Currently, this expert is on the medical staff...

Michael Gerald McMahon, DDSView profile

ID: 4836195

Dr. Michael Gerald McMahon, DDS

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California

Dr. Michael G. McMahon has 36 years of experience in the field of Dentistry. He earned his BA in Biology from the University of California San Diego and his DDS from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. Today, this expert is licensed as a Dentist in the State of California. Formerly, this expert served as a Dentist in Private Practice. He currently serves as the Owner of...

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Expert WitnessView profile

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Expert Witness

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California

This highly qualified expert completed her BS from Syracuse University and earned her DMD from Fairleigh Dickinson University School of Dentistry. She completed a Residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at Mt Sinai Medical Center. This expert is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists and a member of prestigious associations such as the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the...

Dentistry Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a dental expert witness in legal proceedings?

A dental expert witness provides specialized knowledge in dentistry to assist in court cases. They can clarify technical aspects, interpret dental records, and provide unbiased professional opinions.

What types of cases might require a dental expert witness?

Dental expert witnesses are often involved in malpractice suits, personal injury cases, insurance claims, and disputes involving dental procedures or oral health care standards.

Can a dental expert witness specialize in specific areas of dentistry?

Yes, there are dental expert witnesses who specialize in areas such as orthodontics, periodontics, endodontics, prosthodontics, pediatric dentistry, and oral surgery among others.

How can a dental expert witness help in a case involving dental implants?

An expert witness specializing in dental implants can provide insight into standard practices for implant placement, potential complications, and proper post-operative care.

Why is it important to have a dental expert witness with up-to-date knowledge and experience?

Dentistry is constantly evolving with new techniques and technologies. An expert witness with current knowledge ensures accurate information is provided during legal proceedings.

How does Expert Institute select its Dentistry expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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