Orthodontics Expert Witnesses

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Orthodontic expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including dental surgery, oral health, pediatric dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and dental implants. Some of the most common orthodontic expert witness specialties also include malocclusion treatment, braces installation and management, Invisalign technology, temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ), and cleft palate correction. They can opine on the effects of improper orthodontic treatment, dental malpractice, oral injury due to negligence, standards of care in orthodontics, and the impact of orthodontic issues on overall health.

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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...

Oral Medicine and Prosthodontics Expert Witness | MarylandView profile

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Oral Medicine and Prosthodontics Expert Witness | Maryland

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Maryland

This highly qualified expert is currently the Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs and Professor at a University in the Greater Baltimore Area. He is board certified in Oral Medicine and has a certificate in Prosthodontics. He has extensive experience in the area of infection control and containment in dental office settings. He is recognized for his research achievements and has been awarded...

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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General Dentistry Expert Witness | New YorkView profile

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General Dentistry Expert Witness | New York

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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...

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...

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Expert Witness | VirginiaView profile

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Expert Witness | Virginia

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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...

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...

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Expert Witness | TexasView profile

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Expert Witness | Texas

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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...

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...

Dentistry Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Dentistry Expert Witness | Illinois

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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...

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 & Maxillofacial Surgery Expert Witness | CaliforniaView profile

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Expert Witness | California

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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...

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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Dental Implants and General and Comprehensive Dentistry Expert Witness | PennsylvaniaView profile

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Dental Implants and General and Comprehensive Dentistry Expert Witness | Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania

This highly qualified expert has over 40 years of training and experience in dentistry and oral surgery. He received his DMD from University of Pittsburgh's School of Dental Medicine. He has performed over 1,000 root canals and his techniques and expertise have been showcased at endodontic conferences. In addition, he serves as an active member of numerous medical societies including The...

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 & Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Expert Witness | New JerseyView profile

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Dentistry & Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Expert Witness | New Jersey

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New Jersey

This extremely well-qualified expert on dentistry and oral and maxillofacial surgery obtained his BS from Union College and his DDS and MD from Columbia University. He completed his internship in general surgery and his residency in oral and maxillofacial surgery at New York Presbyterian and his fellowship in pediatric oral and craniomaxillofacial surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical...

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 and Maxillofacial Surgery Expert Witness | IllinoisView profile

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Expert Witness | Illinois

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Illinois

This expert is highly qualified and board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He obtained his first degree in Dentistry from the University of Punjab, de'Montmorency College of Dentistry, Lahore in Pakistan. And to further increase his credentials, he completed another Dental Degree at Boston University School of Dental Medicine, finishing with Magna Cum Laude. He further sub-specialized...

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  implants  TMJ disorders Expert Witness |View profile

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Dentistry implants TMJ disorders Expert Witness |

This qualified expert earned his BS at York University, an MS at the University of Toronto, and his DDS at the University of Toronto Faculty of Dentistry. He is active in his field as a member of professional organizations such as the Ontario and Canadian Dental Associations and is a fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantation and International College of Dentists. His expertise are...

Orthodontics Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of an orthodontic expert witness in a legal case?

An orthodontic expert witness provides specialized knowledge in orthodontics, including braces, Invisalign, and other treatments. They can testify on standard care practices, treatment outcomes, and more.

What types of cases might require an orthodontic expert witness?

Cases involving dental malpractice, personal injury (like accidents causing dental damage), insurance claims disputes, or any case where orthodontic treatment is a factor may require such an expert.

Can an orthodontic expert witness provide insight into specific subspecialties?

Yes, they can offer insights into subspecialties like pediatric orthodontics, adult orthodontics, surgical orthodontics, and dentofacial orthopedics depending on their experience and training.

How can an orthodontic expert witness help in a malpractice lawsuit?

They can review patient records, identify if there was a deviation from standard care, assess harm caused to the patient, and provide testimony explaining complex orthodontic procedures.

Why is it important to have an orthodontic expert witness who is still actively practicing?

An active practitioner stays updated with the latest techniques and standards in the field. Their current knowledge can be crucial for understanding contemporary practices and technologies.

How does Expert Institute select its Orthodontics 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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