DDSMentoring: Dental Mentoring & Training Programs

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Our Mentors

Dr. Gary O’Brien 

Total Solutions Provider

I have been involved in training and educating dental professionals for over 30 years. The majority of the attendees for advanced training have not incorporated the procedures into their practice for several reasons. For the last five years, I have been working on a solution to these problems by making it easy for the dental professional to learn... Read More

 Robert Moretta DDS

General Practice

I am very proud to say that I am a charter member of DDSMentoring. Since I have been in practice since 1982, I feel that I have found out what works and what doesn't. Not only in the clinical aspect of dentistry but also in the business side. I have disiplined myself to limit what I refer out to specialists. That is not to say that I do everything... Read More

Dr. Don Trunkey 

I have been a General Dentist for 33 years. I'm married to the love of my life for 33 years and have 2 kids and 4 grandkids that I enjoy immensly.  I have educated myself in every aspect of dentistry and do very few specialist referrals. Helping patients improve their lives is my passion.  Helping my fellow dentists enjoy life and... Read More

Dr Jon Julian 

General Dentist

Dr. Jon Julian lectures extensively throughout the United States and Europe on dental implants and the use of Lasers and new technology in dentistry. Dr Julian strives to provide his students, through education, with the clinical tools and common sense approach to be able to treat a patient comprehensively.  He understands that... Read More

Dr Todd Sawisch 

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Implant and Reconstructive Surgery, Tissue...

Todd Sawisch is a board certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and the National Dental Board of Anesthesiology. Dr. Sawisch completed his undergraduate training and earned a Bachelor of Science at Michigan State University. He earned his Doctor of Dental Surgery at the ... Read More

Dr Chris Stevens 

For more than 20 years I have been fortunate enough share my thoughts on cosmetic and complex restorative dentistry in front of groups large and small. I lecture across the country and abroad on the subjects of smile enhancement, principles of occlusion, full mouth restoration and diagnosis and treatment of temporomandibular disorders and have... Read More

Dr John Minichetti 

Implant Dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry, Laser Surgery, Oral Surgery, Prosthetics,...

Dr. John Minichetti is a general dentist who has been placing and restoring implants for over 25 years. He is a fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) and the American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID).  He is also an honored fellow of the AAID and a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry.Dr.... Read More

Dr Jeffrey Capes 

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Implant and Reconstructive Surgery, Practice...

After completing my Doctorate degrees in both Dentistry and Medicine, I established my solo practice in southeast Georgia. From day one my sole objective has been to always provide the best care for my patients. My practice, Coastal Oral Surgery,  is dedicated to keeping up-to-date with the latest tecnhologies and resources. The... Read More

 Ramsey Amin DDS

Dental Implant Dentistry, Bone Grafting, Complex Dentistry, IV Sedation...

Diplomate of the American Board of Oral ImplantologyFellow of the American Academy of Implant DentistryI maintain a dental implant and restorative dentistry practice in Burbank, California. I also perform all dental implant related procedures such as bone/tissue grafting and complex dental reconstructions. I have placed and restored a few... Read More

Dr Mehrdad Favagehi 

Board Certified Periodontist

Dr. Mehrdad Favagehi received his undergraduate and dental education in Virginia: George Mason University (B.S. Biology 1990), Medical College of Virginia of Virginia Commonwealth University D.D.S. 1994. He earned a specialty certificate in Periodontics and a M.S. degree (Oral Biology) at the Ohio State University in 1997. He... Read More

 Xavier Saab DDS, MS

Prosthodontics, Implant Dentistry

Dr. Xavier Saab received his doctorate at the University of Guayaquil in Ecuador. He graduated Magna Cum Laude as the valedictorian of his class. Dr. Saab was awarded a full scholarship for his residency and specialty training at The University of Texas Houston Health Science Center Dental Branch, where he received his Certificate in Prosthodontics... Read More

Dr Chad  Seabold 

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon Dental Implantologist 3D CBCT expert...

For nearly 10 years now I have had the opportunity to place dental implants with the guidance of 3D CBCT along with careful clinical treatment planning. I have special interests in keeping up with tooth loss with dental implants in an immediate placement fashion with minimal to no bone grafting. This approach to dental implants has proved to be, in... Read More

Dr Joe Maio 

General Dentist, Practice Management Specialist

I have been very fortunate to be a involved with several groups and mentors over the past 10 years. Following my graduation from Creighton University, I was accepted into a 1 year AEGD at the United States Air Force Academy where I received over 300 hours of continuing education. As I worked hands-on with specialists in all fields throughout that... Read More

Dr.  Christopher Phelps 

Advertising, Marketing, Call Tracking and ROI Analysis, Getting The Implant...

General Dentist outside Charlotte, NC. I have helped train General Dentists in the surgical placement and restoration of dental implants for numerous years. I grew my first practice from $600,000 to $6,500,000 and 4 locations over a 6 year period. I then sold 2 of those offices for profit and over the next 3 years grew those two... Read More

 Lourdes Ann Christopher 

1999 – Present : Private Practice of Periodontics Drs. Christopher & Favagehi 313 Park Avenue, Suite 103, Falls Church, Virginia (703) 237-37002002- Present : Adjunct faculty, Dept. of Periodontics, School of Dentistry Virginia Commonwealth University 1997- 2000 Assistant Clinical... Read More

Dr Neal Kravitz 

Orthodontics, Invisalign, Invisalign Teen, Lingual Braces, Incognito Braces,...

Dr. Neal Kravitz is a dual-Ivy league trained orthodontist, a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics, a member of the Angle Honor Society, an Elite-level provider of Invisalign, a Center of Excellence provider for Incognito, a board member for the American Lingual Orthodontic Association, and a Fellow of the American Association of... Read More

 Guy Giacopuzzi DDS

None and proud of it...

I've grown up with implants.  Starting in 1979, while still in dental school, I studied under Robert James at LLUSD.  When Branemark started his "all on six" concept in the US, I paid attention, but was disappointed that virtually all of the cases were fully edentulous.  My practice focused on keeping teeth, and in my rural ... Read More

 Guy Deyton 

1984 Graduate of UMKC SOD.  GPR at Dwight D. Eisesenhower VA Hospital.  Matriculated through Dawson, Spear, Kois curriculums.  30 years experience restoring implants.  NO experience placing implants.  Past president of Missouri Dental Association.  Past Missouri Dental Board member.  Author of Missouri's... Read More

DDS John Kwan 


USC graduate 1976 with BS in Biology.  USC DDS 1981 (with our leader Gary O'Brien!)  USAF 10 years.  1 year GPR, 6 years general dentistry.  LSU grad in perio 1989.  Private practice since 1991 in Oakland/Berkeley CA.  Associate Clinical Professor UCSF School of Dentistry, teaching periodontal endoscopy (Perioscopy),... Read More