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Advanced Education Program In Prosthodontics


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Carl F. Driscoll, D.M.D., Program Director, Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics

email: cdriscoll@umaryland.edu

Dr. Carl F. Driscoll received his DMD from Tufts  University in 1977. He completed a General Practice Residency at Ft. Meade, MD in 1978 and received his prosthodontic training at Letterman Army  Medical  Center in San Francisco in 1986. In 1990, he completed a Fellowship in Maxillofacial Prosthetics at the National  Naval  Dental School in Bethesda, MD. Dr. Driscoll currently serves as a Professor at the University of Maryland Dental School and as Director of the Prosthodontic Residency. He previously held the same position with the United States Army at Walter  Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, DC from 1994-1997. Dr. Driscoll retired from the U.S. Army in 1997 with the rank of Colonel. Dr. Driscoll is a Fellow of the American  College of Prosthodontists. He served as the Chair of the American College of Prosthodontist’s Board Preparation Course for five years and was a member of the American Dental Association’s Commission on Dental Accreditation’s Review Board and was a Consultant to the ADA for Accreditation in Prosthodontics. Dr. Driscoll is also Vice President-Elect of the American  Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics and the International Association for Dental Research. Dr. Driscoll has lectured nationally, internationally and has over forty publications to his credit. Dr. Driscoll is a Director of the American Board of Prosthodontics.

Ngoc Q. Chu, D.D.S.

Dr. Chu obtained his DDS  from the University of Maryland Dental School in 1988. In 1990 he completed his prosthodontics training at the University of Maryland Dental School. After graduation, Dr. Chu worked in private practice and has been teaching at the school as a Clinical Associate Professor since 1997. He is a Fellow of the American College of Dentist and the Academy of Dentistry International. Dr. Chu participated as dental volunteer in the Dominican Republic in 1987,1991 and the Navajo Reservation Denture Program from 1992-1997. He also did some voluntary work in the Philippines in  1998,1999, Vietnam in 2004,2005,2006 and Cambodia in 2005.

John P. Davliakos, D.M.D.


Dr. John P. Davliakos received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine in 1984.  He completed his Post-Graduate Prosthodontic residency at the University of Pittsburgh Dental School in 1986, where he received a Certificate in Prosthodontics.  In 1987 he completed one of the first dental implant fellowships in the United States receiving a Certificate in Oral Implantology from the University of Pittsburgh Dental School.  In 1988, He was an Assistant Professor in the Post-Graduate Prosthodontics Program at the University of Maryland Dental School from 1990-1997and returned to teaching in 2009.  He has published and lectured locally, nationally and internationally in the understanding of Implant Prosthodontics.  Dr. Davliakos is a member of the American College of Prosthodontics, International College of Dentists, and the American Dental Association.  He continues to maintain a private practice in Annapolis Maryland dedicated to implant, esthetics and advanced prosthodontic reconstruction.

Guadalupe E. Garcia, DMD

e-mail: GGarcia@umaryland.edu

Dr. Guadalupe E. Garcia received her doctor of dental medicine degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2002.  She then worked as a clinical assistant professor at UPSDM from 2002 to 2003. She completed her Advanced Education training in Prosthodontics and received a Prosthodontics certificate from New York University College of Dentistry in 2006.  She then pursued and completed a two-year Fellowship in Implant Dentistry in the Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at New York University in 2008. During that time she was a part-time Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at NYU and was an attending at New York Hospital of Queens in the Department of Prosthodontics and Implant Center, as well as pursuing private practice in Prosthodontics.  She is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists and the Academy of Osseointegration.  She is treasurer of the American College of Prosthodontists Maryland Section. She is a guest lecturer in both Departments of Prosthodontics at NYU and NYHQ.  Dr. Garcia joined the faculty at the University of Maryland in 2008. She maintains an intramural practice limited to prosthodontics and implants. She is a Dental School Assistant Professor and co-director of the Implant Prosthodontics Predoctoral program and is also involved in the implant surgical training in the Postgraduate Prosthodontics program.  She is a member of the Faculty Senate representing the Dental School. Her research interests include overdenture attachments and anatomical considerations in implant dentistry.

Sarit Kaplan D.M.D.,M.S., Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics

Dr. Sarit Kaplan graduated from Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, in Israel in 1994. In 2000, she received her Certificate from the three year postgraduate prosthodontic program, as well as receiving a Master of Science in Oral Biology, at the College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland. Dr. Kaplan is a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontics and serves as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the school. She has published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry and in the Journal of the American Dental Association. She practices in Bethesda Maryland, and teaches part time in the Postgraduate Prosthodontic Residency Program. Dr. Kaplan is currently President of the American College of Prosthodontists’ Maryland Chapter.

Penwadee Limkangwalmongkol, D.D.S., M.S., Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics

email : penwadee@umaryland.edu

Dr. Penwadee Limkangwalmongkol graduated from Prince of Songkla University, Thailand with honors. She completed a 3-year Prosthodontic residency program combined with a Master of Science degree at the Ohio State University in 2002. She then pursued and completed an Implant Prosthodontic Fellowship program at the same university in 2003. She was teaching at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans until 2006. Dr. Limkangwalmongkol joined the faculty at University of Maryland, Baltimore College of Dental Surgery in 2007. She maintains an intramural practice limited to prosthodontics and implants. She has authored peer-reviewed publications. Her research interests include marginal fit and microleakage of full coverage restorations and dental implants.

Radi Masri, B.D.S, M.S., Ph.D, Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics

email: rmasri@umaryland.edu

Dr. Masri received his dental degree from the University of Jordan Dental School in 1997. He completed his prosthodontic residency at the University of Maryland, College of Dental Surgery in 2001 and completed a PhD in Biomedical Sciences/ Neuroscience. Dr. Masri is a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists and a member of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics. He is chairman of the Board Preparation Course Committee of the American College of Prosthodontists and Research A Committee of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics. In addition, Dr. Masri maintains an intramural  Faculty Practice oriented toward restorative and prosthetic dentistry. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor at both the University of Maryland College of Dental Surgery and the School of Medicine. His research interests include: overdenture attachments, dental implants, and orofacial muscle pain.

Youssef Obeid, D.D.S., Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics

Dr. Obeid completed a two year postgraduate residency in the Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at the University of Maryland Dental School in 1996 and another three year residency in the specialty of Prosthodontics in 1999. Recently, Dr. Obeid completed a two year fellowship in Advanced Implant Dentistry at New York University. He is a member of the American College of Prosthodontist and the Academy of Osseointegration.  Dr. Obeid is currently Vice-President of the American College of Prosthodontists’ Maryland Chapter. He has lectured locally and nationally on implants and cosmetic dentistry and has presented multiple table clinics at major national meetings. Dr. Obeid volunteers for half a day each week to teach in the Postgraduate Prosthodontic Residency Program.

 

 

 

 

 

Seung Paik , D.D.S. M.S., Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics

Dr. Seung Paik attended and graduated from University of Maryland Dental School in 2002 with D.D.S. degree and further studied at the advanced level in specialty field of Prosthodontics for additional three years.  In 2005, he graduated from Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics at University of Maryland Dental School under Dr. Carl Driscoll and furthered his education by earning Master in Oral Biology. In 2005, Dr. Paik became the Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics.  Dr. Paik has opened a prosthodontic specialty private practice in Columbia, Maryland.  He is currently working part-time at the University of Maryland Dental School in Department of Endodontics, Prosthodontics and Operative Dentistry as an Assistant Professor.

 

Flavio Rasetto, B.D.S., M.S., Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics

Dr. Flavio Rasetto graduated from the National University of Rosario Dental School, Rosario, Argentina in 1990. He practiced general dentistry for 5 years in Argentina prior to moving to the USA in 1996. Dr Rasetto completed a 3 years postgraduate residency program in Prosthodontics combined with a Master of Science in Oral Biology, at the College of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland, Baltimore in 1999. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the same school. He is in Private Practice. He is a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontics and a member of the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics. Dr. Rasetto teaches half a day in the Post Graduate Prosthodontics Program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael T. Singer, D.D.S., M.S., Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics

Dr. Singer graduated from Northwestern University Dental School and the Walter Reed Army Medical Prosthetic Program. He is also a graduate of the Bethesda Naval Dental School Maxillofacial Prosthetics Program and the University of Minnesota Orofacial Pain graduate program. Dr. Singer specializes in prosthetic dentistry, orofacial pain, and maxillofacial prosthodontics. He has lectured to dentists and physicians across the United States and is a featured speaker for the American Academy of Pain Management. Dr. Singer teaches in the Post Graduate Prosthodontic Program one day a week.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Michael J. Tabacco, D.D.S., M.S., Diplomate, American Board of Prosthodontics

Dr. Michael Tabacco was born in Albany, New York, graduated from Siena College in 1964 and after a five-year stint in the Navy as a Line Officer, attend the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dentistry and received his DDS degree in 1974. During the same time period he received his MS degree in Molecular Biology from Canisius College/Rosewell Park Memorial Institute. He returned to active duty Navy as a Dental Officer and served an additional nineteen years, retiring with the rank of Captain from active Naval Service in 1992. He served with the US Marine Corps, enjoyed four tours of shipboard duty, and in his final tour he served as a professor and lecturer at the Naval Dental School, Bethesda, Maryland. Dr. Tabacco is a fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists, he is a member of the American Equilibration Society,  and International Academy of Orthodontics. He maintains a private practice in Rockville, MD. and is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Maryland Advanced Education in Prosthodontics Program.







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