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AAID Recognizes Hundreds of Newly Credentialed Members and Four Implant Dentistry Greats at the 2023 Annual Conference

Posted on Tuesday, December 5, 2023

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) welcomed the largest class of new credentialed members in the organization’s history and presented its highest awards at the recently concluded 72nd Annual Conference in Las Vegas on Saturday, November 4.

"This year we saw a record number of dental professionals earn their AAID credentials," said Dr. Michael Fioritto, FAAID, FABOI/ID, and past chair of the Admissions and Credentials Board. "The prestige of the AAID Fellow and Associate Fellow credential continues to grow as is shown in this year’s class, as well as the number of professionals working towards earning Fellowship."

A full list of new Associate Fellows and Fellows can be found below.

In addition to newly credentialed members, the 2023 Honored Fellows were also introduced. These five credentialed members were recognized for their leadership, commitment, and volunteer efforts for the AAID as well as for their professional and academic work.

The Honored Fellows included:

C. Edgar Davila DDS, MS, CDT, FAAID, DABOI/ID

Alvaro Gracia DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID

Lawrence Nalitt DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID

Bill Holden DDS,FAAID, DABOI/ID

Christopher Petrush DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID

After the excitement of the day's induction ceremony, the spotlight that evening was on the top AAID award winners.

The 2023 Aaron Gershkoff/Norman Goldberg Memorial Award, the most prestigious honor given by the Academy, was presented to Frank Recker, DDS, JD, for his achievements in the field of implant dentistry and service to the AAID.

The 2023 Isiah Lew Memorial Research Award was presented to James R. Glidewell, CEO, founder, and president of Glidewell Dental Laboratories, for his significant contribution to dental implant research.

The 2023 Terry Reynolds Trailblazer Award was presented to Stuart Orton-Jones, BDS, for his accomplishments as an innovative educator in the art and science of implant dentistry.

The 2023 Paul Johnson Service Award was presented to Justin Moody, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, for his outstanding service to the AAID by “going above and beyond” as a volunteer for the Academy.

For background on each of the awards and the history of past winners, please visit aaid.com.

To view photos from the Fellow and Associate Fellow induction ceremony, please visit the AAID Facebook page.

Associate Fellows

Swati Agnihotri, DMD

Mairy Aiad, BDS

Austin Ako, DDS, MS

Reem Al Ameen, DDS

Murtadha Abdulmohsen Alali, DDS, MSc

Duaij Alazemi, BchD

Omeed Alkhalidi, DDS

Abdulmonem Mohammed Alkhamis, BDS

Ahmed Alkholeidi, DDS

Andrew A. Allouch, DMD

Boris Alvarez, DDS

James Amaning, DDS

Veena Ananthasayanam, DDS

Devin Anderson, DDS

Sebastiano Andreana, DDS, MS

Thomas J. Angerame, DMD

Aatif Ansari, BDS, DDS

Honey Arora, BDS, MDS

Dane Avondoglio, DMD

David Axelrod, DDS

Doosu Baik, DDS

Anna Bailey, DDS

Prabhalakshmi Kuruppiah Balasubramaniyan, MDS

Gabriela Baltierres, DDS

Valentina Baranova, DDS

Richard Baratta, DDS

Stephen Barker, DDS

Ian P.W. Barnard, DDS

Adriana Barrera, DDS

Vinay Kumar Reddy Battula, DMD

William Baune, DDS

Amit Benjamin, MDS

Dominik Berdysz, DDS

Frances Betts, BDS

Thomas Bierman, DDS

Riam Bin Barek, MS

Daniel Blau, DDS

Andrew Bloom, DDS

Rami Borno, DDS

Theodore Chang, DDS

Hui Ling Cheah, BDS

James Michael Chung, DDS

Michel Comeau, DDS

Dallin DeLoach, DMD

Ryan Diquattro, DMD

Andrew Donald, DDS

Madhavi Krishna Durvasula, DDS

Alejandro Echeverry, DDS

Mohamed Safwat El Gamal, DMD

Charif El-Hindi, DDS

Ryan El-Majzoub, DMD

Christopher Filler, DMD, MS

Matthew Francisco, DMD

Suzan Fu, DDS

Daniel Gailis, DMD

Bryce Gates, DDS

Varghese George, DDS

Humberto Nunez Gil, DMD

Ryan Nelson Gilreath, DMD

Nikola Goranov, DMD

Niharika Gupta, MDS

William Hackett, DDS

David Haddad, DDS

Mary A. Haley, DDS

Andrew Hall, DDS

Sungwon Han, DDS

Christian Hart, DDS

Amir Hassan, DDS

Craig Heins, DDS

Evan Hipp, DMD

Joshua Holt, DMD

Xiang Hu, DMD

Zhi Huang, DDS

Amanda Hurley, DDS

Shingo Inada, DDS

Johannes Jacobs, DDS

Kirsten Johnson, DDS

Neil Johnson, DDS

Parampreet Kaur, DMD

Harkiran Kaur, DDS

Sami Kawas, DDS

Maryam Keikhosro-Kiani, DMD

Kristina Keturka, DDS

Abbas Khan, BDS, DMD, MPH

Rami A. Khoury, DMD

Reem G. Kidess, DDS

Joseph Kim, DDS, JD

Stephen Kondorossy, DMD

Michihiro Kono, BDS

Michael Kostal, DDS

Yoshiki Kuzushima, DDS

Robert Laing, DDS

Vinh Le, DDS

Bryce Ledner, DDS

John Keunhee Lee, DDS

Enrique Lewin, DDS

Patrick Loftus, DMD

Gregory Luk, DDS

John Mady, DDS, MS

Matteson Marinovich, DDS

Michael Martins, DDS

Nathan Martzke, DDS

Hiroyuki Matsumoto, DDS

Cara Minichetti, DDS

Helena M. Minye, DDS, MS

Eri Miwa, DDS, PhD

Gregory W. Monfette, DMD

Timothy Moriarty, DMD

Gregory R. Morra, DDS

Takeshi Nagai, PhD

Kunihiro Nakajima, DDS

Aditi Nanda, BDS, MDS

Islam Negm, BDS

Frank Nelson, DDS

Anthony Nguyen, DDS

Trinh Nguyen, DMD

Tuan Nguyen, DDS

Gupta Niharika, BDS, MDS

Rodney Ray Norris, DDS

Kyle Novotny, DDS

Ghassan Omera, DMD

Olubunmi Osunfisan, DDS

Mohamed Othman, DDS

Khamir Patel, DMD

Tarik Pravinkumar Patel, MDS

Cong Peng, DMD, PhD

Kavitha Pingali, DMD

Jacklyn Aliza Pivovarov, DDS

Jeries Qoborsi, DDS

Jeffrey Rafalski, DDS

Shawn Rajendram, DDS

Alanson Randol, DDS

Zachary Reagan, DMD

Jordyn Reiakvam, DDS

Seyed Rezaei, DDS

Dan Rodda, DDS

Ryan Rodriguez, DDS

Jose Rosalez, DMD

Philip Roth, DDS

Shorouq Sahawneh, DDS, EMBA

Vipul Saini, DDS

Ahmed Salah Seiam, BDS

Rohan Shah, DMD

Dr. Niraj Shah, DDS, MPH

Sharvil Shah, DMD

Shankar Shanmugam, MDS, PhD

Saurabh Sharma, BDS, DDS

Jatinder Sharma, BDS, DDS

Alexandra Shepherd, DDS, MPH

Sean Sherry, DDS

Keishi Shibata, DDS

Yutaka Shimizu, DDS

Takamitsu Shiroyama, DDS

Vinni K. Singh, DDS

Steven Slomovitz, DMD

Kumudra Soe, DMD

Priyanka Somani, MDS

Yara Soto, DDS

Cameron Stringham, DMD

Hideaki Sugo, DDS

Salina S. Suy, DDS

Hidetoshi Takeshita, DDS

Nozar Tarkesh, DMD

James Terrebonne, DDS

David Thode, DDS

Katsuhiro Tomiyama, DDS

Fernando Tordoya, DDS

April Tressler, DDS

Satoshi Tsukamoto, DDS

Mark Tulumello, DMD

Noriyuki Ueno, DDS

Mohammed Umairuddin, MDS

P. Sofiya Usman, BDS, MDS

David Valenta, DDS

Daniel Lee Van Galder, DMD

Rudy Vega, DDS

Jose L. Villarreal, DDS

Lilia Voloshyna, DMD

Rachana Vyas, DDS

Shuto Wakita, DDS

Eric Wang, DDS

William Wang, DDS

Christina Y.M. Wong, DDS

Hilda M. Yacoub Fokas, DDS

Hiroki Yamada, DDS

Jim Yeganegi, DMD

Mohamed Aly Ibrahim Youssef, DMD

Katarzyna Zelichowski, DDS

Fellows

Benjamin Aanderud, DMD

Joseph Akhikar, DMD

Ali Almatrafi, BDS

Feras Alrezk, DDS

Jason Baker, DDS

Ahmed Ballo, BDS, MSc, PhD

Olivier Broutin, DMD

Guy J. Burk, DMD

William Choi, DMD

Jeremiah Davis, DDS, MBA

Andrew Farkas, DDS

Brooks A. Green, DDS

Mahima Gupta, DDS

David Halls, DMD

Mitra Hashemi, DDS

Albert Internoscia, DMD

Christopher Jen Kin, DDS

Igor Kaplansky, DDS

Christopher Kondorossy, DDS

Paul Kwon, DDS

Heath Lampee, DMD

Andy Q.V. Le, DDS

Suhail Mati, DMD

Joshua Nagao, DDS

Senan Najar, DDS, MSD

Niels Oestervemb, DDS

Jayraj J. Patel, DMD

Weidong Pei, DDS, PhD

Satish Reddy, DDS

Sam Sadati, DDS

Amanda M. Sheehan, DDS

Chad Slocum, DDS

Erik Solberg, DDS

David Sullivan, DDS

Jasmine Sung, DDS

William Thornell Jr., DDS

Viviana Waich, DDS

Eric Wang, DDS

Gregory Williams, DMD

Douglas L. Wirth, DMD

Xuetao Xie, DMD

Josee Desrochers, DMD   







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