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JOHN W. FARAH, DDS, Ph.D.

JOHN W. FARAH, DDS, Ph.D.

Dr. John Farah is a graduate of the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. In 1984, he launched THE DENTAL ADVISOR, a publication that tests and reviews products and materials from across the industry. In addition to an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based practice that he has maintained since 1980, Dr. Farah founded Apex Dental Milling Center, a facility that offers CAD/CAM services to both laboratories and clinicians. He holds a Ph.D. in aerospace engineering. Contact him at drfarah@enspiredental.com.

MICHAEL B. MILLER, DDS, FAGD, FAACD

MICHAEL B. MILLER, DDS, FAGD, FAACD

Dr. Michael Miller is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Dentistry. He is a founding member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the founder of REALITY Publishing Company, distributor of one of the leading, noncommercial product evaluation sources in dentistry. Dr. Miller has maintained a private practice in Houston, Texas, since 1976 and is a clinical associate professor at the University of Texas School of Dentistry. Contact him at michael.b.miller@uth.tmc.edu.

DEAN H. SAIKI, DDS

DEAN H.  SAIKI, DDS

Dr. Dean Saiki graduated from the University of Southern California School of Dentistry in 1988. He maintains a private practice in northern San Diego County, California, specializing in implants and digital dentistry. He has been a member of the ADA, CDA and San Diego County Dental Society since 1989, as well as other advanced study clubs including the Trojan Dental Study Club. Dr. Saiki is also a member of the AAID and ICOI. Contact him at 760-732-3456 or dentist@deansaiki.com.

ZACHARY SMITH

ZACHARY SMITH

Zachary Smith is a second-year dental student at the University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston. As a competitive triathlete and runner in the Greater Houston area, he has developed a strong interest in the field of sports dentistry. Zachary plans on attending a residency following graduation. His father is a practicing general dentist in San Antonio. Contact him at zachary.r.smith@uth.tmc.edu.

SIAMAK ABAI, DDS, MMedSc

SIAMAK ABAI,  DDS, MMedSc

Dr. Siamak Abai is a graduate of Harvard University’s Advanced Graduate Education program in Prosthodontics with a master’s degree in oral biology and prosthodontics. He earned his DDS from Columbia University, followed by two years of residency in Advanced Education in General Dentistry. Dr. Abai is director of clinical research and development for the Implant division of Glidewell Laboratories and the editor-in-chief of Chairside® magazine. Contact him at siamak.abai@glidewelldental.com.

JUSTIN CHI, DDS, CDT

JUSTIN CHI,  DDS, CDT

Dr. Justin Chi joined Glidewell Laboratories as a clinical research associate in 2015 after graduating from the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. Dr. Chi’s previous education included receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in dental laboratory technology from the LSU School of Dentistry, and earning his CDT in crown and bridge in 2007. Contact him at chairside@glidewelldental.com.

ANAMARIA MURESAN, DMD, ME, CDT

ANAMARIA MURESAN,  DMD, ME, CDT

Dr. Anamaria Muresan is a graduate of the Western University of Health Sciences College of Dental Medicine. Prior to receiving her DMD, Dr. Muresan spent 12 years as ceramic manager at Glidewell Laboratories. In July 2013, having earned her DMD and having completed a one-year continuum in implant dentistry, Dr. Muresan returned to Glidewell Laboratories to join the operatory team as director of clinical research. Contact her at chairside@glidewelldental.com.

CHRISTOPHER NEWCOMB

CHRISTOPHER NEWCOMB

Christopher Newcomb is the copywriter team lead at Glidewell Laboratories. He graduated from the University of California, Irvine, with a degree in English literature and has worked alongside the clinicians and R&D professionals at Glidewell Laboratories for four years. Contact him at chairside@glidewelldental.com.

GARY PRITCHARD, J.D

GARY PRITCHARD, J.D

Gary Pritchard received his law degree from Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, and went on to serve as general counsel for Clayton Homes, Inc. and Fleetwood Enterprises, Inc. As a board-certified trial lawyer, Gary was a managing partner for Pritchard & Hanszen in Houston, Texas, and holds active law licenses in Texas, Arizona, Tennessee and California. Gary is currently one of the in-house labor counselors for Glidewell Laboratories. Contact him at garythelawyer@glidewelldental.com.

WILL SCHMIDT, RDA

WILL SCHMIDT, RDA

Will Schmidt brings more than 15 years of dental experience, including 13 as a Registered Dental Assistant, to his role at Glidewell Laboratories. He has worked in multiple settings, from private practice to group practice to oral surgery in a hospital’s trauma center. Prior to the dental field, Will served as a U.S. Marine, experience that he credits for honing his fine appreciation for detail. He plans to start RDAEF2 courses this year. Contact him at chairside@glidewelldental.com.

DARRYL WITHROW

DARRYL WITHROW

Darryl Withrow graduated from the University of Maine with a degree in anthropology before joining Glidewell Laboratories in 1989. Darryl began his career in the Shipping and Receiving department before moving to the Accounting department, where he worked in accounts payable and as assistant to the controller. Today, he is the Vice President of Operations, serving as a key stakeholder in all aspects of Glidewell Laboratories. Contact him at chairside@glidewelldental.com.

Chairside Magazine: Volume 11, Issue 2

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