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Mini Residency Course


Dr. Shankar Iyer

Dr. Iyer graduated with honors from the New York University College of Dentistry in 1994 and went on to pursue graduate studies in Prosthodontics from the same University. He taught as a clinical Assistant Professor for several years at NYU’s department of Post Graduate Prosthodontics.

Dr. Carlos Alfonso

Dr Carlos Alfonso, is a board certified Prosthodontist who began his career in dentistry by obtaining his first Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo (UASD) in the Dominican Republic. After graduation, he went on to attend New York University College of Dentistry, where he obtained his second DDS degree. He continued his training and completed his general practice residency at Harlem Hospital, where he was asked to stay on as chief resident. Dr. Alfonso later on attended Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons where he pursued a specialty certificate in Prosthodontics and became board certified.

Dr. Jason Kim

Clinical Assistant Professor, New York University College of Dentistry, Dept. of Cariology and Comprehensive Care, Implantology Program-Surgical Director; Diplomate, American Board of Oral Implantology; Honored Fellow, American Academy of Implant Dentistry; Diplomate, International Congress of Oral Implantology; Member, Academy of Osseointegration; Faculty for NYU-Zimmer Institute. Board of Trustees, American Academy of Implant Dentistry; Past President, Northeast District, American Academy of Implant Dentistry; Co-Founder and Co-Director of Long Island Implant Center; Founder and Director of AAID Long Island Implant Study Club. Currently attending Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, Dept. of Periodontics for certificate in Periodontics; Private Practicein Flushing, New York. Dr. Kim lecturesnationally and internationally inthe field of dental implants, bone grafting, soft tissue augmentation, treatment planning, and the use of biologics.

Dr. Paresh Patel

Dr. Paresh Patel is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry and the Medical College of Georgia/AAID MaxiCourse. He is a clinical instructor at the Reconstructive Dentistry Institute. Dr. Patel has placed more than 5,000 implants, has published numerous articles in leading dental journals, and has worked as a lecturer and clinical consultant on dental implants and prosthetics for several leading companies. A Diplomate of the ICOI, Dr. Patel maintains private practices in Lenoir and Mooresville, North Carolina

Dr. M. Vadivel Kumaar

Co-Director MaxiCourse Asia - Bangalore
Associate Fellow American Academy of Implant Dentistry
Ex. Vice President, Indian Orthodontic Society

Dr. Ahmed .R

Dr. Ahmed R. is a graduate from de Montmorency College of Dentistry (LHR).

Dr. Kathiravan Purmal

Dr Purmal graduated from University Malaya in 1993. His postgraduate training began in 1997 where he obtained diploma in general dental practice whilst maintaining an active dental practice in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. His thirst for orthodontic skill lead him back to his alma matter to complete the residency programme in orthodontics in year 2004. Subsequently he got international recognition for the orthodontic training by getting MOrthRCS(Edinburgh). He also has post graduate qualifications in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He has published in more than 30 international journals and co-authored 2 books.