DACE Advisory Board

Dental Academy of Continuing Education Advisory Board Members

Presented below are our current Advisory Board members along with their biographical information.

Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD

Pamela Maragliano-Muniz, DMD
Editorial Director of DACE

Dr. Maragliano-Muniz was a dental hygienist before earning her DMD from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and her certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics from UCLA School of Dentistry. She is a board-certified prosthodontist, the Chief Editor for DentistryIQ.com and Editorial Director for Dental Academy of Continuing Education. In addition, she is a Chief Development Officer for Cellerant Consulting Group, a faculty member at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, maintains a private practice in Salem, MA. She lectures internationally and is extensively published. Her passion for prevention has stayed with her throughout her career and in 2010, Dr. Maragliano-Muniz was awarded the 2010 Adult Preventive Care Practice of the Year by the American Dental Association.

Jeffrey C. Hoos DMD FAGD

Jeffrey C. Hoos DMD FAGD

Dr Jeffrey Hoos, 1978 graduate, Tufts School of Dental Medicine, he started his private practice with a walk up one operatory practice, his wife Betsy behind the desk and a new baby, to a four doctor 25 dedicated staff open 6 days a week and four evenings a week. The goal was always to try to provide the highest quality care, for the greatest number of patients while maintaining a balance between personal and professional life. Dr Hoos has been involved in education, lecturing for many years on his innovative techniques and methods. Balancing: Art, Science, and Business of Dentistry has always been his point of view. One of the first general dentists to be Brandemark certified for implant placement, his office has become a teaching center for dental training in restorative and implant dentistry.

Jeanette MacLean, DDS, DABPD, FAAPD

Jeanette MacLean, DDS, DABPD, FAAPD

Dr. Jeanette MacLean is a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, owner of Affiliated Children’s Dental Specialists in Glendale, Arizona, and mother of two. She received her dental degree, with honors, from the University of Southern California in 2003 and completed her specialty training in pediatric dentistry in 2005 at Sunrise Children’s Hospital through the University of Nevada School of Medicine. Dr. MacLean has become an internationally recognized advocate and expert on silver diamine fluoride, appearing in newspapers, magazines, television, and continuing education lectures on this hot topic. Most notably, she was featured in the July 2016 New York Times article “A Cavity Fighting Liquid Helps Kids Avoid Dentists’ Drills,” which brought national attention to the option of treating cavities non-invasively with silver diamine fluoride.

Erin Elliott, DDS

Erin Elliott, DDS

Dr. Erin Elliott grew up in Southern California but went away to a small NAIA school in Western New York where she played collegiate soccer and graduated summa cum laude from Houghton College. After graduating Creighton Dental School in 2003, she settled in North Idaho to begin her general dentistry career. She has a special interest in DentalSleep Medicine. She has lectured extensively on this topic and loves to help general dentists extend this life-saving service to their patients. She is an active member of her local American Dental Association, the American Academy of Sleep Medicine, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and is the past president and a diplomate of the American Sleep and Breathing Academy. She’s teaches a 2 day Sleep Apnea Implementation Course with 3D-Dentists and Dr. Tarun Agarwal.

Click Here to watch Dr. Elliott’s interview with DIQ.

Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD, FPFA, FACD, FADI, DICOI, DADIA, DIDIA

Gregori M. Kurtzman, DDS, MAGD, FPFA, FACD, FADI, DICOI, DADIA, DIDIA

Dr. Kurtzman is in private general dental practice in Silver Spring, Maryland, USA and a former Assistant Clinical Professor at University of Maryland in the department of Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics and a former AAID Implant Maxi-Course assistant program director at Howard University College of Dentistry. He has lectured internationally on the topics of Restorative dentistry, Endodontics and Implant surgery and prosthetics, removable and fixed prosthetics, Periodontics and has over 750 published articles globally, several ebooks and textbook chapters. He has earned Fellowship in the AGD, American College of Dentists (ACD), International Congress of Oral Implantology (ICOI), Pierre Fauchard, ADI, Mastership in the AGD and ICOI and Diplomat status in the ICOI, American Dental Implant Association (ADIA), International Dental Implant Association (IDIA). A consultant and evaluator for multiple dental companies. Dr. Kurtzman has been honored to be included in the “Top Leaders in Continuing Education” by Dentistry Today annually since 2006 and was featured on their June 2012 cover.

Click Here to watch Dr. Kurtzman’s interview with DIQ.

Casey Hein, BSDH, RDH, MBA

Casey Hein, BSDH, RDH, MBA

With over 40 years’ experience as a dental hygienist in private practice, public health, education, and government, Casey is an internationally recognized speaker and extensively published author. She first began speaking about periodontal-systemic links in 2003 and founded the first publication on oral-systemic science, called Grand Rounds in Oral- Systemic Medicine. She is a pioneer in implementation of periodontal systemic science, medical-dental collaboration, and providing primary care services, traditionally delivered by physicians and nurses, in dental offices. Casey was an Assistant Clinical Professor in Periodontics and Director of Education of the International Centre for Oral-Systemic Health at the University of Manitoba, where she leads the development of the first comprehensive curriculum about oral health for non-dental healthcare providers. This won for the University the prestigious William J. Gies Award for Outstanding Innovation. She was accepted into the National Speakers’ Association in 2008, and she has been continuously voted among Dentistry Today’s Top 100 Clinicians/Consultants. Casey maintains a faculty appointment as an Assistant Professor in the School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Manitoba, and enjoys a busy speaking schedule, writing, consulting, participation on a number of advisory boards, grandchildren, and road biking.

Katrina M. Sanders RDH, BSDH, M.Ed, RF

Katrina M. Sanders RDH, BSDH, M.Ed, RF

A clinical dental hygienist, author and international speaker, Katrina is a vibrant, passionate and charismatic award-winning educator with a unique approach to delivering continuing dental education. Katrina is the Clinical Liaison, Hygiene Excellence and Innovation for AZPerio, the country’s largest periodontal practice. She works alongside Diplomates to the American Board of Periodontology to instruct on collaborative professionalism and standard of care protocols while delivering education through hygiene boot camps and study clubs. Known as “The Dental Resultant”, Katrina is the co-founder of The Core Group, LLC, a boutique-style consulting firm focused at high-level standards, excellence and production. Katrina is the founder, CEO and keynote speaker for Sanders Board Preparatory and is a published author with RDH Magazine, Inside Dental Hygiene, Oral Health Group, Dentaltown, and Today’s RDH, a columnist and advisory board member for Modern Hygienist, editorial advisory member for the Dental Academy of Continuing Education and brand ambassador for Dimensions of Dental Hygiene. Her philanthropic efforts include dental humanitarian work in developing countries, supporting abused and homeless animals and spreading awareness about the benefits of organ and tissue donation.

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