American Academy of Implant Dentistry Elects New Officers

Posted on November 18, 2014

CHICAGO (November 18, 2014) — The American Academy of Implant Dentistry elected John Da Silva, DMD, MPH, ScM, FAAID,  of Boston, MA, as President at its recently concluded 63rd Annual Meeting.  Elected to serve as President-elect was Richard Mercurio, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Lincroft, NJ.   The newly elected Vice President is Shankar Iyer, DDS, MDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Elizabeth, NJ, and David G. Hochberg, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Atlanta, GA was elected Treasurer. Natalie Wong, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Ontario Canada, was elected Secretary and is the first female Executive Officer the AAID has ever had.

Other members of the Board of Trustees include:

John Minichetti, DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID of Englewood, NJ (Immediate Past President)

Francis DuCoin, DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Stuart, FL (Past Presidents' Representative)

Richard Grubb, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Havre de Grace, MD

Steven Hewett, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Winter Haven, FL

Christopher Hughes, DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Herrin, IL

William Liang, DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada

Ashok K. Patel, DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Waltham, MA

David A. Resnick, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Ada, MN

Trace Rutherford, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Columbia, SC

S. Shane Samy, DMD, FAAID, DABOI/ID, of Eugene, OR

Established in 1951, the AAID is the only dental implant organization that offers credentials recognized by federal and state courts as bona fide.  Its membership, which exceeds 5,000, includes general dentists, oral surgeons, periodontists and prosthodontists from across the United States and in 40 other countries.

© 2016 AEGIS Communications | Privacy Policy