Dental Degree- Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico 1977-1981
Master in Prosthodontics-Boston University 1981-1983
Private practice since 1984.
Lecturer for POS from 1994 to present.
In addition to his work with Progressive, Dr. Dana has lectured in Mexico and Latin America on restorative and cosmetic dentistry, focusing on the use of Botulin toxin in dentistry and the use of lip filler for facial aesthetics.
Dr. Dana owns a private practice in Beverly Hills, California.
Studied dentistry from 1982 to 1987 at the “Johannes Gutenberg-University” in Mainz. Certified post graduate education in implantology.
Started working in the army in 1987, as a Captain, in Mainz. Received doctor’s degree in dentistry in 1990. Retired from the army, in 1993, as a Lieutenant-Colonel. I became a partner in a general dentist´s practice in Diessen in 1993. I´m still working in the same practice, together with a partner, offering everything in dentistry.
Born on the 6th of March, 1962. Primary school from 1968 to 1972. Gymnasium from 1972 to 1979 finished with German “Abitur”. Basic army training from 1979 to 1981. Married to Irene in 1988 and moved to Diessen. On the first of May 1992, my first daughter, Jennifer Samantha, was born. On the 11th of April 1994 my second daughter, Jessica Melissa, was born.
Graduated University of Otago,Dunedin New Zealand 1983. Graduated POS Orthodontic Seminars 1997
General Dental Practice,Auckland,New Zealand ,60% of practice is Orthodontics POS instructor since 2003. POS Internet Assisted Training Instructor for Australasia
Languages:English,Cantonese. My passion for teaching for POS seminars can be summarised by a quote by Albert Einstein:
“'Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it. We can never stop learning.”
Dental Certification April 1976
Present position Chef de Clinique Sanasmile Orthodontic Clinics Locations : Noordereiland Barendrecht Leidsche Veen Leidsche Rijn Soesterberg
Previous positions General Practice Zeist Netherlands 1976-1988
Periodontist : 30.06.1983. Catholic University Nymegen, The Netherlands
Fellowship Academy of Dental Materials : 1984 Northwestern University Dental School. Chicago, U.S.A.
Postgraduate Orthodontic Training : 28.02.94 Progressive Orthodontic Seminars Utrecht , The Netherlands
University of Nymegen 1984-1985 Ass.Prof. third/fifth grade.
University of Nymegen 1987-1988-1989 Ass.Prof. postgraduate education.
Progressive Orthodontic Seminars 1997- present International instructor
Lecturing National : Over 100 lectures on - restorative dent. and/or its relationship with periodontology – ortho/perio – ortho/tmj radiosurgery etc. (list on demand)
Lecturing International : Over 100 lectures and courses in 10 countries on restorative dent. and/or its relationship with periodontology – ortho/perio – ortho/tmj radiosurgery etc. (list on demand)
Date of Birth: 15 April 1955.
Publications: 8 (list on demand)
Languages Spoken: Dutch, French, English, German.
Languages for Teaching: Dutch, English.
Address Office: NIEUWSTRAAT 6 2190 ESSEN BELGIUM.
Bart J. Polder graduated dentistry at the Nijmegen University in 1984.
In 1984 he started a private practice as a general practitioner (with his colleague and wife G.C.G. Polder-Span) in the city of Emmeloord.
From 1996-2003 he did research on prevalence and treatment methods for dental agenesis at the department for Orthodontics and Oral Biology at the UMC Radboud Nijmegen.
From 1989 until now he has been associated with the Department of Special Dental Care at the Isala Clinics Zwolle. Since 2002, he started the referral practice of orthodontics and implantology at Emmeloord.
Areas of particular interest
Orthodontics and maxillofacial orthopaedics
Dental radiology and imaging techniques
He frequently gives and attends lectures on these topics.
Graduated 4th in class UOP 1973.
Spent 33 years practicing in San Jose; still run a busy practice with 7 employees. Performing ortho since 1984. Taught for POS for 7 years before taking a 2 year hiatus.
I have been married to the same woman since 1971; we met in high school in 1965. Together, we have 3 daughters, two of them living in San Francisco, and the third is a nurse practicioner in Providence, RI. I play tennis and used to mountain bike, and I have travelled extensively throughout the world.
Wilfred de Groot
DDS, University of Utrecht 1987
1987-1989-Worked as an associate for 2 years in a NHS practice in Great Yarmouth, England.
1989-1994-Owned private practice in Sehnde, West Germany.
1994-Present-Owns private practice in Alkmaar, The Netherlands.
2006-Present-Instructor with Progressive Orthodontic Seminars.
DDS, University of Utrecht 1987
Dutch, English, German
Born in the Netherlands on February 22nd, 1963. I am happily married to Maureen, and we have three lovely children.
1978 - Graduated from the University of Groningen, Netherlands.
1978 - Present: Practices dentistry in his own private clinic for general dentistry, pereodontology, and implantology.
Started doing ortho in 1980.
1983 - Owner and practicioner in clinic, Italy
Languages spoken: Dutch, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Arawak
1984-1988: Melbourne University, president of Dental Students Society in 1986
1990-1992: Member of the Medical Board for the Mildura Private Hospital
1993-1996: Worked in private practice in Malvern and Brunswick
1995-2003: Member of the Medical Board for the Vaucluse Hospital
1997-Present: Owned and worked in my own practice, employing two hygienist, therapist and an associate dentist
Radio: 3AW , 3AK (had own weekly radio show), Koorie radio 3KND, ABC Radio National, ABC 774, 5AA Adelaide, ABC Drive Time Adelaide, ABC Regional South Australia
TV: Channel 7 Sunrise Show, Channel 31
Newspaper: The Herald Sun, Leader Newspaper (Moonee Valley), Community News
Married in 1992 with 3 children (2 girls, 1 boy)
Goal is to educate the public about dentistry and have clients empowered to work with their dentists to achieve the healthy smiles they want!
University of Pacific BA Science 1974
University of Pacific Dental School DDS 1977
South Vietnam, 1969.
Private Practice since 1977.
Part of POS since the beginning, in 1984.
Been with Dr. McGann since 1984
Graduated in 1976 from the University of Utrecht Dental School.
Started office in 1976 in a one room setting and extended it to a 5 room setting in 1980 and to a 7 room setting in 1993. There are two other dentists employed in this office and several dental nurses.
I am doing the ortho at this location and have so far done over a thousand cases on the POS system since 1992. My role on the team, besides the ortho, is performing the esthetic dentistry and I am also a Cerec user.
I have been lecturing for POS since 1998
Willem Koelewijn was born in the Netherlands September 28th, 1950. I speak Dutch, English, and German pretty well, and some French. Beside my dental life, I am CEO of a real estate company that develops and rents offices and warehouses and I am co-owner/operator of a transport company that operates in the western part of Europe. Also I have had leadership roles in my community, including being a member of the school board, church, and other various functions.
1994: BDS,KLES Dental College Belgaum
1998: DDS,UOP school of dentistry San Francisco
San Jaoquin Dental Society
UOP Alumni Association
Dentist: private practice in Tracy,Newark and Brentwood, California since 1998
POS graduate in 2006
POS Instructor in 2010
Married to Sarosh a non practicing dentist, we have three childeren Saif,Sufyan and Yusuf.Love to watch football supporter of Liverpool FC.activities
Dr. Richter graduated with honors from LIU CW POST in 1984 where he received a Bachelors of Science in Biology.
He received his Doctor of Dental Medicine degree from Fairleigh Dickinson College of Dental Medicine in 1988.
Has completed certifications in Enteral conscious sedation, Laser certification in the use of Neodinium YAG lasers, Holmium YAG Lasers and Erbium Chromium lasers in dental care.
He has been in private practice since 1989. Dr. Richter currently has two private practices in both East Patchogue and East Quogue. The practices go under the names, “Patchogue Family Dental, PC” and “Hampton Family Dental, PC “
He has been published in Dental Products Report.
Helped provide vital research data and input into the development of one of the leading digital x-ray imaging systems today.
Dr. Richter has been a “laser dentist” for over 14 years, and lectures on the subject of laser dentistry to doctors interested in entering this exciting field of dentistry.
Dr. Richter gives community lectures annually on Oral Cancer and believes educating the public about the benefits of dentistry is the best motivator for reaching the 50% of the population which does not seek dental care.
His hobbies and interests are: chess, science fiction, baseball, ice hockey, skeet shooting, motorcycling, Martial Arts, playing X-Box with his boys, and photography.
He is the proud father of 6 children ; Brittany, Alexandra, Courtney, Jacqueline, Wyatt, and Garrett. He has been married to his very lovely wife Lorraine for twenty three years.
Dr. Richter has always enjoyed teaching. While in college he enjoyed tutoring Biology and Organic Chemistry. As a new instructor for POS, a long standing dream of teaching has been fulfilled.
Hi, my name is Terry Rose, and I work between two practice in Melbourne, Australia. My wife runs our business, and we employ a staff of 15-20 people, including 5 dentists and one hygienist. I am married with 3 daughters, aged 16 years, 4 years, and 20 months old. I was born in New Zealand and graduated with 2 degrees from Otago University - BSc. in 1981, BDS in 1984. I completed the POS course in 1999, and feel that is is the best course I have taken in dentistry, and the most influential course on my practice. This inspired me to become a POS instructor in 2007.
My main dental interests are orthodontics, CEREC, ITI implants, and cosmetic work.
Other interests include family time, soccer, surfing, and movies.
1980 - 1984: University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, Doctor of Dental Surgery:Honors: American Society of Dentistry for Children
1984 - 1986: Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry, Two year residency at Texas Children’s Hospital, Houston, TX. Chief Pedodontic Resident 1985-1986
1986 - 2008: Truit, Garrity, Witzig, Mahoney, and others, Well over 2000 hours of cont. ed. in Orthodontics. University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston
2008 - 2010: Orthodontic Continuing Education, Progressive Orthodontic Seminars: Graduated with Houston #2 Class
•American Dental Association
•Texas Dental Association
•Greater Houston Dental Society
•American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
•Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
•Houston Academy of Pediatric Dentistry
•Academy of Laser Dentistry
1984 - 1986: Moon & Moon Family Dentistry, Associate Dentist: Provided all types of dental services to the general population.
2004: Academy of Laser Dentistry, Standard Proficiency Certification: Proficient in using the 810 nm Diode and Er:YAG laser wavelengths
1986 - 2011: Owner-Pediatric Dentist: Provided a fun and educational environment where children can maintain excellent oral health, achieve a beautiful smile and develop a positive attitude toward dentistry that will last a lifetime with an emphasis on orthodontics.
2011 – Present: Villalon-Callis Pediatric Dentistry & Orthodontics, Partnership: With a 50/50 pediatric dental parnter now in the practice, Dr. Villalon can
devote approximately 85% of his time to providing orthodontics services
and teaching for Progressive Orthodontic Seminars.
He completed his Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from the University of the California at Irvine in June 1994.
Dr. Swaroop received his Doctrate of Dental Surgery from the University of the Pacific, School of Dentistry in San Francisco, California in June 1999.
Dr. Swaroop graduated from Progressive Orthodontic Seminars in January of 2003 and was a student in the first IP appliance class.
In June of 2003, he completed the Nobel Biocare Implant miniresidency in Yorba Linda, California
Invisilign Cerfication in May of 2007 and in October of 2008 Pain management and Botox in Dentistry with Dr. Dana at POS in Aliso Viejo, California
Maintains private practice in Huntington Beach, California offering Comprehensive/Cosmetic Dentistry with an emphasis in POS Orthodontics, Implants and laser dentistry.
Dr. Swaroop has been and instructor with Progressive since October of 2005, also consulting with students on case diagnoses.
From January of 2000 to May 2007, Dr. Swaroop was the associate dentist in the comprehensive practice of Dr. Ralph A. Nicassio, D.D.S in Norwalk, California
graduated from the University Of Washington School Of Dentistry in Seattle, WA
While in school he received numerous awards for clinical excellence, conducted two research projects and presented at two International Association of Dental Research (IADR) conferences. He began his orthodontic training through Progressive Orthodontic Seminars and now, continues to teach while maintaining a two doctor private practice in South Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. Michael also regularly volunteers at the local hospital dental clinic to care for the underprivileged in his community.
When not involved in dentistry
Dr. Layton, is involved with Scouts Canada and the local YMCA basketball league. He also enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, playing golf, as well as skiing and camping.
October 2005 Orthodontic Degree. University of Maimonides. Argentina.