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2025 Speakers

Joyce Bassett, DDS, FAACD, FAGD

JOYCE BASSETT, DDS, FAACD, FAGD, practices Comprehensive Restorative Aesthetic Dentistry in Scottsdale, Arizona. She is an Accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and President 2015-2016. She is a Diplomate of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry, an Associate member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, a KOIS Clinical Instructor, an active member in the Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, and a Fellow in the AGD. Dr. Bassett also has served as adjunct faculty, teaching the aesthetic continuum at the Arizona School of Dentistry. She was voted one of the top five female CE educators in America.  Dr Bassett is an international lecturer, published author, and member of the editorial board of several peer-reviewed publications. She is a recipient of the Lucy Hobbs award for Clinical Expertise, the AACD Evy Award for Excellence in Teaching Cosmetic Dentistry Education, the Volunteer Dentist of the Year award for Arizona CASS dental clinic, and she has received the Give Back a Smile volunteer service award twice!


Arnold Cohn, DC

Dr. Cohn has been practicing Chiropractic Medicine for 32 years. He graduated
from the University of Manitoba with a Bachelor’s Degree in Science and
completed his post-graduate Chiropractic degree at the Canadian Memorial
Chiropractic College. Dr. Cohn has owned multiple interdisciplinary clinics and
currently maintains a private practice in Winnipeg, Canada. He has been a board
member of the Canadian Foundation for Spinal Research, the Standards
Committee of the Manitoba Chiropractic Association, a chapter board member
of the Global Entrepreneurs Organization “EO” heading Strategic Alliance and
partnership development. He has served on the Provincial Board of Directors of
Manitoba Chiropractors Association in charge of the provincial advertising
campaign for Chiropractic Awareness. Dr. Cohn is serving as registrar for the
Manitoba Chiropractors Association


Carla Cohn, DMD

Dr. Cohn is a general dentist, devoted solely to the practice of dentistry for children.
She maintains private practice at Kids Sleep Dentistry Winnipeg at Western Surgery Centre in
Winnipeg, Canada. Dr. Cohn has published several articles, and hundreds of webinars and live
courses. She enjoys teaching all aspects of children’s dentistry for the general practitioner and
has had the pleasure of doing so both nationally and internationally. She teaches in the clinical
undergraduate pediatric program at her alma mater University of Manitoba Gerald Niznick
College of Dentistry. Dr. Cohn is proud to be an active member of several dental organizations
and societies and has served as president of Manitoba Dental Association. She has been
invited as a fellow to Pierre Fauchard Academy and International College of Dentists and has
been recognized as Dentistry Today’s Leader in Continuing Education multiple years in a row
as well as Top 100 Docs.


Barry Goldenberg, DMD, MS  

Barry S. Goldenberg, DMD, MS, has been restoring implants since 1986 in his St. Louis County private practice, which is limited to Prosthodontics and Implant Reconstruction. During his lectures on restoring dental implants, he explores computer utilization in the diagnosis and treatment planning for implant dentistry. Dr. Goldenberg is a member of the American College of Prosthodontists, the ADA and the Academy of Osseointegration. He is also a Fellow in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists(ICOI) and a Master in the Implant Prothetics section of the ICOI.


Jack Harrington, DDS

Dr Jack Harrington is the owner of Battle Born Brokerage, specializing in the complicated procedure of transitioning dental practices.  Over the past 40 years, he has established start-up practices, sold practices and assisted numerous dentists in transitioning their practice(s).  He understands both the seller and buyer sides of the deal and strives for a fair bargain for both parties.  Dr Harrington is a past attendee (9X) of The Annual Hawaiian Dental Forum, and is graciously providing this informal "Question & Answer" session to those who may be seeking information on this subject.


Adrian Lefler

Adrian Lefler is CEO/ Vice President/Partner at MY SOCIAL PRACTICE, a highly successful Dental Marketing Firm.  He has 15 years experience in Dental Digital Marketing, collaborating with Dental Practitioners and their team(s).  My Social Practice works with General Dentists, Pedodontists, Orthodontists, Endodontists, DSOs and Group Practices. His company services include Social Media (Tools, Training, & Support), Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Strategies, Website Design and Reputation Management.  Adrian has helped thousands of practices grow and thrive through digital marketing. His seminars are as current, informative, and “action-driven” as they are fun and entertaining.


Christopher Shamlian, DDS, FAGD

Christopher Shamlain, DDS, FAGD graduated from the Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC in 2011. He opened his office in 2013 in Fresno, CA.  In 2021, Dr Shamlain received his Fellowship Degree from the Academy of General Dentistry- one of only 6% of General Dentists nationwide to have received this award.  He is a member of the American Dental Association, California Dental Association, Fresno-Madera Dental Society and Academy of General Dentistry.  He is a Certified Invisalign provided and trained in HiOssen’s Advanced Implant Course, along with extensive training in Emergency Dentistry and Comprehensive Full-Mouth Restorative Dentistry.  He has presented at the Academy of General Dentistry and numerous venues around the country.


Tom Viola, RPH, CCP

With over 30 years’ experience as a pharmacist, educator, speaker and author, Tom Viola, RPh, CCP has earned his reputation as the go-to specialist for delivering quality continuing education content through his informative engaging presentations. Tom’s sellout programs provide an overview of the most prevalent oral and systemic diseases and the most frequently prescribed drugs used in their treatment. Tom is an educator, writer, and professional speaker.  He is published in several professional journals and pharmacology textbooks, and has presented CE courses to dental professionals internationally since 2001. 


Archana Viswanath, BDSMS

Dr. Archana Viswanath is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology and Medicine. She is a board-certified Orofacial Pain specialist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain. She graduated from Rutgers University (formerly UMDNJ) in 2007 with a fellowship and Masters in Orofacial Pain and Temporomandibular Joint Disorders. She completed a post-doctoral NIDCR T32 clinical research fellowship at The University of Maryland Dental School. Prior to NYU, she was the Director of Clinical Research in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  She has been published extensively and has presented at several national and international meetings. She is a member of the American Academy of Orofacial Pain, American Headache Society, and American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine.

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