OsteoReady LLC, The Dental Implant Company for the General Practitioner™, announced a new management structure, effective today.
Dr. Robert Gottlander, of New York, NY, has assumed the role of CEO of the Concord, MA based company.
Dr. Marc Nevins, of Boston, MA, was appointed Chairman of OsteoReady LLC.
Dr. David Little, of San Antonio, TX, will continue his role as Clinical Director while Mike Meehan, of Concord, MA, remains as Chief Operating Officer for OsteoReady LLC.
Having sold his interest to private equity, Dr. Brady Frank, Founder, is no longer affiliated with the Company. The Company intends to continue its evolution, providing a high level of surgical training for the GP focusing on its drilling protocols and education platforms.
OsteoReady was founded to expand access for general practitioners to implant dentistry. General Dentists are uniquely suited for implant dentistry with a basic surgical background and great access to the patient community. OsteoReady continues to develop its education platform, focus its training on efficient and safe techniques while developing products and solutions that are cost efficient for the dentist. While having a favorable impact on the practitioner’s chair time, the OsteoReady drilling protocols also minimize a patient’s discomfort level. Drs. Gottlander, Nevins and Little have established a new OsteoReady surgical technique utilizing simplified drilling protocols and highly efficient platform switching prosthetics. OsteoReady is making implant dentistry simpler for the General Practitioner and more affordable for the general public. The Company will continue to provide value for the patient and the clinician.
“OsteoReady will bring superb clinical leadership as well as quality products to the General Practitioners in today’s dental market”, said CEO Robert Gottlander.
Chairman Marc Nevins commented “I am thrilled to be surrounded by such stellar clinicians. Their input in developing the OsteoReady protocols will differentiate our Company for years to come.”
As the Clinical Director and a practicing GP, David Little commented, “The OsteoReady system has been developed for the General Practitioner and has the performance capabilities for all levels of dental rofessionals.”
World famous implant surgeon, Dr Tiziano Testori, of Como Italy, stated, “I am honored to be part of this team as OsteoReady is poised to make a difference in the lives of patients and practitioners alike.”
About: Robert Gottlander, DDS | New York, NY
Robert Gottlander received his DDS from the University of Gothenburg. He joined Nobelpharma in 1984. In 1992, Dr. Gottlander was named the CEO of Procera Sandvik AB and was responsible for the launch of the first CAD-CAM process for dental laboratories with viable dental applications. During Dr. Gottlander's 28-year career at Nobel Biocare, he held several senior positions including Executive Vice President of Global Marketing and Products. He was involved with research and education for the Branemark implant system and was one of the leaders bringing modern implantology to the dental profession. In addition, Robert was responsible for the global launch of Procera, as well as, numerous other products and solutions, an experience that will be put to use immediately at OsteoReady.
A pioneer in innovative methods in dental education, Dr. Gottlander developed teaching concepts for both dental implants and CAD-CAM with a focus on patient benefits. Dr. Gottlander joined Henry Schein Inc. in 2011, as Vice President, Global Prosthetic Solutions. He led the Henry Schein global initiative with responsibility for strategic planning for prosthetic and implant solutions guiding global product offerings and creating commercial sales and marketing strategies. Dr. Gottlander was appointed Chief Marketing Officer, Henry Schein Global Dental in 2016. He is a recipient of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics Achievement Award as well as the Dental Tribune Industry Leadership Award.
About: Marc Nevins, DMD | Boston, MA
Dr. Nevins serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the Quintessence International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and is in the private practice of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry in Boston, Massachusetts. He is Assistant Clinical Professor of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
Dr. Nevins graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and he received his Certificate for Graduate Training in Periodontology and a Master of Medical Sciences in Oral Biology at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Nevins has research interests in Clinical Applications of Tissue Engineering for Regenerative Periodontics and Implant Dentistry.
About: David L Little, DDS | San Antonio, TX
Dr. David Little, DDS, received his doctorate degree in dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School and now maintains a multidisciplinary, state-of-the-art dental practice in San Antonio, Texas. An accomplished national and international speaker, professor, and author, he also serves the dental profession as a clinical researcher focusing on surgical placement and restoration of dental implants. As a consultant, he also shares his expertise on emerging technologies including CBCT, planning software, surgical guides and digital workflow with his peers.
About: Tiziano Testori, MD, DDS | Como, Italy | Member-Advisory Board OsteoReady LLC
Dr. Testori received his MD degree in 1981, his DDS degree in 1984 and his Specialty in Orthodontics in 1986 from the University of Milan, Italy. From his lakeside practice in Como, Dr. Testori focuses on implantology and aesthetics, often employing conscious sedation to improve patient experience. Currently, he is head of Implant Dentistry and Oral Rehabilitation, at Galeazzi Institute, University of Milan. Dr. Testori is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the University of Milan’s School of Dentistry and an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in the School of Dentistry at the University of Michigan. He also has a Fellowship at the Division of Oral Maxillo-Facial Surgery from the School of Medicine at the University of Miami, FL. A dedicated author, he has written or contributed to hundreds of scientific articles in both Italian and international journals.
About: Massimo Simion, DDS | Milan, Italy | Member-Advisory Board OsteoReady LLC
Dr. Simion received a degree in Medicine and Surgery, and specialty training in Odontostomatology and Dental Prosthodontics from the University of Milan. He is a Professor and Chairman of the Department of Periodontology, Dental School, University of Milan. Past-President of European Academy of Osseointegration and the Academy of Osseointegration. Dr. Simion serves as referee for the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry and he has published several scientific articles, and lectures internationally on periodontology, osseointegration, and bone regeneration.
About: Anthony Feck, DMD | Lexington, KY | Member-Advisory Board OsteoReady LLC
Dr. Anthony Feck brings with him 34 years of private practice experience and a long list of professional accomplishments. He has been the featured speaker at numerous events, and has shared his methods of success with thousands of dentists and their teams. He has an extensive background in sedation dentistry and teaches both oral and intravenous sedation techniques. Dr. Feck has developed a reputation as a leader in dental implantology education, serving as a clinical instructor for OsteoReady, teaching dentists from all over North America
About L. Stephen Buchanan, DDS | Santa Barbara, CA | Member-Advisory Board OsteoReady LLC
Dr. Buchanan began pursuing three-dimensional anatomy research early in his career. In 1986, he became the first person in dentistry to use microcomputed tomography technology to show the intricacies of root structure. In 1989, he established Dental Education Laboratories and subsequently built a state-of-the-art teaching center devoted to hands-on endodontic instruction. He has lectured, conducted participation courses around the world, published numerous articles, and produced the award-winning video series The Art of Endodontics. Now currently serves as an assistant clinical professor at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry and the University of California at Los Angeles School of Dentistry. He also maintains a private practice limited to endodontics and implant surgery in Santa Barbara, CA.
OsteoReady will continue to evolve the delivery of efficiency, education and support to the dental and patient community.