Incisal Edge, the leading lifestyle magazine for dental professionals nationwide, will celebrate America’s finest young practitioners for their achievements in dentistry at a two-day event in Manhattan’s Lower East Side later this week.

Image of the Zen House

Incisal Edge 40 Under 40 honorees will convene at Zen House, Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

Fortunately, these professionals are used to a feverish pace.  The itinerary for 2017 honorees, Incisal Edge’s “40 Under 40,” includes an exclusive high fashion photo shoot at Zen House in New York City and a whirlwind celebration of all that they have achieved thus far in their professional careers.

Event featuring Live Painting Performance Artist Eric Waugh

On May 11 and 12, 40 of the top young dentists in the nation will put their chairside techniques on hold and prepare to be preened on location by magazine staff and celebrated style director Joseph DeAcetis and photographer Matt Furman. The photography portfolio they create will serve as the centerpiece of the magazine’s Fall issue.  Hu-Friedy and KaVo Kerr Group will sponsor the event, featuring artist and philanthropist Eric Waugh, known for his live painting performances across the globe.

Photo of ERIC WAUGH's instagram page.
Watch as renowned artist Eric Waugh creates a 2500 square foot painting of John Lennon to promote peace and love which was unveiled in Central Park, New York City on the International Day of Peace, September 8, 2016:

“The Incisal Edge ‘40 Under 40’ are through the sheer force of their commitment and expertise, helping our profession ascend to even greater heights in the years ahead,” says Chuck Cohen, founder of Incisal Edge dental lifestyle magazine. “We are very proud to honor the brightest rising dental stars in the U.S.”

Among this year’s Incisal Edge 40 Under 40 recipients are 18 women and 24 men from 24 states:

  • Dr. Taite R. Anderson, Granger Oral Surgery, Granger, Indiana
  • Dr. Hesham Baky, Triangle Family Dentistry, Morrisville, North Carolina
  • Dr. Katie Ball, Bling Dental, Portland, Oregon
  • Dr. Daniel Boehne, Dana Point Endodontics, Dana Point, California
  • Dr. Josh Bresler, Doc Bresler’s Cavity Busters, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Mark Broomhead, Compton and Broomhead Dental Center, Munster, Indiana,
  • Dr. Pearl Ambrosio Caligiuri, Northeast Valley Health Corporation, Canyon County, California
  • Dr. Marcus Capalbo, Scituate Family Dental, Scituate, Rhode Island and Thames River Dental, New London, Connecticut
  • Dr. Theodore Kerry Chamberlain, Chamberlain General and Sedation Dentistry, Clearwater, Florida
  • Dr. Abigael Seung Yon Cho, Marina Park Dental, San Francisco, California
  • Dr. Robert Christy, Kirkwood Dental Associates, Wilmington, Delaware
  • Dr. Jeremy Crow, Crow Dental Associates, Weirton, West Virginia
  • Dr. Nuri Eraydin, Maple Glen Dental Associates, Maple Glen, Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Benjamin Farrow, Monroe Street Family Dental, Madison, Wisconsin
  • Dr. Vivian Graham, Modern Micro Endodontics, Jersey City, New Jersey
  • Dr. Alisha Gray, Smile Works Family Dentistry, Plain City, Ohio
  • Dr. David Lee Hill Jr., Chapel Hill Implant and Oral Surgery Center, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
  • Dr. Jesse Jackson, Jackson Family Dental, Liberty Missouri
  • Dr. Andy Janiga, Mosier Troop Dental Clinic, Fort Lee, Virginia
  • Dr. Crystal Johnson, Johnson Family Dentistry, Powder Springs, Georgia
  • Dr. Joseph R. Karam, Karam Orthodontics, Scranton, Pennsylvania
  • Dr. Sarah Khan, Seattle Sound Dental, Seattle, Washington
  • Dr. Joseph G. Landry II, Landry Family Dentistry, Seville, Ohio
  • Dr. Courtney Lavigne, Courtney Lavigne Dentistry, Wayland, Massachusetts
  • Dr. Camille Little, Little Family Dentistry, Bayonne, New Jersey
  • Dr. Holly McKnight,  AZPerio, Scottsdale, Arizona
  • Dr. John M. McMahon, McMahon Family Dental, Jenison, Michigan
  • Dr. Sharon Maloney, Summit Periodontics and Dental Implants LLC, Summit, New Jersey
  • Dr. Rosalie Nguyen, Edgewater Pediatric Dentistry, Edgewater, New Jersey
  • Dr. Sarah Palmer, Sarah Palmer DDS, Grandville, Michigan
  • Dr. Roshan Parikh, Chicagoland Smile Group, Chicago, Illinois
  • Dr. Natalie Pennington, Designer Family Dental, Delray Beach, Florida
  • Dr. Rashad Riman, R Dental Group, Beverly Hills, California
  • Dr. Leedia Riman, R Dental Group, Beverly Hills, California
  • Dr. Rawad Riman, R Dental Group, Beverly Hills, California
  • Dr. Kunal Saggar, CloudLake Dentistry + Dermatology, Jericho, New York
  • Dr. Andrew Sami, Gold Coast Smiles, PLLC, Glen Cove, New York
  • Dr. Sam Shin, DentiStar, Glenview, Illinois
  • Dr. Wah-Yung Tsang, Texas Mobile Dentists, San Antonio, Texas
  • Dr. Katherine Vo, Katherine Vo, D.D.S., San Francisco, California
  • Dr. Whitney D. Weiner, Board Certified Periodontist in Birmingham, Michigan
  • Dr. Paul Zhivago, Greene Street Dental, Manhattan, New York
Last year's 40 Under 40 Magazine Photoshoot.
The nation’s leading dental lifestyle magazine’s annual 40 Under 40 edition features a series of informative profiles of the finest young practitioners in the dental industry. Shown, the 2016 Incisal Edge Fall edition.

Published by Benco Dental, Incisal Edge celebrates dentists’ achievements both inside the operatory and during their hard-earned downtime — and nothing better exemplifies this than the magazine’s annual 40 Under 40 edition, a series of informative profiles of the finest young practitioners in our industry. Whether they’re renowned for their medical innovations, their volunteer work and philanthropy or simply their commitment to outstanding patient care, these 40 honorees— nominated by industry experts from around the country and vetted by an independent panel — represent the best of dentistry today, and the promise of even better dentistry tomorrow.

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