Meet Our Faculty
Jenn Janicki is the Executive Director of Clinical Mastery Series. A dynamic speaker and has coached some of the top producing dentists in the United States, with a focus on enhanced business systems, elegant communication, customer service and practice profitability.
As a director of CMS, she is able to fulfill her passion in touching hundreds of practices who desire excellence. After earning an honorable distinction in business development for large corporations, she has incorporated those skills and strategies into the fundamental success of any dental team.
Dr. John Nosti practices full time with an emphasis on functional cosmetics, full mouth rehabilitation, and TMJ dysfunction. His down-to-earth approach and ability to demystify occlusion and all ceramic dentistry has earned him distinction among his peers. He has lectured nationally on occlusion, rehabilitation, and technology (JVA/JT and T-scan).
As Clinical Director for Clinical Mastery Series he has authored and teaches the two-day “Ultimate Occlusion: Mastering Functional Dentistry ” ,“Ultimate Occlusion 2: Mastering Full Mouth Rehab”, and Ultimate Occlusion 3: Mastering Complex Cases” courses, as well as the “Full Mouth Rehabilitation Live in the Op” live patient program.
Dr. Nosti has consistently been a featured speakers at the BioResearch Annual Conference and “Townie Meeting” in Las Vegas, NV. He has lectured for numerous national conferences, including the annual sessions for the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and Academy of General Dentistry. He has also spoken for many dental societies, and study clubs, including divisions of the Seattle Study Club.
Furthermore, he holds fellowships in the Academy of General Dentistry, International Congress of Oral Implantology and Academy of Comprehensive Esthetics. He is currently in the process of attaining the award of Master in the Academy of General Dentistry, as well as accreditation in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.
Dr. Mike Smith graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry and then pursued an extensive post-graduate education in dental rehabilitation in the field of occlusion, full mouth rehabilitation, TMJ disorders, sleep apnea, and conscious sedation. His private practice in Phoenix, Arizona is dedicated to aesthetic, contemporary, restorative, and cosmetic rehabilitation. Dr. Smith instructs other dentists nationally and internationally as a lecturer and mentor for companies involved in advanced dental treatment and diagnosis in TMD, full mouth reconstruction, and implants. He is actively involved in numerous organizations and associations dedicated to the pursuit of providing patients with extraordinary care. www.thebitingedge.com
Jason Olitsky DMD, AAACD, is the immediate past president of the Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. As Director of Aesthetics and Photography, he teaches portrait and clinical photography, smile design, and full mouth rehabilitation with The Clinical Mastery Series and is clinical faculty adjunct with Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health. Dr. Olitsky owns WallSmiles.com, a photography business that sells clinical before and after images and portrait wall art for dentists. He is also co-author of The Naked Tooth: What Cosmetic Dentists Don’t Want You to Know. He’s been published on various topics of cosmetic dentistry, has appeared in numerous national beauty and health magazines, and serves as a product consultant for dental product companies and is a clinical consultant for Dental Advisor. He is also the official dentist of the Jacksonville Jaguars NFL cheerleaders, The Roar, and he owns a licensed modeling agency, Smile Stylist Model Management, which he uses to promote beautiful and healthy smiles. He regularly appears on local news stations with tips for healthy mouths and beautiful smiles. Lastly, he maintains a private practice with his wife and dental partner, Colleen, in Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida. www.smilestylist.com
Professional Development Director
Dr. Eric Farmer graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry in 1991 after earning a biology undergraduate degree. Dr. Farmer has taken more than 1800 hours of advanced continuing education and has the honor of serving 20 years’ experience in family and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Farmer maintains a practice in Wichita, KS where he focuses on general dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. He is a gifted teacher and thrilled at the tremendous distinction to mentor colleagues in their studies. Dr. Farmer is a member of the American Dental Association, the Kansas Dental Association, he has Fellowship status with the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain and has Master status with BioResearch. Among his many other accomplishments Dr. Farmer has been voted by his dental peers as one of the Top Dentists in Wichita and served as President of the Wichita District Dental Society. www.ericfarmerdds.com
Dr. Eric W. Jones graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine. Following graduation, Dr. Jones pursued extensive post-graduate training accumulating over 1000 hours of continuing education in occlusion, cosmetics, full mouth rehabilitation, implant surgery and prosthetics, practice management, and IV sedation. Dr. Jones maintains a private practice outside of Atlanta, Georgia, focusing on achieving exceptional results for both simple and complex esthetic and functional problems. He is honored to serve as a mentor and passionate about helping other colleagues implement their training and knowledge after seeing the transformation in his own practice from partnering with Gold Dust and Clinical Mastery. Dr. Jones is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the Hinman Dental Society and has also been awarded Fellowship with the Academy of General Dentistry. www.jonessmiles.com
Dr. Stelzer is a graduate of Temple University School of Dentistry. He furthered his education with an Advanced Dental Residency from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. Dr. Stelzer of Lower Gwynedd, Pennsylvania maintains a private dental practice. He has developed a distinct dental practice with a reputation for creating outstanding dentistry. His results and beautiful dentistry range from simple to complex. With an emphasis on cosmetic dentistry, his success with dental implants, smile design, and full mouth rehabilitation are supported by his foundation on occlusion. Dr. Stelzer had pursued extensive continuing education with a focus on aesthetics, dental implants, occlusion, and smile design. He completed the Clinical Mastery Series and now is pleased to give back as a Clinical Mentor. He also completed the Biomet/3i Synergy Training Program–Comprehensive Training in Restorative Implant Dentistry. He is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, and Academy of General Dentistry. www.stelzerdental.com
Dr. Chad V. Yenchesky graduated in 2002 from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, where he was selected to study abroad for six months in 2001 at Denmark’s Royal Dental College within the University of Aarhus in Aarhus, Denmark. Since his graduation, Dr. Yenchesky has pursued excellence through postgraduate education in cosmetics, occlusion, full mouth rehabilitation, implant placement along with restoration, TMD/facial pain therapy, and dental sleep medicine therapy while accumulating an excess of 1300 hours of continuing education over the past 10 years, including the Hornbrook Group and TMJ & Sleep Research Therapy continuums. Dr. Yenchesky practices in De Pere, Wisconsin, located just outside of Green Bay in a comprehensive family practice that focuses on providing the highest standard of dental care while he integrates all aspects of his postgraduate education. He is honored to instruct with Clinical Mastery Series in the areas of Occlusion, Anterior Aesthetics, and Full Mouth Rehabilitation. In addition, his passion and energy are evident as a member of BioResearch’s Dentist Development & Education Team. Dr. Yenchesky is currently a member of the Academy of General Dentistry, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the Crown Council, the American Dental Association, the Chicago Dental Society, and many local and state associations. www.foxviewdental.com
Dr. Chris Catalano graduated with honors from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry and currently practices in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has pursued extensive post-graduate education in cosmetics, full mouth rehabilitation, occlusion, orthodontics and practice management. He had the privilege of working as an associate of Dr. David Hornbrook, learning from one of dentistry’s masters in cosmetic dentistry. With this associateship brought a unique opportunity to be part of many hands-on live patient programs at Pac-Live learning from so many gifted clinicians and lab ceramists. Following his passion for education, Dr. Catalano has worked as a clinical mentor in live patient hands-on courses with The Hornbrook Group and Clinical Mastery. He is also a part-time clinical instructor at UOP School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Dr. Catalano brings with him experience, energy and the tools to help you reach for your goals. www.chriscatalano.com
Dr. Erik Mendelsohn practices in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. He graduated with a degree in Medical Dentistry from Temple University in May of 2005. A lifelong learner, Dr. Erik’s thirst for knowledge has taken him throughout the country as he continues to remain on the cutting-edge of dentistry. That, along with his enthusiasm for the profession and his exceptional clinical skills, has made him a provider of choice. He is passionate about providing his patients with the highest quality dental care available. Dr. Erik is passionate about learning and sharing that with others.
- Invisalign trained with world renown the Dr. David Galler
- American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
- Fellow of the ADIA (American Dental Implant Association)
- Fellow of the ICOI (International Congress of Oral Implantology)
- Academy of General Dentistry
- American Dental Association
- New Jersey Dental Association
- South Jersey Implant Study Club
Dr. Patel attended the University of Birmingham Dental School in England before moving to the United States where she attended the University of Pennsylvania Dental School at which she obtained her doctorate of Dental Medicine. During this time, she was also the Director of the Preclinical Program for Advanced Standing Students. She also served as a clinical instructor for final year dental students. Dr. Patel maintains a private practice in Abington, PA.
One key area of special interest to Dr. Patel is the advanced science of implants. She is participating in a 5-year study involving the Roxolid implant by ITI Straumann. She believes education is the most important factor in providing excellent care. Healthcare p[rofessionalsd need to keep up with the latest technological advancements, which will allow her patients to obtain the best overall health they can.
Dr. Patel is a member of the American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, Montgomery/Bucks Dental Society, Straumann ITI Implant Forum, Pennsylvania Dental Association and Suburban Study Club.
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Clinical Mastery Series serves as a host to an array of educators who empower dentists from across the country to master their restorative skills, business acumen, and practices. We believe by investing and offering the latest in cutting-edge education and experience, we can contribute to the success of many. By creating a platform that includes seminar events, web-based offerings, diagnostic/treatment planning roundtables, and live patient observation and instruction, we provide a broad base of opportunity for everyone, from the seasoned veteran to the new graduate. We are privileged simply to host this contribution to the profession. Welcome to Clinical Mastery Series! Learning is abundant and fun is guaranteed.