Meet Our Faculty

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Jenn Janicki

Executive Director

Jenn Janicki is the Executive Director of Clinical Mastery Series. Jenn is a dynamic speaker and has coached some of the top producing dentists in the United States, focusing 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.

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Jason Olitsky

Program Director

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 as clinical faculty adjunct with the 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 the 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, 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

Jason teaches Ultimate Occlusion 1, Ultimate Occlusion 2, Anterior Aesthetics, and Dental Photography.

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John Nosti

Clinical Director

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 have earned him distinction among his peers. He has lectured nationally on occlusion, rehabilitation, and technology (JVA/JT and T-scan).

As a 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 speaker 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, the International Congress of Oral Implantology, and the 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.

www.cosmeticdentistryofsj.com www.smiledesignnyc.com

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Lee Gary

Director of Professional Development

Dr. Lee Gary graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry and since then has had a strong focus on continuing education, completing 100 hours of CE a year. His multi-location private practice in Mississippi focuses on comprehensive and cosmetic dentistry.

In addition to being an active member of The American Dental Association, the Mississippi Dental Association, The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and The Academy of General Dentistry, Dr. Gary has won several awards, including:

  • Six Month Smiles National Practice of the Year
  • Best of the Best Dentist and Cosmetic Dentist in Mississippi for the last 3 years
  • Top 10 Finalist in the Mississippi Business Journal Top 50 Under 40
  • Small Business of the Year Award 2017
  • Best Place to Work award

After completing courses with Clinical Mastery Series, he knew he wanted to empower other dentists with the same passion, success, and satisfaction he discovered through mentorship. Dr. Gary loves team building and efficiency as well as the entrepreneurial side of dentistry. You can often find him sharing his knowledge with other dentists to help them find success.

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Alla Brown

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Alla Brown owns a private practice in Buford, Georgia. Her primary focus is on comprehensive esthetic and functional dentistry. Upon graduation from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry in 2005, she realized the need for advanced learning and turned higher education in dentistry into her passion. Completing over 100 hours of continuing education a year, she is involved with several continuum courses and has completed four synergy training programs with a concentration on implant-supported full mouth rehabilitations.

Dr. Brown received her fellowship from the Academy of General Dentistry and is in the process of obtaining accreditation with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Brown is involved in several volunteer projects around the state and provides dental care through the Give Back a Smile Foundation. She is an active Member of the Hinman Dental Society, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, as well as Georgia and American Dental Associations.

Dr. Brown serves as an adjunct faculty member at the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University and enjoys mentoring students and dentists who are newer to the profession. She is excited to be a part of the Clinical Mastery Series and to share her extensive knowledge and experience with her colleagues.

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Chris Catalano

Clinical Faculty

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. 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 the UOP School of Dentistry in San Francisco. Dr. Catalano brings with him the experience, energy, and tools to help you reach your goals. www.chriscatalano.com

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Drew Carrell

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Drew Carrell received his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Iowa, where he served as class president for all four years. Since graduation, Dr. Drew has taken extensive continuing education courses in Occlusion, Sleep Disordered Breathing, Implant Dentistry, Endodontics, Oral Surgery, and Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Carrell has been an active member of the Minnesota Academy of Comprehensive Dentistry for over 10 years and a board member for the last 5 years. Dr. Drew served as the President of the Minnesota Academy of Comprehensive Dentistry from 2017-2018 and is currently the Secretary. Dr. Carrell is also a member of the Minnesota Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the International Team of Implantology, the American Academy of Clear Aligners, the American Dental Association, the Minnesota Dental Association, and the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine. He is in the process of obtaining Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry.

As the owner of Lakeview Family Dentistry, Dr. Carrell maintains a full-time private practice with an emphasis on the treatment of Sleep Breathing Disorders, TMD, complex implant restorations, and functionally driven full-mouth rehabilitation.

Dr. Carrell is committed to continuing education and mentorship in dentistry. Dr. Carrell is grateful to introduce dentists to the CMS philosophy and to help peers see the potential they have to practice dentistry at the highest level. www.lakeviewfamilydentist.com

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Deanna Davis

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Davis’ involvement with the Clinical Mastery Series demonstrates her passion for helping others and for continued learning and incorporating advanced concepts in her dental practice. Her commitment to elevating the care of her patients and her expertise at implementing her learning in her own practice has created a natural mentorship for those just starting their journey in continuing education. “As a clinician that has taken the entire Clinical Mastery series, and has utilized the concepts and instruction to successfully complete aesthetics, full mouth rehabilitation, and life-changing dentistry as part of my regular practice, it ignited a passion for me to help train others to get the same results,” states Dr. Davis. Dr. Davis received her dental degree from Baylor College Dentistry. She also holds a Bachelor of Science degree as her undergraduate degree. As the owner of Smile Village Dental Care, Dr. Davis is proud of developing her practice to be patient centric and focused on exceptional care for her patients.

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Eric Farmer

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Eric Farmer graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry in 1991 after earning an undergraduate degree in Biology. Since then, Dr. Farmer has taken more than 1800 hours of advanced continuing education courses and has had the honor of serving patients for more than 20 years in family and cosmetic dentistry at his Wichita, KS practice. He is a gifted teacher and is thrilled at the tremendous distinction of mentoring colleagues in their studies.

“It’s a privilege to play an even greater role in assisting my colleagues with re-igniting their ‘why’ and accelerating their professional growth,” shared Dr. Farmer. “I’m proud to accept this position because I know it will only intensify my passion for teaching.”

Dr. Farmer is a member of the American Dental Association, the Kansas Dental Association, 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.

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Eric Jones

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Eric Farmer graduated from the University of Nebraska College of Dentistry in 1991 after earning an undergraduate degree in Biology. Since then, Dr. Farmer has taken more than 1800 hours of advanced continuing education and has had the honor of serving patients for more than 20 years in family and cosmetic dentistry at his Wichita, KS practice.He is a gifted teacher and thrilled at the tremendous distinction to mentor colleagues in their studies.

“It’s a privilege to play an even greater role in assisting my colleagues with re-igniting their ‘why’ and accelerating their professional growth,” shared Dr. Farmer. “I’m proud to accept this position because I know it will only intensify my passion for teaching.”

Dr. Farmer is a member of the American Dental Association, the Kansas Dental Association, 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.jonessmiles.com

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Erik Mendelsohn

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Erik Mendelsohn practices in Egg Harbor Township, NJ. He graduated with a degree in Medical Dentistry from Temple University in May of 2005. As 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.

Memberships:

  • Invisalign; trained with world-renowned 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
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Golden Hartley

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Golden Rose Hartley, DMD, is a Smile Stylist and serves in the Air Force Reserves as a Major at Joint Base Charleston. Dr. Golden graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dentistry, where she was honored with the top cosmetic and digital dentistry awards. She completed an additional one-year Advanced Education General Dentistry residency with the United States Air Force at Andrews Air Force Base, Washington DC. As Chief Resident, the program included rotations with anesthesiology at Malcolm Grove and rotations as the on-call dentist for the National Capitol Region, including the Pentagon. She has extensive training in IV sedation, gum and oral surgery, oral pathology, implant placement and restoration, orthodontics, veneers, and computer design & milled dentistry. She served as an active duty military dentist and won Provider of the Year for the Shaw Air Force Base two years in a row.

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Jim Furgurson

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Jim Furgurson maintains a private practice in Chapel Hill, NC that focuses on individualized comprehensive care. Since graduating from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, Dr. Furgurson has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education each year in occlusion, implant placement & restoration, cosmetics, facial injectables, sleep apnea, TMD, and dental lasers.

Dr. Furgurson has earned Fellowships in the Academy of General Dentistry and The International Congress of Oral Implantologists, and is currently working towards Accreditation in the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. As an alumnus of the Clinical Mastery Series, Dr. Furgurson is honored to serve as a faculty member and excited to learn and share this awesome and practical continuum with other dentists.

www.chapelhilldds.com

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Joanna Claustro

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Joanna Claustro, DMD, is a graduate of the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and owns a thriving cosmetic and general dentistry practice in Ashburn, Virginia — serving patients throughout the Washington, DC metropolitan area and beyond. Her practice philosophy centers around building relationships with her patients to approach their care in a comprehensive manner while focusing on their values, lifestyle, and dental histories.

Dr. Claustro has invested in hundreds of high-quality continuing education hours in pursuit of clinical excellence and is purposeful in how she implements new techniques and technology into her practice. As a Clinical Mastery Series Alumnus, Dr. Claustro knows first hand the career-changing impact this compendium has had on her daily practice of dentistry. From her ability to connect with patients and deliver beautiful smiles, to developing leadership skills needed to grow her practice into a thriving business — she has been recognized for her success as a small business owner and expert in the field. She is honored and thrilled to be part of the CMS faculty so she may pay it forward to other clinicians and their teams. Through this opportunity, she hopes to mentor her peers on  not only didactic material, but also on building confidence to apply new skills and tech so that they grow professionally and financially.

Dr. Claustro is a member of the American Dental Association, Virginia Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and the OMDIB Community. Locally, she is active with various community organizations mentoring teens, young professionals, and fellow small business owners in developing leadership and networking skills. Outside of dentistry, Dr. Claustro carves out time to travel with her husband and son, challenge herself on her Peloton bike, and run a family farm stay in the heart of Virginia’s Piedmont horse and wine country.

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Lauren Shepard

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Lauren Shepard has had a private practice in Katy, Texas, since 2008 with a focus on comprehensive dentistry, smile design, and full mouth rehabilitation. As an alumnus of the Clinical Mastery Series, Dr. Shepard has successfully integrated the advanced concepts and is passionate about helping others realize their potential in their profession by serving as Faculty with CMS.

Dr. Shepard attended Texas A&M University and graduated Magna Cum Laude with a degree in biomedical science. After her undergrad, she earned her dental degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Dental Branch. Her excitement and dedication to her craft have led her to the constant and never-ending pursuit of advanced education.

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Micah Parkhurst

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Micah Parkhurst received a B.S. in Biology with honors from Harding University in 1997 and his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Tennessee in 2003 where he received multiple scholarships and graduated with honors. After dental school, he completed a General Practice Residency at the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Memphis. Dr. Parkhurst purchased the practice of John Touliatos in 2004. Dr. Parkhurst is devoted to helping his patients preserve their oral health and has trained in comprehensive and cosmetic dentistry at some of the premiere dental education centers, including the Clinical Mastery Series.

Dr. Parkhurst is active in his church, where he serves as a member of the worship team. Dr. Parkhurst enjoys tennis, golf, singing, exercising, and spending time with his wife Tiffany and daughters Olivia and Elena.

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Mike Smith

Clinical Faculty

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

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Nada Albatish

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Nada Albatish owns and operates the multi-disciplinary practice All Smiles Dental Centre
just north of Toronto. As a consummate learner, Dr. Albatish has committed herself to advanced continuing education, first by completing a GPR residency immediately out of dental school, then through hundreds of hours of CE each year.

Dr. Albatish’s love for complex and rehabilitative dentistry has focused her work and earned distinction in the industry and among her peers. She is honored to serve as Faculty for Clinical Mastery Series.

As a speaker, author, and key opinion leader, Dr. Albatish is inspired by helping her fellow dentists to achieve excellence, predictability, and confidence in their craft. She acts as a mentor and support system for clinicians around North America and is incredibly committed to the success of others and to the advancement of the dental profession at large.

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Paul Lee

Clinical Faculty

Dr. Paul Lee, DDS, is a proud Houstonian and maintains a private practice in Houston, TX with a focus on comprehensive and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Lee’s passion for dentistry and giving his patients the best comprehensive care he and his team can provide has driven him to endlessly pursue continuing education, including the Clinical Mastery Series continuum. He received his undergraduate degree in BS in Biochemistry from the University of Texas at Austin and went on to earn his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the prestigious New York University College of Dentistry. Dr. Lee then completed his General Practice Residency at the Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey, and continues to focus on continuing education and the latest advances in dental technology. He is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, Texas Dental Association, Greater Houston Dental Society, and the Spear’s Study Club. He also serves as dental director and board member for Casa El Buen Samaritano, a non-profit health organization that ministers by providing healthcare to the low-income and uninsured population in our community. Dr. Lee also donates his time and talents to the clinic by providing dental services to the underserved. In his free time, you can find Dr. Lee spending time with his wife and 2 daughters. He enjoys photography and traveling. He is very active in his community church and serves in the deacon board. He also has a passion for fitness and has competed in multiple triathlons, Ironman competitions, and MS-150 cycling events.

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Richard Racanelli

Clinical Faculty

Richard A. Racanelli, DMD, has been practicing cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry in Las Vegas for over 10 years. He founded his practice, Stunning Smiles of Las Vegas, after relocating from Manhattan in 2012.

Dr. Racanelli graduated from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2001 after receiving his BS in Biology from Villanova University in 1997.  He completed a dual-degree accelerated seven-year program between the two schools that allowed him to enter dental school as a junior in college and fulfill his passion for becoming a dentist, which started in high school under the influence of his orthodontist. Dr. Racanelli knew he wanted to be a dentist when he realized how much his orthodontist was changing patients’ lives, so he applied and was accepted to the accelerated program.

Dr. Racanelli is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the American Academy of Clear Aligners and has been a top Invisalign provider in Las Vegas since 2015. He has received several accolades, including being named Top Dentist by his peers in Las Vegas for the last 7 consecutive years. His passion for providing the best comprehensive care and desire for constant improvement as a clinician has driven Dr. Racanelli to endlessly pursue continuing education, including the Clinical Mastery Series continuum where he is now a proud clinical faculty member.

Dr. Racanelli is known for his warm and caring chair-side manner, and his guiding philosophy for dentistry is to get to know his patients as people first and to truly listen in order to customize plans that fit their lifestyle and long-term goals for both health and appearance.

He resides in Summerlin with his wife Jennifer and son Luca. When he isn’t practicing dentistry, he can be found in the kitchen cooking for friends and family, practicing yoga or exercising, and spending time poolside enjoying the Las Vegas sun. Dr. Racanelli is a passionate traveler, always looking for the next adventure, and would love to spend time in Italy, learning the language and eating amazing food.

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Kevin Low

Facility Director

It could be argued that Dr. Low was born to be a dentist. Dr. Low has been around drills and prophy-paste his whole life, as his father was also a practicing dentist. As a teen, he would volunteer in his dad’s dental office, and those days he spent watching his father work made him realize that dentistry was more than just drilling and filling. He watched patients come into his dad’s office self-conscious, and leave as people who could not wait to show off their new smiles. Dr. Low saw the transformational impact restoring someone’s smile had on their life and knew he wanted to be the guy to do it.

Dr. Low began his journey by training in health sciences during his undergraduate years at Creighton University in Omaha. After receiving his undergraduate degree, he went on to the School of Dentistry. In 2009 he landed an amazing position at Above and Beyond Dentistry and Implants. Having been raised on the West Coast, Dr. Low was happy to be back to the mild winters of the Pacific Northwest. Dr. Low loves where he works, and really considers it an honor to be able to practice what he loves every day.

Dr. Low’s love for complex and rehabilitative dentistry, has focused his work and earned distinction in the industry. He finds it an honor to serve as Faculty for Clinical Mastery Series.

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