TOMS RIVER, NJ – November 3, 2022 – ProSmile (or the “Company”), a leading multi-specialty dental services organization (DSO) serving patients throughout the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S., announced today that it has appointed Dr. Dennis Tarnow as Chief Clinical Advisor. In this role, Dr. Tarnow will support Company leadership as they work toward growing ProSmile to become the preeminent dental support organization throughout the country.
“We are pleased to welcome Dr. Tarnow to ProSmile and to our strong bench of talent,” said Hugh Carey II, President and CEO of ProSmile. “Dr. Tarnow is a premier dental specialist who brings a wealth of organizational leadership experience, having served in various capacities at elite dental colleges at universities including Columbia University and NYU. As our leadership team become more acutely focused on expanding our offerings and creating the nation’s leading implant centers that are affordable and accessible to all, Dr. Tarnow’s specialized expertise will be particularly valuable to our next phase of growth.”
“I am thrilled to join ProSmile and work closely with Hugh and the entire leadership team to build ProSmile into a leading dental services organization,” said Dr. Tarnow. “For decades, I have dedicated my career to advancing the field of dentistry through extensive research, study, and education. Now, I am excited to help put this practice into tangible action through the growth and expansion of ProSmile throughout the country.”
About Dr. Dennis Tarnow
Dr. Dennis Tarnow is a seasoned Periodontics and Prosthodontics specialist and currently serves as Clinical Professor of Periodontology and Director of Implant Education at the Columbia University College of Dental Medicine. He is the former Chairman of New York University College of Dentistry’s Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry.
Dr. Tarnow is a Diplomat of the American Board of Periodontology. As one of the most sought-after speakers at international dental implant symposiums, Dr. Tarnow is the recipient of numerous awards for his many significant contributions to the field of dentistry. He is a recipient of the Master Clinician Award from the American Academy of Periodontology, Teacher of the Year Award from New York University and Distinguished Lecturer Award from the American College of Prosthodontists, and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
Dr. Tarnow has a private multispecialty interdisciplinary practice in New York City and has been honored with a wing named after him at New York University College of Dentistry. He has published more than 225 articles on perio-prosthodontics and implant dentistry and has coauthored four textbooks, including “The Single Tooth Implant” and “Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry.” He also serves as section editor of two dental journals and on the advisory boards of five others. Dr. Tarnow has lectured extensively in the United States and internationally in over 45 countries.
Dr. Tarnow received his DDS from New York University College of Dentistry and earned his Bachelor’s degree from Brooklyn College.
Founded in December 2020, ProSmile is a leading multi-specialty dental services organization with a network of more than 1,200 premier healthcare professionals serving patients in more than 80 locations throughout the mid-Atlantic region of the U.S.