2014 Annual Session Speakers


Friday - September 19 - Lecture 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (6 CE)

Brian Nový, DDS   

Course Description

Dr. Nový is an assistant professor of restorative dentistry at Loma Linda University, where he teaches a variety of courses including caries management, evidence-based dentistry, dental materials, and operative dentistry.  He maintains a private practice in Newhall, California and acts as clinical director for two non-profit dental clinics in southern California.  His research interests focus on the predictive quality of saliva in relation to microbial growth patterns, and he is actively involved in organized dentistry, serving on the ADA Council of Scientific Affairs as well as the western CAMBRA coalition.  Recently Dr. Nový had the honor of presenting at the World Health Organization’s Global Conference on Health in Geneva, Switzerland, and the California Dental Association Foundation presented him with the Dugoni Award for “Outstanding contributions to dental education”. In 2009, the American Dental Association awarded Dr. Nový and his office the title, “Adult Preventive Care Practice of the Year.” 


Saturday -  September 20 - Lecture 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (6 CE)

  Course Description

Mark Hyman, DDS - "A Day in the Life of a Top Gun Dental Team"  

Mark Hyman, DDS, a native of Greensboro, received his undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his dental degree from the UNC School of Dentistry.  Following a four month internship in Israel, he completed the two-year oral medicine/General Practice Residency at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill.  Dr. Hyman is on the surgical staff of Moses Cone Health System.  He was elected President of the Guilford County Dental Society in 1991.  He teaches at the Pankey Institute in Key Biscayne, Florida, is an Adjunct Associate Professor at the UNC School of Dentistry, and has lectured at many national and international dental meetings.  He was voted one of the top 100 leaders in Dental Continuing Education by Dentistry Today magazine.  He was honored by the North Carolina Dental Society as Young Dentist of the Year in 1995.  He has received the Mastership Award of the Academy of General Dentistry.  He and his wife, Anita, have three children.