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AAFE Faculty

Louis Malcmacher : President, DDS, MAGD

Louis Malcmacher
President, DDS, MAGD

Dr. Louis Malcmacher maintains a cosmetic and general practice in Bay Village, Ohio. He is an internationally recognized lecturer and author, known for his entertaining and comprehensive teaching style. He has vast experience in total facial esthetics and has taught tens of thousands of healthcare professionals in the areas of smile design esthetics and facial injectable therapy. He has also lectured at many major medical and dental meetings throughout the US, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East. Dr. Malcmacher has also been extensively featured in the general media. His interviews have been seen on CNN, Fox, ABC, CBS, NBC, 20/20, Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Jane, Shape, Washington Post, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Detroit Free Press, GQ, Edge, Newsweek, Reader’s Digest, and Men’s Health. Dr. Malcmacher is a master of the Academy of General Dentistry, a fellow of the International Association of Dental Facial Esthetics, a fellow of the World Clinical Laser Institute, and a visiting lecturer at a number of universities.

Dr. Malcmacher reports no conflicts of interest.

Suzanne M. Haley : DMD

Suzanne M. Haley

Dr. Suzanne Haley has been practicing general and cosmetic dentistry on the coast of Georgia for over 22 years. She graduated from the University of Georgia, Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry with honors. Dr. Haley's practice on St. Simons Island, GA concentrates on cosmetic and sedation dentistry, sleep dental medicine, and TMJ therapeutics. She is committed to continuing education and being on top of the latest technology offered in Dentistry to provide the best treatment for her patients. Dr. Haley is a member of the ADA, GDA, AAFE, AADSM, DOCS, and SEDS. She is excited how providing Botox and dermal fillers to her patients has been a wonderful addition to her practice and wants to share that knowledge and excitement.

Dr. Haley reports no conflicts of interest.

David Kimmel : DMD ,DABAM

David Kimmel

Dr. David Kimmel is a general dentist in Bayonet Point, Fl. After demonstrating an expertise in advanced treatment techniques utilizing Botox and various dermal fillers, he was granted diplomat status with The American Board of Aesthetic Medicine. As an instructor for the Institute for Advanced Laser Dentistry, he routinely lectures on laser physics and teaches laser and esthetic procedures. He has a unique practice integrating laser dentistry and facial aesthetic enhancements. His passion is sharing the art and science of facial aesthetics by teaching the relationship of combining anatomy, materials, techniques and patient’s desires.

Dr. Kimmel reports no conflicts of interest.

Vesna Sutter : DDS

Vesna Sutter

For the past twenty years Dr. Vesna Sutter has prided herself on changing people’s lives. A smile is the strongest most genuine thing people can share with one another and she has dedicated her life to helping as many people as she can achieve the smile of their dreams. She is a 1986 graduate of Loyola Dental School and completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Illinois Champaign- Urbana. The field of dentistry is constantly changing and in order to provide her patients with the best opportunities to change their lives Dr. Sutter has taken over 500 hours of continuing education in Implants, Sedation, Orthodontics, TMJ Disorders, Cosmetic Dentistry, Facial Esthetics, and Sleep Disorder Breathing Dentistry. She is an active member of many organizations.

Dr. Sutter reports no conflicts of interest.

Peter T. Harnois : DDS

Peter T. Harnois

Dr. Peter Harnois runs two very successful esthetic practices at One Magnificent Mile in Chicago, and in suburban Hinsdale, IL. He is a nationally recognized leader in minimally invasive total facial esthetic techniques. He was an assistant professor of Oral Diagnosis at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry and is an active member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Harnois has instructed thousands of healthcare professionals through both lecture and hands-on courses and is an outstanding instructor.

Dr. Harnois reports no conflicts of interest.

Ivona Igerc, DMD, AAFE President – Hong Kong/China :

Ivona Igerc, DMD, AAFE President – Hong Kong/China

Since graduating from the Medical University of Croatia in 2000, Dr.Ivona has been working in dental and aesthetic field in Croatia and China. Dr.Ivona has also spoken at many international conferences, published a book and organized workshops and seminars to train medical professions in the field of Anti-aging and Aesthetic medicine. Additionally, Ivona has a keen interest in Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine and is currently involved in therapeutic applications with adipose derived stem cells.

Dr. Ivona reports no conflict of interest.

Gregory Laurence, MD, FAAFP, BC ABFM, ABLS :

Gregory Laurence, MD, FAAFP, BC ABFM, ABLS

Gregory Laurence MD, is the Founder of Germantown Aesthetics in Memphis, TN. Having received his undergraduate and doctorate degrees from Baylor University and the University of Texas at Houston Medical School. Dr. Laurence fulfilled his initial specialty training at Saint Francis Family Medicine at the University of Tennessee. He then completed a fellowship in Advanced Women’s Health, also at the University of Tennessee.  During a 12-year pursuit of every effective surgical and nonsurgical technique of face, neck, and body cosmetic enhancement, Dr. Laurence received certification from the American Board of Laser Surgery. He also earned fellowship status and was named president of the American Society of Cosmetic Breast Surgery. Dr. Laurence has expanded the traditional use of technology and pioneered several innovative, minimally invasive aesthetic techniques with an exceptional interest and commitment to facial aesthetics. Dr. Laurence has represented the industry by being involved with overseas promotion of international devices. He is one of the few certified faculty, teaching the platelet rich plasma Vampire™ face and body techniques.

Dr. Laurence reports no conflicts of interest.

Jill Lezaic : MD

Jill Lezaic

Dr. Jill Lezaic is a Board Certified Family Physician who opened a very successful aesthetic practive, Laser Skin Solutions Jacksonville, in Jacksonville Beach, Florida in 2008 after having served as a medical director of Laser Skin Solutions since 2004. Dr. Lezaic is a frequently requested and nationally recognized speaker, expert panelist and trainer at many conferences where she has led audiences in advanced demonstrations of lasers, botox and filler injections. Dr. Lezaic is especially well-known for performing thousands of advanced laser techniques, utilizing the most state of the art technologies available in combination with advanced Botox and Dermal Filler techniques to achieve dramatic non-surgical results. She is a Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery and a Luminary speaker for various aesthetic companies.

Dr. Lezaic reports no conflicts of interest.

David de Jongh : DDS

David de Jongh

Dr. de Jongh is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and obtained his Doctor of Dentistry from the University of Texas Dental Branch Houston. He has made a career of continuing education and has developed expertise in all aspects of dentistry emphasizing: implant placement, surgical procedures and complete rehabilitation of the dentition. Using advanced concepts in general dentistry, Dr. de Jongh delivers the highest quality in comprehensive restorative dentistry in addition to sophisticated advancements of total facial aesthetics to enhance appearance and aid in skin rejuvenation while preserving youthfulness.

Dr. de Jongh reports no conflicts of interest.

Daniella Gery, CNP :

Daniella Gery, CNP

Daniella Gery is a board certified Adult Nurse Practitioner. She earned her Bachelor's of Science of Nursing degree from Case Western Reserve University and her Master's of Science of Nursing from the University of Michigan. After practicing in the Madison, Wisconsin area for 6 years, she has returned to Cleveland, OH as the CNP for ANEW MedSpa.

Daniella Gery reports no conflicts of interest.

Ryan Fleming : DDS

Ryan Fleming

Dr. Benjamin “Ryan” Fleming maintains a cosmetic and general dental practice in Charleston, SC.  After graduating from Ohio Dominican University Magna Cum Laude in 2002, he attended “The” Ohio State University College of Dentistry graduating in 2007 and obtaining his IV sedation certification along the way.  Dr. Fleming is a member of the ADA, SCDA, AGD, AAOP, AACD and is an active member and mentor for the AAFE.  He currently focuses on therapeutic application of toxins as well as full facial esthetics.  He also enjoys full mouth rehabilitation in patients that have had failed treatment in the past and due to this are now limited in their treatment options.  Dr. Fleming works closely with a large ENT group in Charleston for the treatment of TMJ disorders and associated migraines with a large pool of his pain patients being referred by their group.  Outside of the dental field, Dr. Fleming enjoys mountain biking, climbing, skiing, golfing and most importantly, Ohio State Football.

Dr. Fleming reports no conflicts of interest.

BriAnna Leigh Schraw : DMD

BriAnna Leigh Schraw

Dr. BriAnna Schraw graduated from the Medical University of South Carolina, College of Dental Medicine in 2002.  She practices general and cosmetic dentistry in Ft. Mill, SC, and enjoys tailoring her practice around the motto, “anxiety patients welcome, we cater to chickens” that she became known for, almost a decade ago.  To that end, botox and dermal fillers have been  fun and rewarding additions to her practice, which also focuses on CAD/CAM “one-visit dentistry”, sedation, and TMJ therapeutics.  A member of the ADA, SCDA, DOCS and AAFE, Dr. Schraw is committed to learning and providing the latest in technology.

Dr. Schraw reports no conflicts of interest.

Paula Abbott, CNP :

Paula Abbott, CNP

Paula Abbott, MSN, CRNP joins the AAFE as a full time faculty member available for private training and working with AAFE practices to boost their practices. She has over 20 years’ experience in nursing including 11 of those years as a nurse practitioner. She is a board certified Acute Care Nurse and has had a wide variety of experience including vascular surgery, wound care, primary care, pain management, physical medicine, and rehabilitation. Paula has served as the lead Nurse Practitioner for a national plastic surgery center primarily focused in facial esthetics in which her role included best practices in patient care, training new team members, supervising patient outcomes, and organizational flow of the center offices. A large portion of her role was dedicated to opening new centers nationwide which included training new staff, overall organization of the center, instituting policy and procedure, and supervising positive patient outcomes. Paula is available to come to your office through the AAFE Practice Booster Program.

Paula Abbott reports no conflicts of interest.

Scott Frey : DDS, MSD

Scott Frey

Dr. Scott Frey graduated with honors from the University of the Pacific Arthur A Dugoni School of Dentistry. Following graduation, Dr. Frey held a part-time faculty position at the University of the Pacific teaching dental occlusion and esthetics while working in private practice. For achievements in preventive and minimally invasive dentistry, he was inducted as a Fellow to the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry and has gone on to found Dr. Frey completed his orthodontic training at the University of Colorado, and is an accredited member and mentor for the American Academy of Facial Esthetics.

Dr. Frey reports no conflicts of interest.

Sylvia M. Kramer : DDS

Sylvia M. Kramer

Dr. Sylvia M. Kramer is a Clinical Senior Instructor at the Case School of Dental Medicine and general dentist with vast experience in the areas of pharmacology, medical emergencies, and facial esthetics. She has trained dental professionals for the past twelve years in these areas and is known for her comprehensive and thorough style of teaching to make sure her audiences walk away with the clinical expertise necessary to treat their patients. Dr. Kramer has taught many healthcare professionals and has been highly praised for her continuing education classes on a variety of topics including Botox and Dermal Fillers treatment to help the baby boomer generation who seek these services to age gracefully.

Dr. Kramer reports no conflicts of interest.


Amber Wiebe

Dr. Amber Wiebe maintains a successful facial aesthetic and cosmetic dentistry practice near Destin, Florida. She is a Fellow of the American College of Dental Sciences and is an active member of the AACD, AGD, and ADA. Dr. Wiebe is also a proud graduate of the University of Notre Dame and the University of Florida College of Dentistry. As an avid health, fitness and nutrition enthusiast, she appreciates the importance of facial aesthetics in overall healthy appearance for her patients.

Dr. Wiebe reports no conflicts of interest.

Jami Nelson : RN

Jami Nelson

Jami Nelson started her career in the medical field in 1991 when she began employment as a Certified Surgical Technician. For over a decade she worked in many specialties and quickly developed a passion for the field of plastic and reconstructive surgery. In a very busy practice, Jami works as the leading facial esthetic clinical nurse delivering non-surgical minimally invasive treatments using injectable therapy. She has advanced certification in non-surgical esthetic and therapeutic facial injectables and other minimally invasive procedures. Jami is committed to sharing her years of knowledge in educating others and share her passion for total facial esthetics.

Ms. Nelson reports no conflicts of interest.

Olinga Hargreaves, DDS, DABOI, FAAID :

Olinga Hargreaves, DDS, DABOI, FAAID

Dr. Olinga Hargreaves maintains a cosmetic and general dental practice in Denver, Colorado with a heavy emphasis in oral surgery and IV sedation. She received her DDS degree with Honors from
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1999 and completed the General
Practice Residency Program in 2000. Dr. Olinga has hospital privileges at Rose Medical Center
where she is currently the Chief of the Dental Division in the Department of Surgery. She is a
Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology, Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, Fellow of Misch International Implant Institute, and Fellow of Pierre Fauchard Academy.

Dr. Hargreaves reports no conflicts of interest.

Douglas R. Sewell : DMD

Douglas R. Sewell

Douglas R. Sewell DMD, has been practicing general dentistry since graduating from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in 2006. He is a partner in an award-winning general dental practice in Longmont, CO where his focus is on sedation and cosmetic dentistry. He is a member of the ADA, CDA, AGD, AAFE, DOCS, and Boulder County Dental Society. Dr Sewell is committed to continual self improvement and devotes substantial time to continuing education each year to provide his patients with state of the art treatment. Outside the office Dr. Sewell enjoys traveling and the outdoors, frequently venturing to the mountains outside Denver to hike.

Dr. Sewell reports no conflicts of interest.

Mason Miner, DDS :

Mason Miner, DDS

Dr. Mason Miner is a general dentist in Durango, Colorado. He is a graduate of Marquette University School of Dentistry. Following dental school, he completed a 2 year Advanced Education in General Dentistry residency at the University of Missouri Kansas City. During his residency he focused on and was trained by specialists in the placement and restoration of dental implants. His practice has an emphasis in laser dentistry, facial esthetics as well as the surgical placement and restoration of implants. Dr. Miner currently serves on the Colorado Dental Board. Outside the office Dr. Miner enjoys traveling and the outdoors. He especially enjoys skiing, mountain biking and going to the lake with his family.

Dr. Miner reports no conflicts of interest.

Richard A. Siegel, DDS : DDS

Richard A. Siegel, DDS

Dr. Rick Siegel graduated from the College of Wooster in 1981 with a Bachelors Degree in Psychology.  While there he wrote an independent Study Thesis on Biofeedback.  Since then he has become a Certified Heartmath Practioner as well as a Certified Heartmath Trainer, focusing on resilience building and stress reduction.  Dr.Siegel earned these certificates from the Heartmath Institute and has written articles on Stress Reduction for Dentists as well as Techniques for Handling Patients Needle Anxiety.  Dr. Siegel is currently utilizing Heartmath techniques with athletes, building resilience, decision making during competition, and increased reaction times with High School and College wrestlers.

In 1985 Dr. Siegel graduated from The Ohio State University College of Dentistry.  He is an Accredited member and Trainer with The American Academy of Facial Esthetics, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and Fellow Member of the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He has extensive continuing education in Full Mouth Reconstruction, Laser Dentistry, Dental Implants, Cosmetic Dentistry, Botox and Dermal Fillers, and spends a significant amount of his time treating patients with TMD and Orofacial pain.

Dr.  Siegel is a general dentist in Columbus Ohio and has been practicing for 30 years.

Dr. Siegel reports no conflicts of interest.

Jake T. Hester : DMD

Jake T. Hester

Dr. Jake Hester is a graduate from the University of Florida practicing in Naples. He is an active member of the Collier County Dental Association as well as the ADA, FDA, AGD, and most recently the AAFE. For over three years, Dr. Hester has been a volunteer faculty member of the University of Florida. Currently, he serves on the board of directors of Gulf Coast Runners and volunteers much of his spare time to many service organizations and charitable causes.

Dr. Hester reports no conflicts of interest.

Victoria Nassif, DDS :

Victoria Nassif, DDS

Victoria Nassif, DDS, has been practicing general dentistry for over 20 years in Cleveland, Ohio.  She is a graduate of John Carroll University and Loyola University Dental School.  Dr. Nassif is an accredited member and mentor for the AAFE.  She is a volunteer faculty member at Case Western Reserve Dental School. The addition of Botox, dermal fillers and TMJ therapeutics to her practice has been exciting and rewarding. Dr. Nassif has been actively involved in her community for many years. The service project most near to her heart is the soup kitchen she and her family run once a month.

Dr. Nassif reports no conflicts of interest.

Michael Troop : DDS

Michael Troop

Michael Troop, DDS is a general dentist of 32 years who practices in Centennial, Colorado. He became interested in Facial Esthetics and took the AAFE Level I and II courses in 2010, followed by the Level III course in 2011. Through internal and external marketing, his Facial Esthetics practice has grown rapidly. He began mentoring for AAFE in 2012 and enjoys helping other doctors develop their injecting skills, and feels fortunate for having a part in the AAFE to teach injectables for increased success in dental esthetics cases.

Dr. Troop reports no conflicts of interest.

David J. Martin, DDS :

David J. Martin, DDS

Dr. David Martin maintains a successful facial aesthetic and cosmetic dentistry practice Totowa, New Jersey for the past 40 years. He is a Master in the Academy of General Dentistry and is an active member of the ADA, IICMO and IAPA. Dr. Martin understands healthy smiles and facial esthetics can serve you with lifelong comfort, confidence and happiness. Dr. Martin has taken extensive courses at the world renowned Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI), a leader in cosmetic dentistry techniques and smile design. His studies there focused on neuromuscular dentistry and aesthetic reconstruction. He has been involved with facial esthetic courses at AAFE programs since 2009. This has allowed for a integration of neurotoxins and dermal fillers to complete the treatment of many patients.

Dr. Martin reports no conflicts of interest.

Elizabeth Slocum, DMD :

Elizabeth Slocum, DMD

Elizabeth Slocum, DMD, has been practicing general and cosmetic dentistry for over twenty years in Cartersville, Georgia.  She is a graduate of Radford University and Tufts University School of Dental Medicine.  In the past several years she has expanded the scope of her practice to include TMJ therapeutics, dental sleep medicine, and Botox and dermal fillers. Dr. Slocum is a member of the AGD, AADSM, and the AAFE.  She has been actively involved in her community for many years and spends her spare time serving on the board of directors for many local service and charitable organizations.

Dr. Slocum reports no conflicts of interest.

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