Gary Kaye, DDS, FAGD, Founder & Principal
Dr. Kaye lectures on ceramic restorative materials, functional occlusion, and on how to build a successful fee-for-service practice using restorative digital dentistry. He often performs live patient demonstrations and is on the guest faculty of Planmeca University in Dallas TX. Dr. Kaye is the founder of Kaye Dentistry, a world class reconstructive, cosmetic, and implant dental practice located in the heart of New York City.
Steve Gill, M.SC (ECONOMETRICS), M.SC (OPS. RESEARCH), SLOAN FELLOW, CO-FOUNDER & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
Steve is an experienced Business Executive thoroughly versed in tackling the profound changes sweeping across the medical and dental industry. He helps private practices, hospitals, and corporations make the right decisions and implement appropriate action plans to achieve their patient-care, clinical, and business goals.
MARK HARTSLIEF, B.SC., RDT FACULTY
Mark is the New York Center for Digital Restorative Solution's CEO. He is a leading, internationally recognized technician with over 30 years of experience. He attended dental school in the University of Durban, Natal in South Africa. While attending dental school he worked alongside Victor Hartslief and Martin Loewenstein, directors of two of the top ten dental labs in the southern hemisphere. Mark completed a post-graduate course at the University of Netal, earning his RDT classification, specializing as a dental technologist. He received awards of excellence in his research and his practical and material sciences. Mark has a broad knowledge base with diverse experience in all aspects of prosthetics. He has lectured, published, conducted hands-on courses, led training programs for Prosthodontic schools such as North Shore and NYU, and has mentored technicians in their own careers. He is now at the forefront of the revolutions in digital dentistry, material science, and helping dentists transition from traditional analogs to entirely digital workflows.
BRENDA EVANS, R.D.A., B.S., M.A, Faculty
Brenda is an experienced and accomplished dental professional with over thirty years of clinical, administrative, managerial, and leadership experience. She is passionate about educating dental professionals to impact the future of oral health.
FARZANA PALEAKER, M.SC (ODONTOLOGY), M.SC (BIOETHICS & HEALTH LAW), FACULTY
Farzana is a South African trained, published dentist and a certified trainer in various digital dental technologies. her goal is to help practices create a supportive, friendly atmosphere, and to ensure that patients understand the procedures involved with their dental treatments. She is involved in the digital scanning, designing, milling, and finishing of single-visit crowns, and focuses on the integration of new technologies into the practice. Farzana is passionate about traveling, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.
Alec Ganci, DDS Faculty
Dr. Ganci completed his fellowship in implants and advanced prosthodontics at North Shore Long Island Jewish Hospital. He has extensive experience in multiple restorative digital dentistry systems and is passionate about helping practices develop their workflows successfully as they begin their journey into the digital world.
Florence Carnevale, Administration & Faculty
Florence brings 35 years of experience as an office manager and dental hygienist. For 20 years she has helped lead the Kaye Dentistry team on the ever changing Digital Dentistry journey.
Jakub Skrzyniarz, CDA, Faculty
Jakub is a dental assistant with extensive experience in digital technology: scanning, designing, milling, and finishing digital crowns. He is faculty in digital assisting at NYCDD and possesses great computer knowledge and artistic skills, including computer graphic design. Jakub supports NYCDD’s training programs for dental offices, integrating their digital technology workflows.
SAM KAYE, CERTIFIED TRAINER & FACULTY
Sam comes from a background in technology and editing and uses his experience to help integrate emerging technologies into the cutting edge practice. He is a certified trainer who assists offices in achieving proficiency with intraoral scanners, focusing on accuracy and proper workflow integration.