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AAID Podcast

The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) aims to foster informal discussions about the world of implant dentistry, mirroring the collaborative spirit of our members in our podcast. 
Hosted by Dr. Daniel Domingue and Dr. Justin Moody, the podcast explores topics and issues encompassed in the implant practitioner's world. 

Feb 14, 2019

After working 14 hours a day as a construction worker, Dr. Vance Costello thought, “I’m going to do something else.” Trusting his ability to work with his hands, he entered into hygiene school with his wife. Realizing the need for restorative dentistry, Dr. Costello went back to school to become a dentist. Now a...


Feb 1, 2019

“The future of implant dentistry will transition to bone guided surgery more than prosthetic guided surgery,” Dr. Gilbert Tremblay.

Becoming an implant dentist was a no-brainer for AAID Northeast District Trustee, Dr. Gilbert Tremblay. Shortly after completing his studies, Dr. Tremblay started a course in Canada...


Jan 17, 2019

 “It all started at a poker table when a fella mentioned we could replace three inside partials with endosteal implants. And boy did that set me off,” Dr. O. Hilt Tatum.

Dr. O. Hilt Tatum has won almost every award the AAID has to offer and is recognized world-wide for his accomplishments in implant dentistry. Not...


Jan 3, 2019

“I went down there (Puerto Rico) thinking, ‘Ok, I’m gonna be really good at sinus augmentations because I’m gonna learn it with Hilt Tatum.’ And he developed a technique, as everybody knows, and my mind was blown once I got there,” – Dr. Keith Long.

For brothers, Drs. Keith and Hank Long, strong roots go...


Dec 20, 2018

“Go to courses early. The sooner you learn these techniques properly, the sooner the rate of return.” – Dr. Cheryl Pearson

Going digital for a full arch case can still be a challenge even with today’s technology.  Dr. Cheryl Pearson shares her techniques for using guides, getting the bite, and the challenge...