Jul 5, 2021
In this episode, Dr. Greg Asatrian and Dr. Boris Atlas will compare sonic action versus oscillating rotating type toothbrushes. You'll also learn how an electric toothbrush compares to a manual toothbrush. In this episode we'll be sure to delve into the literature to see what recommendations you can make to your patients.
About Dr. Greg Asatrian:
Dr. Greg is a board-certified orthodontist in Southern California. He completed his orthodontic residency in 2019 during which he served as chief resident in the Section of Orthodontics at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He received his doctoral degree from the UCLA School of Dentistry in 2016 during which he inducted as a member of the national dental honor society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon. As a resident, he works to implement his expertise in technology with patient care, and as such has been advancing orthodontic treatment planning and therapy by utilizing 3D technology. In conjunction to his clinical education, Dr. Asatrian is a prolific researcher in tissue engineering, authoring over 30 peer-reviewed journals/books and presenting at over 100 domestic and international conferences. His research revolves around the investigation of novel biologics for bone regeneration.
As a hobby, Dr. Greg has founded and developed a number of patient-oriented online platforms focused around education. His passion for teaching, videography, and technology has coalesced in platforms such as the Braces Explained channel on YouTube and The Braces Club on Facebook. He loves interacting with those interested in orthodontics from all over the world and putting their concerns and anxieties at ease.
About Dr. Boris Atlas:
Boris qualified from the University of Glasgow Dental School in 2005, during which time he had the privilege of conducting pioneering research into the genetics of the periodontal ligament at Harvard Medical School under tutelage of Prof Bjorn Olsen and Dr. Naomi Fukai.
He is currently studying for the Diploma of the Membership of General Dental Practitioners of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and is a member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the British Dental Association.
While in Glasgow, Boris treated a wide range of patients at a highly respected private practice in the South Side of the city, allowing him to perform all aspects of aesthetic dentistry including facial aesthetic treatments such as wrinkle correction and dermal fillers, as well as restorative dentistry. Boris is a strong believer in continuing professional education and regularly undertakes training in aesthetic dentistry, smile design, occlusion, facial aesthetics and acupuncture and is enjoying developing his interest in the holistic treatment of patients, whether their cases are simple or complex. His caring manner and infectious enthusiasm for his craft ensures that his patients are always well informed, relaxed and leave the clinic smiling.