Dr. Smith launched 21st Century Dental during the 20th century, so Six Month Smiles feeds his passion for futuristic thinking. He practices in Irving (Dallas) Texas with a team of 22, where they live their mission: "Vision, Experience, Compassion....Expect Everything". They were the first dental office in the U.S. to win the Consumers Choice Award for Business Excellence in 2008, repeating this honor in 2009.
Although working in a multi-layered practice, Dr. Smith’s passions lie in orthodontics and sleep disordered breathing, speaking worldwide on these topics for many years, and being named a Top 10 VIP by the Speaking Consulting Network for 2009.
He also lectures on web site marketing, and uses that knowledge to attract new patients searching for Six Month Smiles. His site alone brings in 30 to 35 new patients every month. If you do not get a chance to hear his strategy for implementing Six Month Smiles, maybe it's not your year for growth. Don't say we didn't warn you! Dr. Smith is a general dentist.
Dr. Chris Bowman is a full-time practicing dentist from Charlotte, North Carolina. A 1994 graduate of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill School of Dentistry, he started Advanced Dentistry of Charlotte in 1996. A consummate student of business systems, communications and marketing, Dr. Bowman is also dedicated to helping dentists from around the world achieve the highest levels of success with the Six Month Smiles System.
Dr. Ananthan graduated from the University of Toronto's Faculty of Dentistry in 1986 where he gained early acceptance after one year of undergraduate study at the University of Western Ontario. He immediately opened his own private practice, which he has maintained for the past 26 years, focusing on comprehensive and aesthetic dentistry. Six Month Smiles has allowed him to re-integrate orthodontics, one of his passions since dental school, into his practice both as a standalone treatment and as a wonderful adjunct to his comprehensive cases.
He also maintains a management company which owns and operates dental practices for the express purpose of mentoring young dentists seeking to have their own practice.
Dr Einfeldt qualified from the University of Copenhagen, Denmark and gained much experience working in practices in Denmark, Germany, and in the UK. He is now the Director of an award winning Private Practice in Staplehurst, Kent.
Established as a full member of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (BACD), his interests are combining minimally invasive cosmetic dentistry with cosmetic orthodontics/short term orthodontics to deliver the most optimal results for his patients. Comprehensive Treatment Planning has remained his philosophy when teaching dentists and associated colleagues. He is also very passionate about working with the whole dental team including specialists, dental therapists, dental hygienists and nurses. Dr. Einfeldt believes team members should use the full potential of their qualifications and skills and thus help to streamline the flow in the Practice, increasing both job satisfaction and the dental business. He has much experience in strategies that utilize the full potential off all staff members thus directly enhancing the business.
Dr. Einfeldt has been given much prestige as a guest speaker at the Professional Speaking Association (PSA) UK. Since becoming a member he believes that good communication can improve all aspects of our professional (and personal) lives. He teaches that successes greatly depend on better understanding of people as a two-way communication dialogue. Indeed, he has used these techniques to create treatment plans that are most suitable for his patients' needs and wants.
Dr. Gill qualified from Kings College Dental School, London in 1995, where he achieved his Bachelor of Dental Surgery. He is committed to further education and in 1997, completed a further Diploma in General Dental Practice. Following his qualification he spent 13 years gaining experience in a dental practice in West London before buying his own practice in Slough in 2006. During this time he also added additional services to the practice including a smoking cessation clinic and an emergency walk in centre. Since then he also incorporated a seven-day a week pharmacy into the practice.
In 2008 Dr. Gill purchased a practice in Poole and in early 2009 he purchased Shinfield Dental Centre. Throughout all of his practices, Dr. Gill is committed to ensuring patients receive the highest possible standard of care, and in view of this all three practices have achieved BDA Good Practice status and have all registered and passed with the Care Quality Commission.
Dr. Gill has a vested interest in new treatments, especially cosmetic options and adult orthodontics, and he enjoys implementing new treatments leading to patients gaining their ideal smile.
In addition to being a Six Month Smiles Clinical Instructor and Mentor, Dr. Gill is also fully accredited in providing Botox and Dermal Filler treatments.
Dr. Haney is the Assistant Clinical Director for Six Month Smiles. He was born and raised in Dallas and has a private practice in Richardson, Texas. He received his bachelor’s degree from Southern Methodist University and his doctor of dental surgery degree from Baylor College of Dentistry. He is a member of numerous local, state, and national dental organizations, including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the Dallas County Dental Society, the American Dental Association, and the Texas Dental Association.
He has served 3 terms as a representative on the Dallas County Peer Review Board and has recently been an Adjunct Professor at the Baylor College of Dentistry in Operative Dentistry. He has also achieved the status of Goodfellow with the Dallas County Dental Society. He is proud to have completed the continuum at the prestigious L. D. Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education. He has studied with leaders in the fields of cosmetic dentistry and restorative dentistry, having taken courses at the Dawson Center for Advanced Dental Study and courses with Dr. Jon Kois. Dr. Haney was honored to be voted one of Dallas Top Dentists for 2010 by “D” Magazine and was voted the same honor in 2013 and again in 2014.
Dr. Michelle Hedgecock graduated magna cum laude from The University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio in 2007, where she earned her Doctorate of Dental Surgery. She began her career in Joplin, Missouri providing dental care to the underserved population through a community health center. In 2011, Dr. Hedgecock and her husband started their general dentistry practice in Austin, Texas.
Dr. Hedgecock has extensive advanced training through the Kois Center. Her scope in practice focuses on comprehensive treatment planning and Cosmetic Dentistry. She has incorporated Six Month Smiles successfully into her practice utilizing it not only to give her patients a straight smile, but also to help position the teeth ideally for restorative dentistry. She truly enjoys teaching others and is committed to helping fellow dentists incorporate Six Month Smiles into their own practice.
Dr. Mali Aghelnejad graduated from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden in 1993. She opened her Dental office right after graduation and decided to continue her career in England and relocated in 1999. After a few years she opened her own practice focusing on comprehensive and aesthetic dentistry. As a follower of bio emulation group she followed her interest in minimal invasive dentistry and her training in Orlando by one of the founders of Six Month Smiles developed her strength in this field. Drive and passion for aesthetic dentistry lead her to re-ignite orthodontics, her favorite topic at dental school. As the Pioneer of Six Month Smiles® in East Yorkshire, England Mali soon developed to be a mentor and clinical instructor to assist fellow Six Month Smilers. She believes the development of minimally invasive dentistry will be the key to the future of dentistry.