Board of Directors

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Susan Estep, DMD

President - DrEstep@IntownSmileStudio.com

Dr. Susan Estep is the co-founder and co-owner of Atlanta Dental Spa, the premiere provider for cosmetic dentistry in Atlanta.  Dr. Estep leads her skilled team, and together they have created one of Atlanta’s leading dental practices

After graduating with honors from Georgia Tech, Dr. Susan G. Estep received her Doctorate in Dental Medicine from the Medical College of Georgia School of Dentistry. Dr. Estep has become well known for her dedication to complete health dentistry. Her success as a cosmetic dentist shows not only in her patients smiles, but also in the underlying health of those smiles.

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Susan Maples, DDS

Vice PresidentSusan@drsusanmaples.com

Dr. Susan Maples leads a successful, total health, insurance-independent dental practice in Holt, Michigan. She brings preventive and restorative dental expertise, a passion for mouth-body total health, a master’s degree in business/marketing, and 30+ years of experience in private practice. She is the creator and founder of Total Health Academy, a complete online solution for dental teams to integrate all aspects of Total Health Dentistry, author of BlabberMouth! 77 Secrets Only Your Mouth Can Tell You To Live a Healthier, Happier, Sexier Life, developer of the Hands-On Learning Lab™ and SelfScreen.net. Susan currently serves on the Governing Board of the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH).

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Gennady Sirota, BSEE, MBA

Treasurer - GSirota@StellaLife.com

Gennady Sirota is an experienced business executive and a proven leader with a passion for improving the lives of others. From a large global telecom giant to a startup, to helping build a half billion dollar business, his journey from engineer to Executive Vice President and Officer of a public company, to CEO of a biotech company, spans a full spectrum. Gennady, as CEO of StellaLife®, is on a mission to improve people’s lives by relieving oral pain and accelerating post-surgical healing process while reducing the need for opioids. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Roosevelt University in Chicago and continued post-MBA studies at the University of Chicago, Booth School of Business.

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Mark Cannon, DDS

Secretary

Mark L. Cannon received his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from the University of Nebraska and then attended Northwestern University for his Masters of Pediatric Dentistry. He completed his residency at Children’s Memorial Hospital and received his Diplomate status by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. He is a past president of the Illinois Society of Dentistry for Children, a Professor of Otolaryngology, Division of Dentistry at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, and a member of the International Association of Pediatric Dentistry. In addition to maintaining a large private practice in the suburbs of Chicago, he is the Research Coordinator of the residency program at Ann and Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital, Chicago, Illinois.  Dr. Cannon has presented guest lectures at the University of Athens, Greece, Sao Paulista State University, UNESP, Aracatuba, Brazil, University of Texas- Houston, University of Alabama-Birmingham, and at the University of Illinois, Chicago, Department of Pediatric Dentistry.

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Jan Lazarus, RDH

Board Member - jan@jpconsultants.com

Jan Lazarus RDH, Certified Health Coach, is known as a thought provoking speaker, influencer, consultant and internationally recognized pioneer in the field of comprehensive continuing education in Dentistry. As a principle and President of JP Consultants Institute, Jan has developed life changing curriculum for patients, dentists, hygienists and dental teams. The key foundational element of all of their programs since 1979 has been the understanding that the mouth is a “window” to overall health of the body.

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Doug Thompson, DDS

Board Member - doug@wellnessdentistrynetwork.com

Dr. Thompson began his dental career at age eighteen, working as an in-house laboratory technician. He graduated from the University of Michigan School of Dentistry in 1996 and then completed a one-year hospital-based V.A. Residency in 1997. Dr. Thompson has completed hundreds of hours of continuing education at the Kois Center in Seattle, Washington. In 2015, he was offered and accepted a part-time faculty position teaching about personalized periodontal medicine. In 2016, he added the wellness dentistry topic to his teaching role.

In addition to his dental training, Dr. Thompson is pursuing a fellowship in anti-aging and regenerative medicine through the American Academy of Anti-Aging, Regenerative, and Functional Medicine. He has published professionally, and in 2015 Dr. Thompson founded the Wellness Dentistry Network, a community of dentists with a keen awareness of how oral conditions affect whole body health.

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Laura M Beaty MD

Board Member

Dr. Laura Beaty is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 1995, completed her residency at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in 1998 serving as chief resident during her final year and maintains board certification through the American Board of Family Physicians.  Dr. Beaty started the fist solo concierge medical practice in metro Atlanta in 2004 and is the current director of Wellness at Beaty Facial Plastic Surgery in midtown Atlanta.

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Ellie Campbell, DO

Board Member

Dr. Campbell is a native Chicagoan with a BS and MS from the University of Illinois, a DO degree from the Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, and a Family Medicine residency from the Medical College of Georgia.  Board certified in Family Medicine for over 25 years, she also holds certification from the American Board of Integrative Medicine.

For thirteen years, Dr. Campbell practiced indigent healthcare in a Community Health Center, but since 2005 has championed a solo, concierge-style integrative, holistic, functional medicine-based family practice.

Dr. Campbell has specialty interests-- and lectures internationally on-- innovative medical practice design and management, community partnerships, Functional Medicine, Bio-Identical Hormone Replacement Therapy, cardiovascular disease prevention, the oral-systemic connection, solutions to physician burnout and Vitamin D.

She began hosting interdisciplinary meet-up groups in 2010 via her “Consortium of Integrative Care Practitioners of Atlanta”. In 2017, she launched “Revolution Practice,” a concierge medicine teaching platform whereby practitioners are taught the business of how to run a successful membership-style functional medicine practice like hers.

In her spare time, Dr. Campbell enjoys live theater, gardening, healthy cooking, hiking, travel, and playtime with her husband and three college age daughters. Learn more about her and her practice at www.campbellfamilymedicine.com or www.RevolutionPractice.com

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Dr. Shanley Lestini

Board Member

Raised in Raleigh, NC, Dr. Shanley Lestini earned her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the UNC School of Dentistry in 2013 after receiving her B.A. from Duke University in 2009.  An alumna of the Pankey Institute for Advanced Dental Education and the Dawson Academy, Dr. Lestini also has completed several courses covering a range of topics beneficial to patient health, including sleep apnea and orthodontics, and she serves on the board of the American Academy for Oral-Systemic Health (AAOSH).  She and Dr. DeWitt Wilkerson also recently co-authored their first book, The Shift: The Dramatic Movement Toward Health Centered Dentistry, which focuses on the intersection between dentistry and overall health. 

Dr. Lestini is a member of the North Carolina Dental Society (NCDS), the American Dental Association (ADA), the Christian Medical and Dental Association (CMDA), AAOSH, the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), and the Junior League of Raleigh.  She is an active member of her church and has served as a leader in Bible Study Fellowship in Raleigh for many years.

Executive Team

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Bobbie DelSasso, RDH, BS

Executive Director - bobbie@aaosh.org

Bobbie graduated from Marquette University College of Dentistry in 1979 with a Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene and currently works one day a week for a Periodontal Practice she managed for over 25 years. A lecturer, writer, speaker, past event coordinator for a Seattle Study Club  and executive coach to dentists in Illinois, Bobbie has developed a passion for total health she shares with her commitment to AAOSH. She is a founding member of AAOSH, member of ISDHS, Speaking Consulting Network member and Executive Director of AAOSH.

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Nicki Henry

Marketing Director - nicole@aaosh.org

Nicki Henry has a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Professional Golf Management from Eastern Kentucky University. She has work experience in marketing, social media, graphic design, video editing, project management, and website management.

Nicki is a life-long athlete, who played Division 1 college golf and is an enthusiast of overall health and nutrition. As the Marketing Director, she is very excited to expand awareness of the AAOSH mission.

Advisory Council

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Chris Kammer, DDS

AAOSH Founder

Dr. Chris Kammer is a past president and founder of the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health. Dr. Kammer’s work has been presented at numerous dental conferences, conventions, and seminars, and has been published in leading dental journals. He is also on the technology team for Dental Products Report. In recent years he has been a passionate educator in the media and in professional forums about the importance of the oral systemic approach.

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DeWitt Wilkerson, DDS

Immediate Past President - DWilkerson@DupontWilkerson.com

Dr. DeWitt “Witt” Wilkerson joined Dr. Peter Dawson’s private practice in 1982 where he is a partner. This has provided invaluable clinical experience in a renowned clinical culture. Dr. Wilkerson lectures on the subjects of restorative dentistry, dental occlusion, temporomandibular disorders, airway/dental sleep medicine, and integrative dental medicine. He serves as a Senior Faculty/Lecturer and Director of Dental Medicine with the Dawson Academy. Dr. Wilkerson is a Past-President of the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health (AAOSH), Past-President of the American Equilibration Society (AES), Director of Dental Medicine at the Dawson Academy, Adjunct Professor of Graduate Studies, the University of Florida College of Dentistry, and former Associate Faculty and Special Lecturer, the L.D. Pankey Institute. He also authored the book, “The Shift, The Dramatic Movement Toward Health Centered Dentistry”

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Jacque Russo, RN, DDS

Advisory Council Member - jacque@enviromedgroup.com

Jacqueline Russo’s entire adult life has been dedicated to the study of the human frame, prevention and treatment of disease; helping people live their best possible lives.

As a co-founder of Wellness Works Group, Inc., Jacque partners with health care professionals committed to improving the longevity and quality of life of their friends, family and patients. She employs a multitude of technologies to aid in early detection of risk factors for disease and offer solutions that will decrease or eliminate these risk factors before disease ensues. Teaching others to live life in optimal health is her life’s passion.   It is not enough to live long, but to live long and live well.

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Stephanie Lodding, RDH

Advisory Council Member

Stephanie has been a full time practicing hygienist for 21 years. She specializes in cosmetic hygiene, lasers and oral systemic care of her patients, with 16 years of experience working beside one of the leading cosmetic dentists in the country. Stephanie is best known in the dental field as the “Half Million Dollar Hygienist.”

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G. Lee Ostler, DDS

Advisory Council Member

Dr. Ostler lectures to dentists and physicians teaching them how to create and build professional interdisciplinary relationships. He is author of the Healthcare Professionals Networking Handbook, and The Physicians Resource Manual, along with numerous articles about the oral systemic connection and interdisciplinary patient co-management.

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Amy L. Doneen, DNP, ARNP

Advisory Council Member

Amy L Doneen, DNP co-founded the Bale/Doneen Method and the Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention Center. She is a principal instructor in the Bale/Doneen Method, training other medical, dental and healthcare providers across the country. She is the owner and medical director of the sought-after private clinical practice in Spokane, Washington; The Heart Attack & Stroke Prevention Center, which serves patients from all over the world.  Dr. Doneen is one of the nation's leading specialists in preventing heart attacks, stroke and diabetes. She is co-author of the bestselling book, Beat The Heart Attack Gene.

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Bradley Bale, MD

Advisory Council Member

Bradley Bale, M.D. is an Adjunct Professor at Texas Tech Health Science Center, Medical Director of the Heart Health Program at Grace Clinic, Lubbock, Texas and runs a private practice in Gallatin, TN. Dr. Bradley Bale is one of the nation’s leading specialists in preventing heart attacks, stroke and diabetes. He co-founded the Bale/Doneen Method with Amy Doneen in 2001. Their personalized approach of CV risk reduction has been effective enough to allow them to attach a ‘guarantee’ to their clinical practices. The results of their method demonstrating regression and stabilization of arterial disease has been published in several peer-reviewed journals.

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Gary Kadi

Advisory Council Member

Gary Kadi is a pioneer in leading the Oral Systemic Health Movement. His ground breaking documentary Say Ahh… is a go-to educational source for dental and medical practices, and hygiene, nursing, medical and dental schools. His mission is to have the public equate dentistry with over all health and for dentists and their teams to be a vital component of sustainable health and longevity. His trainings, educational workshops, and annual implementation coaching programs provide dental and medical teams a systematic process for team engagement and patient treatment acceptance. Gary and the teams he collaborates with are on a mission to get 30 million people healthier by the year 2020.

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Steven J. Anderson

Advisory Council Member

For nearly 30 years, Steven J. Anderson has founded and lead a group of organizations that have made significant inroads into positive change in dentistry. He has pioneered leading dental case presentation methods that have allowed top practitioners to connect excellent clinical skills with patient acceptance. His management systems are at the heart of helping practices create and maintain a culture of success. He has teamed up with top dental clinicians to help dentists implement clinical protocols for treating periodontal disease with the latest science for total health. He has also helped lead the largest cause-related charity campaign in dentistry having raised and donated tens of millions of dollars to children’s charitable causes.

He is Founder of the Total Patient Service Institute, co-founder of the Crown Council, Dental Warranty Corp, and Smiles for Life Foundation. He is also the author of numerous books including The Culture of Success – 10 Natural Laws for Creating the Place Where Everyone Wants to Work.

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Marc Richard Moeller

Advisory Council Member

Marc Richard Moeller, Managing Director of the Academy of Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy, and Executive Director and Founding Board Chair of the Academy of Applied Myofunctional Sciences, has spoken on Orofacial Myofunctional Therapy in 25 countries to date and supported the facilitation of research, public health projects, clinical protocols, and curriculum development in OMT with over 50 universities, hospital groups, and governments around the world.  Marc has spent the majority of his career working in business banking with experience in sales management, sales and marketing strategy, and integration of vertical business units across complimentary business lines. 

He is a graduate of University of California, San Diego and is based in Los Angeles.  Marc is an adjunct professor at the University of the Pacific Dugoni School of Dentistry.  He speaks French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Mandarin Chinese.

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Bill Domb, DMD

Advisory Council Member

Dr. Bill Domb is a founding member of the American Academy for Oral Systemic Health, and the producer of the website ZT4BG.com.  He founded the International Association of Ozone in Healthcare, currently its immediate past president.

He recently retired from busy high-tech practice in Southern California where his focus was on aesthetics but the practice has a number of other active centers such as headache-TMD, fresh breath, anesthesia and sedation dentistry, implantology, underlying biochemistry analysis, and minimally interventive/preventive services and the many uses of ozone.  Bill is an international expert, speaker and researcher on the many uses of Ozone. 

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Charles Whitney, MD

Advisory Council Member

Charles Whitney, M.D. is double board certified in Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. He graduated from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia and completed his family practice residency at David Grant USAF Medical Center. He served as a physician in the United States Air Force before joining the University of Pennsylvania Health System, where he established his Concierge medical practice, Revolutionary Health Services, in 2003.

A leading national advocate of bridging the “oral-systemic gap” between dentistry and medicine, Dr. Whitney has been published in leading print and online dental trade journals, including Dentistry Today, Dentaltown, Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry,  DentistryIQ.com and Dentalcompare.com. He also authored a four-part online CE course “A Comprehensive Review of Vascular Disease” for PennWell’s INeedCE.com continuing education portal.