New York, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2005
Underscoring the importance of the technical aspects of aesthetic dentistry, the internationally acclaimed New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) recently honored Jason J. Kim Dental Laboratory as one of the founders of the CollegeÂs Rosenthal Institute of Aesthetic Dentistry by naming the laboratory in the Institute the Jason J. Kim Laboratory. NYUCD is the first college of dentistry in the U.S. to offer undergraduate training in aesthetic dentistry and offers the largest continuing education program for dental health professionals in the world.
Based on the North Shore of Long Island, NY, Jason J. Kim Dental Laboratory is a premier full-service prosthetic/cosmetic dental facility, specializing in the functional and aesthetic design of upper and lower full arch cases. Two of the companyÂs principals, Founder and President Jason J. Kim and Vice President Peter Kouvaris, are members of the prestigious Oral Design Group; they are among the select six in the U.S. who study under Master Willi Geller. The companyÂs third partner, Executive Vice President Jack Manno, has been very influential in raising the awareness of the laboratory to the industry and was the driving force in forging this close relationship with NYUCD.
The ceremony was hosted by Michael C. Alfano, the Dean of NYUCD, at the state-of-the-art Rosenthal Institute facility on First Avenue in Manhattan. The Institute is named in honor of its principal benefactor, Dr. Larry Rosenthal, a pioneer in the field of aesthetic dentistry. An international lecturer on aesthetic dentistry, Dr. Rosenthal is Director of the Rosenthal Group for Aesthetic Dentistry and Director of Aesthetic Advantage, Inc., a company dedicated to educating other dental professionals.
ÂJason, Peter and Jack have all given generously of their academic and artistic talent to help make the Rosenthal Institute a truly world class educational facility,Â said Dean Alfano. ÂWe really look at them as the brain trust in all of the technical aspects of the Institute and thank them for helping turn our vision of what the facility should be into a reality from which all of our students around the world will benefit.
ÂThey remarkably combine the talents of business, technology and art,Â he continued, Âand have given so generously to the dental profession. I want to personally thank them for their time and financial support of our continuing education activities.Â
ÂOn behalf of all of the partners and staff of Jason J. Kim Dental Laboratory, we are honored that the College and Dean Alfano have acknowledged our contributions to fostering education in the dynamic field of aesthetic dentistry,Â said Kim. ÂWe are all delighted to be here with so many of our friends and colleagues, including Dr. Larry Rosenthal, who himself has given so generously.Â
ÂAll of us at Jason J. Kim Dental Laboratory are committed to ensuring that the College of Dentistry maintains its leadership role in dental education with their specialty programs in aesthetic dentistry,Â Kouvaris added. ÂAt the same time, we look forward to continuing our leadership position within the industry and fostering true teamwork between the clinician and the laboratory to help set the standard of excellence in aesthetic dentistry.Â
In addition to Dr. Rosenthal, the group of distinguished guests that attended the ceremony included many doctor friends, business associates and family members. These included such prestigious NYUCD faculty members as Dr. Dennis Tarnow, Professor and Chairman of the Department of Implant Dentistry; Dr. Brian Chadroff, Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry, Division of Surgical Sciences; Dr. Stephen Chu, Clinical Associate Professor, Division of Reconstructive and Comprehensive Care; Stuart Hirsch, Dean of Continuing Education, and H. Kendall Beacham, Assistant Dean of Continuing Education; leading dental practitioners like Dr. Marc Lowenberg and Dr. Gregg Lituchy, whose cosmetic work has been profiled across a full range of national media, including Good Morning America, The View, Regis and Kelly and Oprah; and celebrities like Rod Gilbert, former New York Ranger hockey player and member of the Hockey Hall of Fame.
About Jason J. Kim Dental Laboratory
Jason J. Kim Dental Laboratory is one of the premier full-service prosthetic/cosmetic dental facilities in the U.S., specializing in the architectural and aesthetic design of upper and lower full arch cases. Two of the companyÂs principals, Founder and President Jason J. Kim and Vice President Peter Kouvaris, are members of the prestigious Oral Design Group; they are among the select six in the U.S. who study under Master Willi Geller. The companyÂs third partner, Executive Vice President Jack Manno, has been very influential in raising the awareness of the laboratory to the industry and driving the companyÂs strong revenue growth.
Jason J. Kim Dental Laboratory is located at 255 Great Neck Road, Great Neck, NY 11021. Tel: (516) 829-4933; 1-800-547-4532; Fax: (516) 829-2068. http://www.jasonjkim.com.