Faculty

Our DOCS Education faculty are accomplished practitioners and passionate educators. But they don't just speak at DOCS Education seminars. Our esteemed faculty have experience speaking in a wide variety of arenas—from college classrooms to American Dental Association events, and more.

If you're interested in inviting one of our faculty to speak at your event, simply contact our office to learn more about their availability.

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Anthony Feck, DMD – Dr. Anthony S. Feck graduated with high distinction from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry where he received numerous awards for scholastic excellence. Soon after his graduation in 1983, Dr. Feck was appointed Associate Professor of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry at his alma mater. He has been in private practice in Lexington, Kentucky since completing his education.

Leslie Fang, MD, PhD – Dr. Leslie Shu-Tung Fang is a world-renowned physician, educator, businessman and speaker with an impressive portfolio of accomplishments. Repeatedly honored as one of "America's Top Doctors" and "The Best Doctors of Boston," Dr. Fang maintains an active practice in internal medicine and nephrology in Boston. At the same time, he also serves as a lead instructor at Harvard Medical School, and he has received numerous awards for excellence in teaching.

Michael Silverman, DMD – Dr. Michael D. Silverman is a globally-recognized lecturer, educator, author and patients' rights advocate. He has appeared in front of 18 dental boards to advocate for the right of dentists to provide sedation in an environment of safe and reasonable regulations. Dr. Silverman is a Fellow of the International College of Dentists, the world’s oldest and largest honor society for dentists.

Jim Bovia, EMT – Jim Bovia is a licensed paramedic who has worked in the field for more than 25 years. In addition to dental teams, he trains medical doctors, nurses, firefighters, paramedics, and other EMTs. Jim has been a member of the DOCS Education adjunct faculty for the past eight years. Based in Michigan, he is the son of John Bovia, a respected member of the DOCS faculty for many years. The Bovia Family operate Life Support Services, Inc., in Ann Arbor, MI. Life Support Services has been teaching advanced life support courses since it was founded in 1983.

Peter Chiang, DDS – Dr. Peter C.J. Chiang received his dental degree from the University of California at Los Angeles Medical Center, where he also completed a residency in pediatric dentistry. His pediatric dental specialties include growth and development, prevention, education and maintenance of children's dental health.

Roger Sanger, DDS, MS – Dr. Roger Sanger, DOCS Education's lead instructor for Pediatric Sedation Dentistry, is a graduate of the University of Southern California (USC) School of Dentistry. He completed a residency in pediatric dentistry as well as a fellowship in rehabilitation. He received his Master's in Health Care from USC Medical Center and Hospitals prior to entering private practice.

Kenji Saisho, MD, DDS – Dr. Kenji B. Saisho received his medical degree from the University of Health Sciences/Chicago Medical School in Chicago, IL and completed a residency in family medicine at UCLA Northridge Hospital. He received his DDS degree from University of the Pacific.

C. F. Ward, MD – C. F. Ward, MD, has four decades of experience as an anesthesiologist and also served as a flight surgeon for the U.S. Navy. After graduating from the University of Virginia Medical School in 1969, Dr. Ward went on to get aviation medical training from the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute. Later, he taught for several years at the University of California, San Diego in the Department of Anesthesiology.

Jerome Wellbrock, DMD, MAGD – Jerome P. Wellbrock, DMD, MAGD is a graduate of the University of Louisville School of Dentistry and the current owner of Northern Kentucky Dental Medicine, PLLC. He has been a member of the AGD and ADA for over 30 years and has held positions of president at the Northern Kentucky Dental Society and L.D. Pankey Study Club of Kentucky. Dr. Wellbrock is also a past vice president of the Kentucky Dental Association.

John Dovgan, DDS, SCI Preparation is what John Dovgan, DDS, SCI, is all about. Dr. Dovgan is the nation’s foremost standard-of-care investigator (SCI). He has adjudicated more than 1,200 cases on behalf of state dental boards and has served as an expert witness in more than 120 malpractice cases. Dr. Dovgan, a practicing dentist and a 1303 sedation permit examiner for the State of Arizona, knows the ins and outs of the system. In an engaging and fun style, he will show you and your team how to avoid all variety of legal and regulatory landmines.

Dianne Benedictson, DDS – Dr. Dianne Benedictson has been in the dental field for over 25 years. She has owned a private practice, instructed team and doctors at a nationally-recognized post-graduate training institute, served on the board of an international dental association, consulted in dental offices nationwide and lectured internationally. Now, she is in the process of earning yet another degree—a Doctorate of Philosophy.Dr. Benedictson has a passion for team training and empowerment. She believes that a strong, skilled team is an integral part of a successful practice.