Advanced Training

Drs. Tom & Shannon Galinis have received extensive postgraduate training in aesthetic dentistry. They travel throughout the state and country to participate in hands-on courses which keep them on the cutting edge of dentistry. They believe it is their obligation to advance not only with their profession, but with their patients as well. To learn more about this advanced training, please click on the menu items below.

Pankey Institute

Pankey-trained dentists are instructed by some of the best dentists in the world. Using the latest technology, they advance through a series of courses designed to help them develop as highly competent practitioners. They will be capable of performing complex restorative and esthetic dentistry, where the goal is achieving naturally beautiful restorations that optimally function with long-term predictable results Pankey-trained dentists are taught how to treat their patients as individuals, how to do complete examinations, how to take enough time to listen and answer questions fully, and how to create a practice that reflects their own personal values.

Optimal care is the goal of Pankey-trained dentists, and thiscreates long-lasting comfort, function and naturally beautiful teeth. Your Pankey-trained dentist will discuss treatment options and counsel you on making appropriate choices.

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Rosenthal Institute (Aesthetic Advantage)

Through attending Dr. larry Rosenthal’s Aesthetic Advantage course, we had the opportunity to meet and work with the best dental laboratories in the country. We have established a relationship with the technicians and ceramists, which enables us to provide the best quality dentistry available to our patients.

Las Vegas Institute (LVI)

LVI dentists receive unparalled training, which includes intense coursework in Advanced Functional Esthetics. This curriculum marries beauty with function to ensure a lasting effect. LVI trains those in pursuit of excellence to diagnose and deliver options in a patient centered environment using a wide range of techniques.

Dentists attending LVI enjoy a curriculum created to develop a critical eye for esthetic excellence and unleash the boldest imagination for an artistic result.

LVI dentists take a minimum of 48 hours of comprehensive training with many completing more than 100 hours of advanced study on the most current cosmetic procedures from a highly respected faculty who teach cosmetic dentistry. The focus is on life changing patient results from a true understanding of comprehensive aesthetics, and functional dentistry.

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American Academy of Facial Esthetics

The American Academy of Facial Esthetics (AAFE) is a professional organization focusing on non-surgical and non-invasive facial esthetic and therapeutic techniques, such as Botulinum Toxin (Botox) and dermal filler training. Chemotherapeutics are used to to treat TMJ Syndrome, Bruxsim, Migraines and Facial Pain for the best short-term and long-term therapeutic outcomes. The AAFE educational standard is widely recognized as the gold standard for excellence in facial esthetics training.

For more information, contact the AAFE (800) 952-0521

The Esthetic Skin Institute (ESI)

The Esthetic Skin Institute (ESI) is nationally recognized as the #1 choice in medical esthetic training and certification. ESI trains medical professionals focusing on medical and dental esthetic techniques through intensive hands-on workshops, including Advanced Botulinum Toxin A (Botox, Dysport and Xeomin) techniques and Dermal Filler implantation, addressing both the upper and lower face.

For more information, contact ESI at (866) 463-6881

Align Technology, Inc. (*Invisalign)

Align Technology, Inc (*Invisalign) is a global medical device company that pioneered the invisible orthodontics market with the introduction of clear aligner treatments that deliver effective, cutting-edge dental options for patients. Align Technology offers a range of digital treatment solutions for minor and complex orthodontic cases. Align Technology also offers Vivera Retainers, which are clear thermoplastic retainers, used for both Invisalign and non-Invisalgn patients. Invisalign provides hands-on training, educational events, online resources and webinars for both orthodontists and general dentists to achieve excellent clinical outcomes for patients.

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Pi Dental Center- Teeth in a Day

Training at Pi Dental Center is unparalleled to any other program for this highly skilled, advanced and esthetically pristine treatment. The leader’s of Fort Washington’s Pi Team, Drs. Tom Balshi and Glenn Wolfinger have immersed themselves in research and clinical studies focusing upon the efficient delivery of prosthetic Smiles built upon dental implants. The treatment Teeth in a Day protocol belongs exclusively to Pi Dental Center. Drs. Tom and Shannon Galinis take pride in using this technology to produce extraordinary and life changing Smiles!

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