About Authority Dental

Having a healthy smile gives you unlimited confidence and inspires others around you. At Authority Dental we care about your teeth and you should too!

We believe everyone should have access to reliable and accurate dental information. That’s why we’re on a mission to provide you with the best answers to your dental questions. We cover topics such as dental implants, dentures, dental discount plans, and more.

All the content you see on Authority Dental is reviewed for medical accuracy by a dentist or a dental technician.You can trust us to bring you the highest quality information possible.

We are the fastest growing dentistry website online. Each month, we have over 200’000 people who use Authority Dental as their trusted source for oral health.

Our articles were featured in Bankrate, Business Insider, Guardian Insurance, Spirit Dental, University Health News and many more. What’s this mean for you?

It means that you’re part of the fastest growing and the most reliable oral health community online when you’re here at Authority Dental.

Medical reviewers

We teamed up with the best dentists and dental technicians to bring you the most accurate and trustworthy content.

Dr. Samuel Rosehill BDSc (Hons 1), MMktg, MBA, FICD, FPFA

Dr Samuel Rosehill graduated with first class honours from The University of Queensland in 2009. Sam has lectured nationally and internationally on dental diseases and was the winner of the International Association of Dental Research Asia-Pacific research prize. Since completing dentistry, Sam has co-authored a book for recent graduate dentists that is distributed to every graduating dental student in Australia, and has worked closely with digital planning techniques for smile design. Sam holds two masters degrees in Marketing and Business administration, and maintains an academic interest in organisational design and communications. In the clinic, Dr Rosehill performs all aspects of general dentistry, in addition to oral surgery and implant therapy. He is a Fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy and International College of Dentists. When not treating patients, you can find Sam making 3D printed creations and playing guitar. He practices in Coffs Harbour, at Ethical Dental and Orthodontics.

Dr. Melba Ross Akinwande, DMD

Dr. Akinwande graduated from the University of Louisville School of Dentistry. While attending dental school, she participated in several outreach programs, including an extended mission to Africa, to treat the poor and less privileged. After graduating from dental school, Dr. Akinwande studied at the prestigious University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, learning general practice residency and performing complex procedures and surgeries in an acute care setting. She continued her education by completing hundreds of hours of training, to enhance her skills and to better serve her patients. Dr Akinwande’s clinical interests and specialities include implant dentistry, restorative dentistry and cosmetic dentistry. Restoring smiles and giving patients confidence in the most fundamental and social means of facial expression is a crucial goal for her dental practice. Due to her education, practical training and experience, most dental procedures are performed at her practice: Chesterfield Dentistry, with only a few extreme cases referred out to specialists.

Dr. Nathaniel Fogel DMD

Dr. Nathaniel Fogel was born and raised in Queens, NY, he attended dental school at University of Maryland, graduated in 2012, and completed an advanced education in general dentistry (AEGD) in 2013. After working in various family and cosmetic dentistry offices in the Baltimore vicinity, Dr. Fogel decided to open his own dental practice in Columbia, Maryland. He enthusiastically cares for patients of all ages with his trademark passion, precision, and pleasant demeanor.He is associated with the Maryland State Dental Association, Howard County Dental Association, American Dental Association, and Maimonides Dental Study Club. Dr. Fogel lives in Baltimore with his wife Ayelet and their children, Daniella and Tamir.

Dr. Troy Bartels DDS

Upon early acceptance to the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, Dr. Troy Bartels completed his Advanced General Dentistry Residency. He was awarded the New Dentist of Arkansas Award in 2008. Dr. Bartels practices general dentistry on staff at the dental department of St. Bernard’s Medical Center. He is a Fellow of Pierre Fauchard Academy, a member of the Arkansas State Dental Association and American Dental Association, and on the board of Delta Dental of Arkansas. He opened his own practice — Troy Bartels Family Dentistry — in 1999 in Jonesboro, AR.

Dr. Hector Trevino DMD

Dr. Hector Trevino was raised in South Padre Island, Texas. Due to an early interest in the dental field, he attended the South Texas High school for Health Professions. Having enjoyed his experience rotating through dental offices in high school, Dr. Trevino went on to study pre-dental biology at the University of Texas Pan American and graduated in three years. He then attended Midwestern University College of Dental Medicine in Illinois where he earned his Doctorate in Dental Medicine and met his wife, Allie. After experiencing four years of sub-zero winters, Dr. Trevino is excited to return to Texas. In his spare time he enjoys reading, playing ukulele and going to the beach, presumably the effects of growing up on an island.

Carol Priddy, Dental Laboratory Technician

Carol has 10 years of experience in the dental industry. She is working in a national dental laboratory. Carol started as a fixed technician and after seven months she was promoted to training. She trains new technicians anatomy, smile design and task training in all aspects of fixed, removable, digital and implants. She orders all of the implant parts and regularly assists dentists with implant questions.

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