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The Founders


Dr. R. David Sager, graduated from Washington University School of Dental Medicine in 1975 and subsequently completed a Hospital General Dentistry Residency at Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Chicago in 1977.He is the past president of the Academy of Dentistry for the Handicapped, federating president of the Federation of Special Care Organizations in Dentistry, and the president of the nonprofit Institute for Advanced Healthcare Studies, Inc.. He is widely published, has lectured internationally and served as  President and CEO of Altatec Biotechnologies, NA from 1999-2004 obtaining FDA clearance and initiating USA sales and marketing for the Camlog Implant System (German). He is active in multiple dental, civic and charitable organizations, and maintained a surgical and prosthetic hospital/general dentistry practice in Manhattan, Kansas for 35 years until retirement in 2016.

Dr. Howard Kay, graduated from Emory University School of Dentistry in 1968, served two years as a dental officer in the US Navy and subsequently completed a 2-year CAGS Residency in Prosthodontics from Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry in 1972.   He has served as an Assistant Clinical Professor in Graduate Prosthodontics at Boston University and University of Florida Schools of Dentistry, and as an Adjunct Clinical Professor at Nova Southeastern University College of Dentistry. He is an Internationally noted lecturer and author/co-author of numerous journal articles and the text, Periodontal & Prosthetic Management for Advanced Cases. He continues practicing prosthodontics on a part-time basis in West Palm Beach, FL.

Dr. Bernard Keough, graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry in 1972, served two years as a Dental Officer in the US Air Force and subsequently completed a 2-year CAGS Residency program in prosthodontics at the Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry in 1976.  Dr. Keough also coauthored the text Periodontal & Prosthetic Management for Advanced Cases, authored journal articles on prosthodontics, and published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals on topics relating to dental reconstruction, occlusion, and all-ceramic restorations. He maintained a practice limited to prosthetic dentistry in West Palm Beach, FL, for more than 35 years, until his retirement in 2017.