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Sports Dentistry


Thomas J. Balshi, DDS, FACP Thomas J. Balshi, DDS, FACP, Prosthodontics Intermedica Dental Implant Center, 467 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Washington, PA 19034 TEL:   215-646-6334 FAX: 215-643-1149

Dr Thomas J. Balshi is one of the true "superstars of dentistry." He is the founder of Prosthodontics Intermedica, one of the premier dental

practices on the planet. Dr Balshi is also the founder the Institute for Facial Esthetics which offers Surgical & Prosthetic Training in the Br�nemark Implant System. He is an expert on avoiding and managing complications with osseointegrated implants and lectures extensively around the world. Dr. Balshi studied under Professor Per Ingvar Branemark. He is a researcher for Nobel Biocare and conducts studies, clinical evaluations and publishes extensively. He is a faculty member at his dental alma mater Temple University and is Past President of the prestigious Joseph E Ewing Dental Study Group. Dr. Balshi frequently appears on educational television and radio and has produced several videos. His list of memberships and accolades is incredible and may be visited online. Dr Balshi wrote Oral prosthodontic rehabilitation for traumatic sports injury. In Current Therapy in Sports Medicine (Third Edition), Torg/Shephard (eds) Dental Clinics of North America, 1991:43-51


Knowlton.jpg (72149 bytes) Richard D. Knowlton, DMD, General Dentistry, 102 West High Street, Elizabethtown, PA 17022 TEL: 717-367-1560 FAX: 717-367-8856

Rick Knowlton DMD, MAGD, graduated from Temple University School of Dentistry in 1983. He has been a guest lecturer on Sports Dentistry since 1996. In February 2000, Dr. Knowlton spoke at

the Liberty Dental Conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Rick is the Team dentist for the Central Penn Piranhas Football Team. This team captured the IFL League Championship for three consecutive seasons. In addition, Rick has been associated with the AHL’s Hershey Bears Hockey Team. Since 1995 Dr. Knowlton has been actively involved running a continuing education program through the Pennsylvania AGD. Approximately 125 dentists from five different states regularly attend. For three separate years this program has been recognized by the AGD and given its Continuing Education Award of Excellence. Since 1983, Dr. Knowlton has maintained a full time private practice in General Dentistry.


Dr. Wolfinger Glenn J. Wolfinger, DMD, FACP, Prosthodontics Intermedica Dental Implant Center, 467 Pennsylvania Avenue, Fort Washington, PA 19034 TEL:   215-646-6334 FAX: 215-643-1149

Dr. Glenn Wolfinger is a Board Certified Prosthodontist practicing at Prosthodontics Intermedica in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.

He graduated Tufts University School of Dental Medicine; General Practice Residency,Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia; Residency in Combined Prosthodontics, Veterans Administration Out-Patient Clinic, Boston; Clinical Fellow, Department of Prosthodontics, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine, Boston; Former Assistant Clinical Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Temple University School of Dentistry; Staff Prosthodontist, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Philadelphia; Prosthodontic Instructor, Episcopal Hospital Pediatric Dental Residency Program, Philadelphia; Private Practice, Prosthodontics Intermedica, Fort Washington, Pennsylvania; Board Certified Prosthodontist; Member of the Student Relations Committee of the Academy of Osseointegration; Past-President of the Pennsylvania Prosthodontic Association; Member of numerous dental organizations.Dr. Wolfinger participates in numerous research projects which have been presented as oral presentations, posters and table clinics at major national and international meetings and has had many articles published in refereed journals. He is an Expert Guest Commentator for Dental Implant Perspectives, a Product Evaluator for Clinical Research Associates and L.D. Caulk, and has reviewed articles submitted for publication to scientific journals, most notably the Journal of the American Dental Association and the Journal of Prosthodontics.


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