Les Kalman B.Sc (Hon), DDS
Les Kalman graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a doctor of dental surgery degree in 1999. He then completed a GPR at the London Health Sciences Centre. He has been involved in general dentistry within private practice since 2000. He has served as the chief of dentistry at the Strathroy-Middlesex General hospital. In 2011, he transitioned to full-time academics as an assistant professor at the Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry. Kalman’s research focuses on clinical innovations, including the Virtual Facebow app. Kalman is also the Director of the Dental Outreach Community Services (DOCS) program, which provides free dentistry within the community.
Kalman has authored articles ranging from pediatric impression to immediate implant surgery in both Canadian and American journals. He has been a product evaluator for several companies, including GC America and Clinician’s Choice. Kalman is the co-owner of Research Driven, a company that deals with intellectual property development. Kalman is a member of the American Society for Forensic Odontology, International Team for Implantology, Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the International Congress of Oral Implantology. He has been recognized as an Academic Associate Fellow (AAID) and Diplomate (ICOI). In his spare time, Kalman enjoys photography as an accredited MotoGP photojournalist.