Implant Prosthodontics

About The Mentor

Dr. Kapil Mahajan

Dr. Amit Punj

Amit Punj B.D.S., D.M.D., M.C.R., F.A.C.P., F.A.G.D. Amit Punj is the president and founder of Dental Educators International LLC. He is a board certified Prosthodontist and currently an assistant professor and clinical director of restorative dentistry at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland OR, USA. A native of Mumbai, he earned a BDS degree from Karnataka University and practiced in Mumbai for a few years before immigrating to USA. He graduated from Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston with a Doctor of Dental Medicine degree and practiced general dentistry in Atlanta and the greater Chicago area in the capacity of regional managing clinical director for 6 years. His pursuit for further education led him to earn a certificate in prosthodontics from Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York City. Upon completion, he decided to pursue an academic career path at Oregon Health and Science University where he completed a Master of Clinical Research degree from the School of Medicine. At the same university’s dental school he is a course director for occlusion and advanced prosthodontics. Dr. Punj is actively involved in research, has published in world renowned peer reviewed journals and maintains a private practice dedicated to prosthodontics and implants. His interests include digital dentistry, implants and dental material science He is a recipient of teaching awards, has lectured regionally, nationally and internationally. He is a diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists and Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. He is actively involved in organized dentistry in the U.S. and regularly attends continuing education conferences and seminars.