Speaker Biographies




Doug Lambert, DDS

  Doug Lambert, DDS

Douglas L. Lambert graduated from the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management in 1980 and the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry in 1984, where he received the Outstanding Senior Student Award and the Quintessence Award. He is a Fellow in the American College of Dentists, the Pierre Fauchard Academy, the Academy for Sports Dentistry, the American Society for Dental Aesthetics, and a Diplomat of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry. He has been recognized annually as one of the Top Dental Educators by Dentistry Today for thirteen consecutive years, and has been honored as a Top Dentist by Minneapolis/St. Paul abd for Minnesota Monthly magazines each year the past twelve years. Dr. Lambert has held many societal positions in organized dentistry including Past President of the Minneapolis District Dental Society, six years as a Trustee to the Minnesota Dental Association, and a delegate to the American Dental Association. He has authored and co-authored several articles on cosmetic and aesthetic topics, and has presented numerous lectures and hands-on seminars nationally and internationally for dental organizations, universities and study clubs, and is part of the education team for the Post-Graduate Course in Esthetic Dentistry at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry and the Catapult Group. He also serves as an independent consultant and clinical researcher for many dental manufacturers, and as the team dentist for the Minnesota Lynx of the WNBA. Dr. Lambert is senior partner in an aesthetic-based practice in Edina, Minnesota emphasizing cosmetic, comprehensive, and sports dentistry.




Courses Taught:

“Play Ball!” Hands-On Fabrication of Custom Athletic Mouthguards
- Combined Full Day Lecture and Hands-On Workshop

Prevent, Restore… and Explore!
- Half Day Lecture




Drs. Morgan & Presley

  Drs. Morgan & Presley, DDS

Jaimeé Morgan, DDS

Dr. Morgan received her dental degree from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. She divides her professional career between clinical practice and teaching. Her lectures have spanned the globe from the United States to Europe, South America, Australia and Asia. She regularly contributes articles to dental periodicals and journals on cosmetic dental techniques for the general practice. She has served as a founding member of the South Texas Chapter of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, and has given numerous lectures at major national dental meetings. She has served on the Board of Directors of the American Orthodontic Society. Salt Lake City, Utah is the site of her dental practice where she provides both cosmetic restorative and orthodontic treatment with her husband, Dr. Stan Presley. She has earned the reputation of teaching cosmetic and orthodontic techniques using a practical approach that is both enjoyable and useful.

Stan Presley, DDS

Dr. Presley received his dental degree from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1977. His training at the L.D. Pankey Institute and extensive straight wire orthodontic training has provided him with a sound cosmetic treatment philosophy. Dr. Presley was one of the founding members of the South Texas Chapter of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry where he served as Secretary and Vice-President. In recognition of the need to provide an alternative to porcelain restorations in his practice, Dr. Presley focused his attention on conservative esthetic restoration combined with orthodontic treatment. He is co-developer of the Simplified Layering Technique for composites along with his wife, Dr. Jaimeé Morgan. Dr. Presley lectures internationally using both didactic and hands-on courses and has contributed numerous articles demonstrating realistic and learnable procedures for general practitioners. He currently practices orthodontics, cosmetic and restorative dentistry with his wife Dr. Jaimeé Morgan in Salt Lake City, Utah.


Courses Taught:

Clear Aligner Therapy: A Total Solution for Minor Tooth Movement
- Half Day Lecture
- Combined Full Day Lecture and Hands-On Workshop




Ray R. Padilla, DDS

  Ray R. Padilla, DDS

Dr. Padilla is a 1978 graduate of the USC School of Dentistry and is on the faculty at the UCLA School of Dentistry. His involvement in sports dentistry includes the 1984 Los Angeles Summer Olympic Games, World Cup Soccer 1994, 1999 and 2003. He is the Team Dentist for UCLA Athletics, the Los Angeles Galaxy Major League Soccer Team and USA National Soccer Teams. Dr. Padilla has published many articles on dental appliance pressure thermoforming, mouthguards, trauma treatment and prevention and organized www.sportsdentistry.com. He has authored a trauma prevention chapter in the textbook "A Clinical Guide to Dental Traumatology", published by Mosby. An international speaker, he has lectured in Australia, Japan, Switzerland, Germany, Canada, Spain, Mexico, Greece and numerous USA venues such as AGD, ADA, CDA, Chicago Midwinter, Texas Meeting and Yankee Congress. Dr. Padilla maintains a private practice in Manhattan Beach, California.




Courses Taught:

Custom Sports Mouthguards and Sports Dentistry
- Combined Full Day Lecture and Hands-On Workshop




Deborah S. Ruddell, DDS, PA

  Deborah S. Ruddell, DDS, PA

Dr. Ruddell has been practicing in southwest Florida for 25 years and is an accomplished Cosmetic and Implant Restorative Dentist. Her emphasis is on providing comprehensive care, while creating natural looking dentistry while utilizing the most advanced materials and procedures.

Dr. Ruddell received her BS in Biology in 1981 from Truman State University in Kirkville, Missouri. She then attended the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, graduating in 1985. After practicing for one year in Kirksville, she relocated to Ft. Myers, Florida as an associate dentist. Dr. Ruddell has been in solo private practice since 1988.

She has done numerous presentations on: "The Concept of Minor Tooth Movement using Essix Appliances", "Immediate Load Provisionalization of Full Arch Implants Restorations", "Comprehensive Treatment Planning" and "Aesthetic Immediate Loading of Anterior Restorations".

Dr. Ruddell is a member of several professional associations including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the Perio-Prosthesis Implant Study Club. Dr. Ruddell’s practice is based on the "Concept of Complete and Comprehensive Dentistry", which she learned from Peter Dawson DDS and has practiced for 22 years. In 2011, Dr. Ruddell was named to www.usatopdentists.com by her peers.

Her most recent adventure is utilization of CAD/CAM Dentistry and Implant Restoration Design.

When not performing dentistry (her first love) Dr. Ruddell likes to golf, fish and read.




Courses Taught:

Clear Aligner Therapy: A Total Solution for Minor Tooth Movement
- Half Day Lecture
- Combined Full Day Lecture and Hands-On Workshop

In-Office Appliance Fabrication
- Combined Full Day Lecture and Hands-On Workshop




Lori Trost, DMD

  Lori Trost, DMD

Dr. Trost maintains a private dental practice in Columbia, IL that merges contemporary esthetic dentistry with a minimally invasive approach to patient care. Her practice and team pride themselves in utilizing the most current technology and continuing education both in patient care and treatment options. Dr. Trost earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in both Biological Science and Chemistry from SIU-Carbondale and went on to complete her dental education at Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine. She is a member of the ADA, AGD, ADFE and a founding board member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodontics.

Her passion for teaching continuing education courses finds her lecturing extensively throughout the United States and Canada. Dr. Trost has authored a variety articles relating to dental procedures, techniques, and materials. She also actively participates in clinical research and consults to the top dental companies. Her vision for dentistry, leadership, and entrepreneurial spirit has been recognized by the American Dental Association with a Shils Foundation Award. Her webinars and programs are informative, energetic, and refreshing.

Dr. Trost is married with two children, enjoys travel, photography, entertaining, reading and is an accomplished classical pianist.




Courses Taught:

Clear Aligner Therapy: A Total Solution for Minor Tooth Movement
- Half Day Lecture
- Combined Full Day Lecture and Hands-On Workshop




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