Meet the Speakers

Below are a group of speakers specifically chosen to provide you with the most exceptional educational experience in today's dental landscape.


Dr. Adamo E. Notarantonio, DDS

Dr. Adamo Notarantonio is a graduate of the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine (2002), where he received honors in both removable and fixed prosthodontics.  

Dr. Adamo was Accredited by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry in 2011, and recently received his Fellowship in the AACD. He is the 80th person worldwide to achieve this honor. He was further honored by the Academy when asked to serve as a consultant and examiner for the Accreditation and Fellowship processes.

In 2016, Dr. Adamo was awarded the AACD’s Rising Star Award.  Dr. Adamo has been re-elected to serve on the American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry®, is the most recent past chairman of the ABCD, and has recently been appointed the Accreditation Chairman of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.


Dr. Jorge R. Blanco, DDS

Dr. Blanco is a general dentist who has been practicing in South Miami, Florida, for 30 years. He graduated from the University of Tennessee School of Dentistry in 1988 and completed a general practice residency at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach in 1989. A longtime leader in cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Blanco has been an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry since 2008. He is a graduate of the Rosenthal Aesthetic Advantage Hands-On Continuum and has served as a clinical instructor for the program since 2004. He also served as attending dentist to the Mount Sinai General Practice Residency program in Miami Beach. 


Dr. Sonia Leziy, DDS

Dr. Leziy, periodontist, maintains a full-time practice in Vancouver British Columbia. She is a clinical associate professor at the University of British Columbia. She was awarded the Lucy Hobbs Award for mentorship in 2013, the Saul Schluger Award for excellence in teaching and education in 2014; she is recognized by Dentistry Today as a leader in continuing education.

She is the Executive VP of Clinical Affairs for the Seattle Study Club.  She is the implant section editor of the Journal Inside Dentistry, co-editor of the implant special edition for CCED (2019), is a member of numerous editorial boards, and is published in the areas of implant esthetics.