International Dentist of the Year

The International Dentist of the Year Award is given to an AAID member who has demonstrated leadership in the following areas:

1. Demonstration of international growth of the AAID

2. Provide CE programs in the international district that attracts members to the AAID

3. Engage in the International Caucus at the AAID Annual Conferences

4. Help develop programs to promote education under the auspices of the AAID

Past International Dentist of the Year Award Winners

Dr. Robert J. Miller of Delray Beach, Florida (2021)

Dr. Yasunari Hotta of Japan (2020)

Dr. Ninette Banday of the United Arab Emirates (2019)

Dr. Dibyendu Mazumdar of India (2018)

Dr. Mahesh Verma of India (2017)

Image of International Dentist of the Year Robert J Miller2021 International Dentist of the Year: Robert J. Miller, DDS, FAAID, DABOI/ID of Delray Beach, Florida

Dr. Miller received his BA from New York University in 1981 and MA in Biology from Hofstra University in the following year. He graduated with honors from New York University College of Dentistry where he received the International College of Dentists Award for clinical excellence and then completed his residency at Flushing Medical Center in New York City.

Dr. Miller became an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry in 2001 and a Fellow in 2002. He was a member of the AAID Speakers Guild from 2004 to 2005, and the Public Relations Committee in 2006. Additionally, he is a Board-Certified Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry since 2001, Honored Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry in 2012, and serves as chairman of the Department of Oral Implantology at the Atlantic Coast Dental Research Clinic in Palm Beach, FL. He is director of The Center for Advanced Aesthetic and Implant Dentistry in Delray Beach, FL, and co-director of the Pacific Implant for Advanced Dental Education.