Dental lifestyle magazine expands signature awards to include categories for General Dentists and Dental Specialists; fall edition spotlights 80 professionals from across the United States.

On September 1, the fall issue of Incisal Edge, the leading lifestyle magazine for dental professionals nationwide, will publish digitally at and in print, reaching 130,000 readers via a direct mail distribution package with Dentaltown magazine. Inside: a pictorial honoring 80 of America’s rising stars of dentistry. (Shown on the cover, above: two honorees, Dr. Tyler and Elizabeth Carmack) An expansion of the magazine’s signature 40 Under 40 awards will include categories for General Dentists and Dental Specialists. Among this year’s recipients are 43 women and 37 men from 25 states. A complete list of this year’s winners is featured below, and at: Earlier this summer, honorees were invited to an exclusive high fashion photo shoot at The James Hotel – Nomad, New York City including renowned style director Joseph DeAcetis, a team of stylists assembled by Forbes, and the Incisal Edge staff. The photography portfolio created by editorial and commercial photographer Matt Furman and Macrae Marran will serve as the centerpiece of the magazine’s fall print and digital editions. More than 68 honorees and their guests attendedthe celebration, sponsored by 3M, Benco Dental, Carestream Dental, Midmark, Septodont and Vatech.

Honorees in the General Dentist category include:

Dr. Heidi B. Aaronson, Wellesley, Massachusetts Dr. Michelle Augello, Buffalo, New York Dr. Meredith Bailey, Boston, Massachusetts Dr. Andrew F. Bartish, Cincinnati, Ohio Dr. Sarah Blair, West Allis, Wisconsin Dr. Jaime S. Bremnes, Garden City and New York, New York Dr. Corey Brick, New York, New York Dr. Elizabeth Carmack, Rutland, Shaftsbury and Bennington, Vermont Dr. Tyler J. Carmack, Rutland, Shaftsbury and Bennington, Vermont Dr. Stanford Chen, Bellevue, Washington Dr. Riley D. Clark, Medford, Oregon Dr. Christen Dinkha, Chicago, Illinois Dr. Emily Dodds, Long Beach, California Dr. Dustin R. C. Dodds, Long Beach, California Dr. Ryan Dulde, Eagle, Wisconsin Dr. Kajuana Farrey, Riverdale and Moultrie, Georgia Dr. Brianna Ganson, Leawood, Kansas Dr. Randi Green, Springfield, Missouri Dr. Dan Iannotti, Valencia, California Dr. Joyce Kahng, Costa Mesa, California Dr. Sako Karakozian, Studio City, California Dr. Bill Keith, Mission, Kansas Dr. Brittany Kinol, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Dr. Arend Klooster, Holly Springs and Raleigh, North Carolina Dr. Rebecca Koenigsberg, New York, New York Dr. Taline Kotchounian, Studio City, California Dr. Kiwon Lee, Montvale, New Jersey Dr. Katie McCann Lee, Aurora, Colorado Dr. Jeff Moon, Haymarket, Virginia Dr. Brett Moore, Plymouth, Minnesota, Dr. Nicole R. Naylor, Denver, North Carolina Dr. JC Owens, Coal Township, Pennsylvania Dr. Seena Patel, Phoenix, Arizona Dr. Onika Patel, Phoenix, Arizona Dr. Shalin Patel, Dallas, Texas Dr. Rebecca Pounds, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Dr. Tricia Quartey-Sagaille, Brooklyn, New York Dr. Caleb Robinson, New Philadelphia, Ohio Dr. Jason Watts, Lithia, Florida Dr. Richard J. Weber, Tabernacle, New Jersey.

Honorees in the Dental Specialist category include:

Dr. Huda Aljonaidy, Ormond Beach, Florida Dr. Daniel Cassarella, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Dr. Quinn Chan, Lincoln, Massachusetts Dr. Monica Chandran, Olney, Maryland Dr. Rita Chuang, Torrance, California Dr. Charlie Clark, Gilbert and Chandler, Arizona Dr. Tori-Thuy Conrad, Chanhassen, Minnesota Dr. Mark M. Dawoud, Palm Harbor, Florida Dr. Hemant Dhawan, Cumming and Alpharetta, Georgia Dr. Nasem Dunlop, Foothill Ranch, California Dr. Troy Eans, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Dr. Roselyne Gichana, Falls Church, Virginia Dr. Susan Hernandez, Brooklyn, New York Dr. Kevin Kennedy, Clarksville, Tennessee Dr. Nicholas A. Lavoie, Swansea, Massachusetts Dr. Tommy Lee, Montvale, New Jersey and New York, New York Dr. Setareh Aghabak Lavasani, Pomona, California Dr. Danielle Lombardi, New York, New York Dr. Shawn Marsh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Dr. Ryan Mendro, Winter Garden, Florida Dr. Justin Messina, Englewood, New Jersey Dr. Alexis K. Moore, Valencia, California Dr. Bar Nguyen, Spring and Katy, Texas Dr. Lizzie O’Dell, Hurricane, West Virginia Dr. BiNa Oh, Lincoln, Massachusetts Dr. Valerie Okehie, Greenbelt, Maryland Dr. Liliana Ortiz, New York, New York Dr. Hubert J. Park, Lynn, Massachusetts Dr. Mary Regina Pham, Placentia, Garden Grove, and Costa Mesa, California Dr. Sean Pierce, Newport Beach and Tustin, California Dr. Joel M. Preminger, Cedarhurst, New York Dr. Kadambari Rawal, Boston, Massachusetts Dr. Samantha Rawdin, New York, New York Dr. Tunhina Sen Roy, Little Falls, New Jersey Dr. Yuliya Salmeron, Austin, Texas Dr. Andrea Smith, Wyomissing, Pennsylvania Dr. Sarah Stipho, Framingham, Massachusetts Dr. Walter D. Thames, Garden Ridge, Texas Dr. Alexander Volchonok, New York, New York and Greenwich, Connecticut Dr. Stephanie Zeller, Seattle, Washington. Published by Benco Dental since 1997, Incisal Edge celebrates dentists’ achievements both inside the operatory and during their hard-earned downtime — and nothing better exemplifies this than the magazine’s annual 40 Under 40 edition, a series of informative profiles of the finest young practitioners in the profession. Renowned for their medical innovations, volunteer work and philanthropy or a commitment to outstanding patient care, these 80 honorees— nominated by industry experts from around the country and vetted by an independent panel — represent the best of dentistry today, and the promise of even better dentistry tomorrow. To learn more about Incisal Edge, visit:

About Incisal Edge

Knowledge. Success. Life. Those three words, printed on the cover of every issue, guide editorial content for the national’s premier dental lifestyle magazine — Incisal Edge. Published by Benco Dental since 1997, Incisal Edge celebrates dentists’ achievements both inside the operatory and during their hard-earned downtime. Known for its “40 Under 40 — America’s Best Young Dentists,” which highlights the country’s brightest rising stars, the magazine’s content ranges from “The 32 Most Influential People in Dentistry” and news about the latest techniques, tools, and dental practice designs, to the best in travel, automobiles, and timepieces. Incisal Edge magazine’s print edition reaches 130,000 readers quarterly via a direct mail distribution package with Dentaltown magazine. Digitally,, leads with dynamic visuals and follows with exclusive web content, an improved mobile experience, and a centralized nomination hub for the magazine’s signature awards: the aforementioned 40 Under 40, the Lucy Hobbs Project Awards for Exemplary Women in Dentistry and the Incisal Edge Design Competition for interior design, architecture and space planning within the dental profession.

About Benco Dental

Benco Dental, headquartered in Northeastern Pennsylvania, is the largest family-owned dental distributor in the United States, offering a full array of supplies, equipment and services to dentists across the nation.  Founded in 1930 by Benjamin Cohen, the company has remained family-owned and focused on its unique mission to “deliver success, smile after smile.” Within the past 88 years, the company has grown from a single downtown location to a national network that includes five distribution centers, and three design showrooms, one at the company’s Pa. headquarters, one in Southern California, and one in Texas. Benco, which has been named one of Fortune Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma for the past three years, one of the NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women for the second consecutive year, and Pennsylvania’s Best Places to Work® for 12 of the past 14 years, is proud to feature a highly skilled team of more than 400 professionally trained sales representatives and over 300 factory-trained service technicians. For more information, visit or call 1.800.GO.BENCO.