Tom Orent, DDS, a 1982 graduate of Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, was a founding member and has served as President of the New England Chapter of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He has been a guest lecturer at Tufts and a member of the faculty at Boston University Graduate School of Dentistry. Accredited by the AACD in 1990, Dr. Orent has served on the Ethics Committee and the Accreditation Review Board, and writes a column for and has served as Editor of the Journal of the AACD. A keynote speaker at numerous meetings throughout the U.S. and Canada, he has authored many articles and books. Dr. Orent created 1000 Gems Seminars® in 1988, which has drawn record attendance at many major meetings. He practices Esthetic Dentistry in Framingham, Massachusetts.