Dr. Abeles serves as a Clinical Instructor and Regional Director at the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, one of the most prestigious post-graduate teaching centers in North America. He instructs and mentors dentists from all over the world on the latest dental technologies and techniques.
Dr. Abeles is one of only a few dentists in the world who has completed the Advanced and Masters programs at the Las Vegas Institute. As a speaker and educator, he’s taught in virtually every major city in North America.
LVI is world renowned as the premier post-graduate teaching institution in dentistry today. Thousands of dentists from the U.S., Canada, Europe and Australia have visited LVI’s state-of-the-art 62,000 square foot facility to receive hands-on training in the most advanced dental procedures available. Dr. Abeles joined the faculty as a Clinical Instructor in 1998. As Regional Director for LVI, Dr. Abeles also conducts post-graduate courses in Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee, training dentists throughout the year in neuromuscular and cosmetic dentistry.
Dr. Abeles graduated from Emory University Dental School in 1977. He’s an active member of The American Dental Association, Georgia Dental Association, Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry and the International Association of Comprehensive Aesthetics.
He’s a published author, been featured on the cover of the profession’s biggest magazines and consults with major dental manufacturers on the development of new dental products. National lecture subjects include neuromuscular and TMJ dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, complex restorative techniques and practice development.
Dr. Abeles is an accomplished jazz and concert pianist. He’s performed for three U.S. Presidents, appeared with Jerry Lewis, Vic Damone and numerous Hollywood celebrities. He’s been a guest artist with the Atlanta Pops Symphony Orchestra, been featured on 11 Alive television and still entertains at charity events in the Atlanta Area.