About Ian van Zyl

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Teaching History:

Assistant Professor University of the Pacific School of Dentistry and Faculty Practice: 1998 - 2004.

Teaching students how to do more complex restorative dentistry as Director of Aesthetics Clinic, UOP 2000 - 2004.

Lectures 1999-2010 at the California Dental Association annual meetings in Anaheim, CA on Aesthetics, Microsculpture/Tooth Preparation and Fast Temporaries

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His University of Michigan training was on a Harkness Scholarship and a Fulbright Scholarship.

 

Dental Practices: 

Oxford, U.K. 1992 - 1993

Saudia Arabia 1993 - 1995

Worked at Mission Prosthodontics with Terry Eggleston

In June, 2001, he bought and built-up Happy Smiles Dental Practice in Middletown, CA (Lake County)

He also practiced with Dr. Harry Albers in Santa Rosa

 

Publishing History: 

2003, "Critical Decisions in Peridontology" (Walter B. Hall Book Publisher)

1988 - 2002, articles in many professional journals

Simulated Smile Design - electric motor hand pieces

 

Biggest Influences in His Life:

"My Scottish mother, Margery, who holds a Master of Arts and MD, general and naturopathic and my father, a Rhodes Scholar and retired nuclear physicist." 

 

Hobbies: 

When not striving to keep his patients happy and healthy, he enjoys traveling, art, opera, ballet, skiing, cycling, gardening, cooking, hiking, dancing and his doggies.