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Dr. Laurence Rifkin
Should The FDA Update It's Recommendations?
Dr. Laurence Rifkin joins Dr. DeSilva to discuss the recent findings of a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee that suggests the agency should look at updated data on mercury amalgam dental fillings that may indicate possible medical problems for patients.
Dr. Laurence R. Rifkin practices dentistry in Beverly Hills, California, with a focus on Dento-Facial Aesthetics and Comprehensive Periodontal-Implant Rehabilitation. Dr. Rifkin graduated USC School of Dentistry in 1976 where he received his dental degree. As an international lecturer, Dr. Rifkin has spoken to numerous dental and cosmetic surgery academies on various topics such as: Team Approach to Comprehensive Facial Beauty, Natural Beauty for Teeth and Implants, Microscopic Dentistry, and Complete Mouth Rehabilitation. In addition to lecturing, he has also been a faculty member of Both USC and UCLA’s schools of Dentistry. Dr. Rifkin is also a member of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry, American and European Academies of Esthetic Dentistry as well as one of the few dental members of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He has published numerous papers in Facial Aesthetics and restorative and implant supported dentistry.
Dr. Derrick DeSilva