Avinash Bidra, DDS, MS, FACP is a Board Certified Maxillofacial Prosthodontist and Professor and Director of the Prosthodontics Residency Program at UCONN School of Dental Medicine. He owns a private practice in Glastonbury, CT where he works part time, focused on implant surgery and prosthodontics. He lectures at national and international meetings, as well as published extensively in international scientific journals on full arch fixed prostheses. He has extensive experience with full arch fixed prostheses and has developed diagnostic and treatment protocols that are used by several clinicians as well as prosthodontics residency programs worldwide. He has invented implant prosthetic components that are commercially available and is a co-inventor of a new implant design.