Elie Ferneini, DMD, MD, MHS, MBA, FACS is a practicing Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon in Cheshire Connecticut. He is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University (B.S.), Quinnipiac University (M.H.S., M.B.A.), University of Connecticut (D.M.D., M.D.). Dr. Ferneini completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery residency and is currently an associate clinical professor at the University of Connecticut School of Dental Medicine. He has a long history of conducting research resulting in over 130 scientific publications and book chapters. He has lectured nationally and internationally. He is on the editorial board of multiple scientific journals. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Ferneini is a co-editor of eight textbooks on all aspects of oral surgery. He lives in Hamden Connecticut with his wife and three children.