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Rebecca Poling, D.D.S., M.S.D.

President and CEO


Dr. Rebecca Poling graduated from dental hygiene at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry and attended Johns Hopkins University with course work toward her MPH. She taught dental students management of expanded function auxiliaries for two years at the dental school at the University of Maryland.


She then moved to Alaska and developed and directed the Dental Hygiene Program at the University of Alaska, Anchorage. Then and now, this program continues to be one of the top dental hygiene programs in the US as indicated by outstanding scores on the Dental Hygiene National Boards.


After that, she attended dental school at the University of Washington in Seattle and she received her dental degree and her orthodontic degree. She was President of her dental school Senior Class and involved in the Dental School's Curriculum Committee as a student representative.


In the 1980s she returned to Anchorage and established her orthodontic practice. Dr. Poling developed an oral hygiene program for the Anchorage Dental Society that was given by dentists in 54 elementary schools in Anchorage from 1986 through 1989. She was also a Commissioner on the Anchorage Health and Human Services Commission from 1989 until 1991.


In 1995 Dr. Poling achieved Board Certification from the American Board of Orthodontics. She is past president of the Alaska State Society of Orthodontists and past Director from Alaska on the Board of Directors of the PCSO. From 1999 until 2002 she was the PCSO representative on the Council of Orthodontic Practice and involved in the Transition Seminar and the Orthodontist as CEO program. She became an Active member of the Northwest Angle Society and Chair of the PCSO Continuing Education Committee.


Dr. Poling has published in the Journal of Dental Education and in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. She has also been a contributing author to the text Surgical Orthodontic Treatment by Drs. Proffit and White. She lectures frequently to orthodontic residents on "Finishing" and has lectured on staff training at regional, national, and international meetings.


She was on the orthodontic faculty at the University of the Pacific and is now on the faculty of New York University College of Dentistry and the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Adolescent Health Center.  She trains predoctoral dental students, orthodontic residents, pediatric dentistry residents, International dentists, and staff.


In 1998 Dr. Poling started the International Training Institute (ITI) for providing excellent clinical training for dental and orthodontic staff using multimedia animations, close-up video, online testing, clinical performance checklists, and other digital technology for delivery of training via the Internet. ITI Courses are used worldwide to teach dental professionals to perform clinical procedures with the highest standard of quality. The module, "Basic Oral Hygiene" was a winner in the American Dental Educators Association Technology Competition in 2002.


Dr. Poling currently lives in Manhattan. She has four grown children. She likes to teach others and be creative in coming up with new ways of doing things. She loves to travel, experience new cultures, and spend time with her children and friends.  





In charge of the corporation’s strategic technology direction, network operations, information technology systems and processes. Walter holds degrees in Marketing and IT from the University of Applied Sciences in St. Gallen, Switzerland. His experience spawns many industries, healthcare, financial, manufacturing and others.


He has worked for large international companies as well as for startups. Over his career Walter has been responsible for the launch of many large IT projects and his experience covers web services, data mining, geographical information systems as well as artificial intelligence solutions.




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