Les Latner, DDS, Appointed to Advisory Board of Consumer Guide to Dentistry

January 29, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
Les Latner, DDS, of Los Angeles, Calif., has been appointed to the Advisory Board of Consumer Guide to Dentistry, a leading provider of online education about dentistry and oral health.

Dr. Latner is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) and a master of the Academy of General Dentistry (MAGD) a distinction held by fewer than 10 dentists. In addition to running a successful dental practice in Los Angeles, Dr. Latner also is a clinical assistant professor at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He is featured as a top Los Angeles cosmetic dentist in the Consumer Guide to Dentistry Dentist Directory, and examples of his work are featured in the Cosmetic Dentistry Before and After Photo Gallery.

Dr. Latner earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery from Washington University in St. Louis. He completed a two-year residency at the Children's Hospital Los Angeles and a specialized residency in pediatric dentistry at the University of Southern California. Dr. Latner has been published in the Journal of the American College of Dentists and is a frequent lecturer on the subject of cosmetic dentistry. A committed member of the dental community, his affiliations include the American Dental Association, the Los Angeles Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the Academy of Sports Dentistry.

"We are privileged to welcome Dr. Latner to our advisory board," said Allison DiMatteo, editor of Consumer Guide to Dentistry. "His participation in the editorial process will help us further develop Consumer Guide to Dentistry and ensure the quality and accuracy of the content we produce."

Online at www.YourDentistryGuide.com, Consumer Guide to Dentistry served more than a million visitors in 2009. The website has more than 100 pages of dentist-reviewed content, including sections about teeth whitening, bad breath, dental braces, Lumineers, dental implants, TMJ, toothaches and more. It is accredited by the Health on the Net Foundation.

Consumer Guide to Dentistry is produced by Ceatus Media Group, an online publisher of consumer health information portals.