Lola Snidman - Founder, President
Dr. Mark Kochman - Board of Advisors
Dr. Ryan Slaten - Board of Advisors
Dr. Efram Kazman - Board of Advisors
Lola Snidman is an active, passionate, advocate of the cosmetic dentistry profession and has served for the last 28 years as Director of the Kochman Dental Center, one of Canada's leading cosmetic dental facilities.
Lola is recognised as the influential force behind many innovative techniques that have become widely used in the cosmetic dental industry today, which include multi-media awareness campaigns that successfully educate consumers about the benefits of cosmetic dentistry.
After being directly involved in thousands of cosmetic dentistry cases and gaining an intimate understanding of the impact a confident smile can have on a person's self esteem, Lola is now directing her tireless energy to her
latest inspiration - Cosmetic Dentistry Grants -(www.cosmeticdentistrygrants.org) a research, information and funding organization that will provide up to $1 million each year in cosmetic dentistry grants to candidates that wish to improve their smile and self-confidence.
When she's not revolutionizing new concepts that help make cosmetic dentistry accessible and cost-free, Lola is travelling the world, spending many weeks each year educating herself about upcoming trends, advances
and improvements in the area of reconstructive (implant) dentistry.
Lola was born and raised in Toronto, Canada where she presently lives. In her spare time she enjoys reading, skiing, travelling, and scuba diving with her husband and 3 grown children.
Dr. Mark Kochman
Board of Advisors
Dr. Mark Kochman is a general practitioner who practices in the surgical, restorative, and prosthetic phases of full-mouth re-constructive dentistry, and he is an in-demand lecturer, charismatic teacher and author who is celebrated nationally and internationally for a myriad of accomplishments.
A graduate of the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Toronto in 1981, Dr. Kochman has trained in several implant systems and practiced both implant surgery and implant prosthetics since 1985.
Dr. Kochman personally treats each patient undergoing cosmetic or implant procedures, and he sees each and every patient that comes through the doors of the Kochman Centre. He is highly experienced and his personal passion for dentistry causes him to constantly strive to learn the latest techniques and methods of treatment and provide patients with the newest technology. Dr. Kochman is particularly proud of the following training:
- Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology
- Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry
- Fellow of the International Academy for Dental Facial Aesthetics
- Fellow and Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists
- Diplomate of the American Society of Osseointegration
- 1 of only 23 in Canada to have a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology
- One of 20 in Canada to have the Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry
- Certified Instructor of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists for the Dental Hygiene Implant Certification Program
- Dr. Kochman is also an active member of many dental organizations including:
- The Academy of Osseointegration
- The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Dr. Ryan Slaten
Board of Advisors
Dr. Ryan Slaten is a graduate of The Ohio State University Dental School. His interest in dentistry began at a young age. He worked in the dental lab and enjoyed integrating his artistic aptitude along with the technical aspects of dentistry.
In dental school at OSU, Dr. Ryan became the first student to fabricate and place an anterior Cerec restoration. He was one of five students in his class to place dental implants.
While working toward his DDS degree, he attended post-graduate courses on various topics including Tissue Grafting, Osteointegration, Dental Implants, Neuromuscular Dysfunction, Cerec Restorations, Lumineers and Dental Esthetics.
Dr. Ryan is a member of local and state dental societies, along with the American Dental Society, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry and Academy of Cad Cam Dentistry. His hobbies include back-packing and repelling, kayaking, hockey, skiing and Greenpeace.
Dr. Efram Kazman
Board of Advisors
Dr. Efram Kazman graduated from the University of Toronto, Doctor of Dental surgery in 2005, and completed his Implant residency program from September 2007 to March 2008, which was sponsored by Nobel Biocare.
Following, Dr. Kazman joined the family-owned practise that was founded over 30 years ago by his father, Dr. Steven Kazman.
Dr. Kazman provides his patients with the very best in dental care and does so by continuously updating his skills and knowledge with the latest procedural technologies.
In his spare time, Dr. Kazman enjoys playing sports and spending time with his family. Dr. Kazman lives in Toronto with his wife of 5 years and is the proud father of 2 boys.
- Invisalign, Premier Provider levels 1 and 2.
- 6-month implant residency program
- Lumineer Placement
- Ontario Dental Association
- Canadian Dental Association