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Thomas J. Balshi Honored With Dan Gordon Lifetime Achievement Award


CHICAGO – The American College of Prosthodontists (ACP) has awarded Thomas J. Balshi, DDS, PhD, FACP, the Dan Gordon Lifetime Achievement Award for his contributions to the advancement of prosthodontics. Balshi was among the developers of Branemark osseointegrated implants in the United States, and is the founder of Prosthodontics Intermedica, a center for clinical treatment and research based in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania.

Photo courtesy of American College of Prosthodontists
Photo courtesy of American College of Prosthodontists

“It has been a great privilege to be a member of the American College of Prosthodontics for more than 40 years,” Balshi notes. “I have witnessed many changes and voluminous growth, and have always been energized to be a part of such progressive forward movement for the betterment of our profession and welfare of our patients.”

Balshi is a diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a fellow of the ACP and a longstanding member of the International College of Prosthodontists. He is a founding member and past president of the Pennsylvania Prosthodontics Association, and is also a fellow of the American Academy of Implant Prosthodontics and the Academy of Osseointegration. Balshi serves as adjunct faculty in the departments of prosthodontics at Rutgers University, University of Connecticut, Nova Southeastern University and Temple University.

Featured photo courtesy of American College of Prosthodontists

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