Russell Christian DDS

Dr C
Education and licensing –
• B.S. Psychology with Honors -University of Iowa-1990
• D.D.S – University of Iowa – June 1995
• Licensed in State of Wisconsin – July 17, 1995

Experience –
• Bought and operated small dental practice – July 17, 1995
• That small dental practice grew from one employee to seven team members to date
• Built 8,000 square foot multi-use office building – 2000

History of special interest in dental learning –
• Chair of the WDA dental benefits committee
• Member of the WDA legislative committee
• Member of the American Dental Association, Wisconsin Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dental Organization for Oral Conscious Sedation, Computerized Dentist
• Guest Speaker University of Iowa College of Dentistry “Understanding Dental Insurance Before You Sign Up.” – 1997
• Committee member for WDA – Direct Reimbursement -1999 to 2004, Dental Benefits – 2008 to date
• Private consultant and tester for Stabident intraosseus anesthetic system – 1995
•Private consultant and tester for Sensable haptic computer dental system – 2005-2008
•Inducted as Pierre Fauchard (Honorary Dental Service Academy Organization) Fellow – 2012

Special interest in providing dental services to diverse populations-
• Created Class Philanthropy Committee – University of Iowa Dental School – 1991
• As a student, helped set up free dental clinic with area dentists in Iowa City – 1992 – 1995
• Externship experience during dental school – Navajo Reservation, Shiprock, NM – two months – 1995
• Externship experience during dental school – Childrens’ Dental Clinic of Rhys Jones – a sliding scale clinic – two months – 1995
• Received Dean’s Achievement Award – University of Iowa College of Dentistry – 1992, 1993, 1994
• Received Community Dentistry and Public Health Achievement Award – University of Iowa College of Dentistry – 1995
• Received the Law and Ethics in Dentistry Award – University of Iowa College of Dentistry – 1995
• Harambee Free Dental Clinic Volunteer Award – April 30, 1999
• Covered for Dane County Jail dentist – treating tooth pain and infection – 1997 to 2001
• Volunteer dentistry in the Amazon in Peru – Set up the dental part of medical clinic and provided care – Amazonmedical.org – 2004
• Scheduled to volunteer for Wisconsin Dental Association’s Mission of Mercy – Sheboygan, WI – June 25-26, 2010
• Creating Dentist Rotarian Service Group to apply for mobile dental equipment for outreach use – Current project

Other priorities –
• President-Elect of Mount Horeb Rotary, which promotes “Service Above Self” – member since 1999
• Married with two children: a 5 year old girl and a 4 year old boy.
• Enjoy biking, hiking, kayaking, sailing

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