Dr. Phillip R. Devore actively practices dentistry in Las Vegas and he is an expert witness, case planner and evaluator to the legal profession, particularly in regard to professional liability matters. He offers advice on case viability and strategic planning for depositions and trial, and testifies in affidavits, depositions and at trial. In the last 40 years, he has testified hundreds of times in numerous states prevailing in the vast majority of his cases.
Dr. Devore graduated from UCLA in 1980, lectured there part-time for 18 years, and lectured and consulted in over thirty states, attending 1,800 dental offices. He also taught at UNLV School of Dental Medicine as a full-time Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences where he chaired the business classroom courses and was the Director of the Faculty Group Practice in addition to his other faculty duties.
Areas of Expertise:
Cosmetic & Restorative Dentistry
Dental Care Analysis
Dentistry / Odontology
Associations & Memberships
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
Las Vegas Dentist Member of American Academy of Cosemetic Dentistry
As of Dec 2022: Dr. Jay Grossman, Dental Expert Witness,has been deposed over 100 times; reviewed over 975 cases for both defense and plaintiff including peer review, accidents, and malpractice. 52% defense / 48% plaintiff. He has qualified in Superior Court over 70 times and have never been disqualified on the stand or prior to trial. At least 95% of his time is spent in patient care.
Dr. Grossman can be counted on to be ethical, competent, prepared, and analytical as well as articulate and persuasive at depositions and court appearances. As of Nov 2022, there are over 265 published articles, write ups and lectures in print, radio, and TV. (http://www.expertwitness.dental/)
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Dr. Grossman holds two current professorships: UCLA School of Dentistry (Volunteer) & NYU College of Dentistry. Licensed in 42 states to opine on the standard of care, with specific licenses in California, Nevada, New Mexico and the Northeast as well as a Florida Expert Certification. Graduated NYU 1988; GPR Residency NYU 1989, Lieutenant, United States Navy 1989- 1991; private practice Brentwood, CA since 1991 – serving over 15,000 patients on a fee-for-service basis.
Founder of the non-profit “Homeless Not Toothless” (www.homelessnottoothless.org), which has made it possible for over 113,000 homeless Veterans, women of domestic abuse and foster children to receive over $8 million in pro-bono dental care.
American Academy of Cosmetic Orthodontics: 2013-present
ADA since 1991
Peer Review Committee ADA 1995-2009
Medical Disciplinary Committee Delta Dental 2000-present
Armond Kotikian, DDS, MD, FACS, is double board certified in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. In the clinic setting, Dr. Kotikian routinely performs IV sedations for complex cases including impacted wisdom teeth removal, dental implants, bone grafting and tumor excisions. He specializes in:
Oral and Maxillofacial Trauma
Oral Pathology Resection and Reconstruction
Treatment of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Patients (surgical and non-surgical)
Craniofacial Anomalies (orthognathic surgery / corrective jaw surgery)
Litigation Support - A Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Kotikian has extensive experience as an expert witness in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry. His Dental law and Dentistry services have been requested all over the country. Dr. Kotikian has been an expert witness on over 125 malpractice cases, given depositions on over 65 cases and testified at court over the past six years. His cases have included a wide variety of issues related to the Oral and Maxillofacial region including
Oral and Facial Fractures and Lacerations
Injuries related to Extraction of Teeth
Injuries related to Dental Implant \ Surgery
Orthognathic Surgery Complications
Head and Neck Infections related to Teeth and Salivary Glands
More information at www.oralsurgeryexpertwitness.com