Officers

President
Dr. David Wilhelm

Dr. Wilhelm attended the University of Oregon on a baseball scholarship. He graduated from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1969. Upon graduating from dental school, he spent four years in the United States Navy, being honorably discharged as a Lt. Commander in 1973. He subsequently opened a new dental office in Huntington Beach, California. In 2007 he opened Newport Dental Arts, a new state of the art dental office in Newport Beach, California. He is a member of the American Dental Society, the California Dental Society, and the Orange County Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He has been in the Orange County Dental Academy for 30 years, and served as a Board Member for 25 years. He has also served in the Orange County Dental Society for 20 years, including being the Subcommittee Chairman and the Committee Chairman. Dr. Wilhelm is passionate about dentistry, and has lectured on laser dentistry and CAD/CAM dentistry.

Vice President
Dr. Jack Ringer

Dr. Ringer is an accredited member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, has been in private practice for over 30 years in Anaheim Hills, California, has been teaching at various dental teaching institutions for almost 25 years and has published several articles in the field of contemporary esthetic dentistry. He served less then a year on the ABCD before serving as President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is a co-founder and past president of the Orange County Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a faculty mentor at Spear Education in Scottsdale Az., and a member of the Seattle Study Club Speaker Bureau.

 

Treasurer

Dr. Steve Richardson

Dr. Steven Richardson earned both his Bachelor of Science (B.S. 1981) in Biology and Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S. 1985) degrees from The University of Southern California. He has maintained a family centered and cosmetic focused dental practice in North Orange County for more than 25 years, first in Fullerton and currently in Brea, California. His lifelong dental passion is to have every restoration look indistinguishable from nature at its best. Dr Richardson is a member of a number of professional organizations, including the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the Orange County Dental Society.

Secretary
Dr. Nicholas C. Davis

Dr. Nicholas C. Davis is a 1973 graduate of Loma Linda University, School of Dentistry in Loma Linda, California. He has earned his Masters with the Academy of General Dentistry and is an accredited Fellow of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He was also awarded a Fellowship in the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics. Dr. Davis was the 2011-2013 President of the Orange County Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and the 2005-2006 President of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Dr. Davis has hosted and produced numerous television programs on Oral Health. He has lectured both nationally and internationally on cosmetic dental procedures and comprehensive dentistry. He has published numerous articles on various topics and authored the chapter on Smile Design in Dental Clinics of North America. He is passionate about dentistry and maintains his active cosmetic practice in Newport Beach, California.

Immediate Past President

Dr. Harry Ringer

Dr. Harry Ringer graduated from the University of Redlands with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology in 1982. He went on to be a software engineer for ten years with Honeywell, Inc. He returned to school, graduating with a degree in dental surgery from the University Of Southern California in 1996. He maintains a private, boutique style, family and cosmetic practice in Costa Mesa, California, emphasizing contemporary and esthetic dentistry in a caring, family atmosphere. Dr. Ringer stays current with contemporary trends in dentistry through constant on-going education, especially through the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, of which he is a sustaining member and is currently going through the accreditation process. He completed a residency in contemporary dentistry at Esthetic Professionals, in Tarzana, California. He is a member of the American, California and Orange County Dental Societies, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine, and a member of the OCACD since its inception.