Ben A. Sutter IV

1045 Willagillespie Rd
Ste. 150
Eugene, OR 97401
P (541) 683-7500
F (541) 465-4877
www.forbeautifulsmiles.com

EDUCATION

Doctor of Dental Medicine, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine, 2005
Bachelors of Science, Biology (Cell and Molecular Biology track) Minor in Chemistry University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1999
Bachelors of Arts, Psychology University of Nevada, Las Vegas, 1993

POST GRADUATE TRAINING

General Practice Residency, Overlook Medical Center, 99 Beauvoir Avenue, Summit, NJ 07902. 2005-06

ADDITIONAL TRAINING

Forensic Dentistry – Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Bethesda, MD.  3/24/2006

Volunteer Forensic Odontologist, Clark County Medical Examiners Office 2006 to 2015.

LICENSURE

New Jersey, Oregon, Texas, and Washington

ACADEMIC AWARDS

LEADERSHIP POSITIONS

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

2004:  University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Department of Oral Medicine.  Research assistant for Dr Michael Glick. Examining circadian rhythms as they relate to incidence of myocardial infarction, myocardial eschemia, sudden cardiac death and pulmonary thromboembolism.

1999-2001:  Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, Department of Microbiology.  Research Technician for Carey Waldburger, PhD.    Studying two-component signal transduction of PhoP and PhoQ in Salmonella Typhimurium and E. coli.

1996-1999: University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Department of Biology.  Research Assistant for Marcella McClure, PhD.   Studying evolutionary histories of the Retroid Family and the Order Mononegavirales.

1996-1997: University of Nevada School of Medicine, Departments of Psychiatry and Internal Medicine.  Research Assistant for Mark Viner, MD,   Examined correlations of patients with single, dual, and triple diagnosis.

1996-1998: Ivan Goldsmith, MD. Research Assistant examining incidence of a re-occurring non-specific rash in women with bilateral polyurethane breast implants. Clinical Coordinator in a study examining the use of Claritin D in treating patients with asthma and/or seasonal affective rhinitis, and possible side effects.
 

ABSTRACTS

Evolutionary dynamics of P gene overlapping reading frames in the Paramyxoviridae and Rhabdoviridae.- Workshop on virus evolution , Noble Foundation, Ardmore, Oklahoma, October 21,1999. Jordan,I.K., Sutter IV, B.A. and M.A. McClure.

Molecular evolution of Paramyxo- and Rhabdoviridae multiple protein encoding P gene. Symposium on "Genome Diversity and Evolution", Pennsylvania State University, June 13 1999. Jordan, I. K., Sutter IV,B. A. and McClure,M.A..

Incidence of a Non-Specific Rash Associated With Polyurethane Breast Implants: A Retrospective Analysis Submitted to the FDA's Committee on Breast Implants. July 1998. I. Goldsmith, and B. A. Sutter IV, A. Heib, and A.K. Singh.

Application of hidden Markov models to the multiple alignment of the P gene of the Order Mononegavirales. 10th International Conference on Negative Strand Viruses. Dublin, Ireland, September 22, 1997. M. A. McClure and B. A. Sutter IV.

PUBLICATIONS

Sutter, B.A& Radke, J. What are the Rationalizations for Limiting TMD Treatments to Reversible Ones? Adv Dent Tech (2019) Mar; 1(2):29-34.

Sutter, B.A (2019). Complex Medical Diagnoses With An Underlying Dental Etiology; Case Reviews. In Kerstein, R.B., DMD. (Ed). Handbook of Research on Clinical Applications of Computerized Occlusal Analysis in Dental Medicine (pp. 1243-1315). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Thumati P, Sutter B, Kerstein RB, Yiannios N, Radke J. Changes in the Beck Depression Inventory -II Scores of TMD Subjects after Measured Occlusal Treatment. Adv Dent Tech. 2018 Oct;1(1):1-13.

Yiannios N, Sutter B, Radke J, Kerstein RB. TMJ Vibration Changes Following Immediate Complete Anterior Guidance Development. Adv Dent Tech. 2018 Oct;1(1):14-28.

Sutter, BA & Radke J (2018).  Letter to the Editor regarding "Does the presence of an occlusal indicator product affect the contact forces between full dentitions?" by Mitchem, Katona and Moser.  J Oral Rehabil. 2018 Jul;45(7):571-573. doi: 10.1111/joor.12631.

Sutter, BA.(2018) Identification and Laser Eradication of Oral Cavity Spirochetes. Case Study. J American Laser Study Club. 1(1): 4-13.

Ben A Sutter2017): A digital poll of dentists testing the accuracy of paper mark subjective interpretation, CRANIO®, Aug 9:1-8  DOI:10.1080/08869634.2017.1362786  

Ben A Sutter(2017) Phantom Bite: A Real or Phantom Diagnosis? A Case Report. Gen Dent. September/October; 65(5): 41-46

Ben A. Sutter(2017): The Dogma of occlusal paradigms: What do we really have figured out?, CRANIO® 35(2):65-66, DOI: 10.1080/08869634.2017.1280244

Ben A. Sutter(2016) Occlusion, TMD, and DTR.  Washington AGD Newsletter; (34) 12,14-15

Ben A Sutter IV. (2016)Two Case Reports of Meniere’s Disease That Responded to Computer-guided Occlusal Therapy. The Application of the Principles of Neuromuscular Dentistry to Clinical Practice. Anthology Vol. XI, The International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics, 11:89-98.

Ben A. Sutter(2016) Incidence of headaches related to occlusion and bite force imbalance: a case study, The Application of the Principles of Neuromuscular Dentistry to Clinical Practice. Anthology Vol. XI, The International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics, 195-207. Reprinted with permission.

Ben Sutter, Nick Yiannios & John Radke (2016) Letter to the editor regarding “In vitro evaluation of T-Scan® III through study of the sensels” from CRANIO Volume 33 Issue 4, by Manuel Cerna et al., CRANIO®, 34:3, 208-209,

Ben A. Sutter(2016) Incidence of headaches related to occlusion and bite force imbalance: a case study, CRANIO, 34:3, 195-207.

Ben A. Sutter IV (2002),Letter to the editor.  American Student Dental Association News Letter. Feb.

I. King Jordan, Ben A. Sutter IV, and Marcella A. McClure.(2000) "Molecular evolution of the Paramyxo- and Rhabdoviridae multiple protein encoding P gene." Mol. Biol. Evol.  Jan;17(1):75-86. 

M. Viner MD, B. Sutter BA, and C. Burchette (1998) "Single, Dual, and Triple Diagnosis" Primary Psychiatry Vol.  5, Num 6, June, pp 47-54. (Our manuscript made the cover.) 

PRESENTATIONS/LECTURES

“Digital Occlusion” Aurum-DSD Study Group. Calgary, AB. Oct 17-18, 2019

“Trigeminal Neuralgia and the Dental Connection” Evolution of Dental Medicine Summit. Whistler, BC. Nov 7-9, 2019

“DTR- The Physiologic Next Step for a Neuromuscular Dentist” International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics. 30th Annual Bernard Jankelson Memorial Lecture. Kansas City, MO. Sept 26-29, 2019

“DTR Summit”. Roskilde, Denmark Sept 12-13, 2019

“DTR Summit”. Sydney, Australia Sept 7-8, 2019

“Identification and Laser Eradication of Oral Cavity Spirochetes: Case Study, or How to Use a Laser Like a Jedi”. American Laser Study Club. Phoenix, AZ Mar 29-31, 2019

“DTR Summit”. Englewood Cliffs, NJ Oct 12-13, 2019

“DTR and Digital Occlusion” International College of Cranio-Mandibular Orthopedics. Nashville, TN. Sept 27-30

“DTR Summit”. Groningen, Netherlands Feb 8-9, 2018

“DTR Summit”. New Delhi, India Feb 2-4, 2018

"DTR Summit" UNLV School of Dental Medicine, November 17-18 2017 Las Vegas, NV

"Dental Technology and Business Growth Summit" 2017 Summit, The Aurum Group October 19-21, 2017 Lake Louise, AB.

"Quantifying Bite Force and Timing" International Academy of Gnathology, Congress XXVIII. September 27-30, 2017 Tucson, AZ.

"Digital Occlusion and Disclusion Time Reduction" American Academy of Craniofacial Pain 32nd International Clinical Symposium. August 4-5 2017 Salt Lake City, UT.

"DTR Case Study Presentation" BioResearch and Tekscan Annual Conference. Marquette University July 13-15, 2017 Milwaukee, WI.

"DTR Summit" UNLV School of Dental Medicine, May 12-13 2017 Las Vegas, NV

“LightScalpel Dentistry in my Dental Practice” LightScalpel Laser User Symposium held at Academy of Laser Dentistry Annual Conference, Tucson, AZ April 7, 2017.

“Digital Occlusion and DTR” International Center of Dental Excellence. Gurgaon, India. February 15, 2017

“Digital Occlusion and DTR” Maulana Azad Institute of Dental Sciences. New Delhi, India. February 16, 2017

“Digital Occlusion and DTR” Indian Dental Society, 70th Annual Convention. Mumbai, India. February 17, 2017 (full day pre conference course)

“Digital Occlusion and DTR” Indian Dental Society, 70th Annual Convention. Mumbai, India. February 17, 2017 (full day pre conference course)

“Digital Occlusion and DTR” Indian Dental Society, 70th Annual Convention. Mumbai, India. February 18, 2017 Keynote speaker.

“DTR Summit” Dr. Washington Academy of General Dentistry. Seattle, WA. Lecture January 13-14, 2017.

“Occlusion: Friend or Foe” Sponsored by TekScan, Denver, CO. November 18th.

“Occlusion and TMD” Marion and Polk County Dental Society, Salem OR. November 8, 2016.

“DTR and Digital Occlusion” Rogue Valley Dental Society. Grants Pass, OR. November 1, 2016

“Better Breastfeeding After Lip Tie and Tongue Tie Release with a CO2 Laser” Dr. Ben Sutter and Dr Peter Vitruk. Eugene, OR. October 13, 2016.

“DTR Summit” Dr. Ben Sutter Moderator. Eugene, OR. Lecture September 16-17, 2016.

“Digital Occlusion in Everyday Dentistry: A Case Collection” Hosted by Washington Academy of General Dentistry. SeaTac, WA September 15, 2016

“DTR Summit” Dr. Tom Hedge Moderator. Houston, TX. Lecture July 22-23, 2016

“Occlusion: Friend or Foe” Sponsored by TekScan, Portland, OR. June 24th 2016.

“DTR Summit” Dr. Jim Erpenbach Moderator. Knoxville, TN. Lecture June 10-11, 2016

“Managing Occlusion in Everyday Dentistry: A Clinical Case Collection” Webinar Hosted by TekScan May 20, 2016

“Managing Occlusion in Everyday Dentistry: A Clinical Case Collection” Webinar Hosted by TekScan May 20, 2016

“Managing Occlusion in Everyday Dentistry: A Clinical Case Collection” Webinar Hosted by TekScan May 20, 2016

“Phase Contrast Microscopy and CO2 Lasers in the Treatment of Periodontal Disease: A Case Study” Washington Academy of General Dentistry. Seattle, WA April 22, 2016.

“Occlusions’ Role in headaches and Migraines” South Hills Oral Prevention Society. Eugene, OR February 1, 2016.

“DTR Summit” Dr. Terry Alford Moderator. Bradenton FL. Lecture January 29-30 2016

“DTR Summit” Dr. Rick Coker Moderator. Tyler, TX Lecture October 2-3, 2015

“Forensic Dentistry” Oregon Health Sciences University, Oral and Maxillofacial Department Lecture August 4, 2015

“TMD, Migraines and Headaches” Pain Society of Oregon, Eugene Chapter. Lecture June 24, 2015

“Migraines and Occlusion” Case Presentation, Spear Study Group. Eugene, OR (Andrew Dow Moderator) May 15th 2015

“Oral Appliance Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea”, Sacred Heart Medical Center, Springfield, OR March 20. 2012

“Oro-facial Pain, Migraines, and, TMD”. Roth’s Conference Center West Salem, OR June 11, 2010

Academy of General Dentistry CasePresentation CompetitionUMDNJ New Jersey School of Dentistry, Newark, NJ 5/26/04

Academy of General Dentistry Table Clinic CompetitionChicago IL. Nov 18-20, 2004.

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Advanced Dental Technologies and Techniques – Editor in Chief

Academy of General Dentistry 2007-Present

Cranio 2016 - Present

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Updated by Ben Sutter 8-14-2019

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