Our Faculty

Dr. Nilo Hernandez

CEO & Founding Partner

Dr. Nilo Hernandez is the CEO and founding partner in A New You Oral Health Partners, LLC. Also a private practitioner in Naples, Florida. He holds numerous degrees, accreditations and has lectured nationally and internationally on a broad level of dental implantology topics. As an author, has published several books on Implant Dentistry , Periodontics and has co authored an Amazon best seller with Bryan Tracy.
As CEO of A New You and one of the managing partners, it is with great interest and desire that what we do to help dentists become far better and to deliver more exceptional care to the needy population in the U.S. and abroad.

For many years, he has been involved in teaching other dentists to achieve great results with his proprietary techniques. His quest is to prepare other dentists to reach levels of aptitude and proficiency never reached before. As a former Chairman of Dade County Dental Research Clinic and Co-Director of the Robert Morgan Dental Implant Institute, he was instrumental in bringing Implant Dentistry to the forefront of his own practice, as well as countless others!

Dr. Nilo has always cultivated his passion for dentistry through teaching and ongoing education. He has published numerous articles and been featured on many television and radio shows. Dr. Nilo is bilingual in English and Spanish, allowing him to communicate and lecture at dental seminars worldwide, on everything from surgical to prosthetic rehabilitation. He feels strongly that the world of dentistry will never be the same again. Undoubtedly, he has impacted the lives of dentists and patients from across the globe.

Dr. John Poovey

COO & Founding Partner

Dr. John Poovey is the COO and founding partner in A New You Oral Health Partners, LLC. Having graduated in 2001 from Boston University Goldman School of Dental Medicine Magna cum Laude, He has been in private practice in Grand Junction Colorado for 20 years.

Since then he has attained numerous accreditations in a variety of implant focused modalities. During his career he has been involved in a number of business startups, real estate development projects, and construction. With acquiring the strategies of national vendor negotiations and acquisitions in his other businesses he has a unique perspective that he brings on behalf of our member dentists. It is through this process that he has developed an acumen for new business development and product development and acquisition. As a private practitioner, Dr. Poovey has dealt with the changes that have occurred in technology and business development that has been fragmented and expensive in becoming a implant focused practice.

He has also seen the issues that are being created for the private practice in trying to compete with the onslaught of DSO’s that are infiltrating the dental market. Dr. Poovey’s passion has become how to take the fragmentation of business development in dentistry and create a comprehensive system that will simplify and create efficiencies for dentists.

The vision he has co created with Dr. Hernandez will create a disruption to the existing market that will not only benefit our member dentists but as importantly enhance patient care. 

Dr. Joseph J Massad

Director of Education Services

Dr. Massad is in private practice in Tulsa, Okla, a Fellow of both the American and the International College of Dentists, a Regent of the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics, a member of the American Society of Dental Aesthetics, a Lifetime Member of the American Dental Association and is an honorary member of the American College of Prosthodontics. Awarded the PIONEERS IN DENTISTRY from the American University of Beirut as the third recipient ever bestowed this honor.

Dr. Massad was also awarded a lifetime achievement award from the American Academy of Implant Dentistry for outstanding vision, dedication, and commitment to the field of implantology. Currently, he holds faculty positions at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in Boston, Mass; the department of Comprehensive Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center Dental School in San Antonio, Tex; Adjunct Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Associate Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Dentistry, Memphis, Tennessee, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry, Oklahoma City, OK. He has previously held a faculty position at the Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Oklahoma.

He is a past Director of Removable Prosthodontics at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry in Arizona (2006 to 2010), from 1992 to 2003 was an associate faculty at the Pankey Institute in Florida. Recipient of Chicago Dental Society, “Gordon J. Christensen Recognition Lecturer Award His 2018 textbook “Application of the Neutral Zone in Prosthodontics with Co-authors Drs. Dave Cagna, Charles Goodacre, Tony Wicks, and Swati Ahuja” 10,000 books distributed globally. Massad’s second edition will be released in late 2022.

Dr. Michael Silverman

Co Director of Education Services

Dr. Michael D. Silverman is a globally recognized lecturer, educator, author and patients’ rights advocate. He has appeared in front of 28 dental boards to advocate for the right of dentists to provide sedation in an environment of safe and reasonable regulations.

Dr. Silverman lectures across the globe on the methods, techniques and power of sedation dentistry. His previous speaking engagements have included:

  • American Dental Association
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • Yankee Dental Congress
  • International Congress of Oral Implantologists
  • American Association of Endodontists
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Dental Society of Anesthesiology
  • German Association of Oral Implantology (Budapest, Hungary)
  • Japanese Dental Anesthesia Society

 

A graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine and a passionate believer in lifelong Continuing Education (CE), he has changed the way tens of thousands of dentists practice; Dr. Silverman continues to impact dentistry as a champion of safe and effective minimal and moderate sedation.

 

Johnny Orfanidis

COO & Director of Research & Development;Technical Services

John Orfanidis is the Director of CAD/CAM and Design A New You Oral health Partners, LLC.

He is a third generation dental technician and has been around dental labs and clinical environments all his life. John has been at the forefront of advanced digital dental technology, having worked and consulted for companies such as 3M, Heraeus, Kulzer North America, and SensAble.

Due to his extensive experience with various scanners, he has aided in development for scanning sequencing for DOF and Open Technologies. He has lectured internationally with Dr. Gerrard Kugel and Dr. Ron Perry on veneers , bonding, impression materials and processes. He was also instrumental in building the North American market for Exocad, the leading dental design software. John has worked at TUFTS University as the CAD/CAM trainer in the post graduate prosthodontics dept and also held a research associate position which focused on digital technologies and materials. JohnnyO continues to push the limits for manufacturing in dentistry and for a better quality of life for patients.

For the A New You family, he brings his vast expertise to the Research & Development in the areas of dental implant, denture and immediate load innovations.

Jack Manno

Director of Dental Lab Services, Training & Equipment

Jack Manno is a recognized business leader, lecturer, consultant and implementer of business strategies to better serve dental laboratory customers. He has helped many labs increase their sales, and improve business operations in his 35 years of experience.

Jack is seen as a visionary and an entrepreneur with vast experience in advancing dental Implant hybrid CadCam technologies and sleep dental medicine – Jack has implemented innovative solutions through the many years of Continuing Education in aesthetic and functional dentistry that he was affiliated with, primarily -New York University College of Dentistry, Larry Rosenthal’s Aesthetic Advantage, Dr. Nic Elian’s Vizstara Professional, The New York Dental Forum, Northeastern Gnathological Society ; Oral Design Group and many other prestigious academia organizations when he was partners at JK Dental Lab Services Inc. “Oral Design laboratory“, a multi million dollar organization in Long Island & Manhattan.

Jack brings to the membership of A New You Oral Health Partners a personalized, hands on helper for growth and interrelationship based synergies to better both the dental practice and dental lab communications for a better outcome with less stress.

 

Dr. Raul Pinon

Director of Medical/Dental Outpatient Surgical Centers

Raul Piñon Jr. D.O., ABFM, BCEM is originally from Miami, FL. He received his Medical Degree from Nova Southeastern University of Osteopathic Medicine. He trained in Family Medicine at Palmetto General Hospital. While in his residency Dr. Piñon served as Chief Resident of his class. Upon completion of Medical School, he enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served as a Major and Chief Medical Officer for USSOCOM. In that role, he had the honor of personally treating many high ranking generals including General Peter Schoomaker and General Norman Schwarzkopf.

Dr. Piñon has been in practice for 22 years, of which 16 have been in Emergency Medicine. He specializes in Emergency Medicine and is experienced in trauma, advanced airway management, and is the current Medical Director for Vaughn Regional Medical Center. He is also the current Vice Chief of Staff of Vaughn Regional. Dr. Piñon also serves as the Medical Director for ASAP EMS of Alabama. While on active duty in the United States Air Force, Dr. Piñon was awarded the Meritorious Service Medal along with the Joint Meritorious Service Medal.
Dr. Piñon is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Family Medicine. He has certification in ATLS, ACLS, PALS, and holds current licenses in Alabama, Colorado, Mississippi, North Carolina, Texas, and Wyoming.

Meeyoung Kim

Director of Medical Billing Services

OneMedAll CEO Meeyoung Kim has been advising dental practices on integrating medical billing for over 5-years.  In her over 20-years of working in dentistry she carried titles such as: Office manager, treatment coordinator and billing specialist.

Currently she works with end-stage dentists and surgeons looking to increase reimbursements as well as treatment care. Her goal is to help practices and patients alike and raise her two beautiful children.

Podcast: Directly from the Founders of A New You - an Introduction to the Program

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