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    Guardian Dentistry Partners Appoints Renowned Dentist to Key Role

    Dr. Hisham Barakat to be Chief Clinical Officer for Growing Network

    MIAMI – September 10, 2020 – Guardian Dentistry Partners, a rapidly growing Dental Partnership Network, has named Dr. Hisham Barakat Chief Clinical Officer. The position is effective immediately. 

    Dr. Barakat is one of 550 dentists worldwide credentialed as a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral Implantology/Implant Dentistry, a certification that symbolizes the highest level of competence in implant dentistry. Dr. Barakat has also served as past president of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Southern District and has lectured nationally and internationally about implant dentistry.

    Dr. Barakat is a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantology, a Fellow of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Master of the Academy of General Dentistry and, in 2019, he was awarded the Lifelong Learning & Service Recognition by the Academy of General Dentistry.

    We are thrilled to welcome Dr. Barakat to our leadership team,” said Mark Censoprano, Guardian’s Chief Operating and Marketing Officer. “He is nationally – and internationally –recognized for his expertise, and he embodies the values that we hold dear at Guardian. We are beyond fortunate to add this caliber of clinical skill and leadership acumen to our growing team.

    In his expansive new role, Dr. Barakat is responsible for mentoring Guardian doctors and team members, developing and supporting clinical programs, and helping doctors become even more effective in their practices.

    Before he and his group joined Guardian, Dr. Barakat was the Founder and Owner of The Smiles Group in Virginia.  Under his leadership, The Smiles Group has now become Guardian’s cornerstone in that state.

    Since we partnered with Guardian, I have been nothing but impressed with the team, its leaders and the successes we are sharing together,” said Dr. Barakat. “Dentists and dental groups across the country are taking note of Guardian. I am honored to serve in my new role with such an outstanding group of professionals.

    About Guardian Dentistry Partners 

    Founded by a group of passionate dentists and a family office, Guardian Dentistry Partners is an emerging Dental Partnership Network dedicated to providing world-class support services and growth opportunities for its network of dentist partners. Founded in 2018, Guardian has expanded rapidly and now supports dental entrepreneurs in Michigan, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas and Virginia. Guardian’s mission is to help its dental partners and teams build the practices of their dreams. For more information, visit guardiandentistry.com.