Kalman Lab Research
The Kalman lab focuses on medical devices and technologies relevant to clinical dentistry; specifically, the development of innovative devices, prototype design, fabrication, laboratory testing, clinical evaluation, intellectual property protection, manufacturing considerations and regulatory.
Technologies are designed with the intent of short-term industry translation. Current projects fall under the appropriate Health Canada categories for medical device technology.
About Dr. Les Kalman
Dr. Kalman, DDS, is a General Dentist and Assistant Professor in Restorative Dentistry and the Co-ordinator of the Dental Outreach program. His private research is supported by the Scientific Research and Experimental Development Fund, and the National Research Council.
Kalman is an active member of the Academy of Osseointegration, the Standards Council of Canada and serves on the Board of Directors for the University of Western Ontario Faculty Association and the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry.
Open to considerations.
Dr. Kalman Receives Innovation Award for Patient-Centred Care
Dr. Kalman was among the winners in the last competition ....Congratulations on this much deserved recognition!
Ontario - Dr. Les Kalman, Redefining Dental Outreach in Southwestern Ontario
Schulich Dentistry 2017/18 IRG (Internal Research Grant) Competition
February 2018 - Congratulations to Drs. Les Kalman and Ali Tassi, Clinician Scientists, who were each awarded a Schulich Dentistry IRG of $10,000 each. ABSTRACTS
Dr. Les Kalman
Assistant Professor, Restorative Dentistry and Coordinator, Dental Outreach Community Service (DOCS)
‘In vitro Testing and Validation of a 3D Printed Titanium Tempcap for Dental Abutment Systems’
Dr. Ali Tassi
Assistant Professor and Clinic Director - Graduate Orthodontics
Co-investigators: Drs. Roman Maev and Bartosz Slak (Windsor)
‘Ultrasonography in the Detection of Tooth Roots and Inter-radicular Spaces to Aid in the Insertion of Temporary Anchorage Devices for Orthodontics’