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 Academic Lead for Continuing Dental Education. His research has been supported by the Scientific Research and Experimental Development Fund, the National Research Council and the ICOI IDREF.
Kalman is an active member of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, the Standards Council of Canada and serves on the Board of Directors for the Canadian Association of Public Health Dentistry. He has been recognized as a fellow, master and diplomate (ICOI)
Open to considerations.
Kalman, L. Development of a novel shade determination application. J Dent Res Dent Clin Dent Prospect: 2019; 14(1):73-76.
Kalman L., Hosein Y. and Chimel T. Workflow Development of a 3D Printed Novel Implant Abutment. 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing: Volume: 6 Issue 5: October 16, 2019.
Les was inducted as a Fellow with the Academy of Osseointegration in 2019 and he will be inducted as a Fellow to the American College of Dentists in October, which will occur during the centennial celebration of the organization.
The new fellows will be affectionally known as the Centurions.
Title: In Vitro Testing and Assessment of 3D Printed Solid and Lattice Structured Titanium Implant Overdenture Bars
Schulich Dentistry Internal Research Grant: $6980.00
Title: Assessment of 3D Printed Zirconia Veneers & Crowns