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Kois Study Groups

Kois Study Groups provide an opportunity to meet with fellow Kois Center Members in your local area. Groups are self-organized by local Alumni and the guidelines to organize an official Kois Study Group can be viewed by clicking here

The listings on this page are current as of July 2016. Updates or additions to this page are incorporated on an annual basis, and may be submitted to info@koiscenter.com

United States

Georgia

Kois Study Group Atlanta

  1. Location: Johns Creek, GA
  2. Frequency of Meetings: every other month
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Jim Forester
    1. Contact Telephone: 770-367-2863
    2. Contact Email: drjim@lifetimesmiles.com

Illinois

Kois Study Group - Elgin

  1. Location: Elgin, IL
  2. Frequency of Meetings: 1 meeting per month we take off June and July. 1 Annual meeting with 2 other Kois study groups
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Dave Rice
    1. Contact Telephone: 888-741-2353
    2. Contact Email: RiceDDS@gmail.com

Indiana

HOO - Hoosiers for Optimal Occlusion

  1. Location: Ft. Wayne, IN
  2. Frequency of Meetings: 4 times a year and an annual meeting at the Symposium
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Tom Blake
    1. Contact Telephone: 260-450-3890
    2. Contact Email: tblake5591@aol.com

Massachusetts

Koistergen Study Group

  1. Location: Waltham area
  2. Frequency of Meetings: Monthly, Friday afternoons (lunch & sharing cases)
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes (limited to those who have completed at least 8 of the 9 Kois Center courses)
  4. Primary Contact Person: Dr. Brenda J. Nishimura
    1. Contact Email: drbrenda@lexingtondentalcare.net

East Koist Study Club

  1. Location: Boston area
  2. Frequency of Meetings: Meetings are once a month
  3. Accepting new Members? We welcome new members that have attended courses at the Kois Center
  4. Primary Contact Person: Brenda J. Nishimura DDS,FAGD
    1. Contact Email: drbrenda@lexingtondentalcare.net

Nebraska

Kois Center Husker Study Club

  1. Location: Lincoln, Omaha, and possibly elsewhere - will rotate based on member location
  2. Frequency of Meetings: every other month
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: John Neuhaus
    1. Contact Telephone: 308-850-4472
    2. Contact Email: neuhaus.dds@gmail.com

New York

Greater New York City Study Group

  1. Location: New York, New York
  2. Frequency of Meetings: 8 Meetings per year
  3. Accepting new Members? please contact us
  4. Primary Contact Person: Andy Mogelof
    1. Contact Telephone: 203-378-5588
    2. Contact Email: andymoge@earthlink.net

Manhattan Kois Study Group

  1. Location: 25 Central Park West Suite 1C , New York, NY 10023
  2. Frequency of Meetings: every 2 months
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Marc J Beshar
    1. Contact Telephone: 212-753-2240
    2. Contact Email: DrBeshar@DrBeshar.com

Upstate New York Kois Study Group

  1. Location: New York
  2. Frequency of Meetings: 4 per year
  3. Accepting new Members? Please contact us
  4. Primary Contact Person: Dr. Sam Guarnieri
    1. Contact Telephone: 585-721-0865
    2. Contact Email: drsamjg@gmail.com

Oregon

Willamette Valley Kois Study Club

  1. Location: Salem, OR
  2. Frequency of Meetings: 3-4 times a year
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Bryan Nakagawa
    1. Contact Telephone: 503-581-2454
    2. Contact Email: waterplacedental@yahoo.com

Texas

Kois Study Club - Austin Chapter

  1. Location: Austin, TX
  2. Frequency of Meetings: 8 meetings and 1 holiday party annually
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Dr. Jerry Katz
    1. Contact Telephone: (512) 343-0033
    2. Contact Email: jpkatzdds@gmail.com

Houston Kois Study Club

  1. Location:736 HWY 6., Suite 102, Sugar Land, Tx 77478
  2. Frequency of Meetings:4 times per year
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Dr. Siny Thomas
    1. Contact Telephone: 281-240-2400
    2. Contact Email: cornerstonedentistry15@gmail.com

Virginia

Kois East Study Club

  1. Location: Mid-Atlantic Center for Advanced Dental Study / Chesapeake, VA
  2. Frequency of Meetings: Two, 2 day meetings per year
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Harold Yates
    1. Contact Telephone: 757-583-1787
    2. Contact Email: harold@bvdl.com

Washington

Protea Dental Kois Study Club

  1. Location: Redmond, WA (Protea Dental Laboratory)
  2. Frequency of Meetings: Approximately 6-7 meetings per year, starting in September. Typically a Friday from 8:30am-1pm
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Leon Hermanides CDT
    1. Contact Email: info@proteadental.com

WACRE

  1. Location: Seattle, WA
  2. Frequency of Meetings: Six meetings per year Sept-May
  3. Accepting new Members? Full at this time
  4. Primary Contact Person: Leon Hermanides CDT
    1. Contact Telephone: 206-623-4400
    2. Contact Email: leon@proteadental.com

Western Washington Kois Study Group

  1. Location: Seattle, WA
  2. Frequency of Meetings: 8 meetings per year
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Claudio Bucceri
    1. Contact Telephone: 206-364-7679
    2. Contact Email: claudio@swiss-dental.com

MDB Kois Study Club

  1. Location: Seattle, WA
  2. Frequency of Meetings: 7 meetings per year
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Ossie R Vereen, MDT, AAACD
    1. Contact Telephone: 206-233-0266
    2. Contact Email: creatorofsmiles@msn.com

Canada

Alberta

Calgary Kois Study Club

  1. Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  2. Frequency of Meetings: 4-5 times a year
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Esther Lee
    1. Contact Telephone: 403-282-7272
    2. Contact Email: dreslee7@gmail.com

Edmonton Kois Study Club

  1. Location: 10515 Princess Elizabeth Avenue, Edmonton, AB, Canada
  2. Frequency of Meetings: 4 meetings per year
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Dr. Ali Afshar
    1. Contact Telephone: 780-488-0383
    2. Contact Email: aliafshar23@hotmail.com

British Columbia

Greater Vancouver Implant Study Club

  1. Location: Ickert Dental Implant Centre – Langley, BC
  2. Frequency of Meetings: Once per month. Beginning September 2015
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Emma Toews
    1. Contact Telephone: 604-881-1381
    2. Contact Email: emma@ickertdental.com

Vancouver Kois Study Club

  1. Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
  2. Frequency of Meetings: Meeting 1 per month Sept-June
  3. Accepting new Members? Not accepting new members
  4. Primary Contact Person: Dr. Pamela Davidson
    1. Contact Telephone: 604-224-5611
    2. Contact Email: pameladavidson@mac.com

The Lower Mainland Kois Study Club

  1. Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
  2. Frequency of Meetings: Meeting 1 per month Sept-June
  3. Accepting new Members? Accepting new members
  4. Primary Contact Person: Dr. Pamela Davidson
    1. Contact Telephone: 604-224-5611
    2. Contact Email: pameladavidson@mac.com

Ontario

Toronto Kois Study Club

  1. Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  2. Frequency of Meetings: 2 times/year (September 23, 2016, January 13, 2017)
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Linda Shouldice
    1. Contact Telephone: 416-566-9855
    2. Contact Email: linda@ti2inc.com

Japan

Tokyo Kois Study Group

  1. Location: Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan
  2. Frequency of Meetings: every two months
  3. Accepting new Members? not at this time
  4. Primary Contact Person: Hirokazu Enatsu DDS
    1. Contact Telephone: 81-3-5570-4334
    2. Contact Email: manager@uniteddentaloffice.com

Poland

Nowa Kois Study Group

  1. Location: Lomza
  2. Frequency of Meetings: Opening Winter 2015
  3. Accepting new Members? Yes
  4. Primary Contact Person: Jacek Glebocki
    1. Contact Telephone: 0048 506 166 297
    2. Contact Email: jglebocki@poczta.fm