Dental Implant Training Faculty
for Dentist Continuing Education Courses


Daniel Haghighi, D.D.S.
General & Implant Dentistry

Dr. Haghighi graduated from CWRU School of Dentistry in 1990. He completed a one year general practice residency program at the University of Rochester Medical Center.

He then returned to Cleveland to attend a two year fellowship in geriatric dentistry at University Hospitals of Cleveland. He is the past department chair of surgery, St. John Medical Center, Longview Washington.

He has lectured extensively on the management of dental patients with complex medical histories. Additionally he has presented dental Implantology topics related to: Edentulous and Dentate Ridge Expansion; Treatment Considerations and Protocols for Implant Therapy in the Esthetic Zone; Tissue Sparing Techniques for Dental Implant Surgery.



Anthony Bordas, D.D.S.
Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry

Dr. Bordas brings more than 20 years of clinical experience in the surgical placement and prosthetic restoration of dental implants. He has lectured extensively in the past 10 years on incorporating surgical and prosthetic principles into the general practice environment.

Dr. Bordas is a fellow and a Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and an active member and Associate Fellow of the American Acadmy of Implant Dentistry. He is a graduate and a Fellow of the Misch International Implant Institute at the University of Pittsburgh, an active member of the Academy of General Dentistry, and the American Dental Association.

Dr. Bordas is a graduate of the University of Southern California Dental School, and was on faculty at the Dental School. His practice has evolved into a general practice with an emphasis on bone regeneration and implant dentistry.



Vincent Nalbandian
Implant Technical Advisor

Vincent Nalbandian attended the College of Denturism in Montreal Canada where he graduated in 1993. Soon out of school, Vincent worked with Dr. Aldo Camarda in the external clinic at the University of Montreal restoring implant over dentures, while doing the same in his private practice. In 2002 Vincent Moved to California where he worked closely with Dr. Tony Daher.

An associate professor for the post grad implant program at Loma Linda University. While there, he spent most of his time restoring implants.

His career includes working with several labs throughout California developing and managing successful, thriving implant departments. There, he also participated in several studies on implant restorations and their failures.

Last but not least…Vincent took part in developing implant restorations from CT guided surgical guides for the 2005 3D project. Vincent is now head of the implant department at Burbank Dental Laboratory where he has continued his career for the last 4 years.



Frank A. Castillo
D.D.S. M.I.C.0.1.

Frank A. Castillo D.D.S. M.I.C.0.1. studied at San Jose State University with an emphasis in Biochemistry and graduated from De La Salle University, School of Dentistry in 2012.

He currently holds a Mastership Certification with the ICOI and is also an active LIT Alumni and Faculty Professor.

Dr. Castillo is continuing to maintain several practices in the Bay Area in various scopes of dentistry ranging from lmplantology, TMJ Therapy, and Orthodontics.

Stem Cell Medicine was incorporated into his practice(s) since 2019 through his training with LIT and lnvitrix.