About Parag R. Kachalia, DDS
Dr. Parag R. Kachalia is the former vice chair of simulation, technology, and research, at the University of the Pacific. He is a fellow of the International College of Dentists and the American College of Dentists. Dr. Kachalia is also a member of the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Honor Society. In addition, he is a researcher, as well as a published author in the areas of dental technology, digital diagnostics, contemporary fixed prosthodontics, and financial management. In 2017 Dr. Kachalia was selected as one of the Top 10 Young Educators in Dentistry in the United States. He has lectured internationally in the areas of adhesive dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, photography, CAD/CAM technology, fixed prosthodontics, treatment planning, erosion, and digital diagnostics. Dr. Kachalia acts as a consultant for many dental materials/dental technology companies and helps guide product development. In addition, he serves as a clinical evaluator for Kinra Dental Value Brands where he and five other evaluators streamline the buying process for dental professionals by reviewing and presenting products with high value. As a forward thinker, Dr. Kachalia is frequently interviewed regarding his vision of dentistry’s future.