Perry E. Jones, DDS, MAGD, IADFE
Dr. Jones is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Dentistry, where he is an Adjunct Faculty, Associate Professor in the Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Department as well as an Adjunct Faculty, Associate Professor in the Department of General Dentistry. He has earned a Fellowship as well as Mastership in the Academy of General Dentistry and served as Director of the Virginia AGD Mastership program. For the past 10 consecutive years, he has given the Invisalign University Training program to the D3 pre-doctoral dental students at VCU School of Dentistry. Dr Jones developed the curriculum for the VCU D2 Thermoplastics course, the first University in the world to use 3D printed models for a hands-on thermoplastics University course.
Orthodontics has been a key practice focus for some 30+ years. One of the first Invisalign certified GP providers (2001), Dr. Jones has been a member of Align’s speaker TEAM since 2002, presenting some 300+ Invisalign certifications. He has published some 50+ articles in publications that include: Glidewell’s Inclusive magazine, Chairside magazine, Dentistry Today, Inside Dentistry, Dental Product Shopper, Dental Economics, Journal of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Journal of Clinical Orthodontics, Journal of Oral Implantology and others. A regular contributing editor for many Invisalign publications, he is also a regular speaker at Invisalign GP Summits and International Invisalign Forums. He has several archived “Ask the Expert” (ATE) Align Webinars and his “Clear Chronicles” on-line blog which followed three of his Invisalign patients, was a feature of Align’s education website. His consulting service (www.ClinCheckhelp.net) has consulted on more than 10,000 ClinChecks. His passion for orthodontics extended to establishing the American Academy of Clear Aligners (AACA) where he also serves as Director of Continuing Education. He is also passionate about scanning technology, 3D printing and guided implant surgery. Dr Jones was one of the first beta testers of the iTero intraoral digital scanner in 2006, as well as the new iTero Element intraoral digital scanner technology. He was the first beta tester of the E4D milling system for use with iTero scans, as well as the first to beta test the iTero digital scanner for use with the IOS Fast Design milling system. Currently, he is helping develop in-office milling of the “BruxZir Now” solid zirconia product. Roughly 3 years ago, he was the first general dentist in the world to integrate 3D printing into everyday private dental practice. He currently has three different 3D printers in everyday service, used for models, surgical guides and provisionals. He was recently honored as a fellow of the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics. Dr Jones maintains a private dental practice in the Bon Air area of Richmond, Virginia.