Our good friend, and no stranger to the podcast, Dr. Randy Houska, took a few minutes out of his road trip to give us a call and discuss his experience in Implant Pathway's Session Four: Live Surgery at New Horizon Dental Center in Tempe, Arizona.
Dr. Jase Hackney grew up in Bradenton, Florida. Bradenton is situated on the west coast of the state about one hour south of Tampa. Growing up near the water Dr Hackney developed a love for fishing, beaches and all things outdoors. The eldest of five children, Dr Hackney was busy throughout his upbringing taking care of family. Graduating Manatee High School in 1993 Dr. Hackney went on to attend University of Florida in Gainesville. There he achieved a bachelor’s degree in Microbiology in 1997 graduating with honors. He remained in Gainesville to attend University of Florida College of Dentistry and graduated with his D.M.D. in 2001. After graduation & up until 2004 Dr Hackney worked as an Associate Dentist for 3 different practices around the Bradenton Sarasota area. In 2004 he moved to Tampa and bought a small existing General Dentistry practice where worked until getting involved with Affordable Dentures and Implants in 2007. In 2007 he sold his small existing practice and became practice owner of Affordable Dentures and Implants- Tampa. Dr Hackney has passion for implants, oral surgery, and denture prosthetics and has taken many courses to improve his skill set in these areas. In 2011 he met the requirements to attain a Fellowship in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. In 2014 after doing a 1 week live hands on training course with Dr. Mongalo, he attained his Mastership in the same organization and a Fellowship in the American Academy of Implant Prosthetics. Dr. Hackney resides in south Tampa with his wife Nicole, and his children, Lily-4, and Fletcher- 2. He enjoys spending time with his family, Buccaneer and Gator football, boating, fishing, hunting, and exercising.
Dr. James Muir is from Toledo, Ohio and went to the University of South Florida for his undergraduate degree. In 2003, he graduated dental school at the University of Michigan. He served in the U.S. Navy for 4 years and worked for two years in the O.S. at the Naval Station in the Great Lakes. He has been with Affordable Dentures and Implants since 2010.