Discus Dental LLC, Culver City, Calif, has appointed Michael Miyasaki, DDS, as its new vice president of professional relations and advanced education.

Miyasaki will oversee global clinical affairs for all the company’s regions and direct sales in Europe and Australia. Working with the company’s R&D, business development, and marketing departments, he also will play a role in product development and marketing strategies.

According to an announcement from the company, Miyasaki will develop new clinical education programs for customers as well as Discus sales staff. In addition, he will serve as liaison between Discus and dental associations worldwide.

A graduate of the University of Southern California Dental School in 1987, Miyasaki has practiced in Las Vegas for many years, focusing on comprehensive dentistry and TMD treatment. He has taught for 20 years, including 12 years of live-patient treatment courses. Miyasaki will continue to practice in southern California.

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