John Sorensen, DMD


Frank Spear
As founder and director of Pacific Dental Institute in Portland, Oregon, Sorensen conducts clinical trials on all-ceramic fixed prosthodontic systems as well as dental materials testing, and CE programs. He has been in full-time private prosthodontic practice for the last 9 years and currently his practice specializes in implant prosthodontics.  He is a diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics.  Previously he was The ODA Centennial Professor of Restorative Dentistry and Director, Dental Clinical Research Center at Oregon Health & Sciences University. Prior to that Dr. Sorensen was Director of the UCLA Advanced Prosthodontics program. Dr. Sorensen has published over  80 research articles and chapters as well as over 130 research abstracts.   He has given over 150 invited lectures in 31 countries as well as over 300 lectures courses, hands-on programs and patient-treatment classes.