Dr. Marcus Lastimado, DMD, MAGD, MICOI
Founder and Creator of the Institution of Dental Advancement, PA; Dr. Marcus Lastimado began his undergraduate studies at PLU in Tacoma, Washington. During these years, Dr. Lastimado had graduated from Clover Park Technical College Dental Assisting Program and later received his C.D.A. He was accepted early into the College of Dental Medicine at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. He then received his Doctorates of Dental Medicine in 2007. Dr. Lastimado has also completed the two year Mastership Comprehensive Dentistry Program at the University of Florida CDP Class of 2014; subsequently receiving his Masters in the Academy of General Dentistry; the highest award given by the Academy of General Dentistry.
Dr. Lastimado has had the honor and privilege of providing quality dental care to military service members, while being deployed in Iraq, for Operation Enduring Freedom. During his tour of duty Dr. Lastimado had the privileged to work and train with specialists in the fields of Prosthodontics, Periodontics, and Endodontics. He is a member of the, International Congress of Oral Implantologists, Academy of General Dentistry, Texas Academy of General Dentistry, American Dental Association, Texas Dental Association, Dallas Asian Dental Association, and the Fort Worth District Dental Society. Dr. Lastimado continues to advance his knowledge and training in all aspects of general dentistry through continuing education in the areas of cosmetic Smile Makeovers, prosthodontics, Invisalign, computer guided implant surgery, advanced grafting, and CEREC same day dentistry.
Dr. Lastimado completed his 1-year Implant Preceptorship at the University of Texas San Antonio School of Dentistry, and earned his Fellowship status in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists. To ensure the best care for his patients, Dr. Lastimado has also completed advanced 3-D guided implant surgical training at the Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at the Georgia Health Sciences University. In addition, Dr. Lastimado has undergone intensive live surgical implant training in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; later earning his Mastership in the ICOI. To advance his implant training Dr. Lastimado has also completed a All-On-4 (tm) specific clinical residency with world renowned All-On-4 inventor, and professor, Dr. Paulo Malo, and the Malo Clinic Team, at the Malo Clinic in Lisbon, Portugal.
In addition to being in private practice, lecturing nationally and internationally for multiple organizations; Dr. Lastimado holds the following appointments:
- Director of Clinical Education & Surgical Services Reliable Dental Laboratory- Dallas, Texas
- AIC Education Implant Faculty Director- Hiossen Implant Company, Texas
- Director of Clinical Education for the I.D.A Dental Assistant Implant Training Program - Dallas, Texas
- Institution of Dental Advancement, PA- Founder/CEO
- Dallas Asian Dental Association- President (Past)