About Dr. Irwin Becker.
Dr. Irwin M. Becker has chaired the Department of Education of The Pankey Institute since 1984. He received his dental degree from the Medical College of Virginia in 1969 and attained his Board eligibility from the Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry in Periodontal Prosthodontics.
In his private practice, Dr. Becker has achieved a high level of success as a restorative dentist for patients who have undergone the ravages of periodontal disease. Prior to joining the Institute’s faculty in 1982, he was Chairman of Periodontal Prosthesis of the Dade County Dental Research Clinic, and Chairman of the Crown and Bridge section of the Mount Sinai General Dentistry Residency program. In 1986, he was appointed Clinical Associate Professor of the University of Florida.
Dr. Becker lectures, and has published, extensively on clinical topics and on a philosophy of the practice of dentistry. He has been published in numerous scientific journals, including The Journal of Craniomandibular Practice, Dental Clinics of North America, The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry, The International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry, The Journal of the American Dental Association, and Dental Economics. He has active membership in the American College of Dentists, American Equilibration Society and American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, where he has served on the scientific investigation committee presenting the literature review for occlusion and TMD topics. In 2005, Dr. Becker was honored with the Weclew Award by the Academy of General Dentistry, one of the highest awards given for extraordinary accomplishments in dental education.
Mindy Becker, of Auntie "M" to the Rescue! LLC., is an impassioned educator who strives to change the lives of her clients through the implementation of tools and techniques founded in the principles of Conscious Discipline®
She teaches and encourages others to implement the philosophy into their personal and professional lives and provides them with the skills necessary to make the changes. She is a dynamic presenter providing a variety of workshops for parents, teachers and professionals throughout the US. Most recently, Ms. Becker presented a series of workshops to Nova Southeastern University Psychologists and presented to the Advanced Dental Team Course, at the LD Pankey Institute. She continues to expand and evolve her programs to leverage the universal applicability of these teachings.
Ms. Becker graduated Summa Cum Laude from Barry University where she majored in Exceptional Student Education (ESE).