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Amanda Seay DDS, FAGD, FAACD

Amanda Seay DDS, FAGD, FAACD

Education

  • The University of South Carolina,   
  • New York University – College of Dentistry,   
  • Pankey Center Alumni
  • Kois Center Graduate
  • Kois Center Clinical Instructor
  • Founder of imPRES Courses

Organizations

  • American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Member
  • Academy of General Dentistry
  • American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry
  • American Dental Association
  • South Carolina Dental Association
Amanda Seay DDS, FAGD, FAACD

Dr. Amanda Seay is the award-winning Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Clinical Director of Expertise Dental in Charleston, South Carolina. Her expertise ranges from complex restorative treatment planning to comprehensive preventative and reconstructive dentistry.

Dr. Seay is a recognized leader in the dental industry and has been featured in various dental publications for her influence and dedication to the profession. She was named the 11th Most Influential Person in Dentistry by Incisal Edge Magazine. She is the 85th dentist in the world who has earned the honor of Fellow Accredited Member status with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry.

Dr. Seay is the Director of Outreach and Engagement for the Seattle Study Club, an international and preeminent continuing-education organization for dentists.

Dr. Seay is also the co-creator of imPRES Dental Courses, an internationally recognized dental esthetics continuum.

She holds a clinical instructor position at the Kois Center, one of the most prestigious dental institutes in the country, and has published over 70 articles covering the art and techniques of esthetic dentistry. She also serves as the Restorative Section Editor for Inside Dentistry.

She is a Key Opinion Leader for many leading dental companies and is involved in the testing and creation of new dental products. She was named Top 25 Women In Dentistry in 2012 by Dental Products Report. Dr. Seay was the recipient of the Lucy Hobbs 2015 Award for the Woman To Watch in Dentistry.

In addition to operating a thriving full-time dental practice, Dr. Seay is a dedicated wife and the mother of four children.


Amanda Seay CV

CONTACT

seayamanda@gmail.com

3404 Salterbeck Street Suite 202 Mount Pleasant, SC 29466

EDUCATION

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE/BIOLOGY
University of South Carolina
1994-1998

DOCTOR OF DENTAL SURGERY
New York University College of Dentistry
1998-2002

SERVICE

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry- Vice President
2023- present

American Academy of Restorative Dentistry- Clinic Committee Chair
2023- Present

Seattle Study Club Director of Outreach and Engagement 2021- Present

American Board of Cosmetic Dentistry member 2019-Present

Distance Learning Ad Hoc Committee for American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 2018-2020

Restorative Section Editor for Inside Dentistry 2018-Present

Examiner Committee for American Academy of  Cosmetic Dentistry 2018-Present

Kois Center Activity Committee 2015-2021

Dental Products Shopper Evaluator 2014-Present

Inside Dentistry Editorial Board 2012-Present

Kois Center Editorial Board 2011-2018

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry- Fellow Accredited Member

American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry Active Member

American Academy of Restorative Dentistry Active Member

American Society of Dental Aesthetics Active Member

South Carolina Dental Association

American Dental Association

Academy of General Dentistry – Fellow Member

HONORS

25th Annual Leaders in Continuing Education. Dentistry Today. December 2022

#21 of 32 Most Influential People in Dentistry, Incisal Edge Magazine
2022

24th Annual Leaders in Continuing
Education. Dentistry Today. December
2021

#11 of 32 Most Influential People in
Dentistry, Incisal Edge Magazine
2021

23rd Annual Leaders in Continuing
Education. Dentistry Today. December
2020

22nd Annual Leaders in Continuing
Education. Dentistry Today. December
2019

21st Annual Leaders in Continuing
Education.Dentistry Today. December
2018

20th Annual Leaders in Continuing
Education.Dentistry Today. December
2017

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Cohort 2018

Lucy Hobbs “Woman to Watch” 2015

Two Top Ten Articles of 2013 Dental Compare

The Best of 2012: Most Viewed HowTo’s:“How to Better Place Posterior Composites”, Dental Products Report

Top 25 National Dental Industry Professionals, Dental Products Report
2012

Charleston Regional Business Journal, Volunteer Healthcare Hero 2009

ACHIEVEMENTS

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Fellowship 2020

Academy of General Dentistry Fellowship 2018

American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Accreditation 2014

Kois Center Graduate 2010

Pankey Graduate 2009

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

Kois Center Clinical Instructor 2014- Present

Kois Center Mentor 2011- 2014

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2004-Present PRIVATE PRACTICE/ Owner and Solo Practitioner

2003-2004 PRIVATE PRACTICE/ In association with Altman Dentistry

2002-2003 PRIVATE PRACTICE/ In association with Charleston Dental Associates

LECTURES

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2023, July). The Science of photography through the lens of art. Kois 25th Annual Symposium, Seattle, Washington.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2023, May). Isolate, Create and Capture. Seattle Study Club of Rochester, Rochester, New York.

Seay, A. (2023, April). Accreditation Case Type 4. American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Grapevine, Texas

Seay, A. (2023, April). Simplifying the Complex. American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Grapevine, Texas.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2023, March). Blueprint Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2023, March). Isolate and Create. Kois Center, Seattle, Washington.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2023, February). Isolate and Create. American Equilibration Society. Chicago, Illinois.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2023, February). Collideoscope Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2023 February. Isolate and Create. Clinician’s Choice Conference, Aruba

A.,Seay, A. (2023, January. Smile Architect with Align. Seatle Study Club Symposium, Orlando, Florida.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2022, December). Blueprint Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2022, November). Synthesis Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2022, November). Collideoscope Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2022, October). FrameworkSeries. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2022, October). Nexus Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2022, September). Isolate, Create and Capture. Ninth Dental District, Tarrytown, New York.

Seay, A. (2022, September). The Turning Point. Seattle Study Club Rising Stars Forum. Chicago, Illinois.

Seay, A. (2022, July). Rethinking the Dental Practice of the Future. Seattle Study Club Director’s Summit. Tuscon, Arizona.

Seay, A. (2022, June). SEE Dentistry Through the Lens of Art. Channel 3 Meeting, Scotland, United Kingdom.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2022, May). Synergy Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Seay, A. (2022, April). Simplifying the Complex. American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Orlando, Florida.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2022, March). Isolate and Create. Kois Center, Seattle, Washington

Seay, A. (2022, February). Simplifying the Complex. American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, Chicago, Illinois.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2022, February). Collideoscope Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Seay, A. (2022, January). Simplifying the Complex. Seattle Study Club Symposium, Laguna Nigel, California.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2022, January). Isolate, Create and Capture. Texas AGD, Austin, Texas.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2021, December). Synthesis 2 Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2021, December). Synthesis Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2021, November). Collideoscope Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2021, October). Nexus Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Seay, A. (2021, October). Journey into the Dental Photography World . Seattle Study Club. Charleston, SC.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2021, September). Isolate and Create. Kois Center, Seattle, Washington.

Seay, A. (2021, August). See the World Through the Lens of Art. Florida Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. Orlando, FL.

Seay, A. (2021, July). Through the Lens of a Photographer. Seattle Study Club Director’s Summit. Bachelor Gulch, CO.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2020, December). Synthesis Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2020, November). Collideoscope Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2020, October). Nexus Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2020, October). Synthesis 2 Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2020, March). Create and Capture. Kois Center, Seattle, Washington.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2020, February). Synthesis Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Seay, A. (2020, February). The Great Debate- Save or Extract. Seattle Study Club Annual Symposium, Phoenix, Arizona.

Seay, A. (2020, February). A Patient’s Risk Determines the Restorative Approach. Seattle Study Club Annual Symposium, Phoenix, Arizona.

Seay, A. (2019, December). Composite Artistry Simplified. Peninsula Dental Society, Long Island, New York.

Seay, A. (2019, December). A Patient’s Risk Determines the Restorative Approach.
Dental Influencer’s Alliance, Scottsdale, Arizona.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2019, November). Collideoscope Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Seay, A. (2019, September). Composite Artistry Simplified. DC Clinical Webinar.

Seay, A. (2019, June). The Social Media Mindset. Nobel Biocare Global Symposium,

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2019, May). Nexus Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Seay, A. (2019, April). A Patient’s Risk Determines the Restorative Approach. American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, San Diego, California.

Seay, A. (2019, April). Accreditation Workshop Case Type 4. American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, San Diego, California.

Seay, A. (2019, April). Accreditation Super Session Case Type 4. American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, San Diego, California.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2019, March). Composite Artistry- Synthesis Series. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Seay, A. (2018, December). XX Dental Collective Women’s Panel. Dental Influencer’s Alliance, Los Angeles, California.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2018, November). When Pictures Really Matter. Charleston, South Carolina.

Notarantonio, A.,Seay, A. (2018, November). Composite Artistry- A Focus on Class IV Fractures. imPRES Continuum, Charleston, South Carolina.

Seay, A. (2018, October). Composite Artistry- A Focus on Class IV Fractures. American Society of Dental Aesthetics, Nashville, Tennessee.

Seay, A. (2018, July). Composite Artistry- A Focus on Class IV Fractures. Kois Center 20th Annual Symposium, Seattle, Washington.

Seay, A. (2017, November). Composite Artistry. Greater New York Dental Meeting, New York, New York.

Seay, A. (2017, November). Diastema Closures. Greater New York Dental Meeting, New York, New York.

Seay, A. (2017, November). Composite Artistry: Class IV Restoration. British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, London, England.

Seay, A. (2016, October). Composite Artistry and Implant Esthetics. Greene Vardiman Black Dental Society, Springfield, Illinois.

Seay, A. (2016, April). Composite Artistry: Class IV Restoration. American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Scientific Session, Toronto, Ontario.

Seay, A. (2015, November). Composite Artistry. All-Dent Learning Center, Glen Cove, New York.

Seay, A. (2015, November). 3i Implants and Restorative Dentistry. Columbia, South Carolina.

Seay, A. (2015, May). Composite Artistry: Class IV Restoration. American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry Annual Scientific Session, San Francisco, California.

Seay, A. (2014, June). Composite Artistry: Class IV & Diastema Restoration. All-Dent Learning Center, Glen Cove, New York.

Seay, A. (2013, June). Composite Artistry: Class IV & Diastema Restoration. All-Dent Learning Center, Glen Cove, New York.

Seay, A. (2012, April). Photography Hands-On Workshop & Ceramics: Lab Communication. Pennsylvania Academy of General Dentistry, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Seay, A. (2012, September). Composite Artistry: Restoring a Class IV Restoration. New York Academy of General Dentistry, Whitestar, New York, Pennsylvania.

PUBLICATIONS

Seay, A. Getting Down to Business- Co-Editor. Inside Dentistry. 2022;18 (10)

Seay, A. 32 Most Influential People in Dentistry. Incisal Edge 2022; Summer: 21-28

Seay, A. 5 on 5: 5 Clinical Must-Haves from 5 Restorative Educators. Clinician’s Choice. 2022; Summer: 16-17

Seay, A. 24th Annual Leaders in Continuing Education. Dentistry Today. 2021; 40 (9): 101-108

Seay, A. Replacing Worn Composite Restorations with Composite. Inside Dentistry. 2021;17 (12): 26-27

Seay, A. Optimizing Whitening Treatment. Inside Dentistry. 2021;17 (8): 42

Seay, A. 32 Most Influential People in Dentistry. Incisal Edge 2021; Summer: 19-37

Seay, A. Lead Mastermind Group. Inside Dentistry. 2021; 17 (5): 18-19.

Seay, A. Talking With Women Who Are Forging New Paths In Dentistry. Inside Dentistry. 2020; 16 (2): 20-42

Seay, A. Adopting Stronger Flowable Composites. Inside Dentistry. 2019; 15(11). Seay, A. When Words are Not Enough. Inside Dentistry. 2019; 15(10):42-50.

Seay, A. It Should Never Be All or Nothing. Inside Dentistry. 2019; 15(7):92.

Seay, A. Health Driven Goals with Esthetic Outcomes. Oral Health. 2019; 4:5-52-59.

Trends in Dentistry- Statistics and Opinions as the Profession Embarks on a a New Year. Inside Dentistry, 2019; 15 (1):14-24.

Seay, A. Can Indirect Restorative Solutions Be Produced with the Same Level of Quality Dentistry Without Using Digital Technology? Inside Dentistry. 2018; 14 (12): 30-31.

Seay, A. High Tech Restorative Solutions- Using Digital Tools to Master Esthetic Challenges. Compendium. 2018; 39 (10):696-704

Seay, A. Multi-Disciplinary Treatment Success. Dentistry Today. 2018; 37(9):98-103. Seay, A. When Pictures Really Matter. Inside Dentistry. 2018; 14(8):76.

Seay. A. Sitting Chairside with Our Esteemed Colleagues. Dental Product Shopper. 2018; 12(8):4.

Seay, A. Treating Facial Trauma. Dentistry Today. 2017; 36(10):74-77.

Seay, A. What is the best technique for fabricating provisional veneer restorations? Inside Dentistry. 2016; 12(10):92.

Seay, A. Composites, Matrix Systems and Curing Lights. Inside Dentistry. 2016; 12(7): 96-97.

Seay, A. Empowering Women in Dentistry with the Lucy Hobbs Project. Inside Dentistry. 2016; 12(5):112.

Seay, A. Metal-Based Restoration Replacement. Dentistry Today. 2015; 34(9):98-101.

Incisal Edge, Summer 2015: “Passion for Dentistry: Meet the Women Reinventing Our Profession – The 2015 Lucy Hobbs Project Awards”

AACD Executive Office, July 2015: AACD Accredited and Accredited Fellow Women Shine: Receive National Recognition

Dental Products Report, November 2014: ” Understanding the Benefits of a Complete Adhesive System for High-Strength Restorations” ebook

Seay,A. Practice Must haves. Inside Dentistry. 2014; 10(11).

Seay, A. Achieving Esthetic and Functional Objectives with Additive Equilibration. Compendium. 2014; 35(9):688-692.

Seay, A. How to Gain More Profitability and Patient Satisfaction in Restorative Dentistry. Dental Products Report. June 2014 online.

Inside Dentistry, August 2014: “The Perfect Lab Partner” by Ellen Meyer

Inside Dentistry, August 2014: “The Perfect Lab Partner” by Ellen Meyer

Dental Product Shopper, July 2014: “Give Back a Smile – An Indescribable Experience” online?

Inside Dental Technology, June 2014: “Here Come the Millennials” by Ellen Meyer

Seay, A. Meet the Evaluator: Amanda Seay, DDS. Dental Product Shopper.2014; 8(6):66.

Seay, A. A Simple & Functional Conservative Treatment: Occlusal Risk Diagnosis of a Constricted Chewing Pattern. Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry. 2014;30(1):66-72.

Dental Product Shopper, April 2014: “Meet the Evaluator: Amanda Seay, DDS”

Seay, A. Practice to Practice. Inside Dentistry. 2014; 10(1):92

FoxNews.com, February 2014: “Dental health during pregnancy: How to care for your teeth and gums”

Seay, A. Practice to Practice. Inside Dentistry. 2014; 10(11):126.

Seay, A. Using a Combination Approach to Predictable Cementation and Bonding. Inside Dentistry, 2014.

Seay, A. 2013 Review – What keeps you up at night? Inside Dentistry. 2013; 9(12):74.

SMRT, November 2013: “Are We Doomed to Get Cavities If We Have “Soft” Teeth?”

ADA Dental Product Guide 2013, October 2013: ”Tips from practicing dentists on using products to the best advantage – Product Category: Cleaning Paste”

Dentistry Today, September 2013: ”Placing Posterior Restorations Simply and Efficiently: Ivoclar Vivadent’s Tetric EvoCeram Bulk Fill with Ivocerin”

Dental Compare, May 2013: “Using Dental Composite to Quickly Repair Class IV Fractures”

Patrick, B., Seay, A. A Case for Comprehensive Dentistry – Traditional and Transitional Materials for an Occlusally Compromised Patient. Inside Dental Technology. 2013; 4(4):52-58.

Dental Compare, April 2013: ”A Simple Approach to Composite Diastema Cases”

Seay, A. How-To: Restore Non-Carious Lesions. Dental Products Report. 2013; 47(2): 104-105.

AACD’s Academy Connection, February 2013: “Restoring Smile: The First Step in Healing Process”

Dental Compare, February 2013: “Direct Resin Versus Porcelain: How to Choose the Best Restorative Approach”

Inside Dentistry, February 2013: “Winning Strategies: Dental practitioners share their rules for professional and personal achievement” by Ellen Meyer

Inside Dentistry, February 2013: ”Implant Failures Caused by Cements: Salvaging compromised cases and preventing complications” by Kate Hughes

Roberts, M., Seay, A. Replacing Full-Mouth Restorations and Restoring Gingival Architecture. Inside Dentistry. 2013; 9(2):38-54

Seay, A. What’s on Your Composite/Restorative Tray? Dentaltown. 2013; 14(1):62.

Roberts, M., Seay, A. Full-Mouth Reconstruction Using IPS e.max Press; Successful and esthetic outcomes as a result of dental team collaboration. Inside Dental Technology. 2013; 4(1): 52-57.

Seay, A. Year in Review: Dr. Seay and fellow Editorial Advisory Board members share ‘Dental Milestones’ for 2012. Inside Dentistry. 2012; 8(12):36.

Patrick, B., Seay, A. Functional and Esthetic Challenges: Replacing a Single Anterior Tooth with an Implant. Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry. 2012; 28(3):82-92.

Dental Products Report, December 2012: “The Best of 2012: Most Viewed How-To’– How to Better Place Posterior Composites”

Seay, A. Transitional Bonding with the Kois Deprogrammer: A Conservative Treatment
Approach. Compendium. 2012; 33(10):758-763.

Seay, A. IPS e.max: Tested and Proven in Practice. Dental Products Shopper. 2012; 6(11):138.

Dr. Seay Recognized in ‘Top 25 Women in Dentistry 2012. Dental Products Report. 2012; 46(9):24.

Seay, A. Make it e.max! Everyday Dentistry, Everyday IPS e.max! Dentistry Today. 2012; 31(9):21.

Seay, A. Tetric EvoCeram: Not Just for Small Restorations. Inside Dentistry. 2012; 8(9):84-86.

Seay, A. Using Ivoclar Vivadent’s Tetric EvoCeram for Posterior Restorations and as a Core Buildup. Dentistry Today. 2012; 31(6):40.

Seay, A. Product Watch: bluephase® Style. Dental Products Report. 2012; 46(6):40. Ivoclar Vivadent’s bluephase® style Offers Clinicians Convenience, Comfort.
Compendium. 2012; 33(6):448.

Seay, A. Using Bulk-Fill Composite for a Core-Build-up Under a Lithium-Disilicate Crown Restoration. Dentaltown. 2012; 13(5):108-114.

Seay, A. Simplifying Posterior Restorations. Inside Dentistry. 2012; 8(4):84-88.

Seay, A. Placing Posterior Composites. Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry. 2011; 27(3): 130.

Seay, A. How To: Better Place Posterior Composites. Dental Products Report. 2011; 45(8):98-100.

Dentistry iQ, July 2011: “Prosthetic Management of Surgical Complications Using e.max”.

OUTREACH

2006-Present Medical University of South Carolina Dental Student Mentor

2002-2017 Our Lady Of Mercy Wellness House

2002-2014 East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) Dental Clinic

2008-2013  “Give Back a Smile” Program (Domestic Violence & Abuse) Volunteer

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