About Todd E. Shatkin, DDS

Todd E. Shatkin, DDS

Founder & CEO

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Todd E. Shatkin, DDS of Amherst, New York has placed over 35,000 mini dental implants. He has utilized mini implants for denture stabilization, single and multiple tooth replacements and full arch reconstructions with a success rate exceeding 95%.

His seminal article “Mini Dental Implants for Long Term Fixed and Removable Prosthetics” was published in the journal Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry in the February 2007 issue and has been well received.· As a result of his positive experiences with mini dental implants, Dr. Shatkin developed the F.I.R.S.T® Technique (Fabricated Implant Restorations and Surgical Technique). He has extensively lectured nationally and internationally on his technique.· As a result, many dentists have enjoyed a renewed enthusiasm for dentistry while positively changing patient lives!· In addition to being a general dentist, Dr. Shatkin is the owner of Shatkin F.I.R.S.T.® and President Emeritus International Academy of Mini Dental Implants.


  • Over 20 years of experience
  • More than 35,000 Implants Placed
  • lectures nationally and internationally
  • President Emeritus I.A.M.D.I.
  • Published in the journal Compendium of Continuing Education in Dentistry