Department of Education

Lee Ann Brady

Dr. Lee Ann Brady

Director of Education

Dr. Lee Ann Brady joined The Pankey Institute as their first female resident faculty member and was quickly promoted to Clinical Director. Subsequently, she held positions with several dental continuing education organizations. In 2010 she was recognized by Dental Products Report as one of the “Top 25 Women Dentists in the U.S.” in the category of dental educators. She is active online with her popular dental blog at (leeannbrady.com) and recently founded Restorative Nation (restorativenation.com), a supportive learning community for dentists. Since 2012 she has owned Desert Sun Smiles (desertsunsmiles.com), a private restorative practice in Glendale, Arizona.

Dr. Brady can be reached at  lbrady@pankey.org

Jeff Baggett

Dr. Jeff Baggett

Essentials 1 Coordinator

The son of an Air Force Fighter Pilot and a kindergarten teacher, Jeff Baggett was born in Enid, Oklahoma. He has lived in many places around the country and the world. After completing his undergraduate degree at Oklahoma State University, he graduated from the Oklahoma University College of Dentistry in 1981 in the top ten percent of his class. Dr. Baggett is a member of many professional organizations, including the American Dental Association, Oklahoma Dental Association, American College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He is a past Associate Clinical Professor in the Department of Fixed Prosthodontics at Oklahoma University College of Dentistry. In 1987, Dr. Baggett won the prestigious Thomas K. Jefferson Award for Public Relations from the Oklahoma Dental Association. He is the past president of the L.D. Pankey Alumni Association and has completed accreditation to earn the distinction of Pankey Scholar.

A member of the Southwest Academy of Restorative Dentistry, Dr. Baggett is on the staff of Visiting Faculty for St. Anthony’s Hospital General Practice Residency and is a preceptor for senior dental students from the O.U. College of Dentistry. He is also a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and a restorative advisor to the Red Earth Seattle Study Club. Married with a grown son, Dr. Baggett is a past assistant Scoutmaster for Boy Scout Troop 79, and past Little League coach for basketball and baseball. Currently, he serves on the Edmond Bike Committee and the Board of Directors for the Free To Live Animal Sanctuary. He is a speaker for the Oklahoma Victim’s Impact Panel against drinking and driving. Having completed an Ironman distance triathalon in 1992, Dr. Baggett enjoys biking and running.

Dr. Baggett can be reached at jeff@jeffbaggettdds.com

Glenn Kidder

Dr. Stephen K. Malone

Essentials 2 Coordinator

Dr. Stephen Malone received his Doctorate of Dental Medicine Degree from the University of Louisville in 1994 and has practiced dentistry in Knoxville for nearly 20 years. Dr. Malone’s intense study in specialty treatment areas and general dentistry enables him to provide exceptional, comprehensive care. In his work in his Knoxville office, Dr. Malone is supported in this work by an exceptional team of professionals. Malone facilitates the postgraduate learning of other dentists from across the nation and around the world. Dr. Malone and his wife, Lisa, have two sons, Davis and Grant and a dog named Luke. Dr. Malone’s hobbies include golf, cycling, boating and spending time with family. He enjoys speaking before and mentoring other dentists, as an encourager of patient-centered and comprehensive oral health care that takes into account the patient’s whole health and entire oral heath circumstances.

Dr. Malone can be reached at DrMalone@knoxvillesmiles.com

Michael Rogers

Dr. J. Michael Rogers

Essentials 3 Coordinator

A graduate of Baylor College of Dentistry, Dr. Rogers has spent the last 22 years developing his abilities to restore patients to the dental health they desire. That development includes continuing education exceeding 100+ hours a year, training through the Pankey Institute curriculum and one-on-one training with many of dentistry’s leaders.
Through his career, he has served as Assistant Clinical Professor in Restorative Sciences at Baylor College of Dentistry, received my Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry and currently serve as Visiting Faculty at the Pankey Institute. For 22 years he has served patients in his private practice in Arlington, Tx.

Dr. Rogers can be reached at drrogers@jmrogersdds.com

Dr. Michael Fling

Essentials 4 Coordinator

Michael C. Fling, D.D.S. began his career in dentistry in 1976 as a laboratory technician. Graduating from Oklahoma University College of Dentistry in 1984, he received the “Young Dentist of the Year Award” in 1988 from the Oklahoma Dental Association. Maintaining a private practice with an emphasis on aesthetic and restorative dentistry, he has served as Course Director and as Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Fixed Prosthodontics at the O.U. College of Dentistry. He is the founder and President of “Fling Seminars”, providing advanced dental education to dental teams and technicians throughout the country. He was named by Dentistry Today as one of the “Top Clinicians in Continuing Education” for the last two years. Currently he serves as a guest lecturer at O.U. College of Dentistry in the Department of Fixed Prosthodontics and as an Associate Faculty at the L.D. Pankey Institute. Dr. Fling is also on staff with the St. Anthony’s Hospital General Residency Program and with the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Residency Program at the O.U. College of Dentistry. He is part of a select handful that has completed the process to earn the distinction as a “Pankey Scholar”. As a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, and the American College of Dentists, he has lectured internationally to dental and laboratory associations and to various study groups on fundamental principles of aesthetic and restorative dentistry, philosophical and managerial concepts, and achieving technical excellence.

Dr. Fling can be reached at mcfling@aol.com