As they say: “necessity is the mother of invention”, his ingenuity and tenacious research led to 4 “Gumtex” dental surgical training model patents. They sold like hotcakes via peer reviewed hands-on table clinic presentations like book signings or 2 day lectures and ultimately went to more than 40 countries to train over 4000 dentists, students, profs . It paid for his lengthy medical, dental education including graduate studies and clinic via American instrument manufacturer and CE awards, etc.  Such a simple $10 idea! It led to his nickname “Dr Gum”….

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'95 Dr Petty letter of recommendation '95 Gumtex model shipments - '00 '95 Gumtex models '95 Heather dental ad                                        '95 Practice makes perfect '96 Dr Saik letter of recommendation      

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