Dr Alex Touchstone
Job Title: Principal Dentist
Dr. Alex Touchstone grew up in Laurel, Mississippi and has been a dentist for over 20 years. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in 1990 with a degree in biology, and received his DDS from the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee in 1994. For most of his career, Dr. Touchstone has operated a private practice serving Hattiesburg and has developed a reputation as one of the world’s leading experts on advanced computer-enabled digital dental technology.
Over the past 20 years, computer-enabled technologies have revolutionized dental care, and Dr. Touchstone has been instrumental in their development and use. He was an early adopter of Computer Aided Design (CAD/CAM) in dentistry, and he holds several patents for advances he has made in the production of replacement teeth with CAD/CAM technologies.
Through his extensive experience in using digital technologies in his practice in Hattiesburg, Dr. Touchstone has become an expert in the best ways to use digital technology in patient care. After seeing the positive changes digital technology was making in his patients’ lives, he committed himself to improving his own skills and knowledge to provide the best care possible. Dr. Touchstone began teaching other dentists what he’d learned, and over time he began to be recognized as one of the world’s foremost educators in digital dentistry. Today, he teaches hundreds of dentists every year how they can use digital dentistry to improve their own patients’ lives.
In addition to operating his dental practice, Dr. Touchstone serves on the Clinical Advisory Board for Natural Dental Implants AG. He also serves at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in the Postgraduate Prosthodontics Division as an Adjunct Assistant Professor. He is a popular lecturer on digital dentistry, and he has delivered talks and workshops to audiences around the world. He has written many articles and produced several videos on digital dentistry for the dental community.