After graduating magna cum laude from New Mexico State University with his biology degree, Dr. Gilbert earned his dental degree from the University of Colorado School of Dentistry, where he was named valedictorian. He fine-tuned his skills through continuing education courses offered through Baylor College of Dentistry Post-Graduate Continuum and the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies, which is staffed by some of the world’s most highly regarded dental experts. In addition, Dr. Gilbert is a contributing editor to the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, which is a professional publication for cosmetic dentists worldwide.
Dr. Gilbert is the only American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD) Accredited cosmetic dentist in Las Cruces and the El Paso region of west Texas. Dr. Gilbert has also been chosen by the Academy as a Consultant and Examiner. He is also a contributing editor to the Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry, a professional publication for cosmetic dentists worldwide.
Dr. Gilbert has been a featured lecturer and presenter across North America and has published two articles on cosmetic dentistry techniques. He has beenÂ an instructor with Aesthetic Advantage, a post-graduate program for cosmetic dentistry based in Manhattan, and has taught with a team of cosmetic specialists in Palm Beach, Florida. In addition, he has worked for both the Albuquerque Dental Study Group and the Institute for Advanced Dental Studies in Nevada as a clinical instructor.
Dr. Gilbert and the entire Bright Star Team are also active in supporting the city of Las Cruces through numerous community service projects during the year.
The American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD)
The American Dental Association (ADA)
The New Mexico Dental Association
The Southwest District Dental Society
The Omicron Kappa Upsilon National Dental Honor Society
Awards and AchievementsÂ
Grace Ogle Award for Leaders in Organized Dentistry
American Academy of Periodontology Award for Outstanding Achievement in Periodontics
Pierre Fauchard Academy Certificate of Merit
Alpha Omega Award of Excellence in Scholarship