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October 9, 1924|
Manhattan, New York City, U.S.
|Died||October 17, 2016
Manhattan, New York
|Occupation||Dental Surgeon, entrepreneur|
|Known for||Dental Surgery|
Irwin Elliot Smigel (October 9, 1924 – October 17, 2016) was an American aesthetic dentist and entrepreneur.
Smigel cofounded the American Society for Dental Aesthetics with Leonard Linkow. Smigel was involved with many major developments in dentistry over the past three decades, including: laminates, veneers, changing facial structures and teeth whitening.
Smigel practiced on Madison Avenue in New York City and was a visiting lecturer for several postgraduate aesthetic dentistry programs, including the University of Minnesota Dental School, SUNY School of Dentistry – Buffalo, University of Missouri Dental School, Case Western University and the Baylor University School of Dentistry.
American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, 1994: Outstanding Contribution to Aesthetic Dentistry Award.
- Roberts, Sam (2016-10-17). "Irwin Smigel, New York Dentist Behind Cosmetic Techniques, Dies at 92". The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. Retrieved 2016-11-13.