Meet the Faculty

Meet the Faculty

Canadian Dental Implant Restorative Residency Program


Aldo Leopardi, BDS, DDS, MS

Dr. Leopardi received his undergraduate dental degree from the University of Adelaide, South Australia, in 1984. He enjoyed private practice as a general dentist in Adelaide, Australia, for several years prior to receiving his specialist training and masters degree in combined fixed, removable and implant Prosthodontics, at the University of North Carolina, at Chapel Hill, in 1993.

At Chapel Hill, he also taught Fixed Prosthodontics as a Clinical Assistant Professor. Upon return to Australia, he began a successful Prosthodontic private practice in the Gold Coast region of Queensland, Australia.

In 1996, he joined the Prosthodontic faculty at the University of Detroit Mercy (UDM), Michigan, where he also obtained his American DDS degree. Teaching responsibilities at UDM included Clinical Supervisor and:

  • Co-Director of the Fixed Prosthodontic Program
  • Director of the Complete Dentures Program
  • Implant Residency program supervisor

In 1999, after 15 years of combined academic and dental practice, Dr. Leopardi resumed private practice limited to implant, fixed and removable Prosthodontics in Denver, Colorado. Today he lectures nationally on subjects involving fixed, removable and implant dentistry, and is involved in clinical research. He is also the founder and President of the Denver Implant Study Club.




Jason Bortolussi, DDS, MS, Prosthodontist

Dr. Jason Bortolussi completed his training at the University of Minnesota in 1996. He then obtained a certificate and Master’s degree at Minnesota for the specialty of Prothodontics in 1999. In 2004 he became a fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. He worked as a Prosthodontist in Minneapolis until 2003. He now resides in London, Ontario with his wife and two children where he has his own private practice.






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