Tom Viola

Tom ViolaTom Viola, R.Ph., CCP

With over 30 years’ experience as a board-certified pharmacist, clinical educator, professional speaker and published author, Tom Viola, R.Ph., CCP has earned his national and international reputation as the go-to specialist for making pharmacology practical and useful for all members of the dental team. As the founder of Pharmacology Declassified, Tom aims to educate clinicians about how non-dentist-prescribed medications affect dentistry, as well as how dentist-prescribed medications relate to other medical issues outside of dentistry.

Tom is a member of the faculty of over 10 dental professional degree programs and has received several awards for outstanding teacher of the year. He is also well known for his contributions to several professional journals, has served as a contributor, chapter author and peer reviewer for several pharmacology textbooks, and currently serves as a consultant to the American Dental Association’s Council on Scientific Affairs. As a speaker, Tom has presented over 1000 informative, humorous and engaging continuing education seminars and webinars to dental professionals internationally since 2001.

Courses Mr. Viola teaches:
Current Controversies in Dental Pharmacology
Essential Pharmacology for the Whole Dental Team
Hey, Spit Happens! Xerostomia (Dry Mouth) and Its Dental Considerations
Managing Medically Complex Dental Patients