Thomas M. Paumier, DDS, a 1987 cum laude graduate of the Ohio State University College of Dentistry, completed a general practice residency at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Youngstown, Ohio. He has been in private practice in Canton, Ohio, since 1988. Dr. Paumier is on the faculty of the Mercy Medical Center GPR in Canton and is a fellow in the International College of Dentists and American College of Dentists. He was a member of the American Dental Association Council on Scientific Affairs’ Expert Panel on Prosthetic Joint Prophylaxis and the ADA/American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ Expert Panel for Prosthetic Joint Prophylaxis Appropriate Use Criteria. He also serves on the ADA Expert Panel for Antibiotic Therapeutics. He is a past president of the Ohio Dental Association.