Dr. Rick A. Kushner is President, Founder, CEO and CFO of Comfort Dental, the largest and most successful dental franchise in the world. He graduated from Marquette University School of Dentistry in 1977. Dr. Kushner has always advocated, taught and pioneered the concept of accessible, fair priced dentistry. Dr. Kushner, has continued to be involved in the School of Dentistry at Marquette, from which he graduated, in 1977. Dr. Kushner credits his relationship with the School of Dentistry’s dean, William Lobb, as a major catalyst for his support of the school. Under Lobb’s leadership over the past 15 years, the school has developed a curriculum that focuses on evidence-based care as well as caring for the whole community.