2020 Speakers


Dr. Anthony Chillura

Director of Risk Management, Brown & Brown Insurance


As the Director of Dental Risk Management, Dr. Chillura is responsible for the overall risk control assessment, evaluation, consulting and technical support of risk exposures for insurance products for the dental profession. His dental and risk management experience allows him to manage the unique risk exposures related to the delivery of dental services and partner with insured dentists in their mission to improve patient safety and minimize risk.

Dr. Chillura received his Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in Biology, as well as his D.M.D from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He was awarded a Certificate in Conscious Sedation from Montefiore Medical Center and opened his private practice on Wall Street, NYC, in 1976.

He is a member of the American Dental Association, Academy of General Dentistry and the Fraternity of International College of Dentistry. Dr. Chillura was a member of the New York Forensic Dental Society and served as a forensic odontologist with the NYC office of Chief Medical Examiner identifying victims from the September 11th terrorist attack.

Dr. Chillura participated in the REACH OUT America Healthcare for veterans of foreign wars, the Ethics and Mentoring Program at NYU School of Dentistry and has served on the National Advisory Board for the Professional Protector Plan for Dentists since 2008. He also received a certificate of merit from both New York and Connecticut for donating dental services during their Mission of Mercy events which provide free dental services for the underserved. Dr. Chillura was recognized with the Distinguished and Meritorious Service Award for the 9/11 dental forensic identification.

He resides in New Jersey with his wife, Deb, and has two grown children David and Lindsey. He is a commercial rated general aviation pilot and a certified race car driver at Sports Car Club of America.