Dr. Heidi Kohltfarber

Dr. Heidi Bridget Kohltfarber is a board certified oral and maxillofacial radiologist who is the owner and managing radiologist for Dental Radiology Diagnostics and the founder of DRDx Doctors, an online 3D radiology educational website. She is also a key opinion leader for multiple imaging companies including Dentsply Sirona, Henry Schein and Patterson Dental and is on faculty at CDOCS. In addition, she is an adjunct professor in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences at the University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry at Chapel Hill and an assistant clinical professor in the Department of General Diagnostic Radiology at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. She received her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from Loma Linda University in 2003 and in 2012 she received her master's degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology from UNC-Chapel Hill. In 2017, Dr. Kohltfarber received her PhD in Diagnostic Imaging with an emphasis in craniofacial radiology at King's College London. In 2019, she was inducted as a fellow into the International College of Dentists as well as the Academy of Dentistry International. Her research includes efficacy studies comparing 2D vs 3D radiology in non-healing root canal treated teeth with apical radiolucencies as well as validation and efficacy of utilizing 3D imaging and segmentation models for the diagnosis of temporomandibular joint disorders and application of AI in radiology.


  • PhD, Diagnostic Imaging in Craniofacial Radiology, King's College London, 2017
  • MS, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2012
  • DDS, Dental Surgery, Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, 2003
  • BS, Business Administration, Pacific Union College, 1999

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