Dr. Chiche is the Thomas P. Hinman Endowed Chair in Restorative Dentistry, and the Director of the Center for Esthetic & Implant Dentistry at Augusta University College of Dental Medicine in Augusta, GA. He has given numerous programs nationally and internationally and he is a Past President of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. He is respectively with Alain Pinault and Hitoshi Aoshima the author of the textbooks: Esthetics of Anterior Fixed Restorations, and Smile Design – A guide for Clinician, Ceramist and Patient both published by Quintessence Pub. Co. He is the recipient of the 2003 LSU Alumni Award, the 2003 Seattle Study Club Award for best dental educator of the year and the 2007 Distinguished Lecturer Award of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics. He became in 2009 the first recipient of the Endowed Chair sponsored by the Thomas P. Hinman Dental Society.