Jonathan Ferencz graduated from New York University College of Dentistry and joined the faculty as a part-time instructor in pre-clinical and clinical fixed prosthodontics before opening a private practice in New York City in 1972. In 1990, Dr. Ferencz became Clinical Professor of Post-Graduate Prosthodontics and was certified by the American Board of Prosthodontics in 1998. He served as President of the American College of Prosthodontists in 2002. He is also a Fellow of the Academy of Prosthodontics. His areas of research have included high-strength ceramics, CAD/CAM and complete dentures. He has nearly 30 publications and his textbook, High-Strength Ceramics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives co-edited by Nelson Silva and Jose Navarro was published in 2014.