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Dr. Walter Devoto
Dr. Walter Devoto
Italy


At the moment he is Lecturer at the International University of Catalona, Barcelona, for a post graduate course in Aesthetic Dentistry, Visiting professor at the “Universitè de la Mediterranee, Marseille” in the course of Refinement of Aesthetic Reconstructive Dentistry. Dr Devoto is particularly interested in the field of Conservative, Aesthetic Restoration and is the author and co-author of various publications in specialised international journals. As a speaker, he has participated in courses and conferences, both at a national and international level on the subject as well as being speaker, collaborator and demonstrator at most of the major European Universities. In addition, Dr Devoto is the author of one of the chapters of “Le Guide Estetique” by A.Faucher and J.C. Paris, QDT 2003, France, “ Odontoiatria Restaurativa”, by A.I.C. Elsevier 2009, Italy, “Traumatologia oral” by A. Mendoza, Ergon 2013, Spain, “Endoprotetyka” by M. Zarow, Quintessence 2013, Poland, Co-author of “Layer” by J. Manauta & A. Salat, QDT 2011. Since 1996 he has been a member of the Academy of Operative Dentistry. He has also been an active member of the Italian Academy of Conservative Dentistry since 1998 and an active member of the European Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry since 2002. Founder member of the Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, Founder member of Styleitaliano.

Dr. Mauro Fradeani
Dr. Mauro Fradeani
Italy


Past President of EAED - European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (biennial 2003/2004) and Past President of AIOP - Accademia Italiana di Odontoiatria Protesica (biennial 1999/2000), he has served as Visiting Associate Professor in Prosthetics at Louisiana State University - New Orleans (USA) from 1999 until 2008. Active Member of The American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, he maintains membership in The American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics. He is Founder and Director of ACE Institute and of Fradeani Education. He has been a member of the Editorial Board of Practical Procedures & Aesthetic Dentistry (PPAD) and presently is Associate Editor of The International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry (IJED) and member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry (JERD). He is the author of the book “Esthetic Rehabilitation in Fixed Prosthodontics”, Vol 1 “Esthetic Analysis” and Vol 2 "Prosthetic treatment: a systematic approach to esthetic, biologic and functional integration", published by Quintessence International He runs a private practice limited solely to prosthetics on natural dentition and on implants in Pesaro (Italy). Dr. Fradeani is a clinician, with an over 30-year experience in the field of prosthodontics, who still works with the same passion and enthusiasm that he had at the beginning of his career. He lives in Pesaro, Italy where he runs a private practice limited to esthetic and functional rehabilitation on natural dentition and implants. Dr. Fradeani is founder and director of the ACE Institute, an advanced continuing education center. Every year he hosts in Pesaro a few hundred dentists coming from all over to world to learn his philosophy and his approach to prosthetic dentistry. He is also founder and Director of Fradeani Education, an educational project developed together with a group of expert lecturers with the goal of promoting worldwide an Italian model of excellence in dentistry worldwide. He is the author of the book in two Volumes “Esthetic Rehabilitation in Fixed Prosthodontics” published by Quintessence International which was translated into 12 languages and he is also the creator of GETApp an application that guides the clinician throughout the esthetic treatment plan.

Dr. Istvan Urban
Dr. Istvan Urban
Hungary


Dr. Urban received his DMD degree and subsequently his MD degree from Semmelweis University School of Medicine and Dentistry (Budapest, Hungary) in 1991 and 1996. He completed a full time program in oral surgery at St. Istvan Hospital in Budapest, Hungary (1992-1996). He completed his internship program in Periodontics at UCLA. After he graduated from the Fellowship Program (1999-2000) in Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California, he was appointed assistant professor the following year. Dr. Urban teaches implant dentistry in the graduate program at Loma Linda University. He is licensed in the state of California (USA) and has a private practice in Budapest, Hungary. Dr. Urban received his PhD degree in Periodontlogy in 2012 at the University of Szeged, Hungary. He is currently an honorary professor at the University of Szeged. Dr. Urban is a board member of the Osteology Foundation and has published scientific articles and text book chapers on bone regeneration and soft tissue reconstructive surgery around dental implants. Recently, Dr. Urban has become an adjunct clinical associate professor at the Department of Periodontology and Oral Medicine at the Univeristy of Michigan. Dr. Urban is the author of the textbook titeled Vertical and Horizontal Augmentation published by Quintessence.

Prof. Dr. Anton Sculean
Prof. Dr. Anton Sculean
Switzerland


Anton Sculean is professor and chairman of the Department of Periodontology and currently the Executive Director of the School of Dental Medicine, University of Berne, Switzerland. He qualified in 1990 at the Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary and has received his postgraduate training at the Universities Münster, Germany and Royal Dental College Aarhus, Denmark. He received his Habilitation (Ph.D.) at the University of Saarland, Homburg, Germany. From 2004 to 2008 he was appointed as Head of the Department of Periodontology and Program Director of the EFP accredited postgraduate program at the Radboud University in Nijmegen, the Netherlands. In December 2008, he was appointed Professor and Chairman of the Department of Periodontology of the University of Bern, Switzerland. Currently, he serves as Executive Chairman of the School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern. Dr. Sculean has been a recipient of many research awards, among others the Anthony Rizzo Award of the Periodontal Research Group of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), and the IADR/Straumann Award in Regenerative Periodontal Medicine and received honorary doctorates (Dr. h.c.) from the Semmelweis University in Budapest, Hungary and from the Victor Babes University in Timisoara, Romania. He has authored more than 250 publications in peer reviewed journals and serves on the editorial board of more than 10 dental journals, among others Journal of Dental Research, Journal of Clinical Periodontology, Clinical Oral Implants Research, Journal of Periodontal Research and Clinical Advances in Periodontics. He is Associate Editor of Quintessence International, Clinical Oral Investigations, Section Editor of BMC Oral Health and Editor in Chief of Oral Health and Preventive Dentistry. Professor Sculean served from 2009-2010 as president of the Periodontal Research Group of the IADR and is currently president of the Swiss Society of Periodontology and member of the executive committee of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP). His current research interests are periodontal wound healing, regenerative and plastic-esthetic periodontal therapy, use of antibiotics, antiseptics and novel approaches such as lasers and photodynamic therapy in the treatment of periodontal and peri-implant infections. Professor Sculean has authored 14 chapters in periodontal textbooks and has delivered more than 300 lectures at national and international meetings. He is the editor of the book Periodontal Regenerative Therapy published by Quintessence and guest editor of the Periodontology 2000 Issue published in 2015 entitled “Wound Healing in Periodontology and Implantology”.

Dr. Marco Nicastro
Dr. Marco Nicastro
Italia


Marco Nicastro takes a degree in “Odontoiatria e Protesi Dentaria (Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis) at the University of Rome “ La Sapienza in 1989. Since the beginning he is interested in prosthesis restoration dentistry and aesthetic problems. From 1990 to 1996 he attends Prof. Martignoni’s studio, where he develops his prosthesis knowledge. From 1993 to 1998 he cooperates as lecturer with the Oral Design Centre in Rome, directed by Mr. Ferretti and Mr. Felli, giving lectures and courses about aesthetic restoration either in Italy or in foreign countries. In the same period he enlarges his experience in aesthetics, attending training courses at the University of Geneva, in Switzerland. Since 1993 he has been cooperating with Mr. Francesco Ferretti in the organization of Courses and Conferences, paying particular attention to metal free methodology. He is one of the founder and active member of Gimnasium interdisciplinary CAD-CAM (GICC), a certified member of the European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry (ESCD), an active member of the Italian Society of Conservative Dentistry and a partner of the Italian Academy of Prosthetic Dentistry. He carries on his profession in Rome, confining it to prosthetic and aesthetic restoration. His researches and studies are published in Italy and foreign

Dr. Stefan  Koubi
Dr. Stefan Koubi
France


Doctor koubi was graduated in University of Marseille in 1998.
He has a position of Associate Professor in Restorative department in Marseille University since 2008 and received his PHD in 2011. He has been resident for 3 years in Paris University after his graduation. He has a private office in Marseille and a smile consultation in Paris. His main topic concern Esthetic rehabilitation for cosmetic reason or functionnal reason (worn dentition). He is invited in many prestigious esthetic academy to lecture on a simple way to achieve high level esthetic dentistry and he is mainly focus on the teachability of esthetic dentistry. He is a speaker in esthetic post graduated program in many university ( marseille, strasbourg, hochi minh city, hanoi).He received Gold molar title from student of his university (best teacher of the year) in 2012 and title of best french speaker same year. He was awarded in 2014 of silver molar in 2014 ;
He is since 2012 a member of style italiano group in charge of indirect topic.
He is founder since 2013 of L’institut de la facette a private training center focus on smile design for worn dentition and cosmetic rehabilitation.
He is author of many scientific article and case report on esthetic dentistry.

Dr. Fay  Goldstep
Dr. Fay Goldstep
Canada


Dr Fay Goldstep has been a featured speaker in the ADA Seminar Series, and has lectured at the American Dental Association, Yankee, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Academy of General Dentistry, and the Big Apple Dental Conferences. She has lectured nationally and internationally on Proactive/Minimal Intervention Dentistry, Soft-Tissue Lasers, Electronic Caries Detection, Bioactive Dental Materials and Innovations in Hygiene. She has served on the teaching faculties of the postgraduate programmes in Aesthetic Dentistry at SUNY Buffalo, University of Florida, University of Minnesota and University of Missouri-Kansas City. She has been a contributing author to four textbooks and has published more than 100 articles. She is a Fellow of the American College of Dentists, International Academy for Dental-Facial Esthetics, American Society for Dental Aesthetics and the Academy of Dentistry International. She sits on the editorial boards of the Oral Health Journal (healing/preventive dentistry), Dental Tribune US Edition and Dental Asia and REALITY. She has been listed as one of the leaders in continuing education by Dentistry Today since 2002. Dr. Goldstep is a consultant to a number of dental companies, and maintains a private practice in Richmond Hill, Canada and can be reached at goldstep@epdot.com.

Dr. George  Freedman
Dr. George Freedman
Canada


Dr. George Freedman is a founder and past president of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, a co-founder of the Canadian Academy for Esthetic Dentistry and the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics, and a Diplomate and Chair of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry. He is Adjunct Professor of Dental Medicine, Western University, Pomona, California and Professor and Program Director, BPP University, London, UK, MClinDent Programme in Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry. His most recent textbook is “Contemporary Esthetic Dentistry (Elsevier). He is the author or co-author of 14 textbooks, more than 800 dental articles, and numerous webinars and a Team Member of REALITY, and the International Editor-in-Chief of Dental Tribune. Dr Freedman received the Irwin Smigel Prize in Aesthetic Dentistry (NYU College of Dentistry). He lectures internationally on esthetic restorative dentistry, adhesion, composites, implants, oral health maintenance, porcelain veneers, 3D printing, and dental technologies. A graduate of McGill University in Montreal, Dr. Freedman is a Regent and Fellow of the International Academy for Dental Facial Esthetics and maintains a private practice limited to Esthetic Dentistry in Toronto, Canada.

Dr. Silvana Canjau
Dr. Silvana Canjau
Romania


Dr. Silvana Cânjău has graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Victor Babeș” Timișoara (UMFT) in 2010. Until 2017 she has continued to developed her professional activity in the clinical teaching program as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Oral Rehabilitation and Dental Emergencies - UMFT. She is a specialist in prosthetic dentistry, having also a PhD degree in minimal invasive diagnosis area. She has been and continues to be member in interdisciplinary fundamental research programs. The private practice is focused on complex aesthetic and functional rehabilitations on teeth and implants, using both traditional prosthetic methods and also innovative ones, focusing mostly on minimally invasive procedures. Dr. Silvana Cânjău is co-author for 4 books, and 21 published articles from which 5 are in ISI journals and 1 PubMed indexed review and article. During her professional development she was a member of research groups in the field of CAD/CAM technologies and Optical Coherence Tomography (OCT). She is a lecturer accredited by the Dentists National College Romania. She has over 55 national and international communications in the field of prosthetic dentistry, implant supported restorations and minimal/non-invasive oral diagnosis.

DT Petri Cristian
DT Petri Cristian
Romania


In 1999, Cristian Petri successfully completed his 2-year dental technician college in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. Subsequently, he worked as dental technician until 2001. He then changed to work in USA and Germany as dental technician for almost 2 years. ( Mai -Oct 2001: New Jersey and Dec 2001- Nov 2002: Althausen-MDT Alexander König ). In 2002, he opened his laboratory Artchrys in Cluj-Napoca/ Romania. He further specializes as he partakes to the courses conducted by Prof. Rudolf Slavicek, MDT Masimiliano Trombin, MDT Achim Ludvig, MDT Jan Langner, MDT Haristos Girinis, MDT Nondas Vlachopoulos, MDT Uwe Gehringer, MDT Thomas Stefan Sing and Sensei Sigeo Kataoka . Since 2011, he has been holding lectures and publishing information regarding the fabrication of complex implant restorations with a focus on functional and aesthetics. In 2017 together with Dr. Ionut Branzan, was the winner of the The Award – Excellence in Prosthodontics ( Zerodonto- AIOP). In 2018, Cristian Petri was inducted into the international Oral Design group by founder Willi Geller. He is co-founder and president of Dental Initiative Romania, a non-profit association with an educational character. He is also the initiator of the TEAM congress in Romania.

Dr. Konstantinos Kalogeropoulos
Dr. Konstantinos Kalogeropoulos
Greece


Konstantinos Kalogeropoulos graduated from Athens Dental School in 2005. He did his 3 years post graduate studies in the same University and received a Master of Science in Endodontics. He maintains a private practice limited to Endodontics in Athens, Greece since 2008. He has been affiliated with the undergraduate and postgraduate Endodontics department and the Continuous Education learning program. He lectures both nationally and internationally. His clinical cases have been published in endodontic journals and text books around the world. He is a silver member of the Style Italiano Endodontics group.

Dr. Peter Kiefner
Dr. Peter Kiefner
Germany


Dr. Peter Kiefner M.Sc. in Endodontology is working since 1998 in his private practice limited to endodontology and traumatology on a referral basis, in Stuttgart/Germany. From 2012 to 2015 he was elected president of the Association of German Certified Endodontists (VDZE). Between 2002 and 2008 Dr. Kiefner was also active as a guest lecturer at the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Endodontology at the University Tübingen (chair: Prof. Dr. C. Löst) and was assigned from 2015 as a guest lecturer in the Restorative Department at the School of Dentistry of the Medical Faculty of the University of Würzburg (chair: Prof. Dr. G. Krastl). For the last 20 years he lectured and gave presentations, courses, demonstrations and hands-on course supervisions both nationally and internationally on selected topics from his specialization field. The main goals as a guest lecturer are the implementation of the dental microscope in both office endodontic treatment and teaching activity. The fields of interest, lecture and publication topics are the treatment strategies of obliterated root canals, CBCT examination in endodontics, microscope-aided diagnostics and endodontic treatment, root canal instrument research and orthograde retreatment procedures. Dr. Kiefner is holding a Master of Science in Endodontology (Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf), the specialist title in endodontics from the German Association of Conservative Dentistry (DGZ). He also is a certified member of the European Society of Endodontology (ESE), holds a membership of the American Association of Endodontists (AAE), International Association of Dental Traumatology (IADT) and other national and international dental associations. In private he plays drums and flute, is touring on his motorcycle, plays tennis and likes skiing.

Prof. Dr. Francesco Mangani
Prof. Dr. Francesco Mangani
Italy


-Graduate in Medicine and General Surgery -Post Graduate Certificate in Odontostomatology -Professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery School of Dentistry / Restorative Dentistry and Dental Esthetics, Tor Vergata University,Rome -Director of the Master Course in Adhesive Esthetic Dentistry -Delegate for the International Erasmus Program for students exchange -He is Honorary Consultant Professor at the Maimonides University, School of Dentistry - Buenos Aires (Arg) -He is Honorary Adjunct Professor at the Benemerita Univerdidad Autonoma de Puebla (Mex),Maestria en Estomatologia Integral -President Elect and Active Member of the Italian Academy of Conservative and Restorative Dentistry -Past-President and Active Member of the Italian Society of Conservative Dentistry -Active Member of the Italian Society of Endodontics -Active Member and Co-founder of the Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry -Affiliate member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry -Fellow of the International Academy of Dental-Facial Esthetic -Author of 6 textbooks, 9 chapters, more than 250 scientific publications and abstracts in restorative dentistry and endodontics - He lectures extensively in International Congresses all over the world - His private practice is limited to Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics

DT Miladinov Milos
DT Miladinov Milos
Romania


Specialised dental technician since 2002. He has his own laboratory since 2003. Specialised in veeners and anterior sector aesthetics using mainly metal free Ivoclar materials.

In May 2013 becomes one of the first members of DTG worldwide. He starts dental training center named “Ugly tootth” in 2013.

He becomes licensed photographer in 2013 and starts worldwide dental photography courses.

In 2015 he wrote first dental photography book and in less than 2 yaers the book is sold in more than 2800 copies worldwide.

In 2015 he participates as speaker for SmileLine & Cendres-Metaux at the biggest event worldwide, IDS in Cologne.

In 2015 “ Ugly Tooth” becomes official ICDE Ivoclar training center in Romania and Milos becomes Key Opinion Leader for Ivoclar Worldwide.

In 2016 his brand “Shoot like a PRO” becomes officialy on-line store with all equipment and accesories necessary for dental photography.

In 2017 he is official speaker at IDS Cologne in “Speakers Corner” talking about dental photography.

Dr. Carlos Repullo
Dr. Carlos Repullo
Spain


  • Licenciado en Medicina Dentaria, ISCS-SUL (Lisboa, Portugal)
  • Diploma in Implant Dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons of England (London, UK)
  • Advance certificate in Implant Dentistry, Royal College of Surgeons of England (London, UK)
  • Certified Cerec Trainer, International Society of Computerized Dentistry (Austria)
  • Cerec Advocate (Bensheim, Alemania)
  • Member of Academy of Digital Dentistry (UK)
  • Member FGDP, SECIB, SEGER
  • Founder of CADDENTAL Academy.
  • Chairman of “ADDA International Training in Digital Dentistry & Certification Program”
  • Lecturer in the field of Digital Implantology, Guided Surgery, CAD/CAM & CBCT on an international level.
  • Private practice in Sevilla, España
Prof. Dr. Domenico Ricucci
Prof. Dr. Domenico Ricucci
Italy


Dr. Domenico Ricucci received his degree in General Medicine from “La Sapienza” University of Rome in 1982, and his DDS from the same University in 1985. Since then on he has maintained private dental practices limited to endodontics. In addition to his private practice, Dr. Ricucci was Professor of Cariology at “Magna Graecia” University of Catanzaro, Italy in 2002 -2003. He served in the Research Committee of the European Society of Endodontology from 1999 to 2005. Dr. Ricucci’s primary research interest relates to pulpal and periapical tissue reactions to caries and treatment procedures, biofilms in endodontic infections, etiology of RTC treatment failure, pulp regeneration/revascularization. Since 1998 he has run his own histology laboratory and has developed considerable skills in hard tissue preparations for light microscopy. Dr Ricucci has published 100 papers and has lectured both nationally and internationally. He has authored the Textbook and Atlas “Patologia e Clinica Endodontica”, the textbook and atlas “Endodontology. An integrated biological and clinical view”, also translated into Russian and Japanese. He has also authored or co-authored sixteen book chapters.

Dr. Miodrag Scepanovic
Dr. Miodrag Scepanovic
Serbia


Graduated in the Dental Department, Faculty of Medicine in Pristina in 1997. Postgraduate training an Master studies in Clinic for prosthodontics School of Dental Medicine in Belgrade University. From 2002. full time employed at Clinic for prosthodontics School of Dental Medicine in Belgrade University. In 2006. Master degree and in 2011. PhD related to implant dentistry. From 2011. member of ITI center Belgrade, in charge for prosthodontic part of education. Instructor and opinion leader for Bredent, Straumann and 3M Espe. From 2015. Senior Lecturer on the BPP University School of Health, London, UK. Belgrade. Straumann Master Belgrade Course in Implant Prosthetics director from 2015. One of the founders of Serbian association for esthetic dentistry. Research, publishing and clinical activities are in the field of implant dentistry, computerized dentistry, esthetic dentistry.

Dr. Ilya Sklyarov
Dr. Ilya Sklyarov
Russia


Dr. Ilya Sklyarov graduated from the Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University in 1998. In 2003 he received a Ph.D. degree in medicine and won the competition for aesthetic restoration. In 2005 in cooperation with Margarita Kushnir founded SmileClinic. Dr. Sklyarov is the only dentist from Russia who received a mentor's degree at the international dental training center «Kois Center» in USA. His articles are constantly published in Russian and foreign professional journals. He truly loves aesthetic dentistry and the process of creating beautiful smiles for his patients. He is the recognized as a leader of the SmileClinic team.

Prof. Dr. Roberto Spreafico
Prof. Dr. Roberto Spreafico
Italy


Dr Roberto Spreafico obtained his DM degree at Turin University, Italy, in 1982. In 1986, he obtained a DMD degree, at Geneva University, School of Dentistry, Switzerland. He is now a private practitioner, in Busto-Arsizio, near Milan, Italy. Honorary Professor, University of Buenos Aires, Argentina He is active member of: Accademia Italiana di Conservativa, European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Founder and active member of Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Founder of Digital Dental Academy , Founder of International Academy for Digital Dental Medicine. Associate Editor of “International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry”. Dr Spreafico presently conducts a number of courses in the field of esthetic dentistry throughout Italy and abroad. He is also author of numerous clinical papers on this topic. Author of 16 book chapters . Co-authored the book ” Adhesive Metal-Free Restorations : current concepts for the esthetic treatment of posterior teeth.” by Quintessence Publishing Group (1997).

DT Michele Temperani
DT Michele Temperani
Italy


Michele Temperani was born in 1963 in Florence, Italy, were he graduated of dental technician school and achieve his first in lab training. He specialized in ceramic work in the United States, where he also attended courses given by the Tanaka Dental Technology Institute and seminars given by mr. Masahiro Kuwata at the University of Washington. For three years he worked as manager of the ceramic department at the dental laboratory of Kiyosato Okamoto in Seattle, U.S.A.. During the period he lived in the United States, he also collaborated as materials specialist with several leading companies. Since 1990 he has been co-owner with his brother of a full-service dental laboratory in Florence where he exclusively manages the ceramic department. He is active in research and didactic activities for the development of high-strength ceramic materials, in the use of which he was one of the pioneers. He is a member of the European Group for Dental Excellence. He also speaks at conferences and courses for continuing education and has co-authored articles in national and international publications.

Prof. Dr. Georgi Tomov
Prof. Dr. Georgi Tomov
Bulgaria


Georgi Tomov graduated Medical University of Plovdiv, Bulgaria with Summa cum laude for his Master degree on Dental Medicine. In 2009 after defense of a doctoral thesis, he acquired PhD degree. He has two specialities - endodontics (2008) and periodontology (2019) In 2012 Georgi Tomov is promoted for head of Oral Pathology Department in the Faculty of Dental Medicine, Plovdiv. He is director of the Laser Center in the same Faculty. Currently Prof. Tomov is President elect of Bulgarian Dental Laser Society and active lecturer on laser dentistry in Europe and Asia. The scientific interests and clinical practice of Prof. Tomov are focused on endodontics, periodontology, oral pathology and lasers applications in dentistry. Prof. Tomov is author of over 30 full-text publications in specialized dental journals. He is a major researcher in five scientific projects and co-author in textbooks on oral medicine and laser dentistry for dental students.

Dr. Ioannis Vergoullis
Dr. Ioannis Vergoullis
Greece


Dr. Ioannis Vergoullis graduated from the Dental School of the

Kapodestrian University of Athens, Greece in 1999. He received his Certificate in Periodontics and Masters degree in Oral Biology from the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry, New Orleans, USA in 2005. Since 2006, Dr Vergoullis is the leading Periodontist at the Vergoullis Dental Clinic in Rhodes, Greece and in 2010 he became a Visiting Assistant Professor of the Periodontics Department at the Louisiana State University School of Dentistry in New Orleans, USA. Dr. Vergoullis is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, a Fellow and Diplomate of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI) and an active and honorary member of many Academies. Dr. Vergoullis has been an invited keynote speaker in several international meetings in Greece, Spain, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Croatia, Ukraine, Netherlands, USA and Germany and his main topic of interest is laser assisted periodontal treatment and implantology. Dr. Vergoullis is the co-inventor of the Cervico System by VPI and holds eight national and two international patents in the field of Dental Implantology. 

Dr. Bogdan Oprea
Dr. Bogdan Oprea
Romania


Dr. Bogdan Oprea was born in 1969 in Sibiu He graduate the Faculty of Dentistry Targu Mures in 1994. 2003 - master degree 2008 - PhD in Health Sciences of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy "Iuliu Hatieganu" from Cluj Napoca. 2015 - ISCD certified CEREC trainer His a founding member and president of the Association of Dental Learning. He taught over 90 postgraduate training courses, in collaboration with various professional associations nationwide and over 50 conferences in congresses or other scientific meetings. He has published two books as first author and is coauthor of six books in the field of prosthodontics.

Dr. Mihai Sandulescu
Dr. Mihai Sandulescu
Romania


 Mihai Sandulescu

Senior specialist in oral surgery

Specialist in prosthodontics

Lecturer at the Department of Implant Prosthetic Rehabilitation, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Bucharest.

PhD in dental medicine.

Master in oral implantology

Trainer and speaker in oral implantology.

Over 30 scientific articles published in international journals

Private practice at Dental Concept Studio in Bucharest, Romania

Mr. Jouko Nykänen
Mr. Jouko Nykänen
Finland


Jouko Nykänen, Vice President for Sales at Planmeca, has been working at the forefront of the Finnish healthcare technology industry for over 20 years. Planmeca is one of the world’s leading dental equipment manufacturers, with products exported to over 120 countries. Jouko Nykänen is the member of Planmeca’s executive committee and leads the company’s sales team. He has a Master of Science degree in Economics, International Marketing and International Business Law and Accounting from the University of Turku.

Dr. Kirill  Kostin
Dr. Kirill Kostin
Russia


Dr. Kirill Kostin is an innovative Russian dentist with extensive experience in prosthodontics. He specializes in microscopic esthetic restorative dentistry. He began his CAD/CAM journey in 2012. He is committed to implementing new technology and provides a full digital solution for his patients. Dr. Kostin also organizes theoretical and practical courses in prosthodontics and esthetic digital dentistry in his Dental Study Center in St-Petersburg. His cases are published in numerous Russian and foreign dental journals.

Dr. Cristian Rotaru
Dr. Cristian Rotaru
Romania


Dr. Cristian Rotaru attended the Faculty of Dentistry, “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Bucharest , Romania from which he graduated in 2005.

He earned his specialty degree in Oral and Maxillo Facial Surgery in 2014 and a general doctor degree in 2013 from the same university.

His private practice is limited to oral surgery, dental implants, hard and soft tissue augmentation and also orthognathic surgery.

He is an Xpert of the prestigious learning platform DentalXP and a member of SSER and ESCD.

Dr Cristian Rotaru lectures are mainly focused on dental implants and bone and soft tissue augmentation procedures.

Dr. Gordon Christensen
Dr. Gordon Christensen
USA


Gordon J. Christensen is Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Practical Clinical Courses (PCC), Chief Executive Officer of Clinicians Report Foundation (CR), and a Practicing Prosthodontist in Provo, Utah.

Gordon and Dr. Rella Christensen are co-founders of the non-profit CLINICIANS REPORT FOUNDATION (previously named CRA).  Currently, Dr. Rella Christensen is the Director of the TRAC Research Division of the CR Foundation.  Since 1976, they have conducted research in all areas of dentistry and published the findings to the profession in the well-known CRA Newsletter now called CLINICIANS REPORT.

Gordon's degrees include: DDS, University of Southern California; MSD, University of Washington; PhD, University of Denver; and two honorary doctorates.

 

Early in his career, Gordon helped initiate the University of Kentucky and University of Colorado dental schools and taught at the University of Washington. 

Currently, he is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Utah, School of Dentistry.  Gordon has presented thousands of hours of continuing education globally, made hundreds of educational videos used throughout the world, and published widely. 

Gordon and Rella's sons are dentists.  William is a Prosthodontist, and Michael is a General Dentist.  Their daughter, Carlene, is an Administrator in a biomedical company.

He is a member of numerous professional organizations.

Gordon is a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, a Fellow and Diplomate in the International Congress of Oral Implantologists, a Fellow in the Academy of Osseointegration, American College of Dentists, International College of Dentists, American College of Prosthodontists, Academy of General Dentistry (Hon), Royal College of Surgeons of England, and an Associate Fellow in the American Academy of Implant Dentistry.

Some of his other memberships include: American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry; International Association of Dental Research; Academy of LDS Dentists; American Academy of Restorative Dentistry; American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics; Academy of Operative Dentistry; International College of Prosthodontists, and other organizations.

Gordon serves on the Board of Directors for the non-profit organizations, Dental Lifeline Network, and the National Children’s Oral Health Foundation.

Dr. Dan Patroi
Dr. Dan Patroi
ROMANIA


Dan Patroi – short CV

Assoc. Prof. Dan  Patroi, PhD, DDS is presently the Head of Oral Reabilitation Department for licensed students at Titu Maiorescu University, Bucharest, Romania and the Country Medical Opinion Leader for Ivoclar Vivadent in Romania.

Assoc. Prof. Dan  Patroi has completed postgraduate training in General Dentistry in 2005 and in Prosthdontics in 2013 at UMF Carol Davila, Bucharest, followed by his PhD in 2015. He has also graduated several courses of Competence in Esthetics in Viena, Austria (2009), in Schaan, Liechtenstien (2010), in Zagreb, Croatia (2011) and nowadays is one of the lecturers in these courses. Since 2009, he is involved in Clinical Research in the field of All Ceramic and Metal Ceramic Restorations both on teeth and implant abutments, Adhesive Cementation, Dental Esthetics ,  Smile Design and Veneers. His collaborative research efforts over the last years have resulted in numerous ISI and BDI publications covering a wide range in the field of Prosthodontics, Dental Esthetics and Adhesive Cementation.

His PhD research is focused on Adhesive Cementation of All Ceramic Restorations both on tooth structure and implant abutments. From this research he has published several ISI articoles in different dental journals.

During the last 6 years, Assoc. Prof. Dan Patroi has been invited to present his research findings as well as the outcomes of his clinical cases in numerous national and international congresses and conferences.

Assoc. Prof. Dan Patroi owns a private practice in prosthodontics and dental esthetics in Bucharest, Romania.

Dr. Sebastian Soicu
Dr. Sebastian Soicu
Romania


MY TRANSITION FROM ANALOG TO DIGITAL WORKFLOW FOR IMPLANT-SUPPORTED FIXED RESTORATIONS

I started my journey in implant dentisty approximately 15 years ago and for the first 6 years I was doing only cement-retained restorations, in a way that resembled the traditional workflow for fabricating tooth-bourne fixed restorations. Next, I turned to screw-retained prosthesis and hybrid crowns, while still following the analog protocol.

Implementing the digital workflow in my everyday practice has offered me the chance of having same-day chairside restorations, as well as screw-retained bridges of utmost precision and very good integration in the oral environment.

The goal of this lecture is to present the transition from the analog to the digital workflow, including some surgical and prosthetic steps, as well as a few basic biological principles, emphasizing the changes that digital technology has driven into my daily practice. The simplified workflow described in some of the cases provides both the clinician and the patient with the possibility of reducing the number of sessions, which may also meet the treatment requirements during this new ”Covid era”.

By attending this presentation, participants will be able to:

- understand some surgical and restorative concepts that shoud be applied for implant-supported fixed restorations;

- make a comparison between the analog and the digital way of treating partially edentulous cases;

- appreciate the advantages of implementing the digital workflow in certain clinical situations.

Dr. Dima Cosmin
Dr. Dima Cosmin
Romania


Dr. Cosmin Dima has graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry, University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Carol Davila” Bucuresti (UMF).

Since then he has continued and developed professionally and became a certified implantologist in 2004. From 2014 he holds a master's degree in periodontology and in 2019 he has finished his PhD in surgery on the theme “Bone regeneration around implants ”. During the years he published many articles about bone regeneration around implants. He also became member in different societies such as: Society of Esthetic Dentistry in Romania (SSER), European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry ( ESCD) , International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), He is co-founder and education director of the Digital Dentistry Romania Society .

During the last years Dr Cosmin Dima sustained a lot of conferences in the field of piezosurgery, esthetics around implants and advanced surgery for ESCD, SSER, Steigmann Institute, EDAD, ADRE and many other important dental societies all around the world . He is also KOL for Acteon Romania, is certified in advanced soft tissue grafting and implant surgery by the University of Michigan and certified Xpert at dentalXp.com.

In 2020 he recieved the Lifetime achievement award “A World’s Top 100 doctor in dentistry “ acreditated by the Global Summit Institute.

Dr. Dima invented two surgical techniques, “Snake” Technique and PMT( periosteal membrane technique) both of them with excellent results in bone and soft tissue augmentation.

The value of his clinical cases is worldwide known and Geistlich Company, has chosen one spectacular case about vertical bone regeneration, made by Dr. Dima, to be exposed on Geistlich Jubilee Platform as a recognition of 50 years of success in bone regeneration.

He is the managing director of the Dental Progress Clinic, one of the most important dental clinics in Romania

Dr. Iulian  Filipov
Dr. Iulian Filipov
Romania


Dr Iulian Filipov completed his training in Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery in 2014 at “Dan Theodorescu “ Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Emergency Hospital (Bucharest, Romania ) and has completed a short-term Fellowship in Orthognathic Surgery (Belgium, 2016) and aFellowship with Grant from AOCMF in Head and Neck Surgery (India, 2019).

Currently he works on a full-time basis as a staff member of the Department of Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery in “Regina Maria” Military Hospital (Brasov, Romania) and has a private practice at Michelangelo Medical Center (Brasov, Romania). 

He is an active member of MINEC (MegaGen International Network for Education and Clinical research), EACMFS (European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery), AO CMF (Association for Study of Internal Fixation in Cranio-maxillofacial surgery) and IBRA (International Bone Research Association).

He is an international lecturer on the field of bone regeneration and dental implantology.

Prof. Dr. Frank Schwarz
Prof. Dr. Frank Schwarz
Germany


Frank Schwarz is Professor and Chairman of the Department of Oral Surgery and Implantology at the Centre for Dentistry and Oral Medicine (Carolinum), Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany. He serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Clinical Periodontology and Editorial Board Member for Clinical Oral Implants Research. He is Past President of the German Association of Oral Implantology (DGI), Executive Board Member of the Osteology Foundation and was awarded the André Schröder Research Prize in 2007, the Miller Research Prize in 2012 and the Jan Lindhe Award in 2017. 

Paulo Monteiro
Paulo Monteiro
Portugal


Doctor of Dental Medicine, Instituto Superior de Ciências da Saúde – Sul, Caparica, Portugal
Master's degree in Dental Medicine, Instituto Superior de Ciências da Saúde Egas Moniz, Caparica, Portugal
Post-graduation in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry, ISCSEM, Caparica, Portugal
International Professional Course of CAD/CAM technology in Restorative Dentistry, University of Zurich
Coordinator and Professor in Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry Post-graduation program at ISCSEM, Caparica, Portugal
Director of the International Certification in Advanced Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry program at ISCSEM, Caparica, Portugal
Head of Clinical Aesthetic Dentistry Advanced Consultation, ISCSEM, Caparica, Portugal
Diploma in Advanced Studies at the University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Involved in research of new dental materials, including composite resins, dental adhesives, dental ceramics and new digital technologies
Member of the International Association for Dental Research, which regularly presents research in the dental materials field
Author and co-author of some publications in scientific international journals
Lecturer in aesthetic dentistry with more than 400 lectures and courses around the world
Style Italiano Honorary member
Portuguese Chairman of the European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry
Board member of the European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry
Member of the General Council of the Portuguese Dental Association
Honorary member of the Romanian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry

Certificate of Merit Dr. Gilson Blitzkow Sydney awarded by ABO Goiás, Brazil
Exclusive clinical practice in aesthetic and cosmetic dentistry in Lisbon, Portugal

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