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. 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. 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 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 email@example.com.
-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
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 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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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
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.