I am a general dentist who developed an interest in orthodontics in order to treat my own children. I began incorporating orthodontics in my practice in 1999 with fixed and removable appliances, treating adults and growing children, practicing also dentofacial orthopaedics.
In 2004, I incorporated Invisalign aligners in my "toolbox". Because of the success I had treating patients with this technology, I did more and more cases and became rapidly an Elite Prefer Provider of Invisalign.
In 2015, after winning the Invisalign Summit Shootout in Las Vegas, Align Technology offered me to become an instructor. Since then I teach Invisalign Fundamental, Intermediate and Advanced courses across Canada and USA and hopefully Europe soon ;)
I believe aligner orthodontics is something all general dentist should incorporate in their day to day general practice. It is for the benefit of our patient, our team, ourselves and for the benefit of dentistry.
Dr. Anas Aloum is a Consultant Prosthodontist running two multidisciplinary dental facilities in Abu Dhabi, UAE. He received his Degree in Advanced Prosthodontics and his Preceptorship in Periodontology and Implantology at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, USC and is a member of the American Board of Prosthodontists. He passion for dental education drives him to be heavily involved in CME’s by hosting and lecturing nationally and internationally in the field of Prosthodontics and Implantology.
Marco Gresnigt graduated summa Cum Laude in 2005 at the university of Groningen, the Netherlands. In January 2012 he obtained his PhD on clinical and laboratory evaluation of laminate veneers. Besides working at the university, he works as a dentist in a center for special care. Marco lectures at the Center for Dentistry and Oral Hygiene, and teaches masters students in a specialized program on esthetics and prosthetic dentistry. Besides writing scientific articles, he has published several articles on minimally invasive and adhesive dentistry in dental journals, and teaches post-graduate courses. He obtained several awards like: the NVGPT publication prize, Boering prize and Cavex prize. Since 2014 Marco became a member of the international bio-emulation group.
Love my job and try to do it as passionate as it´s possible. Besides that I am a passionate sports guy (Kitesurfing, Scuba Diving, Windsurfing, Tennis, Soccer, Volleyball, Running). I was 20 year doing competitive Judo Sports and at my best times ranked under the top ten in Germany. Love to travel and share knowledge and experience with others.
I have been in teaching Adhesive Dentistry with special focus on Composite Resins for the past 25 years.This is an area of expertise that I have a true passion for sharing with colleagues who want to take their direct and indirect composite restorations, both anterior and posterior, to the ultimate level. I hope to be useful in coaching you through this process.
I am a passionated private practitioner in dentistry with focus on prevention and long term success of all of his clinical treatments. My patients commit their tooth health into my hands. I is my highest goal to maintain the periodontium (and eventually peri-implant tissues) healthy, to preserve as much tooth substance as possible and to maintain the pulps alive. (In other words: I want my patients to bite the dust with their own teeth :-)
My practice is built around a Dental Hygienist School. It is my opinion that any doctor should focus on prevention and more on how to avoid problems than to fix them.
Since the early eighties, I concentrate my reconstructive work on metal free restorations and all-ceramics. I had the opportunity to develop Empress I at Zurich University in cooperation with Ivoclarvivadent. Since then, I followed all the improvements in adhesive cementation techniques and ceramic material progress including Lithium-Disilicate and Zirconia.
I'm a dentist from Bilbao, Spain, who maintains a private practice with a special emphasis on esthetic/restorative dentistry, yet keeping the idea that we are working as general practitioners providing our patients a comprehensive care. With this in mind, we have a practice where restorative dentistry, endodontics, periodontics, implant dentistry and orthodontics are joint to provide the best possible outcome to our patients.
I also spend time lecturing both in Spain and outside, mainly on ceramic anterior restorations. And I run a course on ceramic restorations with my friend and lab technician August Bruguera in Bilbao and Barcelona.
I am Professor and Chairman of the Department of Operative Dentistry and Endodontics, and Vice Dean for Student Affairs in Medicine and Dentistry, Philipps University Marburg, Germany.
Prof. Dr.mult. Robert Sader has graduated in 1987 in Medicine and 1991 in Dentistry. He completed his training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Technical University Munich until 1995, specialisation in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery followed in 1998. In 1999 he achieved the state doctorate and lecture qualification. 2002 he moved to Basel/Switzerland as deputy head of the University Department for Reconstructive Surgery. Since December 2004 he was appointed professor, director and chair of Oral, Cranio-Maxillofacial and Facial Plastic Surgery at the Goethe-University in Frankfurt. His department offers the whole field of the speciality from implantology, dentoalveoalar surgery, traumatology, orthognatics, TMJ surgery, oncology, facial reconstructive surgery and craniofacial surgery. The department is leading the interdisciplinary oncological unit for head and neck tumors of the University Comprehensive Cancer Center being certified by the German Cancer Association. Prof. Sader is also personally leading the Interdisciplinary Center for Cleft Care in Frankfurt with about 200 new cases/year The research lab of the department is named FORM-Frankfurt Orofacial Regenerative Medicine, here main research topics are innovative technologies from 3D-simulation, bionics, material sciences to molecular medicine. Outcome of more than 300 scientific publications proves his high research standard. Prof. Sader is member of numerous national and international associations and has won several outstanding scientific awards. Membership of several scientific boards of associations, foundations and journals shows a sound standing political work. Actually he is president of the “German Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry” and the “Frankfurt Dental Association from 1863”. Since 2010 he is Dean for clinical student affairs of the Medical Faculty Frankfurt.
I am a curious person.
How it works, what makes it fail... my everyday questions...the way how I approach the problems of my profession.
Since 2002 I deal with anterior jigs and masticatory muscle relaxation. A couple of years later the application of perioral muscular dysfunction therapy, intraoral antisnoring and sleep apnea devices completed this line.
Modern adhesive dentistry extends our limits.
Core build-up is a conflict area in current dentistry. What is the optimal size of a build-up, what to do when no ferrule is possible?
How to use intracanal flexible glass-fiber posts without any additional preparation? How to make the large direct restorations durable with intracoronal fibers?
Does a reliable technology exist for durable porcelain repairs?
Besides reinforcement I am deeply interested in the way how humans perceive forms and how we could this knowledge turn into better preparation procedures.
If I have to summarize my philosophy: I am interested about function and biomechanics as they act in the human body (no impact remains local)
Since 2003 my life would not be complete without organizing congresses and trainings.
When it is not dentistry I like to spend my time with my three children and wife and dive in the Adriatic or sail on the lake Balaton.
Studium der Zahnheilkunde Universität Heidelberg, Mehrjährige Tätigkeit in der Dentalindustrie, zuletzt Leiter R&D Implantologie, Weiterbildung Fachzahnarzt für Oralchirurgie, dann Oberarzt an der Interdisziplinäre Poliklinik für Orale Chirurgie und Implantologie der Universität zu Köln, Direktor Prof. Dr. Dr. J.E. Zöller, seit August 2010 Praxis für Zahnheilkunde Dres Bayer, Kistler Elbertzhagen, Neugebauer und Kollegen, Landsberg am Lech und weitere Lehr- und Forschungstätigkeit Universität Köln
Vorsitzender des Continuing Education Oversight Committee, Academy of Osseointegration, USA
Forschungsschwerpunkte: Verlässlichkeit der Implantattherapie, antimikrobielle Photodynamische Therapie, Digitale Volumentomographie, Keramikimplantate
Zahlreiche nationale und internationale Veröffentlichungen und Vorträge
Herausgeber des Atlanten: Digitale Volumentomografie in der Zahn-, Mund- und Kieferheilkunde. Grundlagen, Diagnostik und Behandlungsplanung, Quintessenz-Verlag
Dental degree University Heidelberg, Several years occupation in dental device industry, final position director R&D Implantology, specialisation oral surgery, then consultant Interdisciplinary Outpatient Dep. for Oral Surgery and Implantology at Cologne University, director Prof. Dr. Dr. J.E. Zöller, since August 2010 private dental clinic Dres. Dres Bayer, Kistler Elbertzhagen, Neugebauer and colleagues, Landsberg am Lech and teaching and research appointment University Cologne
Chair Clinical Innovations Committee, Academy of Osseointegration, USA
Research Topic Reliability of dental implant treatment, antimicrobial photodynamic therapy, Cone Beam CT, Surigical Guides, Ceramic Implants
Dr Cyril Gaillard graduated from the University of Bordeaux in 1998. He continued his education all around the world with mentor like Eric Van Dooren, Inaki Gamborrena, Pascal and Michel Magne, Christian Coachman …
Dr Gaillard is the founder of GAD Center (Global Advanced Dentistry) in 2009 and has been lecturing on dental esthetic, function, implant
He has been practicing in his own clinic specializing in Full Mouth Rehabilitation
I've been working as a Professor at the Dentistry Department at the Federal University of Santa Catarina for 22 years. I'm Specialist and Master in Prosthodontics and have dedicated my expertise to Removable Parcial and Complete Dentures.
I can help you organize your cases, prepare the planes and determine guide plans, tutorize your impressions and show you how to draw your frameworks.
Questions for me may be addressed in Portuguese and English.
"Stay close to Nature"
Working with all Ceramic Systems since 10 years, it´s my passion to copy Nature in the best way possible.
From working close to dentists and having the patients in my Laboratory I have the chance to see every single case we do.This is why I have a lot of experience in the right selection of material or press ingots and a nice layering scheme.
Adhesive technique, All-ceramic restorations, Full-mouth rehabilitation, Intraoral Scanner, CAD/CAM-Technology, High-density polymers, Build-up of endodontically treated teeth, Implant superstructures.
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My main areas of interest today are dental technology, dental material science, dental physics and scientific research in any of these areas. I believe in the values of an evidence based approach and I'm a passionate advocate for the dissemination of scientific knowledge among the international dental technology community. Languages spoken are German, English, French and Italian (basic).
I've been practicing dentistry since 1992 in downtown Budapest, Hungary.
I run an office with 4 chairs, dedicated to esthetic restorations, full mouth reconstructions and implant placement.
In 2014 I established The BODROGI INSTITUTE, my own training center for advanced dentistry. Here we organize courses for dentists and lab technicians from all around the world.
Main fields of interest: implant supported restorations in the esthetic zone, magnification and microscopic dentistry, individualized smile makeovers, dental photography
I have 4 children.
I am a general dentist in Kiel. Since more than 5 years I deeply dived into videography on the dental microscope. But also in online video presentations.
A photograph is worth a thousand words. A video is worth a thousand photographs. Case presentations with videos has IMHO a greater impact and it is easier for the audience to understand. Especially with difficult dental procedures, you can show your audience your special approach in a mor efficient way.
Feel free to ask questions about cameras, adapters, lights etc. There are not stupid questions.
Dr. Stefan Klinge
Dr. Galip Gurel graduated from the University of Istanbul, Dental School in 1981. He continued his education at the University of Kentucky, Department of Prosthodontics. Received his MSc degree from Yeditepe University in, Istanbul.
Dr. Gurel is the founder and the honorary president of EDAD (Turkish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry). He is the past president of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED) for 2011 & 2012. He is also a member of the American Society for Dental Aesthetics (ASDA) and American Academy of Restorative Dentistry (AARD) and the honorary diplomate of the American Board of Aesthetic Dentistry (ABAD) . He is also the editor-in-chief of the Quintessence Magazine in Turkey and on the editorial board of the AACD journal, PPAD (Practical Procedure & Aesthetic Dentistry), EJED (European Journal of Esthetic Dentistry). He has been lecturing on dental aesthetics all over the world and giving post graduate lectures on aesthetics dentistry.
He is a visiting professor at the New York University (USA) , Marseille Dental University (France) and Istanbul Yeditepe University (Turkey).
He is the author of “The Science and Art of Porcelain Laminate Veneers” published by Quintessence publications in 2003 translated into 10 different languages.
He has been practicing in his own clinic in Istanbul, specializing in Aesthetic Dentistry, since 1984. A renown sportsman, Dr. Gurel has been the Captain of the Turkish National Team of Water Polo for 110 times, a World Champion of the Camel Trophy and a participant of the Paris-Dakar Rally.
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Dental school in Cleveland, Ohio, at Case Western Reserve University. Masters from the University of Toledo College of Medicine. Private practice in Ohio 1980 to 2003, Clinical Director at the Pankey Institute 2003-2008, President of The Seattle Institute (Frank Spear's Education Company) 2008-2009, Executive VP, Director of Curriculum and Clinical Education at Spear Education 2009-Present. Married to Cheryl A DeWood, DDS, PhD (Orthodontist). 3 Children - Patricia (Hygienist) - Dale (Opera Singer) - Katie (Dentist) Live in Phoenix, Arizona USA. I like to ride my bike when I'm not teaching or doing dentistry. LOVE occlusion and functional esthetics.
I have been practising dentistry at my local clinic in Istanbul for the last 14 years. My primary focus is on minimally invasive dentistry, specifically with direct composite restorations. In my recent years as a clinician I have founded a passion for dental photography as an art.
"A photograph is a secret about a secret. The more it tells you the less you know." - Diane Arbus
Dentistry should to be practical and realistic, but also mimic the artistry of nature. This is my motto in my everyday practise.
Dental microscopy and photography are my passion in addition to doing perfect dentistry.
I am focusing on minimal invasive treatments and endodontics.
For achieving this goal in endodontics I am a user of the SAF (self adjusting file) system from the very beginning.
In combination of all this it was obvious to combine documentation on the dental scope as well as documentation in all parts of dental treatments.
Questions for me may be in English or German language
STAY CURIOUS all the time - in everything you do .....!!
My favourite interests are clinical-dental technology, clinical-dental materials based on scientifical evidence/ study/ own experience, biomimetic dentistry, Biomimetic layering technique, biology, function and durability.
I am a passionate technician who believes in team approach and sharing the knowledge.
I started to paint in the age of 4, and it became my passion throughout my youth. I believe this contributed greatly to understanding of colours, and to have a feeling for anatomy, morphology, and the composition of right materials.
Besides that my second hobby was - and is to this day - photography. On this way I came to dental photography.
Languages: Dutch, German, and English.
Prof. Péter Windisch DMD PhD Habil
Head & Chair
Department of Periodontology
Faculty of Dentistry
1088 Budapest Szentkirályi utca 47. Budapest, Hungary
I am here to help by sharing the knowledge and experience acquired in over 18 of private practice in the USA and Europe. Being dual trained in dentistry and having taught in USA and Germany, I can provide different perspectives on diagnostics and treatment planning for complex functional and aesthetic cases.
Research and Teaching interests: Dental materials, Biomaterials, Mechanics, Fatigue and Fracture
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Hello, I'm working in a private office where all my work is through the microscope. I started my clinical work 18 years ago. I soon realise that the magnification would be the way to get my best clinical results.
In 2011 I started a new dimension in my work as a lecturer where I met a lot of people and really enjoyed sharing knowledge.
Eric Berger is a Master dental technician, graduated from the INSTITUT SUPERIEUR NATIONAL DE L'ARTISANAT, short ISNA University in Metz, France. After his graduation he continued with further training and specialization in Germany and opened his own laboratory in the year 1989. He is a well - known lecturer and consultant for VITA ,SIRONA and to the ISNA university in Metz .
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My passion in my daily work routine is:
Doing always researchs, comparing different methods and materials to find the best solution for our patient.
Help colleagues and dental technician through the "ceramic material jungle". I want to give useful processing tips about: selection, CAD/CAM construction, processing, insertion.
More keywords to describe my practice priorities:
Economics, CAD/CAM, Guided Surgery, T-Scan
Independently from any Company as a "practitioner for practitioners!"
I am working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Operative and Preventive Dentistry at the Charité-Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany. I started my career at the University in 1978 and enjoyed most the combination of teaching students in theory and practice, researching and treating patients. I am active in continuous education courses since over 30 years and I am looking forward to trying to answer your specific question.
Dan Lazar, graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry in 2005 in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, followed by many post-graduate trainings in prosthetic and restorative dentistry in Romania and Europe.
From 2007-2009 he was teaching at the Faculty of Dentistry, the Restorative department. Since 2005 is working in a private practice in Oradea, Romania.
The passion of beauty push him to study more about dental photography from technical to art and the aesthetic perception of smile and balance design of anterior region.
Dan Lazar is lecturing in Romania and abroad since 2009 on different topics: direct composite restorations, anterior prosthodontics and dental photography.
My clinical expertise is on reconstructive dentistry with a particular emphasis on adhesive applications.
My Research Interests: Dental Biomaterials, Translational Research, Fixed Prosthodontics, Adhesive Dentistry, Minimal Invasive Dentistry.
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Even before graduating from dental school I always had a special interest in the function of the craniomandibular system. Back then, my fellow students felt this was strange, as they were rather interested in orhter aspects of dentistry, as implants or whatsoever. Today, however, this earyl focus on function and dysfunction leads to an extended experience in respective patients.
After graduation, I joined the university clinics department for restorative dentistry to gain a broad understanding and compatence in clinical dentistry with a focus in all restorative techniques.
In research I concentrated on adhesive technique and published my habilitation thesis in this field.
Besides I was responsible for the TMD-patients of the university hospital´s school of dental medicine for many years.
In this position I developed or improved a considerable number of techniques in order to improve our diagnostic and therapeutic procedures. Maybe my combined functional, restaorative and adhesive background was decisive for the development the technique to restore the occlusion minimally invasively by means of semipermanent (2003) and later by permanent (2009) repositioning onlays.
This technique works so well in my personal practice that I decided it was time to open up a special centre dedicated for the diagnostics and therapy of TMD-Patients in 2004 - a step I never regretted. In this structure my team and I have improved the techniques I developed at the dental school. In fact, I have published more research and CDE-articles after opening of the CMD-Centre than while working full time at the dental school. Also I revied my current textbook completely in 2011 - the book sold extremely well in meanwhile 4 (German) editions.
The drawback in this is that I rarely find the time anymore to play the saxophone with our band - something I will try to change in the future...
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Olivier ETIENNE, DDS,PhD,HDR, is part-time Assistant Professor in Prosthodontics at the University of Strasbourg (France). He has a part-time private practice for more than 20 years.
Aesthetic Dentistry is my passion and vocation.
After having focussed the first 10 years of my professional career predominantly on aesthetic aspects of fixed prosthodontics i realized that the understanding of individual functional parameters is the key for successfully long lasting restorations. Today i aim for a comprehensive approach to all treatments respecting the patients individual conditions and wishes and by that achieve the best results that contemporary dental art can provide.
I feel always honoured when i am invited for lectures, courses or workshops. Feel free to message me, if you want to inquire about availability, topics and fees.
Dr. Adrian Kasaj, DDS, MSc, PhD is an Associate Professor of Periodontology in the Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology at the University Medical Center Mainz, Germany. In 2002 he received his Dr.med.dent degree from the University of Mainz and continued postgraduate training in Periodontology (2002-2005) at the same University. He became a certified Specialist in Periodontology of the German Society of Periodontology (DGParo) in 2006 and also of the European Dental Association (EDA) in 2007. From 2002-2009 he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology at the University of Mainz. In 2009 he completed his Ph.D. thesis (Habilitation) and became Associate Professor in the Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, University of Mainz. In 2012 he became a Visiting Professor in the Department of Periodontology at Timisoara University, Romania. From 2012-2014 he completed the post-graduate program “Master of Science in Oral Implantology” (German Society of Implantology/ Steinbeis University). In 2014 he was awarded the “Doctor honoris causa” (Dr.h.c.) degree by the University of Timisoara, Romania. He has published more than 90 original articles and reviews, lectures extensively in Germany and abroad and serves on several editorial boards and advisory commitees. Since 2014 he serves also as the chairman of the “New Working Group in Periodontology” (NAgP). His research interests include the use of soft-tissue substitutes in periodontal plastic surgery, local antimicrobial therapy, and biomaterials in regenerative periodontal therapy.
I'm orthodontist but I'm dental morphology lover and learn observing nature through dental macroµ-photography
I work every day in photography as a scientific record to achieve it is used as a powerful tool for dental-education.
I am a technology addict, and try to use every single new technological toy in my profession. I am early adopter for new things. In my practice I do CAD/CAM restorations every day. I like prosthodontics and try to limit my practice only to prosthodontics and restorative dentistry.