Javier Tapia Guadix was born in 1978 in Madrid, Spain. He finished dental school at the European University of Madrid in 2003. Working then as associate professor in the prosthetics department during 2004. In 2005 he started his career as professional computer graphics artist, focused on illustration, animation and application development. He founded the company Juice - Dental Media Design for this purpose. He received the Collegiate Merit Award by the Spanish College of Dentists from the 1st Region in 2005, for his collaboration in the commission of new technologies. In 2011 he founded together with Panaghiotis Bazos and Gianfranco Politano the Bio-Emulation group. He actively collaborates with several universities across Europe and is member of GC Restorative Advisory Board. In 2014 he became official reviewer for the Journal of Clinical and Experimental Dentistry. Then in 2017 he became official reviewer for the International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry. Javier works in his private practice in Madrid, focused on restorative dentistry and aesthetics. He is an international lecturer with participation in more than 250 congress, hands-on courses and live courses. He published several articles in restorative dentistry, dental photography and computers in dentistry.
He finished dental school at Modena University, in the north of Italy
Founder member of Bio-Emulation group with Dr. P. Bazos and Dr. J.T. Guadix
Active member of S.I.D.O.C. : italian society of conservative dentistry
Active member of “warm gutta-percha study club”
He was invited lecturer from several universities around the world to speak about his layering technique and his studies about optical behavior of natural dental tissues
He have active collaboration with different Universities for researches about adhesive restorative techniques and biomechanics behavior of the tooth
He have an active collaboration with KUL University, Belgium, with Prof. M.Peumans and Prof. B. Van Meerbeek about different studies on bio-mechanical behavior of the tooth, new shapes of preparations for indirect adhesive restorations and adhesive in- terphases.
He is a reviewer for different journal of adhesive dentistry.
Gianfranco live and work in Rome.
He focused on adhesive restorative dentistry and endodontic.
He is an international lecturer and he published several articles about direct and indi- rect adhesive restorations
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. Marko Jakovac
Prof. Dr. Marko Jakovac
Assoc. Professor Marko Jakovac, DMD, MSc, PhD, graduated from the School of Dental Medicine in Zagreb, Croatia, in 1998. In 2000, he passed the state exam and obtained a license for independent work. In 2002, he began to specialize in prosthodontics. After receiving his Master of Science degree in 2003 and his PhD in 2008 he became a senior assistant at the Department of Prosthodontics of the School of Dental Medicine in Zagreb. Since 2009, Marko Jakovac is ass. Professor and has been a course instructor in the "Advanced Preparation Techniques in Fixed Prosthodontics" further education program at the Zagreb Dental School. In 2010, he was appointed head of the postgraduate student course "Aesthetics in Fixed Prosthodontics on Teeth and Implants". In 2012, he became head of the undergraduate students course "Pre-clinical and Laboratory Fixed Prosthodontics". In 2013, he received the Dean's award for the best teacher at the School of Dental Medicine in Zagreb and since 2015, he has been head of the undergraduate students course "Microscope in Dental Medicine". Since 2015, he is assoc. professor at Dpt. of Fixed Prosthodontics and 2018 he was announced as a vice-dean for postgraduate studies at School of Dental Medicine in Zagreb. Marko Jakovac is the author of textbook "Preclinical and Laboratory Fixed Prosthodontics", coautor in 4 different books, pubished several scientific papers and he has actively participated in numerous international conferences. He is a lecturer and training course instructor (KOL) at international meetings for Ivoclar Vivadent, Carl Zeiss and SironaDensply CAD-CAM. He is a vice president of Croatian Society of Minimal Intervention Dentistry and a member of the Croatian Prosthodontics Society, European Prosthodontics Society, Croatian Society of Dental Implantology, Croatian Medical Association and the Croatian Dental Chamber. Moreover, he is the owner of the "Aesthetica" dental clinic and "Ae-vision" educational center in Zagreb.
International Keynote Speaker :
2012 Las Vegas – Symposium CEREC 27and Half
2013 Bensheim – CAD/CAM Scandinavian Days
2014 Dubai – CEREC Desert Fest
Moscow – CAD/CAM Symposium
Las Vegas – CEREC DOCTORS Scientific Symposium
Luxembourg – DSD & SKYN Super Week
2015 Izmir – EDAD Symposium
Sevilla – III.CEREC&InLab Symposium
Prague – MicroVision International Congress
Saint Malo – CEREC Touch Group Congress
2014 Member of SKYN Concept Team
2014 Member of International Digital Smile Design Master Team
2014 Member of Academy of Digital dentistry
2014 Member of MicroVision Group
2012 CEREC Beta Tester
CEREC Implant Guide Beta Tester
2012 Founder of European CAD/CAM Training Center in Jindřichův Hradec (Czech Republic) DENTALPOINT Academy
2009 International Certified CEREC Trainer (ISCD)
2009 Named president of Czech Society of CAD/CAM Dentistry
Founded the first dental magazin for public relations Healthy Smile and works like editor-in-chief
2004 Named president of Czech Dental Academy
2001 Named external teacher of the Prosthodontic Department at the Charles University Clinic of Dentistry in Hradec Králové
2000 Expert witness certification in dentistry
1999 Member of Czech Dental Chamber lectureship team
1999 Gained Second Degree Specialization in Prosthodontics
1999 Professional training at the Clinic of Dentistry-Prosthodontic Department of Wien, Austria
1998 Completed Germany Dental Chamber Practical Prosthodontic Training in München and Leutkirch
1997 Started own private practice DentalPoint in Jindřichův Hradec, Czech Republic
1996 Finished First Degree Specialization in General Dentistry
1995 Fellow in Medical Faculty of Charles University Prosthodontic Department in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic
1994-5 Study stay at School of Dentistry, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, USA
1993 Associate dentist in Donau Dental s.r.o., private practice, České Budějovice, Czech Republic
1993 Dentistry graduate of First Medical Faculty of Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
1986 Graduate of Rumburk Gymnasium
1968 Born in Varnsdorf, Czech Republic
Florin Cofar, DDS attended the University of Victor Babes, Timisoara, where he received his degree in dentistry in 2007. Post-graduate of NYU College of Dentistry and Harvard Business school attendee. Specialized in esthetic interdisciplinary digital dentistry. Lectured for AARD, AACD,BACD, SBOE, SACD, SSER, FACD and many others. Kol for Ivoclar, MIS, 3Shape, DGShape Roland, ModJaw, Pascal.
Graduated in 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 and Restorative Dentistry Post-graduation program at ISCSEM, Caparica, Portugal
Director of the International Certification in Advanced Aesthetic Restorative Dentistry program at ISCSEM, Caparica, Portugal
Invited professor in the Endodontic International Post-graduation 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
Consultant for developing of new dental materials and 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
Honorary member of the Romanian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry
Exclusive clinical practice in aesthetic and cosmetic dentistry in Lisbon, Portugal
Dr. Sorensen is Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry; Director, Biomimetics Biomaterials Biophotonics Biomechanics & Technology Laboratory; Director of Research, Graduate Prosthodontics Program; Director of Research, Dept. Restorative Dentistry, University of Washington. The B4T team is actively engaged in materials science investigation, developing new diagnostic and analysis tools, research and development of digital work flows for conventional prosthodontics and implant surgical-prosthodontics and clinical trials.
A diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics, Dr. Sorensen works extensively with the Graduate Prosthodontics residents performing complex full mouth rehabilitation with a DWF and digital technologies. He was awarded the 2018 Clinician-Researcher Award by the American College of Prosthodontists. Dr. Sorensen has published over 90 research articles and chapters and over 145 research abstracts. He has given over 150 invited lectures in 35 countries, over 300 lectures courses, hands-on programs and patient-treatment classes.
Director, Biomimetics Biomaterials Biophotonics Biomechanics & Technology Laboratory
University of Washington, Seattle, WA
Born in Piacenza, Italy, on 19 November, class of 1964. .Graduated in "Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis at the University of MI 1988 with 110 cum laude. He improved his knowledge in Conservative, Prosthetics and Periodontology with the annual courses of Dr. S. Patroni and Dr. PP Cortellini. Thus the specialization course in Implant surgery techniques, (Prof. Weistein) at the University of MI, and the advanced surgery course applied to the implantology of Dr. C. Tinti and M. Simion. Perfects the techniques of mucogingival surgery with the theoretical-practical course of Prof G. Zucchelli. Active member of the Accademia Italiana di Conservativa e Restaurativa (AIC) since 1996. Active member of the Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (IAED) since 2012. Active member of the International Academy for Digital Dental Medicine (IADDM). Professor a.c. at the University of PV ,Prof a/c at the Master of Restorative Dentistry University of Torino ,Bologna, Milano (Humanitas Huniversity .). Speaker on topics of Restorative Dentistry and Periodontology at courses and congresses at national and international level. Author of conservative and prosthetic dentistry publications in national and international journals. Author of the chapters related to amalgam and composite restorations of the Text "Restorative Dentistry" Ed. Elselvier 2009. First "Modern Dentist Case Report Award" 2002 for the conservative. Finalist (3rd place) at the AIOP-APS Excellence in Prosthodontics Award. 2015. He holds training and specialization courses in restorative subjects with a multidisciplinary vision at his own center (MFV Communication) in Vigolzone. Private Practice in Vigolzone (PC,Italy ) from 01.04.1989 with a multidisciplinary approach to dentistry.
Daniel Cerny has received his dental degree at the Charles University, Medical School in Hradec Kralove, Czech Republic (1998). Doctorate degree earned at Palacky University in Olomouc in 2018 with the topic of adhesive post-endodontic treatment. Part-time faculty member at Palacky University Olomouc (since 2019). Previously an assistant professor at Charles University, Medical School in Hradec Kralove at the Dpt of Conservative Dentistry and Endodontics (1998-2007). Private practice in Hradec Kralove limited to adhesive dentistry and endodontics since 2001. President of the Czech Endodontic Association (CES) since 2015. Editor of Roots Journal - Czech edition. Co-founder and the first president of Czech Academy of Dental Esthetics (CADE) (2007-2009). Editorial board member of LKS journal (Czech Dental Chamber Journal) (2009-2013) Co-owner and CEO of the continuing education institute HDVI since 2010. Co- founder of the Dental Summit Congress in Prague (Since 2011). Author/co-author of 35 articles in dental journals. Co-author of 4 chapters in dental books. Lectures widely internationally.
Graduated in Dentistry at the Paulista University - UNIP
Specialization in Restorative Dentistry in Restorative Dentistry at Araraquara Dental School, São Paulo State University - UNESP
Specialization in Implant Dentistry, SENAC University, Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Master and PhD in Restorative Dentistry at Araraquara Dental School, São Paulo State University - UNESP
Professor, Advanced Program in Implantology and Restorative Dentistry, ImplantePerio Institute, São Paulo, Brazil.
Private practice emphasizing Restorative Esthetic Dentistry.
More than 40 Articles and book chapters published in Portuguese, English and Spanish.
Dr. Mounajjed practices prosthodontics in the Czech Republic. He has authored many publications on fixed prosthodontics and dental technology. He operates a dental clinic oriented to complex prosthodontic rehabilitation in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic. He lectures internationally on prosthodontic techniques. Teacher at Palacky University. Fellow of The Academy of Prosthodontics in USA and international college of prosthodontic. Dr. Mounajjed is one of the cofounders of HDVI teaching institut HDVI.
Dr Maciej Zarow graduated from Semmelweis University in Budapest in 1995. After a three-year training programme he achieved specialization in operative dentistry in 1999. From 1998 until 2005 he was teaching at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow. There, in 2002, he defended his PhD and, in 2005, he achieved specialization in endodontics. He is also the co- author of more than 100 papers published in Polish and international journals. Dr Zarow is the author of a book called „Endo-Prosthodontics”: Guidelines for Clinical Practice, published by Quintessence Publishing (in Polish, Russian, English, French, Croatian, Chinese). His second book „Veneers” will be published in 2020 by Quintessence Int. 2012-2016 he has been editor-in-chief of the dental magazine Medycyna Praktyczna - Stomatologia. Since 2020 he is editor-in-chief of Polish edition of Quintessence Int. An active member of the Polish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry, board member of European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry and and Country Chair Person of ESCD in Poland. Dr Zarow has lectured extensively internationally. Visiting Professor of University in Chieti (Italy) 2015-2016, lecturer for postgraduate master programs at UIC in Barcelona (since 2012). He is a Honorary Member of Style Italiano. He has run his private dental clinic since 1999 and postgraduate course centre, since 2003, in Krakow, Poland.
Dr. Pascal Magne is an Associate Professor with Tenure and the Don and Sybil Harrington Foundation Chair of Esthetic Dentistry in the Division of Restorative Sciences, University of Southern California, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, Los Angeles, CA.
He graduated from the University of Geneva Dental School, Switzerland, in 1989 with a Med. Dent. Obtained his Doctorate in 1992 and his Ph.D. degree in 2002. Dr. Magne received postgraduate training in fixed prosthodontics and occlusion, operative dentistry and endodontics, and was a lecturer at the same university beginning in 1989 until 1997.
From 1997-1999, he was a Visiting Associate Professor at the Minnesota Dental Research Center for Biomaterials and Biomechanics, University of Minnesota, School of Dentistry. After concluding two years of research, Dr. Magne returned to University of Geneva Dental School and assumed the position of Senior Lecturer in the Division of Fixed Prosthodontics and Occlusion until he was recruited to the University of Southern California in February 2004.
Dr. Magne is a recipient of multiple awards from the Swiss Science Foundation, the Swiss Foundation for Medical-Biological Grants, was the recipient of the 2002 Young Investigator Award from the International Association for Dental Research as well as the 2007, 2009 and 2018 Judson C. Hickey Scientific Writing Award (for the best research article of the year published in the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry) and the 2017 EVY AACD Award for Outstanding Innovation in Cosmetic Dentistry (American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry). He is also the author of numerous clinical and research articles on esthetics and adhesive dentistry and is an internationally known mentor and lecturer on these topics. He also Furthermore, Dr. Magne authored the book Bonded Porcelain Restorations in the Anterior Dentition - A Biomimetic Approach which has been translated into twelve languages and is considered as one of the most outstanding books in the field of adhesive and esthetic dentistry.
He is a founding member of the Academy of Biomimetic Dentistry and a mentor of the Bio-Emulation think-tank group. In 2012, he launched a revolutionary approach to the teaching of Dental Morphology, Function and Esthetics (the 2D/3D/4D approach) for freshman students at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC.