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Prof. Dr. Izchak Barzilay
Canada

Dr. Izchak Barzilay received his DDS from the University of Toronto in 1983, a Certificate in Prosthodontics from the Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, NY in 1986, and a MS from the University of Rochester in 1991. He is currently Head of the Division of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry, Mt. Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Ont.; Adjunct Professor, Division of Prosthodontics of the Eastman Department of Dentistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY; Professor, George Brown College of Applied Arts and Technology, Toronto, ON; Associate in Dentistry, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont.; Chief Examiner in Prosthodontics – Royal College of Dentists of Canada; Past -President of the American Prosthodontic Society, Past - President of the Association of Prosthodontists of Canada: Past President - Ontario Study Club for Osseointegration.; Advisory Board - International Society for Digital Dentistry; Medical Advisory Board Member – Sjogren’s Society of Canada; Publication reviewer for Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, Journal of Prosthodontics, and is in private practice limited to prosthodontics and implant dentistry in Toronto, Ont. He has published on various topics including immediate implants, bonding plastics to various metals and other material and implant related topics. Dr. Barzilay hold many fellowships in prestigious organizations and has been awarded multiple awards for his research and teaching accomplishments. He spends much time working as the CEO of the Build Your Smile Dental Foundation which supports clinical outreach in Uganda and beyond.

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Dr. Victor Clavijo
Brasil

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.

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Dr. Florin Cofar
Romania

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.

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Dr. Daniel Cerny
Czech Republic

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.

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Dr. Miguel Cevallos
Czech Republic

- 1999 - 2004 Ph.D. in Stomatology, Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové, Charles University in Prague, School of Dentistry, Center of Dental Implantology. Czech Republic.
- 1999 - 2003 Full time clinical and academical training in Dental implantology. Center of Dental Implantology at the Teaching Hospital in Hradec Králové - Czech Republic.
- 1996 - 1999 Residency in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Children's Hospital Alejandro Mann, Guayaquil - Ecuador.
- 1990 - 1995 Graduated in Dentistry at the State University, Facultad Piloto de Odontología. Guayaquil - Ecuador.
Work experience
- As a speaker, he has participated in courses and conferences, both at national and international level.
- Author and coauthor of many publications.
- 2007 - present, dental surgeon, mainly focusing on dental implants at D.C.M. Klinika s.r.o. Hradec Králové - Czech Republic.H7

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Dr. Andi Dragus
Romania

2011- 2013 – Master of Implantology at Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy with Prof. Univ. Dr. Mihai Augustin 2012- present (will graduate this year) – Phd of Implantology at Carol Davila University of Medicine and Pharmacy with Prof. Univ. Dr. Mihai Augustin, Disertation Thesis: “Realising a Surgical Guideline on positioning dental implants starting with the Cranio-Mandibular System and bone offer”.

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Prof. Dr. Liu Feng
China

Prof. Feng received his Master’s degree of prosthodontics from Peking University School of Stomatology in 1996, and has been working in the same university since then. He has dedicated to the clinical, education and research work in the field of prosthodontics and implantology. He is currently the deputy director of Peking University Hospital of Stomatology Clinical Division, director of Esthetic Dentistry Training Center in Clinical Division. 

He is an important and active member in many major academic societies in China:

Former Chairman & Designate President of  Chinese Society of Digitized Dental Industry(CSDDI),Vice President of Chinese branch of The International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI),Standing committee member of Chinese Society of Esthetic Dentistry(CSED),Standing committee member of Oral Branch of Chinese Association of Plastics and Aesthetics(CAPA).

He is also an active member and lecturer in different international associations:

Country chair for China, certified member, and member of expanded executive committee of European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry (ESCD), Chairman  of Digital Dentistry Society China(DDS China), Certified international trainer of International Society of Computerized Dentistry(ISCD).

He dedicated himself into continuing education about esthetic dentistry in China since 2005. He has published 16 books in China in esthetic. He is currently an editorial board member and reviewer for International Journal of Prosthodontics, International Journal of  Computerized Dentistry,Chinese Journal of Stomatology, Chinese Journal of Prosthodontics.

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Dr. Davide Farronato
Italy

He graduated in Dentistry with maximum cum laude in Milan, has a PhD in “Innovative Techniques in Oral Implantology and Implant Prosthetic Rehabilitation“, specializes in Oral Surgery with laude. Active member of IAO (Italian Academy of Osseointegration), of MINEC (MegaGen International Network of Education and Clinical Research), founding member of the SISCOO (Italian Society of Specialists in Oral Surgery). He is Researcher (Assistant Professor) at the University of Insubria, Italy. He is an implant designer for multiple companies and his scienticic work is aimed at understanding the variables that affect the stability of peri-implant tissues in the long term.

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Prof. Dr. Omar Hamada
Syria

Associate Professor Dr. Omar Hamadah
DDS, OMFS, MSc, PhD
PhD In Oral Medicine, School of Dental Sciences, Newcastle University, Uk
Diploma and MSc, in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, The faculty of Dental Medicine, Syria
Head of Medical Laser laboratory at the Higher Institute for Laser research and Application (HILRA) - Damascus University- Syria
Head Of Syrian Society for Dental Laser Applications
The representative of World Federation for Laser Dentistry (WFLD)
Member of Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD)
Over 25 publications in peer review journals  

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Prof. Dr. Marko Jakovac
Croatia

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.

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Dr. Josef Kunkela
Czech Republic

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
EXPERIENCE
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

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Dr. Shiraz Khan
Great Britain

Dr. Shiraz Khan graduated from the University of Birmingham Dental School in 2013. Having successfully completed foundation training and winning several prizes, he finished his dental core training in a range of specialisms including Restorative Dentistry at Croydon University Hospital, Guys and St Thomas’s. He is currently placed in private practice in the heart of London, Clapham and suburban Hemel Hempstead. Shiraz has heightened his profile at this albeit early stage, being invited to lecture to young dentists around the country, as well as having lectured internationally. Most recently he has returned from Tehran, Iran lecturing at the EXCIDA 57th international congress regarding aesthetic dentistry. Progressing in his career in additional post-graduate qualifications and building a portfolio of achievements means that Shiraz is nothing short of an aspirational individual. He invests time into his career development and experience as he has in the process of completing his Masters in Restorative Dentistry. In addition he has travelled to Portofino, Italy to learn off the World’s leading clinicians in Style Italiano. He regularly sharing with like-minded professionals. Recently his hard work and efforts were recognised by the Young Dentist Academy who appointed Shiraz to become The Director. Shiraz has won several awards in the UK including The Fast Track 4 Award in recognition of his commitment to dentistry and becoming a leader of the future. Most recently Shiraz has been voted the Best Young Dentist South 2017 in the prestigious UK Dentistry Awards. This has confirmed, his drive, aspiration and dedication to dentistry in which he always pursues to develop in.

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DT Andrej Lazic
Slovenia

• 25g. work experience in the field of aesthetics, fixed, mobile, combined prosthetics and prosthetics on implants
• Owner of the laboratory since 2000
• 2004-17, active member of the Association of dental technicians and engineers of dental prosthetics
• 2005-17, representative of Slovenian dental technicians in the international organization FEPPD (Federation Europeenne et Internationale des Patrons Prothesistes Dentaires / Brussels / Belgium)
• 2010-14 lecturer at the Faculty of Health, University of Ljubljana - study program Laboratory Dental Prosthetics
• Active member of DTG
• Demonstrator and "opinion leader" of Renfert
• International AFG modeling instructor of Alberto Battistelli's school

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Dr. Kleanthis Manolakis
Greece

Dr. Kleanthis Manolakis was born in Thessaloniki, Greece.

He graduated from the School of Dentistry, Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany in 1989. He also completed his thesis at the same university and was awarded the Ph.D. degree in 1991.

 

He was trained in fixed prosthodontics and dental implantology at the Center of Dental Medicine, Department of Prosthodontics and Department of Oral Surgery, University of Zurich, Switzerland (1993-1995).

Since 1995 he maintains a private practice specializing in esthetics and dental implants in Thessaloniki, Greece.  Founding member and since 2012 Treasurer of the Hellenic Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry. Country Chairman Greece for the European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry. Course director and instructor for international training courses.

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Prof. Dr. Pascal Magne
USA

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.

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Dr. Radek Mounajjed
Czech Republic

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.

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Dr. Paulo Monteiro
Portugal

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

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Ms. Jana Norkin
Czech Republic

Graduated in 2007 at the Prague School of Dental Hygiene.
Specialized in treatment of patients with periodontitis, in cooperation with high class periodontologists in Czech Republic.
Participated at EuroPerio Amsterdam in 2018.
Since 2013 conducts trainings for dental hygienists.
Since 2017 runs practical courses on deep scaling and root planing, visited both by dental hygienists, as well by dentists.
Speaks Czech, Russian and English language.
Striving for knowledge and pushing the limits of prophylaxis treatment possibilities.

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Dr. Antonio Olivo
Italy

Up to now, he has been practicing his professional activity in Padua (I) as a self-employed Specialist in Maxillofacial Surgery, dedicating himself to oral and maxillofacial surgery, advanced implantology and prosthetic and aesthetic rehabilitation. Up to now he works at Medical Center Padova(Padua, I) and he is actually the Scientific Director.
From 2003 to 2006, he has collaborated with the University of Modena and
Reggio Emilia, Italy, within the Professorship of Oral Surgery; he has also worked as a Professor for the Master of Implantology of the same University.
Since 2005, he has been dealing with rehabilitation of maxillary atrophies through the zygomatic implant technique (more than 70 patients treated) .
Since 2006, he is a Certified Member of the European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry
In 2014 he published two different papers on I&J(JOMI Italian edition) on the topic of Zygomatic Implants in the treatment of atrophic patients.
He is, in Italy, one of the physicians with the highest expertise and number of clinical reports in zygomatic implants and Co-Axis implants using them to treat different kinds of edentulous maxilla, and mono- or  bi-lateral or complete edentulism.
          He has been a speaker at national and international courses and conferences about implantology, zygomatic implants, prosthetic and aesthetic rehabilitation.
From October 2015 he was nominate “Italy Country Chairperson” of the ESCD(European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry).
From 2019 he is Fellow Of International College of Dentistry

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DT Ömür Pak
Germany

1994-1997 Education as a Dental Technician

1997-2005 Working in some well known Labs in Europe.

Numerous participations in advanced training and internships with outstanding teachers in dental technology,
among others:

Will Geller, Shigeo Kataoka, Shoshi Sassaki, Thilo Vock, Christian Berg, Panos Bazos, Prof. Dr. Wainwright, Prof,
Or. Stefan Kopp and many more.

2003 Master Education in Disseldort and Cologne

2006 Foundation of his own laboratory in Bochum with a special focus on anterior aesthetics, function and
implant prosthetics

2009 Appointed Oral Design Member by Willi Gellar

2015 Appointed a member of the Dental Technicians Guild

2010 Co-author of the book Implant Prosthetics published by DZW Publishing

2010- 2014 Stucted industrial engineering at Ruhr University Bochum

2010-2015 consultant to various intemational dental companies 6.9. CORTEX implants, Ador Edelmetaie,
Promadent, Drimex and many more

2010 Development of own, optimized platinum foil for use with veneers with Creation CC in cooperation with the
company Ador Edeimetatie

2014-2017 initiator of the “Pandoras Box” course series with Jan Haito {patient cases from A to Z (advice,
photography, smile design, prep to cementation) for dental technicians and dentists)

2009-2020 speaker at home and abroad for countless companies 6.9. AmannGirrbach, WhitePeaks, GC.
Anaxdent, Meteaux Preciaux, HPdent, MPF, DTG

2019 Attendee at the Big Pictures Calender From Tearmwork Media

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Dr. Gianfranco Politano
Italy

Gianfranco was born in 1971 in Crotone, Italy.

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

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Prof. Dr. Angelo Putignano
Italy

• M.D. degree and D.D.S. post graduate certificate from University of Ancona-Italy

• Full professor in Restorative Dentistry at School of Dentistry Polytecnique University of Marche-Ancona-Italy

• Head of Operative dentistry and Endodontics department at School of Dentistry Polytecnique University of Marche-Ancona-Italy

• Dean School of Dental Hygienist Polytecnique University of Marche-Ancona-Italy

• Past President Italian Society of Operative Dentistry (SIDOC)
• Founding Member Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (IAED)

• Active Member European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED
• Founding Member of StyleItaliano
• Private practice limited to Restorative Dentistry in Ancona , Italy

• He is co- author of the book “Adhesive Dentistry: the Key to success” edited by Quintessence International.(2007)
• Co-Author of “Indirect Conservative Restoration of Posterior teeth” (UTET 2008)
• Prof. Putignano is lecturing internationally on adhesive & aesthetic restorations.

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DT Giuseppe Romeo
Italy

Born in Port Chester , New York , USA. Owner of the Oral Design Center in Turin, Italy. Trained in dental technology in Turin, Italy, he then studied two years at the University of Geneva where he obtained the Master Degree in Dental Technologist Esthetic Prosthodontics. He completed his education in Italy and abroad, working in the United States and in Switzerland. He has published extensively in both Italian and international journals. He has also contributed to the textbooks “Esthetics and Precision. Clinical and Technical Procedures” with Dr. Domenico Massironi and Mr. Romeo Pascetta (translated in eight languages), and “Aesthetic & Restorative Dentistry” written together with Dr. Douglas Terry and Mr. Willi Geller. Both books are published by Quintessence Publishing. He belongs to several prestigious organizations, such as the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (Fellow Member), the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (Affiliate Member), the Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (Active Member), the European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry (Active Member), the European Academy of Digital Dentistry (Executive Council Member) and the American Microscope Enhanced Dentistry (Fellow Member). He is Clinical Assistant Professor in the Division of Restorative Science at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA.

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Prof. Dr. John Sorensen
USA

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
jsoren@uw.edu

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Dr. Hugo Sousa Dias
Portugal

Dr. Hugo Sousa Dias graduated with a DDS from University Fernando Pessoa, Porto, and completed the postgraduate program in endodontics at the University of Lisbon. Besides running a practice limited to endodontics in Porto, he is Director of the Master in Endodontics clinical residency program at Foramen Dental Education (2014-2018). Dr. Dias is the founder of the Portuguese Group for Endodontic Study (study club). He is a member of the European Society of Endodontology and the Sociedade Portuguesa de Endodontologia [Portuguese Endodontic Society]. He is invited professor at University of Porto : Dental School, in Endodontic Advanced Course and at Universiuty of Coimbra : Medical School, in Endodontic Retreatment Course. He has given more than 30 lectures around the world and is co-author of a chapter in the book The Root Canal Anatomy in Permanent Dentition (Springer, 2018).

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Dr. Javier Tapia
Spain

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.

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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.

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Dr. Marco Veneziani
Italy

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.

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Dr Milko Villarroel
Brasil



Dr Milko Villarroel earned a D.D.S from Valparaiso Dental School in Chile in 2000. After graduating, he received postgraduate training in operative dentistry, prosthodontics and periodontics at Ponta Grossa Dental School, Brazil (2002-2004). He completed a Fellowship in Implant Restoration on IEO - Brazil in 2007. He earned his Master of Science degree in Integrated Clinical from Ponta Grossa Dental School, Ponta Grossa State University in 2004. He received his PhD from Araraquara School of Dentistry, São Paulo State University in 2010.

Dr Villarroel was Associate Professor, Department of Operative Dentistry, Valparaiso Dental School and visiting professor, Department of Postgraduate in Periodontics, Positivo University. Currently, he is Visiting Professor, Implantology Department , UNAM and visiting professor in the prosthodontics department at LSU. He is director of the CWB Dental Training in Curitiba - Brazil where he conducts hands-on and courses on esthetic, prosthodontics and oral rehabilitation.

Dr Villarroel is a co-author of five dental books and several articles on the prosthodontics, esthetic and restorative dentistry area. He is on the editorial board of Journal Dental Press of Esthetic (Brazil) and He is a member of the Brazilian Society of Esthetic.

Private practice in Curitiba-Brazil, the focus of his clinical is limited to esthetic restorations, prosthodontics, periodontics and implants.

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Dr. Maciej Zarow
Poland

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.

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