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President, 🇵🇹 Portugal
Rui FalachoPresident, 🇵🇹 Portugal
Rui Falacho. Published 10 articles in specialized magazines. Has 1 chapter (s) of books. Has 1 registered patent. In the last 3 years participated in more than 110 International event (s) as a Lecturer. Has advised 15 master's thesis. Received 6 awards (s) and/or honors. In his curriculum, the most frequent terms are: digital dentistry; oral rehabilitation; composite resins; fixed prosthodontics; implantology; adhesion; biomechanics; dental ceramics; bone regeneration; occlusion; aesthetic dentistry. He completed his Integrated Masters Degree in Dental Medicine in 2009, Certificate in The Complete Modular Course in Professional Photography from the New York Institute of Photography, Postgraduate Degree in Experimental Pathology at FMUC, PhD in Health Sciences at Coimbra University. He is President of the Portuguese Society of Digital Dentistry, Member of the Board of Directors of the Portuguese Society of Aesthetics and Oral Rehabilitation, International President of the Brazilian Society of Digital Dentistry, Vice-President of the Scientific Committee of the Brazilian Society of Digital Dentistry, Honorary International President of Mexican Digital Dentistry Society, Vice President of the Scientific Committee at Mexican Digital Dentistry Society, President at the European Academy of Digital Dentistry. He teaches at the Postgraduate Specialization Course in Prosthodontics at FMDUL; Professor and Head of Clinic at the Post-graduate Program in Adhesive Dentistry of CESPU; Professor at the Postgraduate Degree in Oral Implantology at CESPU; Professor at the Specialization in Occlusion, Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Parafunctions of FMDUP; Invited Assistant at the Postgraduate Prosthetic Oral Rehabilitation Program at FMUC and Invited Assistant at the FMUC Integrated Master in Dentistry.
Vice-President, 🇹🇷 Turkey
Galip GurelVice-President, 🇹🇷 Turkey
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 was the President of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED) for 2011 & 2012.
He received “The Smigel” award in October 2014 which is granted biennially by New York University College of Dentistry to honor the best esthetic dentists in the world for the social contribution they create, their support for the improvement of esthetic dentistry ,their vision and determination and their ability to present innovative ideas around dentistry globally and the education they provide to the dental health professionals about advanced esthetics, technology and the new techniques in general dentistry.
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 12 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.
Secretary-General, 🇩🇪 Germany
Florian SteinheberSecretary-General, 🇩🇪 Germany
1996-2000 EDUCATION AS A DENTAL TECHNICIAN IN STUTTGART
2000-2012 EMPLOYED DENTAL TECHNICIAN
2005-2012 ACTIVE AS MEDICAL DEVICE CONSULTANT AND TECHNICAL SUPPORT IN THE DENTAL INDUSTRY
2013-2016 EMPLOYED DENTAL TECHNICIAN AT ANAXDENT/ INTERNATIONAL INSTRUCTOR FOR COMPOSITE
SINCE 2005 EDUCATION IN ESTHETIC AND FUNCTION
SINCE 2016 BUILD UP THE OWN LABORATORY AND A OWN COMPANY FOR PROFESSIONAL TRAININGS
SINCE 2013 MORE THAN 200 INTERNATIONAL COURSES AND LECTURES FOCUSED ON COMPOSITE/FLASK TECHNIQUE AND PINK AESTHETIC.
INTERNATIONAL TRAIN THE TRAINER COURSES AND TRAININGS FOR SALES PERSONS
CUSTOMIZES IN HOUSE COURSES HANDS ON DEMOS ON EXHIBITIONS
Council Member, 🇷🇴 Romania
Florin CofarCouncil Member, 🇷🇴 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.
Council Member, 🇮🇹 Italy
Giuseppe RomeoCouncil Member, 🇮🇹 Italy
Giuseppe Romeo, MDT
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.
Council Member, 🇷🇺 Russia
Inna VirabovaCouncil Member, 🇷🇺 Russia
MSMSU of A.I.Evdokimov 2008-2013 ( dentist)
MPO of Psychology 2016-2019 (child psychology)
Pedodontist, oral surgeon (BIAM)
President and Founder of International Dentistry Association of Russia (IDA)
Expert of P&G ( Oral-B , blend-a-med)
Clinical advisor and lecturer of KavoKerr
Head of projects of prevention of caries for children and adults ( on streets, in Russian schools and kindergartens, hospices, military schools and etc)
Founder and head of Russian donor project “Landish”
OTHER HOBBIES :
Theatre ,tourism, children, read ,time with family
Council Member, 🏴 Scotland
Jameel GardeeCouncil Member, 🏴 Scotland
Jameel Gardee is a digital esthetic dentist based in Glasgow, Scotland.
Jameel is a partner at the Glasgow Smile Clinic which is officially Digital Smile Design accredited.
His practice is limited to advanced restorative and implant dentistry for over 20 years.
A graduate of Glasgow University and post graduate of Boston University where he was a resident in the department of restorative sciences, he is also a DSD master and instructor, and lectures around the world about CAD CAM technologies in esthetic dentistry and guided implant surgery. Jameel is part of the ICE faculty at the University of Salford, Manchester where he teaches on the PGcert in digital dentistry course and a teaching assistant at the Paulo Kano Education Center.
He is Vice President of the DDS UK and a global ambassador for Slowdentistry.
Substitute Council Member, 🇨🇭 Switzerland
David GerdolleSubstitute Council Member, 🇨🇭 Switzerland
David Gerdolle was born in Epinal (France) in May 1970, and is gratuated from the Dental University of Nancy (1993). He has then achieved a number of Postgraduate Diplomas from the Universities of Paris and Gothenburg, in Oral and Osteo-articular Biology, Implantology, Prosthodontics and Adhesive Dentistry
David has been member of the teaching staff of the University of Nancy between 1993 and 2005, and he is running a private practice in Vevey-Montreux (CH) since 2006. His practice is dedicated to conservative and minimal invasive dentistry. David is currently directing a Postgraduate Certificate at the University of Paris (F), and is also involved in research programs on resin composites in the University of Nancy (F).
He is lecturing world while in seminars and congresses, he is also giving hands-on courses and performing live demonstrations on patients in the field of adhesive and minimally invasive dentistry. As an author or an co-author, David has published widely in scientific national and international journals on this topic.
Substitute Council Member, 🇩🇪 Germany
Jan Kurtz-HoffmannSubstitute Council Member, 🇩🇪 Germany
Jan Kurtz-Hoffmann is a dentist in the city of Leipzig, Germany. Together with his colleague Dr. Nico Lindemann he is the owner of a couple of dental clinics with different specializations and an Education- and Event-Center as well. His work is focused on esthetic dentistry in forefront and full mouth rehabilitation under consideration of minimal invasive and functional aspects. In 2009 he became an active member of the German Society of Esthetic Dentistry (DGÄZ) and also an active member of the Academy for Practice and Science (APW) in Germany. Since 2013 he is a DSD Master, invited by Christian Coachman. In 2016 one of his treatment cases was shortlisted in the TOP 10 CASES for Europe, Middle East and Africa in the Ivoclar Smile Award 2016 competition. In 2017 he became a certified member of the European Society of Cosmetic Dentistry as well.
Jan Kurtz-Hoffmann is author of several articles in various newspaper like QDT, International Journal of dental techn., Reflect magazine and Casebook of Ivoclar. He is an Opinion Leader for various dental companies and he occasionally work as a consultant for various dental companies as well. Since 2017 he is a member of the Advisory Board (DACH) of Align Technology and since 2020 one of their european Key Opinion Leaders.
General Assembly Board
Aušra Znamenskaitė Levickienė
First Secretary, 🇱🇹 Lithuania
Aušra Znamenskaitė LevickienėFirst Secretary, 🇱🇹 Lithuania
2005-2010 Student of Kaunas University of Medicine, Lithuania. Qualified as general practice dentist
2010 -2013 Resident in Periodontology in Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania. Qualified as periodontist
Private practice limited to Periodontology and Implant Dentistry
Lithuanian Dental Chamber
Lithuanian Association of Periodontology
European Federation of Periodontolgy (EFP)
Second Secretary, 🇵🇹 Portugal
Inês BarbosaSecond Secretary, 🇵🇹 Portugal
Born in Lisbon, Inês Castro Barbosa received her degree in Dentistry from Universidade Fernando Pessoa, Porto, Portugal , in 2007.
Received her Diploma of Aesthetic Dentistry in 2011 from Clinica Aparicio with Universidad Internacional de Catalunya , Barcelona, Spain.
In this same year she became associate member of the Brazilian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry, SBOE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from which she was elected the European Ambassador since 2017 and in 2018 she became the first European Accredited Member from this prestigious academy.
Active member of the International Digital Dentistry Society.
She participated in several courses and congresses worldwide with the focus on Aesthetic Dentistry, Integrated Aesthetic Dentistry, Smile Design and Multidisciplinary approaches.
She cooperates with Professor Marleen Peumans from KU Leuven, giving courses for composite restorations, and full mouth rehabilitations with minimal invasive techniques since 2016.
And since 2017 she became guest Professor at the International Pos Graduation Program in Minimal Invasive Adhesive Dentistry at Universidade Egas Moniz , Costa da Caparica , Portugal.
Private practice exclusively in Restorative Dentistry . Cooperation in multidisciplinary teams in Portugal and Belgium.
Founder of ICB Aesthetic & Digital Dentistry
President, 🇮🇹 Italy
Francesco ManganiPresident, 🇮🇹 Italy
-Graduate in Medicine and General Surgery
-Post Graduate Certificate in Odontostomatology
-Professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery
School of Dentistry / Restorative Dentistry and Dental Esthetics, Tor Vergata University,Rome
-Director of the Master Course in Adhesive Esthetic Dentistry
-Delegate for the International Erasmus Program for students exchange
-He is Honorary Consultant Professor at the State University (UBA), School of Dentistry - Buenos Aires (Arg)
-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
Vice-President, 🇪🇸 Spain
Imanol DonnayVice-President, 🇪🇸 Spain
DDS, MSc. Licenciado en Odontología por la UPV, (Bilbao, 1993).
Director en Donnay Clínica Dental. Vitoria.
Director del Máster en Odontología Digital de la Universidad Católica de Murcia UCAM - Barcelona, España
Presidente de SOCE , 2018- ( Sociedad Española de Odontología Digital )
Speaker Mesa Redonda Congreso EPA-SEPES Madrid 2018
Miembro Jurado sobre Comunicaciones Orales Congreso SOCE Sevilla 2018
Profesor del Máster de Implantología y Reconstrucción Oralnen Knotgroup.
Ponente de varias conferencias a nivel nacional sobre Implantología, Regeneración de tejidos y Odontología Digital
Ponente de cursos en Gestión de Clínicas Dentales
Profesor de Curso sobre “Higiene Bucodental” para profesores en el Instituto Francisco de Vitoria.
Profesor colaborador del Máster de Implantología BTI, (Director Dr. Eduardo Anitua). Profesor colaborador del Máster de Implantología en la Universidad de Huesca, (Director Dr. Paco Torres).
Máster en Implantología y Rehabilitación Oral por la Universidad de NY (Octubre 1997). o Premio Mejor tesina sobre “ Implantes en la zona estética “
Máster en Oclusión , Disfunción y Rehabilitación oral ( Valencia 1999 ) Máster en Periodoncia por la Clínica Gingiva ( Madrid 2001 )
Máster en Implantología . Clinica Dr. Aparicio ( Barcelona 2003 )
Miembro Socio de: SOCE ,SEPES, SEPA, SEI, SEMO, SEMDES
Substitute Secretary, 🇭🇷 Croatia
Hrvoje StarcevicSubstitute Secretary, 🇭🇷 Croatia
Hrvoje Starcevic PgDMD, graduated from the School of Dentistry, University of Zagreb in 1993. Following completion of the internship is employed in the public practice of dental medicine in Zagreb. Since 2006 owns a private practice in Zagreb.
Organized the Congress of Cosmetic Dentistry on Korcula (Korkyra dental minute) in the period from 2006-2009.
Since 2010, is the main organizer of the “Aestehtic dental moment” in Zadar, which is recognized by the Croatian Chamber of Dental Medicine, which supports the Congress every year.
He is the founder and President of the Croatian Academy of Aesthetic Dental Medicine along with many professors and dental technicians. Since 2014 CAADM is IFED member.
From 2012 he is ITI member, from 2013 Affiliate member of EAED, from 2014 World implant leading center member and editor in Magazyn Stomatologiczny-Poland.many poster presentation award as 2010 Quitenssence congress in Zagreb, Compentence in Esthetic 2012 by Ivoclar, AAED in San Diego 2017.
He gave a series of lectures and Hands on in Croatia, Serbia, Slovenia, Poland, Indonesia, Turkey, Lebanon, Ukraine and Bosnia and Hezegovina in preparation and indication Glass ceramic and zirconia ceramics in dental medicine and implantology. He was invited presenter on table clinic program in Chicago in Feb 2019 https://www.restorative-academy.com/2019-program.html
In July 2019 he graduated from the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Zagreb with a postgraduate degree in dental implantology and was promoted to scientific master of dental medicine.
Translated Linda Greenwall’s book Bleaching Techniques in Restorative Dentistry into Croatian. Regularly writes articles for the Journal of Dental Medicine and other publications.
In his free time engaged in recreational basketball, climbed on Everset base camp, cycling and skiing.
Honorary Chairman, 🇪🇸 Spain
Jaime GilHonorary Chairman, 🇪🇸 Spain
- 1.- PRESIDENT OF THE INTERNATIONAL FEDERATION OF ESTHETIC DENTISTRY (IFED) (2018-).
- 2.- DENTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD GIVEN BY THE SPANISH DENTAL COUNCIL – SPANISH DENTAL ASSOCIATION. MADRID - DECEMBER 2018.
- 2.- PROFESSOR and CHAIRMAN OF PROSTHODONTICS. UNIVERSITY OF THE BASQUE COUNTRY IN BILBAO.
- 3.- BOARD MEMBER of the EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR OSSEOINTEGRATION (2007-2011).
- 4.- PRESIDENT of the INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF PROSTHODONTICS (2007-2009).
- 5.- PRESIDENT of INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF DENTISTS (European-Section) (1999-2001).
- 6.- PRESIDENT of the EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF ESTHETIC DENTISTRY (1991-1993).
- 7.- PRESIDENT of the SPANISH OF SOCIETY OF PROSTHODONTICS (1990-1992).
- 8.- SCIENTIFIC PROGRAM CHAIRMAN OF THE INTERNATIONAL QUINTESSENCE SYMPOSIUMS, I, II AND III IN ESTHETIC, RESTORATIVE AND IMPLANT DENTISTRY.
(MADRID-2012, BARCELONA-2014, BARCELONA 2017).
- 1.- EDITOR IN CHIEF of the Spanish versión of the INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ESTHETIC DENTISTRY – Quintessence Publishing.
- 2.- CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF of the Spanish versión of the INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PERIODONTICS AND RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY– Quintessence Publishing.
Prof. JAIME A. GIL is the DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF ESTHETIC DENTISTRY AND FULL MOUTH REHABILITATION ON TEETH AND IMPLANTS at the ALBIA DENTAL INSTITUTE in BILBAO,
Member of the following International Organizations:
• SPANISH SOCIETY OF PROSTHODONTICS – S.E.P.E.S.
• SPANISH SOCIETY OF PERIODONTICS AND OSEOINTEGRATION – S.E.P.A. • EUROPEAN ACADEMY OF ESTHETIC DENTISTRY – E.A.E.D.
• EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR OSSEOINTEGRATION – E.A.O.
• INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF PROSTHODONTICS – I.C.P.
• AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ESTHETIC DENTISTRY – A.A.E.D.
• AMERICAN ACADEMY OF RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY – A.A.R.D.
• AMERICAN ACADEMY OF FIXED PROSTHODONTICS – A.A.F.P.
Chairman, 🇨🇭 Switzerland
Alessandro DevigusChairman, 🇨🇭 Switzerland
Dr.med.dent. Alessandro Devigus
1987 Dental School Zurich (Switzerland)
since 1990 in own private practice
CEREC instructor at the Zurich Dental School (Clinic for Geriatric and Special Care Dentistry)
Various international courses, lectures and publications on CAD/CAM, Digital technologies
Editor-in-chief of the "International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry“ (Quintessence)
EAED "active member“, Bio-Emulation Mentor, ITI Fellow und Speaker
Bart Van Meerbeek
Vice-Chairman, 🇧🇪 Belgium
Bart Van MeerbeekVice-Chairman, 🇧🇪 Belgium
Bart Van Meerbeek obtained his DDS in 1988 and his PhD in 1993 at KU Leuven (University of Leuven) in Belgium. He continued his research activity abroad for one year at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas, and later also at the University of Missouri-Kansas City.
In 1995, he became Assistant Professor (‘Docent’) at KU Leuven and since then teaches Dental Biomaterials Science. In 1998 and 2002, he was promoted respectively to Associate Professor (‘Hoofddocent’) and Professor (‘Hoogleraar’), and in 2005 to Full Professor (‘Gewoon Hoogleraar’).
His primary research interest involves studies related to the broad field of Adhesive Dentistry, including fundamental as well as clinical research regarding dental adhesive technology in particular. Newer research lines deal with Dental Ceramics, Cariogenicity & Biocompatibility of Dental Materials, Bioactive Materials and Pulp-preservation Material Technology. His research work has been published in more than 400 peer-reviewed journals and has been honoured with awards such as the 1996 triennial Robert Stock Award for best PhD dissertation in Biomedical Sciences, Albert Joachim Award in 1997, Award in Biomedical Sciences of the Research Council of KU Leuven in 1998, IADR Young Research Award in 2000, SmithKline Beecham Award in 2001, Academy of Operative Dentistry Buonocore Memorial Lecturer in 2003, CED-IADR (Continental European Division of IADR) Robert Frank Lecturer in 2008, 2014 IADR/AADR William J. Gies Award for the best 2014 JDR paper in the Biomaterials & Bioengineering Research category, and the 2015 IADR Wilmer Souder Award (IADR Distinguished Scientist award for Dental Materials). In 2003, he became holder of the Toshio Nakao Chair for Adhesive Dentistry. He was President of the Pan-European Federation of IADR in 2006-2007 and is currently serving as Secretary of the Continental European Division of IADR or CED-IADR. Recently in September 2019 (Madrid), he was elected as President Elect of CEDIADR to become CED-IADR president in September 2020 with the task to organize the 2021 CEDIADR/NOF Oral Health congress in Brussels (September 16-18, 2021). Since 2004, he is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Adhesive Dentistry.
Florian BeuerVice-Chairman, 🇩🇪Germany
Professor Beuer graduated from Munich Dental School (Germany) in 2000. After two years in private practice he joined the Prosthetic Department in Munich. He finished his dissertation in 2002 and got his habilitation in 2009. He holds specialty degrees in implantology (DGI) and prosthodontics (DGPro). In 2007 and 2008 he worked as visiting Professor in Portland/Oregon. Professor Beuer received a Master of Medical Education (MME) degree from the University of Heidelberg (Germany) in 2015. Since 2015 he is chairman of the Prosthetic Department at Charité University of Medicine in Berlin (Germany) and board member and President-elect of the German Association of Implantology (DGI). In 2018 he became an Associate Fellow of the American Academy of Prosthodontics. He serves as the Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Computerized Dentistry (Quintessence Publishing Group) and was appointed fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) in 2020.
Secretary (Dental Technician), 🇪🇸 Spain
Waldo ZarcoSecretary (Dental Technician), 🇪🇸 Spain
Waldo Zarco Nosti
Titulado en prótesis dental Esprohident año 2000
Miembro de ACADEN
Miembro de European Academy of Digital Dentistry
Estancias formativas con técnicos de renombre internacional
Colaboración con diferentes Universidades de Odontología e Ingeniería
Práctica privada en estudio dental CAD CAM
Klockner Implant system & archimedes (KOL)
exocad GmbH (KOL)
Eric Van Dooren
Secretary (Dentist), 🇧🇪 Belgium
Eric Van DoorenSecretary (Dentist), 🇧🇪 Belgium
Dr. Eric Van Dooren attended the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, where he received his degree in dentistry in 1982. After graduating he opened a private practice in Antwerp, Belgium, which is limited to periodontics, fixed prosthodontics, and implants.
Currently Dr. Van Dooren is a Visiting Professor at University of Liege ( Belgium) and University of Marseille . He is an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
Dr Van Dooren lectures nationally and internationally , mainly on aesthetics,implants and aesthetic periodontal surgery.
Member, 🇮🇹 Italy
Alessandro IelasiMember, 🇮🇹 Italy
Born in Ischia in 1974. Over the years he attended courses in Aesthetics in Total Prosthesis at the University of Zurich with Prof. Palla, Dr. Bruna Ernst and SICED of Brescia with the Dt. Jurg Stuck.
Since 2003 he has collaborated with Ivoclar Vivadent. SICED member. Since 2013 he has held courses and conferences on total prosthesis nationally and internationally with Dr. Alessio Casucci. Author of articles in national and international specialized journals. Polcan 2014 award winner. Active AIOP member.
Member, 🇮🇹 Italy
Alessio CasucciMember, 🇮🇹 Italy
Dr. Alessio Casucci received his D.D.S degree from University of Siena in 2004. He holds a Master Degree in Periodontology and a Master of Science in Dental Biomaterials at the University of Siena, where he also completed his Ph.D. in Dental Biomaterials and Their Clinical Applications. He has participated as educator at the post-graduate program “Complete Denture and Occlusion” at the University of Siena, and he is a lecturer in several courses on complete denture and implant supported prosthodontics. He published different papers in international journals. He is member of ICP (International College of Prosthodontics), AIC (Itatialn aeccmdemy of conservative and restorative dentistry) and A.I.O.P. (Italian Academy of Prosthodontics). He mainly devotes the clinical practice to edentulous patient’s rehabilitation. He is adjunct professor for removable prosthodontics at the University of Siena.
Member, 🇬🇷 Greece
Antonios ChaniotisMember, 🇬🇷 Greece
Chaniotis Antonis graduated from the University of Athens Dental School, Greece (1998). In 2003 he completed the three-year postgraduate program in Endodontics at the University of Athens Dental School.
Since 2003, he owns a limited to microscopic Endodontics private practice in Athens, Greece.
For the last ten years, he served as a clinical instructor affiliated with the undergraduate and postgraduate programs at the University of Athens, Athens Dental School, Endodontic department, Greece.
In 2012 he was awarded the title of Clinical fellow teacher at the University of Warwick, Warwick dentistry UK.
He lectures extensively nationally and internationally and he has published articles in local and international Journals.
He currently serves as an active member of the Hellenic Society of Endodontology (ESE full member society), a certified member of the European Society of Endodontology (ESE) and international member of American Association of Endodontists (AAE)
Member, 🇵🇱 Poland
Bartosz CerkaskiMember, 🇵🇱 Poland
BARTOSZ CERKASKI; PhD, DDS
SPECJALISTA STOMATOLOGII ZACHWAWCZEJ I ENDODONCJI
CONSERVATIVE DENTISTRY AND ENDODONTICS SPECIALIST
Official DSD Provider in Poland
Digital Smile Design
ZPL Endo Estetica
Specjalista Stomatologii zachowawczej i endodoncji.
DENTAL & SMILE DESIGN CLINIC
DentalSkills sp. z o.o.
Stomatologiczne Centrum Edukacyjne. Dental Educational Center.
Carlo Massimo Saratti
Member, 🇨🇭 Switzerland
Carlo Massimo SarattiMember, 🇨🇭 Switzerland
Dr Carlo Massimo Saratti studied in the University of Florence, Italy, and obtained his diploma of Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2011. He moved to Switzerland in 2013 where he obtained the Master of Advanced Studies in Microinvasive Aesthetic Dentistry at the University of Geneva (2014-2016). He also focused on dental research activity on fiber reinforces composites, the topic of his Doctoral Thesis obtained in 2016 under the supervision of Professor Krejci and Dr Giovanni Tommaso Rocca.
Since September 2016 he has been senior assistant in the division of Cariology and Endodontics in the University of Geneva. He Coordinator of post-graduate program MAS of Microinvasive Aesthetic Dentistry of the same University. Dr CMS is also involved in the research on dental materials for restorative dentistry. On this subject he has published several articles on international scientific journals.
Alongside his activities in the University of Geneva, he works in the private practice at the Geneva Smile Center as specialist in esthetic adhesives restorations for single tooth and full-mouth rehabilitations, with conventional approaches and digital devices.
Member, 🇮🇹 Italy
Daniele ManfrediniMember, 🇮🇹 Italy
Daniele Manfredini received his DDS from the University of Pisa, Italy in 1999, a MSc in Occlusion and Craniomandibular Disorders in 2001 from the same University, a PhD in Dentistry from the ACTA Amsterdam, The Netherlands, in 2011, and a Post-Graduation Specialty in Orthodontics from the University of Ferrara, Italy, in 2017.
He was a clinical fellow at the Section of Prosthetic Dentistry, Department of Neuroscience, University of Pisa, Italy until 2005. Since 2006, Daniele Manfredini has been Assistant Professor and coordinator of the research projects at the TMD Clinic, Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Padova, Italy, and he held teachings in Prosthodontics and TMJ Physiopathology, and in Bruxism and Parafunctions at the School of Dentistry, University of Padova until 2016.
Currently, Daniele Manfredini holds teaching in Oral Physiology and in Clinical Gnathology at the School of Dentistry, University of Siena, Italy.
On January 2017, the Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR) appointed him as a Full Professor by scientific merit at the age of 41.
Daniele Manfredini authored more than 190 papers in the field of bruxism and temporomandibular disorders in journals indexed in the Medline database (Scopus H-index=34). He also edited, among the others, the book “Current concepts on temporomandibular disorders” (Quintessence Publishing, 2010), including contributions from 45 world-renowned experts, and co-authored several textbooks on the same topics.
Based on publication ratings, since November 2013, the US agency Expertscape has been ranking Prof. Manfredini as world #1 expert in the field of temporomandibular joint disorders, and, since November 2018, also as #1 in the field of bruxism.
Member, 🇪🇸 Spain
Guillermo PradiesMember, 🇪🇸 Spain
- DDS, PhD (Odont) and Master in Prosthetic Dentistry (Complutense University)
- Head of Department (Conservative and Prosthetic Dentistry Department) Complutense University, Madrid. Spain
- Director of the postgraduate programs in “clinical implantology” and “restorative dentistry based on new technologies”
- More than 90 publications, 42 of which with impact factor (JCR), four books and a CD-rom.
- International lecturer on Prosthetics and Implantology
- Member of the IADR (International Association for Dental Research), SEPES, SECCYDO and International Society for Digital Dentistry
- Member of the EPA council (European Prosthodontics Association)
- EPA President (from 2017-2018)
- Associate Editor of “Brazilean Dental Science Journal”. Assistant Editor of “European Journal of Prosthodontics & Restorative Dentistry”
Member, 🇪🇸 Spain
Jacobo SomozaMember, 🇪🇸 Spain
Licenciado en Odontología por el “Instituto Superior das Ciencias da Saude – Norte.” Oporto Portugal.
Especialista en Odontología Estética. Facultad de Odontología de la Univ. Complutense de Madrid
Profesor del Curso Clínico de Implantología Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Director Jacobo Somoza Institute
Miembro de diferentes sociedades cientícas como:
La Sociedad Española de Prótesis Estomatológica (SEPES) y de la Sociedad Española del Sueño (SES)
Dictante nacional e internacional de cursos sobre Odontología Digital, Estética e Implantología
Member, 🇩🇪 Germany
Jan HajtóMember, 🇩🇪 Germany
Dr. med. dent. Jan Hajtó
Specialist for Function and Aesthetics in Dentistry (DGÄZ)
Dr. Hajtó (*1968) graduated from the University of Munich / Germany in 1993.
Since 1995, Dr. Hajtó is running a beautiful top level private practice in the heart of Munich
with its own dental laboratory specialized in functional and aesthetic allceramic restorations.
He specializes in aesthetic fixed prosthodontics and complex restorative dentistry
Dr. Hajtós clinical work includes all-ceramic restorations, complex aesthetic dentistry cases
and implant crowns and bridges. He possesses many years of clinical experience in both
conventionally cemented and adhesively bonded all-ceramic restorations. Anterior Laminate
Veneers and posterior allceramic Inlays, Onlays and Tabletops are one of his main fields of
He is lecturer for several German dental education academies and scientific societies. He is
both a nationally and internationally active lecturer in the field of dental aesthetics, all-
ceramic restorations, CAD/CAM, digital dentistry and complex prosthodontic treatments.
Apart from his clinical activities, he is the author of numerous journal articles. In addition, he
is author of the 2 Volume book (textbook and picture gallery) “Anteriores – Natural
Beautiful Teeth”, teamwork media, published: June 2006..
Author of the chapter “Veneers” in Roland Frankenberger (ed.) Adhäsive Zahneilkunde,
Deutscher Ärzte-Verlag 2012.
Author of the Book „gute Zahnmedizin – Ein Leitfaden“ (“Good Dentistry – A Guidleline”, in
German), Quintessence 2018.
2015 winner of the research award of AG Keramik for an in vitro study on the longetivity of
laminate veneers together with Dr. Uwe Blunck, Berlin and Prof. Roland Frankenberger,
Member, 🇪🇸 Spain
Javier Tapia-GuadixMember, 🇪🇸 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
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
Member, 🇵🇹 Portugal
Joana GarcezMember, 🇵🇹 Portugal
Degree in Dental Medicine at Instituto Superior de Ciências da Saúde do Norte, CESPU - Portugal (ISCS-Norte)
Postgraduate Diploma in Aesthetic and Restorative Dentistry at ISCS-Norte
PhD in Odontostomatology at Universidade de Santiago de Compostela - Spain
Director and Lecturer of Operative Dentistry in the Postgraduate Program in Dentistry at IUCS
Private practice with a focus on Restorative Esthetic Dentistry
Luca De Stavola
Member, 🇮🇹 Italy
Luca De StavolaMember, 🇮🇹 Italy
Graduated in Dentistry at the University of Padua (Italy) in 2001. Post Graduate program in Oral Surgery at the Prof. Khoury's Clinic (Olsberg, Germany) in 2007. Master of Oral Medicine in Implant Dentistry at the University of Munster (Germany) in 2007. Member of the Eurepan Association for Osseointegration (EAO) and of the Italian Academy of Osseointegration (IAO), Private office in Padua and Treviso, Italy. Invited Speaker in many Courses and Congresses since 2005 in Europe, USA, South America, Japan, Australia, New Zealand ; invited speaker at the Spanish Society of Periodontology Annual Congresses (SEPA) 2016 and 2018, at the EAO Annual Congresses 2017 and 2019. Author and Co-Author of Peer-reviewed Manuscripts published in International Journals such as J. Oral and MaxilloFacial Implant (JOMI) and J. Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry (PRD). Visiting Professor and Lecturer at the University of Padua (Italy), Eastman Institute UCL (London, UK), University Vanvitelli of Naples (Italy), University of Reggio Emilia and Modena (Italy), University of Madrid Complutense (Spain).
Member, 🇵🇹 Portugal
Luís FonsecaMember, 🇵🇹 Portugal
Faculdade de Medicina Dentária de Lisboa - Técnico Laboratorial de Prótese Dentária
Southern Illinois University USA - A.A.S-B.S. Dental Laboratory Technology
Technical Director - Wizz Dental Lab - Lisbon Portugal
Project director – Luis Fonseca Dental Artistry - Lisbon Portugal
Biomimétic Dentistry Portugal.
Beleongs to the Board of the following Scientific Societies:
Sociedade Portuguesa de Medicina Dentária Digital;
European Academy of Digital Dentistry
Sociedade Portuguesa de Estética e Reabilitação Oral.
International Opinion Lecturer Ivoclar Vivadent.
Member, 🇳🇱 Netherlands
Marat AwdaljanMember, 🇳🇱 Netherlands
Marat Awdaljan is a dental ceramist born in Tbilisi, Georgia, in 1988 to Armenian parents. In 1993, his family moved to the Netherlands, where he grew up.
Since 2013 he is the founder of a project, which he travels the world to meet the Masters in dentistry in order to find answers to all the questions and problems in the dental field. Interviews with the Masters are published in the world-renowned Labline Magazine. Combining the knowledge of this journey with the extended research he is currently focusing on, Marat has created and developed MATISSE, The Universal Shade Matching Software for dentists and dental technicians and he gives lectures and courses worldwide.
Markus BlatzMember, 🇺🇸USA
Dr. Markus B. Blatz is Professor of Restorative Dentistry, Chairman of the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences, and Assistant Dean for Digital Innovation and Professional Development at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, where he also founded the Penn Dental Medicine CAD/CAM Ceramic Center. Dr. Blatz graduated from Albert-Ludwigs University in Freiburg, Germany, and was awarded additional Doctorate Degrees, a Postgraduate Certificate in Prosthodontics, and a Professorship from the same University.
Dr. Blatz is co-founder and immediate past President of the International Academy for Adhesive Dentistry (IAAD). He is a Board-certified Diplomat in the German Society for Prosthodontics and Biomaterials (DGPro) and a member of multiple other professional organizations, including the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, the International College of Prosthodontists, the American College of Prosthodontists (honorary member), Academy of Osseointegration, and O.K.U. Honor Dental Society. He serves on the editorial boards of numerous recognized scientific dental journals and is Associate Editor of Quintessence International and the International Journal of Prosthodontics. He is coauthor of the international bestseller “evolution – contemporary protocols for anterior single-tooth implants”.
Dr. Blatz is the recipient of multiple teaching and research awards and has published and lectured extensively on dental esthetics, restorative materials, and implant dentistry. He was recently named one of the “World’s Top 100 Doctors in Dentistry” by his peers.
Member, 🇺🇦 Ukraine
Maxim BelogradMember, 🇺🇦 Ukraine
Maxim Belograd is the founder of BELOGRAD Academy. He is one of the most well-known international lecturers and trainers in a field of advanced microscope, esthetic, restorative dentistry and endodontics.
He visited more than 40 countries with practical courses and lectures as speaker, and doctors from more than 70 countries took part in the BeloGrad Academy project.
Maxim Belograd is the first lecturer from the CIS who provided courses on 5 continents and successfully presented his educational programs.
Lectures and presentations were conducted during prestigious dental congresses and conferences as well as individual «solo» formats with attendance from 100 to 3000 participants. Hands-on sessions were provided in certified BG training centers all over the world.
Miladinov MilosMember 🇷🇴
Born on 20th of august 1980 in Timisoara, Romania, I am part of a Serbian minority from Romania. I graduated the dental technician school and became a "specialized dental technician” in 2011 and opened my private lab in 2003. Since then I became key opinion leader for prestigious dental companies like: Cendrex Metaux, Ivoclar Vivadent, Medit, Shera, AFT, Renfert, Sagemax, Exocad, Asiga.
I wrote articles or my photos were used as cover images in many magazines like Dental Dialogue, Dental Tribune, Reflect Magazine, Labline Magazine, JERD, JCD and many others.
In 2013 I founded the brand "Shoot like a pro" that has as main focus the dental photography and accessories for it. First book was published in 2014 and was sold in more than 3000 copies worldwide. Later in 2016 a new dental training center "Ugly Tooth" is opened and many courses are organized there. Main focus is on innovation and education in dental industry.
I lectured on greatest stages and congresses like: ESCD, AACD, FACD, CIE by Ivoclar, AIOP, AEEDC, DDS, and many many more.
As hobbies I have fishing, outdoor activities, shopping & traveling.
Languages i speak: Serbian, Croatian, English, Spanish, Romanian, and a bit Italian and German.
Last success is with new book about dental photography "The Book" and new specialized on-line portal www.dentalpromaster.com
Actively developed and tested new workflow for digital dentistry called FDW and successfully implemented worldwide.
2020 Member of Scientific Committee of EADD European Academy of Digital Dentistry
Member, 🇬🇷 Greece
Nondas VlachopoulosMember, 🇬🇷 Greece
Nondas Vlachopoulos was born in Toronto, Canada.
He graduated from the school of dental technology in 1985. He then acquired a BSc Hons from the School of Dental Technology of the Technological Educational Institution of Athens (1989).
In 1990, he established his own dental laboratory "AestheticLab" in Athens. Since 2001, he has been Opinion Leader for Noritake Dental and MPF Brush Co. in Greece.
Since May 2014 he is an editorial reviewer at the AACD’s Journal of Cosmetic Dentistry (jCD).
He specializes in aesthetic all-ceramic and implant restorations.
His laboratory collaborates with the Dental School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece and its postgraduate programs of Dental Prosthodontics and Dental Surgery, as well as with the Department of Prosthodontics of the Eastman Institute of Oral Health of the University of Rochester and Chicago, USA.
Since September 2015, he is cooperating to the practical education of the Postgraduate program leading to a Master of Science Degree in dental Biomaterials/Materials of Dental Technology. The program is operated by The Department of Dental Technology of the Technological Institution of Athens in conjunction with the Dental School of the National & Kapodistrian University of Athens.
Nondas Vlachopoulos is leading many educational hands-on courses in Greece and worldwide (USA, South America, Europe, Asia and Middle East). He is invited to lecture on dental aesthetics at international meetings and congresses. He has published articles in Greek and international Dental Technology journals.
Member, 🇵🇹 Portugal
Paulo PalmaMember, 🇵🇹 Portugal
Invited Assistant Professor in Institute of Endodontic, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra (FMUC)
Doctor of Dental Medicine (DDS), Degree in Dental Medicine from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra 2001
Graduate Operative Dentistry and Endodontics by the FMUC, 2005
MSc in Experimental Pathology by the FMUC, 2009
PhD in Health Sciences of the FMUC, 2013
Teacher of the Post Graduate Endodontics of the FMUC
Member International Association for Dental Research, Pulp Biology & Regeneration Group
Certified Member of the European Society of Endodontology, Portugal
Personality of the year in Endodontics 2014 (Portugal), 5th edition of the Oral Health Awards.
Scientific Advisory Board of Journal Endodontics.
Top peer reviewer 2019 for Publons from Web of Science Group.
Awarded several times (17), such as the best researches papers or clinical cases present in national and internationals meetings.
Personality of the year in Endodontics 2014 (Portugal), 5th edition of the Oral Health Awards.
Research of interest:
Regenerative Endodontics Procedures; Cycle Fatigue Resistance; Endodontic Biomaterials Dental stem cells
Member, 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
Petr HajnýMember, 🇨🇿 Czech Republic
Member, 🇮🇱 Israel
Rafi RomanoMember, 🇮🇱 Israel
Dr. Rafi Romano is a specialist in orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics (Hebrew University, Hadassah Jerusalem). His private orthodontic practice in Tel Aviv he emphasizes adult and esthetic orthodontics.
Dr. Romano is AAO Ambassador representing the Israel Orthodontic Society.
He is the editor of five books: Lingual Orthodontics, (Decker, 1998), The Art of the Smile (Quintessence, 2005), The Art of Treatment Planning (Quintessence 2009), Lingual & Esthetic Orthodontics, (Quintessence 2011) and The Art of Detailing, (Quintessence, 2013).
Dr. Romano is a member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry – IJED, is former Editor-in-chief of "Orthodontics: The Art and Practice of Dentofacial Enhancement," Quintessence publishing and former editor of the Journal of the Israeli Orthodontic Society,
He is an Advisory Board Member for Align Technologies and lectures worldwide on esthetic orthodontics and adult multidisciplinary orthodontic treatment
He is an Active Member of the EAED, AAO and the WFO.
Renaud NoharetMember 🇫🇷
Doctor in dental surgery, graduated from the Faculty of Odontology of Lyon, Dr. Renaud Noharet then received his internship in odontology in Marseille. He obtained the rank of Associate Professor and Hospital Practitioner in 2010. Renaud Noharet is also doctor of the University of Lyon (PhD). His liberal exercise in Lyon focuses on implantology and the overall rehabilitation of patients. He also holds different DE and CES having subject of implantology and prosthesis. Dr. Noharet is the author of numerous publications (national and international) and also participated in the writing of books. He conducts conferences both nationally and internationally. He is also founder of Sapo Implant Prosthesis
Member, 🇪🇸 Spain
Roberto PadrósMember, 🇪🇸 Spain
Co-Director of Máster de Estética y Rehabilitación Oral de Barcelona Dental Institute de la Unviversitat Politecnica de Catalunya.
Professor colaborador en el Máster de Periodoncia e Implantes de la Universidad de Sevilla.
Private practice at Barcelona Dental Institute on prosthodontics and restorative dentistry.
Member, 🇬🇷 Greece
Stavros PelekanosMember, 🇬🇷 Greece
Dr. Stavros Pelekanos received his undergraduate degree in Dentistry (D.D.S.) in 1991 from the University of Athens, Greece. In 1993, he obtained his doctoral degree in Prosthodontics (Dr med dent) from the University of Freiburg (Prof. Dr. J.R. Strub), Germany. Following his professional training, Dr. Pelekanos established a private practice in Athens, oriented towards prosthodontics, implantology and esthetic dentistry.
In 2002, he was appointed full-time Lecturer at the Department of Prosthodontics, Dental School, University of Athens, Greece, and in 2012 Assistant Professor in the same department. Since 2013 he is an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED). His professional affiliations include: The International College of Prosthodontics (ICP), European Prosthodontic Association (EPA), Greek Prosthodontic Association and many others. He is a faculty member of gIDE Institute (Global Institute of Dental Education, Los Angeles, California) and Dental Tribune (CME courses) lecturing internationally and performing hands on courses on implants, aesthetics and restorative procedures.
In 2008 and 2011, Dr. Pelekanos received second and first prize at the scientific award competition of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry held in Madrid, Spain and Istanbul, Turkey respectively. To date he has published over twenty articles in peer reviewed journals and 3 chapters in books.
Tali ChackartchiMember, 🇮🇱Israel
Tali Chackartchi graduated dentistry in 2002. Completed a post-graduate program in Periodontology at the Department of Periodontology, Hadassah & Hebrew University Faculty of Dental Medicine in 2008, and became a clinical instructor in the department at the same year.
EFP accredited specialist since 2009.
In 2009 graduated the program of implant reconstructive dentistry in the G.Niznick Oral Implant Center. Awarded Two years scholarship from the Staub - Family fund for Perio-prosthesis scholars.
Performing research in the field of biological and clinical implications of the combined Ortho-Perio treatment and digital and guided implantology. International speaker on digital implantology, bone augmentation, soft tissue management around teeth and implants, and the “Ortho-Perio” interface.
Former board member of the Israeli Specialists Forum. Member of the Israeli Post Graduate examination committee. Member of the Experts Council of the Osteology Foundation and past president of the Israeli Society of Periodontology and Osseointegration.
Owner of a private clinic located in Tel-Aviv dedicated to periodontology and implant dentistry.
Member, 🇿🇦 South Africa
Mark BowesMember, 🇿🇦 South Africa
Dr Mark Bowes is the owner and clinical director of Enamel Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry, a private practice in Cape Town, South Africa. His practice is limited to Aesthetic and Complex Restorative Dentistry. Mark has been a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists since 1997, and is a speaker for ITI . In 2010 he founded the South African Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry for which he is now Past President. He was the Congress President for the World International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry (IFED) held in Cape Town in 2015. In 2018 he founded the Digital Dentistry Society of South Africa for which he is President
Mark has pioneered the development of Digital Smile Design in South Africa; this concept allows dentists to develop a smile which fits the individual patients Aesthetic and Functional needs whilst providing Minimally Invasive Dentistry. Mark is a DSD World Master and also a DSD Instructor.
Adult orthodontics plays an important role in his minimally invasive practice. Mark teaches courses for removable adult orthodontics for the international group Intelligent Alignment Systems IAS. Mark also teaches Aesthetic and Restorative courses for The Implant and Aesthetic Academy in South Africa.
Mark has recently been invited to be a silver member of the prestigious group Styleitaliano, and an ambassador for @slowdentistry.
Mark is a KOL for numerous influential dental companies, and has lectured extensively in Southern Africa and Internationally, on all aspects of Aesthetic Dentistry and Complex Restorative Dentistry.
Arthur Nogueira Rodriguez
Member, 🇲🇹 Malta
Arthur Nogueira RodriguezMember, 🇲🇹 Malta
Prof. Arthur Rodriguez Gonzalez Cortes, DDS, MSc, PhD is an Associate Professor of Oral Radiology and Digital Dentistry at the Department of Dental Surgery, Faculty of Dental Surgery, University of Malta, where he conducts research focused mostly on Digital Dentistry. He got his DDS, MSc and PhD degrees from University of São Paulo (Brazil), and completed a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in Radiology at Harvard University, (Boston, USA). He has published more than 50 international scientific articles in journals indexed on the pubmed website, most of them from funded projects. In addition, Prof. Cortes is an oral implantologist and radiologist with 15 years of experience. As an ITI director, Prof. Cortes has been lecturing on Digital Dentistry as an invited speaker in different countries such as Brazil, Spain, Denmark, Korea, Peru and Malta, including a visiting professor appointment at University of Okayama (Japan).
Member, 🇮🇹 Italy
Paolo ManzoMember, 🇮🇹 Italy
Dr. Manzo graduated cum laude in Dentistry in 1997, with a thesis on occlusion and posture correlations. After graduation, he followed a training program focused on both traditional and lingual orthodontics. In 2004, he obtained his Specialist in Orthodontics certificate with honors. Then in 2007, he earned a PhD in Oral Sciences from the University of Naples “Federico II”. From 2008 to 2016, he was an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Naples "Federico II", where he currently works as a Clinical Instructor at the School of Orthodontics. He’s currently Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Trieste and University of Ferrara and University of Genova.
He is a Member of the Italian Board of Orthodontics (I.B.O.) from 2007, of the European Board of Orthodontics (E.B.O.) from 2011 and of the European Board of Lingual Orthodontics (E.B.L.O.) from 2014.
He is the President of Italian Academy of Orthodontics (AIdOR).
He has been President of Leading Alliance Society until 2019.
He was a Board Member of the Italian Dental Association from 2010-2014 and of the European Federation of Orthodontics until 2012.
Dr. Manzo is an international speaker. He has lectured worldwide at courses, masters, and congresses on a wide range of topics including: multidisciplinary treatments, lingual orthodontics, torque management with variable prescriptions, finishing, biomechanics and skeletal anchorage, II class malocclusions and complex treatments of dental anomalies.
He also published papers in international peer-reviewed journals.
He started his own private practice in 2000 and in 2015 he converted his private office into a high tech clinic involving a wide group of doctors.
His clinical work is limited to orthodontics and cranio-mandibular disorders and, through the coordination of a group of highly specialized doctors, he can manage interdisciplinary and complex treatments.
Chairman, 🇬🇷 Greece
Christos MarkopoulosChairman, 🇬🇷 Greece
Born in Evosmos - Thessaloniki ,Greece.
Graduated as dental technician in 1997 specialized in functional and diagnostic wax up.
Gratuated as dentist from Ovidius University of Constanta -Romania in 2003 specialized in oral surgery and implantology.
During his military services worked in the Oromaxillofacial surgery department of 424 military hospital of Thessaloniki.
Since 2013 he is a certified DSD Instructor making lectures and hands on courses concerning Photo-video protocols , DSD concept and the applications of cad-cam technology in anterior & posterior Esthetic restorations in Greece,Cyprus and other countries.
- Founding and Active member of the Hellenic Academy of Esthetic
- Member of the Hellenic Periodontal Society
- Member of the International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry
- Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists ( ICOI )
- Active member of Digital Dentistry Society
His private clinic is situated in Evosmos -
Thessaloniki ,Greece ,emphasizing in implantology, Esthetic dentistry and the applications of Digital Smile Design and cad-cam technology in Esthetic and Functional cases.
Vice-Chairman, 🇵🇹 Portugal
Carlos FalcãoVice-Chairman, 🇵🇹 Portugal
Dental Degree by the University of Oporto.
Post-graduation in Implant Prosthesis by the Complutense University of Madrid.
Master Science Degree (MSc) in Aesthetic Dentistry by the Complutense University of Madrid.
Master Science Degree (MSc) in Bioestatistics applied to Health Sciences by the University of Seville.
PhD in Dentistry by the University of Seville.
Assistant Professor of Fixed Prosthodontics at Fernando Pessoa University.
Invited Professor at the Master Science Degree in Periodontics and Osseointegration by the University of Seville.
Member of the Scientific Committee of the Portuguese Society of Esthetic Dentistry.
Vice-President of the Portuguese Society of Digital Dentistry. Fellow I.T.I.
Director of the Master Science Degree in Aesthetics and Oral Rehabilitation by the Fernando Pessoa University.
Co-Director of the Master Science Degree in Aesthetics and Oral Rehabilitation by the Universidad Politecnica of Catalunya.
Private practice in Aesthetics and Oral Rehabilitation in Oporto.
Secretary (Dentist), 🇮🇹 Italy
Jordi ManautaSecretary (Dentist), 🇮🇹 Italy
Born in Mexico City, Jordi Manauta graduated with a degree in dentistry from the Technological University of Mexico (UNITEC) with major grants. He continued his postgraduate studies in operative and aesthetic
dentistry, earning a master’s degree from the International University of Catalonia (UIC) in Barcelona,
Spain. Disciple of Miguel Tames (Mexico City) and Walter Devoto (Italy), he has developed and currently is developing various materials and instruments for aesthetic dentistry, dental colorimetry and photography in collaboration with international companies. He is visiting lecturer in Seville, Bologna and Siena universities and scientific consultant for two European journals. Dr. Manauta is member of Styleitaliano study group since 2008. He is author of the book Layers (Quintessence 2012) and Layers2 and is author and coauthor of many publications in international journals, Dr Manauta is frequently invited as a lecturer in aesthetic and operative dentistry.
Edson da Silva
Secretary (Dental Technician), 🇧🇷 Brazil/Portugal
Edson da SilvaSecretary (Dental Technician), 🇧🇷 Brazil/Portugal
Técnico em Prótese Dentária há 20 anos.
Cirurgião Dentista: Graduado pela Universidade Bandeirantes /Anhanguera – SP (2014). Mestrado integrado pela Universidade Fernando Pessoa 2019.
Ministrador de Cursos e palestras no Brasil e Europa
Trabalha em parceria com importantes Dentista do Brasil e Europa.
Consultor em cerâmicas Dentais.
Diretor e Sócio Fundador dos laboratórios Premiulab - Lisboa e -São Paulo
Gen Z Committee
Alfonso GilPresident, 🇪🇸Spain
Alfonso Gil obtained his DDS Degree with the highest honors from the University of the Basque Country (2008-2013). He obtained his Master of Science Degree and Advanced Periodontology- Implantology Certificate from the University of Southern California (USC) (2013-2016). He obtained a Certificate in Advanced Surgical Implant Dentistry from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) (2016-2017). He became Board Certified and Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology in 2017 and maintains Diplomate status up to date. He is now attending the Department of Prosthodontics at the University of Zurich, where he will receive 5 years of post-graduate education in Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics and Dental Material Sciences. He obtained his PhD with highest honor in the University International of Catalunya in November 2019 with the doctoral thesis project: “Three dimensional volumetric analysis of root coverage and gingival volume gain of multiple recession-type defects treated by Vestibular Incision Subperiosteal Tunnel Access (VISTA)”. His research focuses on the treatment of peri-implant diseases, soft tissue augmentation of teeth and implants and fixed prosthodontics.
Vice-President, 🇵🇹 Portugal
Joana MarquesVice-President, 🇵🇹 Portugal
- MSci in Dentistry in 2017 by the Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra
- PhD Student at the Doctoral Programme in Health Sciences from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra
- Invited Assistant Professor of Endodontics of the MSci in Dentistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra
- Board Member of the Portuguese Digital Dentistry Society
- Audit Council Member of the Portuguese Society of Aesthetics and Oral Rehabilitation
- Author and co-author of several publications and scientific work published internationally
Secretary-General, 🇱🇹 Lithuania
Mantė KireilytėSecretary-General, 🇱🇹 Lithuania
Prosthodontics residency in the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Department of Prosthodontics
Master in Odontology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
Member of Lithuanian Society of Prosthodontics
Member of Lithuanian Dental Chamber
Member, 🇸🇰 Slovakia
Thomas RozinaMember, 🇸🇰 Slovakia
Slovak Medical University, Bratislava, Slovakia - Faculty of Medicine, Department of Dental Medicine
iTOP instructor – iTOP (individually trained oral prophylaxis) are global preventive courses focused on dentists and oral hygienists
Finalist of DOF 2018 – international student competition Dentist of the future
Best student scientist work of Czech and Slovak republic in category „Dental medicine“ achieved with his diploma work with the topic „Persistence of pathogenic microorganism on the toothbrush of the patients after upper respiratory tract disease“