Dr. Marcus Abboud graduated from the University of Bonn (Germany) in 1996 and started his Prosthodontic residency there in 1997. In 2000 he received his Doctorate in Prosthodontics. From 2001 – 2003 he worked in the Department of Dental Research (Material Science) at the University before joining the Oral Surgery Certificate Program in 2003. He successfully completed the program in 2007. Furthermore, he received his Expert Certification in CBCT Technology and Diagnostics in 2010 from the Dental Medical Association Nordrhein.
Dr. Abboud has authored many publications, including research articles and book chapters. He has lectured extensively on CAD/CAM technology, digital dentistry, implantology, bone grafting, guided surgery and CBCT/CT diagnostic imaging. He has given many training courses on new technologies for implant treatment and has been involved in research for over 14 years. He has acted as a consultant for different manufacturers regarding new digital technologies and implantology. He holds many patents, being used in various countries, which provide new digital solutions for dentistry.
Dr. Abboud joined the Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine (NY, USA) in 2011 as the Founding Chair of the Department of Prosthodontics and Digital Technology. The department includes the Division of Diagnostic Imaging. Dr. Abboud is also the Director of Continuing Education at the School of Dental Medicine.
Imad About is Head of the Research Laboratory at the Faculty of Dentistry, Aix-Marseille University, France. Professor About gained his PhD in biochemistry from Aix-Marseille University in 1992 and subsequently joined the university as an assistant professor, later becoming Professor of Oral Biology in 2002. He was president of the Pulp Biology and Regeneration Group of the International Association of Dental Research and is currently President-elect of the Continental European Division. He is Associate Editor of Clinical Oral Investigations and guest editor of a special issue in Stem Cells International and in Journal of Endodontics. Professor About’s research group is involved in investigating the role of progenitor and non-progenitor cells in dentin-pulp regeneration, and the effects of biomaterials on these events. He is a well-recognized expert in pulp tissue regeneration. In recognition of his outstanding research, he received the “Distinguished Scientist Award 2018” from the Pulp Biology and Regeneration Group.
Degree in Medicine and Surgery and Postgraduate in Odontostomatology at the University of Torino (Italy).
Former Adjunct Professor in Periodontics at the University of Torino (Italy) (1993-2005), now Adjunct Professor at the Department of Periodontics, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia (USA) (2006-present).
M. Goldman Prize for Clinical Research in Periodontology from S.I.d.P. (Italian Society of Periodontology) (2000) and European Award for Clinical Research in Implantology from E.A.O. (European Academy for Osseointegration) (2010).
International lecturer in courses, conferences and congresses on periodontal and implant topics.
Author of several publications on periodontal and implant topics on international peer-reviewed journals and author of two textbooks on Implant Surgery and Periodontal Plastic Surgery.
Scientific Director of the web tv DENTALMEDTV.
Private Practice limited to Periodontics and Implant Surgery at SICOR Institute in Torino.
Dr. Alessandro Agnini graduated in 1989 from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy. He practices in his Modena and Sassuolo offices, where he devotes himself exclusively to the disciplines of fixed prosthetics, periodontology, and implantology. Active Member of the Italian Academy of Osseointegration (IAO), Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (IAED), Digital Implant and Rehabilitation Academy (DIRA), International Digital Dental Academy (IDDA), from 2006 to 2020 Italian Academy of Prosthetic Dentistry (AIOP). Founding member of the Italian Society of Prosthetics and Oral Rehabilitation (SIPRO). Author and coauthor of scientific publications in national and international journals and speaker at national and international congresses. Since 2011, he has been a speaker at www.dentalxp.com, of which he is a member of the editorial board. Author of the books The Digital Revolution: the Learning Curve and The Digital Revolution 2.0: Clinico-Technical Applications in Daily Practice published by Quintessence Publishing Italy in 2014 and 2022, respectively. ANDI Modena cultural secretary from March 2013 to March 2019. Founder, together with his brother, of Digital Dental Revoultion (DDR) Education, a company whose aim is to organize and participate in congresses and courses in Italy and abroad on dental updating.
He works as a freelancer in Modena and Sassuolo, together with his brother Alessandro. He attended a master's degree cource at New York university in 2009 to 2011, with Dr Dennis Tarnow, Dr Christian Stappert, Dr Stephen Chu and Dr Michael Bral, among others, as teachers and mentors. He was in the academic year 2010 to 2011 Clinical Research Fellow of the Ashman Department of Periodontics and Implantology at New York University, working with Dr Sang Choon Cho. Since 2011, he has been a speaker at www.dentalxp.com where he is part of the editorial board. Author and coauthor of scientific publications in national and international journals and speaker at national and international congresses. Author of the books The Digital Revolution: the Learning Curve and The Digital Revolution 2.0: Clinicao-Technical Applications in Daily Practice published by Quintessence Publishing Italy in 2014 and 2022, respectively. Founder, together with his brother Alessandro, of DDR Education, a company whose aim is to organize and participate in congresses and courses in Italy and abroad on dental updating. Active member of DIRA since 2020, active member of the Digital Dentistry Society (DDS) and founding member of SIPRO.
Mario Aimetti is the director of the Periodontology Department CIR Dental School at the University of Turin, where he is also the chairman of both the under- and postgraduate periodontology programs. He is an active member and president of SIdP 2018–2019.
Dr. Murad Akhundov graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry in Baku, Azerbaijan. In 2013 won Pisa Master Course Contest provided by Style Italiano. Limited practice to direct and indirect Aesthetic restoration Since 2013 he is an active member and lecturer in Dental Academy Baku and IMPERIO group. Author of several articles in international journals. More than 20 times winner of best post of the week in Styleitaliano Facebook group.
Dr. Louie Al-Faraje literally defined and authored the art of Oral Implantology. As a leading authority, he created many classifications and techniques, the standards by which oral implantology surgical procedures can be successfully performed. His name has become synonymous with results-oriented oral implantology treatments around the world. A highly experienced clinician, educator and innovator, Dr. Louie Al-Faraje is continually advancing the protocols for oral implantology surgical treatments. His California Implant Institute in San Diego, California utilizes today's most innovative and effective clinical solutions to create and maintain optimal oral health using dental implants and bone grafting procedures. Additionally, he is a board-certified, practicing oral implantologist in San Diego California, as well as an author and educator, who presented hundreds of lectures and trained hundreds of dentists throughout the world. He is the author of a bestseller textbook Surgical Complications in Oral Implantology published by Quintessence in 2011 and available in 7 languages, Oral Implantology Surgical Procedures Checklist Quintessence 2012, Surgical and Radiologic Anatomy for Oral Implantology Quintessence 2013, Oral Implantology Review Quintessence 2016 and is on the editorial board of the Journal of Oral Implantology (JOI). Dr. Louie Al-Faraje received his medical education at Kiev Medical School/ faculty of Stomatology and followed by postdoctoral training at Loma Linda University in California. Visit his website at: www.implanteducation.net
Sam Alawie completed his Master Dental Technician degree in Brussels, Belgium in 1994. He migrated to the United States in 2003 and opened his own full service dental laboratory in Beverly Hills, California. Sam is well versed on the importance of technical clinical communications and their implementations for successful case planning and patient satisfaction. He is a keen and avid supporter and member of many study groups. He instructed various hands-on crown and bridge courses and hosted presentations throughout Europe and the United States.
In 2012, Sam opened a state-of-the-art educational facility, Oral Design Beverly Hills which offers a spacious venue where dental professionals and students can come together to advance their knowledge, practice their craft, and exchange ideas; offering a wide range of training programs, study groups, and continuing education courses, including advanced classes with world renowned dental specialists.
In 2020 Mr. Willi Geller of the Oral Design Foundation based in Switzerland invited Sam to be an active member of the Oral Design Family.
Tomas Albrektsson joined P I Branemark's team in 1967 and has since been active in applied osseointegration research of oral, craniofacial and orthopedic implants. Albrektsson graduated from Gothenburg University (MD:1975; PhD:1979) where he has served as Professor & Head of the department of Biomaterials from 1986. He has been a visiting professor at Eastman Dental, University College of London since 1998, Laney visiting professor of the Mayo clinic in the US in 2008, is a visiting professor in the prosthodontics department of Malmö University and is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow. He has presented more than 1100 lectures and published scientific and clinical papers in various peer-reviewed journals.
Prof. Gil Alcoforado has dedicated his life to scientific research in period ontology and implant rehabilitation. His career spanning 35 years has been fulfilled with several lecturing positions at some of the most reputable universities in the dental area in Europe and USA. He has also been actively engaged with an intensive social entrepreneurship and volunteering work in oral care, running oral hygiene instruction campaigns to parents and children in countries where help is paramount. In 1985, Dr. Gil Alcoforado became the first periodontist in Portugal. That same year he joined the Philip Dear Foundation and is today the Chairman of the International College of Dentists – European Section. He was also the founder and former president of the Portugese Periodontal Society as well as former President of the European Federation of Periodontology.
Generic dentist leads a mono professional practice in Turin Italy and Zürich Switzerland. He graduated from the University of Turin, continued his training as an Assistant in the Prosthodontic Department of the same University headed by Prof. Giulio Preti, then at the Department of Masticatory disorders and Prosthodontic of the University of Zurich directed by Prof. Sandro Palla and attending the Department of surgery at the University of Bern and conducted by Prof. Daniel Buser.
Focused on biologic, physiologic and human aspects of dentistry
1978 Dental Technician degree in G.Plana Institute of Turin(Italy)
1984 Doctor degree in dentistry - University of Turin (Italy) with note 30/30 cum laude
1984-89 Partial Time Assistant in University Dental Clinic of Turin (Italy). Department of Restorative Dentistry;
Director: Prof. Dott. G. Preti
1984-89 Partial Time Practitioner in Prof. Dr. F. Bazzano's Peridontology Office, Turin (Italy)
1989-92 Full Time Assistant in "Zahnärztliches Institut" the University of Zürich (Switzerland). Department of Masticatory
Disorders and Restorative Dentistry, Director: Prof. Dott. S. Palla
1992 Free Assistant in University of Bern (Switzerland) Department of Oral Surgery
1993 Private practitioner in Turin Italy
2000 Private practitioner in Zürich Switzerland
Part of Editorial Board of some international dental journals
Leading courses and speaker in international congress
Dr. Anas Aloum is an American Board Certified Prosthodontist and is a member of the American College of Prosthodontics. He received his Degree in Advanced Prosthodontics and his fellowship in Periodontology and Implantology at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at the University of Southern California. An Oral Rehabilitation specialist and an expert in digital smile designing, his passion for dental education has driven him to be involved in CME (Continuing Medical Education) by delivering lectures both nationally and internationally, in the field of Prosthodontics. He also organizes and hosts world class CME's in the UAE. He is also a regular winner at the Annual MENA awards.