Title: Minimal invasive dentistry in 3 Steps
Biography: Gina Vega graduated as a Dental Surgeon in 1998 in Mexico City from Universidad Tecnologica de Mexico (UNITEC). She moved to London in 2001 and has been practicing dentistry in London since 2004 after re-qualifying in the UK. Dr. Vega is the owner and clinical director of Bishopsgate Dental Care, a multi-award winning private dental practice in Central London. She became a businesswoman in 2010 when she took over a bankrupt dental practice in the heart of London; for the last 9 years Gina has developed the practice, changed concepts and innovated patient care to achieve National recognition in the Dental industry. In the last 6 months, Bishopsgate Dental Care has been awarded ‘Best Practice London’ at The Dentistry Awards, ‘Best Patient Care London’ at The Private Dentistry Awards and ‘UK National Dental Team’ at The Dental Awards. The practice has also received several high commendations in the mentioned Awards. Dr. Vega herself received a high commendation as ‘Best Dentist 2019’ at The Dental Awards.
Title: Clinical tips for durable dentin bonding
Biography: Sherif Abdelaal is Professor of Conservative Dentistry in faculty of oral and dental medicine, Cairo University, Egypt. He finished his Ph.D. degree in Conservative Dentistry from the same faculty, 20 years ago. He has many published researches in local and regional journals in operative dentistry. He participated in many national and international conferences. He is now working as Consultant of Restorative Dentistry at King Abdulla Medical City, Saudi Arabia.
Title: Endodontic emergency diagnosis and management
Biography: Mohammed Aldokhi is a Endodontist working in Ministry of Health in Saudi Arabia, eastern province, in speciality dental center of dammam medical complex. He is Coordinator of scientific programs in dental sprcilslity center, since 2017. He has completed his Bachelor of Dental sciences from Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University. In 2017, he has completed Saudi board program in Endodontics.
Title: Minimal and drastic treatment in pediatric dentistry
Biography: Asma Nastase-Battah started her career in high school, working as a dental assistant and for 4 years as a pedodontics. She is the head coordinator of the pediatric department at Dr. Leahu Dental Clinics and also the medical coordinator for Zana Merciluta, a mobile dental cabinet where children from poor rural areas and children with various illness receive free dental treatment. She has treated over 2000 of children during her career and each one allowed her to be a part of their smile.
Title: Evaluation of CAD/CAM resin nano-ceramic material surface roughness and color stability after using different scaling methods
Biography: Engy Adel Ahmed Farag has experience in the field of dentistry for over 14 years. She has been a teaching staff member for more than six years at the Faculty of Dentistry, British University in Egypt. She presented the BUE in the Dental American Prosthetics Society 90th annual meeting in Chicago, March 2018. She is a team member and a contributor in a dental research funded by the BUE. She has completed Ph.D. in Fixed Prosthodontics from Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University, 2018; M.Sc. in Fixed Prosthodontics from Faculty of Oral and Dental Medicine, Cairo University, 2010 and B.D.S from Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University, 2003. Her main research concerns all recent and updates in dental ceramic materials and bioemulation.
Title: CAD/CAM implant planning for Fixed Prosthodontics with 3D printed surgical guides
Biography: Angelina Vlahova, DMD, PhD works in the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University - Plovdiv, Bulgaria. She was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry from 2007 and finished her Prosthodontics specialization in 2010. The same year became a PhD Student and had her final PhD defense before its term set after 2 years, in 2012. In 2013 she became a Chief Assistant Professor, in 2015 – an Associate Professor and in 2019 – a Professor. She wrote one monograph in English and another one in Bulgarian, three students textbooks – one in Bulgarian and two in English, more than 100 full text publications and has more than 90 oral and poster presentations, theoretical and practical educational courses. Prof. Vlahova has lecture course “CAD/CAM Technologies in Dentistry” for Vth course students – in English and in Bulgarian. Prof. Vlahova has her own private dental practice in Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Title: Why lasers in dentistry?
Biography: Iren Vlahova, DDS, a dentist working with lasers for more than 12 years. She completed dentistry in Medical Academy in Sofia and M.Sc. in Laser Dentistry in the University of Genoa. She has a private Dental Laser Center in Sofia. She is interested in working with kids comparing their behavior when using drills and lasers in managing anxiety and fear using lasers and hypnosis.
Title: Regenerative endodontics: An overview
Biography: Firas Alia received his Bachelor Degree in oral and dental surgery from Beirut Arab University in 2009. He awarded his Diploma in Pediatric Dentistry from Beirut Arab University in 2012. Dr. Firas is a registered pediatric dentist in KSA working in Magrabi Hospitals and Centers and is a member of The Saudi Dental Society. Dr. Firas had more than 9 years of clinical experience in dental practice providing care to pediatric dental patients. Dr. Firas grew up in KSA and is interested in dental research.
Title: Use of local hemostatic measures to control bleeding
Biography: Hussain Al Albannai is an oral and maxillofacial surgeon who works in Qatif central hospital in Saudi Arabia. He holds Saudi board certification in OMFS and currently pursuing a Fellowship in Implant dentistry at the American Academy of Dental Implantology, Abudhabi. As a surgeon, he has 3 years of public practice and 2 years of private practice as an OMF surgeon.
Title: DSD Concept: The digital dentistry revolution
Biography: Hanadi Kassab is the owner of Digital Dental Clinic and Lab in Tripoli, Lebanon. She has completed her BS from Antonin University. She has a Master’s degree in Digital Smile Design and Business Administration (MBA). She is a CAD/CAM Trainer in Dentsply Sirona Co. She is a Ceramic and Dental Material instructor. She is the Member of International DSD Community.
Title: Association of ABO blood group and Rh factor with chronic periodontitis in patients visiting a tertiary care centre in eastern Nepal: A cross sectional study
Biography: Sajeev Shrestha is Periodontist by Profession. Currently, he is Associate Professor in Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology at BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Sunsari, Nepal. He did Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) in Periodontology and Oral Implantology from BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences in 2014. He has a keen interest on serving a community by providing oral hygiene instructions and dental camp in rural part of the country.
Title: Aesthetic considerations in dental implant placement
Biography: Pavel Niderman is the founder of California Center of Dental Aesthetic and Implantology and VitaGree Holistic Dental products. He was the former faculty at School of Dentistry, University of San Francisco. He has graduated from Moscow Medical Dental School and New York University. He is the former Director of San Francisco Dental Society and Proctor Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He is a Fellow of International Academy of Dental Implantology. Through Holistic Dental Center, Dr. Niderman offers general and cosmetic dental services with an emphasis on holistic dentistry. He is the member of American and California Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Holistic Dental Association and International Academy of Biological Dentistry and Medicine. He teaches groups of oral surgeons, periodontists and general dentists around the world to perform surgeries on bone and soft tissue grafting, sinus augmentation, implantology, dental materials, biological dentistry and dental aesthetics.
Title: The impact of advanced dentistry and dental research for sustainable forensic odontology services
Biography: Sisira Ranasinghe is currently attached to the Institute of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Colombo, Sri Lanka as a Forensic Odontologist. He has completed M.Phil. in Forensic Odontology from the University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka in 2005 and post graduate Diplomas in Dental Surgery and Forensic Odontology respectively from the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka in 1996 and IFS, India in 2010. His first degree, Bachelor of Dental Surgery was awarded by the University of Peradeniya in 1986. He has experience in the arena of clinical dentistry over 30 years and forensic odontology for past 15 years as an expert in handling oral autopsies for forensic investigations. He has participated in many National and international conferences including USA, Australia, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Yemen. He was awarded a scholarship in 1999 for a course of Clinical dentistry in the University of Kyushu, Japan and for short term training in Forensic Odontology in Sydney Australia in 2012.
Title: Maximizing the use of ultrasonics in endodontics from the root preparation to the apical surgery
Biography: Camila Paiva Perin is Dentist graduated by the Federal University of Paraná - Brazil, Master (Md) and Doctor (PhD) in Endodontics and specialist in Public Health. She is tutor of the Dentistry Course at the University Tuiuti of Parana –Brazil in the disciplines of Endodontics, Collective Health and Dental Clinic, as well as being a Coordinator of the Endodontics Specialization Course at the same University. She is Dentist of the Unified Health System (SUS - Brazilian public health service) in the city of Curitiba - Paraná - Brazil. She has experience in the area of Dentistry with emphasis on Endodontics and Public Health, working mainly on the following topics: dental trauma, regenerative techniques in Endodontics, Endodontics in Public Health and Paraendodontic Surgery.
Title: Influence of the variable loading factor on the masticatory system and the temporomaxilar joint and its correlation with the clinic
Biography: Roberto Daniel Mesas is a dentist by profession and has worked for 20 years in one of the military hospitals of Argentina, Hospital Aeronautico Cordoba, as Head of the Service of facial cranial pain and craniomandibular disorders. He is currently working in the largest dental center in Argentina, Garden Center (Cordoba city), which has 300 dentists in it and is the Head of the Servum of Craniomandibular Disorders and Facial Pain. He is also a national and international speaker and represents the Aeronautical University Institute, where he is a Graduate Professor. He is the Lieutenant Colonel Retired from the Professional Corps of the Argentine Air Force.
Title: E-BABE double safety protocol (DSP) of RCT: A case presentation
Biography: Ibrahim Omar graduated in 1993 from dental college, Cairo University. He had completed his HDD in endodontics in 1998 from Cairo University. Then, he had completed MSc in 2007 from Cairo University.
Title: Brainstem infarct after Le Fort I osteotomy: A morbid complication
Biography: Ritika Dhurwe, anesthesiologist by profession presently working at All India Institute of Medical Sciences Bhopal, she was former consultant at Bhopal memorial hospital and research center and also worked as consultant specialist at western central railway, India. She had done her MBBS from GMC, Bhopal and her MD in anesthesia from GRMC, Gwalior, India.
Title: All-on-4TM concept: Full-arch rehabilitation with immediate function
Biography: Tiago Gamboa received his M.Sc. Dentistry degree from Dental Medicine School at the University of Lisbon, Portugal (2011) and subsequently his University Diploma from Medicine School at the University Paul Sabatier in Toulouse, France (2013). He completed a program in Oral Rehabilitation and Aesthetics at the European and Implantology Center and European School of Oral Rehabilitation Implantology and Biomaterials in Portugal and Spain (2011-2013). He has 8 years of private practice exclusively in oral and implant surgery and rehabilitation. He worked at the Malo Clinic, recognized worldwide for its know-how and innovation, where he received special training in the All-On-4 technique from Dr. Paulo Malo. He is experienced in full arch rehabilitation with dental implants. Tiago is passionate about his work and highly organized.
Title: Dental caries risk assessment and management
Biography: Najla Al Turkestani is a teacher assistant at the Operative and Aesthetic Dentistry Division in King Abdulaziz University. She holds a bachelor’s degree in dental medicine and surgery and Master of Science in Restorative Dentistry. Currently, she is a PhD candidate in the Oral Health Science Department at the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry. She was involved in pulp biology research. She is also interested in investigating risk assessment, management and/or prevention of caries.