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German Arzate

German Arzate, DMD, Mexican Dental Association, American Dental Association, American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, Member of the ICOI Association.

Prof. Dr. Celal Bahadır Giray, DDS, PhD

He has graduated from the Hacettepe University Faculty of Dentistry (1981-1986) and held his PhD degree on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the same school (1986-1991). Before dissertation, he completed one-year for each compulsory trainings at the Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation (1987-1988), and the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (1988-1989) at the Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine. Dr. Giray had fellowships in Woodhull Medical and Mental Health Center Department of Maxillofacial Surgery (1989-1990) NY, New York and New York University Cornell Hospital Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (1990-1991) NY, New York.

Rocha Bernardes, DDS

B.D.S. at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil;
Specialist in Dental Prosthesis at the APDC/Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil;
Specialist in Implanvology at the CFO, Brazilian Dental Council, Brazil;
MSc in Oral Rehabilitation at the Federal University of Uberlandia, Brazil;
PhD in Oral Rehabilitation at the São Paulo University/FORP, Brazil with a collaborative research at Eastman Dental Institute, London;
Professor at ILAPEO, Latin American Institute of Dental Research and Education, Brazil;
Head of Global Education and Research Neodent

Dr. Mike Golpa

Dr. Mike Golpa, DDS, attended the University Of Southern California School Of Dentistry. He had a fellowship at the International Congress of Oral Implantologists and was a resident at the Malo Clinic in Portugal. Dr. Golpa and his team understand that dental appointments can evoke feelings of apprehension. That’s why he and his staff are committed to providing a comfortable and inviting environment with one-on-one focused care. Dr. Golpa includes provides an educated dialog in his patient appointments to ensure every patient has a full comprehension of procedures, post care, home care and preventative maintenance. Dr. Golpa knows that the art of dentistry is constantly evolving. He is always committed to offering procedures that are the absolute best solution for the patient, while maintaining an efficient and comforting environment. It took many years for Dr. Golpa to develop the perfect Dental Practice. He very much enjoys networking with like-minded dental professionals to share what he has learned, while gaining insights into the ever-evolving practice of modern dentistry.

Dr. Ivan Casabianca

Dr. Ivan Casabianca, DDS, obtained his dental degree DDS in 1994. Since then, he has masterfullyexpanded his knowledge, skills and experience by teaching and leading extensive surgical trainingprograms throughout the United States. He is actively involved in humanitarian missions offeringhis professional services all around the world, in which he has personally overseen and directed more than 20,000 dental implant placements.

Shankar Iyer

Shankar Iyer, DDS, Diplomate of American Board of Oral Implantology, Director AAID Asia programs, Treasurer of AAID.

Dr. Luis Cuadrado

Stomatology Expert
Plastic Surgery Expert
Director of the Clinical and Training Center i2 Implantology, Madrid
Director of the Postgraduate Training Program in Implantology, UDIMA
AO, SEI, SECIB, SECPRE member
CGCOE Advisor
More than 200 of national and international trainings and conferences
More than 100 scientific articles
Oral Implantology, Extraoral and Reconstructive Surgery practice
Member of the World Advisory Board of 3Shape

Dr. Angelo Marangini

Dr. Angelo Marangini graduated with honours in Dentistry at the Università degli studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, in 1988. He gained his Post-graduate Scientific Specialization in Periodontal Reconstructive Surgery in 1989. He held an Implant Dentistry course for the Anchor Implant System at the Università degli Studi in Bari with Professor M. Piatelli and Doctor Harold Bergman from the University of Toronto, Canada. In 2005 he specialized with honours in the Laser Terapy Use and defended his thesis “Applicazioni cliniche in odontostomatologia del Laser a diodi” (Diode laser clinical applications in odontostomatology) at the San Martino Hospital, Università degli Studi in Genoa (DI.S.T.BI. MO.), Biophysical Medical and Dentistry Sciences and Technologies Department, with Professor Alberico Benedicenti. Since 1999 has been referent for the Mac Implant System (currently MCbio) and becomes a stakeholder making his contribution to the taper connection evolution. Since 2008 Dr Marangini has been called by the International Academy for Immediate Loading (IAFIL) in order to represent the Immediate Loading technique at regional level. He is currently working as an Oral Surgery and Implantologist in private and external practices. Dr. Marangini works also as a speaker at various national and international courses and congresses.

Dr. Mauro Gebran

Dr. Mauro Gebran, DDS, obtained his dental degree DDS in 1992 at the Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Curitiba, Paraná – Brazil. In 1995, he got his Certificate in Periodontology from the Brazilian Dental Association, in 1997 a Master in Science in Production Engineering from the Federal University of Santa Catarina, in 2004 a Master in Science in Implantology from the Faculdade São Leopoldo Mandic in São Paulo, and a PHD in Heath Science from the Medical School of Pontifícia Universidade Católica in Curitiba. He has been a faculty in three different private universities since 1993 up to 2010 when he decided to open his own dental school CNAPS.

Dr. John Matos

Dr. John Matos graduated the New York University College of Arts & Science with a major in Biology and minor in Chemistry. Dr. Matos then attended the College of Dentistry at New York University where he obtained his ‚Doctor of Dental Surgery.‘ Dr. Matos then completed the Oral & Maxillofacial Surgical Residency (4 years) at NYU/Bellevue Hospital Center and also included rotations through The Manhattan VA Medical Center, New York University Medical Center‘s Tisch Hospital, The New York Eye and Ear Infirmay and The Hospital for Joint Diseases.

John C. Minichetti

John C. Minichetti, DMD, Diplomate, American Board of Oral Implantology, Director Las Vegas AAID Maxicourse at UNLV, President of the AAID and Former Chairman of the AAID Research Foundation.

Selcuk Tunali, MD, PhD

Dr. Selcuk Tunali is currently Vice Dean at the TOBB University of Economics and Technology Faculty of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey. He received MD degree from Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine in 2000 and held his PhD degree on Human Anatomy in 2005. He  had been in the University of Hawaii School of Medicine as a visiting professor, and has been appointed as adjunct assistant professor since 2008. He promoted to associate professorship in 2012, in Hacettepe University. In 2013, he has been transferred to his current institution as a founding faculty member, where he has been appointed as Associate Professor of Anatomy. His research focused on head and neck anatomy, plastination, and surgical anatomy.

Dr. Alexandre Molinari

Dr. Alexandre Molinari is currently the Director of Education for Neodent USA, Inc. Dr. Molinari received a PhD in periodontics from The Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná (PUC-PR), and a master’s degree of implantology by The São Leopoldo Mandic University (SLM). Dr. Molinari is a specialist in periodontics at the University of Santa Catarina (UFSC). Dr. Molinari also holds a graduate degree in implant prosthesis by The University of Sagrado Coração (USC). He is also an invited professor of implant dentistry at the University of Loma Linda, CA. He formerly taught at ILAPEO in Curitiba and was a Neodent consultant for 12 years. His research has been published in 12 publications and he has presented at more than 900 conferences in 20 different countries.

Prof. Dr. M. Kemal ÜNSAL

Prof. Unsal was born in 1965. He had his high school education in Ankara, Turkey. Following his graduation from the Dental School at the Ankara University, he started his academic career as a research assistant in the Department of Fixed and Removable Prosthesis. He has been granted a government scholorship to have his PhD at the University of Sheffield School of Clinical Dentistry on 1991. In October 1994 he has been awarded his PhD degree with the topic ‘The Clinical Measurement of Stress & Strain Induced in Branemark Implant Fixtures and Abutments During the Fitting of a Cast Beam & During Application of Simulated Functional Loads’.

Dr. Miguel Braga Pinto

DDs. in Dentistry, ISCS-N (Instituto de Ciências da Saúde do Norte)
Periodontology Expert, HGER – Recife (Hospital Geral do Exército do Recife)
Expert and Master in Implantology, Faculdade de S. Leopoldo, Mandic – Campinas
Master in Oral Rehabilitation, ISCS (Instituto de Ciências da Saúde do Norte).

Dr. Terry Work

Dr. Terry Work earned his Bachelor of Science degree at the University of Oregon. He continued his dental education at Oregon Health Sciences University. After graduation, he joined the US Navy and served as a Navy Dental Officer for four years before setting up his private practice. With more than 23 years of experience as practicing dentist, he has completed continuing education on a variety of topics and he has mentored for several institutes. Dr. Work is also a diplomat of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).

Dr. Reinaldo Siqueira

Expert in Periodontology, FQP – UPE - Recife.
Postgraduate in Prosthesis, APCD – São Paulo
Postgraduate in Implantology, GISI – Bologne
Expert and Master in Implantology, Faculdade de S. Leopoldo, Mandic – Campinas
Neodent‘s Scientific Consultant.

Dr. Andrea Tedesco

Dr. Andrea Tedesco graduated in Dentistry and Prosthodontic at the University of Florence, Italy. He completed his Clinical Residency at the Oral Surgery Department of Careggi Hospital, in Florence, Italy. He specialized in Oral Surgery and defended his thesis “The maxillary sinus surgical lift. Remote control of 38 cases“ at the Oral and Maxillofacial Department of the Traumatologic Orthopaedic Center Hospital of Florence. He gained his Post-graduate Diploma with Professor Mark
McGurk at the Oral and Maxillofacial Department of the Guy‘s and St. Thomas Hospital, in London. Dr. Andrea Tedesco is a Member of the “Cone Implant McBio“ Scientific Committee. In February 2011, he completed a Clinical Residency with Dr. Paulo Malo Maloclinic in Lisbon, Portugal and in November 2012 he carried out another Clinical Residency with Dir. Prof. Chantal Malevez by using zygomatic implants with advanced surgical techniques at the St. Jean Clinique, in Bruxelles. He is enrolled in the General Dental Council of London and he’s member of the European Association for Osseointegration. He is also member of the Dental Implantology Association of London. He has been Oral Surgery Consultant about the treatment of severe atrophy of the jaw with the use of zygomatic implants in 2013 at the Dentistry Department of the S. Chiara Hospital - Pisa University with Prof. M. Gabriele. In July 2014 he completed a Clinical Residency on the implant-prosthetic treatment of severe maxillary atrophy in cancer patients with zygomatic implants at the Oral and Maxillofacial Manhattan Clinic of New York, with Dir. Dr. David Silken. – He has performed over 60 implant surgery with the use of zygomatic implants. Dr. Tedesco owns a private dental  practice in Florence, dealing in oral surgery and implantology and as consultant in other private dental practices. He’s currently testing a new minimally invasive technique on the use of zygomatic implants associated with Piezoelectric Surgery.

Prof. Andrè van Zyl

Prof. Andrè van Zyl graduated as a dentist from the University of Stellenbosch in 1983. In 1989 he
qualified as a specialist in Oral Medicine and Periodontics, obtaining the MChD (OMP) (Cum Laude),
also from the University of Stellenbosch. Andrè spent 16 years in private practice in the United Kingdom and in Cape Town. He wasHead of the Department of Periodontics at Stellenbosch University from 1998-2003. He has been involved in implant training since 1998 and started the first Post-graduate Diploma in Implantology in South Africa. Andrè has lectured at numerous national and international courses and congresses. He was appointed as Head of the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine at the Faculty of Health Sciences of the University of Pretoria in August 2006. In 2008 he became a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology (ITI), and has also been selected as one of the ITI international panel of speakers. His special interests include Guided Bone Regeneration, Implant Dentistry and Aesthetic Periodontal Surgery and he has published on these topics nationally and internationally. He is on the editorial review board of International Dentistry South Africa, South African Dental Journal and Implantology (Brazil). He is also the Chair of the ITI Center of Excellence and ITI Scholarship Center at the University of Pretoria.

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