DDS | Italy
Dr. Alessandro Agnini graduated in 1989 from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy. He has private dental practices in Modena and Sassuolo, Emilia Romagna, where he dedicates only to Fixed Prosthetic Dentistry, Periodontology and implant Dentistry. He attended the Fixed Prosthetic and Periodontology programs of studies with Doctor Gianfranco Di Febo and the One Year Program in Implant Dentistry with Doctor Mauro Merli. He has been an adjunct Professor at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy, for the teaching of Fixed Prosthetic Dentistry and Implant Prosthetic Dentistry. He is author and co-author of italian and international scientific publications and italian and international lecturer. Since 2011 he is a lecturer of the Dental Xp Website, being also part of the Editorial Board. Author of the book “The Digital Revolution: the learning curve” edited by Quintessence in 2014 Since 2019 he is part of the directory board of the Italian Academy of Prosthetic Dentistry.
DDS, MSD | USA
Dr. Ross Kerr is a Clinical Professor and Director of Oral Medicine in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Radiology & Medicine at New York University College of Dentistry and a diplomate of the American Board of Oral Medicine. He is a past president of the American Academy of Oral Medicine, a steering committee member of the World Workshop on Oral Medicine, and member of the executive committee of the European Association of Oral Medicine. His research experience includes the evaluation of current and emerging technologies for the detection and diagnosis of oral cancer and oral potentially malignant disorders.
PhD | Saudi Arabia
• Professor and Consultant of Orthodontics at King Abdulaziz, University Faculty of Dentistry, Jeddah • Obtained a Bachelor Degree in Dentistry (BDS) from King Abdulaziz, University Faculty of Dentistry 1993. • Obtained a Specialty Certificate in Orthodontics from University of Illinois at Chicago 1999 • Obtained a PhD from the same university 2001 • Obtained a Master of Medical Education from Maastricht University/ Sues Canal University 2009.
DDS | Italy
Dr. Andrea Mastrorosa Agnini graduated in 2007 from the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. Dr. Agnini works in private practice in Modena and Sassuolo, Emilia Romagna, Italy, following his brother, Alessandro, focusing on Fixed Prosthetic Dentistry, Periodontology, and Implant Dentistry. He has been the Clinical Research Fellow of the Ashman Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry at NYU, under the supervision of Dr Sang Choon Cho. He is co-author of various Italian and international scientific publications and international lecturer. Since 2011 he is a lecturer of the Dental Xp Website, being also part of the Editorial Board. Author of the book “Digital Dental Revolution: The Learning Curve” and “Digital Dental Revolution 2.0 - Clinical and Technical approaches in a modern clinical reality” edited by Quintessence Publishing in 2014 and 2022 respectively. Founder, together with his brothers Alessandro, of the DDR Education, society who has the aim of organize and take part of Congresses and Courses in Italy and Worldwide
MD, DMD, FACS | USA
MD, DMD, FACS
Dr. Arshad Kaleem is a Head and Neck Oncologic and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgeon in El Paso, Texas and an Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas, San Antonio. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He is also Associate Program Director of the Fellowship in Head and Neck Oncology and Microvascular Reconstructive Surgery at High Desert Oral and Facial Surgery in El Paso, Texas. He holds a DMD degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a MD degree from the Louisiana State University. Dr. Kaleem completed his general surgery internship and residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at LSU-New Orleans. Dr. Kaleem completed his fellowship training in Head and Neck Oncology at the Providence Cancer Center in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Kaleem’s interests are in the treatment and management of head and neck cancer and reconstructive surgery, correction of dentofacial deformities, facial reconstruction, microneural repair of nerve injuries, maxillofacial trauma, surgical management of obstructive sleep apnea and dental/oral rehabilitation of cancer and trauma patients.
DDS, DSc, FRCD(C) | Canada
DDS, DSc, FRCD(C)
Prof. Carlos Flores-Mir is a Tenured Professor at the University of Alberta and in Extramural Private Practice as an Associate Orthodontist in Edmonton, Canada. Prof. Flores-Mir has more than 175 international presentations around the topics of Clinical Orthodontics, Evidence-based Dentistry and Evidence-based Orthodontics. He has 9 book chapters related to Evidence-based Dentistry and 390 peer-reviewed articles and 43 commentaries published Currently, he is the Director of School of Dentistry Graduate Studies since 2020 and the Orthodontic Program Director since 2010 at the University of Alberta.
DDS | USA
Hans S. Malmström, is the Professor and Chair of the Department of General Dentistry, Director, of the two-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Program, and Director of Continuing Dental Education at the University of Rochester Eastman Institute for Oral Health. He received his dental training at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, in 1981 and completed a two-year General Practice Residency Program at the University Of Connecticut School Of Dental Medicine in 1984. Dr. Malmström was appointed Program Director of the Eastman Institute for Oral Health’s one- and two-year AEGD Program in 1992. He has published more than 110 articles in peer reviewed journals and has over 100 abstracts. He is a member of the International Association of Dental Research, the Academy of Osseo-Integration (AO), the American Association of Dental Research, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry (AACD), and the American Dental Association. He is the past president of the Academy of Osseo-Integration foundation Board, presently the Chair of the CE oversight committee of Academy of Osseointegration, and a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry University Faculty Relation Committee. Dr. Malmström is the former president of the Postgraduate General Dentistry Section of the American Association for Dental Schools. He was member of the Post-Doctoral General Dentistry review committee for Commission of Dental Accreditation (CODA) for 5 years and has been a consultant for CODA for the past 25 years.
DDS, MSD, PhD | USA
DDS, MSD, PhD
Dr. Hom-Lay Wang is a Professor and Director of Graduate Periodontics at the University of Michigan. He has co-editor 3 textbooks, published 60 book chapters and more than 800 scientific papers. Dr. Wang currently serves as AAP Board of Trustee and President of the Academy of Osseointegration. He serves as a Co-Editor-in-Chief for CIDRR, an Associate Editor for IJOMI, IJOI, JERD and Editorial Board member for JP, JCP, COIR, Periodontology 2000 etc. He is the recipient of many awards such as AAP Outstanding Educator Award, Distinguished Scientist Award, Master Clinician Award, Distinguished Service Award, and Clinical Research Award.
BDS, DMSc. | Saudi Arabia
Prof. Khaled Balto graduated from King Abdulaziz University, Faculty of Dentistry in Jeddah Saudi Arabia. He earned a Clinical Certificate of Endodontics and a degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences in Oral Biology from Harvard University, School of Dental Medicine. He received the Krakow Award from Harvard University for outstanding research, clinical achievements and professionalism. Currently, he is a Professor and Consultant of Endodontics at King Abdulaziz University, Faculty of Dentistry in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Tarek El Bialy
PhD, EMBA, Dr. Med. Dent.’ ABO, FRCED(C) | Canada
Tarek El Bialy
PhD, EMBA, Dr. Med. Dent.’ ABO, FRCED(C)
- Tanta University, Egypt, BDS 1987; - Master’s in Orthodontics 1993 and law degree 1994. - University of Illinois at Chicago, Certificate of specialty in Orthodontics, Master’s Degree in Oral Sciences and PhD in Bioengineering 2000 and 2001. - University of Alberta EMBA 2012. - University of Bonn (Germany) Doctoral degree 2019. - Invisalign Summits Speaker 2016, Las Vegas, 2017 EMEA, APAC and 2018. - Beta tester for Invisalign first and MA. - RCDC Fellow and ABO Diplomate. - Fellow, von Humboldt Foundation, Germany. - 122 publications, 12 book chapters and three books. Currently, he is a Professor at University of Alberta and private practice Sphinx Orthodontics, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.
BDS, MS, PhD | Egypt
BDS, MS, PhD
Dr. Abdelrahman Khalaf finished his Bachelor’s Degree in Dental and Oral Surgery and Dental cumulative, at Minia University with a grade of Very Good with Honor Degree. He obtained his Master's Degree, Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry at Al-Azhar University. In 2022, he completed his Doctorate Degree and he is now a PHD holder of Periodontology and Implantology from the Faculty of Dentistry, Ain shams University. Currently, Dr. Khalaf is a Lecturer in Periodontology at Assuit University. He is also in private practice (focused in implantology, different ridge augmentation procedures, implant prosthetics both conventional workflow and digital workflow) in Abdelrahman Khalaf Center in Assiut.
BDS, SBOMFS, FPS | Saudi Arabia
BDS, SBOMFS, FPS
- Bachelor of Dental Science (BDS), King Saud University - Saudi Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - Orthognathic and Facial Plastic Surgery Fellowship, KU of Leuven, Belgium - Consultant of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center, Riyadh - Master Clinical Trainer, Dynamic Navigation Society (DNS) for Dental implants - Head of Training Committee of Oral and Maxillofacial Program - Saudi Board, Saudi Commission for Health Specialties
BDS, DDS, DMS, MSc, PhD, FDSRCS | Egypt
BDS, DDS, DMS, MSc, PhD, FDSRCS
Dr. Ahmed El-Sayed is a Consultant Dentist with almost 30 years of experience in Restorative, Prosthetic and Rehabilitation Dentistry. He obtained six postgraduate degrees ncluding Master Degree, PhD and Fellowship from the Royal College of Dental Surgeons, in addition to three higher diplomas in Implantology, Laser in Dentistry, Healthcare and Hospital Management. Dr. Ahmed is a member of five international scientific societies as the American Academy of Craniofacial Pain, Dental Association and the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. He published scientific papers and conducted many courses and presentations in Egypt, USA, UAE, KSA and other Middle East countries. He is an international speaker and educator and the founder of Ultra Dental Club, an ADA recognized and provider for CERP, a state of art educational center aims to provide the highest level of education and training for the dentist in the field of Occlusion, Rehabilitation, Prosthetic and Restorative Dentistry in Egypt and Middle East.
BDS, SBRD | Saudi Arabia
Dr. Albaraa Makhdom completed his Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) at Vision College in 2018. In 2022, he obtained a Saudi specialty certificate of Restorative Dentistry (SBRD) Dr. Makhdom is known to be an expert in his field and has generously shared his expertise by teaching numerous dental photography courses. He is currently the Associate Program Director of the Saudi Board of Restorative Dentistry at Vision College in Jeddah
DDS | Venezuela
• Degree in Dentistry from the Central University of Venezuela 1980 • Fellowship of Basis in Oral Rehabilitation at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor Michigan USA. • Postgraduate Specialization in Implantology from ESI Barcelona Spain and Ceyesov, Veracruz Mexico • Professor in the Master's Degree in Dental Implantology at the Santa María University, Caracas Venezuela • Visiting Professor in the Postgraduate Oral Surgery Department of the Faculty of Dentistry of the Central University of Venezuela • Visiting Professor in the Graduate Program of Periodontics and Implantology in Ceyesov, Veracruz, Mexico
BDS, MDS, PhD | Saudi Arabia
BDS, MDS, PhD
Dr. Ali Alenezi received his BDS degree from the College of Dentistry, King Saud University. In 2010, he was appointed as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Prosthodontics at the College of Dentistry, Qassim University. Dr. Alenezi obtained a Master’s Degree in Prosthodontics from the University of Malmo in Sweden in 2014, and a Doctoral Degree in the same specialty from the same university in 2018. In the same year, he became an Assistant Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at Qassim University. In 2019, he became the Head of the Department of Prosthodontics. He was appointed as the Vice Dean for Educational Affairs from 2020 to 2023. At the beginning of 2023, he was appointed as the Dean of the College of Dentistry in Qassim University, and also worked as an Associate Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics. Dr. Alenezi has about 20 research articles in the field of prosthodontics and dental implants and have been published in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
BDS, SBARD, SFID | Saudi Arabia
BDS, SBARD, SFID
Dr. Mahfouz is a Senior Consultant (Advanced Restorative, Aesthetic, and Implant Dentistry) with more than 20 years of experience in clinical and research with distinguished achievements: 1st Prize winner in the 4th Annual Resident’s Day and scientific dental board meeting at Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, Riyadh (2014) Honored and awarded the Best Research Presentation at the ILED (Implant- Laser- Esthetic- Dentistry) International Conference, Dubai, U.A.E. (2018) Certificate of Appreciation, Recognition, and Outstanding Contribution as Speaker in Saudi International Periodontics Conference (2021) Certificate of Appreciation, Recognition, and valuable contribution as Speaker at the Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University for Scientific & workshop: Digital Implant Treatment Planning (2022) Certificate of Appreciation, as an International Speaker in the ProActive Pulse Conference, Antalya, Turkey (2023) Dr. Mahfouz is a supervisor and a member of the Evaluation & Examination Committee in the Saudi Board in Advanced Restorative & Saudi Fellowship in Dental Implantology. Currently, he is a Senior Consultant at King Fahad Armed Forces Hospital in Jeddah.
Ana Luisa Bernotti
DDS, MSc | Venezuela
Ana Luisa Bernotti
• Central University of Venezuela, Doctoral student in Dentistry - 2019-Present. • Center for Specialties and Higher Dental Studies Veracruz, (CEYESOV) Mexico. MSc in Dental Implants - 2015. • CIDEC. Caracas, Venezuela. Teaching Component – 2006 • Central University of Venezuela, UCV. Specialist in Periodontics 1999 • Central University of Venezuela, UCV. Dentist – 1994 • Multiple courses in Periodontal Plastic Surgery • Multiple courses in Periodontics and Prosthetics. • Courses in Platelet Rich Fibrin • Courses in Bone Regeneration Courses in Cervico Associate Professor-José Antonio Páez University. Carabobo, Venezuela. Cátedra de Periodoncia 2023 Associate Professor-Central University of Venezuela, Cacaras, Venezuela.Cátedra de Periodoncia 2023 Associate Professor - University of Panama, Panama PA Chair of Periodontics 2015.
Antonio Pedro Silva
DDS | Portugal
Antonio Pedro Silva
Dr. Antonio Pedro Silva obtained his Specialist Degree in Pediatric Dentistry from Oporto Dental Medical School (FMDUP-UP) in 2011. Dr. Silva is founder of Pediatric Dentistry Forum with more than 48000 members from all over the world and he practice exclusively Pediatric Dentistry in the city of Antwerp, Belgium. He has participated as Keynote Speaker in several congress from all over the world like Italy, Spain; USA, Portugal, Mexico, Russia, Egypt, Iraq, Bulgaria, Turkey, Tunisia, Indonesia, Marrocos, Ukraine, Romania. He is currently member of the International Association of Pediatric Dentistry PR committee. He likes innovation and he has already created the Roogies Cognitive behavioural Digital tool and the Toothhoodies: a white version of the Hall technique (under development).
BDS, MS, MSc, MCD | Saudi Arabia
BDS, MS, MSc, MCD
Dr. Arwa Alsayed finished her BDS Degree with Honour from King Saud University, College of Dentistry in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She obtained three Master’s Degree; Master in Periodontology from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, Master in Dental Implants from University of Toronto in Canada and Master Degree in Advanced Clinical Training in Periodontology and Dental Implant from Eastman Dental Institute at University College London. Dr. Alsayed is the founder of the Saudi Fellowship Program in Dental Implants and former Head of Examination Committee of the Saudi Board of Periodontics. She won King Abdulaziz First Prize Medal in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for discovering Gene Polymorphism in Drug-induced Gingival Hyperplasia Patients. Currently, Dr. Arwa Alsayed is a Consultant of Periodontics and Dental Implants at Private Practice and the Program Director of Advanced Training Program in Digital Implant Dentistry at AlHabib Medical Group.
BDS, MS, PhD | Saudi Arabia
BDS, MS, PhD
Dr. Arwa Daghrery is the Head of Restorative Dental Sciences Department at Jazan University. In 2021, Dr. Daghrery obtained her Ph.D. in Oral Health Sciences, focusing on Tissue Engineering, Biofabrication, and Materials Science from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, USA). Dr. Daghrery’s research focuses on designing and synthesizing tissue scaffolds, drug delivery systems, and stem cell therapies to regenerate dental, oral, and craniofacial tissues. Her current researches include the development of injectable scaffolds for pulp-dentin complex regeneration, multiphasic and tissue-specific scaffolds for periodontal tissue regeneration, and drug delivery systems for ablating oral infections by applying the biofabrication, electrospinning and 3D bioprinting principles
BDS, DMSc | Saudi Arabia
Dr. Arwa Farag is an Associate Professor and Consultant of Oral Medicine/Orofacial Pain at KAUFD, Jeddah Saudi Arabia. She is also a visiting faculty at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA Dr. Farag graduated with BDS from King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She completed her residency training in Oral Medicine at the Brigham and Women's Hospital and earned her Doctor of Medical Science Degree from Harvard School of Dental Medicine. She completed her fellowship in TMD/Orofacial Pain at TUSDM. Dr. Farag is a Diplomat of the American Board of Oral Medicine, the American Board of Orofacial Pain, and a Fellow of The Royal College of Surgeon of Edinburgh.
Cesar De Gregorio
DDS | Spain
Cesar De Gregorio
Dr. De Gregorio received his dental degree from the European University of Madrid in 2006. In 2008, he completed the Endodontic Program at the European University of Madrid with Honors and received the AEDE Best Research of a Graduate Student Award. He has published several articles in peer-reviewed journals along these years after finishing his Graduate Program in Endodontics. He became Assistant Professor of the Department of Endodontics at the University of Washington in 2013 where served as a clinical assistant professor of the department of endodontics and as an endodontist at the Center for Pediatric Dentistry (CPD). At the CPD, he refined his skills and got experience in complex cases of Dental Traumatology. He served form 2017-2018 as a Board Director of the International Association of Dental Traumatology (IADT), and currently, he maintains active participation in several committees of the IADT. He serves as a Sub-Director of the Graduate program in Advanced Endodontics at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid-Spain). He performs treatments in his private practice in Madrid, limited to endodontics and Dental traumatology.
DDS | Italy
• DDS degree in 1995 at University of Turin, Italy. • Associate Professor in Endodontics, University of Turin, Department of Surgical Sciences, Dental School, Center for Clinical and Surgical MicroEndodontics. Private practice limited to MicroEndodontics in Turin, Italy. • Co-Director of the Post-graduate Master Course in Clinical and Surgical MicroEndodontics, University of Turin. Head of the Virtual Training Dental Centre, Turin Dental School and International Mobility Coordinator, University of Turin. • Active Member and past member of the Board of the Italian Endodontic Society and International member of the American Association of Endodontists. • Author of numerous manuscripts on impacted international journals. Member of the editorial board and reviewer of international journals and author of books focused on Endodontics. Lecturer in several national and international congresses.
PhD | Saudi Arabia
Dr. Diaa Almutairi is an Assistant Professor who is the Head of the Dental and Oral Health Department at Prince Sultan Military College of Health Sciences. She believes that the essence of the dental hygiene profession is preventive care. Raising oral health awareness in the community significantly reduces the prevalence of caries in children. She holds a BS in Dental and Oral Health from Prince Sultan Military College of Health Sciences, Masters of Public Health concentrating in Research Epidemiology from Loma Linda University, PhD in Dental Public Health and Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice from Queen Mary University of London
MS in Oral Biology | Saudi Arabia
MS in Oral Biology
Ms. Elaf Alshamrani graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Dental Assistant from Prince Sultan Military College of Health Sciences in 2018. Then, she worked as a Dental Assistant at the Royal Commission Health Program in Jubail Industrial City. In 2019, she worked as a Demonstrator in the Dental and Oral Health Department at the same college that she graduated from. In 2022, she studied for a Master of Science in Oral Biology at Dentistry College at Queen Mary University of London in UK. She graduated this year 2023 and became a Lecturer at the Prince Sultan Military College of Health Sciences in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
DDS, MSc, MSc | Germany
DDS, MSc, MSc
Dr. Gabriele Schindler-Hultzsch received her DDS from Ludwigs-Maximilians-University Munich, Master of Science Degree “Pediatric dentistry” (MSc) from Philipps-University Marburg /JLU Giessen and Master of Science degree in „Lasers in Dentistry“ (MSc) from RWTH Aachen University, Germany, is a board member of the German Society of Laser Dentistry (DGL) and faculty member of AALZ -World Academy of Laser Education in Dentistry, Siegmund Freund University, Austria. Since 2011 teaching at RWTH and Marburg University, she has her main research focus on minimally invasive laser-assisted pediatric dentistry and is founder of the LaserkidsTM Concept – the first concept and guideline for laser-assisted pediatric dentistry worldwide
PhD | Italy
Giovanni Lodi qualified in Dentistry at the Università degli Studi di Milano in 1991. In 1998 he obtained his PhD from the University of London, and the same year he started to work for the oral medicine service of the dental clinic of the university hospital of Milano (Italy). In 2002 he joined the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry of the Università degli Studi di Milano. He has published about 200 works in the field of oral medicine, evidence based dentistry and special needs. Current, he is a full professor with clinical duties of the Università degli Studi di Milano.
BDS, MSc, PhD | Saudi Arabia
BDS, MSc, PhD
Prof. Hamdan S. Alghamdi studied dentistry at King Saud University in Riyadh. He successfully completed an Advanced Clinical Training in Periodontology and Oral Implantology and he also received his Master Degree (MSc) in Dental Sciences at the College of Dentistry, King Saud University. In July 2010, Prof. Hamdan started a PhD study under the supervision of Professor John Jansen in the Department of Biomaterials, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen (The Netherlands). The aim of the PhD study was to evaluate the osteogenic potential of dental implant surface with different modifications in osteoporotic conditions. During his PhD work, he participated in several international conferences and meetings in the field of biomaterials and bone regeneration and oral implantology. Prof. Alghamdi is currently appointed as a Professor/Consultant at the College of Dentistry, King Saud University in Riyadh. He is also been affiliated as a visiting professor at the Department of Biomaterials and Oral Implantology in Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
BSc-Dental Hygiene | United Arab Emirates
Ms. Hanan Tahir has been in the Dental Industry for over ten years and she chooses to specialize in Dental Hygiene. Her primary interest lies in Guided biofilm therapy and airflow technology and she has the privilege of conducting numerous workshops and lectures on these topics both in the UAE and internationally. She obtained her BSc Degree in Dental Hygiene from Riyadh College of Dentistry and Pharmacy in 2009. After graduation, she decided to further her knowledge and experience by spending two years in the United Kingdom before moving to the United Arab Emirates. Currently, Ms. Tahir holds the position of President in the Emirates Dental Hygienists Club and actively working towards bringing the Dental Hygiene community together. She strongly believes in the power of new technologies and strives to stay at the forefront of their application in her everyday practice. These efforts have helped her stand out among her peers and have resulted in being chosen as an EMS Ambassador and Swiss Dental Academy trainer. Additionally, Ms. Tahir is proud to be an iTop trainer (Individually trained oral prophylaxis).
BDS, HDD, PhD, FICD, MDTFEd RCS (Edin), FPFA, FADI | Malaysia
BDS, HDD, PhD, FICD, MDTFEd RCS (Edin), FPFA, FADI
Dr. Hany Mohamed Aly Ahmed graduated with a BDS (2002) from the Faculty of Dentistry, Ain Shams University, Egypt. In 2006, he obtained a Higher Dental Diploma degree in clinical endodontics, followed by a PhD from the School of Dental Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia. He was awarded for his research including the IADR (SE Asian division) for the best laboratory research, in addition to the best publication award (2020), with a research group in Turkey, from the Journal of Endodontics. Dr. Ahmed has over 100 publications. In 2012, he introduced a new classification for endo-perio lesions, and in 2017, with experts in the field; he introduced a new system for classifying root and canal morphology, accessory canals, and dental anomalies, in addition to the PROUD-2020 reporting guidelines for root and canal anatomy studies. Currently, Dr. Ahmed is an Associate Professor of Endodontics at the Faculty of Dentistry, Universiti Malaya (UM). He leads a number of grants related to root canal anatomy and endodontic bio-materials. In 2019, he was awarded the excellent service certificate from UM. Recently, Dr. Ahmed was awarded membership from the Faculty of Dental Trainers, Royal College of Surgeons (Edinburgh). Dr. Ahmed is a scientific reviewer and editorial board member for several journals. He is also the Deputy Editor-in-Chief of the European Endodontic Journal and Editorial Board member of the International Endodontic Journal. He is also one of the Editors for the book entitled "Endodontic Advances and Evidence-based Clinical Guidelines" published by Wiley in 2022.
BDS, MPH, MS, MHSA, DrPH | Saudi Arabia
BDS, MPH, MS, MHSA, DrPH
• Associate Professor, College of Dentistry, King Saud University • Board member, King Saud University Health Company • Consultant in Health Insurance & Health Services Administration • Consultant in Public Health • Clinical Consultant in Pediatric Dentistry
BDS, DScD, ABP | Saudi Arabia
BDS, DScD, ABP
Dr. Ibrahim Alkanfari is a highly accomplished dentist with expertise in periodontics and prosthodontics. He completed his Bachelor's Degree in Dental Sciences at King AbdulAziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. Driven by a passion for learning, he pursued further education and successfully completed a Residency and Doctor of Science in Dentistry combined program at The University of Pennsylvania. During his training, he specialized in Periodontal Prosthesis (Prosthodontics) and Periodontics, earning certificates in both disciplines. In 2019, he attained the prestigious title of Diplomate from the American Board of Periodontology and Dental Implant Surgery. Dr. Alkanfari's commitment to excellence has been recognized through various awards, including the Weisgold’s Director Award for the best resident in 2019, and the Weisgold’s Scholarship Award in 2017. Currently, he serves as an Assistant Professor at King Abdulaziz University, where he imparts his knowledge to both undergraduate and postgraduate students. In addition to his academic role, Dr. Alkanfari also runs his private clinic, where he provides exceptional dental care to his patients.
BDS, AEGD | Saudi Arabia
Meet Dr. Jamil Aref, an accomplished cosmetic dentist who began his journey with a Dental Bachelor's degree from King Abdulaziz University in Jeddah, KSA, in 2006. His passion for creating beautiful smiles led him to pursue Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) at the State University of New York at Buffalo in 2009. Driven by a desire for excellence, he further refined his skills at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where he earned a Clinical Certificate in Advanced Clinical Training in Cosmetic Dentistry in 2012. Returning to Jeddah, he established "AQUA Dent Clinics," where he became the trusted choice for cosmetic dentistry, elevating community awareness and education about cutting-edge dental aesthetics. His unwavering commitment to excellence earned him trust and admiration, and his remarkable journey from local beginnings to international recognition highlights his dedication to crafting beautiful smiles and transforming lives.
DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH | USA
DDS, MD, MPH, MS, DrPH
Prof. Yepes is a Dentist (DDS) and a Physician (MD) from Javeriana University at Bogotá, Colombia. Then, he moved to the USA and attended the University of Iowa and the University of Pennsylvania where he completed a fellowship and residency in Radiology and Oral Medicine respectively. He completed a Master in Public Health (MPH), and a Doctoral Degree in Public Health (DrPH) both with emphasis in Epidemiology at the University of Kentucky, College of Public Health. He also completed a residency program in Dental Public Health at University of Texas, Baylor College of Dentistry. Finally, Prof. Yepes completed a residency program and a master in pediatric dentistry at the University of Kentucky. Currently, Juan F. Yepes is a full Professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and the Associate Dean for Graduate Education at Indiana University School of Dentistry and an attending at Riley Children Hospital in Indianapolis, Indiana. Prof. Yepes. is also a Clinical Professor at the University at Buffalo.
BDS, MS | Saudi Arabia
Prof. Khalid Al-Hamdan earned his BDS Degree from King Saud University, College of Dentistry. Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. He obtained Master of Science and Advanced Specialty Education Program in Periodontics at the University of Michigan, School of Dentistry, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA. Prof. Al-Hamdan is a Diplomate, American Board of Periodontology Currently, he is a Professor of Periodontics at the College of Dentistry King Saud University and he is the Chairman of Students’ Guidance Unit.
BDS | Egypt
Dr. Kirollos Hany completed his degree in Bachelor of Dental Surgery and Oral Medicine (BDS) from the Faculty of Dentistry-Assiut University in 2018. Currently, he is taking up his MSc degree, Master of Periodontology at the Faculty of Dentistry-Ain Shams University and he is working as a Demonstrator in Assiut University.
DMD, PG Cert. | Switzerland
DMD, PG Cert.
Dr. Kopikrishna Thirunelakandan accomplished his Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD) degree in Hungary. He went onto completing a postgraduate training at the prestigious UCL Eastman Dental Institute – in which he attained first class honours in the 'Restorative Dental Practice' program. Dr. Thirunelakandan has practiced in the UK for over many years before he moved to Switzerland where he currently practices in the internal clinic of Ivoclar Vivadent AG. Simultaneously, he works as Global Education Clinical Manager where imparts his knowledge to other dentists around the globe through lectures and practical hands-on workshops
DDS, MSc | Chile
Dr. Macarena Rivera is D.D.S. with 20 years of experience; she graduated from University of Chile in Santiago, with a Master Degree in Prosthodontics. Passionate about teaching, Dr. Rivera is an Assistant Professor of the Academic Career at the University of Chile, best university in the country, for the past 15 years, and currently works as an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania, USA; Dr. Rivera works on research and conferences with Prof. Dr. Markus Blatz at both universities. Dr. Rivera collaborates as a Key Opinion Leader for the global dental brand Dentsply Sirona since 2019, training and lecturing evidence-based dentistry nationally and internationally.
DDS, MS, MPH, PhD | Lebanon
DDS, MS, MPH, PhD
Dr. Maria Saadeh received her dental degree from the Lebanese University and her postgraduate residency education in Orthodontics at the American University of Beirut. She also holds a Master of Science in Human Morphology, a Master of Public Health and a PhD degree in Odontological Sciences. Dr. Saadeh is an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Forensic Odontostomatology at the Lebanese University and an Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor at the American University of Beirut. She is a fellow of the International College of Dentists, member of the International Association of Dental Research, Lebanese Orthodontic Society and World Federation of Orthodontists.
DDS | Italy
- 2007 Degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthetics University of Pisa. - 2015 International practical course on patient "Zygomatic Implant and bone augmentation" Prof. Salvoni Sao Paulo (Brazil). - 2015 International practical course on cadaver "The Quad Zygoma Concept" Prof. Ruben Davo, Prof. Chantal Malavez, Alicante. - 2015 Master in zygomatic implantology at San Leopoldo Mandic University, São Paulo (Brazil). - 2017 Specialization in Zygomatic Impantology at the University of Lleida, Curitiba (Brazil). - 2018 Speaker at the World Congress of Advanced Surgery Dominican Republic. - Expert in complex rehabilitations, with more than 2000 zygomatic implants performed and prosthetics.
BDS, MS, SBARD | Saudi Arabia
BDS, MS, SBARD
Dr. Mayyadah Almozainy is a Consultant and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry at the College of Dentistry, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. She has obtained her Bachelor Degree in 2008 and her Master’s Degree in Operative Dentistry in 2012 from King Saud University, followed by the Saudi Board in Restorative Dentistry 2022. Her special interests in patient treatment include advances in aesthetic restorative procedures, adhesive dentistry and conservative dentistry. She also maintains a private practice (Brilliant Clinic) in Riyadh emphasizing comprehensive implantology, prosthodontics and aesthetic dentistry. Currently, she is a Board Member and the Treasurer and of the Saudi Dental Society.
DDS, MSc, PhD | United Kingdom
DDS, MSc, PhD
Dr Leventis holds a DDS (1999) in Dentistry, an MSc/Clinical Specialty in Oral Surgery (2004) and a PhD (2010) from the Dental School of University of Athens, Greece. In 2008 he also attended a post-graduate program in Periodontics and Implantology at the University of Heidelberg, Germany. He is currently on the Faculty of the Dental School, University of Athens as a Visiting Clinical Instructor and Researcher, where he teaches under and post-graduate students Oral Surgery, Bone Grafting and Implantology, while undertaking extensive experimental research. Dr. Leventis has been invited to lecture extensively worldwide on various scientific topics in Oral Surgery and Implantology, and has published more than 30 scientific articles in international peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Leventis teaches dental clinicians and post-graduate students throughout the UK in numerous courses, seminars, congress lectures, webinars, one-to-one mentoring sessions and post-graduate implantology programs. He is also involved in the teaching programs of the ADI (Association of Dental Implantology) – the primary scientific education body in Implantology in the UK.
BDS, DScD, MSD, MA | Saudi Arabia
BDS, DScD, MSD, MA
Dr. Mohamed Bamashmous serves as an Associate Professor and Chairman of Dental Public Health at King Abdulaziz University. A tech aficionado since his early years, he seamlessly merges his passion for IT with cutting-edge research in AI-driven dentistry. He is the co-founder and visionary behind AQUA Dent Clinics, a leading private dental practice. Dr. Bamashmous will soon captivate audiences with his talk, 'From Diagnosis to Treatment: Bridging the Divide with AI in Orthodontics and General Dentistry,' elucidating the transformative role of AI in dental care."
BDS, MS | Saudi Arabia
Dr. Alostaz attained his BDS in 2015 from Batterjee Medical College and continued his post graduate education in Riyadh Elm University to receive his master’s degree in Prosthodontics in 2020. Alostaz worked in the private sector since 2015 till the present, throughout this period Dr. Alostaz became a member of Saudi Dental Society, Digital Smile Design group, and Micro-invasive Dentistry group. Dr. Alostaz embarked on his photography and videography expedition from the very beginning of his career, gradually acquiring the necessary skills and knowledge to comprehend the scientific aspects of this artistic field. Moreover, he successfully established his social media.
DDS, MOrth | Saudi Arabia
Dr. Mutaz Qutob is a Consultant Orthodontist at Kharsa Clinics. He attended dental school at October the 6th University in Egypt and then completed the International Orthodontic Residency Program where he earned a Diploma of Membership in Orthodontics at the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK. Dr. Qutob holds memberships in professional organizations including the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, UK, Saudi Orthodontic Society, World Federation of Orthodontists, and the American Association of Orthodontists.
BDS, MS | Saudi Arabia
“I love working with my hands and applying the artistry of dentistry to make people smile.” Dr. Almojel grew up in Riyadh and attended King Saud University where she earned her dental degree. She then continued gaining valuable experience with an intensive two-year residency before completing an Advanced Education in General Dentistry program at the University of Texas Health Science Center. Dr. Almojel’s exceptional background in general dentistry led her to complete an intensive specialty program in prosthodontic dentistry for another three years at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio. She offers high-level expertise in complex restorative care. Dr. Almojel is honored to help many people and takes a special interest in older patients. She also enjoys traveling, painting, and meeting new people.
DDS | Italy
Dr. Casentini graduated in Dentistry at the University of Milan Italy. He is a Senior Fellow of the ITI (International Team for Implantology) and Coordinator of an ITI Study Club in Milan. He is the past Chairman of the Italian Section of ITI. Dr. Casentini is Co-author of 12 text-books about Implantology, Pre-Implant Surgery and Oral Surgery some of them published in English and/or translated in several other languages, including ITI Treatment Guide volume 4th 5th 7th, 10th, 12th and 13th translated in 8 languages. Recently he has published with Daniele Cardaropoli the textbook “Pink Esthetic and Soft Tissues in Implant Dentistry” available in 5 different languages. His main fields of interest are the surgical and prosthetical aspects of Implantology, Periodontology and Prosthetic Rehabilitation in Advanced and esthetically demanding cases.
BDS, SB-Perio, MPH | Saudi Arabia
BDS, SB-Perio, MPH
Dr. Rawa’ Alharbey is board-certified and holds a master's degree in public health in health systems management. She has 10 years of experience working as a Periodontics and Implant Dentistry Consultant. Dr. Alharbey has held several leadership positions in her career. She was the head of the Periodontics Department before becoming the leader of the periodontics service line in the Riyadh Second Health Cluster. She is currently Program Director of the Saudi Board of Periodontics and Head of the Implantology Course Dr. Alharbey is an experienced educator, teaching periodontics to both undergraduate and graduate students at several universities. She also participates as a judge for student research posters. Her interest in quality improvement projects and research To the end she maintains the highest level of accreditation and takes advantage of ongoing education on both periodontology, and quality
Rícheal Ní Ríordáin
MBBS, BDS, MA (Higher Ed), PhD, MFD, FFD, FDS(OM) | Ireland
Rícheal Ní Ríordáin
MBBS, BDS, MA (Higher Ed), PhD, MFD, FFD, FDS(OM)
Rícheal Ní Ríordáin is a Professor of Oral Medicine in University College Cork (UCC) Ireland and honorary Associate Professor of Oral Medicine at the University College London (UCL) Eastman Dental Institute, London UK. Having completed her dental degree and PhD in Oral Medicine in Cork, she moved to the UK and completed her medical degree and higher specialist training in Oral Medicine in London. Professor Ní Ríordáin has worked both in medicine and dentistry and her research interests include patient reported outcomes, core outcome sets and educational research with an MA in Higher Education.
DDS, MD, MBA, FACS | USA
DDS, MD, MBA, FACS
Dr. Roderick Kim is co-fellowship director of the oral, head and neck oncology, and microvascular reconstructive surgery at the John Peter Smith Health Network. He attended University of Washington School of dentistry, followed by University of Michigan medical school, as well as residency training in oral and maxillofacial surgery. He furthered his specialization with fellowships in oral, head and neck oncologic surgery, followed by microvascular reconstructive surgery at John Peter Smith Health Network. His clinical interest includes the full breadth of head and neck pathology, with special interest in microvascular reconstructive surgery, thyroid/ parathyroid surgery, medical education and business administration.
Saad Al Kharsa
DDS, MSc, ABO, FAGD | Saudi Arabia
Saad Al Kharsa
DDS, MSc, ABO, FAGD
Dr. Saad Al-Kharsa is the founder of Kharsa Clinics. After establishing Kharsa Orthodontics in 1986, he expanded his practice into other dental specialties embodying his commitment to helping patients smile with confidence. He completed his dental training at Damascus University and orthodontic residency training at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Dr. Al-Kharsa is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics and a Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. He is the Deputy Director of the Saudi Orthodontic Board at Riyadh Elm University and a faculty member at the Postgraduate Orthodontic Program. Dr. Al-Kharsa is also a published author and speaker.
BDS, MS | Saudi Arabia
Dr. Saba Ghazal is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. She completed a one-year international training program in Oral Medicine and Orofacial Pain at New York University. After that, Dr. Ghazal completed a one-year Advanced Education in General Dentistry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio (UTHSCSA). In June of 2013, Dr. Ghazal entered three-year residency program at UTHSCSA, where she was awarded a specialty certificate in Periodontics and earn her Master of Science in Dentistry degree. Dr. Ghazal successfully challenged the American Board of Periodontology examination and she also completed a one-year fellowship program in implantology at UTHSCSA where she was teaching at the graduate department of periodontics at the UTHSCS. Dr. Ghazal is currently a Consultant, Head of Private Medical Services at King Fahad Medical City, Post-graduate Program Director and a Part-time faculty at Riyadh Elm University. From 2016 to present Dr. Ghazal developed an extensive experience in the field of private practice working in multiple Multidisciplinary Dental Practices in both San Antonio and Riyad
BDS, MEd, MSD, PhD | Saudi Arabia
BDS, MEd, MSD, PhD
Dr. Saeed Asiri is a Saudi Orthodontist who graduated from King Saud University in 2010. He then went on to complete his postgraduate studies in orthodontics at Jacksonville University, Florida. Dr. Asiri became diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics in 2018. He then con1nued his postgraduate studies at Texas A&M University, Baylor College of Den1stry where he obtained his PhD in 2021. Dr. Asiri is a member of the American Associa1on of Orthodontists and the Saudi Society of Orthodontists. Dr. Asiri serves now as an Assistant Professor at Prince Sattam bin Abdulaziz University and has published several papers in the field.
BDS, MSc, PhD | Saudi Arabia
BDS, MSc, PhD
Dr. Saleh Alghabban is a Senior Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, trained at the Royal London Hospital in 1993 on the use of laser in dentistry. He obtained his MSc degree and PhD from London University, in comparison of laser wavelengths applications. Dr. Alghabban awarded a Certificate of Appreciation from Prince Mohammad Bin Nayef for laser activities. Offered the invention medal of Ministry of Interior. He was the former Head of Maxillofacial Surgery Department at the Security Forces Hospital and the Former WFLD representor in Saudi Arabia. Currently, Dr. Alghabban is working in Medicolase Centre, as the 1st Dentist in Middle East with laser experience of 30 years. He is providing laser courses locally and internationally.
DDS | Italy
- Graduated DDS Cum Laude at the University of Genova, Italy in 1988, - Visiting Assistant in 1991-1992 at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, Departments of Fixed Prosthodontics, Periodontology and Oral Surgery - Active Member of IAO (Italian Academy of Osseointegration) and of IAED (Italian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry). - Affiliate Member of EAED (European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry). - ITI (International Team for Implantology) Fellow and Chairman of ITI Italian Section University Lecturer for Second Level Master’s Degree in Digital Implantology (University of Padova), in Periodontology and Implantology (University of Naples “Federico II°”), in Implantology (University of Genova) and in Digital Dentistry (University of Brescia). - Regular national and international lecturer in more than 30 countries on surgical and prosthetic topics in Implantology. - Author of several papers written in the same area of Dentistry
Siri Beier Jensen
DDS, PhD | Denmark
Siri Beier Jensen
Dr. Siri Beier Jensen graduated as a DDS from University of Copenhagen School of Dentistry in 1998 and PhD (Oral complications induced by cancer therapies) in 2006. Dr. Jensen is a Steering Committee Member of the World Workshop on Oral Medicine and Board Member (Chairperson) of Acta Odontologica Scandinavica Society. Her research focus on salivary gland dysfunction and oral complications of cancer therapies. She is a University teaching competencies in oral medicine, oral physiology, gross anatomy and dissection of head/neck and central nervous system on a pre- and postgraduate level, and practicing oral medicine in a university referral clinic. Currently, Dr. Siri Beier Jensen is an Associate Professor in Oral Medicine and the Dean/Head of the Department of Dentistry and Oral Health, Faculty of Health, Aarhus University, Denmark.
FDS (OM) RCS FRCP | United Kingdom
FDS (OM) RCS FRCP
Tim Hodgson, Consultant in Oral Medicine/Honorary Associate Professor was appointed Medical Director of the Specialist Hospitals Board UCLH in 2014. He held the Clinical Director post at The Eastman Dental Hospital for six years. He obtained Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (UK) in 1998 and was awarded Fellowship by in 2021. FDS RCS (Eng) was completed in 1998. He became a specialist in Oral Medicine in 2003. He has 90 citations. His original papers focus on the oral manifestations of HIV infection in both the UK and Africa, HHV8 and CMV transmission in Africa, therapeutic interventions for oral mucosal disease and patient centred outcome measures. His papers have won awards at the BSOM EAOM and AAOM. He was awarded an honorary FGDP(UK) in March 2008. He was awarded an Erasmus+ staff mobility fellowship for teaching (2014) as visiting Professor to the University of Zagreb, Croatia. He was awarded the AJ Herman fellowship by the University of Western Australia in 2017.
BDS, CACT, PhD | Saudi Arabia
BDS, CACT, PhD
Prof. Turki Bakhsh has obtained the doctoral degree (PhD) as well as the clinical degree (CACT) in Operative, Adhesive and Aesthetic Dentistry from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (Japan) in 2013. Currently, he is full Professor and Head of Advanced Technology Dental Research Laboratory, member of KAUFD scientific research unit and head of international collaboration committee at Faculty of Dentistry, King Abdulaziz University (Saudi Arabia). In addition, he is a visiting professor at Tokyo Medical and Dental University, IADR Board member of Africa/Middle East Region and Committee Board Member of IADR-KULZER Travel Award. He had more than 43 peer-reviewed publication indexed in web of science (ISI), PubMed and Scopus (https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=eImiYDgAAAAJ&hl=en), more than 35 presentation and courses presented in different well-recognized conferences and symposium across the world. He is a reviewer in several peer reviewed ISI journals and received several honors and awards for his excellent research achievements and publications in high-ranking ISI journals.
MD, DDS | USA
Dr. Victoria Palermo is an Oral Maxillofacial and Pediatric Craniofacial Surgeon practicing at the Florida Craniofacial Institute in Tampa, Florida. She is part of the craniofacial surgical team with the Tampa Bay Cleft and Craniofacial Center and the Division Chief for Oral Maxillofacial Surgery at St. Joseph’s Hospital, BayCare Health System. Dr. Palermo is recognized as a subspecialist in Pediatric Craniomaxillofacial Surgery through the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ABOMS) and practices full scope of her subspecialty, including surgical management of cleft lip and palate, reconstruction of cranial vault deformities, as well as management of craniofacial syndromes
BDS, MSc, PhD | Egypt
BDS, MSc, PhD
Dr. Youssef Sedky is specialized in Orthodontics where he received his MSc. & Ph.D. Later he got his mastership in ‘lasers in Dentistry’ then he received his MSc. Degree from RWTH, Aachen University. Currently Dr. Sedky works as an Assistant Professor of Orthodontics and the Head of the Dental Laser Center at Misr International University. He is an academic co-worker with Aachen Dental Laser Center, where he lectures in the mastership & Master of Science programs. Dr.Sedky is an executive board member in the International Society for Lasers in Dentistry and member of the Egyptian Orthodontic Society.