MDT Akihiko Yoshida, Japan
Master-Ceramists & Technician, Private practice
Technical instructor at Tufts University, Dept. of Post-Graduate Prosthodontics, in Boston.
Lecturer at Harvard School of Dental Medicine.
Executive Board member of SCAD.
Four-time Masterpiece Technician in the Japanese Quintessence of Dental Technology.
Lecture title: Communication for Esthetic Result in Digital Era
Mr. Yoshida graduated from the Dental Technician School at Nihon University, and then successfully acquired a dental technician position at the Tanaka Dental Clinic in Aoyama, Tokyo, Japan. In 1991. Mr. Yoshida was appointed as Technical Instructor in the Department of Postgraduate Prosthodontics at the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine in 1994. He has also been named Adjunct Faculty for the Center for Esthetic Dentistry at the University of California Los Angeles School of Dentistry.
Dr. Anas Aloum, UAE
B.D.S – F.A.C.P, USC, USA, Consultant in Prosthodontics, Aesthetics American Board, Private Practice, UAE
Lecture title: Rubber dam isolation and its importance in the delivery of the ceramic restorations
Dr. Anas Aloum, Consultant Prosthodontists and Laboratory Technician, is an oral rehabilitation specialist who runs a fulltime practice at Hikma Medical Center in Abu Dhabi, UAE, as chief dental supervisor and dental laboratory director. Anas Aloum, BDS obtained his dental degree in Jordan University, Jordan in 2006.
He received a certificate in Advanced Prosthodontics and in Preceptorship in Periodontology and Implantology at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry, University of Southern California. He is an American Certified Prosthodontist and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontics.
In the present time he holds a part time position as an Assistant Professor in the Advanced Prosthodontic program at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry. He is a passionate dental educator, actively involved in both hosting and lecturing CME’s both nationally and internationally. He has lectured in the field of Prosthodontics and Implantology.
Dr. Fokion Iatridis, Greece
DDS, CAGS, Certified Specialist Prosthodontist (TUFTS USA)
Member of American College of Prosthodontists and
International College of Prosthodontists
Private Practice – UAE
Lecture title: Rules of Engagement for Immediate Full Arch Implant Supported Restorations
Dr. Fokion Iatridis is a certified specialist Prosthodontist. He graduated as a Dentist (D.D.S.) from the Aristotle’s University of Thessaloniki, Greece in 1998. In 1999 he joined Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, Boston ,MA, U.S.A. and he graduated in 2002 as a specialist Prosthodontist. His clinical practice is limited to Prosthodontics, Implants and Esthetic Dentistry procedures and he has a special interest in the field of immediately loaded implants. He has also been involved in academic teaching at postgraduate level and he has lectured at national and international conferences.
Dr. Mais Aswad – UAE
DDS, Dental Business Unit Manager,
Application Trainer – CAD/CAM & Imaging (2D, 3D X-RAYS)
Private Practice, UAE
Lecture title: Digital Workflow in Esthetic Dentistry
Dr. Mais received her DDS from the University of Ajman College of Dentistry in the United Arab Emirates in 2012. She had then developed her career to become an application trainer for CAD/CAM and Dental Imaging. Currently, Dr Mais is a speaker and trainer for the Full Digital Work Flow in Dentistry by Planmeca.
Dr. Norah Alajaji – KSA
BDS, MSc, Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry,
Clinical Instructor, Princess Nourah University
Private Practice, KSA
Lecture title: Direct Esthetic Restorations; Simplified and Perfected
Dr. Norah Alajaji specialises in Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry, she acquired her BDS from King Saud University in 2007 and her Fellowship and Master’s Degree from Tufts University in 2014. After working for almost ten years in the government, Dr. Alajaji decided to focus on the private sector alongside her interest in teaching.
Dr. Petros Yuvanoglu, Greece
DMD. Summa Cum Laude, Cert. Prosth. (TUFTS USA)
Adjunct Faculty, Department of Prosthodontics, Tufts University School Of Dental Medicine
Prosthodontist, Implantologist, Dental Implantology, Private practice, UAE.
Lecture title: Innovative Implant Design for Ultimate Aesthetics
Dr. Petros Yuvanoglu qualified as a dentist in 1995 receiving his dental degree summa cum laude from Semmelweis University, Budapest. He graduated with exceptional high grade, top of his class & with rank order No.1. In 1998, he completed his 3-Year full-time postgraduate Specialist Prosthodontist training at Tufts University, Boston, U.S.A. and was awarded his Certificate in the Dental Speciality of Prosthodontics. Since 1999 he is in full time private practice as a Specialist Prosthodontist working almost exclusively with Immediate Loaded Dental Implants. Together with Dr. Costa Nicolopoulos (Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon) they are the co-founders of “Same Day Dental Implants” Clinic in DHCC, Dubai.
Dr. Rashida Juzar Ali, UAE
BDS, Dental Department Head, Implantologist (Fellowship & Mastership from NYU), Neuromuscular Dentist (ICCMO)
Private practice, UAE.
Lecture title: Digital Occlusion & Neuromuscular Paradigm
Dr. Rashida is a Cosmetic Dentistry, Implantology & Neuromuscular Dentistry specialist. A renowned Aesthetic Dentist of celebrities, graduated in 2007 and racked up over 11 years of rich clinical experience. She performed 1000+ cases of smile makeover. She remains focused on Dental Occlusion, Neuromuscular Dentistry & Cranio Sacral Dentistry. She did extensive training in the US where she honed her dental skills and expertise.
Dr. Stavros Pelekanos, Greece
DDS, Dr. Med Dent., Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics, Dental School, University of Athens, Private Practice, Greece
Lecture Title: Treatment modalities in developing the transmucosal contour around implants. What is new?
Dr. Stavros received his undergraduate degree in Dentistry (D.D.S.) in 1991 from the National and Kapodistrian 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.
In 2002, he was appointed in the academic faculty at the Department of Prosthodontics, Dental School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece, where he served as an Assistant Professor in Prosthodontics until September 2018.
Dr. Taiseer Sulaiman, USA
DDS, PhD, Assistant Professor, Division Director of Operative Dentistry and Biomaterials
Department of Restorative Sciences, UNC School of Dentistry
Lecture Title: Zirconia Generations…Selection Criteria for Clinical Success
Dr. TAISEER SULAIMAN is the director of the Advanced Operative Dentistry Course and Biomaterials Research at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he gained his clinical certificate in Operative Dentistry, and completed his PhD in Dental Materials from the Department of Prosthetic Dentistry and Biomaterial Sciences from the University of Turku in Finland in collaboration with the Department of Operative Dentistry, University of North Carolina.
Dr. Sulaiman is a clinician and a researcher hoping to bridge gaps between dental research and clinical application. Dr. Sulaiman’s research focus is on dental ceramics, adhesion, cements, color and appearance in dentistry and biomimetics.
He is a member of numerous academies including the IADR/AADR, Academy of Operative Dentistry, the Society of Color and Appearance in Dentistry and the American Dental Association.
He has lectured on numerous national and international stages, and serves as a reviewer for many peer-reviewed dental journals.
Prof. Dr. Wael Att, USA
DDS, Dr Med Dent, PhD, DGPro, APL
Professor and Chairman, Department of Prosthodontics
Tufts University, School of Dentistry, USA
Lecture title: “Disruptive Technologies in Dentofacial Rehabilitation”
Prof. Dr. Att is a professor and Chairman of the Department of Prosthodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He is also a professor of prosthodontics at the School of Dentistry, University of Freiburg, Germany. Dr. Att obtained his DDS degree in 1997 from Tishreen University and received the Dr Med Dent (2003) and PhD (2010) degrees as well as the title of extraordinary professor (2013) from the University of Freiburg. Dr. Att’s main focus is esthetic and implant dentistry as well as the implementation of cutting-edge digital technologies in both reconstructive and multidisciplinary dentistry.
Dr. Att is board-certified prosthodontist from the German Society of Prosthodontics and Biomaterials (DGPro) since 2004 and an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED), International Academy of Digital Dental Medicine, International College of Prosthodontists, and others. He serves as President of the International Academy for Digital Dental Medicine (IADDM), and President of the Arabian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (ARAED).
Dr. Waseem Radwan – KSA
BDS, Master of Advanced Studies in Microinvasive Aesthetic Dentistry, Doctorate Degree at University of Geneva, Switzerland.
Assistant Professor, Restorative Department – Riyadh Elm University, K.S.A
Lecture title: The Excellence of Minimally Invasive Dentistry
Dr. Waseem Radwan received his BDS degree in 2011 from Riyadh – Saudi Arabia. then he was granted his Masters of Advanced Studies in the field of Microinvasive Aesthetic Dentistry (Restorative) in 2015 from the University of Geneva – Switzerland, where he also completed his Doctoral degree (Clinical and Thesis). During the past years Dr. Waseem accomplished various teaching and research projects focusing on the field of aesthetic dentistry. After more than 7 years at the University of Geneva as well as in private practice, Dr. Waseem gained substantial experience while managing different esthetic cases.