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Presenters

All of our presenters have a microscope centered practice and are highly skilled in the application of this technology in clinical dentistry.

Clinician Speakers

Dr. Yumiko Amakawa

Dr. Yumiko Amakawa Dr. Yumiko Amakawa maintains a private practice in Tokyo, Japan. She received her DDS from Tsurumi University in 1994 and received her PhD from Tsurumi University, Graduate School of Dentistry in 1999.
She is an active member of SJCD Tokyo, Japan academy of occlusion, and AAE, etc

Disclosure: Yumiko Amakawa has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Paul Anstey

Dr. Paul Anstey Dr. Paul Anstey is a Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics. He has lectured nationally, internationally and has served as a part-time faculty member and clinical lecturer at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He maintains a practice in Beverly Hills, California specializing in Micro-Endodontics and Implant Micro-Surgery.

Dr. Anstey completed his general dental training at the University of Stellenbosch, outside of Cape Town, South Africa in 1989. After six years in general practice, he went on to specialize in Endodontics at the University of Southern California. Dr. Anstey further extended his studies in Implantology at the University of California Los Angeles and then went on to the highest level with micro-surgical and micro-implantology training through the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry and the Microsurgical Training Institute.

His professional passion is to help improve the understanding across the dental specialties, as well as throughout the community, of what is realistically achievable, using the microscope and other technologies within the science of micro-endodontics and implant micro-surgery today.

Disclosure: Paul Anstey has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Fred Barnett

Dr. Fred Barnett Dr. Barnett received his DMD degree in 1978 and his Certificate in Endodontics in 1981, both from the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine. He received his Board Certification in Endodontics in 1988, has served as the Director of Postdoctoral Endodontics at the University of Pennsylvania, and is currently the Interim Chairman of Dental Medicine and Chairman and Program Director of the IB Bender Postdoctoral Endodontic Program at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia.

Dr. Barnett has written numerous scientific and clinical papers and has lectured nationally and internationally on the Treatment of Endodontic Infections, Revascularization, Dental Trauma and Contemporary Endodontic Treatment. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Dental Traumatology Journal and is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Endodontics. Dr. Barnett has also been in private practice in Endodontics since 1981.

Disclosure: Fred Barnett has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Craig Barrington

Dr. Craig Barrington Dr. Barrington received his DDS from the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio in 1996. He has lectured to a variety of dental societies and study clubs and has written and co-written a number of articles for various dental journals. Dr. Barrington is a member of Omicron Kappa Upsilon and an associate member of the American Academy of Endodontists. He maintains a practice in Waxahachie, Texas.

Disclosure: Craig Barrington has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Bryan Beebe

Dr. Bryan Beebe Grad. MCV dental school 1977, Pankey /Dawson restorative dentist 14 years prior to BU endodontic residency 1993, entered Perio resident 1994 ( U of M). assistant clinical professor in endodontics dept.. U Maryland 1994-1997. Post Graduate clinical director Boston University endodontic program 1998-2001. Private practice Sarasota, Florida limited to microscopic non surgical and surgical endodontics and implant dentistry. One of the original cadre of instructors for Operation Smile Dental.

Disclosure: Bryan Beebe has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Stephane Browet

Dr. Stephane Browet Dr. Stephane Browet

* Born in 1972 in Asse, Belgium.
* Finished dental school at the Free University of Brussels in 1995.
* 1995-1997 : Post Graduate program Aesthetic Dentistry at the Free University of Brussels
* 1999- : Lecturer for rubberdam techniques and adhesive techniques.
* 2002-2005 : Scientific Board Conservative Dentistry for the NIVVT ( Nascholings Instituut Verbond der Vlaamse Tandartsen = Institute for Continued Education of the Society of Flemisch dentists)
* 2002-2005 : Board member of Studyclub Brussel-Halle.
* 2003- : Member advisory board 3M ESPE BENELUX ( Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg)
* 2003- : Board Member Belgian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
* 2003- : Member of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry.

Nationally and internationally lecturing about rubberdam isolation, microscope dentistry, posterior composites, practice management.

Disclosure: Stephane Browet has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Arnaldo Castellucci

Dr. Arnaldo Castellucci C.V. Dr. Arnaldo Castellucci

Dr. Castellucci graduated in Medicine at the University of Florence in 1973 and specialized in Dentistry at the same University in 1977. From 1978 to 1980 he attended continuing education courses on Endodontics at Boston University School of Graduate Dentistry with Prof. Herbert Schilder. As well as running a practice limited to Endodontics in Florence, Dr. Castellucci is Past President of the Italian Endodontic Society, Past President of the International Federation of Endodontic Associations, an Active Member of the European Society of Endodontology, Active Member of the American Association of Endodontists, and a Visiting Professor of Endodontics at the University of Florence Dental School. He is editor of The Italian Journal of Endodontics, Founder and President of The Warm Gutta Percha Study Club and The Micro-Endodontic Training Center, Editor in Chief of Endo Tribune. An international lecturer, he is the author of the text Endodontics, which is now available in English.

Disclosure: Arnaldo Castellucci has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Claudia Cia Worschech

Dr. Claudia Cia Worschech Dr. Claudia Cia Worchech maintains a full time private practice dedicated to oral rehabilitation and esthetics in São PAulo? Brazil. She received her dental degree from University of Campinas UNICAMP ? State School of Dentistry of Piracicaba, in 1992 and Specialist, Master and PhD in Operative Dentistry at the University of Campinas UNICAMP
Nowadays she is a post PhD student at University of Campinas - UNICAMP, Restorative Dentistry

She is vice-president of the Brazilian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry and Member of AMED Board. Dr. Worschech has published nationally and internationally many articles about microscope Dentistry.

She is currently assistant editor of 'Micro' - The International Journal of Dental Microsurgery.

She has lectured in ARGENTINA, USA, PORTUGAL, BRAZIL, JAPAN

Full time private practice dedicated to oral rehabilitation and restorative through operatory microscope in São Paulo - BRAZIL.

See complete information on her website: www.clinicaccw.com.br

Disclosure: Claudia Cia Worschech has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Holger Denhardt

Dr. Holger Denhardt born 1961
Dental and Medical Schools Jena, Harvard, Tuebingen
graduated from Dental School Tuebingen in 1989 and FMGEMS.
appointed as specialist in Periodontology and Endodontology In USA, Italy,England and Germany.
active international lecturer; topics: Endodontology, Microsurgery, Perio-Endo-Lesion
2002 Privat-Practice for Endodontology and Microsurgery in Landshut Germany
married, 2 kids

Disclosure: Holger Denhardt has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Eudes Gondim Jr

Dr. Eudes Gondim Jr Eudes Gondim Junior received his masters degree and doctoral degree from the Endodontic Unit, School of Dentistry of Piracicaba, State University of Campinas-UNICAMP in 1999 and 2003 respectively. He has worked in private practice since 1992. He is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Department of Endodontics of the University of Pennsylvania and the chief of Micro Endodontic Specialization Program- Sao Paulo Association of Dental Surgeons (APCD). President of the Brazilian Association of Microscope Dentistry-ABRAMO-SP. An international lecturer, his special interests are in topics related to conventional and surgical endodontics.

Disclosure: Eudes Gondim Jr has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Joel B. Henriod

Dr. Joel B. Henriod Dr. Joel B. Henriod is a periodontist in Pasadena, CA. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He graduated from UCLA School of Dentistry in 2006, then received his periodontics specialty certificate from Medical University of South Carolina. He speaks around the country on 3D radiology, periodontics, and implant dentistry. He developed ?Dental School in a Day,? an interactive training seminar for dental industry that has been presented across the United States and to representatives from 30 countries. His practice emphasizes innovative technologies and materials to deliver the best of contemporary periodontics: regenerative therapy, minimally invasive tissue grafting, advanced dental radiology, and dental implants.

Disclosure: Joel B. Henriod has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Tetsuya Hirata

Dr. Tetsuya Hirata Dr. Tetsuya Hirata maintains a private practice in Osaka, Japan and studies on microdentistry and dental materials/devices at Osaka University. He received his DDS from Osaka Dental University in 1985 and received his PhD in Oromaxillofacial regeneration from Osaka University, Graduate School of Dentistry in 2002. He studied in the Department of Graduated Prosthodontics at the University of Southern California, School of Dentistry from 1990 through 1991. He has served as the director for the Microscope Assisted Precision Dentistry course, a microdentistry training course of microprosthodontics, microendodontics, microperiodontics / microsurgery / plastic surgery, and restorative microdentistry in Japan since 1996. Dr.Hirata published and presented on dental CAD/CAM systems, microdentistry, titanium dental prostheses, and TMD. A TV broad cast regarding microdentistry is available from his web site.

Disclosure: Tetsuya Hirata has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Vinod Kumar. R

Dr. Vinod Kumar. R Graduated from Bapuji Dental College and compeleted masters in the field of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences in 2002. Currently working as a Professor at DSCDS Bangalore, India, he is involved in postgradaute training program. He is one of the pioneers in Microdentistry in India, runs an Advanced dentistry training centre called as "ROOTS DENTAL ACADEMY". This centre provides training on Advanced Endodontics, Restorative & Microdentistry. He maintains a private practice limited to Endodontics called "ROOTS Superspeciality Dental Clinic". Married to Dr. Shruthi who is a prosthodontist and has a four year old son named Samanyu.

Disclosure: Vinod Kumar. R has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Marc E. Levitan

Dr. Marc E. Levitan Marc E. Levitan, D.D.S., received the Edward M. Osetek Educator Award from the American Association of Endodontists during the Association's recent Annual Session in San Antonio, Texas. The award is presented to a full-time educator with less than 10 years of teaching experience. ??Dr. Levitan began his full-time academic career after spending 25 years in private practice. Currently, Dr. Levitan is associate professor and director of the postgraduate and undergraduate endodontic programs at the Medical University of South Carolina College of Dental Medicine in Charleston. When he took the leap into academia in 2000, he was an associate professor and director of the undergraduate endodontics program at the University of Tennessee College of Dentistry. He is involved in student mentorship and sits on many committees within the university.

"He has personally been the reason why numerous dental students decide to specialize in endodontics - due to his charisma, his love of teaching, his passion for helping patients and the constant support he offers to them," said John S. Olmsted, D.D.S., M.S., chair of the AAE Honors and Awards Committee. ??A Diplomate of the American Board of Endodontics, Dr. Levitan received his D.D.S. from the University of the Pacific School of Dentistry in 1973 and his Certificate in Endodontics from Harvard School of Dental Medicine in 1975.

Disclosure: Marc E. Levitan has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Te Fu Frank Li

Dr. Te Fu Frank Li Dr. Te-Fu Li received his D.D.S. from School of Dentistry, Taipei Medical University in 1986. From 1992 to 1995, he pursued graduate study in the Post-Doctoral Program of Periodontal Prosthesis and Implantology at School of Dental Medicine, University of Pennsylvania and received certificates of dual specialties in both Periodontics and Periodontal Prosthesis. Currently, he maintains a full-time private practice in Taipei, Taiwan. Dr. Li is active members of the Academy of Osseointegration and European Association of Osseointegration. He is actively involved in teaching at several dental schools in Taiwan and serves as a senior consultant and lecturer for Biomet 3i Implant System. In Taiwan, he is a pioneer in the field of Microscopic Dentistry and is exclusively devoted to Non-Surgical Micro-Periodontics and Micro-Invasive Implant Dentistry.

Disclosure: Te Fu Frank Li has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Sekar, Mahalaxmi

Dr. Sekar, Mahalaxmi Dr. S. Mahalaxmi completed her post graduation in Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics in the year 1986 from Govt. Dental College, Ahmadabad under Gujarat University. She has been in private practice since 1987 in Chennai.
She has been in academics since 1991. She is currently heading the department of Conservative Dentistry & Endodontics at SRM Dental College, Chennai since March 2006.
Areas of Interest:
1. Aesthetic Dentistry
2. Ceramics
3. Microscope Enhanced Dentistry
4. Lasers
5. Occlusal Rehabilitation/ Complex Restorations
6. Nanotechnology in Dentistry

Associations Membership:
1. Indian Dental Association
2. Federation of Operative Dentistry Of India
3. Indian Endodontic Society
4. American Association of Endodontics
5. American Society of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry
6. Society for Biomaterials.
She has undergone extensive training in use of Microscope and has been using it successfully in her practice for the past one year. She has conducted various workshops and courses over the years.
Achievements:
1. Organized the first ever XXII FODI & XV IES Annual Conference in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
2. Conducted the 1st of its kind Microscopes program ?Microscopes Magnified? in August 2008.
3. Conducted the 1st National Scientific Model Competition for the post graduate students in April 2009. Also organized two video conferences, one from New Zealand and one from Canada during this 2 day program.
She was the President of Federation of Operative Dentistry of India (FODI) for the year 2008-09. She now has an exclusive micro-dentistry and laser practice for the past 4 years.

Disclosure: Sekar, Mahalaxmi has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. John Mamoun

Dr. John Mamoun John Mamoun graduated from the University of Medicine and Dentistry in Newark, NJ in 2003. He completed a 1-year AEGD residency at the University of Rochester Eastman Dental Center in Rochester, NY. He earned a fellowship award from the Academy of General Dentistry in 2006 and has published a dozen articles in peer-reviewed dental journals. He also serves as a part-time reviewer for the journal General Dentistry. He is now in private practice in Manalapan, NJ.

Disclosure: John Mamoun has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Adriana McGregor

Dr. Adriana McGregor Dr. McGregor holds dual degrees in Periodontology, the most recent one from the University of Southern California where she served on the faculty as a Clinical Instructor from 1990 to 1994. She is Past-President of AMED, the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry. She is a member of the International Editorial Board of MICRO, The International Journal of Microdentistry as well as review editor for the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry. She is a coauthor of the two microsurgery chapters in Carranza?s Clinical Periodontology book. She lectures internationally on esthetic periodontal and implant microsurgery, and maintains a private practice in Westlake Village, California devoted exclusively to esthetic periodontal and implant microsurgery.

Disclosure: Adriana McGregor has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Jose Moura

Dr. Jose Moura Dr. Jose Roberto Moura Graduated from the University of Taubate, Brazil in 1983; received a Specialty Degree in Restorative Dentistry, and a Master of Science degree in Prosthodontics. He was President of the Brazilian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry for the years 1999-2000, and 2002-2003. He is currently President of the International Federation of Esthetic Dentistry. He maintains a private practice in Taubate, Brazil since 1983, and has focused in microscope enhanced dentitry since 1998.

Disclosure: Jose Moura has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Jacinthe Paquette

Dr. Jacinthe Paquette Dr. Jacinthe M. Paquette is recognized both nationally and internationally as a leader and educator in Esthetic Dentistry, Implant Dentistry, and Prosthodontics. She has published extensively, resulting in over 40 research and clinical articles on her areas of expertise and has co-authored several textbook chapters. She serves on the Executive Council for the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.

Dr. Paquette graduated from the UCLA School of Dentistry and received her Advanced Prosthodontic training at the University of Southern California School of Dentistry. She is a Diplomate for the American Board of Prosthodontics and is a Fellow in the American College of Prosthodontists. Her professional affiliations include Fellowships in the International College of Dentists, American College of Dentists, and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. She also holds memberships in numerous prestigious societies including the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, the Academy of Osseointegration, and the Pacific Coast Society for Prosthodontics.

Dr. Paquette serves on numerous editorial boards, advisory boards, and peer-reviewed journal including ?Consumer Guide to Dentistry?, a web-based educational site for the general public. She also serves as Co-Executive Director of the Newport Coast Oral Facial Institute, a non-profit international teaching facility for dentists, dental hygienists, and dental technicians located in Newport Beach, California.

Disclosure: Jacinthe Paquette has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Laurence R. Rifkin

Dr. Laurence R. Rifkin Dr. Laurence R. Rifkin practices dentistry in Beverly Hills, California, with a focus on Dento-Facial Aesthetics and Comprehensive Periodontal-Implant Rehabilitation. Dr. Rifkin graduated USC School of Dentistry in 1976 where he received his dental degree.

As an international lecturer, Dr. Rifkin has spoken to numerous dental and cosmetic surgery academies on various topics such as: Team Approach to Comprehensive Facial Beauty, Natural Beauty for Teeth and Implants, Microscopic Dentistry, and Complete Mouth Rehabilitation.

In addition to lecturing, he has also been a faculty member of Both USC and UCLA?s schools of Dentistry. Dr. Rifkin is also a member of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry, American and European Academies of Esthetic Dentistry as well as one of the few dental members of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. He has published numerous papers in Facial Aesthetics and restorative and implant supported dentistry.

Dr. Rifkin is passionate about combining a foundation of excellence in function, periodontal health and Dento-Facial aesthetics utilizing science, technology, and fine arts. He believes in a team approach to achieving the optimal result for our patients working with both dental and medical specialists in both health and Facial Cosmetics.

Disclosure: Laurence R. Rifkin has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Rick Schwartz

Dr. Rick Schwartz Dr. Schwartz was a general dentist for 19 years before entering endodontic training. He served in the Air Force, taught and did dental materials at various times during those years. He is a cover author on 3 textbooks and has published over 100 articles and abstracts. He has maintained a private practice in San Antonio limited to endodontics for the past 13 years and teaches part time in graduate endodontics. He lectures on endodontic topics to endodontists and restorative dentists, in the U.S. and abroad.

Disclosure: Rick Schwartz has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Cherilyn Sheets

Dr. Cherilyn Sheets Dr. Cherilyn Sheets maintains a full-time private practice in Newport Beach, California for esthetic rehabilitative dentistry. She is an international educator, clinician, author and lecturer, and received the 2002 Gordon Christensen Award for Excellence in Lecturing, the 2004 USC School of Dentistry Alumnus of the Year Award, and the 2006 Section Honor Award (Distinguished Dentist Award) from the California Section of the Pierre Fauchard International Honor Dental Academy. She is a past president of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.

Dr. Sheets is Co-Executive Director of the Newport Coast Oral Facial Institute, a Clinical Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Southern California, Founder of The Children?s Dental Center, and Founder of The National Children?s Dental Foundation. With the University of California Irvine (UCI) School of Engineering, she is leading research on energy dissipation in teeth and implants with James C. Earthman, Ph.D.

Disclosure: Cherilyn Sheets has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Liviu Steier

Dr. Liviu Steier Dr. Steier is Specialist in Prosthetics of the DGPro (www.dgpro.de) and Specialist in Endodontics (GDC-UK). Dr. Steier is Clinical Associate Professor at Warwick Medical School and course director of the MSc in Endodontics. He is Visiting Professor at Florence Schoold of Dental Medicine (Italy) - Restorative Department. He has been program director and co-director of over 250 CE programs around the world and has published extensively including referred chapters in textbooks.
1st prize for ?Best Research on the Use of Oral Pharmaceuticals for the Management of Caries in Older Adults? ? IADR 2005 in Baltimore (US).

He is a fellow of different international dental academies as well as having memberships in several societies. Dr. Steier is member of the Scientific Board of the Journal of Endodontics.
He maintains private practices in Mayen, Germany (www.drsteier.de) and 20 Wimpole Street, W1G 8GF ? London - UK (www.msdentistry.co.uk).

Disclosure: Liviu Steier has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Devin Stewart

Dr. Devin Stewart Dr. Devin Stewart graduated with a Doctorate of Dental Surgery in 2003 from the University of the Pacific in San Francisco with honors. Such honors include a highly distinguished honor of excellence from the American College of Prosthodontists. Immediately following graduation Dr. Stewart went on to complete a three year residency in Prosthodontics at UCLA as well as an additional year of advanced training in Maxillofacial Prosthetics.

Dr. Stewart is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association, the American College of Maxillofacial Prosthetics as well as the American College of Prosthodontists.

In addition to private practice, Dr. Stewart is on faculty with Newport Coast Oral Facial Institiute, a non-profit international teaching and research center. She is also on faculty at UCLA as an associate clinical professor in the department of removable prosthodontics.

Disclosure: Devin Stewart has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. John J Stropko

Dr. John J Stropko Dr. Stropko received his DDS from Indiana University in 1964. For the next 23 years, he maintained the private practice of Restorative Dentistry. Then in 1987, he was accepted into the Post-graduate Endodontic Program at Boston University, and received a Certificate for Endodontics, from Dr. Herbert Schilder. For the following 20 years, he enjoyed private practice, limited to Micro-Endodontics, and became an internationally recognized authority on both surgical and nonsurgical Micro-Endodontics.

Dr. Stropko has been a visiting clinical instructor at PERF; an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Boston University; an Assistant Professor of Graduate Clinical Endodontics at Loma Linda University; and was on the endodontic faculty at the Scottsdale Center of Dentistry, in Arizona, He is the inventor of the Stropko Irrigator, has published in numerous endodontic journals, is an internationally known speaker, and co-founder of Clinical Endodontic Seminars. His research on ?in-vivo root canal morphology?, was published in the Journal of Endodontics. Dr. Stropko has performed numerous live MicroEndodontic and MicroSurgical demonstrations, and authored the Micro-Surgical chapter in Dr. Arnaldo Castellucci?s latest textbook, ?Endodontics?.

Dr. Stropko and his wife, Barbara, currently reside in Prescott, Arizona. You may contact Dr. Stropko at [email protected]

Disclosure: John J Stropko has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Rod Tataryn

Dr. Rod Tataryn Dr. Rod Tataryn received his DDS degree in 1989 and his Master of Science degree in Endodontics in 1994 from Loma Linda University. In 1994 he established a private endodontic practice in Spokane, Washington where he continues to practice full-time. Dr. Tataryn has published scientific and clinical articles in the field of endodontics and has served on the Clinical Practice Committee for the American Association of Endodontists. Dr. Tataryn is a contributing author for two endodontic textbooks: Ingle's Sixth Edition of "Endodontics", and the Second Edition of "PDQ Endodontics".

Disclosure: Rod Tataryn has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Julian Webber

Dr. Julian Webber Director of the Harley Street Centre for Endodontics in London, England, a purpose built clinic and teaching centre devoted to endodontics
The first UK dentist to receive a Masters degree and a Certificate in Endodontics from a US university, Northwestern University in 1978
The editor of Endodontic Practice Journal with a worldwide distribution
Has lectured extensively at major conferences worldwide on rotary endodontics and retreatment. Presented many hands on courses to endodontists and general practitioners alike
Co Developer of Dentsply Maillefer new WaveOne reciprocating single file. A simplified method to shape canals.

Disclosure: Julian Webber has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. John West

Dr. John West Dr. John West is founder and director of the CENTER FOR ENDODONTICS? ?Pioneering New Possibilities in Endodontics? in Tacoma, Washington. He currently serves as a trustee of the American Association of Endodontists Foundation, has served on the Educational Affairs Committee and Committee on Dental Care and Clinical Practice for the AAE, and is an international lecturer and teacher.

Dr. West is a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and the International College of Dentists. Dr. West is an editorial board member of The Journal of Esthetic and Restorative Dentistry and scientific editor for Boston University?s Communiquè.

He is Affiliate Associate Professor at the University of Washington Graduate Endodontic Program and Clinical Instructor at Boston University, Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, where he received his MSD in endodontics as well as earning the 1995 Distinguished Alumni Award.

He is senior author of ?Cleaning and Shaping the Root Canal System? in Cohen and Burns? 1994 and 1998 Pathways of the Pulp, is a contributing author to the 1995 edition of Goldstein and Garber?s Complete Dental Bleaching, and co-authored "Obturation of the Radicular Space" with Dr. John Ingle, in Ingle?s 1994 and 2002 editions of Endodontics.

Dr. West has presented over 400 days of continuing endodontic education in North America and Europe. Dr. West continues to be recognized as one of the premier educators in clinical and comprehensive endodontics in the world today. Dr. West maintains a private practice in Tacoma, Washington.

Disclosure: John West has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Juergen Wettlauffer

Dr. Juergen Wettlauffer Juergen Wettlauffer received his dental degree from the University of Bonn, Germany. He maintains a private practice in Mainz, Germany focused on restorative and prosthetic dentistry enhanced with the microscope. He is specialized in endodontics and esthetic dentistry. He is a member of the German Society of Esthetic Dentistry, German Society of Periodontics, German Society of Microscope Dentistry, European Society of Microscope Dentistry, etc..

Juergen Wettlauffer is lecturing and publishing about rubberdam isolation, adhesive procedures in restorative dentistry, Micro-Dentistry.

Since many years he is responsible for public relations of the dental chamber. He is developing a new microscope specially designed for the needs of dentists. Juergen Wettlauffer is consulting a manufacturer of composites.

Disclosure: Juergen Wettlauffer has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Glen Williams

Dr. Glen Williams Dr. Glen Williams Graduate in Rio de Janeiro State University in 1997.
Specialist in Periodontics, Implant and Operative Dentistry.
Full time private practice in Oral Rehabilitation
He is Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Pos graduation Dental Implant Program in São Leopoldo Mandic University in Rio de Janeiro
He is Adjunct professor at Instituto de Microscopia Operatória in Porto Alegre ( www.institutomicro.com.br )
Vice-President of Brazilian Associate of Microscope Dentistry ABRAMO-RJ
Lectured in Nacional Congress in Implant, Periodontics and microscope.
Lecturing and giving training courses in Periodontics and microscope.
Active member of AMED, ITI and AAP.

Disclosure: Glen Williams has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Jean Wu

Dr. Jean Wu Dr. Jean Wu graduated with a Bachelor of Dental Science degree in 1990 and earned a Masters in Prosthodontics in 1994 from the University of Melbourne, Australia. She completed advanced training in Maxillofacial Prosthetics studying at the University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dr Wu maintained a full time Prosthodontic private practice in Australia, and was a Prosthodontist at the Royal Children?s Hospital of Melbourne. She was also a distinguished lecturer and clinical instructor at the University of Melbourne and past president of the Australian Prosthodontic Society.

After relocating to the United States in 1999, Dr. Wu earned a DDS at the University of Tennessee and was an instructor and lecturer in the Restorative Dentistry Department. She graduated from the University of Tennessee with highest honors and awarded membership of Omicron Kappa Upsilon and Richard Doggett Dean and Margarite Taylor Dean Honorary Odontological Society for her outstanding dental achievements.

Dr. Wu is a member of the American Dental Association, the California Dental Association and the Orange County Dental Society. She is on faculty with the Newport Coast Oral Facial Institute, a non-profit international teaching and research center. She is also actively involved with several research projects on dental implants and materials, and has published articles in several dental journals.

Disclosure: Jean Wu has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Hiroyasu, Yoshimatsu

Dr. Hiroyasu, Yoshimatsu 1994 graduated Nihon University School of Dentistry
2002 Private practice in Tokyo
Member of AMED
Japan Endodontic Association
The Academy of Clinical Dentistry
Japan Association of Microscopic Dentistry
Tokyo SJCD

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Academic Research Presentations

Dr. Hongsheng Liu

Boston University Dr. Hongsheng Liu was graduated from Peking University School of Stomatology in 1997 and became a faculty there. After practicing, doing research and teaching dentistry for over 8 years, he came to Boston University School of Dental Medicine to enhance his training in clinical skills and basic research. He finished postdoc training in oral biology in 2008, and got his DMD in 2010. Currently, he is doing his endodontic residency training in BU and will graduate from this program in 2012.

Disclosure: Hongsheng Liu has no relevant commercial relationships.

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Medical University of South Carolina Medical University of South Carolina

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Dr. Jakub Pelka

Albert Einstein Medical Center Dr. Jakub Pelka received his dental degree from the Jagiellonski University of Cracow, Poland in 2002. He stayed full time in private practice. After moving to the United States he obtained his DMD degree from University of Pennsylvania in 2008. Currently he is a second year endodontic resident at Albert Einstein Medical Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Disclosure: Jakub Pelka has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Boryana Stoyanova

Albert Einstein Medical Center 2008-present Albert Einstein Medical Center, Philadelphia- Endodontic resident
2008-2010 University of Pennsylvania- DMD
Private practice, Varna, Bulgaria
1997-2003 Medical University, Plovdiv, Bulgaria-DDS

Disclosure: Boryana Stoyanova has no relevant commercial relationships.

Dr. Laura Piroutek

Boston University

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Dr. Brian Habas

Saint Louis University Southern Illinois University Edwardsville 2001 (DMD)
Saint Louis University Endodontics 2009 (MS)

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Medical University of South Carolina Medical University of South Carolina

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Corporate Presentations

Dr. Dane Carlson

Dane Carlson With over 66 years of optical experience, Seiler Instrument is a worldwide leader in the field of Microscopy. We are constantly striving to improve on our already outstanding products.

Seiler released a new line of fully re-designed microscopes late last year with unprecedented success. Incorporating the key components of a superior dental operating microscope-Flawless fluid movement, all Apochromatic lens? and the brightest light source on the market.

Seiler continues to stay at the forefront of fine optics and stands behind their products with a lifetime warranty on the optics and mechanics.

Dr. Carl Zeiss Meditec

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Dr. BioClear

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Dr. Adriana McGregor

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