Dr. Catherine Yang

International Speaker | Author of S.T.E.P. on Fear, Australia

Every step of Dr Catherine Yang’s journey to becoming a dentist is an inspiring one. Completing high school in just three years, Catherine was admitted into dentistry with USyd Alumni Scholarship and finished her BDS with a First Prize GC Australia Research Award. Catherine, who has worked as a high-performing associate dentist for 14 years and is now a practice owner, has firsthand experience of challenges of life as a dentist, both professionally and personally. Her passion now is helping people by sharing her success through “S.T.E.P. on Fear”.

S.T.E.P. on Fear - Create smile impacts more than just the numbers

Dr. Sargon Lazarof

The Creator of the Immediate Load (Ultratooth) Implant | USA

Dr. Sargon Lazarof graduated as a Doctor of Dental Surgery (with Honors) in 1986 from the University of Southern California (USC) School of Dentistry. His postgraduate studies involve the Study of Disease of the Temporomandibular Joint at the TMJ Research Foundation. As well as being a past clinical professor at USC’s School of Dentistry, Dr. Sargon Lazarof is the inventor/developer of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) first approved immediate load implant, which has been described in the industry as the “first major innovation in dental implantology since the early work of P.I. Branemark.” In 1991 he wrote a paper that first coined the term “immediate load” and described it as full function at the time of placement. A few years later in 1998 his book was published “The Immediate Load Implant System, Esthetic Dentistry for the 21st Century,” by Quintessence Publishing Co., Ltd.

In addition to being a fellow of the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics, he maintains a full-time practice in implantology and is the Founder of the Sargon Dental & Implant Institute located in Encino, California, USA, where doctors come and train in both basic and advanced implantology.

The ULTRATOOTH Immediate Tooth Replacement System

Mrs. Batya Comunale

Visionary Founder and CEO of Social Connect | USA

Batya Comunale – Renowned National Speaker, Social Media Expert and Visionary Founder and CEO of Social Connect, a company that builds people online and gives them presence. Her proprietary Social Connect Social Media Program is a unique and personalized system designed for the client to assist with their needs and execute a comprehensive and coordinated plan to build the owner(s) and the business’ social media presence on numerous social media outlets.

Batya’s wisdom is best demonstrated by her stream of success stories with some the biggest names in the industry. Her accolades number in the hundreds with the most recent achievements being named one of Distinctive women 2016, Distinctive women 2017, Leadership CollierTM Class of 2017, Distinguished Entrepreneur Nominee of SWFL 2017. She supports local and national charities and has delivered seminars to tens of thousands of dentists and entrepreneurs nationwide. Her approach is direct, and her events are powerful, providing cutting-edge fundamentals and solutions to help control and expand your business.

Social Media 101 for General Practice Dentists

Dr. Maria Csillag

Aesthetic and Smylist Specialist | Hungary

Dr. Maria Csillag graduated as a dentist from Semmelwes University, Facutly of Dentistry, Hungary in 1998. She continued her masters education in Doctoral Sciences and completed her dissertation on “Normal and pathological circulaion of marginal gingiva and the pulp” at Doktori Iskola in Hungary. She also took post doc training in conjunction with Robert Franklin University in Germany and the Bergen University in Norway from 1999 to 2003. She has her professional degree and post doc certifications from Hungary (summa cum laude). She has worked at the Semmelweis University and is now a mandatory lecturer and researcher with the university.

She started her private practice in 2004 and is an Aesthetic and Smylist specialist in Budapest, Hungary. In 2008 she established Smylist Ltd is a the owner and Managing Director of Smylist. She has pubished a number of papers during and subsequent to her post doc training in various scientific journals. She is the creator of the Smylist concept and also the creator of the Smylist Aesthetic Software. She is a world-renowned speaker and training in the aesthetic and functional dentistry. She has lectured around the globe in close to 25 countries and conducted numerous workshops on the Smylist concept.
She has focussed extensively on the Smylist concept and has evolved to as a complete system for rehabilitating the dentition and correcting body balances and numerous associated medical problems with dental correction. She continues to publish articles on the Smylist concept in numerous dental publications.

Full mouth rehabilitations in four visits - The Smylist way

Prof. Dr. Maia Jikia

Head of Scientific Research Division – The University of Georgia | Georgia

Prof. Dr. Maia earned a B.S. degree in Dentistry with distinction from Tbilisi Medical Academy in 2001 and her Ph.D. in 2006. Served as Head of Georgian English Dental Clinic of David Agmashenebeli University of Georgia in 2003-2019. Many years of experience in practicing practical, scientific work, leadership and general management in dentistry. Organizer of many international medical conferences and dental meetings in Georgia. Now she become the Head of Scientific Research Division and head of Therapeutic Department of Dentistry Department

The mechanisms of blood supply of oral cavity and nose mucus

Dr. Maka Sabashvili

The University of Georgia | Georgia

Dr. Maka Sabashvili received a diploma in Dentistry, certified Dentist in 2008. She is a head of rotational learning at the Department of Dentistry of the University of Georgia. She has written many scientific articles. Has 10 years practical experience in dentistry field. She is an active PhD student of Public Health at University of Georgia. Organized many scientific and international conferences. She has participated in scientific research of dental department of the University of Georgia.

Oral Health Status of Children with Autistic Spectrum Disorder

Prof. Dr. Hans Ulrik Paulsen

International Speaker | Denmark

Dr. Hans Ulrik Paulsen Graduated at Dentistry, Royal Dental College, Copenhagen, Denmark in 1965 and completed the Orthodontic specialist program at Copenhagen University, Denmark in 1971 (Björk). He practiced at Municipal Dental Health Service, Department of Orthodontics, in Denmark. He has studied at Harvard University, Department of Orthodontics and Forsythe Institute (Moorrees), Boston, USA. He has been Visiting professor at University of Illinois (Evans), Chicago, USA, also Associated professor at Royal Dental College, Department of Orthodontics (Melsen), Aarhus, Denmark and Visiting professor at Karolinska Institut, Department of Orthodontics (Huggare), Stockholm, Sweden. He received SIDO World Award in 1991, SIDO Poster Award in 1995, SIDO Clinical Lecture Award in 1999, all degrees from Italy, and Moyers Symposium (McNamara) in 2004, University of Michigan, USA. His Scandinavian research degree, Odont Dr. (Premolar autotransplantation in Orthodontic Treatment) was received in 1999 from Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

Auto transplantation of premolars: Essentials – long term evaluation

Dr. Aladin Sabbagh

Top Orthodontist Awardee, Focus Magazine | Germany

Dr. Aladin Sabbagh has completed his post graduated in Orthodontics from University of Kiel, Germany. He is an Honor Professor, received various awards for international outstanding merits in several countries. He is Member of the Editorial Board of Quintessenz publishing, IOS & AEO Prag.

Dr. Aladin is Lecturer at the European academy of dental education in Nuremberg, and several national & international universities and associations. He received Top Orthodontist Award (Focus Magazine, Germany 2012-2019).

Advanced Interdisciplinary occlusal rehabilitation

Dr. Andrea Conigliaro

Official Invisalign Clinical Speaker | Italy

Dr. Andrea Conigliaro graduated in 2012, obtaining his Medicine degree from the faculty of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Catania, with a final work in Maxillofacial Surgery. Then he moved to Madrid where he graduated in Dentistry and Dental Prostesis at the Universidad Europea de Madrid, with a final work in Orthodontics, in 2015. While there, he attended the Orthodontic Master of the above mentioned University. He came back to Italy and he attended first the Postgraduate Course in Oral Surgery, at Dental School in Turin, then the Master in Orthodontics at the University of Palermo. Is an official Invisalign Clinical Speaker.

Dr. Conigliaro is a member of SIDO, SEDA, SIALIGN, ANDI and AIO. He is an expert in Invisalign technique, he achieved the Italian Board of Orthodontic Aligners (IBOA) Certificate and he exclusively deals with Orthodontics, both in children and in adults.

Complex cases and clear aligners: new frontiers of orthodontic therapy “Transposed Maxillary Canine and Lateral Incisor treatment: an orthodontic option by using Invisalign”

Ms. Claire Louise Berry

Key Opinion Leader – Oral B | EMS/Swiss Dental Academy | United Kingdom

Claire Berry trained to be a dental hygienist whilst serving in the Army in 2009. She is now a key opinion leader and digital opinion leader for Oral B, a Swiss Dental Academy Trainer for EMS, an ambassador for Boutique Whitening and an ambassador for the BSDHT. She has published countless articles in dental journals and publications.

Guided Biofilm Therapy to treat periodontitis

Dr. Mohamed Saad El Hachemi

International Microscopic Dental Club | Algeria

Dr. Mohamed Saad El Hachemi graduated from Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Oran (Algeria) and graduated in Biomechanics and Oral Implantology from Troyes University. He maintains his private practice in Oran. His clinical practice is limited to Aesthetics Dentistry, Micro Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, Endodontics and Implantology. Dr. Mohamed Saad is a Gold Member of the International Microscopic Dental Club and Founding Member of the Dental Study Club Oran

Microscope and precision in aesthetic restoration

Dr. Ruzin Ivan

Specialist – Direct Restoration | Russia

Dr. Ruzin Ivan is from Moscow, Russia. He completed his graduation from Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry. He had a special award on Restorative Global Clinical Case Contest (GCCC 2019), Dentsply Sirona in June 2019. The direct tooth restoration is the main stream of his professional practice. Dr. Ivan conducted many courses and training about direct tooth restoration.

Direct Restoration: The way of artist

Dr. Sadia Ahmadi

Universiti Teknologi MARA | Malaysia

Dr. Sadia Ahmadi graduated as a dentist at Kabul University of Medical Science (KUMs) in 2012 from Afghanistan and now lectures there. Before graduation, she worked as a dental assistant in a private clinic during house job and have been doing a part-time job in Roshan Clinic for 5 years. After 3 years of working in KUMs, Dr. Sadia got a scholarship and now she is a master student of University Technology Mara (Uitm), Malaysia. Besides that, she attained four exchange programs (Implantology, Endodontics, Teaching Methodology, and Orthodontics) at Manipal University in 2018.

Effectiveness of miswak extract on dental implant associated with peri-implant disease: A clinical and in vitro study

Dr. Tamana Sazgar

Universiti Teknologi MARA | Malaysia

Dr. Tamana Sazgar studied dentistry at Kabul University of Medical Sciences (KUMS) in Kabul, Afghanistan. She is a junior lecturer at the Orthodontic department of Kabul University of Medical Sciences. Besides, she worked as an orthodontist at Fekrat Dental Centre for four years. She has been studying the Master of Dental Science program at University Technology Mara in Malaysia since March 2019. Dr. Tamana attended two short exchange programs of KUMS and Manipal Academy of Higher Education (Endodontics in April and Teaching methodology & Orthodontics in August 2018) in India. She also attended several research conferences at University Technology Mara, Malaysia

Geometric morphometrics analysis of hard tissue and soft tissue in different skeletal patterns