Emerging Implant, Esthetic & Digital Treatment Protocols & Techniques

Join us Sept 18 – 22, 2023 in Santa Monica for 5 days of scientific and clinical highlights on advanced implant and esthetic dentistry, featuring the world’s best experts and educators. Each day is curated to ensure you come away with a maximum learning experience. Network with a diverse, friendly, and passionate group of participants from around the world.


Dr Sascha Jovanovic

Periodontist & Program Chair, Los Angeles

Dr. Sascha A. Jovanovic is considered a global expert in Implant Dentistry and one of the founders of guided bone regeneration (GBR) and Esthetic Implant Surgery with over 80 scientific publications, book chapters and one text book. He presents and teaches his implant protocols globally and is Academic Chair of the gIDE Institute, Assistant Professor of Loma Linda University, Past-President of the European Association of Osseointegration (EAO), and Past-Co-Director of the UCLA Dental Implant Center. He specialized in periodontics at UCLA School of Dentistry; in Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University and in Prosthodontics at University of Aachen, Germany and holds a Master of Sciences degree in Oral Biology from UCLA. His multidisciplinary dental practice is based in Santa Monica, California.

Dr Egon Euwe

General Dentist, Milan, Italy

Dr. Euwe obtained his degree at the University of Utrecht (Holland). He studied under Dr. Sascha Jovanovic at UCLA from 1992 to 1996 and conducted clinical research on the resorption of newly formed bone at the University of Milan. Dr. Euwe maintains a private practice focusing on periodontics and oral implantology. He lectures extensively in Italy and abroad on advanced implantology.

dr francesco mintrone

Prosthodontist, Modena, Italy

Dr. Francesco Mintrone began his career as a dental technician and in particular, as a ceramist. Following his Degree in Dentistry with a prize at the University of Modena, Italy, he began to improve his knowledge in prosthetic dentistry and implant surgery. He is an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED) and has his own dental practice, specializing in Prosthodontics and Esthetic Dentistry. Dr. Mintrone is an award-winning published clinician. He is invited to lecture globally due to his recognized expertise.

Prof Massimo Simion

Oral Surgeon, Milan, Italy

Prof Simion has a Degree of Medicine and Dentistry from the University of Milan. Consultant Professor at the University of Parma and Founder of the Italian Society of Osseointegration. Member of the Board of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) since 1998. President of the EAO for the year 2001-2003. He works half time in his private practice, limited to periodontics and implant surgery, and half time professor at the University of Milan, department of periodontology and implant therapy. He published several key papers in the field of GBR and is an international lecturer on the topic of osseointegration and guided bone regeneration.

Dr Giacomo Fabbri

Prosthodontist, Cattolica, Italy

Dr Giacomo Fabbri graduated with honours in dentistry and prosthodontics at the University of Pavia. He graduated from several postgraduate training programs and the Master Program in Fixed Prosthodontics by Dr. Mauro Fradeani. He has published several international articles in peer-reviewed journals with focus on prosthetics and restorative dentistry. Dr Fabbri lectures in Italy and abroad on topics related to fixed prosthodontics and implant prosthodontics. He collaborates with the University of Naples (Prof. F. Zarone) and the University of Siena (Prof. M. Ferrari) on research protocols in the field of materials on natural teeth and implants.


Prosthodontist, Park City, Utah

Dr. McLaren is a Prosthodontist and Master Dental Ceramist. Dr McLaren is a retired Professor from both UCLA and UAB School of Dentistry. He was the founder and first director of the Post Graduate Esthetic Dentistry at the UCLA School of Dentistry. He was the director of the UCLA Center for Esthetic Dentistry, a full-time didactic and clinical program for graduate dentists. He was also the founder and director of the UCLA/LACC Master Dental Ceramist program.
Dr. McLaren currently is the CEO of ArtOral America a private teaching institute based in Park City Utah, he maintains a private practice limited to prosthodontics and esthetic dentistry in which he did all of his own ceramics.

Dr Yusuke Hamada

Periodontist and UCLA Periodontal Program Director, Los Angeles, CA

Yusuke Hamada DDS, MSD graduated from Kyushu Dental University, obtained DDS. He completed his periodontal program at Indiana University School of Dentistry and received MSD and certificate of Periodontics. He served as a clinical assistant professor at Indiana University School of Dentistry for pre- and post-graduate levels. In addition, he was a program director at Advanced Education of Graduate Periodontics at Indiana University.

Dr Stavros pelekanos

Prosthodontist, Athens, Greece

Dr Stavros Pelekanos graduated School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in Greece and received Doctoral promotion Dept. of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany. He was a clinical instructor, Dept. of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens from 1994-2001. He has published many scientific articles and abstracts, 1 chapter in a book, and received 2nd prize at the scientific award competition of the EAED in Madrid, Spain, 2008.

Dr. Pelekanos is in private practice in Athens with emphasis on prosthodontics, esthetic dentistry, pre-prosthetic periodontology and implantology. He is Asst. Professor, Dept. of Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry, National and Kapodistrian University, Athens.

Dr Wael Att

Prosthodontist, Boston, MA

Digital dentistry and advances in Artificial Intelligence

Dr. Att is a professor and Chair 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 is board-certified prosthodontist from the German Society of Prosthodontics and Biomaterials (DGPro) since 2004 and an active member of multiple professional organizations, including the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED), International Academy of Digital Dental Medicine, International College of Prosthodontists, Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics and others. He serves as President of the International Academy for Digital Dental Medicine (IADDM), Past-President of the Prosthodontics Group of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR) as well as President of the Arabian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (ARAED).

Dr Panos Papaspyridakos

Prosthodontist, Boston, MA

The RevEx Reverse scanning technique for Full Arch Implant Solutions

Dr. Panos Papaspyridakos serves as an Associate Professor of Postgraduate Prosthodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and as an adjunct Associate Professor of Prosthodontics at the University of Rochester Eastman Institute for Oral Health, and he maintains a private practice limited to Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry in Boston MA. Dr. Papaspyridakos has published more than 100 articles and abstracts in international peer-reviewed journals, while he serves as reviewer for several dental journals. His innovative clinical implant research is widely cited and has received international acclaim with educational awards. He is a fellow of the International Team of Implantology (ITI) and the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (GNYAP) and he lectures extensively on dental implants and esthetics in national and international dental meetings.

Dr Craig Mallorie

Oral Surgeon, South Wales, UK

Dr. Craig Mallorie is a notable dental surgeon who has worked around the world. As an undergraduate, he received the Oral Surgery Prize and then completed further study at the Royal College of Surgeons, London. He has held previous implants and oral surgery positions in Cardiff, London, USA and Australia. He has also held posts as an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Senior House Officer in Wales for several years.

Dr Thomas L Stone

Oral, Maxillofacial Surgeon, Denver, CO

Immediate molar extraction and immediate implant placement: when, where and which protocol?

Dr. Stone received his dental degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and his medical degree and oral and maxillofacial surgery certificate from the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Stone completed his general surgery internship and oral surgery residency at Parkland Memorial Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, and a member of the Academy of Osseointegration. Dr. Stone has been practicing in the Denver area for more than 15 years, specializing in oral surgery and the placement of dental implants. In addition, he lectures nationally and internationally on dental implants.

Dr Waldemar Polido

Oral, Maxillofacial Surgeon, Indianapolis, IN

Treatment planing, digital workflow and Surgical considerations for Tissue Level Implants from Single Tooth to Full Arch

Clinical Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Co-Director, Center for Implant, Esthetic and Innovative Dentistry, Indiana University School of Dentistry
MS and PhD degrees from the PUCRS School of Dentistry, Porto Alegre, RS, Brasil
Residency in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, TX
ITI Fellow, AOCMF, IAOMS and AAOMS Member
Certified and Fellow of the International Board for Certification of Specialists in OMFS 


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