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Takahiro Ogawa

Takahiro Ogawa

Professor of Advanced Prosthetics Course in the Weintraub Center, UCLA School of Dentistry (tenure position)
Director of the Ogawa Laboratory for Bone & Implant Sciences (LBIS)

Academic and Career Background

1965 Born in Nagasaki
1990 Graduated from Faculty of Dental Science in Kyushu University
1994 Graduated from Doctoral program
1995 Assistant for The Second Prosthetics Course in Faculty of Dental Science in Kyushu University
1998 Worked in U.S. as a foreign research associate for The Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture
2002 Assistant Professor in School of Dentistry in UCLA
2004 Completed a resident program of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
2004 California State Dental Qualification
2005 Associate Professor in School of Dentistry in UCLA

Received many academic research awards from AP, ACP, ICMP, AO, ASGD, IADR. Published many research papers related to implant biology, bone molecule biology, biomaterial science (more than 180 published papers including 70 original articles).
Granted more than 10 patents related to in-bone implant surface and bone regeneration biomaterial.
President of IADR.

Hidetada Moroi

Hidetada Moroi

Academic and Career Background

1990 Graduated from Osaka Dental University
1995 Graduated from graduate program of Periodontology, School of Dental Medicine in Tufts University
1995〜1996 Completed an intern program in 3i Implant Innovations, Inc.
1998 Acquired U.S. Dental Qualification and started own practice in Boston, Massachusetts
2001 Clinical Assistant Professor in School of Dental Medicine in Tufts University
American Academy of Periodontology (Certified dentist)

Dr. Maurice A. Salama

Dr. Maurice A. Salama

Academic and Career Background

Dr. Maurice A. Salama completed his undergraduate studies at the State University of New York at Binghamton in 1985, where he received his BS in Biology. Dr. Salama received his DMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, where he later received his dual specialty certification in Orthodontics and Periodontics, as well as implant training at the Branemark Center at Penn.
Dr. Salama is currently on the faculties of the University of Pennsylvania and the Medical College of Georgia as Clinical Assistant Professor of Periodontics.

Katsunori Horiuchi

Katsunori Horiuchi

Academic and Career Background

1981 Graduated from Osaka Dental University
1981 Started working at dental surgery in Nara Medical University
1984 Assistant
1992 Lecturer
1992 Associate Professor
1999 Left the post
1999 Vice Director in Nakaya Dental Clinic
2003 Scientific Advisor & Clinical Consultant,Nobel Biocare Japan
2005 Clinical Professor in Osaka Dental University
2007 Adjunct Faculty at Oral Surgery of School of Dentistry in Nagasaki University
2009 Director in Nakaya Dental Clinic

Affiliated Societies

Japanese Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (Advisory Dentist, Special Dentist)
Japan Dental Society of Anesthesiology (Certified Dentist)
The Japanese Society of Jaw Deformities
Japanese Society of Oral Implantology
Academy of Osseointegration (Active member)
European Association for Osseointegration
International Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons

Masahiro Yamada

Masahiro Yamada

Academic and Career Background

1977 Born in Shizuoka
2002 Graduated from School of Dentistry in Hiroshima University
2006 Graduated from Doctoral Program of Dental Medicine Total Research (Implant Oral Regenerative Medical Course) in Tokyo Medical and Dental University
2006 Visiting fellow of the Ogawa Laboratory for Bone & Sciences (LBIS), The Weintraub Center
2009 Assistant professor for Denture Prosthetic Course in Tokyo Dental University

1-2-2 Masago Mihama Ward, Chiba City, Chiba / ZIP:261-8502
Denture Prosthetic Course in Tokyo Dental University
Tel:043-270-3933 Fax:043-270-3935
masayamada@tdc.ac.jp

Dr. Ueli Grunder

Dr. Ueli Grunder

Dr. Ueli Grunder received his DMD degree from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, in 1982. His post-graduate education in advanced fixed prosthodontics also came from the University of Zurich, where he is senior lecturer since 1987. He maintains a private practice since 1989 in Zollikon-Zurich together with Dr. Gaberthuel and has published numerous papers and extensively lectured nationally and internationally on the surgical and prosthetic aspects of implant dentistry.

Dr. Grunder is Past-president of the Swiss Society of Oral Implantology (SSOI) and Past-President of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED).

Christian Coachman

Christian Coachman

Dr. Christian Coachman graduated in Dentistry at the University of Sao Paulo/Brazil in 2002 and in Dental Technology in 1995. He is a member of the Brazilian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
Moreover, Dr. Coachman attended the Ceramic Specialization Program instructed by Dr. Dario Adolfi at the Ceramoart Training Centre, where he also became an instructor.
In 1996, he opened his own laboratory. In addition, he worked as a technical consultant of Creation, Willi Geller Ceramics.
In 2004, Dr. Coachman was invited by Dr. Goldstein, Garber, and Salama, of Team Atlanta, to become Head Ceramist of their laboratory, a position he held for over 4 years.
Dr. Coachman has been working with many leading dentists around the world as Dr. Eric Van Dooren (Belgium), Galip Gurel (Turkey),Mauro Fradeani (Italy), Nitzan Bichacho (Israel), Giano and Andrea Ricci (Italy) and Marcelo Calamita(Brazil).
Currently he is the scientific coodinator of the e-learning website and works as a consultant for Dental companies and office developing products and implementing concepts and has lectured and published internationally in the fields of esthetic dentistry,dental photography,oral rehabilitation, dental ceramics and implants.

Barcelona Osseointegration Research Group(BORG)

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Dr.Francesco Amato

Dr.Francesco Amato

Dr. Francesco Amato has completed his MD degree at the University of Catania,Italy,1991;has completed a one year full time Advanced Program for International Dentists in Periodontics at New York University College of Dentistry,1993-1995;
has completed a two years full time Advanced Program for International Dentists in Implant Dentistry at New York University College og Dentistry,1993-1995;
has completed his continuing Education Program in Implant Dentistry at New York University College og Dentistry,1994-1995;.
has completed his Ph.D. Biophaemaceutical Microbiology at the University of Catania,Italy,1994-1997;
has published various articles in international journals;
is a lecture in National and International Conferences and Courses;
is a Dentist in Private Practice spresialized in Oral Surgery, Periodontics,Implant Dentistry in Catania,Italy.

1. Implant Site Development by Orthodontic Forced Extraction: A preliminary study. Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 2012;27:411-420
2. Rapid Orthodontic Treatment after the Ridge-Splitting Tecnique- A Combined Surgical-Orthodontic Approach for Implant Site Development: Case Report. Int J Periodontics Restorative Dent 2012;32:395-402
3. The guided soft and hard tissue preparation 1 : A Novel - Technique for Crown Lengthening Procedure, a case series. American J Esthet Dent (to be published spring 2013)
4. Clinical Case Report:Overdenture a carico immediate mediante utilizzo di impianti a diametro ridotto con la nuova sistematica LODI.
Implant Journal, Maggio 2013.

Dr.Pierpaolo Cortellini

Dr. Pierpaolo Cortellini

Dr. Pierpaolo Cortellini received his MD from the University of Florence and his speciality in dentistry from the University of Siena (Italy). Formerly teacher of periodontology at the Eastman Dental College, London UK, and at the dept. of periodontology of Berne, CH. Dr Cortellini is currently Secretery of the Accademia Toscana di Ricerca Odontostomatologica (ATRO), Firenze Italy, and founding member of ERGOPERIO.
He is active member and Past President of the Italian Society of Periodontology, Past President of the European Federation of Periodontology, Scientific Chairman of Europerio 6. He runs a private practice in Florence (Italy), with services limited to periodontics. Dr. Cortellini is involved in clinical research in periodontology since 1982, with special emphasis to periodontal regeneration, aesthetics, and diagnosis.
Dr. Cortellini lectures extensively on a national and international level, and is the author of more than 100 original publications in scientific journals.

Dr. Arturo Imbelloni C.V.

Dr. Pierpaolo Cortellini

1991 D.M.D. Graduated in Dentistry with honors at the “Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy
1995 C.A.G.S. Received his Graduate Specialty Certification in Prosthodontics from the Boston University School of Dental Medicine, U.S.A.
1997 C.A.G.S. Received his Graduate Specialty Certification in Periodontology from the Boston University School of Dental Medicine, U.S.A.
2011 Professor at the Master of Periodontology of the “Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy
2013 Editorial Board of “Annali Italiani di Chirurgia” (Italian Journal of Surgery)
2015 Active Member of the E.A.E.D. European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry
Dr. Imbelloni lectures nationally and internationally on Prosthodontics, Periodontology, Implantology, and Esthetics.