Dental Skills Institute

PelekanosDr. Stavros Pelekanos received his undergraduate degree in Dentistry (D.D.S.) in 1991 from the 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. Following his professional training, Dr. Pelekanos established a private practice in Athens, oriented towards prosthodontics, implantology and esthetic dentistry.

In 2002, he was appointed full-time Lecturer at the Department of Prosthodontics, Dental School, University of Athens, Greece, and in 2012 Assistant Professor in the same department. Since 2013 he is an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED). His professional affiliations include: The International College of Prosthodontics (ICP), European Prosthodontic Association (EPA), Greek Prosthodontic Association and many others. He is a faculty member of gIDE Institute (Global Institute of Dental Education, Los Angeles, California) and Dental Tribune (CME courses) lecturing internationally and performing hands on courses on implants, aesthetics and restorative procedures.

In 2008 and 2011, Dr. Pelekanos received second and first prize at the scientific award competition of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry held in Madrid, Spain and Istanbul, Turkey respectively. To date he has published over twenty articles in peer reviewed journals and 3 chapters in books.

CronshawDr Mark Cronshaw BSc (Hons), BDS, LDS RCS (Eng), M.Sc. Professor a.c. Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics, University of Genoa, Italy. Dr Mark Cronshaw trained at Guys Hospital in London. He graduated in 1981 with a degree in biomedical sciences before completing his dental studies in 1984. He is a private practitioner in Cowes, Isle of Wight.

Dr Cronshaw has used lasers in his daily clinical practice since 2005 and he maintains a busy private general practice in Cowes UK.  He was appointed a Professor a.c. at the University of Genoa in 2014 and he lectures on oral laser applications courses Worldwide. He was awarded the Fellowship of the World Class Laser Institute in 2009 and he is highly active in laser education as a trainer and lecturer.

In 2012 he was awarded the prestigious Fellowship award of the International Academy of Dento-Facial Esthetics. Dr Cronshaw is on the editorial peer review panel of the journal Lasers in Medical Science and is on the Board of Laser Education International.

Dr Cronshaw has written many articles on the clinical applications of lasers in dentistry and he is actively involved in continued research. He has co- authored a number of papers presented at the World Federation of Laser Dentistry in Paris (2014) and the Euro-perio meeting in London (2015). A peer reviewed retrospective study on peri-implantitis management was published in the British Dental Journal. More recently he co-authored a paper on the laser assisted management of adult chronic periodontal disease with Dr Al-Falaki and Dr Steven Parker. He is a contributing author to the most recent edition of the recent textbook on photo medicine “Atlas of Laser Therapy” which introduced the highly innovative Genoa flat top handpiece technique for predictable clinical outcomes in photobiomodulation. Also, Dr Cronshaw is a contributory author and wrote a chapter on the application of phototherapy to accelerate orthodontic tooth movement and alleviate pain in the new text “Lasers in Dentistry: Current Concepts”, editors Steven Parker and Don Coluzzi, published by Springer in October 2017. His clinical interests are in phototherapy, aesthetic dentistry, holistic dental care, minimally invasive dentistry as well as the application of laser therapy as an adjunct to tissue regeneration in periodontics and surgery. Dr Cronshaw is actively involved in clinical research into laser tissue interaction with regard to clinical phototherapy.

marcel wainwrightGraduated in Aachen (Germany) 1994, Doctor´s degree 1996. 1996-2015 Private Practices in Germany. 2015-2017 Director of Mirala Clinic, Holistic and biological dentistry in Stockholm-Sweden. Since 2018 Dentist Oral Surgeon in Zürich (Switzerland) and Düsseldorf (Germany). CEO of Kingsmen Group, Developer of own dental care line based on Hyaluronic Acid. Since 2009 Professor for Ultrasonic Surgery and Implantology at State University of Seville (Spain). Certified Implantologist (DGI), German President of DIFNE (Dental International Filler and Neurotoxin Education), Member of DGZI, AAID, ICOI, DGZMK 

Active member of the ESCD (European Society for Cosmetic Dentistry). Fellow of the IADFE (International Academy for Dental and Facial Esthetics, New York). Vice President of the IAUSI (International Academy for Ultrasonic Surgery and Implantology), TKW Research Group, Member of the German Dental Team for the Olympic Games 2008 in Beijing and 2012 in London. Gold Medal of the Ukrainian Association for Oral Maxillofacial Surgery.

International Speaker for implantology, ultrasonic surgery, cosmetic dentistry, intraoral application for hyaluronic acid and dermal fillers and neurotoxins for esthetic rehab. Co-inventor of the Intralift (ultrasonic minimal invasive crestal sinus lift) and numerous instruments. Visiting professor of various universities (Mahidol Bangkok, University of Dalian China, Guangzhou China, Chapel Hill USA, Leuven Belgium).

Author and Co-author of more than 60 publications and scientific papers and books, guest of numerous TV shows as a dental consultant.

BenedicentiProfessor Stefano Benedicenti is Associate Professor in Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics at the University of Genova (Italy). He is Dean of the laser department center of the University of Genova. Additionally, he is President of the European Master Course in “Laser Dentistry”. He is a Founding member of IAHT (International Academy of High Tech), Professor Benedicenti is an author and co-author of 80 publications in National and International journals and three books in the field of laser dentistry.

International Speaker for implantology, ultrasonic surgery, cosmetic dentistry, intraoral application for hyaluronic acid and dermal fillers and neurotoxins for esthetic rehab. Co-inventor of the Intralift (ultrasonic minimal invasive crestal sinus lift) and numerous instruments. Visiting professor of various universities (Mahidol Bangkok, University of Dalian China, Guangzhou China, Chapel Hill USA, Leuven Belgium).

Author and Co-author of more than 60 publications and scientific papers and books, guest of numerous TV shows as a dental consultant.

FManconiHe graduated in Dentistry in Genoa – Italy (Professor S. Benedicenti) with an experimental research about Er:YAG Laser effects on hard dental tissue. Contract Professor in Genoa – Italy, MASTER Laser Dentistry. Clinical Coordinator for Sixth Year, Dentistry Degree, Genoa University. Lecturer in National and International Congresses Worldwide about Laser Applications in Dentistry. Clinical Practice related to Applications of different Laser Wavelengths in Dentistry. Member of main Dental Syndicate (ANDI) in Italy. Sole Delegate for Dentistry, Young Section, Medical Professional Order, Genoa, Italy. Private Practice in Genoa, Italy.

PoliDr Riccardo Poli studied dentistry (DDS) at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of University of Turin, Italy, and graduated in 1993. Since 1995 he maintains a Private Practice in Turin, Italy. His main work regards therapies of Endodontics, Prosthetic Dentistry, Oral Surgery and Laser Dentistry. From 1990 Dr Poli attended many post University Courses (Endodontics, Periodontology, Medical Hypnosis, Conscious Sedation, Dental Management, Implantology, Prosthetic Dentistry, BLS, BLSD, PBLSD, ALS, LASER Dentistry…).

2006 – MASTER in NLP
2013-2014 – MSc in LASER Dentistry (University of Genoa, Italy)
2016 – Master in Legal and Forensic Dentistry (University G.Marconi, Rome Italy)

Speaker for University of Turin. From 2015 Member of Faculty of Medicine of Genoa, Italy (Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics). He is Contract Professor in Laser Dentistry (International Master in Laser Dentistry) at the University of Genoa, Italy. He published on several Italian and International scientific journals. In 2017 he was author of the chapter “Laser Assisted Restorative Dentistry - Hard Tissue: Carious Lesion Removal and Tooth Preparation" in the textbook “Lasers in Dentistry – Current Concepts” (Pub. Springer). Speaker in National and International Courses. He serves as referee in peer-reviewed dental journals worldwide.

ParkerDr Steven Parker studied dentistry at University College Hospital Medical School, University of London, UK and graduated in 1974. He maintained a Private Practice in Harrogate, UK from 1976-2017 and is Contract Professor (Professore a Contratto) in laser dentistry at the University of Genoa, Italy.
Dr Parker has been involved in the use of lasers in clinical dentistry since 1990. He is closely involved in the provision of education in laser use in dentistry. He served as President of the Academy of Laser Dentistry in 2005-2006.
In 2010, he was appointed Professore a contratto, Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics at the University of Genoa. He is International Coordinator and Lead Faculty of the Master of Science degree (Livello II) programme in laser dentistry at the University.
In 2017 he was co-Editor in Chief and co-author of the textbook “Lasers in Dentistry – Current Concepts” (Pub. Springer.). He provided editorial overview and chapter authorship to the 2017 book “Atlas of Laser Therapy – State of the Art”, Ed. Benedicenti A, Benedicenti S. Dr Parker has contributed chapters on aspects of laser use in dentistry in several text books and multi-media platforms. Additionally, he has received publication of over 40 peer-reviewed papers on the use of lasers in dentistry, including a series “The Use of Lasers in Dentistry” published in the British Dental Journal in 2007 and later as a textbook.
He was the dental consultant to the UK Medical Health Regulatory Agency (UK Dept. of Health) in the 2008 (Revised 2015) publication "Guidance on the Safe Use of Lasers, Intense Light Source Systems and LEDs in Medical Surgical Dental and Aesthetic Practices”.
He serves as associate-editor of the Journal of Lasers in Medical Science. In addition, he serves as referee for many peer-reviewed dental journals worldwide.


Well known speaker/trainer who has won a number of awards for leadership, education and development. A founder of the College of Public Speaking. Works as Education Director managing all aspects of course delivery and content. He is also one of the UK’s leading speech coaches and has worked with leaders across the spectrum of politics, industry, finance as well as featuring largely in a humanitarian role. In recent years he has delivered sessions for the Civil Service in Mauritius, various programs in Paris, Bangladesh and Asia Foundation. He has assisted the development of the TEDx Storytelling project in Bucharest. He has also been guest speaker at LSE, UCL, KCL and SOAS as well as the University of Malta. He is a regular contributor at St Mungo’s Recovery College.

Vince is always challenging himself to new and greater heights, just as he challenges his students to become the best version of themselves. In recent years, Vince has been the major contributor to the College of Public Speaking’s Diploma in Spoken Communication, a guest judge of the English-Speaking Union’s world student final 2010, and a national speech championship finalist. He is currently working on a world roll out of a speakers’ club model for a $1 billion consultancy in London.


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dr rino burkhardtRino Burkhardt graduated from the University of Zurich and received his doctorate from the Medical Faculty of the same University. He is an EFP (European Federation of Periodontology) certified specialist in periodontology and received his Masters degree from the Medical Faculty of the University of Berne (MAS in Periodontology).

Since 1996 he runs a private clinic in Zurich, limited to periodontology and implantology. Additionally, he is also an honorary professor at the University of Hong Kong and a senior lecturer at the University of Zurich. He is an active member of the Swiss Society of Periodontology (SSP), the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED), the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO), and Board member of the Swiss Society of Implantology (SGI).

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In 1977 graduate Dentistry on the University of Cologne (Germany). He obtained a degree in Oral Surgery from the University of Munich (Germany), where he continued his academic career with the title of Professor which he obtained in 1988. Since 1991, he has been associated with the Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main (Germany), where he has been Director of the Department of Oral Surgery since 1991 and where in 2009 he co-founded one of the most famous and top-level Master of Oral Implantology programs. 

Member of the Royal College of Surgeons (Faculty of General Practitioners, London, UK). 

In 2011 he received an honorary doctorate from NITTE University in Mangalore (India). 

Dr Henriette Lerner Specialist in oral surgery, focusing on implantology and aesthetics, in Baden Baden, Germany.

She is owner and director of the HL Dentclinic & Academy, an Academic Teaching and Research Institution of Johann Wolfgang Goethe - University Frankfurt am main, Germany).

She is an educator on the topics of in Implant dentistry, grafting techniques, digital technology as well as aesthetics on implants. 

She graduated in 1990 at University of Medicine, Faculty of Dentistry, Timisoara, Romania, and finished her surgical and implantological education in Germany and USA.

Lerner is:

  • Board Member and Expert of the DGOI (German Society of Oral Implantology), Member DGÄZ, (German Society of Esthetic dentistry), AACD, Diplomate ICOI,
  • editorial member of several german and international dental papers,
  • author of several professional articles, 
  • coauthor of 2 Books: „Esthetics in Dentistry" And „Implant Aesthetics“,
  • author the Book „Oral Implantology - Handbook for Patients" (German).

She contributed at the developement of 2 implant systems, dental Apps and surgical instruments. 

She speaks german, englisch, romanian, hungarian and basic russian, french and italian.

Motto: „ Aesthetics is a way of life“.

ENRIQUE RUNZERGraduated from the Faculty of Dentistry of the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in 2006. Postgraduate Course in Oral Implantology - Faculty of Dentistry of the Universidad Científica Del Sur (2007). Specialist in Oral Implantology - Faculty of Dentistry of the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (2009-2011). Participant of many courses and conferences e.g. Demonstrative & theoretical course: "Advanced Implantology and Periodontal Plastic Surgery". Dr. Takanori Suzuki.
Medical director - Oral Implantologist in Multident dental clinic - San Miguel. Oral Implantologist - Infinity Dental Clinic. Private consult: D32 Dental Clinic.

FERNANDO CLIVEGraduated from Dental Surgeon in Inca Garcilaso de la Vega University. Master's in Research and University Teaching Completed in 2012. Peruvian Dental Association Colegiado. Resident of "Oral Implantology" in Cientifica del sur University-Dental School from 2012 to 2014.
Participant of many courses and conferences e.g. „XXXV National Congress 62 Annual Meeting of the Peruvian Society of Dental Prosthesis and Maxillofacial”.
Medical director, clinician in the area of  Oral Implantology and Oral Surgery in ODENTPRO DENTAL CLINIC from August 2015 until today.

DANIEL OROZADental Surgeon, Periodontology – Implants. Graduated from Master Degree in Periodontology and Dental Implant Rehabilitation (Universidad San Martin de Porres) and Platelet-rich Fibrin in Odontology (Peruvian College of Odontology).
Employed in Clínica Dental INFINITY Center for Esthetic Dentistry Advanced Dental Learning - Barranco since March 2015 and in Coorporación EDENTS - Periodontics and Implants since March 2013.

Prof. dr Giulio Rasperini, DDS, PhDGraduated in dentistry. Specialized in Orthodontics. Active Member of the Italian Society of Periodontology (SIdP) and vice president (2016-17) and of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED), Full member of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (BAAD) and ITI Fellow.

Member of the Editorial Board of the Int J Perio Res Dent; ad hoc reviewer: J Dent Res, J Periodontol, J Clin Periodontol, Clin Oral Impl Res, Int Dent J, Quintessence Interational.

Author of several publications focused on Periodontology and Implantology. Citation Index (Google Scholar): over 2.000, H Factor: 26. Winner of few Awards for research focused on Periodontology and Implantology, among them: International Quintessence Publishing Award (Boston 2000 - 2004), Goldman (SIdP 1996 -2010), Clinical Research Award EAO (Glasgow 2010) e Earl Robinson Periodontal Regeneration Award (AAP Los Angeles 2012), Align Research Award (California 2013).

Ramfjord visiting Professor University of Michigan, MI, USA.

Professor in Periodontology, Dep. of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy.

Foundation IRCCS Ca’ Granda Polyclinic Milan, Italy

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Dr. Devorah Schwartz-Arad received her DMD and PhD degrees from the Faculty of Medicine Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. She is a specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and was the senior lecturer in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University until 2008.

Since 2016 Dr. Schwartz-Arad is a Research Professor of the "Pharmacological Research in Dentistry Group" at the Faculty of Dentistry, State University of Granada (Spain) and Visiting Professor, UCAM, Universidad Catolica De Murcia, Murcia, Spain.          

Dr. Schwartz-Arad’s research focuses on immediate dental implantation, bone augmentation procedures for dental implants, the influence of smoking on the success of dental implants, and the impact of anxiety on the recovery process of patients.

Dr. Schwartz-Arad is a member of the Specialty Examination Board for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, nominated by the Israel Dental Association Scientific Council, Israel. She is also an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED).

She is the author & the co-author of invited reviews, published numerous scientific articles and abstracts and has presented more than 100 papers at scientific meetings and international academic conferences in Israel, Europe and the United-States.

Dr. Schwartz-Arad has been awarded several academic and professional awards, including by the Israeli Academy of Sciences and the Israel Cancer Association.

Dr. Schwartz-Arad is the author and editor of the book "Ridge preservation & immediate implantation" published by Quintessence in 2012. Her newest book "Esthetics in Dentistry" was published in mid-2016 by Quintessence.

Dr. Schwartz-Arad is the owner and senior surgeon of Schwartz-Arad Day-Care Surgical Center, Maxillofacial Surgery, Advanced Implantology, Periodontology & Endodontology in Ramat-Hasharon, Israel. As part of her Continuous Education activities, she is the founder & manager of Conflict & Dialogue (NPO) Study Club.

Prof. dr hab. Tomasz KonopkaTomasz Konopka - born in Ostrów Wielkopolski in 1964. 1988 - he graduated summa cum laude from Wrocław Academy of Medicine, Medical Department, Stomatology Faculty, and joined the Non-Invasive Stomatology Section and Unit of Wrocław Academy of Medicine. 1993 - he became a consultant in periodontology and graduated from the PhD programme in medicine (doctoral thesis: Impact of surgical and pharmacological treatment on the activity of neutrophils in progressive periodontitis). Since 1995 - the Periodontics Unit of Wrocław Academy of Medicine. 1999 - he graduated from the postdoctoral programme at Szczecin Academy of Medicine (postdoctoral thesis: Role of cytokines, adhesive particles, heat shock proteins and immune response in periodontitis). Since 2014 - also at Medical University of Łódź. Since 2009 - professor titular and since 2012 full professor.

Since 2001 - editor of the Dental and Medical Problems quarterly. Member of scientific boards: Journal of Stomatology, Dental Forum, eDentico, Stomatologia estetyczna and Implantologia, Paradontologia, Osteologia (Ukraine). Former Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry of Wrocław Academy of Medicine (2005-2008) and Chairman of the Periodontology Section of the Polish Dentistry Association (PTS) (2000-2004). Since 2013 - member of the Medical Section of the Central Academic and Scientific Degrees and Titles Commission. He published 305 scientific papers and congressional reports. The publications’ focus: pathogenesis of periodontitis, connections between periodontitis and systemic diseases (periodontal medicine), diagnostics and epidemiology of periodontal diseases, periodontal treatment with a focus on mucous membrane and gums surgery, oral mucous membrane diseases - epidemiology, aetiology, clinical imaging and treatment. Thesis supervisor in doctoral degree procedures: 9 complete and 1 in progress, and supervisor of 14 periodontics specialists.

Hobby: Latin American literature and sports (active: skiing, fan: soccer).

Professor Tomasz Tomaszewski, MD, PhDGraduate of the Medical University of Lublin. Specialist in otolaryngology and maxillofacial surgery. Since 1995, Head of the Department and Clinic of Maxillofacial Surgery, Medical University of Lublin. Reviewer of numerous doctoral and post-doctoral dissertations. Author of numerous reviews for conferring the professorship title. Author and co-author of numerous scientific papers and convention announcements presented at national and international conferences, especially in the field of traumatology, maxillofacial surgery, surgical treatment of gnathic defects using piezoelectric surgery, distraction and modification of facial skeleton bone growth in children. In the years 2003-2005 Vice-President and Chairman of the Polish Association for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. In 2005, the organizer of the 5th Congress of this  Association. Currently member of the Polish Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Surgery, Oral Surgery and Implantology and European Association for Cranio-Maxillofacial Sugery.

Rafał Zagalak, MD PhDIn 1996 he obtained a degree in medicine and in 1999 in dentistry at the Poznań University of Medical Sciences. Actively working with the Department of Prosthodontics, he conducted research in the field of implant biomechanics, which culminated in a doctoral dissertation. In 2004 he was awarded the Rector of the Poznań University of Medical Sciences prize for scientific activity. He is the author of about 50 scientific publications in the field of implant dentistry and a member of scientific societies: OSIS, EDA and PSI. During the 15 years of cooperation with the Foundation of the Poznań University of Medical Sciences he held the medical director position responsible for research and development. Co-author of four Polish and European patents concerning implant applications. Owner of a private dental clinic Zagalak in Bydgoszcz. 

Dr Camilo LealDentist and maxillofacial surgeon at Universidad El Bosque. Head of the Maxillofacial Unit at the Santa Fe-Bogota hospital. MBA in Management Health Companies, INALDE.University of La Sabana (Universidad de la Sábana).Owner of a private practice specialising in implants, periodontology and maxillofacial surgery since 1999.

Dr Nestor PuertaDentist at Universidad Autonoma de Manizales. Specialises in periodontology and osteointegration at Universidad Cooperativa de Colombia. President of the Colombian Society of Periodontics (Eje Cafetero). Owner of a private practice specialising in implants, periodontology and maxillofacial surgery.

Dr Guillermo GraciaDentist and maxillofacial surgeon at the National University of Colombia (Universidad Nacional de Colombia). Member of the Colombian Association of Maxillofacial Surgery. Lecturer and head of the postgraduate maxillofacial surgery programme at the National University of Colombia.

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Professor Izabela Maciejewska has been employed in the Dept. of Prosthodontics of Medical University of Gdańsk, Poland right after graduation. In the next four years, after passing appropriate exams Professor Maciejewska became a specialist in the both general dentistry and dental prosthodontics.

From the very beginning of her professional life Professor. Maciejewska was involved in research that focused on a tooth development. Firstly, she investigated an impact of fluoride on a tooth bud development during the very early stages of odontogenesis. Professor Maciejewska specifically investigated the function of the noncollagenous proteins from the SIBLING family, which are the key regulators of the apatite crystal nucleation and dentin mineralization. For the appreciation of her interests she was the only Polish invited by Authorities of the American Association for Dental Research to participate in the First Sibling Research Gordon Conference which was held in Big Sky, MN, USA. Thereafter, Professor Maciejewska was invited to her sabbatical to Baylor College of Dentistry, Baylor Health Centrum, Dallas, TX, USA and Institute of Bioscience and Technology, Houston, TX, USA.

Since her come back to Poland Professor Maciejewska works as an Associate Professor in the Department of Dental Prosthodontics and Implantology, Medical University of Gdansk. In 2013 she was offered the additional position of the Medical Director in the Oral Health Center of Medical University of Gdańsk.

After winning the competition for two MNiSW grants Professor Maciejewska was profoundly involved in research on human dental pulp stem cells (DPSC) and stem cells from an apical papilla (SCAP), which potentially could be used for tissue regeneration and engineering. In collaboration with the Institute of Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering of PAN, Prof. Maciejewska was willing to implement a “DPSC-biomaterial”, which could replace the traditional dental fillings.

For her outstanding contribution to dental research Professor Maciejewska was frequently awarded by the Provost of the Medical University of Gdansk. She also received multiple awards and prices from the International Association for Dental Research. She published over 80 manuscripts in the most prestigious dental journals i.e. Journal of Dental Research, Journal of Dentistry, Archives of Oral Biology, European Journal of Oral Sciences, Stem Cells Research Reports & Review. Professor Maciejewska is also either a member of the Editorial Board or a reviewer of these journals.


Dr Julio GarzónDentist at Universidad el Bosque. Postgraduate studies in periodontology and prosthodontics at Universidad CES Medellín – Colombia. Training in implantology at Loma Linda University, CA (USA). Diploma in Dental Implantology and Soft Tissue Management at UCLA and GIDE Institute. Los Angeles, CA (USA).

Dr Pierluigi Gallo del ValleDentist at Universidad Metropolitana de Barranquilla. Periodontologist at Universidad Latinoamericana de México. Lecturer at Postgraduate Periodontology studies at Universidad San Martín, Barranquilla. Owner of a private practice specialising in implants and maxillofacial surgery.

Andrzej Szwarczyński, MSc, MD, PhD Specialises in maxillofacial surgery, co-owner and head of the  implantology practice ASKODENT in Poznań. Author and co-author of several dozens of academic publications on maxillar surgery and implantology in Polish and foreign journals. Graduated from Implantology Curriculum and Master of Science in Oral Implantology at Goethe University in Frankfurt a. Main. Participated in numerous congresses and trainings. Within the Polish Society of Implantology (PSI), he is responsible for co-running the theoretical and practical part of Implantology Curriculum and assessing practical exams. Active member of the Polish Society of Implantology (PSI), International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI), Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Orale Implantologie (DGOI), Polish Association of Dental Implantology and European Association of Dental Implantology (OSIS-EDI), European Association for Cranio-Maxillo-Facial Surgery (EACMFS).

Agnieszka Laskus, MSc, MD, PhD A dentist with 20 years of experience who specialises in periodontology and dental implantology.

Graduated from the Medical University of Warsaw and in 2001 defended her PhD thesis with distinction. She was one of the first persons in Poland to be awarded the prestigious title of Master of Oral Implantology in May, 2012, upon graduating postgraduate studies in Implantology at the Department of Medicine, Goethe University Frankfurt. Her further training featured numerous workshops and internships, including the University of California, Los Angeles, in Gothenburg and Bern.

She authored more than 100 publications and scientific presentations, including several foreign ones. For five years, she has been the head of the academic club for dentistry students at the Medical University of Warsaw and has received the Scientific Rector’s Award for her activity. Currently, she is actively engaged in training dentists in implantology and mucogingival surgery.

Dr Laskus is willing to share her experience with the medical community. She is a member of the American Academy of Periodontology, European Association of Osseointegration, Polish Association of Dental Implantology, Polish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry and International Team of Implantology.

Dr Agnieszka Laskus is the co-founder and co-creator of Trio-Dent Clinic, a private dental clinic where she has worked for 18 years. Within the business, dr Laskus initiated free of charge dental assistance to single mothers houses in Warsaw in 2005 by engaging into the programme “Uśmiechnij się mamo!” (“Smile, Mom!”) of Fundacja Świętego Mikołaja (Santa Claus Foundation).

In 2012, she was one of the founders and sponsors of Dr Laskus Foundation, the heart of which is education and oral cavity protection. Dr Laskus enjoys contemporary literature, in particular English and Polish poetry. She likes classical music and the works of Italian, Spanish, French and Dutch painters. She practices Hatha yoga.

Laura Grzegółkowska, certified dental hygienist Graduated from 3rd Medical Vocational School in Warsaw where she received her Dental Hygienist Diploma with distinction in 2004. When she was still a student, she started cooperating with the Dental and Implantology Smile Center Practice in Łomianki and Cosmetic Dentistry and Implantology Clinic Impladent in Warsaw where she honed her skills under the supervision of doctor Dariusz Niesiobędzki both as a hygienist and implantology assistant.

In 2006, she commenced studies at the Medical University of Warsaw at the Public Health Division with a specialty in Dental Hygiene. She graduated in 2010 and her bachelor’s degree thesis was entitled “The role of dental hygienist in preventing post-surgical complications in implantology treatment.”

Together with Dariusz Niesiobędzki, she conducts courses for doctors and implantology assistants on preparing the surgical room for procedures and an active assistance during implantology procedures.

Karolina Mazurek, MD, PhD A graduate from the Warsaw Medical University, where in 2012, in the Department of Prosthodontics, she defended her doctoral thesis “The study of the strength of the adhesive bonding of veneer ceramic materials to tooth hard tissue”. She graduated also in Postgraduate Studies in Management of Health Care Facilities at the Warsaw School of Economics. Since 2008 associated professionally with the Department of Prosthodontics of Institute of Dentistry at Warsaw Medical University. Author of numerous works and articles.