Friday, May 10, 2019
"CONTEMPORARY TECHNIQUES IN ORAL REHABILITATION"
Get ready for a fun-packed day with these astounding speakers.
Adam Hamilton BDSc, DCD
Adam Hamilton is a full time faculty member as the interim director of the Division of Regenerative and Implant Sciences and lecturer in Advanced Graduate Implant Dentistry and the at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. He completed his general dental education at the University of Western Australia and has a Doctorate in Clinical Dentistry in the specialty of Prosthodontics from the University of Melbourne, Australia. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons and the International Team for Implantology (ITI). He was the recipient of an ITI scholarship through which he completed a Fellowship in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Florida’s Center for Implant Dentistry. He has conducted research into the fit of CAD/CAM implant abutments and has a special interest in dento-facial esthetics and implant rehabilitation of the edentulous patient. He also maintains a part time clinical practice focusing on prosthodontic and implant treatment at the Harvard Dental Center.
Alexander Wünsche CDT
Alexander Wünsche is the President of Zahntechnique Dental Laboratory located in Miami, Florida. Alexander completed a 4-year multidisciplinary program at the Otto Umfried school of dental technology in Nuertingen, Germany. He attained accreditation as a CDT Germany and also attained a accreditation as a U.S. CDT in Ceramics. Today, Alexander fabricates a wide variety of case types and also specializes in cosmetic and complex implant restorations. He has been published in dental journals such as Compendium, Inside Dental Technology, The Journal of Dental Technology, and Lab Management Today. Alexander speaks internationally regarding innovations in dental technology.
Professor Wael Att
Prof. Att is a Professor of Prosthodontics and Chairman, Department of Prosthodontics, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine. He was the Director of Postgraduate Program at the Department of Prosthodontics, Dental School, University of Freiburg. He is a board-certified prosthodontist from the German Society of Prosthodontics and Bio-materials (DGPro) and an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED). He serves as 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) and President Elect of the International Academy for Digital Dental Medicine (IADDM). Prof. Att obtained his DDS degree in 1997 from Tishreen University and received the Dr Med Dent (2003) and PhD (2010) degrees as well as the title of Extraordinary Professor (2013) from the University of Freiburg. In 2018, he was appointed as a Professor and Chairman of Prosthodontics at TUSDM. He was a Visiting Assistant Professor from 2005 to 2007 at the Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology, UCLA School of Dentistry. Prof. Att’s teaching and clinical activities focus on perio-prosthetic rehabilitation of multidisciplinary cases as well as the implementation of digital technologies in reconstructive dentistry.
Paul Vigario Since 2003, Paul Vigario has been President of SurfCT, the international dental information technology firm that he founded as an ambitious college senior. Under Vigario’s direction, the company has grown to several thousand clients around the globe. SurfCT has maintained its renowned reputation as the leading Dental IT company with its holistic approach to complete technology office design where Everything Is Connected™. Mr. Vigario has recently been appointed Chief Executive Officer of DSD Global, an international company based in Manhattan with offices around the world, that has redefined what is possible in the dental industry. Mr. Vigario has brought to this company a new vision centered around eight core pillars designed to be client-centric to empower doctors to grow at every level. DSD Global is now fully connected under Mr. Vigario's leadership. Mr. Vigario is widely considered a pioneer and leader in the field of dental information technology, digital workflow, digital strategies, dental imaging, cloud technology, dental software, ergonomics, integration, system process, and the delivery and support of healthcare networks and technology. Mr. Vigario realizes that health care digitization will continue its fast-paced growth, so he continually offers exciting new ways to provide modern, reliable, innovative, informative, and quality technology care for dentists, their patients, and businesses - making his client's future ready. Mr. Vigario and his family believe in giving back to the community and generously donate time and money to youth health care programs, youth sports, and other non-profit organizations.
Saturday, May 11, 2019
"SO YOU'RE MISSING A TOOTH: 'IMPLANTS IN YOUR PRACTICE'"
We are excited to welcome Dr. Higginbottom for an all-day enlightening presentation.
Frank Higginbottom DDS
Frank L. Higginbottom is a 1971 graduate of Baylor College Of Dentistry. He has a private practice of Esthetic, Restorative, and Implant Dentistry in Dallas, Texas. He is a Professor in the Department of Restorative Sciences and Graduate Prosthodontics at Texas A & M College of Dentistry as well as The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontics at The University Texas San Antonio. He lectures nationally and internationally on the subjects of Dental Implants, Restorative Dentistry, Provisional Restorations, and Treatment Planning. He has also authored numerous articles and contributed to textbooks on these subjects. He is active in basic research in the field of dental implant systems and is a member of the ITI a world education group. Other memberships include the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry where he just finished service as President, and a Fellow of American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, and the Academy of Osseointegration in which he is a Fellow and where he served as a Director. Dr. Higginbottom was awarded Fellowship in both the American and International College of Dentists. He was awarded Honorary membership in the American College of Prosthodontists. He served as Director and Vice-President Texas Dental Association. He was the 2009 Dallas County Dental Society’s Dentist of The Year, and was awarded Baylor College of Dentistry’s Distinguished Alumnus in 2010.