Organizing Committee Members - Dental Practice 2018
SILVERLINE dent and care solutions pvt ltd.
DR .SAGAR J. ABICHANDANI Completed graduation (BDS) from Dr.DY.Patil Dental College and Hospital, Mumbai. INDIA and post graduation (MDS) in â€˜PROSTHODONTICSâ€™ from Shri Dharmastala Manjunatheshwar College of Dental Sciences and Hospital (SDM), Dharwad, India. Also finished Clinical Mastership in Oral Implantology from State University of New York, Stony Brook University of Dental Medicine. Also finished Post Graduation in Restorative & Aesthetic dentistry from the School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, United Kingdom. CURRENT POSITION: â€¢ Director , SILVERLINE dent and care solutions pvt ltd. â€¢ Proprietor & Chief dentist, THE DENTAL HUB. â€¢ Faculty of Mastership in â€œPROSTHODONTICS AND ORAL REHABILITATIONâ€ by the University of Columbia School of Dental Medicine â€“ Eduhub. â€¢ Adjunct Faculty, Prosthodontics & Restorative Dentistry, Universitat De Les Valls. â€¢ Leadership Team Member, BUSINESS NETWORKING INTERNATIONAL. â€¢ â€¢ Counsel Head, GLOBAL EXPATS PROFESSIONAL NETWORKING GROUP , MUMBAI â€¢ â€¢ Membership committee, INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF PROSTHDONTISTS (ICP), San Diego, USA. â€¢ Gold Mentor, University of Manchester, UK. â€¢ Indian Mentor for GPS 3D Functional Digital Smile Design, Las Vegas, USA. â€¢ Founder member â€“ Academy of British Scholars, Mumbai â€¢ Course Co-ordinator & Mentor, IndDEC, British Centres for Clinical Excellence. â€¢ The Dental Xpert from India on DentalXp.com â€¢ Dental Co â€“ ordinator and educator , INDIA MEDICAL TV. â€¢ Prosthodontist, Implantologist & esthetic expert- LONDEC, United Kingdom. â€¢ Fellow, Bangladesh Academy of Dentistry International (BADI) â€¢ Key Opinion Leader for : a) Coltene Whaledent b) Dental GPS c) Villa India ( Tekscan Novus, USA) d) Planmeca e) Noris Medical f) Kavo Kerr â€¢ Educational Advisor, Illusion Education and Training Centre, India. INVITED REVIEWER / REFEREE of the following international journals : â€¢ British dental journal(BDJ). â€¢ International dental journal (FDI). â€¢ Journal of dental education (ADEA). â€¢ European journal of prosthodontics.(EJP) Recipient of the following awards: -YOUNGEST ACHIEVER'S AWARD by INDIAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION (IDA). â€¢ -UPCOMING TALENT IN DENTAL RESEARCH BY INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DENTAL RESEARCH (IADR) â€¢ -U-13 TRAVEL GRANT AWARD by NIDCR/AADR/CADR -BUDDING DENTIST AWARD by INDIAN DENTIST RESEARCH AND REVIEW (IDRR) -FDI/UNILEVER AWARD FOR THE BEST POSTER AT FDI SINGAPORE 2009. â€¢ PIERRE FAUCHARD AWARD (INDIA SECTION) AS A SPECIAL CERTIFICATE OF MERIT FOR OUTSTANDING ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS AND FUTURE ENDEAVORS IN THE PROFESSION OF DENTISTRY, 2010. â€¢ HONOUR OF EXCELLENCE BY THE SOUTH ASIAN DENTAL CONGRESS FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION IN THE FIELD OF DENTISTRY, DHAKA 2012. â€¢ SUSTAINABLE HEALTH INITIATIVE OF THE YEAR by the Indian Sustainability congress 2014. â€¢ â€œGEM OF INDIAâ€ award by the ALL INDIA ACHIEVERSâ€™ FEDERATION 2014. â€¢ BEST PROSTHODONTIST OF THE YEAR 2014 by the IDAA-OFC , 2014. â€¢ SPECIALIST DENTIST OF THE YEAR 2014(PROSTHODONTICS) by Famdent Dental Excellence Awards 2014. â€¢ Best Dental Practice 2015 at Famdent Dental Excellence Awards 2015 â€¢ Alumni Achiever Award 2015 by Dr. D Y Patil University in recognition of the outstanding contribution to the field of Dentistry. â€¢ Best Dental Website 2016 at Denasia Excellence in dentistry awards 2016. â€¢ Best Clinical Practice of 2016 at Denasia Excellence in dentistry awards 2016. â€¢ â€œClinician of the Year 2016â€ by the Heal- Talk â€“ Hero of Dentistry awards committee. â€¢ â€œOutstanding Dentist of the Year 2016 ( Under 45 years of age) by the Famdent Dental Excellence Awards 2016. â€¢ Young Dental Achiver of the Year 2016 by the Indian Health Professional Awards 2016. â€¢ Excellence in Oral Implantology Award 2016 by the Indian Health Professional Awards 2016. List of PUBLICATIONS: - Abutment selection, designing and its influence on the emergence profile â€“ a comprehensive review. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PROSTHODONTICS. - Implant protected occlusion â€“ a comprehensive review. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PROSTHODONTICS. - Myths about prosthodontics â€“ EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF PROSTHODONTICS. - Maxillary immediate implant loading â€“a comprehensive review. EUROPEAN JOURNAL OF GENERAL DENTISTRY. - Evaluation of retention strength and fatigue resistance of two commercially available attachment systems using tooth supported overdentures â€“ an in vitro study. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PROSTHODONTICS AND RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY. - Carpal tunnel syndrome â€“ an occupational hazard facing dentistry. INTERNATIONAL DENTAL JOURNAL. - Cross contamination in dentistry â€“a comprehensive review. JOURNAL OF EDUCATION AND ETHICS IN DENTISTRY. - Evaluation of the prosthodontic treatment needs of an elderly population in south india â€“an epidemiological survey. JOURNAL OF ORAL SCIENCES. - Perfect esthetics and function of a complete denture with Digital Smile Designing (DSD) â€“ a case report. Guident Journal. - Prosthodontic management of a severely worn dentition using hoboâ€™s twin stage procedure â€“ a clinical report. Famdent Journal. - Prosthetic management of a partially edentulous patient with Rhein 83 semi-precision attachment & digital Smile Designing (DSD) concept for esthetic and functional correction â€“ a case report. Famdent Journal. - Fabrication of Complete Dentures for edentulous patients using bilateral balanced occlusion â€“ a case report. Dental Practice News, Asia Edition. Insertion & removal effects of tooth supported overdentures on retention strength & fatigue resistance of attachment systems â€“ An In Vivo Study . International Dental & Medical Journal of Advanced Research. Full mouth Rehabilitation of a medically compromised patient with a loss of vertical dimension â€“ a case report. Indian Dentist Research & Review Occlusion in Fixed Partial Dentures â€“ 6 part series in INDIAN DENTIST RESEARCH & REVIEW. Print Media Interview covering the â€œSuccess Storyâ€ in the prestigiuous DENTAL TRIBUNE ASIA PACIFIC Section. Annexure IV SOME OF THE LAURELS FROM 2007 February 2007: invited to make a paper presentation at India International Dental Congress, Mumbai, India April 2007: Youngest paper presenter ever at the ASIA PACIFIC DENTAL CONGRESS, JAKARTA Invited by the GOVERNOR OF JAKARTA METROPOLITAN FOR DINNER August 2007: 1st Indian and 7th asian to be invited to present a lecture at WORLD DENTAL STUDENTSâ€™ CONGRESS (WSDC), HUNGARY. best paper award at the IDA STATE STUDENTSâ€™ conference. September 2007: Invited to make a presentation at FDI ANNUAL WORLD DENTAL CONGRESS, DUBAI. INDIAN DENTAL CONFERENCE , MANGALORE, India January 25th-28th 2008. Honoured with the "Youngest Achiever's Award" by the Indian Dental Association (IDA) Invited for paper and poster presentation Nobel Biocare's World Tour 2008, Mumbai in April 4th-6th 2008 Best poster Award for patient presentation (student category) 86th Annual General Session & Exibition Of International Association Of Dental Research (IADR), July 2nd- July 5th 2008, Toronto, Canada Invited for Presentation of the Research Topic on "IMPLANT SURFACES". FOUNDER-MEMBER, PRACTISE BASED RESEARCH (1st Indian and the only student) Invited by Dentsply international for their banquet. Subsequently, Awarded with: UPCOMING TALENT IN DENTAL RESEARCH JULY 2008 : Nominated for Dr.Moinder Chamba Award for excellence in research on Oral Cancer and invited to make a presentation at DENTISTRY 2008, 24-27th July BANGALORE , INDIA Invitation to present a LECTURE at WFLD ( World Federation of Laser Dentistry), 28th - 31st July 2008 Hong Kong. AUGUST 2008: Invitation to lecture On "ENDODONTIC EMERGENCIES" at INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF DENTAL RESEARCH(IADS), august 10th -18th 2008, Egypt. September 2008 Invitation to make a presentation at FDI WORLD ANNUAL CONGRESS,STOCKHOLM,SWEDEN Invitation to make a presentation at IAACD(Indian Academy Of Aesthetic & Cosmetic Dentistry), 27th-29th September 2008, Goa, India October 2008 Invitation to present a research topic on oral cancer at IADR- South East Division, 7th-10th October 2008, Manila, Philippines. Invitation by ADA (American Dental Association) to visit and attend 149th General Annual Session and exhibition at San Antonio, Texas in October 2008. SUBSEQUENTLY AWARDED WITH THE AFFLIATE MEMBERSHIP OF THE AMERICAN DENTAL ASSOCIATION Invited to make a presentation at INDIAN SOCIETY OF ORAL IMPLANTOLOGISTS, KOCHI, October 15-19th 2008. November 2008 Invited to make a presentation at FDI-IDA-CDE at RAJASTHAN DENTAL STATE CONFERENCE, JAIPUR Invitation to Attend GNYDM (Greater New York Dental Meeting) by the organizing committee, GNYDM, November 30- December 6th 2008. Invited to make a presentation at INDIAN DENTAL STUDENTS' CONFERENCE, belgaum, November '08 Invited to make a presentation at 46th MAHARASHTRA STATE DENTAL CONFERENCE HOSTED BY IDA NAVI MUMBAI BRANCH. Invited to make a presentation at FAMDENT 2008, Mumbai. February 2009: Invited to make the presentation at the 62ND INDIAN DENTAL CONFERENCE, NAGPUR 2009. March 2009: Invited to make a presentation at the AEEDC 2009, DUBAI by the UAE INTERNATIONAL DENTAL CONFERENCE AND TRADE EXIBITION. Invited to make a presentation by AUSTRALIAN DENTAL COUNCIL at the 33rd Australian dental conference and exhibition, Perth. April 2009: Invited to make a presentation at IADR ANNUAL GENERAL SESSION AND EXHIBITION, MIAMI Invited to make a presentation at ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF AIDS AND ORAL HEALTH, beijing, china and subsequently awarded the U-13 TRAVEL GRANT AWARD. Invited to make a presentation at 31ST ASIA PACIFIC DENTAL CONGRESS, HONG KONG. July 2009: Received BUDDING DENTIST AWARD 2009 by PADMASHRI DR.ANIL KOHLI(PRESIDENT,DENTAL COUNCIL OF INDIA) on behalf of the INDIAN DENTISTS RESEARCH AND REVIEW (IDRR), BANGALORE. September 2009: FDI INVITED SPEAKER at the YOUNG DENTISTS FORUM. Invited to make a paper and poster presentation at FDI SINGAPORE 2009. Received the FDI UNILEVER AWARD for the best poster. June 2010: Invited to make a presentation at the GLOBAL HEALTH COUNCIL 2010 annual meeting at Washington D.C. September 2010: Invited to make presentations at the FDI ANNUAL WORLD DENTAL CONGRESS 2010, SALVADOR DA BAHIA, BRAZIL Invited to lecture at the YOUNG DENTISTSâ€™ FORUM AT FDI, BRAZIL November 2010: Invited to make a presentation at the annual conference of the INDIAN PROSTHODONTIC SOCIETY at Indore, India Invited to make a presentation at the FDI-IDA-CDE 2010, Bangalore, india. 19-21st November 2010. January 2011: Received the PIERRE FAUCHARD AWARD at vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh. June 2011: Poster presentation at prosthodontic PG convention at indore. September 2011: Invited to lecture at FDI AWDC at mexico city. Invited to lecture at annual general meeting of the INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF PROSTHODONTISTS at BIG ISLAND, HAWAII. JANUARY 2012: INVITED TO LECTURE AT THE SOUTH ASIAN DENTAL CONGRESS, DHAKA. FELICITATED WITH â€œHONOUR OF EXCELLENCEâ€ AT THE SOUTH ASIAN DENTAL CONGRESS 2012. FEBRUARY 2012: LECTURED AT IDA ANNUAL CONGRESS AT MUMBAI. AUGUST 2012: MAIN PODIUM SPEAKER AT FDI ANNUAL WORLD DENTAL CONGRESS, SINGAPORE. DECEMBER 2012: BEST PAPER AWARD AT THE ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF INDIAN PROSTHODONTIC SOCIETY, CHENNAI. 2013: Guest speaker at the IADR-APR 2013 , Bangkok. Guest speaker at the FDI AWDC 2013, Istanbul. Guest speker at the internationcal college of prosthodontics (ICP) annual meeting and conference, Italy, 2013. - Invited speaker : Maharashtra state dental conference , December 2013. 2014: - Invited speaker: kerala state dental conference, January 2014. - Invited speaker: Indian dental conference, February 2014. - AEEDC 2014, Dubai. - International association for dental research 2014, CapeTown. - Dentistry 2014, Bangalore. - Indian Prosthodontic Society annual conference , November 2014 Chandigarh. - AEEDC 2015, Dubai. 2015: - Invited course conductor (1 on 1 session) at the 17TH IPS ( INDIAN PROSTHODONTIC SOCIETY) PG CONVENTION, Nagpur. - Invited guest speaker for DENTISTRY 2015, BANGALORE. - Invited speaker for INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE OF PROSTHODONTISTS ( ICP) meeting, Seoul, South Korea. - Invited speaker for IIDC 2015, Nagpur. - Invited speaker at MGM Dental college, Navi Mumbai branch for lecture and hands on session on 3D functional digital smile designing, October 2015. - Invited speaker for ADAâ€™s annual conference , Washington DC, November 2015. - Invited speaker at IDA DAVENGERE branch for lecture and hands on session on 3D functional digital smile designing, November 2015. - - 2016: - Invited Speaker at BADI annual conference, Dhaka , Bangladesh January 2016. - Invited speaker at AEEDC 2016, Dubai. - Keynote lecture at IDC 2016, New Delhi. - Invited speaker to conduct CDE workshops at SP Dental College and Saraswati Dental College, Lucknow. - Invited Speaker at 1st International Craniofacial & Dental Summit, Lucknow hosted by King George Medical University, Lucknow. - Invited to lecture and conduct a preconference course at DENASIA INTERNATIONAL DENTAL CONFERENCE, BHOPAL - Invited to lecture at BHABHA DENTAL COLLEGE, BHOPAL. - Invited to lecture at the INDIA INTERNATIONAL DENTAL CONGRESS, BANGALORE. - Invitation by â€œIndian dental association bhopal branch in association with Indian Prosthodontic Society ( Bhopal branch) to conduct a hands on session and key note lecture for Prostho Manthan Symposia. - Invited to conduct 1 day CDE program in Surat on MINIMALLY INVASIVE DENTISTRY. - Conducted a Preconference course at the annual conference of the INDIAN SOCIETY OF PROSTHODONTICS RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY PERIODONTICS (ISPRP), Mumbai. - Conducted a 2 day course on Minimally Invasive Dentistry with Guident Journal at New Delhi. - Preconference course & Keynote Lecture at Dentistry 2016, Bangalore. - Invited to give a keynote lecture at IDA North West Delhi Branchâ€™s Dental Synergy 2016. - Invited to conduct 1 day hands on session at the WORLD DENTAL SHOW 2016, MUMBAI. - Invited to conduct a preconference course and masters session at the 10th World Congress of Oral Implantology in association with the annual conference of the AMERICAN ACADEMY OF IMPLANT DENTISTRY, NEW DELHI. - Invited to conduct a preconference course at the Madhya Pradesh State Dental Conference, Jabalpur. - Invited to conduct a 1 day CDE program at Helsinki, Finland. - Invited to deliver a keynote lecture at the Punjab State Dental Conference, Hoshiarpur. - Invited to deliver a keynote lecture at the Uttar Pradesh State Dental Conference, Nainital. - invited to conduct a 1 day hands on session on TOOTH PREPARATION AND IMPRESSION TECHNIQUES at Dhaka & Chittagong ( Bangladesh Tour) - Invited to deliver a keynote lecture at the Odisha State Dental Conference, Balasore. - Invited to conduct a preconference course & keynote lecture at the West Bengal State Dental Conference, Howrah. - 2017: - 1 day CDE Program On Minimally Invasive Dentistry at IDA Ajmer. - 1 day PreConference Course on â€œRestoration of Mutilated Teethâ€ at the Kerala State Dental Conference, Kottayam. - 1 day CDE program on â€œRecent Trends in Fixed Prosthodonticsâ€ at IDA Bhoisar â€“ Palghar. - Keynote Lecture at AEEDEC , Dubai. - Keynote Lecture at Kuwait National Dental Conference, Kuwait City. - Keynote Lecture at IDA National Conference 2017, Mumbai.
Sagar Abhichandani(Research Area)
President of Italian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry
University of Perugia
National President of Dental Hygienists Aiom (Italian Academy of Microscopic Oodnthiatrics)
Vice President of the Sicilian Region
Graduated with honors in the master of High Apprenticeship in dental hygiene in complex clinical cases. Graduated in Dental Hygiene at the University of L'Aquila with honors with a thesis published in a famous scientific journal. Graduated as a dental technician in Agrigento Sicily. I have deepened my studies collaborating as a volunteer at the "OASI MARIA SS" Hospital in Troina, the second largest center in Europe, specialized in the rehabilitation of the disabled patient. The study consisted of the psychological approach to the dental patient suffering from down syndrome, a specific topic of my thesis, which has had several awards and publications at national level. Founder of Odonto Social Network (First social employee to the professional odontoitric figure: Dentists, Dental Hygienists, students, professors and tutors). National President of Dental Hygienists Aiom (Italian Academy of Microscopic Oodnthiatrics) Councilor for Sicily Region AIDI (Italian Dental Hygienists Association) Vice President of the Sicilian Region SIOH (Italian Society odontoitria pee l'Hnadicap) "SMILING" Project March 2010 Financed by Gaba Vebas Educational program for oral health for children in primary and primary schools (ELMEX RESEARCH).
Gianluca Russo(Research Area)
Professor and Chair Dental Public Health School: Dentistry
Meharry medical College
Head of the Dental Department
Ministry of Interior Security Forces Medical Services
Hassan H Koshak is Consultant in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. Head of the Dental Department and Dental Educator at Comprehensive Specialized Polyclinic, Ministry of Interior Security Forces Medical Services, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where he has been since 2016. He received a Saudi Fellowship In Dental Implant from the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, 2014-2016. He received a Saudi Board In Periodontics from the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties, 2012 -2014. He received his Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) and a Clinical Certificate In Periodontics from Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry and Pharmacy 2009-2012, Riyadh, KSA. With Honours. Also he received his Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) from University of South California School of Dentistry 2006-2008. And he received his Bachelor of dental medicine and surgery (BDS) from Faculty of Dental Medicine and Surgery, King Abdul-Aziz University, Jeddah, KSA.
Hassan Koshak(Research Area)
Periodontics and Implant Dentistry
University of Western Ontario, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry
Hasan Necdet Alkumru(Biography)
Dr. Hasan Alkumru was appointed as an Associate Professor, Division of Restorative Dentistry, Discipline of Prosthodontics at the University of Western Ontario Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, effective September 1st, 2014. Dr. Alkumru received his DDS (1979) in University of Ankara, Faculty of Dentistry and his PhD (1984) in Birmingham University Faculty of Dentistry UK in collaboration with Ankara University. After that he joined to Ankara University, Faculty of Dentistry as an Associate professor until 1998. He became a full time professor in Marmara University, Istanbul and worked as the Head of Department of Prosthodontics and the Vice Dean in between 1999 â€“ 2008. Dr. Alkumru joined to The University of Toronto in 2009. He was the Head of Department of Prosthodontics, Director of Graduate Prosthodontics Program and Director of Implant Prosthodontics Unit at the University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry. He mentored three master thesis related to implant prosthodontics during his service in UofT. Dr. Alkumru is the course director of Second Year Removable Prosthodontics course and also gives several lectures to the third and fourth year students in Restorative Dentistry Courses along with other administrative roles in UWO.
Hasan Necdet Alkumru(Research Area)
Dental Implants, Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry
Jacobi Medical Centre
Dr. Timothy Levine graduated from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA in 2003 with a bachelor's in Biology with Honors. He received his doctor of dental medicine from the University of Connecticut in 2008 and did a hospital-based general practice residency at St. Barnabas Hospital in Bronx, NY. He received his certificate in orthodontics, also from St, Barnabas Hospital. During his orthodontic residency, he was awarded Orthodontic Resident of the Year and was also the recipient of the prestigious Herzberg Award. In 2012, he became the first fellow in surgical orthodontics and craniofacial orthopedics at Jacobi Medical Center. He spends part of his time in private practice in the Bronx and Manhattan.
Timothy Levine(Research Area)
Surgical Orthodontics, Cranofacial Orthopaedics, Dental Medicine
Owner of Smile Dental Journal and Administrative Director for British Academy of Implant and Restorative Dentistry
University of Jordan
Ms. Solange Sfeir; Lebanese nationality finished her high school from Sisters of Sacre Coeur, where she had excellent French, English and Arabic language skills. She continued her education in â€œCollege Centralâ€ for fine arts, and received her Diploma in 2008 from The University of Jordan. Since then she never stopped improving her skills by attending many courses in marketing and computer sciences. She got several recognition from different organizations before invading the dental world. She succeeded, using her experience in marketing and public relation, in great achievements in the dental field internationally, and especially in the Middle East. With great perseverance and determination she succeeded to upgrade Smile Dental Journal from a local magazine to one of the best dental journals in the Middle East region. On the world wide web, she was able to attract more than 35.500 fans for smileâ€™s page on facebook social network, has succeeded to upgrade smileâ€™s website from a simple webpage to a professional website that attracts dental professionals from all over the world and is working now to further steps toward a main goal of being one of the most comprehensive dental websites internationally. Her recent activities now include the organization of dental events, such as Smile Dental Symposium- Jordan, 1st & 2nd Baghdad Cosmetic Dental Congress- Iraq and many other courses and congresses. Her great personality and professionalism is leading her from one success to another, now being the administrative Director of the â€œBritish Academy of Implant and Restorative Dentistryâ€ on a global level.
Solange Sfeir(Research Area)
Owner and Administrative Director of Dental journal