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 – 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 IN BETWEEN 2010-2014. He mentored three master thesis related to implant prosthodontics during his service in UofT. He also worked as a licensed Prosthodontist in Mount Sinai Hospital-Toronto, Dental division. 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 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. He published more than 50 articles in international journals, was selected as Keynote Speaker in International Congresses and has trained and mentored graduate students in the area of implant Prosthodontics and Biomaterials research throughout his career. Dr. Alkumru is a licensed Prosthodontist in Canada maintains an active practice in his office in Toronto, Ontario, dedicated to Prosthodontics, Implant Dentistry, and Esthetics.
Talat Qadri completed DDS at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm 1984, PhD 2010 (Lasers in Periodontology) in Department of Periodontology, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge. Private clinic in Enköping since 1985. Laser education for dentist and dental hygienist since last 7 years (DAB). Lectures in Karolinska Institute for Lasers in Odontology, DDS and PhD students. Qadri T, Miranda L, Tunér J, Gustavsson A. The short-term effects of low-level lasers as adjunct therapy in the treatment of periodontal inflammation. J Clin Periodontology. 2005; 32 (7): 714-719. Qadri T, Bohdanecka P, Miranda L, Tunér J, Altamash M, Gustafsson A. The importance of coherence length in laser phototherapy of gingival inflammation - a pilot study. Lasers Med Sci. 2007; 22 (4): 245-251. Qadri T, Poddani P, Javed F, Tunér J, Gustafsson A. A short-term evaluation of Nd: YAG laser as an adjunct to scaling and root planing in treatment of chronic periodontitis. Qadri T, Poddani P, Javed F, Tunér J, Gustafsson A. Long–term effects of a single application of Nd: YAG laser in supplement to scaling and root planing in patients with periodontitis. Lasers Med Sci. 2010.
Jef van der Zel, PhD, MSc started in dental material research in 1977. Research areas: metal-ceramics, press- and sinter-ceramics, CAD/CAM. He is best known for the development of Carrara/Golden Gate metal/ceramic system (over 100 million units worldwide). In 1989 promotion at the Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA), on metal-ceramic systems. Invented the first laser section scanner for the dental lab in 1990. First CAD/CAM software for crowns and bridges in 1995. Virtual articulation software in 2000. Implant planning software 2002. Developed a non-chipping porcelain for zirconia in 1999. From 2004-2014 he was extraordinary professor Computerized Dentistry at the University of Amsterdam. Research directed towards “life-like crowns by CAD/CAM” on the basis of zirconia (Primero). In 2013 a controlled clinical study of Primero crowns and bridges was started and the results after one and six years could be reported as clinically excellent. Jef is knight in the order of the Dutch Lion.
Prosthodontics, dental materials, computerized dentistry
I graduated from Eskisehir Anatolian High School and Istanbul University School of Dentistry in the years 1993 and 1998, repectively. I got my PhD degree with the dissertation titled as "Electromyographic Assesment of the effects of Stabilization and Anterior Repositioning Splints on Masticatory Muscles in Disc Displacements with Reduction Therapies” from Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry Department of Prosthodontics. I completed mymilitary service from 2007-2008 at Gulhane Military Medical Academy of Dental Sciences Center located in Ankara.In 2012, I moved to Eskisehir starting as a faculty member at Eski?ehir Osmangazi University School of Dentistry. Some of my administrative services at my current instutition since 2012 are listed below as follows: Coordinator of Education at School of Dentistry (2012-2013) Vice Chair for Clinical Sciences (2012-2013) Vice-Dean of School of Dentistry (2012-2013) Chief of Department of Prosthodontics (2012)
Amer A. Taqa: Professor at Dental Basic Science, Mosul University, Iraq. Have PhD degree in Dental chemistry. He has published 96 researches papers in national and international academic journals and authored 22 books. His research interests include dental chemistry, medical chemistry, and inorganic chemistry. He is editorial member in more than 110 international journals.
Dr. Akhilanand Chaurasia, Associate professor and consultant at King George Medical University, Lucknow has dedicated meticulous efforts and supreme services pertaining to oral medicine, oral biology and community health. He has remarkable credit of contributing to academics for publishing 49 research papers, peer reviewer of more than 150 international journals with high impact factors, one of top 10 author in subject of Head and neck Radiology of Europe and member of several international organization related to field of Oral Medicine, Oral biology and community health. Dr. Akhilanand Chaurasia, a fellow of Pierre Fauchard Academy(PFA,USA), fellow of International college of continuing dental education(FICCDE,singapore), fellow of international college of dentists(FICD,USA) fellow of Academy of General Education(FAGE), Fellow of International academy of Medical sciences(FIMSA) and International Travel Fellow from Indian Council of Medical Research (New Delhi).He is member of editorial board of 14 international journals, editor in chief of 2 national journals, Editor of 9 international journal and associate editor of 1 international journal.
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Dr. Kislaya holds a degree in BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery) from Teerthanker Mahaveer Dental College and Research Center, Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh, India and complete fellow in endodontics from Canada. He is an individual from the Indian Dental Association (IDA), All India Medical Students' Association and Indian Red Cross Society. Additionally gone to numerous workshops and meetings to keep refresh with on-going headway in the field of dentistry. Presently he is associated to GOMHA as COO ,Also a TII SPECIALIST,BDS, FELLOW IN ENDO. He has been awarded as Student of d year by Indian health professionals award, And National Medical award by PADMASHREE Dr CP Thakur sir , only Indian doctor bestowed by world health organisation He has given service as Managing Director in Tobacco Initiative in Redinno Company. He has done endorsement in Family arranging and HIV administration integration(John Hopkins University, USA), M&E system for HIV, AIDS program (John Hopkins University, USA), Demystifying Target Cancer treatment by Cancer Research Institute, United Kingdom and facial remaking (Sheffield University, USA). He is State Chairman of All India Medical Students' Association Bihar Dental Wing, Representative in east zone chess meet by CBSE, Received Merit Certificate, and Scholarship and distributed 7 Publications in National and International Journals. He has held various senior positions of authority and duties including advisory groups and sheets part choice, intending to convey the quality instruction and preparing for restorative and wellbeing segment all around.