Prof. Alberico Benedicenti (Genoa, Italy)
Professor at Faculty of Medicine- University of Genova (Italy) from 1970.
Director of human laser therapy and surgery center of IAHT (International Academy of High Tech).
Founding member of IAHT (International Academy of High Tech).
MD, Postgraduate in Plastic Surgery and Dentistry.
Author and co-author of 8 books on laser dentistry in Italian, English and Spanish, 280 publications (57 peer reviewed) in National and International journals.
Member or honorary member of 29 scientific societies in the field of laser therapy, surgery and high-tech.
Prof. Alberico Benedicenti
Prof. Stefano Benedicenti
Prof. Stefano Benedicenti (Genoa, Italy)
Professor 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.
Dr. Norberto Berna (Rome, Italy)
Dr. Norberto Berna graduated with first class honours in Medicine and Surgery at Rome University “La Sapienza” in 1986 where he specialized in Odontostomatology. He has been using different laser wavelengths for more than twenty four years.
In 1987 he formed a study group dedicated to LASER applications on dental hard and carried out several researches on histology, microanalysis, scanning electron microscope and micro-radiography on laser effects at different wavelength emissions such as ArF, XeCl, Diode, Nd:YAG, Er,Cr:YSGG, Er:YAG, and CO2,. Besides, he has authored a number of clinical scientific articles as regard this subjects.
In 2000 Dr. Berna investigated the use of Er,Cr:YSGG on bony tissue; at the same time he achieved the first laser distraction osteogenesis, the first osteotomy maxilla sinus augmentation and crestal split.
In May 2003, after he had experimented and placed implants on some patients he registered his method patent, where the use of drill in osteotomy implant is completely replaced by laser light. This method makes sure that the performance during an operation is bound no more by drill geometrical shape, permitting so as to insert oval press fit implants in order to augment the contact surface between bone and implant and improve prosthesis emergency profiles.
Norberto Berna, MD DDS, maintains a private dental practise in his dentist’s surgery in Rome using the most advanced and refined technologies such as “Operating Microscope”, Laser with several wavelengths and “Cad-Cam system” which include “Simplant implantology Platform”, “Cerec AC” and “Cerec Inlab”.
He has been delivering lecturers nationally and internationally for many years promoting and introducing his laser surgical techniques all over the world.
Dr. Norberto Berna
Dr. Rolando Crippa (Milan, Italy)
Dott. Prof. Rolando Crippa was born in Milan on 1958.
In 1984 he graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Milan.
Since 1989 he works at Italian Stomatologic Institute (I.S.I.) in Milan where he is currently Director of Oral Pathology and Lasertherapy Department.
In 1996 he received the degree certificate of Maxillo-Facial Surgery at the University of Milan and, in December 1998, he gained the Post-graduate in Implantology at the New York University College of Dentistry in New York City.
He’s founder member of I.A.H.T. (International Association of High Technologies), member S.I.P.M.O. (Italian Society of Oral and Medicine Pathology), A.L.D (Academy of Laser Dentistry), Vice-President and Clinical Coordinator of C.D.E. Italian Graduates Association College of Dentistry New York University.
He is a Contract Professor of CLOPSD University of Genoa in Italy, Adjunct Professor for the International Master in Laser in Dentistry (University of Genoa).
He is author of numerous articles in national and international journals and books of Oral Pathology and Laser Therapy.
Dr. Rolando Crippa
Dr. Giuseppe Iaria (Brescia, Italy)
Dr. Iaria qualified in Medicine and Surgery at University of Milan in 1984.
Postgraduate dental qualifications (dentist and orthodontist) were obtained at the University of Milan in 1987 and 1989. Notable achievements in laser dentistry include:
Master ALD - Academy of Laser Dentistry (Palm Springs-CA February 1999).
Dental Laser Educator (UCSF - University of California San Francisco October 22, 2000) Certified ISLD - International Society for Lasers in Dentistry (Bergamo, Italy, 2004).
In 2001, the publishing house UTET published his text entitled "The Lasers in Dentistry and Oral Surgery". He is co-author of the Position Statement of the Science and Research Committee of the Academy of Laser Dentistry entitled "The Use of Laser Energy for the treatment of Oral/Dental Hard Tissues", Journal of Laser Dentistry, March 2007. Additionally, Dr. Iaria was a member of the Science and Research Committee of the Academy of Laser Dentistry (2006/2007). In 2011 he received the Leon Goldman Award for Clinical Excellence during the 18th ALD Annual Conference.
He is a lecturer on lasers in dentistry at the Universities of Genoa, Florence and Rome, as well as an organizer and teacher at the Master Course on Laser in Dentistry of the University of Genoa.
He works as a referee and editorial board member for several International dental journals and has held Consultancies with many International laser companies. Dr. Iaria has been a speaker at important National and International conferences and he has held more than 200 courses on the use of lasers in dentistry.
Dr. Iaria is President of I.A.H.T.-International Academy of High Tech and President of A.L.D.I. - Accademia Laser Dentale Italiana - Italian Study Club of the Academy of Laser Dentistry.
He works and lives in Brescia-Italy.
Dr. Giuseppe Iaria
Dr. Jihad Habli (Beirut, Lebanon)
Dr. Habli has practiced dentistry in his private clinic in Beirut, Lebanon since 1986.
He completed the Scientific Baccalaureate from the International College, Beirut, Lebanon in 1979 and graduated in dentistry in 1985, receiving the Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Bucharest in Romania.
From 2003 he has pursued postgraduate studies within Europe and the USA. His interests and achievements include endodontics, implantology advanced prosthodontics, oral surgery and facial aesthetics, utilising prominent centres and authorities to gain accreditation.
His recent interest has been the integration of lasers within each of his specialties.
Dr. Habli is a member of the Lebanese Dental Association, member of the American Academy of Aesthetic Medicine, Miami USA. He is a member of the Faculty of Medicine, Universita Degli Studi Di Genova.
Dr. Jihad Habli
Dr. Giovanni Olivi (Rome, Italy)
Giovanni Olivi is Contract Professor of Endodontics at the School of Dentistry - University of Genoa and Board Member and Professor at the Master Course in Laser Dentistry at the same University.
In 2002 He completed the postgraduate laser course at the University of Florence, Italy. In 2004 he achieved the laser certification from ISLD. In 2006 He achieved the Advanced Proficiency from the Academy of Laser Dentistry and in 2009 he achieved the Master status also from the ALD.
Giovanni Olivi is the 2007 recipient of the “Leon Goldman Award” for clinical exellence from ALD.
He is Founder Fellow and Board Member of IAHT (International Academy of High Tech), active member of AIOM (Italian Academy of Microscope Dentistry), SIE (Italian Society of Endodontics), SIOI (Italian Society of Pediatric Dentistry) as well as active member of the ALD (Academy of Laser Dentistry) where He is also co-coordinator of ALD Italian Study Club.
He lectured worldwide in the field of Laser application in Dentistry.
Dr. Olivi is Author of over 40 articles on dentistry topics and Author of the books “Laser in Dental Traumatatology” (in Italian, 2010 - Ed.Martina, Bologna-Italy) and of “Pediatric Laser Dentistry: a user’s guide” (in English, 2011 - Quintessence Publ., Chicago-USA).
Giovanni Olivi maintains his private practice in Endodontics, Restorative and Pediatric Dentistry in Rome, Italy.
Dr. Giovanni Olivi
Dr. Steven Parker (Harrogate, UK)
Dr. Steven Parker studied dentistry at University College Hospital Medical School, University of London, UK and graduated in 1974. He maintains a Private Practice in Harrogate, UK.
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 2005-6. In addition, Dr. Parker holds Advanced Proficiency status in multiple laser wavelengths and completed the Academy Educator Course at the University of California, San Francisco in 2000. He was awarded Mastership of the Academy of Laser Dentistry in 2008.
Awards gained with the Academy of Laser Dentistry have been the Leon Goldman award for excellence in clinical laser dentistry (1998) and the Distinguished Service Award (2010).
In 2009, he was appointed Professore a contratto and co-director of the Master of Science degree programme in laser dentistry at the Universitą degli Studi di Genova.
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 many 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 (Dept. of Health) in the 2008 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 and co-editor of the International Journal of Laser Dentistry. In addition, he serves as referee for many peer-reviewed dental journals worldwide.
Dr. Steven Parker
Dr. Ercole Romagnoli (Milan, Italy)
Ercole Romagnoli graduated in Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis at the University of Milan.
Laser user since 2001, he achieved a postgraduate certificate in Laser dentistry at the University of Florence in 2002.
Certified by ISLD in 2004, he has been professor a.c. at the University of Florence and teacher at the postgraduate courses in Laser dentistry at the Universities of Florence and Siena.
Past President of the International Academy for laser assisted Dentistry (AIOLA) he is currently professor a.c. at the University of Genoa and teacher at the Master course in Laser Dentistry at the same University.
Lecturer in courses and congresses, he is member of the Dental committee of the Medical and Dental association of Milan.
He practises in Milan, and is particularly interested in the physical and biological aspects of Laser tissue interaction
Dr. Ercole Romagnoli
Dr. Wayne Selting (Colorado Springs, Colorado USA)
Dr. Selting received a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering and a Master’s degree in Biomedical Engineering from Marquette University and a Doctor of Dental Surgery from Creighton University. He is the former Chief of Biomedical Engineering for the US Army Institute of Dental Research in Washington DC and a former consultant on Biomedical Engineering to the Army Medical Research and Development Command.
Dr. Selting is the author of numerous research papers published in both medical and dental journals and has been a special lecturer on the faculty of the US Army Dental Post-graduate School and the George Washington University. He is currently Professor a.c. Faculty of Medicine, University of Genoa, Italy.
Dr. Selting presents his research findings internationally. In 2011, he was the recipient of the prestigious TH Maiman Award for Excellence in Dental Laser Research. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Laser Dentistry and a Fellow of the American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery.
Dr. Selting is associate editor of the Journal of Laser Dentistry and performs peer review of scientific articles for the Journal of the American Dental Association, Lasers in Medical Science and the Journal of Laser Dentistry. He is a member of the Science and Research Committee of the Academy of Laser Dentistry.
Dr. Selting now maintains a laser and cosmetic practice in Colorado Springs, Colorado and conducts independent self-funded research on dental lasers.
Dr. Wayne Selting
Doē Dr. Tosun Tosun (Istanbul, Turkey)
Graduated at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of İstanbul in 1989. Visitor Assistant at the University of Padua and Branemark Osseointegration Center of Treviso, 1993-94. Postgraduate thesis on oral implantology in 1997 (Comparison of free-standing prosthesis vs tooth connected prosthesis by use of FEM analysis). He took the academic title “Doē. Dr.” (Associated Professor) in 2003 and certificates such as Proficiency in Botulinum Toxin Applications, Reading-UK 2009; Proficiency in Dermal Filler Applications, Istanbul, 2011 and Mastership in Dental Lasers, AALZ-Aachen University 2010-11.
Doē. Dr. Tosun worked as Research Assistant in the Department of Oral Implantology, Faculty of Dentistry, University of İstanbul between 1990 and 2002. Since 2003 works in his own private clinic in Istanbul. He worked part-time as Consultant surgeon in Harvard Medical International Hospitals and John Hopkins Medicine, Istanbul between years 2007-09.
Currently he is Professor. a.c. in the Department of Biophysical, Medical and Odontostomatological Sciences and Technologies, Medical School, University of Genova, Italy.
Doē. Dr. Tosun lectures at the Faculty of Dentistry, University of İstanbul and presents papers in international and national congresses and scientific publications in international and national journals. Member of Academy of Laser Dentistry, Int. Academy of Periodontology, Int. Congress of Oral Implantologists, Turkish Society of Oral Implantology, Turkish Society of Periodontology.
Doē Dr. Tosun Tosun
Dr. Francesco Condomitti (Genoa, Italy)
Francesco Condomitti was born in London 20-4-1979.
Graduated as dental hygienist in 2003 at Genova’s University.
He start to use Laser therapy during his university studies and attendant the department of “Laser therapy in the craniofacial district”.
After graduation he continues to collaborate with Professor Stefano Benedicenti as tutor/teacher at the post graduated courses in dental laser therapy for Dental Hygienists and Dentists.
Dr. Francesco Condomitti
International Congress in Laser Dentistry
“Laser Dentistry - From Science to the Clinic!”
Organizing & Scientific Committee
Vista Palace Hotel, Monaco - September, 6th, 7th 2013
Stefano Benedicenti, Steven Parker, Wayne Selting,
Rolando Crippa, Giuseppe Iaria, Giovanni Olivi,
Ercole Romagnoli, Tosun Tosun, Jihad Habli
Dr. Angiero Francesca
Dr. Mark Cronshaw
Dr. Mark Cronshaw is an approved trainer for Biolase and has lectured Worldwide on lasers in dentistry.
He is a Fellow of the International Academy of Dental Facial Esthetics and a Fellow of the World Class Laser Institute.
Dr. Cronshaw is in private practice in Cowes, Isle of Wight in the South of England.
Dr. Mark Cronshaw
Dr. Alex Mathews (Konni, India)
Dr. Alex Mathews M. is Professor and Head of the Department in Prosthodontics at P.M.S College of Dental Science and Research. He also is Academic Director for the University of Genova, Italy’s training programs in Laser Dentistry in India and Guest Speaker and Honorary Faculty at Datta Meghe University, Wardha, Maharashtra. He is also Former Guest Speaker at the Manipal University, Manipal, for the Advanced Postgraduate Diploma Programme in Laser Dentistry. He is also a Nobel Biocare Fellow in Implantology.
• Specialized in Prosthodontics and passed with Honours from Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore as 2nd Rank holder in 1999
• Nobel Biocare Fellow in Implantology in 2006
• Diplomate of Aachen University, Germany in 2008 with honours and was appointed Formerly as a Speaker on the panel of speakers for the Indian Academy of Laser Dentistry (IALD)
• Course Director for the University Degli Studi, Genova, Italy, Advanced Diploma Programme in Laser Dentistry at the DMIMS (DU) at Wardha, Maharashtra
• National Board of Editors, International Journal of Laser Dentistry
• On the panel of Peer Reviewers for the Journal - Lasers In Medical Sciences
• On the panel of Peer Reviewers for the Journal of Interdisciplinary Dentistry
• Fellow of Pierre Fauchard Academy (PFA)
• Member, Indian Prosthodontic Society (IPS)
• Member, Indian Dental Association (IDA)
• Founder Member, Indian Society of Prosthodontics-Restorative and Periodontics (ISPRP)
• Member, Indian Society of Oral Implantologists (ISOI)
• Former Member, Saudi Dental Society
• Has several research projects running currently and several papers presented in National and International conferences. Has publications in National and International journals to his credit
• Was on the faculty panel of Manipal University, Manipal, India
• On the faculty panel of Datta Meghe Institute of Medical Sciences, Wardha, Maharashtra.
• Has lectured extensively and conducted courses at the National Level in the field of Prosthodontics and Laser Dentistry
• Has served with the Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia
• Presently serves at the P.M.S College of Dental Science and Research as the Professor and Head of the Department of Prosthodontics at Trivandrum, India
Dr. Alex Mathews
Prof. Dr. Roeland J.G. De Moor (Gent, Belgium)
Prof. Dr. Roeland J.G. De Moor DDS, PhD, MSc Paediatric Dentistry and Dental Traumatology, MSc Restorative Dentistry and Endodontology is Full-Professor in Restorative Dentistry, Endodontology and Dental Traumatology, head of the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Endodontology, former Dean of the Dental School, and currently director of the Dental Programme of the Ghent Dental School, Ghent University, Belgium.
He is programme director and responsible for the 3-year specialisation programme in Endodontics at the Ghent University, and responsible and founder of the Ghent Dental Laser Centre. He is an international lecturer in Laser Dentistry and Endodontology.
His research] is focused on (1) minimal invasive Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics with emphasis on the use of lasers in cavity preparation, root canal sterilisation & root canal wall modification in endodontics, (2) laser bleaching, (3) endodontic epidemiology, (4) analysis of parameters determining the quality of conventional and surgical endodontic treatment, (5) introduction of nanotechnology in dentistry. He is author and co-author of more than 100 peer-reviewed international and national publications (most of them on endodontic and laser subjects).
Prof. Dr. De Moor is a founding member and president of BAET (Belgian Association for Endodontology and Traumatology) & SOLA (Society of Oral Laser applications)-Benelux; founding member of the First World Congress of Microdentistry; country representative for BAET in ESE (European Society for Endodontology) and IFEA (International Federation of Endodontic Associations), and for SOLA-Benelux; vice-president of SOLA-international.
Roeland J.G. De Moor
Prof. Dr. Ivo Krejci is graduated in 1983 from the University of Basel, Switzerland, and received his Dr. med. dent. degree in 1986 and his Privatdozent (Switzerland) in 1993 from the University of Zurich, Switzerland.
He is past president of the Swiss Society of Preventive and Restorative Dentistry, past president of the Academy of Operative Dentistry European Section, past member of the editorial board of the Journal of Dental Research and member of several associations.
Prof. Krejci has published over 300 articles and book chapters on restorative dentistry, lasers and he is also author of three textbooks.
Prof. Krejci has lectured on numerous international scientific meetings and continuing education courses. He is currently Ordinary Professor and Chairman of the Division of Cariology and Endodontology and President of the School of Dental Medicine at the University of Geneva, Switzerland, where he maintains an intramural private office.
Prof. Dr. Ivo Krejci
Dr. Francesco Maria
Dr. Claudio Pasquale
Dr. Jean Paul Rocca