Dr. Newton Fahl Jr. received his DDS degree from Londrina State University, Brazil, in 1987. In 1989 he received the Certificate in Operative Dentistry and Master of Science degree from the University of Iowa, USA. After returning to Brazil, he settled in Curitiba, where he maintains a private practice emphasizing esthetic and cosmetic dentistry. Dr. Newton Fahl, Jr. is a member of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (AAED), and founding member and past-president of the Brazilian Society of Aesthetic Dentistry (BSAD). He is a MCG-Hinman Foundation fellow. Dr. Fahl is the recipient of the American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry 2008 President´s Award for Best Teacher, and the recipient of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 2011 Excellence in Cosmetic Dental Education Award. Dr. Fahl has published several enlightening articles on direct and indirect bonding techniques. He is on editorial board of several peer-reviewd journals. He is an active consultant for several manufacturers in the development and refinement of new materials and techniques. Since 1990, Dr. Fahl has dedicated himself to teaching esthetic restorative dentistry at a post-graduate level and has accumulated much experience in the art and science of teaching. He is director of the FAHL CENTER in Curitiba, Brazil where he conducts hands-on and courses on direct and indirect adhesive restorations.
Robert F. Faulkner, DDS, graduated from The Ohio State University in 1980. Following a 1-year hospital residency, he practiced general dentistry in northwest Ohio until 1990, when he returned to an advanced graduate residency program in prosthodontics at the UCLA School of Dentistry. Dr. Faulkner received his certificate in prosthodontics in 1992 as well as a certificate in maxillofacial prosthetics in 1993. In addition, he received full training through the UCLA Implant Center during his three year residency training programs. He has lectured extensively on several aspects of prosthodontics and implant dentistry, both nationally and internationally. Dr Faulkner resides in Cincinnati, Ohio where he maintains a private practice limited to fixed and removable prosthodontics, maxillofacial prosthetics, and implant prosthodontics.
Vincent Fehmer, MDT, received his dental technical education and degree in Stuttgart, Germany, before completing fellowships in Great Britain and the United States in Oral Design–certified dental technical laboratories. After working several years in such a laboratory in Berlin, he received his MDT degree and became the chief dental technician at the Clinic for Fixed and Removable Prosthodontics in Zurich, Switzerland. Since 2015, he has been a dental technician at the Clinic for Fixed Prosthodontics and Biomaterials in Geneva, Switzerland. He also runs his own laboratory in Lausanne. Mr Fehmer is a Fellow of the International Team for Implantology, an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED), and a member of the Oral Design group as well as the European Association of Dental Technology (EADT) and the German Society of Esthetic Dentistry (DGÄZ). He is a sought-after international speaker and has received many honors for his work, including the Kenneth Rudd Award from the American Prosthodontic Society. He has published more than 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals within the field of fixed prosthodontics and digital dental technology, contributed to many books, and recently coauthored the book Fixed Restorations: A Clinical Guide to the Selection of Materials and Fabrication Technology with Irena Sailer and Bjarni Pjetursson. Mr Fehmer also serves as Editor-in-Chief for the International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry, Section Editor for the International Journal of Prosthodontics, and co-chair for the 26thInternational Symposium on Ceramics (June 2023).
Mirela Feraru, D.M.D. graduated in 2005 from the Dental Faculty of the Timisoara University, Romania. Was an integral part of the Bichacho Clinic team from 2009 till 2022, focusing on Interdisciplinary Modalities, she gained in-depth knowledge and experience in all fields of Perio-Prosthetic Esthetic Dentistry, concentrating on Restorative and Perioplastic surgery treatments. As well as publishing internationally, she pursues her passion for sharing her experience and skills with others by lecturing, teaching and mentoring world-wide on complex Esthetic Restorative Treatments and Interdisciplinary Perio-Prosthetic Concepts and Treatment. She has also authored the bestseller book “Dental Visualization”, published by Quintessence Publishing in 2018
Dr. Jonathan Ferencz graduated from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1967 and New York University College of Dentistry in 1971. Dr. Ferencz completed his specialty training in at NYU in1984 and was named Clinical Professor of Post-Graduate Prosthodontics and was certified by the American Board of Prosthodontics in 1998. He also is Adjunct Professor of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, and Clinical Professor at Columbia University School of Dentistry.
Dr. Ferencz became a Fellow of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics in 1984 and served as its President in 1995. He became a Fellow of the Northeastern Gnathological Society in 1988 and its President in 1995 and 1996. In addition, Dr. Ferencz is a Fellow of the Academy of Prosthodontics, New York Academy of Dentistry and a member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry and the American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics. He served on the Board of the American College of Prosthodontists for five years before being elected as President in 2002.
In addition to private practice and part-time teaching Dr. Ferencz has given more 400 courses and programs throughout North America, South America, Europe and Asia. He has over 30 publications in the dental literature and has been a reviewer for three prosthodontic journals. His textbook, “High-Strength Ceramics: Interdisciplinary Perspectives” co-edited by Nelson Silva and Jose Navarro was published 2014 by Quintessence Publishing Co. His text “Fundamentals of CAD/CAM Dentistry”, co-authored by Nelson Silva was published this year by the American College of Prosthodontists Education Foundation.
Dr. César Fernández-de-las-Peñas PT, MSc, PhD, MedSci ist Direktor der Abteilung für Physiotherapie, Ergotherapie, Rehabilitation und Physikalische Medizin an der Universität Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid, Spanien. Er ist Leiter einer schmerzwissenschaftlichen Forschungsgruppe und arbeitet seit mehr als 15 Jahren als Privatarzt in einer Schmerzklinik, die auf manuelle Behandlungsmethoden für chronische Schmerzen spezialisiert ist. Gegenstand seiner Forschungsaktivitäten sind neurowissenschaftliche Aspekte bei Schmerzsyndromen des oberen Quadranten, insbesondere bei Schmerzerkrankungen des Kopf- und Nackenbereichs. Er hat über 300 wissenschaftliche Artikel in peer-reviewed Fachzeitschriften publiziert und ist Erstautor bei etwa 150 Beiträgen. Darüber hinaus ist er Herausgeber mehrerer Lehrbücher über Kopfschmerz, Migräne, Manuelle Therapie und Dry Needling und wurde als Referent zu 50 internationale Konferenzen eingeladen.
Marco Ferrari (MD, DMD, Ph D) is Professor and Chair of the Department of Prosthodontics and Dental Materials at the University of Siena, Italy. He is also Dean of the School of Dental Medicine of the University of Siena. Dr. Ferrari obtained his MD (1983) from the University of Pisa, DMD from University of Siena and Ph D from ACTA, Nertherlands. He implemented the international Ph D program on Dental materials and their clinical applications and later on Dental Biotechnologies, in the University of Siena. He is also Professor of Restorative Dentistry at Leeds University UK, Research Professor at Tufts University, Boston, and Visiting Professor of Rochester University, Xi’an University. He is Past President of European Federation of Conservative Dentistry, Academy of Dental Materials and Continental European Division of IADR. Dr. Ferrari has published over 350 research papers, has 1 patent and other 2 pending applications. His research focuses was for a long time on bonding, resin composites and reinforced restorative materials, and then on zirconia, lithium disilicate, luting materials, and digital dentistry. He sits on Editorial boards of several journals and serves as referee for all major journals in dentistry.
Graduated in Dentistry with honors and mention of university merit, Milan, Italy. Specialized in Orthodontics with honors and mention of university merit, Cagliari, Italy. Master in Periodontology, Siena, Italy. Active Member of the Italian Academy of Conservative and Restorative Dentistry AIC. Active Member of the Italian Academy of Prosthetic Dentistry AIOP. Active Member of the Italian Academy of Orthodontics AIDOR. Academic Expert in Gnathology, Prof. Slavicek, Krems, Austria. Academic Expert in Orthodontics, Prof. Sato, Krems, Austria. Visiting Professor in Adult Orthodontics, Cagliari, Italy. Author of scientific publications and lecturer in national and international congresses, conferences and courses. He carries out clinical research activities and practices in Monza, Italy, dedicating himself to interdisciplinary rehabilitation of complex cases.
Prof. Dr. Andreas Filippi is a specialist in Oral Surgery. He is the Clinical Director of the Department of Oral Surgery, University Center for Dental Medicine Basel UZB, Switzerland. Since 2006, he has been Founder and Head of the Center of Dental Traumatology Basel, and since 2016, Founder and Head of the Center of Salivary Diagnostics, Hyposalivation and Halitosis Basel.