Prof Marc Quirynen graduated as a dentist in 1980 from the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, where he went on to complete training in periodontology and obtain his PhD. In 1990, he was appointed as a professor at Catholic University and is currently Chairman of the Department of Periodontology. His research focuses on simplification and optimization of periodontal therapy, and over the past decade, he has explored platelet concentrates in soft and hard tissue regeneration. Prof Quirynen has published over 450 papers in international peer-reviewed journals and serves on several editorial boards, including for the Journal of Clinical Periodontology and Clinical Oral implants Research. His most inspiring lectures deal with the clinical benefits of L-PRF and the prevention of peri-implantitis.
Tif Qureshi qualified from Kings College London in 1992. He is a private practitioner based near London, UK and is one of the Past Presidents of the British Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, He is a clinical director of IAS Academy, an International faculty that provides mentored education for general dentists on a pathway from appropriate simple to comprehensive restoratively focused orthodontics. Tif has an interest truly minimally invasive restorative dentistry. He has committed his life’s work to empowering dentists to offer a wide variety of treatments to many more patients. Tif was the original pioneer of the the concept of Alignment Bleaching, Bonding and Progressive Smile Design and teaches this widely using clear aligners. He is also an experienced teacher in the Dahl concept to assist in minimally invasive, patient-centred dentistry. Tif lectures extensively internationally and has had many articles published on all these subjects.