Dr. rer. nat. Dr. med. Klaus-Peter Valerius studied biology with a focus on anthropology and vertebrate morphology in Berlin and Göttingen, studied human medicine in Gießen; since 1990 working as a scientist at the Institute of Anatomy and Cell Biology at the University of Gießen; assisting in the lectures in pre-clinical and clinical studies of human medicine in the subjects of anatomy and biology.
Die Lehrerfahrungen von Frans van den Berg in der Manuellen und Manipulativen Therapie reichen bis ins Jahr 1981 zurück – als Lehrteammitglied von Freddy Kaltenborn (N) und Olaf Evjenth (N). Neben diesen beiden Lehrern kann er noch auf weitere Lehrer, wie Dr. med. Walter Hinsen (D), David Lamb (Can), sowie Dr. med. James Cyriax (GB) im Bereich der Orthopädischen Medizin zurückblicken. Bei Prof. Mariano Rocabado hat er sich die manualtherapeutische Untersuchung und Behandlung des Kiefergelenks angeeignet und unterrichtete diese Thematik seit 1994.
Neben oben erwähnter Unterrichtstätigkeiten hat er viele Jahre als Organisator und Dozent im Ausbildungsbereich der Orthopädischen Manuellen Therapie (OMT) nach IFOMPT-Standard fungiert. Im Jahr 2003 gründete er die Kursreihe KPM – Klinisches Patientenmanagement® und ist seither als Dozent tätig. Seine berufspezifischen Erfahrungen basieren auf seiner praktischen Tätigkeit an Patienten in seinen Praxen: Gouda (NL, 1980–1990), Mainz (D, 2000–2005) und Zell am Moos (A, 2005–2017), sowie als Freier Mitarbeiter in der Praxis von William Kuster in Grünstadt (D, 1996–2000). Frans van den Berg ist Autor und Herausgeber zahlreicher Bücher und Artikel in Fachzeitschriften im In- und Ausland. Als Vortragender auf inter-/nationalen Kongressen und Tagungen gibt er sein Wissen und seine Erfahrungen weiter.
Dr Frans P. G. M. van der Linden is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Orthodontics at Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands. From 1962 until 1995, he held the position of Professor and Chairman of Orthodontics at the Radboud University Nijmegen. Dr Van der Linden has devoted his professional life to in incorporating basic and clinical research results into the theory and practice of orthodontics, and his long-lasting activities in research and teaching have been widely recognized. He is an internationally recognized lecturer and has published more than 200 papers and a number of books. His main contribution is a series of six textbooks on orthodontics and dentofacial orthopedics.
Prof. dr. Fridus van der Weijden graduated in 1984 from the State University Dental School in Utrecht, the Netherlands where he also received his training as a periodontist and was accredited by the Dutch Society of Periodontology in 1990. He defended his thesis entitled, "The use of models and indices in plaque and gingivitis trials" in 1993 and received accreditation as a "senior investigator" by the Netherlands Institute for Dental Sciences in 2000. In 2005 he received accreditation as an"'Implant-specialist" by the Dutch Society of Oral Implantology. Since 1986 Fridus van der Weijden divides his time between the Clinic for Periodontology Utrecht and the Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam (ACTA). He is a frequent lecturer in postgraduate courses and the author of the book entitled, "The Power of Ultrasonics" and the co-author and co-editor of the book "Preventive Dentistry". He has also authored and co-authored approximately 120 national and 250 international publications. The Ivory Cross awarded to him in early 2009 with the Carl Witthaus Medal of honor for his work on prevention and propagation of oral health. Early 2010 he has been appointed as professor at the University of Amsterdam with "Prevention and Therapy of periodontal infections" as main focus for his research. This special chair has been an initiative of the Dutch Society of Periodontology. In 2016, the Academic Centre for Dentistry has provided him with a regular chair position.
Dental technician since 1979.
Best student “van Hamond prijs” 1985.
Owner esthetics specialized laboratory in Laren 1993-2001.
Member Willi Geller’s international Oral design group since 1996.
Winner best training company SVGB 1999.
Co-founder laboratory/training center Oral Design Center Holland since 2001.
International lecturer, giving courses and presentations since 1989.
Dr Van Dooren attended the Katholieke University in Leuven, Belgium, where he received his degree in dentistry in 1982. After graduation, he opened a private practice in periodontics, fixed prosthodontics, and implants in Antwerp, Belgium. He is an active member of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Dr Van Dooren lectures nationally and internationally mainly on esthetics, implants, and esthetic periodontal surgery.
Stefan Vandeweghe completed his studies in dentistry at Ghent University in 2006 and subsequently specialized in oral implantology. In 2010, he obtained his PhD with his thesis “Factors affecting bone remodeling around surface-modified Southern Implants”. From 2010 to 2011, Dr. Vandeweghe was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Malmö, Sweden, before he returned to Belgium, where he started his private practice. In addition, he continued his research at Ghent University, where he became Professor and Head of the department of Reconstructive Dentistry in 2017.
Dr. Vasquez obtained his Doctor in Dental Medicine degree at the Metropolitan University in 1997. He has completed his post graduate training in the areas of prosthodontics , orthopedics, craniocervical dysfunction and TMJ.
He obtained a Fellowship in Fukuoka, Japan and a Mastership in the USA from ICCMO (International College of Craniomandibular Orthopedics).
Biofunctional Dynamics Academy launched in Dijon, France, Barranquilla, Colombia and Miami, USA.
Dr. Vasquez has been one of the early adopters in CAD CAM evolution for over 15 years and in the last 5 years has been a big developer into the integration and interdisciplinary treatment using 3D Data Integration.
For the past 4 years he united with Nemotec company in Madrid, a computer software integrated platform for interdisciplinary treatment planning.
Dr. Vasquez is a member of the world renowned organization Oral Design founded by Master Ceramist Mr. Willi Geller.
He owns Oral Design Miami, dental laboratory studio focusing on high esthetics and function.
He is a dentist, master ceramist , passionate education leader, clinical consultant and international speaker in the areas of occlusion, craniocervical dysfunction and high end esthetics.
He lives by his motto : “The limit is the sky! to dream, to learn, and to do! Live life!
Dr Piero Venezia graduated with honours in 1989 from the University of Bari, Italy with a degree in Dentistry.
In 2003, he specialized in Prosthetics at the University of Siena, Italy and in Prosthodontics at the University of Bari, Italy, where he has also lectured.
He is Lecturer of postgraduate programmes at the Universities of Siena, Genoa, Naples, Bari, Foggia, Catania and Rome, and Contract Professor in Dental Prosthodontics at the School of Dentistry of the University of Catania.
He is an active member of the AIOP (Accademia Italiana di Odontoiatria Protesica), IADDM (International Academy for Digital Dental Medicine), Digital Dental Society, DI&RA (Digital Implant & Restorative Academy), and Fellow of the ITI (International Team for Implantology).
Venezia has authored several scientific papers on national and international journals.
He currently works as a freelance professional in Bari, where he focuses his clinical and scientific activities on Prosthetics, Removable Prosthetics, and Implant Prosthetics.
Tomaso Vercellotti, MD, DDS is the inventor of Piezosurgery and the developer of several piezoelectric surgical protocols, which have been published in numerous prestigious publications. Dr Vercellotti is Founder and International Chairman of the International Piezoelectric Bone Surgery Academy (IPA), Honorary Professor and Faculty at the University College of London Eastman Dental Institute, and Honorary Member of the Schluger-Ammons Study Club. He is an active member of numerous professional associations and the 2005 recipient of the Andi Award from the Italian Dental Association (AIO) for scientific and cultural merit. He has authored some of the most important scientific and clinical studies on piezoelectric bone surgery as well as the book Essentials in Piezosurgery: Clinical Advantages in Dentistry (Quintessence, 2009). Dr Vercellotti has dedicated over 30 years to the rehabilitation of complex cases and currently maintains a private practice specializing in periodontology and implantology in Genoa, Italy.