Wael Att, DDS, Dr med dent, PhD, is professor and chair of the Department of Prosthodontics at Tufts University School of Dental Medicine and a professor of prosthodontics at the University of Freiburg School of Dentistry in Germany. He serves as president of the International Academy for Digital Dental Medicine, past president of the Prosthodontics Group of the International Association for Dental Research as well as president of the Arabian Academy of Esthetic Dentistry. Dr Att is a board-certified prosthodontist from the German Society of Prosthodontics and Biomaterials and an active member of multiple professional organizations, including the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
ZMA und Dentalhygienikerin (DH, BSc.)
August 2014 – Oktober 2014 Krankenpflegepraktikum, Uniklinik RWTH Aachen. 2014 – 2016 Studium der Humanmedizin, RWTH Aachen University. März 2016 Krankenpflegepraktikum, Marienhospital Aachen. Oktober 2016 – September 2019 Ausbildungsintegrierendes Studium: B. Sc. Dentalhygiene und Präventionsmanagement an der Praxishochschule Köln. Studienbegleitendes Praktikum in der Praxisgemeinschaft für Parodontologie Dres. Bröseler, Tietmann und Wenzel, Aachen. Juni 2019 Prüfung zur Zahnmedizinischen Fachangestellten vor der Zahnärztekammer Nordrhein. September 2019 Abschluss Bachelor of Science; Thema der Bachelorarbeit: „Einfluss von Schmelz-Matrix-Proteinen auf die parodontale Wundheilung“. September 2019 – heute Tätigkeit als Dentalhygienikerin B. Sc. in der Praxisgemeinschaft für Parodontologie Dres. Bröseler, Tietmann und Wenzel, Aachen.
Dr Matthias Aust, Associate Professor and Chief Consulting Physician at the Clinic for Plastic Reconstructive Surgery at the Malteserkrankenhaus Hospital in Bonn, Germany, where he has successfully practiced surgical Needling for many years, e.g. in the treatment of burn scars. He has presented his research and clinical results to fellow experts at international conferences and in many internationally renowned journals.
Dr Gustavo Avila Ortiz obtained a DDS degree and completed his PhD at the University of Granada (Spain) before moving to Ann Arbor, Michigan, where he completed an MS degree and a Certificate in Periodontics at the University of Michigan. He has over 10 years of experience as an educator and has worked to advance the profession as a member of numerous institutional committees and scientific organizations; he is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He was a faculty member at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry and at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry, where he was the Phillip A. Lainson Professor and Chair of the Department of Periodontics. Dr Avila Ortiz serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Periodontology and Co-Editor for Clinical Advances in Periodontics, the official journals of the American Academy of Periodontology. He has authored more than 100 articles published in peer-reviewed journals as well as several book chapters. Aside from being regularly engaged in scholarly, administrative, and continuing education activities in different academic institutions, Dr Avila Ortiz maintains a private practice limited to periodontics and implant dentistry at Atelier Dental in Madrid, Spain.
Dental surgeon at San Martín de Porres University (1994–2000), Orthodontist at Cayetano Heredia University (2002–2005) and Master in Stomatology with mention in Orthodontics at the Peruvian University Cayetano Heredia (2010-2012). ALADO award winner in 2003 (Latin American Orthodontic Association). Creator of, and instructor of since 2013, the From Macro to Micro Photography course for the comprehensive management of optics and lighting in dental macro photography. Author of: "The Workbook" (2016) Sao Paulo, Brazil: Quintessence Editorial. "Estado del Arte" (2019) A conceptual/photographic catalog of real objects for Galimplant. Co-author of the book: "Keep it Simple" by Paulo Battistella (2016), Sao Paulo, Brazil, Quintessence Editorial, which focuses on the realization, conceptualization and macro photographs of feldspathic ceramic stratification for veneers on refractory dies. Collaborator of the book: "Perlas, the artistic necklace of Morphology" by Tininha Gómez (2017), Sao Paulo, Brazil, Quintessence Editorial, which focuses on the realization and conceptualization of dental morphology made in wax using macro-photographs. Author of the 2018 article: "Focus Stacking Macro Photography: Achieving Ultra-high Resolution and High Magnification in Dentistry", Quintessence of Dental Technology (QDT). Interviewed by Labline Magazine, Volume VII, Issue 03, Autumn, 2017. From Macro to Micro Course Era. The course has been successfully performed over 125 times in 30 countries.
Dr. Baba received his DMD degree from the University of Montreal in 1996. He completed a Certificate in Advanced Graduate Studies in Prosthodontics and a Masters degree in Restorative Sciences in Prosthodontics from Boston University School of Dentistry in 1999. Dr. Baba serves as a Professor in the Advanced Education program in Prosthodontics at Loma Linda University School of Dentistry, an Adjunct Professor at the University of Texas Health Science Center School of Dentistry in the Comprehensive Dentistry Department, and maintains a part-time private practice in Glendale, CA. He is currently the President of the American College of Prosthodontists and an active member of various professional organizations and a Diplomate of the American Board of Prosthodontics and a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists and the Academy of Prosthodontics. He is also the Associate Editor for the Aesthetics/Prosthetics/Restorative section at the Journal of Dental Traumatology and a reviewer for the Journal of Prosthodontics and the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.
Dr. Baba has received several honors and awards including: The David J. Baraban Award from Boston University, the Claude R. Baker Faculty award for Excellence in Teaching Predoctoral Fixed prosthodontics in 2009 from the AAFP, and the California dental Association Arthur A. Dugoni Faculty award in 2010. He is the author of numerous publications and has recently published a book entitled “Restoration of Endodontically treated teeth: evidence based diagnosis and treatment Planning” and has lectured nationally and internationally.
Nasib Balut, DDS, MS, attended dental school at Universidad Tecnologica de México in Mexico City prior to receiving his postgraduate orthodontic training and master’s in oral biology from Loyola University in Chicago. He is board certified by the Mexican Board of Orthodontists and was its president from 2009 to 2012. Dr Balut is also a reviewer for the Journal of Clinical Orthodontics and author of Mini Implantes como anclaje en Ortodoncia (Editorial Ripano, 2012). Since 2009, he has been a certified educator for the Damon System. Dr Balut is a member of several professional organizations and maintains a private practice in Mexico City, Mexico.