Andreja Carek, DMD, MSc, PhD
Specialist in Prosthodontics
Department of Fixed Prosthodontics
University of Zagreb
School of Dental Medicine
Asst. Professor Andreja Carek was born in Zagreb, Croatia. After elementary and high school she started with School of Dental Medicine in Zagreb 1997. She graduated from the School of Dental Medicine in 2002. 2003. she passed the state exam and obtained a license for independent work. In 2003 she started to work at Dpt. of Prosthodontics, School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb and 2004. she began to specialize in prosthodontics. After receiving her Master of Science degree in 2005 she finalized specialization in prosthodontics in 2007. She finished PhD in 2009, and attended postgraduate course I category "Art of medical education." The course was organized by the Croatian Society for Medical Education and the Institute of Educational Technology, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb (2009). Same year became a senior assistant at the Department of Prosthodontics of the School of Dental Medicine in Zagreb. Since 2012., Andreja Carek is assistant professor and has been a course instructor in the "Planning of fixed prosthetics therapy and diagnostic approach in aesthetic zone" and course associate instructor in the"Advanced Preparation Techniques in Fixed Prosthodontics" further education program at the Zagreb Dental School. She is head of the course "Metals and alloys as biomaterials" within the postgraduate doctoral study of dental medicine and head of the course "Treatment planning of fixed prosthetics and diagnostic approach in the aesthetic zone" within the postgraduate specialist dental medicine study.
She is a lecturer and training course instructor (KOL) for 3M and an associate on a great deal of dental trainings and courses organized by the School of Dental Medicine, University of Zagreb and the Croatian Dental Chamber. She is actively participating in numerous national and international scientic and professional conferences and courses, and holds the position of secretary of the Croatian Prosthetic Society. She is member of the board of local office of Croatian Medical Association and member of the European Society of Prosthodontics (EPA), Croatian Society of Dental Implantology, Croatian Society for Materials and Tribology, the International Society for research in dental medicine (IADR), Global Institute for Dental Education, International College of Prosthodontists (ICP) and the Croatian Dental Chamber.
Assoc. Prof. Emre MUMCU: DDS; PhD
Eskisehir Osmangazi University Faculty of Dentistry
Dept. of Prosthodontics, Meselik Campus, Eskisehir, Türkiye.
I graduated from Eskisehir Anatolian High School and Istanbul University School of Dentistry in the years 1993 and 1998, repectively. I got my PhD degree with the dissertation titled as "Electromyographic Assesment of the effects of Stabilization and Anterior Repositioning Splints on Masticatory Muscles in Disc Displacements with Reduction Therapies” from Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry Department of Prosthodontics. I completed mymilitary service from 2007-2008 at Gulhane Military Medical Academy of Dental Sciences Center located in Ankara.In 2012, I moved to Eskisehir starting as a faculty member at Eskişehir Osmangazi University School of Dentistry. Some of my administrative services at my current instutition since 2012 are listed below as follows:
Coordinator of Education at School of Dentistry (2012-2013)
Vice Chair for Clinical Sciences (2012-2013)
Vice-Dean of School of Dentistry (2012-2013)
Chief of Department of Prosthodontics (2012- Present)
Chien Hai Li, D.D.S., M.Sc.
Chuan Sheng Dental Clinic, Taiwan
2000 Graduated from China Medical College in Taiwan (D.D.S.)
2004 Director of Chuan Sheng Dental Clinic
2011 Graduated from Goethe University, Frankfurt, Germany(M.Sc.)
2013 Published paper on IJOMS
2017 Published paper on JDOB
Li C.H., Chou C.T., Bone sparing implant removal without trephine via internal separation of the titanium body with a carbide bur. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2014 Feb;43(2):248-50.
Chienhai Li., Immediate Implant Supported Full-Arch Restorations Fabricated with an Intraoral Welding Technique in Taiwan Patients with Intact Opposite Dentition-Case Series. Journal of Dentistry and Oral Biology 2017, Volume 2, Issue 11, Article 1070
Dr. Vinisha Pandey
Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, Modinagar
Delhi , India
Dr. Vinisha Pandey (MDS, Associate Professor, Endodontist and Cosmetic surgeon) was born in July 1983 at Fategarh Government Hospital, Uttar Pradesh, India. She was brought up in Kanpur where she graduated from Faculty of Dental sciences, Rama University with the degree of BDS, completed her post graduation in Conservative dentistry and Endodontics from the same university and received degree of MDS with a distinction. Following her studies she joined as an Assistant Professor in a Dental college at Aurangabad. After that she received standard proficiency in Dental Lasers from University of California, San Francisco under Sir Donald Coluzzi in 2013. She continued her academic teaching in the same dental college until she was called back to Rama University to serve as an assistant professor and demonstrator. She achieved numerous credentials by then. Botulinum toxin and dermal fillers hands on training, Post Graduate Diploma in Cosmetology & Aesthetic Medicine from Apollo Hospitals, India to name a few. Vested with any responsibility she would show the same zeal and passion to accomplish it. Not to forget her uncanny ability to stay with students. That is why she has succeeded has a mentor for her students.
During her short career span she has authored 2 books titled “Lasers in conservative dentistry and endodontics” and “Dental Composites” which has made her popular amongst the dental fraternity. She has to her credit numerous international and national publications. She has an active interest in Dental lasers and motivates graduate and post graduate students to enhance their knowledge on the same.
Achieving what she has set out to achieve and always proving a point or two has been her methodology of professional career. She is Reviewer of Indian and international indexed pubmed journals as well as serving as an editor and associate editor for Current updates in dentistry journal and Journal of Advanced Medical Dental sciences Research respectively. Vested with any responsibility she would show the same zeal and passion to accomplish it. That lead her to be nominated for the prestigious Guident dental awards (category- junior academician), Famdent excellence in dentistry awards 2016 (category- academician of the year) and “Indian Health Professional Awards 2017 (category- excellence in conservative and endodontics).
She is currently pursuing PhD in endodontics on the topic “Low Level Lasers” as well as serving as an associate professor in Institute of Dental Studies and Technologies, India.
Dr. Latifa El-Banna
BDS, MSc, PhD in prosthodontics
Consultant Prosthodontist at
ALZAHRAA University Hospital
Dr. Latifa is graduated from the Faculty of Oral & Dental Medicine (FODM), Cairo University in 2001. She joined the prosthodontic department of Alzahraa university hospital – AlAzhar University in Egypt from 2002 until Now. She also worked as lecturer assistant at Miser University for science and Technology. Latifa received her Master Degree in prosthodontics From AlAzhar university in 2009 and she accredited it from Educational Credential Evaluators, Inc.at USA .Currently she finished her PhD Thesis and still pursuing her degree fulfillment .She is a member of AACD as well as AAID and DSD certified member. She was a speaker in FDI dental Congress 2016 at Poland as well as at 24th world Congress in dentistry and Oral health 2017 at London and 2nd International conference on Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics 2017 at Canada as well as invited to many others international conferences and invited to be editorial board member for many international Journals. She is considered a Pioneer in refining and implementing the unique Reverse Engineering Concept in digital dentistry (Hassab concept). Also she is interested in CAD/CAM Technology based restorations with special interest in Color And Implant supported restorations .She had her own private clinic and Studio in Cairo in which she treats cases in cooperation with many International Smile designers and technicians.