Marwa Abdelaziz, DDS, PhD
After graduating from the university of Geneva in 2010, Marwa Abdelaziz worked in both private practice and the Division of Cariology and Endodontics of the university, she obtained her doctorate degree in 2017 from the university of Geneva and her PhD in 2018 from the University of ACTA in Amsterdam, her research is focused on early caries detection methods and non-invasive management. With a certificate of advanced studies (CAS) in clinical research, Dr. Abdelaziz is implicated in designing and carrying out clinical studies. At the moment Dr. Abdelaziz is a full time senior clinical supervisor and lecturer at the university of Geneva, teaching pre- and postgraduate students different aspects of caries prevention, detection and noninvasive management as well as pediatric dentistry.
Topic: The Geneva Concept for the Detection And Management of Early Caries

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Markus Blatz, ???
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Topic: Material selection and delivery for teeth?

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Dan Grauer, DDS, MS, MOrth, PhD
Dr. Grauer maintains a private practice limited to orthodontics for teens and adults in Santa Monica, California. He specializes in computer-guided orthodontics where invisible customized appliances are fabricated based on the face, occlusion, and smile. He is a Professor of Advanced Orthodontics at the University of Southern California, an Examiner for the American Board of Orthodontics, an Associate Editor for the American Journal of Orthodontics, and a member of the American Association of Orthodontists Committee on Technology.

Topic: Minimally Invasive Tx planning: Move it or Remove it

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Bach Le , DDS
Dr. Le is currently Clinical Associate Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC.  Dr. Le has lectured internationally on bone regeneration and dental implant-related surgery.  He has authored or co-authored over 13 chapters in textbooks on bone regeneration and dental implants and has published extensively in professional peer-review journals. He has been a main podium speaker at numerous national organizations including the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, Academy of Osseointegration, American Academy of Esthetic Dentistry, American Academy of Implant Dentistry, American College of Prosthodontists, Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontists, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.  Dr. Le was recently inducted as an Honorary Lifetime Member of the American College of Prosthodontists and is a recipient of the Charles E. English Award in Clinical Science.  Dr. Le is a Diplomate of the American Association of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeons, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiologist, and the International Congress of Oral Implantologists.
Topic: Vertical Augmentation in the Aesthetic Zone – Myth vs Reality.

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Mathew Nejad, ???
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Topic: Posterior Restorations

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Mehrdad Ra, ???
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Topic: Inay vs Direct

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Robert Relle, DDS
Dr. Relle received his DDS from Indiana University School of Dentistry, and specialty training in oral and maxillofacial surgery from Harbor-UCLA Medical Center. He was a full-time staff surgeon at Kaiser Hospital, Los Angeles Medical Center before entering into private practice in Century City, where his practice is limited to orthognathic surgery. He was an examiner for the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Relle is currently a lecturer at UCLA School of Dentistry, and co-chairs the Dentofacial Conference in the graduate orthodontic program at USC. He has published and lectured nationally on various topics in the field of orthognathic surgery.
Topic: The role of the surgeon

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Abdi Sameni, DDS, FACD (Symposium Chair)
Dr. Abdi Sameni is Clinical Associate Professor of Dentistry and a graduate of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC. He has been a member of the USC clinical faculty since 1998. He is a former faculty for the “esthetic selective” which emphasizes a “biomimetic approach” to restorative and esthetic care. He was the original director of the USC Advanced Esthetic Dentistry Continuum for the portion relating to indirect porcelain veneers. He is the chairman and developer of the “USC International Restorative Dentistry Symposium” for the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry at USC.

Dr. Sameni lectures nationally and internationally on topics related to interdisciplinary dentistry, digital photography and its applications to dentistry, and various aspects of biomimetic and esthetic dentistry. He is past-president of the USC Dental Alumni Association, past-president of the USC Century Club, board of directors of the Pan Pacific Center for continuing oral health professional education and a member of the board of counselors of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC. Dr. Sameni serves on the board of governors of the USC Alumni Association and he is currently the co-chair of the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC scholarship selection committee. Dr. Sameni is a member of numerous professional organizations and societies, including OKU and the Pierre Fauchard Academy. He is also a Fellow of the American College of Dentists. Dr. Sameni maintains a private practice in West Los Angeles, where he emphasizes comprehensive restorative dentistry, including implant reconstruction and esthetic dentistry.
Topic: Minimally Invasive Tx planning: Move it or Remove it

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Perish Shah, ???
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Topic: Modern Dentist

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Ryan Tse Tak On, BDS, MFGDP, M.clin.Dent (Prost), MGD, MSc (Implant Dent)
Dr. Ryan Tse is a private practitioner in Hong Kong and he is the graduate of the University of Hong Kong. He completed one-year Clinician Program in Implant Dentistry and Esthetic Dentistry at UCLA in 2006 and 2010 respectively. He is also a graduate in Kois Centre and finished the whole comprehensive curriculum involving aesthetic, occlusion and restorative dentistry.

He is one of the instructors in University of Southern California Esthetic Dentistry and Implant training program in China and Hong Kong. He is Vice President of Chinese Academy of Esthetic Dentistry and be the chairman of Accreditation board of CAED. He is also the Founder and President of Hong Kong Society of Esthetic Dentistry and Vice President of Hong Kong Society of Implant Dentistry. Currently he maintains a private practice in Hong Kong and focusing in Implant and Esthetic Dentistry.
Topic: Merging Invisalign with Digital Smile Design - to adhieve minimally invasive dentistry

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Marcos Vargas, DDS
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Topic: Post Comp 1

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Naoto Yassa, ???
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Topic: Dental Technician

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