Multidisciplinary Treatment Solutions
for Peri-Implantitis Symposium
Moderator: Dr. Robert Schallhorn is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontogy, and is a Past Chairman/ President of the ABP and the American Academy of Periodontology. He served on active duty in the U.S. Army as a periodontist and endodontist for 14 years; as Professor and Chairman of the Department of Periodontics at the University of Colorado School of Dentistry; as Research Professor at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry; as a Consultant to many federal and civilian agencies; has been active in dental research since 1954; and in private practice for 38 years.
Stephen J. Chu, DMD, MSD, CDT maintains an academic appointment as Adjunct Clinical Professor in the Ashman Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry and the Department of Prosthodontics at New York University College of Dentistry. He also has a private practice in fixed prosthodontics, aesthetic, and implant dentistry in New York City.
Dr. Chu has published over 50 articles in dental literature and has given lectures nationally and internationally on the subjects of esthetic, restorative, and implant dentistry. Dr. Chu is on the editorial review board of several peer-reviewed dental journals.
He is the recipient of the Peter Scharer Distinguished Lecturer award from the Euorpean Academy of Esthetic Dentistry as well as the Lloyd L. Miller Distinguished Lecturer and E.B. Clark Award from the Society for Color and Appearance in Dentistry.
Joseph Fiorellini, DMD, DMSc is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. In 1990, he received his DMD from the Harvard School of Dental Medicine and in 1993 was awarded the DMSc degree in the field of Oral Biology and a Certificate in Periodontology. Dr. Fiorellini has published over 50 manuscripts, reviews or textbook chapters and received awards related to research including NIH and IADR research travel grants, The AAP Young Investigators Award, The Academy of Osseointegration Research Award, and The European Association for Osseointegration Research Prize. Currently, he serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Periodontology, the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants and The International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry.
Stuart J. Froum, DDS is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. He earned his dental doctorate from New York University College of Dentistry after graduating with a BA from Brooklyn College. Dr. Froum then completed a general dentistry internship at Brooklyn Veterans Administration Hospital and a periodontal residency at New York Veterans Administration Hospital.
Currently, Dr. Froum is a Clinical Professor of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry and the Director of Clinical Research (Department of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry) at New York University Dental Center.
Dr. Froum is the past President of the American Academy of Periodontology (2013-2014) and sits on the editorial review board of Middle East Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the International Journal of Periodontics and Implant Dentistry and Journal of Periodontology. He is on the research committee of the American Academy of Osseointegration and the continuing education oversight committee of the American Academy of Periodontology, who recently awarded him an honor.
Dr. Sam Low is Professor Emeritus, University of Florida, Board member of the Pankey Institute and Academy of Laser Dentistry with 30 years of private practice experience in periodontics, lasers and implant placement. He is Past President of the American Academy of Periodontology and was selected “Dentist of the Year” by the Florida Dental Association, Distinguished Alumnus by the University of Texas Dental School, Gordon Christensen Lecturer Recognition Award, Past President of the Florida Dental Association and past ADA Trustee.
Myron Nevins, DDS is the Editor of the International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry and Associate Clinical Professor of Periodontology at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. Dr. Nevins is a past President of the American Academy of Periodontology and a former Director and Chairman of the American Board of Periodontology where his contributions have been recognized with the Gold Medal and the Master Clinician Awards. He is a Clinical Professor of Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dentistry and a Clinical Professor of Periodontics at the Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry. He maintains a private practice limited to Periodontics and Implantology in Swampscott, Massachusetts. Dr. Nevins is the founder and President of Perio Imp Research, Inc.
Marisa Roncati, BS, RDH, DDS – Dental Degree (DDS), University of Ferrara, Italy. Registered Dental Hygienist RDH, Forsyth School, Boston (USA). Bachelor Degree in Classical Literature, University of Bologna, Italy. Assistant Professor: Master of Prosthesis and Implantology, Alma Mater Studiorum, Bologna University; European Master Degree on Oral Laser Applications, La Sapienza University, Rome; Master's Degree in Oral Surgery and Pathology, Parma University; School of Dental Hygiene, Marche Politecnic University, Ancona, Italy. She published two books in English: Get Sharp and Non-surgical Periodontal Therapy, Indications, Limits and Clinical Protocols with the Additional Use of Diode Laser, and a DVD, “The Diode Laser: A Step-by-Step Operative Technique”.
Dr. Marco Ronda graduated in medicine in 1990 at the University of Verona and since then he practices dentistry at his private office in Genoa. Among the many post graduate courses attended, he attended the one-year-course in advanced surgery held by Prof. Massimo Simion in Milan and attended a Master course in Regenerative Surgical Techniques at the University of Pennsylvania.
He annually attends the meetings organized by the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and several specialized courses on the techniques of horizontal and vertical bone regeneration. He also participates annually at the Continuing Dental Education at the New York University College of Dentistry, Post Graduate. He periodically gives lectures and provides practical training courses in implantology and bone regeneration techniques at his office. He also speeches at national and international meetings and cooperates with several Italian Universities, lie Milan, Trieste, Modena, Genoa, Pisa and Bologna.
The International Journal of Periodontics & Restorative Dentistry published his study reporting a new surgical technique of lingual flap management appropriate in all cases of increase in bone volume; on the same magazine, a new clinical study on the management of the buccal flap titled “A novel approach for the coronal advancement of the buccal flap” has been published. He is also author of an article published on COIR magazine comparing the clinical outcomes in GBR with the e-ptfe and d-ptfe non resorbable membrane.
He is an active member of the SICOI (Italian Oral Surgery Society) and co-founder of the Piezosurgery Academy.
Paul S. Rosen, DMD, MS maintains a full-time private practice in Yardley, Pennsylvania, limited to perio-dontics, surgical implant placements and regenerative therapy. He also has appointments as Clinical Professor of Periodontics at the University of Maryland Dental School and Clinical Professor of Periodontics and Dental Implantology at Temple University Dental School. Dr. Rosen is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology and has served as an Examiner. He has also devoted his time to a number of committees for the American Academy of Periodontology including chairing a task force that authored an article titled, “Peri-Implant Mucositis and Peri-Implantitis: A Current Understanding of Their Diagnoses and Clinical Implications” which appeared in the Journal of Periodontology. He reviews for and serves on the editorial boards for a number of dental journals and has authored/co-authored a number of articles on periodontal regeneration, dental implants and interrelated orthodontic-periodontal care and lectured both nationally and internationally on the subjects of dental implants and regeneration for both teeth and dental implants. Dr. Rosen is also quite proud of being named the 2015 recipient of the American Academy of Periodontology’s prestigious Master Clinician Award and in 2016 the Northeastern Society of Periodontists Isidor Hirschfeld Award for Clinical Excellence.
Prof. Dr. Frank Schwarz worked as Assistant Professor in the Department of Periodontology at the University Homburg as well as in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Ludwig Maximilians University, München from 1999 until 2002. In 2002 he moved to the Department of Oral Surgery at the Heinrich Heine University, where he became Associate Professor in 2006 and extraordinary Professor in 2010. Frank Schwarz has a special degree in Oral Surgery and Oral Implantology. He received several appointment offers, such as Director in Implant Dentistry at the New York University (NYU), Professor in Implant Dentistry at the Hong Kong University, or as Clinical Professor in Oral Surgery at the University of Leeds. In 2013 he became Honorary Professor at the Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia (School of Dentistry and Oral Health) and in 2015, he was appointed as Full Professor in Oral Medicine and Peri-implant Infections in the Department of Oral Surgery at the Heinrich Heine University, Düsseldorf, Germany. He serves as an Associate Editor to the Journal of Clinical Periodontology (Ranking: 2014: 2/88 - Dentistry Oral Surgery & Medicine) and Editorial Board Member for Clinical Oral Implants Research (Ranking: 2014: 3/88 - Dentistry Oral Surgery & Medicine). He is the President of the German Association of Oral Implantology (DGI), a Board Member of the Osteology Foundation and was awarded the André Schröder Research Prize in 2007 and the Miller Research Prize in 2012.
Prof. Massimo Simion is Chairman of the Department of Periodontology at the Dental School of the University of Milan. Degree of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Milan in 1979. Specialization in Odontostomatology and Dental Prosthodontics at the University of Milan in 1982. From 1987 to 1994 Consultant Professor at the School of Specialization of Odontostomatology of the University of Milan.
Since 1996 Consultant Professor at the University of Parma Scientific Secretary and Founder of the Italian Society of Osseointegration. Member of the Board of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) since 1998. President of the EAO for the year 2001-2003. He works half time in his private practice, limited to periodontics and implant surgery, and half time professor at the University of Milan, department of periodontology and implant therapy. He published several papers and he is an international lecturer on the topic of osseointegration and guided bone regeneration.
Chandur Wadhwani, BDS, MSD received his BDS in 1986 from University College Hospital, London, where he was awarded honors and distinction. He later taught as a part-time clinical lecturer at UCH, and maintained a private practice in the prestigious Harley Street, London.
He attended the University of Washington receiving a Masters in Dental science and a certificate in prosthodontics in 2004, then joined an established private practice limited to prosthodontics in Bellevue Washington.
Dr. Wadhwani has an active interest in education and clinical based research, and is currently an adjunct Professor at Loma Linda University, Advanced specialty education program in prosthodontics, and faculty member of the University of Washington.
He is currently working with graduate departments in Loma Linda, OHSU, UW and to date has published over 50 articles in peer review journals, and has chapters currently in six text books related to implant restoration.
In 2014 he was awarded best clinical innovations presentation at the Academy of Osseointegration, and has lectured multiple times for the American Academies including: Restorative (AARD), Esthetic (AAED), Periodontology (AAP), Prosthodontics (ACP & APS), AO, AMOS, ICOI, AAID and many others.
June 9-11, 2017
THE WESTIN MICHIGAN AVENUE CHICAGO
909 North Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
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