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Saturday, June 15, Session I Speakers

Stephen Bayne
Dr. Bayne is Professor and Chair of the Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences, and Endodontics at the University of Michigan. He’s received his M.S. and Ph.D. in Biological Materials from Northwestern University and then taught at University of Mississippi (1977-1984), UNC (1984-2005), and University of Michigan (2005-present). He’s received the Award of Merit (ADI, 1999), Lecturer of the Year Award (GNYSP, 2000), Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award (Carleton College, 2003), UNC Distinguished Professor (2004-2006, highest teaching award UNC bestows), Hollenback Prize (AOD, 2005), Faculty Teaching Excellence Award (2005, ADEA), Founder’s Award (ADM, 2007), Clinical Research Award (DMG-IADR, 2010), honorary PhD (University of Athens, Greece, 2010), and Distinguished Scientist Award (IADR Souder Award, 2011). He is past-President of the ADM, DMG, AADR, and IADR. He has been involved in funded clinical research on posterior composites, CAD/CAM, bonded Class-V restorations, and bleaching materials. His research is published in 50 chapters, 125 journal articles, and 260 abstracts. He’s presented made 224 scientific and 272 continuing dental education lectures.
Gottfried Schmalz
Dr. Schmalz is Professor and Chairman, Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, University of Regensburg. His credentials include: 1971, State Board (DDS), University of Bonn;1972, Doctor Med Dent Degree (DMD), University of Bonn; 1974-975, Research Associate at the “Material Science Toxicology Laboratory”, University of Memphis, Tenn, USA; 1980,Habilitation (PhD), University of Tübingen, Subject: “The Biocompatibility of Dental Materials;“since 1983, Professor and Chairman, Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, University of Regensburg; 1989-2012, Dean of the Dental School, University of Regensburg; 1987-1989, President of the Continental European Division of IADR; since 1989/1990, Secretary (Treasurer until 2008) of the Continental European Division; 1984-1988, President of the German Association for Operative Dentistry; 1990-1992, President of the German Association of Professors for Dentistry; 1993-1997, President of the German Scientific Dental Association; since 1991, Representative of Germany in the ISO/TC 106/WG 10: Biological Testing of Dental Materials; since 1996, Editor-in-Chief of “Clinical Oral Investigations”; since 1998, Adjunct Professor, University of Texas at Houston, (2007) Baylor College of Dentistry Dallas, Texas and 82008) University “iuliu Hateinganu” Cluj-Napoca (Klausenburg), Romania, (29129 University of Sassari, Italy; since 2008, Honorary Professor University ‘Iuliu Hatieganu’ Cluj-Napoca (Klausenburg), Romania; 2003/2004, President of the Pan European Federation of IADR; since 2003, Chairman of the ISO/TC 106/WG 10: Biological Evaluation of Dental Materials; since 2006, Member of the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina); since 2006, Honorary Member of the German Scientific Dental Association (DGZMK), Accademia Italiana di Conservativa and the German Association for Operative Dentistry; 2007, Distinguished Scientist Award of the International Association for Dental Research; 2009, Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany; since 2010, Senator of the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina); 2011, Distinguished Service Award of the International Association for Dental Research; 2011, Award of Excellence of the European Federation of Conservative Dentistry (EFCD); Dr. Schmalz is editor of the book ‘Biocompatibility of Dental Materials’ together with D. Arenholt-Bindslev. His main research areas are biocompatibility of dental materials, regenerative dentistry, > 250 publications (> 200 in PubMed), 5 books.
Jeong-won Park
Graduate Yonsei University College of Dentistry; Clinical researcher in Samsung Medical Center Department of Conservative Dentistry; Associate Professor in Kyungpook National University; Visiting Professor in Oregon Health and Science University; Professor in Yonsei University; and Member of Korean Academy of Conservative Dentistry.

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Saturday, June 15, Session II Speakers

Jack L. Ferracane
Jack Ferracane is Professor and Chair of Restorative Dentistry, and Division Director of Biomaterials and Biomechanics at Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, Oregon. Dr. Ferracane earned his Ph.D. in Biological Materials at Northwestern University. He is a founding fellow and past-President of the Academy of Dental Materials. He is a past-President of the Dental Materials Group of the IADR. He serves on the editorial board of ten journals, and is Associate Editor of the Journal of Dental Research and Odontology. He has authored a textbook entitled “Materials in Dentistry. Principles and Applications.” He has published and lectured globally on dental materials. His current research interests are in dental composites and the use of bioactive glasses in resin-based dental materials. He also is actively involved in the establishment and operation of networks designed to conduct dental clinical research in the private practice setting. His research is funded by the NIH/NIDCR as well as private industry.
Junji Tagami
Prof. Junji Tagami received his DDS degree at the Faculty of Dentistry, Tokyo Medical and Dental University in 1980. He obtained his Ph.D. degree under the supervision of Profs. Takao Fusayama and Hiroyasu Hosoda in Dental Science in March 1984. In 1987 and 1988, he studied under Professor David Pashley, Medical College of Georgia. Currently, Dr. Tagami is Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry and Dean of Graduate School at Tokyo Medical and Dental University. His primary research interest involves studies related to the adhesion of restorative materials to tooth substance and dental materials within the broad area of adhesive dentistry, and the cariology. His research work has been published in more than 300 international and national peer-reviewed journals.
Luiz Baratieri
Dr. Baratieri is Professor and Chair, Department of Operative Dentistry, Federal University of Santa Catarina. His other credentials include: certification in periodontics; postdoctorate degree,University of Sheffield, England; coordinator, certification program, operative dentistry, Federal University of Santa Catarina; coordinator, graduate program, master of science, operative dentistry, Federal University of Santa Catarina; international lecturer, more than 600 lectures; editor-in-chief, Journal Clínica, International Journal of Brazilian Dentistry.

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Saturday, June 15, Special Lecture Series Speakers

Yoichiro Nara
1974-80, School of Dentistry at Tokyo, The Nippon Dental University (NDU), D.D.S. and *License of Dentist; 1980-84, Graduate School of Dentistry at Tokyo, NDU, Ph.D.; 1985-86, Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in Dental Materials, The Forsyth Institute (Forsyth Dental Center), Boston, Mass., U.S.A.; 1991-present, Dental Practitioner Conducting Advanced Clinical Training of Foreign Dental Practitioners, Japanese Ministry of Health and Welfare; 1984-87, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Operative Dentistry, NDU; 1987-01, Senior Assistant Professor, Dept. of Operative Dentistry, NDU; 1989-present, Research Affiliate in Dental Materials in the Research Institute Division, The Forsyth Institute (Forsyth Dental Center), Boston, Mass., U.S.A.; 2003-12, Professor, Dept. of Endodontics and Operative Dentistry, NDU; 2004-12 , Executive Director of Educational Affairs, NDU; 2012-present, Professor and Chairman, Dept. of Adhesive Dentistry, NDU.
Takashi Saito
Dr. Takashi Saito received a D.D.S. degree in 1990 and Ph.D. degree in Dentistry in 1994 from Health Sciences University of Hokkaido. He was afterwards a successful post-doctoral fellow for 2 years at the laboratory of Prof. Miles A. Crenshaw at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From 2003 to the present he has been a Professor and Chair of Division of Clinical Cariology and Endodontology, Department of Oral Rehabilitation, School of Dentistry, Health Sciences University of Hokkaido, Japan. He also serves as the Dean currently. Prof. Saito’s current research activities include the development of new techniques for dentin remineralization using new adhesive monomer and dentin regeneration using RGD-containing peptides. He is the recipient of Hatton Travel Award from IADR in 1999. He is a Director and Board Certified member of Japanese Society of Conservative Dentistry, Japan Society for Adhesive Dentistry and Japan Academy of Esthetic Dentistry.
Futoshi Komine
Dr. Futoshi Komine is currently Assistant Professor, Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, Nihon University School of Dentistry in Tokyo, Japan. He received his D.D.S. degree in 1991, and his Ph.D. degree in 1995, from Nihon University School of Dentistry. He was Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Prosthodontics at the University of Freiburg, School of Dentistry in Germany (Chair: Prof. Dr. Jörg Strub) from 2002 to 2004. He is an editorial board member of several recognized journal including The Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry; Quintessence International; Asian Pacific Journal of Dentistry, and acts as a reviewer for many other scientific dental journals.

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Saturday, June 15, Session III Speakers

Didier Dietschi
Dr. Didier Dietschi was licensed in 1984 and got his doctoral and Privat Docent degrees in 1988 and 2004, respectively, at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. He also got a PhD degree in 2003 at the University of ACTA, Netherlands. Following a 6-year period of full time teaching and research activity in Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, he started a part time activity in a private office in Geneva, dedicated to aesthetic restorative dentistry. He holds now positions of adjunct Professor at CASE Western University (USA) and senior lecturer at the University of Geneva. Dr. Dietschi has published more than 80 clinical and scientific papers and book chapters on adhesive and aesthetic restorations; he also co-authored the book “Adhesive Metal-free Restorations”, edited in 1997 by Quintessence and translated in 7 languages. Dr. Dietschi is lecturing internationally on adhesive & aesthetic restorations.
Fatma Koray
Fatma Koray was born in Istanbul. She graduated Faculty of Dentistry, Istanbul University. She received her PhD degree in Conservative Dentistry. She worked as a research fellow in the Free University, Berlin; and was supported by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and Av Humboldt Foundation. She kept on working as a clinician and a lecturer, and was promoted to the Professorship in the Department of Conservative Dentistry in 1982 where she worked as Head of Department for 22 years. She was an Executive Committee member of Institute of Experimental Medicine, Istanbul University. She was elected Senator as a representative of the Faculty, and appointed as the Director of Clinical Division. She founded Turkish Association of Restorative Dentistry, and worked as president starting from 1990.She was elected to the Presidency of IADR/ Continental European Division in 2003-2004 and EFCD European Federation of Conservative Dentistry in 2011-2012. She retired in November, 2012.
Hirofumi Yatani
Dr. Yatani, is Professor and Chair, Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry. He holds a DDS from Osaka University School of Dentistry (1980) and a PhD from Hiroshima University Graduate School of Dentistry (1985). His teaching and research appointments include: 1984-1985, Research assistant, Hiroshima Univ. School of Dentistry; 1985-1986, Assistant Professor, Okayama University School of Dentistry; 1987-1999, Associate Professor, Okayama University School of Dentistry; 1995-1997, Fellow of Orofacial Pain Center, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry; 2000, Professor and Chair, Okayama University School of Dentistry; and 2003-present, Professor and Chair, Osaka University Graduate School of Dentistry. Dr. Yatani is Fellow, President, Japan Prosthodontic Society; Fellow, Japan Society for Adhesive Dentistry; Fellow, Japanese Society for Temporomandibular Joint; International College of Prosthodontists:, Member; International Association for Dental Research (IADR), Member; International Association for the Study of Pain, Member; Asian Academy of Craniomandibular Disorders, Country Representative; and Asian Academy of Prosthodontics, Vice president.

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Saturday, June 15, Session IV Speakers

William Cheung
Dr. Cheung received his dental degree and a Certificate in General Practice Residency from the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, USA. He is Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry, the Academy of Dentistry International, and the International College of Dentists. He maintains a multi-specialty practice in Hong Kong. He is Honorary Professor, West China School of Stomatology, Sichuan University in China, Honorary Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong Faculty of Dentistry and Adjunct Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. He is also the Continuing Education Programme Director in Asia Pacific for the FDI World Dental Federation..Dr. Cheung has lectured internationally. He serves on the International Editorial Board of the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), Associate Editor of JADA Chinese Edition, and Associate Editor of Hong Kong Dental Journal.
Mutlu Ozcan
Dr. Ozcan is Professor and Head of Dental Materials Unit (University of Zurich,Dental School, Zurich, Switzerland), 2009-present. Her credentials and other appointments include: Licenciate in Dentistry (DDS, Marmara University, Istanbul), 1993; (Medical and Dental School of Cologne, Germany), 1999; Invited Visiting Researcher (University of Turku, Dental School, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry and Biomaterials Research, Turku, Finland), 2001-2002; Ph.D. (University of Groningen, Department of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene The Netherlands), 2003; Professor of Clinical Dental Biomaterials (University Medical Center Groningen, Department of Dentistry and Dental Hygiene, The Netherlands), 2007- present. She has authored more than 200 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, has given over 401 presentations at international scientific meetings.
Naoki Hayashi
Naoki Hayashi graduated from Japan Osaka Dental University in 1992. Soon after graduation he worked in National Dental Laboratory in Japan. He works currently as a master ceramist & Vice President of Ultimate Styles Dental Laboratory in Irvine; CA. Mr. Hayashi lectures all over the world about current trends in dental technology and treatment planning. He has lectured in QDT symposium in 5th & 6th World Dental meeting in Japan, 4th international congress of dental technology in Japan, Spectrum Dialogue Techno Clinical day in Chicago , AACD Boston, AAED Florida, 5th International Symposium on Ceramics and many more. He is also an instructor for Waseda Ceramic training center & Noritake dental supply company. Mr Hayashi’s major accomplishments are his two publications, A Diary Through the Lens, which was published by Quintessence publishing in 2005.6 and Past <<Future –Envision 77 Heart Beats, published by Ishiyaku Publishing Inc. In addition, he also has published over 30 articles and several of his articles are translated in nine languages all over the world. Mr. Hayashi constantly searches for the best methods for esthetic porcelain restorations to achieve the best results to satisfy dentist and their patients high esthetic demands. He continues to share his knowledge & skill by offering many hands on workshop all over the world.
June 15 Speakers
The Robert Schattner Center
University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
240 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030