Dr Alon Preiskel is a Clinical Professor at Guy’s Hospital Kings College London, UK. He is a partner at Preiskel Prosthodontics and Vice President of the American Prosthodontics Society. His teaching experience includes serving as the Program Coordinator of the implant diploma at the Eastman Dental Institute London as well as teaching Prosthodontic trainees at Guy’s Hospital where he himself completed his specialist Prosthodontic training program. He has also completed his MBA at London Business School.
Dr Preiskel is a member of numerous dental societies and lectures frequently at national and international meetings including the American Prosthodontics Society, Academy of Prosthodontics, International College of Prosthodontics, IJP Young Prosthodontic Educators, Future Leaders in Prosthodontics and at the London Nobel Biocare symposium. Dr Preiskel sits on committees of the International College of Prosthodontics and is a reviewer for the International Journal of Implant Dentistry and the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry.
Prof. Diana Ram, DMD
Chair of the Dept of Pediatric Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, the Hebrew University - Hadassah, Jerusalem
Prof Ram was born in Uruguay. She graduated her dental studies at the Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay in 1982 and immigrated to Israel in 1985.
In 1994 she completed her specialization in pediatric dentistry in Jerusalem and since then she is a member of the staff of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and has her private practice in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv.
She is the present Chair of the Department of Paediatric Dentistry of the Faculty of Dental Medicine of the Hebrew University and Hadassah, and Chair of the National Board Committee for Specializing in Pediatric Dentistry-the Scientific Council – Israeli Dental Association, member of the Education committee of the EAPD (European Academy of Paediatric Dentistry) and the Head of the Admission Committee of the Faculty of Dental Medicine of the Hebrew University and Hadassah.
She was the Chairperson of the Israeli Society of Dentistry for Children, the President of the Israeli Division of the IADR (International Association of Dental Research) and the Chairperson of the Israeli division of PANDA (Prevent Abuse and Neglect through Dental Awareness)
She published over 60 scientific original papers in pediatric dentistry and her fields of interest are local anesthesia, esthetics in pediatric dentistry and behavior management. She presented in many international conferences and courses and serves as a reviewer in international journals in pediatric dentistry.
Dr. Jona Andersen
Pediatric Dentist Specialized in Dentistry and Orthodontics at KIDS DENTAL PARIS, France
Children’s Health is Paramount to me and The Prevention of Oral Diseases is an part of my Philosophy.
I received my DDS degree from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark.
I’m specialized in pediatric dentistry and have over 20 years of experience in the field. In 2008, I opened my office in the center of Paris providing dental treatment exclusively for Infants, Children, Adolescents and children with special healthcare needs.
I have followed several post-graduate programs in Pediatric Dentistry at The University of Southern California, in the US. I have also trained at The University of Paris V where I have earned a degree in Conscious Sedation and Behavior Guidance. I am an expert in medical hypnosis and I am trained in special pain management in children.
Presently I treat children with special healthcare needs under conscious sedation (nitrous oxide / laughing gaz) and medical hypnosis in my office and under general anesthesia at a private hospital (Clinique Marcel Sambat).
Prof. Oded Nahlieli graduated from the Hebrew University Hadassah School of Dental medicine in Jerusalem. He completed his initial Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residency in Israel that was followed by a residency in the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Department in Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA, in 1988-1989.
Prof. Nahlieli is the chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the ARM Assuta medical center Ramat Hcahial, Tel Aviv, Israel, the chairman of the Department of Minimal Invasive Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Galilee medical center Naharia Israel and the past chairman of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Barzilai University Medical Center, Ashkelon, Israel. He is Professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Ben Gurion University of the Negev and Adjunct Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Eastman Institute for Oral Health University of Rochester, NY, USA.
He was the president of the Israeli Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery during 1998-2000.
Since 1993, Prof. Nahlieli is developing endoscopy of the salivary glands (Sialoendoscopy) and he was one of the pioneers in the field. He has extensive experience in salivary gland endoscopy. In 2010, Oded Nahlieli received honors from the Israeli government on his achievements and innovations. In 2019 Dr. Nahlieli received honors from the International Society for Salivary Glands on his pioneer achievements in salivary gland endoscopy.
He developed a series of endoscopic techniques and specific equipment for minimally invasive procedures in implant dentistry and medicine. He has lectured extensively in Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and North America.
Prof. Nahlieli has published more than 100 academic articles, 15 book chapters, two books, and obtained 26 international patents. His articles on sialoendoscopy and minimally invasive implantology are considered as keystones in the modern management of salivary glands inflammatory disorders and dental implantology.
Ervin Weiss graduated from the Faculty of Dental Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem (DMD) cum laude. For three years he was a visiting fellow at NIDCR, NIH, Bethesda, USA.
He received his certificate of specialist in Prosthodontics in 1992 and became Associate Professor in Restorative Dentistry in Tel Aviv University.
Prof. Weiss served as Chairman of the Israeli Society of Oral Rehabilitation and Chairman of the Israeli division of the IADR. In 2000 he moved to the Hebrew University-Hadassah Faculty of Dental Medicine as Head of Department of Prosthodontics and nominated Professor in Oral Rehabilitation.
In 2014, for 5 years, he served as the Head of School of Dental Medicine in Tel Aviv University.
Prof. Weiss has published over 180 articles and numerous patents in the fields of microbiology, material sciences and dentistry.
Prof. Weiss is the founder, and Chief Scientist of Nobio Ltd. Kadima Israel.
He is running a private practice in Tel Aviv.
Prof. Haim Tal
Professor and chair of the Dept of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University
Haim Tal serves as Professor and Head of the Department of periodontology and Oral Implants at Tel-Aviv University School of Dental Medicine and as the Gerald A Niznick Professor of Implant Dentistry. Prof Tal served as head/Dean of the Dental School over a 10 years period of time. He is considered a world expert in periodontology and Implant Surgery and has carried out intensive research in the fields of Implantology, periodontal healing and regeneration, Cryotherapy of the oral mucosa and Physical Anthropology.
Tal obtained his D.M.D. from the Hebrew University,(1977), and completed post-graduate training in Periodontics and Oral Medicine at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, where he was also awarded the degrees M.Dent and PhD. In 1982 he joined New York University as a Professor in the Departments of Periodontics and Oral Medicine.
Prof Tal is the Recipient of the Distinction Award of the American Academy of Oral Medicine, and Johnson&Johnson Research Award of the IADR. The degree Doctoris Honoris Causa was bestowed upon him by the University Carol Davilla, Bucharest.
Tal is one of the developers of the leading collagen guided bone regeneration membrane OSSIX, manufactured by ColBar Life Sciences LTD. ISRAEL and served as Chief Clinical Scientist and co-founder of Tactile Technologies LTD., an Hi-Tech startup company developing dental Implants navigation technologies. Tal has published over 150 scientific articles in leading international journals, contributed chapters to 6 books, and co-authored over 100 abstracts presented in International Dental meetings. He is an invited lecturer at international meetings and serves as reviewer for scientific journals. In 2012 his book "Bone Regeneration" was published by Intech Pub. Co. and was recognized as "best seller" two years later.
Dr Lorelei Nassar is a Maxillo – Facial Surgeon living now in Bucharest ,Romania after spending 15 years in Israel where she specialized as a surgeon and have been through numerous processes of teaching, personal and spiritual developing . She studied there not only Surgery but also Medical Hypnosis and so on.
She published her first book which is now a bestseller, “Be THAT Person by Getting Transpersonal”.
She launched the concept #psychodentistry , while implementing in her daily practice instruments from all the trainings he went through . She is running a dental clinic in Bucharest , lecturing in numerous national and international congresses in Israel , China , Sweden , Finland, Mexico , Vietnam - and giving seminars on dental surgery , non-verbal communication and the importance of meditation on daily basis as a tool to increase wellness , presence and efficiency . She founded also a national representative of dental implants , AB Dental Romania.
She is organizing health prevention campaigns in schools and companies and sponsoring dental treatments of children from ACSIS social foundation programs , as well as fundraising for the same association –www.acsis.ro .
The themes in her lectures are :
Social importance of the smile
Dental implants and surgery tips
Medical hypnosis , a helpful tool in any medical approach
Dr. Marius Steigmann works in a private practice that is limited to implant therapy and soft tissue management, in Neckargemünd, Germany. He graduated in Dental Medicine in Neumarkt in 1987. In 2005, Dr. Steigmann received his PhD Summa cum laude from the University of Neumarkt.
He is a member of multiple associations and has also received the medal of "Semmelweiss" Budapest University Dental School Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. He is the founder and scientific chairman of "Update Implantologie Heidelberg" 2002-2011 and the founder and director of the "Steigmann Institute".
Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor, University of Michigan, Dept. of Periodontics
Honorary Professor of the “Carol Davila“ University ,Bucharest, Invited Senior Guest
Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Pennsylvania, Dept. of Endodontics 2014-2017
Visiting Professor, University of Szeged, Faculty of Dentistry
Visiting Professor, Department of Implantology in Temeschburg
Dr. Steigmann lectures and publishes extensively
Member of several associations (such as DGOI, FIZ, BDIZ and ICOI)
He is a Diplomate of the ICOI and other European societies
Member of the board of the DGOI.
Dr. Steigmann also received the medal of “Semmelweiss“ Budapest University Dental School, Dept. of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Dr. Steigmann received his PhD from the University of Neumarkt, 2005.
Founder and Scientific chairman of “Update Implantology Heidelberg” 2002-2012.
Dr. Steigmann served as ICOI Vice President of Germany 2005-2011.
Founder and director of the “Steigmann Institute”.
Dr. Steigmann maintains a private practice in Neckargemünd, Germany.
Dr. Eyal Botzer DMD
Co-founder, Liper- A trademark of BAM Medical Ltd and Director of the Pediatric Dentistry & Tongue-tie Clinic at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center
Graduated from the Hebrew University School of Dental Medicine in 1990 and the Post Graduate program in Pediatric Dentistry in 1995.
Between 1995 and 1996 I was a Research Fellow at the NYU Dental School.
Learning a new technique in the treatment of cleft lip and palate at the NYU Medical Center with the Institute of Craniofacial Reconstructive Plastic Surgery.
Since 1997 appointed as the director of the Pediatric Dentistry Clinic at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center.
My specialty is pediatric dentistry and treatment of neonates with craniofacial anomalies. Starting the year 2000 I have been involved with tongue tie research and treatment. I am a founding member of the International Affiliation of Tongue-Tie Professionals (IATP) and currently serves as a board member of the organization.
I have co-authored several articles on tongue tie and performed thousands of surgical procedures on newborns with breastfeeding difficulties."
Since 2016 I am a co-founder of BAM-Medial LTD a company that invented the Liper-Device a tool to help tongue training and better healing following surgery
In 2019 I have established the Tongue-tie and breastfeeding research and treatment center, at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center, where newborns are being assessed and treated by a multidisciplinary team, during the first 3 days of life.
Erella Pines, DMD, is a dentist with 25 years' experience in treating children and adults. During her career, Dr. Pines acquired vast experience with treating stress and anxiety patients. During recent years, Dr. Pines has been involved as an entrepreneur in several R&D projects as a founder of start-up companies.(, which have received the approval and financial backing of the Israeli Chief Scientist.)
2018 Founder RelaxSelf
A start up developing a unique self-help relaxation device and method that can be used anywhere with no prior training to help relieve anxiety and stress by slowing down the breathing pace.
2015 Entrepreneur and Medical Consultant – Flexi Floss Ltd.
The company develops and manufactures oral hygiene products and its first product, gummy floss™ is now marketed online. www.gummyfloss.com
1980-2004 Dentist & Clinic Director
Owner and Director of two private polyclinics (15 employees) offering dental and esthetical treatments for children and adults, specializing in patients with stress and anxiety.
Orthodontics Specialization, POS DIPLOMA, 1999
DMD, Hadassah Medical School, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, 1979
Dr. Ophir Fromovich is the inventor of numerous implant systems and restorative implant parts. In addition, he has lectured extensively nationally and internationally. Dr. Fromovich has also conducted numerous advanced courses on implants and is the author of book chapters on implant dentistry and scientific publications. During his years he has always been interested in Dental Marketing, patient follow-up, and patient to consumer new revolution.
Dr. Pinchas Kfir has more than 31 years practicing general dentistry, dental and implant surgery, and prosthodontics; Dr. Kfir maintained a private practice in Petach-Tikva, Israel.
Dr. Kfir has legal experience in litigating dental and medical malpractice cases as well as entrepreneurial experience in founding and managing dental companies.
As a practicing malpractice attorney, Dr. Kfir was exposed to the many issues’ existent in the dental implant field. This motivated him to develop innovative new technologies to improve the quality of dental implant treatment.
Dr Kfir served as Medical Director and Co-founder of IGS-DENTAL Ltd. and developed real-time navigation systems for dental implantology.
Dr. Kfir founded Zeev Implants Ltd., a company in the dental implant field - with investment from the Israel Innovation Authority, Trendlines Medical and private investment. Zeev Implants has developed a novel, new approach to dental implant design - Modular Dental Implants for minimally invasive peri-implantitis management options by renewal of the contaminated dental implant surface.
Dr. Kfir's latest novel innovation - Total Anti-Bacterial Leakage, Gap Dual Sealing Technology – is designed to enable gap sealing of most dental implants in the market.
Dr. Pinchas Kfir holds the following degrees:
DMD in Dentistry from the School of Dental Medicine, Tel-Aviv University, Israel 1989 where he served as Clinical instructor - 1990-1992.
1988 Awarded Scholarship for Excellence by the Israel Dental Association at the 2nd International Conference in Jerusalem, Israel.
1989 received scholarship for outstanding achievement in dental research for his article titled “Locating Specific Connecting Sites for Niphedipine in Hyperplastic Gingiva.”
MEI in Entrepreneurship and Innovation from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia, 2002
LLB from Bar-Ilan University, Israel 1996; Member of the Israel Bar Association.
Associate's degree of Capital Markets from Bar-Ilan University, Israel.
In his spare time, Pinchas assists his wife and daughter (professional musicians) in producing recordings of their work and performances.
Dr. Barak is an internationally recognized Oral & Maxillofacial Surgeon.
Dr. Barak founded and managed the "Maccabi-Dent" dental clinics chain in Israel of the "Maccabi" HMO for 18 years, and he is former director Institute of Dentistry &Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, "Hillel Yafe" Medical Center Hadera, Affiliated with the Rappoport Faculty of Medicine,The Technion,Haifa.
Dr. Barak has published over 50 articles on Oral surgery and Dentistry in international peer-reviewed Journals and has presented more than70 International Lectures and about 50 Abstacts in International meetings.
Dr. Barak is founder and entrepreneur behind 4 "start-up" companies in the topics of Dentistry and Orthopedic fields (one of them is traded in the " Nasdaq") and he is inventor of 8 Patents.