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  PRF COURSE  

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Meet The Experts

Richard MIRON, DDS, MSc, PhD, Dr. med. dent.

www.themironlab.com

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  • Researcher of Advanced PRF and liquid PRF technology

  • Affiliated Professor in the department of Periodontology, University of Bern in Switzerland 

  • Masters in Cell Biology at the University

  • PhD in Molecular and Cell Biology

  • Doctor of Dental Surgery - Laval University in Canada

  • Main research interests involve the use of growth factors used for bone and periodontal regeneration

  • Author and co-author of over 200 internationally peer-reviewed scientific publications

  • Dr. Miron and Dr. Joseph Choukroun edited a 15 chapter textbook titled: “Platelet Rich Fibrin in Regenerative Dentistry: Biological Background and Clinical Indications” gathering collaborations from 20 co-authors from around the globe.

  • Named the 2015 Young Investigator of the Year in Implant Dentistry from the International Association of Dental Research (IADR) and 2016 International Team for Implantology (ITI) Andre Schroeder Research Recipient

Dr. Anton SCULEAN, DMD, Dr. med. dent., MSc, PhD

Lead Educator at PRFEDU in Soft Tissue Grafting and Periodontal Regeneration

https://www.prfedu.com/sculean

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  • Professor and chairman of the Department of Periodontology

  • Executive Director of the School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland.

  • Recipient of many research awards, among them the Anthony Rizzo Award of the Periodontal Research Group of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR), and the IADR/Straumann Award in Regenerative Periodontal Medicine

  • Authored more than 280 publications in peer-reviewed journals

  • Editor of the book Periodontal Regenerative Therapy published by Quintessence

  • President of the IADR Periodontal Research Group from 2009-2010

  • President Elect (2018-2019) of the European Federation of Periodontology (EFP)

  • Research interests focus on periodontal wound healing, regenerative and plastic-esthetic periodontal therapy, use of antibiotics, antiseptics and novel approaches such as lasers and photodynamic therapy in the treatment of periodontal and peri-implant infections. 

Dr. Catherine Davies, MD, MBA

Lead Educator at PRFEDU in Facial Esthetics

https://www.prfedu.com/facial

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  • Medical doctor with a special interest in rejuvenation procedures including hair restoration

  • Main editor of the book titled: “Platelet Rich Fibrin in Facial Esthetics” published in 2019

  • Lead educator of the Advanced Facial Esthetics Courses offered at PRFEDU

  • More than a decade experience using platelet concentrates

  • Dr. Catherine currently serves on the board of Campaigning for Cancer, BrandQuantum and AAMSSA and supports Project Restore.

Dr. Valerie Kanter, DDS, MSc

Lead Educator at PRFEDU in Regenerative Endodontics

https://www.prfedu.com/regenerativeendo

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  • Professor, Department of Endodontics, UCLA, California

  • Endodontist in Beverly Hills, California

  • Lead Educator of the Endodontic-specific courses offered at PRFEDU

  • International Lecturer combining lasers + PRF for pulp regeneration

  • Member of several nationally recognized dental associations such as the AAE, ADA, ALD, CDA, HDA, IABDM, and IAOMT.

  • Dr. Kanter is at the forefront of applying less-invasive, chemical-free and biological approaches to traditional endodontic therapies such as root canals and microsurgery

Dr. Dieter Bosshardt, PhD

Lead Educator at PRFEDU in Zirconia Implants, Biomaterials, and Osseointegration

https://www.prfedu.com/goinggreen

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  • Associate Professor and Head of the Robert K. Schenk Laboratory of Oral Histology at the School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern, Switzerland

  • Authored more than 200 original articles, review articles, case reports, and book chapters

  • Widely considered by his peers as being the top oral histologist in the world

  • More then 10 years of research on zirconia implants at the histological level in both humans and animals

  • Member of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) and the Osteology Research Academy (ORA)

Dr. Alireza Panahpour, DDS

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  • World-Class Biological & Cosmetic Dentist

  • Key opinion leader and researcher regarding the ‘mouth-body’ connection

  • Key opinion leader of platelet concentrates specifically for platelet rich fibrin

  • Inventor and pioneer of the ‘Casanova Technique’ incorporating PRF and low-level laser therapy

  • Educator at PRFEDU for 3 years regarding applications in cosmetic dentistry and facial esthetics