ENDO CONFERENCE 2020 SPEAKERS
Dr. Antonis Chaniotis
Chaniotis Antonis is a graduate of the Athens Dental School University, Greece (1998). In 2003 he completed the three-year postgraduate program in Endodontics at the University of Athens Dental School.
Since 2003, he owns a limited to microscopic Endodontics private practice in Athens, Greece. For the last ten years, he served as a clinical instructor affiliated with the undergraduate and postgraduate programs at the University of Athens, Athens Dental School, Endodontic department, Greece. In 2012 he was awarded the title of ”Clinical Fellow Teacher” at the University of Warwick Dentistry – UK.
He currently serves as an active member of the Hellenic Society of Endodontology (ESE full member society), a board member of the Academy of Microscope Enhanced Dentistry (AMED) and a certified member of the European Society of Endodontology (ESE).
He lectures extensively nationally and internationally and he has published articles in local and international journals. He has lectured worldwide in over 40 congresses. In 2010 he joined the Roots forum and became well known for his clinical skills through his microscope enhanced Endodontic video case management series. From January of 2011 he served as the administrator of the Endo-Implant-Algorithm video Blog of the Dental Tribune Study Club. With over 50 microendodontic video presentations uploaded, Dr. Chaniotis is passionate about video documentation in microscope enhanced Endodontics and believes in the educational power of evidence based video case presentations.
Dr. Grzegorz Witkowski
Dr Grzegorz Witkowski was born in 1979 in Białystok, Poland. He studied at Medical University of Warsaw and graduated in 2003. Member of European Society of Endodontics, Polish Association of Endodontics and Polish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry. Dr Witkowski is a recognized international speaker and author of many articles regarding endodontics, CAD/CAM solutions and use of the microscope in everyday practice. His passion is dental microscope photography and video.
From 2004 works in a private clinic in Olsztyn, Poland, focusing on endodontics, CAD/CAM and aesthetic dentistry. In 2018 opened one of the most advanced private dental training centers in Poland. Gold Member of the biggest international and most renowned group Style Italiano Endodontics.
He is international consultant and lecturer of VDW (Germany), Septodont (France). Dr. Grzegorz Witkowski is well renowned international lecturer with more than 12 years experience in lecturing in several countries such us Moldova, Czech Republic, Azerbaijan, Russia, Poland, Belgium, Hungary, Croatia, Latvia, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Romania, Uzbekistan, Ukraine, Italy.
Dr. Alexandru Burcea
Alexandru Burcea DDS, MSc, PhD is an international trainer and lecturer for Oral Surgery and Implantology field with over 15 years of experience. After he graduated the Faculty of Dental Medicine of Titu Maiorescu University of Bucharest he attended the residency program in oral surgery at the Carol Davila University of Bucharest and he obtained the title of oral surgery specialist.
Begining with 2004 he attended specialization courses in clinics and research centers in Italy, France, Germany, Switzerland and Israel. In 2005 he started the training in oral surgery at San Camillo Forlanini Hospital in Rome, Italy. In 2007 and 2008 he got his certificate of complementary studies in Oral Implantology and Periodontology at the Carol Davila University of Bucharest. He obtained the “Phd Degree” in Medical Sciences in 2011, with his study on the subject of “The efficiency of allografts used in guided bone regeneration”.
Also, in 2013 he obtained his master’s degree in Oral Implantology at the Titu Maiorescu University of Bucharest. His scientific activity has resulted in 3 books in the oral implantology field, more than 50 scientific articles regarding guided bone regeneration, sinus floor elevation, nasal floor elevation, bone blocks, split crest, nerve repositioning, prf and guided surgery and 3 scientifical studies with well known universities from North America and Europe.
Over the years he participated in numerous national and international congresses and scientific meetings, where he gave lectures, workshops and oral presentations related to guided bone regeneration, sinus floor elevation, nasal floor elevation, bone blocks, split crest, nerve repositioning, prf and guided surgery. Today he is also a Zimmer Biomet Global instructor, Mectron opinion leader, Paltop, Adin, iRaise and Ditron trainer and opinion leader
Dr. Claudio Farnararo
DDS in 2004 University of Florence.
MSC in oral surgery in 2007 University of Florence.
Visiting professor at Master of Endodontics at Second University of Naples in 2016.
Certified trainer Dentsply-Sironasince 2012.
ESE certified member (2018).
Private practice limited to micro- endodontics in Naples and Florence.
Founder of the dental training center www.dental-art.education.
Lecturer at national and international congresses.
Organizes Endo-Workshops worldwide.
Claudio Farnararo is a graduate in Dentistry and Dentures of Dental Medicin University, Florence – Italy. He’s specialized in Dental Surgery at the University of Dental Medicine, Florence. At the same university, In Florence, he graduated in 2015 the Master in Endodontics – Level II.
In 2012, he obtained the title of Dentsply Sirona Certified Trainer, and then he become a member of ESE (European Society of Endodontology). He is the founder of the Dental Training Center – www.dental-art.education. Regular participation as lector to several national and international congresses/courses, organized by his company or by other collaborators.
Dr. Damir Snjaric
Dr. Snjaric graduated in 1999 from the University of Rijeka, Medical faculty, School of Dental Medicine, where he became an assistant at the Department of Dental Pathology.
He attended post-graduation studies at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Dentistry, where he received his MSc degree in 2005. Since 2007 he works in a private dental practice and in 2012, he received a PhD from the University of Rijeka, with his dissertation on the field of endodontic irrigation. Since 2014 he has also worked as an associate at his alma mater’s School of Dental Medicine in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics. He is a member of various dental societies, including the Croatian Society of Endodontology, the European Society of
Endodontology, and the Laser and Health Academy.
Dr. Snjaric uses dental lasers on a daily basis in his clinical practice and promotes laser-assisted dentistry as a lecturer and trainer, holding courses on the use of diode, Nd:YAG and Er:YAG lasers.
Dr. Bogdan Oprea
Dr. Bogdan Oprea is a graduate of the Faculty of Dentistry in Targu Mures (class of 1994).
2008 a PhD in Health Sciences of the University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Iuliu Hatieganu” Cluj Napoca.
From 1996 until December 1, 2009 carry out teaching in the department of Dental Medicine of Faculty of Medicine “Victor Papilian” subjects “Morphology of permanent human teeth”, “Esthetic dentistry” occupying successively tutor, teaching assistant and lecturer.
From December 1, 2009 to withdraw from teaching position and is focused exclusively on the private clinic and giving postgraduate courses in collaboration with various local and national associations.
Member A.O.S.R.F. (Association odontostomatology Romanian-French) -1995; founder of the magazine “Dento-Medica”; Member AMSPPR member SSER (Society of Esthetic Dentistry in Romania). Founder member and president of “Asociatia Dental Learning”.
He held more than 60 postgraduate training courses, in collaboration with various national associations and over 30 conference in congresses and other scientific meetings. He has published two books as first author and is coauthor of six other books in the field of prosthodontics.
Dr. Francesco Piras
Graduated in Dentistry at the University of Florence, Italy. Post- graduate Master Degree in Endodontics, University of Turin Dental School. Assistant Clinical Professor at the Postgraduate Master Course in Clinical and Surgical Microendodontics, University of Turin Dental School, directed by Prof. Elio Berutti. Certified Member ESE (European Society of Endodontology), Certified Trainer Densply Sirona, Founder of the Dental Training Center – www.dental-art.education. Lecturer at national and international courses and conferences. Private practice in Florence focused on Microendodontics.
Dr. Hugo Sousa Dias
Dr. Hugo Sousa Dias graduated with a DDS from Fernando Pessoa University, Porto and completed a postgraduate program in endodontics at the University of Lisbon. In addition to a practice dedicated to endodontics in Porto, he is the director of the master’s program in endodontics at Foramen Dental Education. Dr. Dias is the founder of the Portuguese Endodontics Study Group (study club). He is a member of the European Society of Endodontics and the Portuguese Society of Endodontics. He has given more than 20 lectures worldwide and is the co-author of a chapter in the book Anatomy of the Root Canal in Permanent Dentition (Springer, 2018).
Dr. Sebastian Lupu
Dr. Lupu Sebastian has discovered his passion for endodontics since the Faculty of U.M.F. “Gr. T. Popa”, Iasi. He continued his studies at the Master’s Degree in Clinical and Surgical Microendodontics Level II, Turin – Italy, and recently acquired the Certification of Dentsply Sirona Endodontics Trainer in Ballaigues, Switzerland.
He has been practicing this branch of dental medicine for over 18 years, and over time has managed to perform thousands of endodontic treatments with varying degrees of difficulty. He introduced dental microscope into his working technique in 2009, and since then he has provided his patients more precision. The considerable and ever-increasing number of successful complex endodontic re/treatments have led to the creation of many mentoring requests from colleagues.
Thus, in 2017, Dr. Lupu Sebastian set up the ENDOLearning project, through which he provides support, demonstrations and tips & tricks in endodontics to those who are passionate about this branch of dentistry. Today, the passion for microscopic endodontics continues, which is why he never refuses to participate in specialized events that give him the opportunity to update and improve his own workflow.