James D. Bates, D.D.S., M.D., is an American board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeon in
active private practice in Dallas, Texas. Originally from Lubbock, Texas, he attended Texas Tech
University as an undergraduate. He graduated with many honors from The University of Texas
Dental Branch at Houston with a D.D.S. degree, and from Texas Tech University School of
Medicine with an M.D. degree. In addition, he completed an internship in general surgery at
Baylor University Medical Center, and completed an accredited residency in oral and
maxillofacial surgery at The University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston. As a parttime
faculty member at Texas A&M Baylor College of Dentistry in the Department of Oral and
Maxillofacial Surgery, he taught physical examination and internal medicine to graduate
students in all specialties as a Clinical Associate Professor for 18 years. As the founder of Texas
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, his practice is proud to have maintained 12 years of continuous
accreditation as an Office-Based Surgery Practice by the internationally-recognized Joint
Commission. His practice focuses on providing full-scope oral and maxillofacial surgery services
including orthognathic and TMJ surgery.
Hassan H Koshak is Consultant in Periodontics and Implant Dentistry. Head of the Dental Department and Dental Educator at Comprehensive
Specialized Polyclinic, Ministry of Interior Security Forces Medical Services, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, where he has been
since 2016. He received a Saudi Fellowship In
Dental Implant from the Saudi Commission for
Health Specialties 2014Ââ€2016. He received
a Saudi Board In Periodontics from the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties 2012Ââ€2014. He
received his Master of Science in Dentistry (MSD) and a Clinical Certificate In Periodontics from Riyadh Colleges of Dentistry
and Pharmacy 2009-2012, Riyadh, KSA, With Honours. Also he received his Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) from
University of South California School of Dentistry 2006-2008.
Dr. Ettinger has been a past president of the American Society for Geriatric Dentistry (1985-87), a member of both the American and International Associations for Dental Research (AADR and IADR), past president of the AADR's Prosthodontics Research Group, past president of the IADR Geriatric Oral Research Group, and editor-in-chief of Special Care in Dentistry. In 2001, he received the IADR Distinguished Scientist Award in Geriatric Dentistry and in 2010, Dr. Ettinger received the IADR Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry Award.
Dr Roberto Markarian has obtained a PhD degree in Dental Implantology at SLMandic Dental School, a MSc degree in Dental Prosthodontics at the University of SÃ£o Paulo, and is continuously engaged to Academic Postdoctoral studies in CAD/CAM materials and techniques.
Dr Markarian, has obtained the degree of Specialist in Dental Implantology and Prosthodontics. He is the director of ImplArt Odontologia, a premier dental clinic dedicated to deliver exclusively CAD/CAM services, located in SÃ£o Paulo-Brazil, with expertise in several CAD/CAM systems and machines. He has published papers in reputed journals and often acts as consultant for dental implant manufacturers.
Dr. Esteban CastÃ¡n has studied Odontology in European Universsity of Madrid. He completed his studies doing differents Clincial Residents in Spain and in EEUU. Eight years ago he and his work team developed a technique to form new bone using allografts and messenquimal stem cells. He has a private dental office focussed on Microsurgery and oral implantology in Zaragoza, Spain.
After completing his studies of medicine (MD 1984) and dentistry (DMD 1986) in Marburg/Lahn (Germany), Dr Halling started his residency in Hamburg in 1988 and finished it in the Dept. of Maxillofacial Surgery at the University Clinic of GÃ¶ttingen as maxillofacial and regional plastic surgeon. In 1993, he opened his private practice in Fulda (1994 and 2006 additionally as an attending physician). He specialized on laser dentistry (1999) and dental implantology (2000) and got the fellowship of the International Team for Implantology (ITI) in 2006. In 2008, Dr Halling published a textbook on dental pharmacology. Since 2010 he lectures in dental pharmacology at the Dept. of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Marburg. He has hold more than 200 specialist presentations and seminars. Dr Halling published 30 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as an editorial board member.
Kashiwai has completed Master Degree of Oral Science in 2011 from Tohoku University and belongs to the same university as PhD student. She is the CEO of HAG Creation Ltds. to educate the importance of infection control for Dental Implant Treatment to dentists and dental hygienists. She has published more than 4papers in journals organized by some academic societies.