International Expert Symposium to Meet in Rome in June

Dentistry Today


With a spotlight on advanced digital and aesthetic dentistry, 19 international speakers will share and discuss their experiences at Ivoclar Vivadent’s fourth annual International Expert Symposium at the Villa Miani in Rome on June 15 and June 16. Chaired by Antonella Polimeni of the Sapienza University of Rome, the speakers and topics will include: 

  • Stefen Koubi (France) and Hilal Kuday (Turkey): “Challenging nature in the aesthetic zone – reproduction and prediction in everyday practice situations”
  • Dominique Vinci (Switzerland): “Digital aesthetic dentistry: reality or fantasy?”
  • Andreas Kurbad (Germany): “From virtual restorations to real aesthetics”
  • Pietro Venezia, Pasquale Lacasella, Dr. Alessio Casucci, and Alessandro Ielasi (Italy): “Function and aesthetics in removable prosthodontics: analog protocols and digital perspectives”
  • Oliver Brix (Germany): “Quo vadis, dentistry?”
  • Arndt Happe (Germany) and Vincent Fehmer (Switzerland): “Implant reconstructions in the aesthetic zone – the art and the science”
  • Stefan Strigl (Italy): “State-of-the-art technologies as an instrument for achieving reliable prosthetic solutions in daily practice”
  • Francesco Mintrone (Italy): “Innovative approaches to functional and aesthetic rehabilitation”
  • Nitzan Bichacho and Dr. Mirela Feraru (Israel): “Managing the perio-restorative interface of different abutment types in the smile zone – concepts and strategies”
  • Dr Gianfranco Politano, (Italy): “The bottom line in direct posterior restoration: Merging aesthetics and function; maximizing efficiency and economics”
  • Florin Cofar (Romania): “Managing color in a monolithic world”
  • Victor Clavijo and Murilo Calgaro (Brazil): “Decision making regarding color and materials around natural teeth and implants”

The symposium also will offer breakout sessions on a variety of topics. Speakers will conduct their lectures in Italian and English, with simultaneous translation in to German, French, Italian, Spanish, and Russian. Discounts are available for those who register before March 19.

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