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How Intra-Oral Scanners (IOS) can be used in a Safe Modality to Improve Your Dentistry
During this presentation different scientific clinical aspects related with new high technologies that recently changed daily dentistry will be shown, such as: When, how and when to use an iOS, Learning curve of using iOS, comparison between traditional and digital impressions, confounding factors affecting quality of digital impressions, type of preparation and management of prosthodontic margins, milled versus pressed lithium disilicate restorations, RCTs available based on intra-oral digital impressions, the implant-prosthodontic digital workflow.
Marco Ferrari, graduated at School of Surgery and Medicine, of University of Pisa in 1983, had its degree in General Dentistry in 1987 at University of Siena.
In 1995 he took his PhD degree at University of Amsterdam, defending a thesis on “Bonding to dental structures”.
He was appointed Research Full-Professor at Tufts University during the academic year 1999-2000, position that he still has.
From October 2000, he was appointed Associate Professor at School of Dental Medicine, of Siena University and in 2002 Full-Professor into the school of Dental Medicine.
In June 2001 Prof. Ferrari implemented the Ph D program in ‘Dental Materials and their clinical applications’ now called ‘Dental Biotechnologies’ at University of Siena.
From July 2002 Prof. Ferrari Dean of School of Dental Medicine, till now.
Actually, President and Coordinator of the Undergraduate course in Dentistry in English language at University of Siena and Chair of the Residency Master Program in Prosthodontics Sciences at University of Siena.
Between 2003 and 2006 he was appointed Vice Rector of International Relations of University of Siena.
Secretary of National Conference of Schools of Dental Medicine from 2006 and 2009, and then President for seven years (2009-2016).
From November 2012 he is the Director of the Dental and Medical Biotechnology Department of Siena University and coordinator of the Tuscan School of Dental Medicine of Florence and Siena University.
Prof. Ferrari recently ranked as #1 world expert in ‘post and core’, ‘crowns’ and ‘prosthodontics’ and among the best 14 in “Dentistry” (http://expertscape.com/ ).
From February 2019 is appointed Member of to the Italian Supreme Council of Health (Consiglio Superiore di Sanita’).
He is actually Professor of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry, University of Leeds, Adjunct Professor at Rochester University, Eastman Centre, USA, and Visiting Professor at Xi’an University, 4th Biomedical University, China.
He is Past-President elect of Academy of Dental Materials and Past President of European Federation of Conservative Dentistry and President of Continental European Division (CED) of International Association of Dental Research (IADR), Vice-President (President Elect) of the Dental Material Group of IADR and he is also President Elect of the European Prosthodontic Association.
He is in the editorial board of more than 10 international dental journals with impact factor and he acts as referee of other 10 peer-reviewed impact factor dental journals. He is Editor of the Journal of Osseointegration, Periodontics and Prosthodontics, and Associate Editor of J Prosthodontic Research and in the board of other 8 impact factor journals.
He is author of more than 400 international publications (4/5 on dental journals with impact factor), of other 260 national publications and of 160 abstracts presented in international and national congress. Actually, he has a H index of 98, one of the best in the international dental field.