The scientific committee is comprised of individuals that have shown distinction for their excellent human and professional reputation. Their duties include:
The Academy’s objectives:
STEFANO BENEDICENTI - President of the Scientific commitee
Professor Benedicenti is Associate Professor in Restorative Dentistry and Endodontics at the University of Genova (Italy). He is Dean of the laser department center of the University of Genova.
Additionally, he is President of the European Master Course in “Laser Dentistry”.
He is a Founding member of IAHT (International Academy of High Tech). Professor Benedicenti is an author and co-author of 80 publications in National and International journals and three books in the field of laser dentistry.
BENITO CAPOBIANCO - Vice president and Founding member
Dr. Benito Capobianco earned his bachelor degree in Dental Surgery at the University of Perugia and a certificate in Oral-Maxillo-Facial Surgeon from the "G. Eastman" institute in
Rome. He joined the faculty of dentistry as a mentor at the university of Rome for the courses on laser dentistry.
Since adding the Erbium&Diode laser to his practice, Dr. Capobianco has become an active and enthusiastic hands-on instructor and educator all wavelengths. He has been actively involved in clinical research and intensively lecturing throughout Italy and abroad.
NUNZIO TEMPESTA - Vice president and Founding member
Dr. Nunzio Tempesta graduated from the University of Chieti in 1982. He completed a postgraduate degree in Odontostomatology in 1986 at the university of Bari and one in "Periodontics and Oral Surgery" in 1993 (New York University) Manhattan. He completed his Master of Science degree in Florence university (2007) Faculty of Dentistry with "Laser in Dentistry: soft tissue laser benefits". Member of the Italian Laser Association A.I.O.L.A. (Accademia Internazionale Odontoiatria Laser Assistita), Dr. Tempesta lectures and teaches nationally and internationally on laser dentistry. He runs the Master on Laser Dentistry at the University of Foggia. Founding member of Master Class Academy. Coordinator of the Master Class Academy courses on Laser Dentisty.
STEFANO SALMINI STURLI
Dr. Salmini graduated from the university of Padua, faculty of Dentistry in 1985 where he completed his bachelor degree with a deep research and a thesis on Oral cancer. He has been working with Diode and Erbium lasers since the beginning of its activity. He has attended dozens of laser conferences and symposiums. MASTER II in AESTHETIC PLASTIC SURGERY at the University of Padova. MASTER II in LASERs in dermatology. University Tor Vergata Rome. MASTER II in aesthetics of oral and perioral tissue ESTETICA DEI TESSUTI ORALI E PERIORALI University of Padova. He is the owner of two private practices.
FRANCESCO MARIA MANCONI
Laureato in Odontoiatria e Protesi Dentaria con Tesi sperimentale sull’utilizzo del Laser ad Erbio in Conservativa presso l’Università degli Studi di Genova.
Professore a Contratto con incarico di Docente presso il Master di Secondo Livello in Laser Dentistry – Università degli Studi di Genova ( Direttore Prof. Stefano Benedicenti) Libero Professionista in Genova. Autore e coautore di articoli nazionali ed internazionali di LASER in odontoiatria. Relatore a Congressi nazionali e internazionali. Svolge l’attività professionale con particolare attenzione alle applicazioni cliniche della luce laser.
HODA EL HALLAL REZKALLAH
Dr. Hoda El Hallal Rezkallah graduated from the Faculty of Dentistry in 1993 at Saint Joseph University, Beirut-Lebanon.
Diploma in Oral Biology from the Faculty of Dentistry in 2006 at Lebanese University, Beirut-Lebanon. Fellowship in Laser Dentistry in 2012 and Master level II degree in Laser Dentistry in 2014 from
Genoa University, Genoa-Italy.
She is general practitionner in her own clinic since 1995 in Beirut-Lebanon, and working since 4 years with two wavelenghts: Diode & Erbium:YAG lasers. She is mentor of thesis in MSc course at Genoa University. Lecturer at the American Board of Laser Dentistry ABLD. Reviewer at Lasers in Medical Science LIMS.
Il dr. Marco Salamone da molti anni è responsabile dell’apprendimento di nuove metodiche in Odontoiatria relativamente all’utilizzo del LASER a Diodi nella routine Odontoiatrica per l'Università degli Studi di Catania, Facoltà di Odontoiatria e Protesi Dentaria: Docente al 1° e 2° Master di Implantologia Orale; Professore a Contratto presso il Corso di Laurea Specialistico in Odontoiatria e Protesi Dentaria dell’Università di Catania. è socio e docente per Master Class Academy, e titolare del proprio Studio Odontoiatrico in Augusta (SR).
Dr. Riccardo Poli studied dentistry (DDS) at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of University of Turin, Italy, and graduated in 1993
Since 1995 he maintains a Private Practice in Turin, Italy. His main work regards therapies of Endodontics, Prosthetic Dentistry, Oral Surgery and Laser Dentistry. From 1990 Dr. Poli attended many post University Courses (Endodontics, Periodontology, Medical Hypnosis, Conscious Sedation, Dental Management, Implantology, Prosthetic Dentistry, BLS, BLSD, PBLSD, ALS - LASER Dentistry…); Master in NLP; MSc in LASER Dentistry (University of Genoa, Italy); Speaker for University of Turin, Italy
Member of Faculty of Medicine of Genoa, Italy (Department of Surgical Sciences and Integrated Diagnostics).
He published on several Italian and International scientific journals; Speaker in Italian and International Courses and member of Master Class academy.
Graduate of Dental School,Tehran University of Medical Sciences in 2009. Fellowship of laser dentistry, Genoa University, Italy. PhD candidate in Laser Dentistry at Laser Research Center of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences. Member of Academy of Laser Dentistry (ALD) and the Council of Laser Research Center of Dentistry (LRCD) since 2009. Actively training fellowship students in cooperation with Genoa University and new laser users
Author of more than 50 papers in indexed medical and dental media. Active collaborator in more than 45 research projects. Speaker in 120 national and international congresses. Scientific Supervisor at the First Iranian Student Congress of Laser in Dentistry. Editorial board member of a number of laser journals.
Graduated in 1988 at the school of Dentistry at the University of Milan. He specialized in 1994 in Orthodontics. In 1996 he achieved a PhD in implant dentistry at the University of Milan. In 2010 he became Assistant Professor at the University of Milano-Bicocca;In 2011 he has been appointed Professeur Associée at Paris VII University (France), under the agreement between the Universities of Milano-Bicocca and Diderot Paris VII as Teacher in Odontostomatologic Laser Assisted Therapy.
Bachelor Degree in Classical Literature, University of Bologna, Italy (1981). Registered Dental Hygienist RDH at Forsyth School in Boston (U.S.A.) (1984). Degree in Dentistry and Dental Prosthesis (DDS) at the University of Ferrara, Italy (2000). Assistant Professor at School of Dental Hygiene at the University of Bologna (1991 to 2002) and the University of Ferrara (2002 to 2006) Assistant Professor at School of Dental Hygiene at the Marche Politecnic University, Ancona Italy (2008 to present) Lecturer in didactic Module : “Postprosthetic Follow-up and Professional Hygiene” at the Master of Prosthesis and Implantology with Advanced Technologies at the University of Bologna, Chairman: Professor R. Scotti. Lecturer in Module 7: Laser in Periodontics and Implantology of the European Master Degree on Oral Laser's Applications, La Sapienza, University of Rome Lecturer at Master Degree in Surgery and Oral Pathology, Parma University (Italy). In 2015 she published the book: “Non Surgical Periodontal Therapy. Indications, Limits and Clinical Protocols with the additional use of diode laser” by Quintessense International ed.
Laurea in Igiene Dentale conseguita presso "Tor Vergata" Università di Roma; Laurea Magistrale in Scienze delle Professioni Sanitarie Tecniche ed Assistenziali conseguita presso "La Sapienza" Università di Roma; Master in Tecnologie Avanzate nelle Scienze di Igiene Orale conseguito presso "La Sapienza" Università di Roma; Coautore del testo "L'uso del Laser a Diodi nei Protocolli di Prevenzione Odontoiatrica"- Edizioni Acta Medica (www.actamedica.it); Docente e Tutor Clinico di Laser Terapie al Master in Tecnologie Avanzate nelle Scienze di Igiene Orale presso "La Sapienza" Università di Roma; Già Docente e Tutor Clinico al CLID (Corso Laurea Igiene Dentale) presso "Tor Vergata" Università di Roma; Già Consulente in regime libero-professionale presso A.F.O. di ODONTOIATRIA; U.O.S.D. di Diagnosi Igiene e Prevenzione Orale con DH Medico-Chirurgico Generale e Speciale per Soggetti Vulnerabili, Policlinico Tor Vergata-Roma; Già Consulente presso il Reparto Odontoiatrico dell'Arma dei Carabinieri, Caserma Salvo D'Acquisto-Roma; Già Igienista Dentale Volontario su Pazienti Diversamente Abili presso C.E.M. (Centro Educazione Motoria) della Croce Rossa Italiana; Membro di Commissione al Master di I livello per Igienisti Dentali presso l'Università di Roma "La Sapienza"; Già Membro di Commissione di Tesi del Corso di Laurea in Igiene Dentale presso l'Università di Roma "Tor Vergata", presso l'Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Roma "Agostino Gemelli", presso l'Università di Napoli "Federico II"; Socio SILO (Società Italiana Laser in Odontostomatologia); Probiviro e Socio Attivo SISIO (Società Italiana di Scienze dell'Igiene Orale); Dental Laser Therapist and Educator; Autore di articoli sull'utilizzo del Laser a Diodi; Relatore in Corsi e Congressi Nazionali; Libero Professionista in Roma; Titolare della Rusaldent (www.rusaldent.com)
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Dr Bilel MARAOUI graduated from University of Dentistry in Monastir Tunisia in 2005. He maintains a private practice since 2007 in his own clinic L.I.D.C ( Laser and Implantology Dental Clinic).
Dr Bilel is a post graduate in implantology, periodontology, advanced surgery, as well as in Laser dentistry from University of Paris VII and has attended and completed the advanced course in laser dentistry from University of Genova.
Dr Bilel is leader former in Laser dentistry in Tunisia and he works in his own clinic with two wavelenghs: Erbium and Diode Laser.
He enrolled in Master of science in Laser Dentistry in Università Degli Studi Di Genova.
Bachelor of dental surgery (Paris 7): « Apport du matériau zircone en prothèse implantaire fixée » in 2009. Clinical master of Implant-supported prosthodontics (Paris 7)2013-2015; Advanced surgery in Implantology (High school of Implantology, Lyon)2013; Master of TMJ disease (SOOF, Dr Clauzade) 2012-2014; European Master of Laser Assisted Dentistry (Paris 7 and Milano)2011-2012; Certificate of competence skill in Laser Assisted Dentistry (Paris 7)2010-2011; Vice-President of IMLA (International Medical Laser Association). Runs her own practice in Paris, France.