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8th Edition of International Conference on Dentistry
and Oral Health

August 24-26, 2023

August 24-26, 2023 | London, UK
ICDO 2019

Alexander Bendayan

Alexander Bendayan, Speaker at Dentistry Congress
Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, United States
Title: The Evolution of digital dentistry

Abstract:

Digital Technologies have changed the landscape for organizations, companies and exchange of ideas around the globe and also in healthcare. Digital Dentistry has made a mark on the way dental care is provided by simplifying the communication among dentists, dental technicians and patients. An array of
companies have developed hardware and software that allow the dentist to increase their precision from intraoral scanners to robotic assisted surgeries. As the dental needs of patient’s increase the amount of restorations available to dentists is rapidly increasing. Currently Digital Dentistry can provide an array of options to patients, such as invisible aligners, complete dentures, one day crowns, digital surgical guides for implant placement and more recently robotic assisted surgeries for sinus lifts, third molar extractions and rapid tooth movements for orthodontics. Digital Dentistry also come with educational challenges as the technology moves at a faster pace those educating the future dentist need to stay up to date with the advances. We at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine became the first US Dental School to become digital and continue to spearhead the progress in dental education. The presentation will explain the path that BUGSDM has
taken to be where we are today.

Biography:

Dr. Alexander Bendayan graduated from Central University of Venezuela School of Dental Medicine as a Doctor of Dental Medicine in 2000. Completed his Advanced Training in Prosthodontics at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine in 2005. Became Clinical Assistant Professor in 2005 and then Clinical
Associate Professor in 2012 in the Department of General Dentistry at BUGSDM, taught Occlusion, CAD/CAM, Fixed Prosthodontics and Biomaterials. In 2015 became the Clinical Director of the Postdoctoral Prosthodontics Clinics to then become Assistant Dean for Digital Dentistry Development & Clinical Training in 2017, position that he currently holds. He is a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Restorative Sciences and Biomaterials and practices Prosthodontics.
He is a member and fellow of the American Education Association Leadership Institute, American Academy of Fixed Prosthodontics, American College of Prosthodontists and current president of the American College of Prosthodontists Massachusetts Section. He is also member of the Nominating Committee for the ACP and member of the American Dental Hispanic Association. He is part of multiple Committees at BUGSDM and chairs the Digital Dentistry Committee.

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