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Digital Dentistry for the General Practitioner
A Hands-on Approach
October, 2013 - April, 2014
Jonathan A. Ng, BMedSc, DDS, trained as a prosthodontist at the University of British Columbia and obtained his Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Alberta. His private practice is with Dr. Chris Wyatt in Vancouver where Dr. Ng specializes in complex prosthodontic care and rehabilitation including fixed and removable prostheses, implant placement and implant restoration. As part of his prosthodontic training at UBC, Dr. Ng has worked closely with the emerging technology by writing a thesis on the topic of digital dentistry. As such, offers a perspective of the current technology that up-to-date and evidence based.
Advanced Fixed Prosthodontics for the General Practitioner (Part II)
October, 2013 - May, 2014
Chris Wyatt, BSc, DMD, MSc, FRCD(C), Dip Pros, is a Certified Specialist in Prosthodontics and an Associate Professor and Head of the Division of Prosthodontics and Dental Geriatrics in the Faculty of Dentistry at UBC. He is the 2009 recipient of the W.W. Wood Award for “Excellence in Dental Education.” In 1998 Dr. Wyatt was the recipient of the Killam Teaching Award. In addition to lecturing and providing continuing education courses on Prosthodontics within and outside of Canada, he enjoys treating patients with Prosthodontic concerns in his private practice.
Basic & Advanced Periodontics for the General Practitioner
From Diagnosis to Regeneration
October, 2012 - May, 2013
Tassos Irinakis, DDS, MSc, Dip.Perio, FRCD(C), is the Director of Graduate Periodontics & Implant Surgery at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Dentistry. He is a Certified Specialist in Periodontics, a Periodontal Consultant & Surgeon at Vancouver Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor at UBC. Dr. Irinakis has been honored twice by the American Academy of Periodontology with the "2005 Educator Award" and the "2010 Educator Award" for Outstanding Mentoring and Excellence in Teaching in Periodontics. He also serves as a Reviewer for various journals, including the Journal of Periodontology, the Oral Surgery Journal and the Journal of Implant & Advanced Clinical Dentistry.
Dimitrios Karastathis, DDS, MSc, Dip.Perio, FRCD (C), currently practises Periodontics and implant dentistry in Vancouver, BC. In addition, he holds a Master's in Craniofacial Science and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada. Dr. Karastathis has published material on dentinal sensitivity, is the director of the ITI Vancouver study club, has mentored numerous other study clubs and teaches Periodontics and implant dentistry to both undergraduate and graduate students at the University of British Columbia.