OUR CONTRIBUTORS

Dr Lincoln Harris

Dr Lincoln Harris

CEO Ripe Global

Dr Harris’s focus has always been on excellence. His pursuit of excellence permeates everything he does. He is a full-time clinician in private practice and understands the pressures and stresses that dentists face in clinical, administration and business situations.

Dr Mindaugas Kudelis

Dr Mindaugas Kudelis

Dr. Mindaugas Kudelis, an internationally recognized dentist, belonging to the new generation, known especially from the online environment where he frequently posts cases. Having work experience in both public and private sectors he had a chance to meet different kinds of patients in need of different treatment approach.

Dr Alina Ruzanova

Dr Alina Ruzanova

Dr Alina Ruzanova graduated from postdoctoral studies and received diploma of Specialist in Restorative Dentistry (specialising in Fixed and Implant Prosthodontics). She works full time in dental practice in Tallinn (Estonia) concentrating her work on functional and aesthetic rehabilitation on teeth and implants.

Dr Ricardo Kern

Dr Ricardo Kern

Firmly entrenched within the high aesthetic requirements of Brazilian dentistry, Dr. Ricardo Kern focuses his work on the demanding disciplines of soft tissue design and reconstruction. He has vast experience in immediate implant placement with temporization, from single tooth cases to full arch rehabilitations.

Dr Michael Melkers

Dr Michael Melkers

Dr. Melkers is a 1994 graduate of Marquette University School of Dentistry & currently serves as Visiting Faculty at Rīga Stradiņš University & The Pankey Institute. He is also an Ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Prosthetic Dentistry & serves as an administrator for RIPE, Restorative Implant Practice Excellence.

Dr Komal Majumdar

Dr Komal Majumdar

Dr Komal Majumdar has completed her Clinical Mastership in Oral Implantology from State University of New York and PG Cert in Endodontics from IGNOU at GDC, Mumbai. She has published articles in various national and international journals and has maintained a successful private practice at Navi Mumbai for the past 14 years.

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Dr Florin Bobia

Dr Florin Bobia earned his degree in Oral Surgery in 2005 in his home town University, after a 3 year residency at the Regional Hospital. He opened his first private practice in 2003 and from 2012 he ran a new dental clinic, Perfect32, focused on bone and soft tissue reconstructions, dental implants and complex dental rehabilitations.

Dr Michel Azer

Dr Michel Azer

Dr. Michel Azer is a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Prior to his move to Houston area he completed a 3 year specialty program in Boston University Henry Goldman School of Dental Medicine. Following his graduation he was appointed Clinical Assistant Professor in post-doctoral periodontology in the same program.

Dr Mark Bowes

Dr Mark Bowes

Dr Mark Bowes is the owner and clinical director of Enamel Restorative and Cosmetic Dentistry, a private practice in Cape Town, South Africa. His practice is limited to Aesthetic and Complex Restorative Dentistry. Mark has been a Fellow of the International Congress of Oral Implantologists since 1997, and is a speaker for ITI.

Dr Thomas Sealey

Dr Thomas Sealey

Dr. Thomas Sealey is a multiple award-winning cosmetic dentist based in Essex, UK. He has two Master degrees, Medical Education and Endodontic Practice, and has most recently won the award of Best Aesthetic Dentist in the UK at the 2019 FMC Aesthetic Dentistry Awards.

Dr Adam Michael

Dr Adam Michael

Dr Adam Michael is a Specialist Emergency Physician and Director of Emergency Medicine Training at Bundaberg Hospital. As well as his clinical responsibilities, he is responsible for training Emergency Medicine Registrars, as well as residents and students in his role as Associate Lecturer with the University Of Queensland.

Dr David Attia

Dr David Attia

Dr. David Attia completed his dental degree at Griffith University, Queensland. Following graduation, Dr. Attia has attended numerous post-graduate courses and education programs. He has completed a Post Graduate Diploma in Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics through the City of London Dental School, and is now also a clinical instructor for dentists completing the program through EODO, Australia.

Dr Dale Rosenbach

Dr Dale Rosenbach

Dr. Dale Rosenbach received his undergraduate degree in biology from Yeshiva University and his dental degree from New Jersey Dental School. After completing a one year general practice residency at Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn, he attended Columbia University for his postdoctoral training in periodontics and implant dentistry, completing a master’s degree focusing on the effects of abutment dis/reconnection on initial peri-implant bone loss. Dr. Rosenbach is a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology.

Dr Michael Frazis

Dr Michael Frazis

Dr Frazis enjoys all aspects of dentistry, with a particular interest in cosmetic work, complex surgery and nervous patients. He spent the first few years of his career focusing on patient communication and expanding his basic skill set. Dr Frazis is a frequent contributor to the online dental forum RIPE and is a content creator for the Restoring Excellence Academy. He has been increasingly involved with teaching dentists of all ages in a variety of hands on courses.

Dr Lawrence Lau

Dr Lawrence Lau

Dr Lawrence Lau graduated from Sydney University with Honours in 1997 as well as receiving the Academic prize for fixed Prosthodontics. Lawrence has achieved Diplomate status with the ICOI (DipICOI), Fellowship with WCLI, as well as being KOL for numerous dental manufacturers. Dr Lau also serves on several dental association committees.

Dr Maria Avis

Dr Maria Avis

Dr Maria Avis graduated from Sydney university in 1998. Since then she has been working in a number of private practices in Sydney gaining experience and expanding her knowledge of various fields of the profession. This included 3 years in a specialist prosthodontic practice of her university professor, 3 years in a specialist orthodontic practice under the supervision of a prominent Sydney orthodontist, 3 years (and currently) a specialist practice restricted to implantology and over 10 years in a large CBD group practice which offered all aspects of dentistry under the same roof.

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Dr Agne Malisauskiene

Dr Agne Malisauskiene graduated from Vilnius University with Masters degree in dentistry in 2013. Ever since she has practiced aesthetic dentistry with the main focus on direct aesthetic anterior restorations. Agne has won a national aesthetic bonding competition in Lithuania in 2017 and became finalist at the Aesthetic Dentistry Awards in UK in 2018 and 2020. Dr. Malisauskiene teaches direct anterior restorations in Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia and UK.

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Dr Jaz Gulati

Dr Jaz Gulati is a London-based Private General Dentist and self-confessed dental geek. He completed training posts in Restorative Dentistry at both Guy's Hospital, London and Charles Clifford Dental Hospital, Sheffield. Dr Jaz obtained a PgCert in Dental Education in 2014 and a PgDip in Orthodontics in 2019. His love of Dentistry is loud and clear as the host of Protrusive Dental Podcast, the forward thinking Dental Podcast.