Opening Symposium: Innovation and Technology – Digital Workflow Implant Dentistry for the Team Approach
Dr. Marcus Abboud graduated from the University of Bonn (Germany) in 1996 and started his Prosthodontic residency there in 1997. In 2000 he received his PhD in dentistry/Prosthodontics. From 2001 – 2003 he worked in the Department of Dental Research (Material Science) at the University of Bonn before joining the Oral Surgery Certificate Program in 2003. He successfully completed the program in 2007. Dr. Abboud received his Expert Certification in CBCT Technology and Diagnostics in 2010. Dr. Abboud was the Founding Chair of the Department of Prosthodontics and Digital Technology at Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine (NY, USA) from 2011-2016. In July 2016 he became Full Professor and Associate Dean for Digital Dentistry at the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry in Lexington (KY, USA). Dr. Abboud has authored numerous publications, including research articles and book chapters. He has lectured extensively at professional conferences worldwide on CAD/CAM technology, digital dentistry, implantology, bone grafting, guided surgery and CBCT/CT diagnostic imaging and has been involved in research for over 20 years. He holds multiple patents, being used in various countries, which provide new solutions for dentistry.