Plenary 7: Simon Storgård Jensen, Paul Abbott


Simon Storgård Jensen – “Long-term Prognosis for Implants”, Paul Abbott – “Strategies to Reduce the Consequences of Impact Trauma to the Teeth”

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Long-term Prognosis for Implants

Dr. Storgård-Jensen received DDS from the School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Denmark in 1996 and was certified as a specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 2004. He became an ITI scholar for one year at the Department of Oral Surgery and Stomatology, School of Dental Medicine, University of Bern in 2001 and until 2014 maintained a part-time research fellowship in the same department. Since 2005 he has been a consultant in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital, where he is Head of the division treating patients with congenitally missing teeth and early trauma-related tooth loss. In addition, he is director of the oral and maxillofacial residency program.

Dr. Storgård-Jensen is a past vice president of the Danish Association for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. From 2005 to 2015 he has been an Education delegate and in 2015 became Chairman of the Danish ITI Section and member of the international ITI Education Committee. His main research and focus areas are implant dentistry, experimental evaluation and clinical performance of bone grafting materials, bone augmentation procedures, bone growth factors and surgical endodontics. His research has been presented worldwide in international lectures, textbooks, and articles in peer reviewed journals.

Strategies to Reduce the Consequences of Impact Trauma to the Teeth

Professor Paul Abbott is the Winthrop Professor of Clinical Dentistry at The University of Western Australia (UWA) where he co-ordinates and teaches both the undergraduate and postgraduate endodontic programmes. From 1986-2002, Professor Abbott worked mainly in private specialist endodontic practice with part-time university appointments. In 2003, he was appointed Head of the School of Dentistry at UWA and Director of the Oral Health Centre of WA, positions he held until 2009. From 2010-2012, he was Director of Postgraduate Studies and Research. He concentrates now on teaching and research and works part-time in private practice. He has presented over 750 lectures and courses in 42 countries, and published over 135 articles in refereed journals and 20 chapters in textbooks. He currently serves or has served on Editorial Boards and Scientific Review Panels of 17 journals.

In January 2016, he will become the Editor-in-Chief of the journal, Dental Traumatology. Professor Abbott is a Past President of the International Federation of Endodontic Associations, the Asian Pacific Endodontic Confederation and the Australian Society of Endodontology. He has been a Director of the Australian Dental Council and is now a member of the Dental Board of Australia. Among his many awards are the University of Western Australia’s Excellence in Teaching Award (2004) and the Service Medallion from the Australian Dental Association (2008). In 2015, he was appointed as an Officer of the Order of Australia (AO).

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