Symposium Featuring 13 Notable Dental Experts from All Over the World

The Third International Expert Symposium hosted by Ivoclar Vivadent is to take place in Madrid and will focus on modern restorative dentistry.


Building on the success of the previous International Expert Symposiums in Berlin in 2012 and London in 2014, Ivoclar Vivadent will host the third symposium of this kind on June 11, 2016. The Spanish capital has been chosen as the venue. Dental professionals from around the world will have the opportunity to hear what noted speakers from the dental industry have to say on a wide range of subjects, and they will be able to share their experiences with fellow colleagues.

The symposium is entitled “Modern Restorative Dentistry: Technology and Aesthetics”. The programme features 13 internationally renowned speakers who will be discussing integrated practice-laboratory concepts and aesthetic dentistry and presenting their latest study results. Current trends and developments will also be addressed. The lectures and presentations will be based on the latest research findings. The speakers will provide insight into their work at universities and in dental practices. Prof. Jaime A. Gil from the University of Bilbao (Spain) will act as the chair and facilitator of the Expert Symposium.


The speakers at a glance

Morning sessions:

  • Dr. Mauro Fradeani (Italy) – for the opening presentation, he will introduce the minimally invasive prosthetic procedure (MIPP).

  • Dr. Rafael Piñeiro Sande (Spain) – talk on adhesive dentistry.

  • Dr. Ronaldo Hirata (USA) – will address the question, “Are bulk-fill composites clinically reliable?” and present the latest trends in composite technology.

  • Dr. João Fonseca (Portugal) – will explore the issue of “Man, Aesthetics and the Machine”.

  • Lee Culp (USA) – talk on digital restorative dentistry, which he considers to be “the basis for ultimate communication and teamwork”.

  • Prof. Marko Jakovac (Croatia) and Michele Temperani (Italy) – will present various ceramic solutions for complex oral rehabilitation projects.


Afternoon sessions:

  • Dr. Andreas Kurbad (Germany) – discussion on “Digital aesthetics”.

  • Prof. Dr. med. dent. Daniel Edelhoff and Oliver Brix (Germany) – will explore the boundaries of high aesthetics in complex oral rehabilitation cases.

  • Prof. Dr. med. dent. Florian Breuer (Germany) – in his talk entitled “Evolution or Revolution?”, he will discuss the digital manufacturing of dentures.

  • Prof. Sidney Kina (Brazil) and August Bruguera (Spain) – they will give the closing presentation, which will focus on adhesive cementation of ceramic restorations.


Earlybird discount for bookings made before May 13

Bookings for the symposium can be made at Participants who register before May 13, 2016 will be given a discount of 25 per cent. The congress will be conducted in Spanish and English. The lectures will be simultaneously translated into German, English, French, Italian, Spanish and Russian. The International Expert Symposium will take place at the Municipal Conference Centre of Madrid, which is conveniently located in Campo de las Naciones, the centre for business development in Madrid.