International Partners in Health
250 Dentists from 27 Countries Attend International Implantology Conference at NYUCD

Dentists from Colombia and El Salvador (above) and from Denmark, Portugal, Spain, and the Netherlands (below) were among those attending the conference.

Last August saw the participation of more than 250 dentists from 27 countries in a five-day International Implantology Week program organized by Mr. H. Kendall Beacham, Assistant Dean for Continuing Dental Education. This was the largest group of international dentists ever to attend a continuing dental education program at NYUCD.

The conference featured presentations on advanced treatment planning, implant surgery, and oral rehabilitation by Dr. Dennis Tarnow, former Professor and Chair of the Ashman Department of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry; Dr. Stephen Chu, Clinical Associate Professor of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry; Dr. Christian Stappert, Assistant Professor of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry; Dr. Ziv Mazor, a former Clinical Instructor in Periodontics at the Hadassah School of Dental Medicine in Israel; and Dr. Harold Baumgarten, Clinical Professor of Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine.