CURRICULUM VITAE DR. GAMBORENA
. Graduated in Dentistry at the University Odontológica Dominicana, UOD 1989
. Certificate in Occlusion and Temporo-Mandibular Disorders at the Mexican Association of Occlusal Reconstruction in México City, 1989-90
. Certificate in Restorative Dentistry at the Autonoma of Nuevo León University in Monterey, México, 1990-92
. Certificate in Prosthodontics & Master of Science in Dentistry. University of Washington-Seattle (USA), 1993-96 was awarded with the Bolender Contest Award for clinical and academic excellence
. Certificate in Oral & Craneofacial Implant Fellowship Program. University of Texas, Houston (USA), 1996-97
. Affiliate Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, University of Washington Dental School, Seattle (Washington) since 2001
. Assistant Professor, Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences, University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine, Philadelphia (Pennsylvania) since 2007
. Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Periodontics, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta (Georgia) since 2009
. Editor in Chief of Quintessence Técnica Journal (Spanish version)
. Active Member of the European Academy of Esthetics Dentistry, since 2002.
. Member of the American Academy of Restorative Dentistry, since 2011,
. Founder member of “the Ponti Group”, Chicago 2012
. Author of the book “EVOLUTION : Contemporary Protocols for Anterior Single Tooth Implants” I. Gamborena/ M. B. Blatz by Quintessence Publishing Co Inc, 2014.
Inventor of the “slim temporary abutment concept: maximizing space for soft tissue growth” Nobelbiocare, November 2014.
Maintains private practice in San Sebastian, Spain, dedicated to Aesthetics, Restorative Dentistry and Implants
The challenge : achieving harmony & managing esthetic dilemmas in complex cases
Planning for aesthetic predictability and success in implant dentistry represents a great challenge for the dental team. The aesthetic outcome and natural appearance of the implant restoration depends ultimately on the execution and understanding of the team participating in the different treatment phases. The presentation focuses on the different clinical criteria and current surgical-prosthetic techniques for maximizing optimal aesthetics in conjunction with orthodontics a critical element for achieving gingival integration and aesthetic success in complex implant failures.