Honorary Members outside Europe

Prof. Sergio Olate, DDS, PhD

Dr Olate's clinical expertise is in Facial Trauma, Orthognathic Surgery, Facial Cosmetic Surgery, TMJ Surgery and Dental Implant Surgery. Based out of Chile, the main focus on his research is related to animal models, biomechanical tests and 3D analysis with focus in biomaterials and bone repair, facial deformities, surgical techniques and clinical models for surgery treatment in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Dr. Olate has published nearly 200 scientific paper and has been involved in more than 10 research projects. Read more

Prof. James Roelofse MMED (Anes), PhD (Anes), NDBA (USA)

Professor James Roelofse qualified as an anesthetist from the University of Stellenbosch, South Africa (cum laude). He was awarded a PhD in Anaesthesia from the same university. He is Programme Director of a Postgraduate Certificate in Sedation and Pain Control at UCL. He is the author of more than 163 scientific articles and wrote chapters of books on sedation. Read more

Prof. Joseph Nissan, DMD

Prof. Nissan is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Prosthodontics at Tel Aviv University and former Director of the Implantology Unit and the Prosthodontics postgraduate programme at the same university. He's currently President of the Israel Society of Implant Dentistry and Chairman of the national board of the Prosthodontics Professional Committee.  He is author of more than 80 publications on fixed Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry. Read more

Dr Osama Alshafei, B.Ch.D, MFD RCSI, FFD (OSOM) RCSI, MOMS RCSEd

Dr. Osama Alshafei is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon based in Kuwait with experience in the US and the UK. He qualified in Dentistry from the Leeds Dental Institute in 2000. In 2003 and 2005 he respectively passed the American National Dental Board Examination I and II. He's member of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland. Read more

Dr. M. Samer Shahrour, DDS

Dr. Shahrour is currently Head of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Ibn- Alnafis Hospital, Member of the the Syrian Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Syrian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons.has published several articles and has lectured at major professional meetings and received multiple awards for his research. He's co-author of the Dentist’s Guide Book on AIDS booklet published in Arabic by WHO and the Syrian Ministry of Health. Read more

Prof. Felipe Kornecki Radzinski, DDS

Prof. Radzinski is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery specialist based in Uruguay. He's Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial III and the the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology. Director of the Postgraduate Degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Traumatology at the School of Dentistry in Udelar. He's the former President of the Uruguayan Oral and Maxillofacial Society.

Dr Carlos Bettoni, DDS

Dr Carlos Bettoni obtained an MSc in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology at University of São Paulo (USP) in 2005-06. He then specialised in Implant Dentistry at the ABO institute.

He is currently Professor at Pontifical Catholic University of Minas (PUC MINAS). He is also an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at the Materdei Hospital, São Camillo Children’s Hospital at Belohorizonte, Minas Gerais. Read more.

Prof. Raphael Capelli Guerra, DDS, MSc

Prof. Raphael Capelli Guerra is an Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Specialist with a Master degree in Head and Neck surgery. 

He is Head Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department at Hospital Leforte, São Paulo, Brazil and Head Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery department at Hospital Cristovão da Gama, Santo André, Brazil. Read more

Dr Renata Laís Almeida Cruz, DDS

Renata qualified as a specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Hospital das clinicas, Federal University of Goiás - Goiania - Brazil in 2017. She currently works as a Specialist at Arco Iris Hospital in La Paz in Bolivia. Read more