Dr. Sascha Jovanovic, D.D.S., M.S.
Director and Founder, Global Institute for Dental Education
Sascha A. Jovanovic was formally trained in Periodontics at UCLA School of Dentistry, in Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University and in Prosthodontics at University of Aachen, Germany and holds a Master of Sciences degree in Oral Biology from UCLA.
He specializes in dental implant therapy and bone & soft tissue reconstruction, is a lecturer at UCLA Continuing Dental Education, is Professor (Hon.) at Univ. of British Columbia, division of Periodontics and Implants, Vancouver, Associate Professor (Hon.) at the University of Hong Kong Department of Oral Surgery and is Director and Founder of the web based Global Institute for Dental Education at www.globalinstituteonline.com.
He is the past-president of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) and a past-Board member of the Osseointegration Foundation (OF). He was the program chair of the EAO 2000 annual scientific congress, recipient of the young investigator fellowship of the American Academy of Periodontology, of the Implantology award of the California Society of Periodontists and of the German Implant Society Research award.
He is an honorary member of the South African Society of Periodontology. Dr. Jovanovic’s clinical research emphazises bone reconstruction techniques and aesthetic management in dental implant therapy. His applied research focuses on bone regeneration with different bone graft materials, rhBMP-2 and barrier membranes as well as the biology of soft tissues around teeth and implants.
He has lectured extensively worldwide and has published over 60 articles and book chapters, and one textbook titled Color Atlas of Implantology (Thieme Publ.). He is on several editorial boards for scientific journals and has published a DVD-education series on advanced implant therapy. He is the current Editor in Chief of the Implant Tribune.