We bring the “crème de la crème” to Kreuzlingen!

JCCI 2024 - Speaker Forum

The speakers at the 4th JOINT CONGRESS for CERAMIC IMPLANTOLOGY are world leaders in their field

We are pleased to introduce the outstanding SDS AMBASSADORS who will reveal the innovative techniques they have used to maximize their success at the highest level at this year‘s JCCI. These excellent SDS AMBASSADORS have achieved impressive results with their expertise and dedication and are ready to share their secrets. Stay tuned for inspiring presentations.

Some of the speakers at the 1st JCCI 2021: (from left to right) Dr. Judson Wall, Augusto Tralli, Ana Tralli, Dr. Johanna Graf, Dr. Rebekka Hueber, Dr. Dirk Duddeck, Dr. Ulrich Volz, Dr. Dr. Johann Lechner, Dr. Saurabh Gupta, Marco Gadola

Experts in their fields

Speakers already confirmed for the

Moritz Kneer

Kreuzlingen, Switzerland

Moritz Kneer is head of the dental department at the SWISS BIOHEALTH CLINIC, a specialist in biological dentistry and ceramic implants and the first dentist to treat exclusively and consistently according to the SWISS BIOHEALTH CONCEPT since the start of his professional career. In addition to his work as a surgeon, Moritz Kneer works as a speaker at the SWISS BIOHEALTH EDUCATION CENTRE and also travels internationally as a speaker on behalf of SDS. He places 800+ implants a year, has been a specialist since 2020 and an SDS Ambassador since 2023.

Dr. Fabian Schick

Munich, Germany

Dr. med. dent. Fabian Schick specialises in biological dentistry and ceramic implants. Born and raised in Ehingen (Danube), he studied dentistry at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. After completing his doctorate and various further training courses, he now works in a practice clinic for integrative, biological, holistic dentistry in Munich. Dr. Schick is a certified implantologist and a member of the International Society of Metal-Free Implantology and the International Academy of Ceramic Implantology. His publications deal with the connection between dentistry and chronic inflammatory autoimmune diseases.

Dr. Tobias Wilck

Hamburg, Germany

Dr. Tobias Wilck, a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery, can look back on an impressive career. Born in Hamburg in 1967, he studied human medicine at the University of Hamburg and gained experience in Kingston (Jamaica) and Vienna before completing his dental studies in Hamburg and Tuebingen. His specialist training took him to Hamburg, Tuebingen and finally to Krefeld-Uerdingen, where he worked as a senior consultant. Dr. Wilck is certified for plastic-aesthetic surgery and implantology and has been involved in humanitarian missions in Vietnam since 2010, where he treats children with facial disabilities, particularly cleft lips, jaws and palates. As a member of the German Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (DGMKG), Dr Wilck brings a wealth of specialist knowledge and experience to the treatment of his patients.

Dr. Dominik Nischwitz

Tuebingen, Deutschland

Dr. Dominik Nischwitz is one of the world’s leading specialists in biological dentistry and ceramic implants. He is the current Vice President of ISMI (International Society for Metal Free Implantology), whose mission is to help as many people as possible achieve optimal, metal-free oral health. As an international speaker, he regularly shares his expertise at congresses to establish biological dentistry as the new standard in the industry. Together with his father, Dr. Nischwitz founded DNA Health and Aesthetics, Centre for Biological Dentistry in Tuebingen in 2015.

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Dr. Robert Bauder

Kitzbühel, Austria

Dr. Robert Bauder is an experienced dentist with over 24 years of expertise in holistic and aesthetic modern dentistry. His main areas of practice include biological dentistry with focal and interference field diagnostics and restorations, aesthetic metal-free all-ceramic restorations, ceramic implants and implantology since 1998, periodontology, CAD-CAM ceramic immediate restorations, invisible braces since 2003 (platinum users), jaw detox, amalgam restorations, private dental emergency service and the treatment of anxiety patients. With more than 18 years of experience in working with ceramic implants, Dr. Robert Bauder offers comprehensive and high-quality dental care.

Dr. Thore Santel

Essen, Germany

After successfully completing his degree in dentistry at the University of Leipzig in 2007, Dr. Thore Santel worked as an assistant dentist in Munich from 2008 and as a training assistant in the Polyclinic for Dental Surgery and Admission at the University Hospital Düsseldorf under Director Prof. Dr. J. Becker and Senior Consultant Prof. Dr. Frank Schwarz. He has been a recognized specialist dentist for oral surgery since 2012. While working as a junior partner in a dental group practice from 2012 – 2016, Dr. Thore Santel completed his doctorate at the University of Leipzig in 2013. In 2016, Dr. Thore Santel worked in the practice Zahnärzte Poststraße before founding Zahnzentrum Kupferdreh on 1.1.2017, where he continues to work successfully in a management position to this day.

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Dr. Karl Ulrich Volz

Kreuzlingen, Switzerland

Dr. Karl Ulrich Volz is the founder and owner of the world market leader in ceramic dental implants, SDS SWISS DENTAL SOLUTIONS, and the associated on-site clinic SWISS BIOHEALTH CLINIC in Kreuzlingen/CH. With over 27,000 personally placed ceramic implants and over 23 years of experience in ceramic implantology, he is considered the pioneer of this discipline. Since 2017, Dr. Ulrich Volz, as well as other renowned speakers and experts, have been passing on their knowledge on the topics of biological dentistry, ceramic implants and blood concentrates at the SWISS BIOHEALTH EDUCATION CENTER in Kreuzlingen in the form of an exceptional, modern and constantly optimized continuing education program. The unique treatment methods and the worldwide unique surgical concept form the core of all continuing education opportunities.

Dr. Andrés Fernández

San Jose, Costa Rica

Dr. Fernandez is a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery and is dedicated to improving the oral health of his patients and correcting dental, craniofacial and maxillofacial deformities. He graduated in Dentistry from the University Latina of Costa Rica and obtained a Master’s degree in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery from the Javeriana University of Colombia in 2005. Dr. Fernandez has participated in various fellowships and continuing education programs in dental implants, including those at Pennsylvania State and Harvard University. As co-founder of Dental Cosmetics Costa Rica, he was instrumental in organizing live surgery courses for SDS in Costa Rica. His leadership skills are evident in his work as past president of the Costa Rica Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Fernandez is also involved in several educational foundations and works with the AO Foundation in Switzerland. In addition, he is recognized as one of the world’s leading educators in the field of ceramic implantology.

Dr. Alejandro Morra

San Jose, Costa Rica

Dr. Morra is a highly experienced and qualified dentist who has achieved many notable successes throughout his career. He received his degree in Dental Surgery from the Universidad Latina de Costa Rica in 2001 and his specialization in Oral Rehabilitation and Aesthetics from the Universidad de Chile in 2005. In 2013, he graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a Dental Implant Continuum Certification. Dr. Mora is a member of several prestigious dental organizations, including the American Academy of Implant Dentistry and the American College of Prosthodontists. He is also SMART certified for the safe mercury amalgam removal technique and is a member of the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology and the Colegio de Cirujanos Dentistas de Costa Rica.

Dr. Kelly Blodgett

Portland, OR, USA

Since Dr. Kelly Blodgett received his license to practice dentistry in 1999, he has positively impacted hundreds of thousands of people around the world through treatment at his clinic. Over the past 25 years, Dr. Blodgett has given hundreds of lectures on advanced dental concepts and has been a guest on dozens of podcasts, webinars and news articles. As the founder of Blodgett Dental Care in Portland, OR, Dr. Blodgett has built a practice that is considered one of the most desirable dental tourism destinations in the world. BDC’s uniqueness stems from both the respect he shows his patients as individuals and the artful fusion of biology and technology. Dr. Blodgett is committed to ensuring that all dental practices adopt biological practices and develop communication skills that respect patient autonomy.

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Dr. Gregor Hočevar

Ljubljana, Slovenia

Dr. Hočevar graduated from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ljubljana in 1996, where he was awarded the Prešeren Prize and the Oražen Prize for the best graduate of the generation. He founded his own dental practice in 1999 and continued his education in Slovenia and abroad. In 2017, he became the first dentist in Slovenia to receive the title of specialist in biological dentistry and ceramic implants after completing two years of postgraduate training in Germany and Switzerland. In the same year, he opened the private biological dental clinic Center Hočevar, where he practices metal-free dentistry with five other doctors. In the academic year 2021/2022, he successfully completed the 2nd Level University Master in Oral Implantology at the International University of Health Sciences in Rome with the topic “Immediate Ceramic Implant Placement in the Aesthetic Zone” under the mentorship of Prof. Dr. Covani.

Dr. Ilian Dargel

Castricum, Netherlands

Dr. Ilian Dargel’s expertise lies in biological dentistry; he improves the overall health of patients by replacing dental disorders with healthier alternatives. Dr. Dargel graduated from ACTA Amsterdam in 2005 and has been recognized as an implantologist NVOI since 2014. He has been a specialist in biological dentistry and ceramic implantology (ISMI/IAOC) since 2020.

Dr. Mario Parra

Valencia, Spain

Dr. Mario Parra is the pioneer in the implementation of THE SWISS BIOHEALTH CONCEPT in Spain and is the first and only Spanish dentist to obtain the certification of specialist in biological dentistry and expert in ceramic implants, recognized by international associations such as ISMI in Europe (International Society for Metalfree Implantology) and IAOCI in the United States (International Academy of Ceramic Implantology). In addition, he was the third in Europe and the first and only in Spain to receive the AMBASSADOR certification for excellence in ceramic dental implantology.

Dr. Cody Kriegel

North Liberty, IA, USA

Dr. Cody Kriegel is the founder of Vios Dental (formerly Corridor Dental). An expert in ceramic implantology, Dr. Kriegel has worked with thousands of patients in need around the world to achieve optimal health with unique, customized, dental treatments. As the only accredited biological dentist in Iowa, Dr. Kriegel’s philosophy focuses on a non-toxic, minimally invasive and biocompatible approach to dentistry. A dedicated doctor committed to continuing education, Dr. Kriegel completed an ICOI (International College of Oral Implantology) fellowship, an IAOMT (International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology) fellowship, and has completed more than 400 hours of continuing education in holistic health.

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Dr. Corbin Popp

Littleton, CO, USA

Dr. Corbin Popp grew up in a small town in Nebraska, where he worked in his father’s dental practice. He was determined and naturally excelled in science and math. His strengths led him to study biochemistry at the University of Nebraska, where he graduated with honors. After performing on Broadway and internationally for 10 years, Corbin went to the Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health. After graduating at the top of his class, he was honored by the University of Colorado Anschutz as Resident of the Year. Dr. Popp’s clinical expertise includes surgical treatment of infected root canals, ischemic bone voids/cavities, the Bone Building Augmentation (BBA) concept, placement of zirconia/ceramic implants, and bioesthetic (OBI) full mouth rehabilitation and jaw stabilization.

Dr. Holly Thompson

Shoreview, MN, USA

Dr. Holly Thompson received her doctorate from the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. She is passionate about biological approaches to oral surgery and has advanced training in the placement of zirconia (ceramic) dental implants. She has been recognized as one of only 10 USA Ambassadors for Swiss Dental Solutions and travels around the country teaching other doctors how to place SDS ceramic implants. Dr. Thompson holds a fellowship from the International Dental Implant Association and the Zirconia Implant Society. She is a certified Naturopathic Doctor through the American College of Integrative Medicine & Dentistry as well as a certified holistic practitioner. Dr. Thompson tries to hold continuing dental education events every few years.

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Dr. Jigar Ghandi

North Massapequa, NY, USA

Dr. Jigar S. Gandhi graduated from the State University of New York at Stony Brook School of Dental Medicine in 2009. He graduated at the top of his class and was one of four from his graduating class to be inducted into Omicron Kappa Upsilon. This is a national dental honor fraternity where membership is based on excellence in scholarship, exemplary character traits and potential qualities for future professional growth and achievement. He is a member of the American Dental Association (ADA), the International Congress of Implantologists (ICOI), the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the New York State Dental Association, the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), the Global Institute for Dental Education, and the Omicron Kappa Upsilon Dental Honor Fraternity. He was chief resident at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in the Bronx, New York.

Dr. Alexander Sobiegalla

Hemsbach, Germany

Dr. med. dent. Alexander Sobiegalla is a renowned dentist and specialist in biological dentistry and ceramic implants. He holds a Master of Science in Oral Implantology and a Master of Science in Oral Periodontology from the Eberhard Karls University in Tübingen. After his license to practice dentistry in 2008, he received his doctorate in dentistry and has since specialized in implantology, for which he is certified. Dr. Sobiegalla has completed important further training, including several years of training as a SWISS BIOHEALTH EDUCATION specialist, a DGI curriculum in implantology and DVT expertise. He is a member of the Free Association of German Dentists, the German Society for Implantology in the Dental, Oral and Maxillofacial Area, the Board of Directors of Zahnärzte Badische Bergstraße e.V. (ZBB) and the Society of Metal free Implantology.

Dr. Luis Alicea

Orlando, FL, USA

Dr. Luis A. Alicea studied at the University of Puerto Rico, School of Dentistry. There he completed his master’s degree and residency in prosthodontics, focusing on the placement and restoration of dental implants. He has taught as an adjunct professor in the departments of Research and Restorative at the University of Puerto Rico, where he remains an adjunct professor ad honorem. Dr. Alicea also completed additional training for certification as an IV sedation provider at the University of Alabama, Birmingham. He is also a member of the American Dental Association, the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, the American College of Prosthodontics, the Florida Prosthodontic Association, the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, the Academy of Osseointegration, the American Dental Society of Anesthesiology, the West Coast District Dental Association and the Hillsborough County Dental Association