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Dental Learning faculty members include some of the most distinguished professionals and respected leaders in the field of dentistry, each showing a commitment to excellence in practice and instruction.



Steven Jefferies

Dr. Steven R. Jefferies is a Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry, Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University, where he holds the Donald and Cecelia Platnick Professorship in Restorative Dentistry. Dr. Jefferies is also the Director of the Biomaterials Research Laboratory in the Department of Restorative Dentistry; and Director of Clinical Research for the School of Dentistry. Dr. Jefferies has been an author or co-author on 66 scientific articles and abstracts, and has delivered over 75 oral presentations on various clinical and scientific topics in North American and international venues. He is a fellow in the ICD, ACD, ADI, and AGD. Dr. Jefferies can be reached at Steven R. Jefferies, MS, DDS, PhD has no potential conflicts to disclose.

Dr. Håkan Engqvist is a Professor in Materials Science and the Director of the Ångström Materials Academy at Uppsala University in Sweden. Prior to this, he worked for 7 years in R&D and strategic partnership positions in industry, after receiving his PhD from Uppsala University. Dr. Engqvist also holds an MS in Materials Physics. His research interests include the synthesis, microstructure, and properties of nanobioceramic materials for hard tissue repair and novel methods for drug delivery. Dr. Engqvist has authored over 90 research papers and conference contributions. Dr. Engqvist can be reached at Håkan Engqvist , PhD, MS discloses that he has received honorarium from Doxa Dental, the commercial supporter of this educational activity.

Dr. Fiona M. Collins is a consultant, author, speaker, and editor in the dental industry. She previously held positions in industry, private practice, and academia. Dr. Collins has authored numerous articles, and has given presentations in North America and internationally. She is a member of the ADA, OSAP, and a fellow of the Pierre Fauchard Academy. Dr. Collins can be reached at Fiona M. Collins, BDS, MBA, MA discloses that she has received an honorarium from Doxa Dental, the commercial supporter of this educational activity.

Håkan Engqvist, PhD, MS and Steven R. Jefferies, MS, DDS, PhD have no potential conflicts to disclose.

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Courses Featuring Steven Jefferies

A Review of Luting Agents, Properties and Bioactivity
Cost: $29.00
ADA Credits: 2
AGD Credits: 2