Dr. Igor Ristić began his private dental practice in 1999 in the family building in Cvijićeva Street in Belgrade to provide his patients with dental treatment according to the highest standards. The practice brings together a professional team of doctors of various specialities, assistants and dental technicians and is constantly expanding. Over the years, the practice has grown into the Center for Dental Aesthetics and Implantology, a place where, in addition to working with patients, activities take place through education, courses and professional workshops. In parallel with his clinical work since 2003, Dr Igor Ristić has been actively participating as an invited lecturer at congresses and symposia on the topic of aesthetic dentistry and implantology at the international level. Through this activity and cooperation with leading dentists worldwide in 2009, he was nominated for membership in IADFE (International Academy of Dental-Facial Aesthetics). He has been an active member of the ESCD since 2005 and a member of the board in charge of education (European Society of Esthetic Dentistry) since 2010. In addition to invited lectures, he actively holds courses in dental aesthetics and implantology. He has published papers in leading professional journals (Dental Tribune, Cosmetic Dentistry International…). He is a member of the consulting teams of the world‘s leading dental companies Heraeus, NobelBiocare, Ivoclar, Bredent, Kavo.
Implementing digital technologies in dentistry – trend, tool or trouble?
Contemporary dentistry could not be possible without digital technologies. Overlapping scientifically proven clinical protocols could be demanding and time consuming, bringing always learning curve in front of the clinician with every new tool. However, patients are accepting new dental technologies overwhelmingly benefiting from predictability, increased efficiency and great treatment results when technology is used according to strict protocols. Current possibilities and challenges in contemporary treatment workflows would be discussed.