October 5-6, 2024
The World Clinical Laser Institute (WCLI) is putting on a symposium focused on laser application in periodontology, implantology, endodontics, restorative dentistry, pain therapy and others. The WCLI’s International Symposium will feature educational content suited for every dental professional.
This event will also include fascinating keynote addresses from leaders in the dental world, along with multiple social and networking opportunities to relax and make new friends while learning about new groundbreaking dental technologies. The WCLI’s Symposiums are one of a kind in the dental profession! We look forward to seeing you there!
The World Clinical Laser Institute (WCLI) is more than an educational association of dentists seeking clinical knowledge and tips on the latest technologies in dentistry. The largest group of its kind, the WCLI is a closely knit network of thousands of dental professionals who share a passion for improving the patient experience, elevating their clinical results to the highest level, and building the best possible practice they can.
At this year’s International Symposium, dental professionals will improve their knowledge and techniques for established laser procedures, such as laser-assisted periodontal treatment, endo, implant placement, pain therapy and cosmetic dentistry.
Above all else, the WCLI’s 2024 International Symposium is a great place to see old friends, meet new colleagues and forge friendships with mentors from around the world.
It’s a weekend of education and fellowship. Register today; don’t miss out!4
Prices including lunches, coffee breaks and Gala Diner.
Cancellation Policy – Refunds less a $150.00 cancellation fee will be given for cancellations received in writing to [email protected] prior to August 30, 2024. Following this date, no refunds will be given, but a credit will be issued to use towards another event within one year. Event schedule is subject to change without notice.
Saturday, October 5, 2024 – Sunday, October 6, 2024
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
DOCTORS: SUPER SAVER $345 US
Register before October 30, 2023 to save $350!
DOCTORS: Pre-Registration $495 US
Register by April 30, 2024 to receive the Pre-Registration discounted tuition cost.
DOCTORS: General Registration $695 US
General Registration tuition cost.
RDH/Office Staff/Student: General Registration $295 US
Tuition cost for Dental Hygienists, office staff members or current dental students.
Dr. Yasuhiko Kamura - United States
Dr. Robin Horton - United Kingdom
Robin Horton, BDS is the owner of Wayside Dental Practice in Harpenden, United Kingdom. Dr. Horton has been using dental lasers in his practice for over 20 years, in all aspects of his practice. His practice employs three Waterlase all tissue lasers as well as five diode lasers.
Dr. Horton specializes in laser-assisted complex implant dentistry, utilizing digital technology. Dr. Horton is a Nobel Biocare instructor in digital implant dentistry, lecturing internationally on the subject. Dr. Horton is a keen road cyclist, an avid Arsenal Soccer Club, and England Cricket fan.
Dr. Manaf Agha - United Arab Emerites
Dr. Praveen Arany - United States
Dr. Arany trained as a dentist, oral pathologist, and biomedical engineer. He served as an Assistant Clinical Investigator at NIDCR/NIH, Bethesda, from 2012 to 2015. He is currently an Associate Professor at University at Buffalo, NY. He has over 125 scientific publications and received numerous awards, such as the National Insitutes of Health Young Investigator, American Society for Lasers in Surgery and Medicine’s Horrace Furomoto and Wound Healing Society’s Young Investigator award. He has been invited to speak in various national and international forums, reviews for over 75 scientific journals, serves on nine journal editorial boards, including associate editor in four, and reviews grants for national and international funding agencies.
He is the immediate past-President of the World & North American Association for Photobiomodulation Therapy and Chair of PBM groups in SPIE and Optica (OSA). He has 6 patents, over 125 scientific publications with over 7300 citations, and an h-index of 35. His work has been featured in many mainstream media highlights in over 70 countries.
Dr. Arturo Arciniega - Mexico
Dr. Arturo Arciniega Valverde is a highly accomplished dentist renowned for his expertise in cosmetic dentistry and implantology. He began his dental journey at Universidad Intercontinental, mastering the fundamentals of the field. Driven by an insatiable thirst for knowledge, he pursued advanced studies at the Global Institute for Dental Education in Los Angeles, where he delved into implant placement, grafting, sinus lifts, and soft tissue management. His commitment to staying on the cutting edge led him to NYU for specialization in cosmetics and full mouth rehabilitation. Operating two thriving dental offices in Mexico City and extending his services to Querétaro City and Monterrey City, Dr. Arciniega Valverde annually completes nearly 2,000 veneer procedures, showcasing his unwavering dedication to delivering exceptional results.
In addition to his clinical excellence, Dr. Arciniega Valverde is a Key Opinion Leader (KOL) for Sprint Ray, a 3D printing system tailored for dental applications, and collaborates with Biolase, a leading provider of dental laser technology. His partnerships reflect his commitment to harnessing the latest advancements in dental technology. Moreover, he has received the esteemed honor of a Doctor Honoris Causa in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the field of dentistry, cementing his legacy as a distinguished figure in the dental world.
Dr. Peter Harnois - United States
Dr. Marina Janssen - Netherlands
Dr. Christopher J. Walinski - United States
Christopher J. Walinski, DDS has been an author, inventor, and innovator in Laser Dentistry for over two decades. His 2003 text on laser dentistry has been published in over ten languages. He is the Executive Director of the World Clinical Laser Institute; the largest organization of its kind and is a Founding member of the American Academy of Oral Systemic Health. Chris is past Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Laser-Assisted Dentistry and is a Diplomate and Past-President of the World Congress of Minimally Invasive Dentistry.
At The Touro College of Dental Medicine, he is an Associate Professor and Laser Safety Officer. He is also a Visiting Professor at Taipei Medical University College of Oral Medicine, and a frequent lecturer at Harvard University, emphasizing dentistry using lasers and other minimally-invasive techniques.