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Dental Digest Podcast with Dr. Melissa Seibert

Jun 14, 2021

Sometimes we can have a hand in motivating behavior just by meeting patients where they are. Perhaps if we provide our patients with the right information and the best resources we can get them on a better track. This episode features Professor Liran Levin who started as a podcast guest one year ago and has now turned into a friend and mentor. 

Dr. Levin is going to discuss with us an app he was apart of creating as well as dental technology available to patients that can improve their quality of life. He is presently the head of the Periodontology Division at the University of Alberta, Canada. He was also a visiting professor at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine. With over 230 publications, book chapters and countless speaking engagements, he is one accomplished clinician and academic. 

About Dr. Levin:

Prof. Liran Levin is a professor of periodontology at the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Canada. He is also a visiting professor at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA.  He is currently the President-elect of the International Association for Dental Traumatology (IADT) and was chairing the 2020 IADT dental trauma guidelines committee.

Prof. Liran Levin was the Head of Research at the School of Dentistry, Rambam Health Care Campus. He’s also Faculty of Medicine – Technion IIT Haifa, Israel.

Prof. Liran Levin received his DMD degree with distinction at Tel Aviv University and completed his Post Graduate Periodontology Program at the Department of Periodontology, Rambam Health Care Campus. He also received his Periodontology Specialist Certificate from the European Federation of Periodontology as well as a Fellow of the Royal College of Dentists of Canada in Periodontology.

Prof. Liran Levin has published more than 280 articles and book chapters in the international professional literature and is involved in research mainly in periodontology, dental implants and dental trauma. His papers received more than 8,000 scientific citations.

He has been lecturing extensively both nationally and internationally in the fields of dental implants and periodontal diseases. Prof. Levin serves as an Associate Editor for the International Dental Journal, Scientific Associate Editor for the Quintessence International, Associate Editor for the Dental Traumatology and as an Editorial Board Member and a manuscript reviewer for some of the leading international professional Journals in the fields of periodontology, dental implants, dental trauma and general dentistry. 

Prof. Levin has served as The Chairman of the Ethics in Dental Research Committee of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR).