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Legends of Oral Regeneration

English, Education, 1 season, 21 episodes, 12 hours, 21 minutes
Interviews with Osteology Honorary Board Members
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Mark Bartold: "I'm quite vocal about the perio-systemic relationships"

Dive into our latest episode of our Legends podcast! Join the engaging conversation as Lisa Heitz-Mayfield, Osteology Foundation Board Member from Adelaide, Australia, interviews Mark Bartold, Emeritus Professor of the University of Adelaide. Bartold, a pioneer in stem cell research for periodontal regeneration, shares his journey and wisdom. From his beginnings as a dental student in Adelaide to his global research endeavours that have taken him across continents with a young family, Bartold reflects on key moments that have shaped his extraordinary career. Discover how he has broadened his research horizons and returned to the field with new vision and skills. Learn more about Bartold’s groundbreaking work in stem cell research for periodontal regeneration and gain insight into his vision for the future of the field. Don't miss this thought-provoking episode that explores the profound impact of education.  
5/6/202436 minutes, 23 seconds
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Hom-Lay Wang: "It all started with a fortune teller"

Dive into our newest episode of our Legends podcast! Join the engaging conversation as Istvan Urban, Osteology Foundation Board Member from Budapest, Hungary, interviews Hom-Lay Wang, Professor and Director of Graduate Periodontics at the University of Michigan, U.S.A. Wang, mentor to many successful researchers and clinicians around the world, shares his journey and wisdom.  From his humble beginnings in Taiwan to a twist of fate inspired by a fortune teller leading him to apply for a job in the USA, Wang reflects on pivotal moments that shaped his remarkable career. Discover the individuals and experiences that molded him into the mentor he is today. Learn why Wang emphasises character traits over grades when selecting residents and what makes a true mentor. Don't miss this thought-provoking episode that explores the profound impact of education!. 
2/6/202425 minutes, 42 seconds
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Franck Renouard: ”Education is freedom!”

The latest episode of our "Legends" podcast is now live! Franck Renouard, honorary board member of the Osteology Foundation from Paris, France, engages in a thought-provoking conversation about the importance of education with Ronald E. Jung, Osteology board member and chair of the communications committee from Zurich, Switzerland. Renouard emphasises the importance of a solid education as the cornerstone of not only becoming a skilled surgeon but also as the gateway to broader horizons and personal growth. He takes you on a journey from his early days as a young dentist to a pioneer in researching surgical failures and their underlying root causes. Together, they explore the crucial role of human factors in this field, and Renouard's passion for teaching.
10/17/202347 minutes, 15 seconds
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William Giannobile: ”You can’t skip steps as a leader!”

Nikolaos Donos (Professor at the Institute of Dentistry at Queen Mary University of London, UK) engages in a captivating discussion with William Giannobile (Dean of the Harvard School of Dental MedicineUSA) that will redefine your perspective on dentistry. Together they explore Giannobile's fascinating journey from Missouri to his pioneering work in tissue engineering, shedding light on the role of molecular growth factors and becoming dean of one of the most prestigious dental schools in the world. Giannobile talks about the transformative shifts in periodontal treatment, health economics, and the imminent role of AI in shaping the future of dentistry.
8/23/202352 minutes, 28 seconds
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Gil Alcoforado: ”I was amazed how with little intervention big results could be obtained!”

Brace yourself for an interview with the renowned Gil Alcoforado – a multiple award-winning luminary from Portugal who has served as the former president of the EFP and is the current president-elect of the EAO! In this episode, our equally famous host, Frank Schwarz, delves into the beginnings of Alcoforado's remarkable career. Discover how he started in dentistry and ultimately specialised in periodontology. Tune in to find out more about the intriguing concept of "failing and ailing," and how it has evolved over time. Alcoforado shares his valuable insights on this subject, shedding light on what it means in today's context.
7/4/202338 minutes, 12 seconds
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Shinya Murakami: ”To keep going, you have to have the right research question”

Discover the secret to becoming a successful researcher! According to Shinya Murakami, Professor and Chair of the Periondontal Department at the University of Osaka, Japan, having the right research question is essential for maintaining motivation and reaching new heights in your field. In his inspiring interview with Reinhard Gruber, Murakami shares his personal journey. He talks about how he overcame obstacles to discover the groundbreaking potential of the fibroblast growth factor. This factor was later associated with stimulating the regeneration of periodontal tissue. Learn how he persevered through the tough times and kept his curiosity alive, always on the lookout for the next big question.
4/17/202326 minutes, 50 seconds
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Pamela McClain: ”The trust of my patients to improve their health is my biggest achievement”

Interviewed by Christer Dahlin, Pamela K. McClain tells how she actually started with dental hygiene and later on was inspired to save teeth. Despite being the daughter of the famous Robert Schallhorn, she never felt any pressure to follow his path to become a periodontist. However, once she got passionate about this field, nothing could stop her from making a significant contribution and becoming one of the world's most influential periodontists.    Listen to Pamela K. McClain's inspiring learnings on her impressive career path in this podcast episode of “Legends of Oral Regeneration".
2/22/202332 minutes, 31 seconds
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Gerald Bowers: ”The Navy was looking for a periodontist”

In his interview with Pamela K. McClain, Gerald Bowers tells how he happened to start as a periodontist in the Navy and became more and more interested from then on. He mentions the crucial role of the mentors he has met along the way, the need for regenerative therapy for wounded soldiers in the army, and how all this led him to his pivotal clinical trials that formed the basis for future bone grafting procedures in periodontal regeneration.   Discover Gerald Bower's key findings on his impressive journey to becoming one of the world's most influential periodontists in this podcast episode of “Legends of Oral Regeneration".
11/18/202232 minutes, 56 seconds
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Lisa Heitz-Mayfield: ”I sold up everything in order to fund my education!”

In her interview with Anton Sculean, Lisa Heitz-Mayfield talks about how she came to do her postgraduate training in Malmö, Sweden, and how she had to make her own way as she was the only postgraduate student there at the time. She also talks about her mentors, who greatly influenced her critical and scientific thinking, and how she became involved in research on periodontal regeneration.   Discover Lisa Heitz-Mayfield's key findings on her fantastic journey to becoming one of the world's most influential periodontists in this podcast episode of “Legends of Oral Regeneration".
8/17/202229 minutes, 50 seconds
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Robert Schallhorn: ”She wanted to marry a dentist”

In his conversation with William Giannobile, Robert Schallhorn explains why he became a dentist and later on a periodontist. He moreover talks about important turning points in his life that led him to his exciting path up to the presidency of the American Association of Periodontology. Furthermore, you will get to know how he managed the balancing act between practitioner and researchers as well as what motivated and drove him. Curtain up for Robert Schallhorn and his "Legends of Oral Regeneration".
6/14/202242 minutes
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Maurício Araújo: ”I wasn’t even accepted for the programme”

In his conversation with Pamela K. McClain, Maurício Araújo explains why he travelled to Sweden to join a programme before he even was accepted and how he managed to get into the programme. He further talks about how he manages to be researcher, educator, pracitioner and dad at the same time and what kind of motivation he thinks is the best motivation. Curtain up for Maurício Araújo and his "Legends of Oral Regeneration".
9/10/202131 minutes, 9 seconds
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Mariano Sanz: "Sow before you can harvest"

In his conversation with Ronald Jung, Mariano Sanz had a clear message for the next generation “Sow before you can harvest". In this podcast, Mariano talks about his passion for oral tissue regeneration, why he almost didn’t become a dentist and who his companions were. Curtain up for Mariano Sanz!
7/9/202132 minutes, 19 seconds
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Friedrich Neukam: "Implants were not accepted!"

Listen to Friedrich Neukam and learn how he found his way into implant dentistry and what it took for implant treatment to become established in dentistry. Find out why a conference in Toronto had a lasting influence on his path, which companions played an important role in his career and what his advice for the next generation is.
5/12/202152 minutes, 2 seconds
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Wilfried Wagner: "We made a lot of mistakes!”

Listen to Wilfried Wagner and learn how his career developed, who his companions were, how crucial mistakes were for his scientific progress and what he recommends to the next generations. Find out why empathy with patients is of the highest importance to him and what he has experienced during his 25 years as chair of oral and maxillofacial surgery at the Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz and director of the clinic for maxillofacial surgery. 
3/19/202143 minutes, 4 seconds
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Massimo Simion: “I was diving with the white shark”

Listen to Massimo Simion and learn how he started his exceptional career; and how it came about that - in addition to his many scientific publications – his photos were also published in the renowned National Geographic magazine.  
1/14/202133 minutes, 20 seconds
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Jan Lindhe: "We wrote the books for our own entertainment"

Find out more about how Jan Lindhe’s career took its course and and why he claims that they actually wrote their famous books for their own entertainment.
11/12/202045 minutes, 20 seconds
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Daniel Buser: "We had no clue how to treat those patients"

Listen to Daniel Buser's great story and the key elements of his career path. Learn more about his philosophy and why he says that a good mentor is one of the most important things to start your career. 
9/15/202030 minutes, 2 seconds
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Christoph Hämmerle: "Be humble, be brave!"

In this episode Christoph Hämmerle talks to Osteology Foundation board member Lisa Heitz-Mayfield. He speaks about his academic career, how he keeps his work-life balance and how important international collaboration for the research field is.
7/24/202022 minutes, 59 seconds
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Niklaus Lang: “I wanted to be an opera singer!”

In the latest episode Niklaus Lang talks to Osteology Foundation board member Nikolaos Donos in London. Find out here what his passion for opera is all about, how his outstanding career has developed and what he advises the next generation.
5/14/202029 minutes, 34 seconds
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Georg Watzek: “We could only be successful as a team!”

In this episode Georg Watzek meets the Osteology Board member Reinhard Gruber in Vienna. Together they discuss their careers, what they advise young scientists in career development and how the field of oral tissue regeneration has developed in recent years.
3/12/202022 minutes, 39 seconds