Dr. Sascha A. Jovanovic, was formally trained in periodontics at the UCLA School of Dentistry; in implant dentistry at Loma Linda University; and in prosthodontics at University of Aachen, Germany. He holds a Master of Sciences degree in Oral Biology from UCLA; and is director and founder of the web-based Global Institute for Dental Education at www.gidedental.com. Dr. Jovanovic is presently the Associate Professor at Loma Linda University Implant program. He is the past-president of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO). He has lectured extensively worldwide and has published over 70 articles and book chapters, and one textbook. Dr. Jovanovic maintains a private practice in Santa Monica, CA.