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Dr. Dror Shamir
DMD, MSc
+972-4-8359439
Shamir Dental Clinic
Haifa, Israel

Dr. Dror Shamir is the Head of the Oral and Maxillofacial Department in Bnai-Zion Medical Center in Haifa, Israel.
He graduated his Dental education from Goldshlager Dental School in Tel-Aviv University in 2004. He also accomplished an MSc. Diploma in Cell Biology from Sackler School of Medicine in the same university.
Dr. Shamir graduated his residency in OMFS in Rambam Health Care Campus in 2010 and since then his main clinical practice has been Dento-facial Anomalies and Maxillofacial Reconstruction.
Dr. Shamir participated in the first Noris Medical Zygoma Course in 2015, and since then he became one of the leading experts in this field in Israel.
Dr. Shamir is part of the Maxillofacial training faculty in the Technion Medical School in Haifa, Israel. As part of the training program, Dr. Shamir is responsible for teaching and tutoring 5-th and 6-th year medical students at the Department.
Dr. shamir maintains a private practice limited to maxillofacial and implant dentistry in Haifa, Israel.

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This extensive training allows Dr. Nelson to offer a wide variety of surgical procedures to his patients. He provides IV sedation and general anesthesia, wisdom tooth removal, dentoalveolar surgery, facial trauma surgery, TMJ surgery, and treatment of oral and facial pathology with subsequent reconstruction.

Dr. Nelson has a special interest in orthognathic surgery, bone grafting, soft tissue grafting, and dental implant surgery.  Along with his well trained office staff he is able to provide his patients with the most updated and accurate methods of care using in-office CT scans and the latest digital equipment.

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Prof. Ziv Mazor is one of Israel’s leading periodontists. He graduated from the periodontal department at the Hadassah School for Dental Medicine in Jerusalem, where he served as a clinical instructor and lecturer for undergraduate and postgraduate dental students.

Since 1993, Prof. Mazor has been engaged in clinical research in the field of Bone Augmentation and Sinus Floor Elevation. He is currently participating in the quest for improving and evaluating new grafting materials, using various growth factors as well as researching “osseodensification”- a paradigm shift in dental implantology.

Prof. Mazor is a renowned author in dental implantology and is known worldwide for his innovative approaches to cutting-edge procedures and technologies. He is a world-known speaker and has lectured extensively both nationally and internationally. This year was his 25th consecutive year speaking at the AAP.

Prof. Mazor is part of the continuing education faculty at New York University and an Associate Professor at Titu Maiorescu University in Bucharest, Romania. He conducts and moderates advanced international implantology courses and workshops. He is the past President of the Israeli Periodontal Society.

Prof. Mazor maintains a private practice limited to periodontal and implant dentistry in Tel Aviv & Ra’anana, Israel.