Tihana Divnić-Resnik MSc, PhD

Biography

Tihana Divnic-Resnik BDS, MSc, PhD, FICD is a senior clinical lecturer in the Discipline of Periodontics at the University of Sydney. She has extensive international experience in education as well as clinical experience as a specialist of Periodontology and Oral Medicine. As a discipline expert in Periodontics, she is continuously exploring and implementing innovations in clinical training of the Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), Bachelor of Oral Health (BOH) and DClinDent students. With her team, she developed an online platform for simulation training and continuous education in periodontal instrumentation, www.iperiopal.com. Her passion in research resulted in significant national and international collaborations and establishment of a strong base for research of ground-breaking significance for dentistry. As a clinician and researcher, she enjoys designing and supervising research projects of graduate (DMD) and postgraduate students (DClinDent), and translating evidence into her teaching and clinical practice. Her Master thesis was related to periodontal regeneration with synthetic bone grafts and PhD research focused on the bone morphogenetic proteins and their role in alveolar socket preservation. She has published her work in several international journals and presented it at numerous professional conferences. Her research interests lie mainly in the areas of periodontal therapy, bone regeneration, tissue management, oral microbiology and locally delivered oral microbials. Tihana is a member of Australian Dental Association (ADA), Australian Society of Periodontology (ASP), European Federation of Periodontology (EFP) and a certified lecturer for iTOP oral prophylaxis program. As an educator, she is involved in continued professional education for dental professionals in Australia and Asia.

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