Dentsply Sirona Inc, Charlotte, NC, announced the initial lineup of featured speakers for its inaugural SIROWORLD event. SIROWORLD, an educational event focusing on digital dentistry, will be held August 11 to 13, 2016, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Resort in Orlando, Fla.

Speakers at the event include:

  • Tarun Agarwal, DDS, a nationally known lecturer in the field of aesthetic and restorative dentistry. Founder of 3D Dentists, Agarwal is a full-time practicing general dentist.
  • August de Oliveira, DDS, the author of two implant surgery books. He lectures internationally on implants, 3D CBCT imaging and guided surgery, and CAD/CAM.
  • Todd Ehrlich, DDS, FAGD, of the digital magazine Digital Enamel, lectures extensively on advanced, high-tech dental products, including dental CAD/CAM systems and 3D imaging.
  • Chris Farrugia, DDS, a national speaker, teacher, and recognized leader in digital dentistry. He trains dentists and oral healthcare professionals throughout the country to advance their knowledge of digital imaging.
  • Arun Garg, DMD, is current president of the International Dental Implant Association and editor-in-chief of Dental Implantology Update and serves on the editorial boards of other leading journals. Previously, he served as a full-time professor of surgery in the division of oral/maxillofacial surgery at the University of Miami School of Medicine and as director of the residency training program.
  • Neal Patel, DDS, who teaches, as part of an international lecture circuit, advanced digitization in dentistry, CBCT, its current and future applications, and dental practice management.
  • Sameer Puri, DDS, a certified trainer and educator on CEREC proficiency, is the director of CAD/CAM at the Scottsdale Center for Dentistry and the founder of
  • Jay Reznick, DMD, MD, a diplomate of the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, who specializes in facial trauma, jaw and oral pathology, dental implantology, sleep disorders medicine, laser surgery, and jaw deformities.
  • Mike Skramstad, DDS, a faculty member at He performs all aspects of cosmetic, implant, and family dentistry, with a particular focus on aesthetic and CAD/CAM computerized dentistry. He is co-founder and moderator of the Minnesota CEREC® Continuum, a statewide study club for computerized dentistry.
  • Don Tyndall, DDS, MSPH, PhD, a professor in the department of diagnostic sciences and general dentistry at the UNC School of Dentistry. His research interests include 3D digital imaging, implant radiology, applications of cone beam computed tomography in dentistry. and the use of computers in image processing.

“We are delighted to welcome the most dynamic speakers in dentistry to the SIROWORLD stage,” said Dr Michael DiTolla, director of clinical affairs at Dentsply Sirona. “SIROWORLD speakers are selected for their fresh and innovative ideas. We want to provide our attendees with new and state-of-the-art clinical education while connecting them with elite thought leaders from extensive scientific and medical backgrounds.”