The courses will comprise of skill training sessions, exercises, practical applications, and hands-on training in every module to guide participants towards using lasers successfully and professionally in their own treatments. Over the course of one year, participants are taught fundamental physical and technical knowledge, and how to recognise primary, secondary, and tertiary indications on 12 attendance days split into 3 modules (4 days each). This programme concludes in Module 3 which takes place in Aachen, Germany with an examination and an ofﬁcial certiﬁcate of RWTH Aachen University and RWTH Aachen International Academy, the postgraduate education wing of the University. After attending all 3 modules, you will attain est. 84 CME.
MODULE 1 | Dubai, UAE
Group 6: 21-24 November 2018 (4 days) | Group 7: 23-26 October 2019 (4 days)
Laser Safety, Laser Devices and Diode Lasers
MODULE 2 | Dubai, UAE
Group 6: 06-09 March 2019 (4 days) | Group 7: 11-14 March 2020 (4 days)
Module Erbium Lasers
MODULE 3 | Aachen, Germany
Group 6: 16-19 December 2019 (4 days) | Group 7: 13-16 December 2020 (4 days)
Combined Wavelengths Therapy Concepts & Mastership Exams
A Refund of the registration fee will be made as follows:
Wed, 23 October 2019
3 Modules | Each 4 Days
Lecture and Hands-on
CAPP Training Institute
Onyx Tower, Sheikh Zayed Road, The Green, Podium 2, Office #204,
Prof. Dr. med. dent. Norbert Gutknecht
DDS, MS, PhD
Prof. Gutknecht studied medicine and dentistry at the Universities of Bochum, Florence and Aachen.
Since 1990 he works as a scientific researcher at the RWTH Aachen University Hospital.
He did scientific research studies in the field of dental laser therapy at the UCSF University California San Francisco, USA, where he received his “ Master in application of Nd:YAG lasers in dentistry”
He completed his Doctoral Thesis (PhD) at RWTH Aachen University 1993 and was appointed as an Assoc. Professor at Aachen University Medical and Dental Faculty in 1998 after completing his Habilitation
In 2003 he was appointed as a Full Professor at the Department of Operative Dentistry, Periodontology and Pediatric Dentistry at RWTH Aachen University Hospital, Medical and Dental Faculty
Positions at RWTH Aachen University and other Universities
Director: Department of Operative Dentistry Periodontology, Pediatric Dentistry
Director: Aachen Dental Laser Center (AALZ)
Scientific Director: Postgraduate Master Program: ”Lasers in Dentistry”
Honorary Professor: The University of Hong Kong
Visiting Professor: MIU, Mirs International University Cairo, Egypt
Positions in scientific organisations
Board Member: German Dental Association (DGZMK)
President: German Society for Laser Dentistry (DGL)
CEO WFLD, the World Federation for Laser Dentistry
Editor of Scientific Journals
Editor-in-Chief: “Laser in Dental Science” Springer Heidelberg, Germany
Assoc. Editor: “Laser in Medical Science” Springer London UK,
Editor-in-Chief: “Laser International Magazine” Oemus Media Leipzig, Germany
Editorial Board member: “Photomedicine and LASER Surgery” Mary Ann Libert, Inc Publishers USA.
Author of 4 books and more then 185 publications in international Journals
Invited Keynote speaker
In more than 80 international scientific congresses in the different parts of the World
Dr. Dimitris Strakas
DDS, MSc, PhD
Dr Dimitris Strakas was born in 1975 in Volos Greece, where he has a private laser dental clinic since 2003. He completed his studies in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, and his Master of Science in Lasers in Dentistry, in RWTH Aachen University.
He is the President of the Greek Society for Laser Dentistry (GSLD) and Chairman of the World Federation of Laser Dentistry – European Division (WFLD-ED).
Since 2007 he is an adjunct faculty member of the Aachen Dental Laser Center (AALZ) at RWTH Aachen University and from 2009 on the Scientific Director of AALZ Greece. This is the Greek branch of Aachen Dental Laser Center, providing Certified Education to dentists, with Seminars, Workshops and Mastership Courses in the fields of Laser Dentistry and Laser Safety.
He has many publications and articles on laser dentistry in Greek and international magazines. He has translated in Greek three books for Laser Dentistry. He is a reviewer for Lasers in Medical Science (LIMS) journal and a member of the Editorial Board of Laser Magazine (the International magazine of Laser Dentistry by Oemus Publications).
He has given a variety of lectures in Greek and International Congresses, meetings and workshops.
Since 2012 he is a PhD candidate in Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, in the department of operative dentistry.
Dr. Miguel Rodrigues Martins
DDS, MSc, PhD
Priv.-Doz. Dr. rer. medic. René Franzen
Dr René Franzen studied physics at Düsseldorf University and completed his thesis in the Department for Laser Medicine. Since 2001 he has worked for RWTH Aachen University and the AALZ Aachen Dental Laser Center and is involved in teaching and research in the field of laser-supported dentistry. In 2003 he completed his PhD thesis for which he was awarded the RWTH prize for outstanding interdisciplinary research. Dr. Franzen teaches optics, laser technology, dosimetry and laser safety and is also responsible for running the AALZ’s e-learning system.