Waldemar D. Polido

DDS, MS, PhD Dr. Polido is an Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon, with a Master’s degree and Doctorate (PhD) from the PUCRS University in Porto Alegre, and an OMFS Residency at the University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, USA. He is a Professor and Acting Chairman of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Indiana University School of Dentistry, acting also as Co-Director of the Center for Implant, Esthetic and Innovative Dentistry and Pre-Doctoral Program Director. Dr. Polido is an active member of associations such as the ITI, IAOMS, and Academy of Osseointegration, AAOMS and AO-CMF, and serves as a reviewer for the main journals for OMFS and Implant Dentistry. He has authored many publications and given lectures worldwide on several topics, including Digital Tools, Team approach, Contemporary Solutions, Bone Grafts, Orthognathic Surgery, Short Implants, Treatment of the Esthetic Area, Surgical Complications, and the treatment of completely edentulous patients.