Dr Alexey Ryabov graduated from the Moscow State Medical Dental University. He obtained an MSc and PhD from the Moscow Regional Scientific and Research Clinical Institute, where he is currently an Associate Professor. He specialized in oral and maxillo-facial surgery at the same university. Dr Ryabov is an ITI Fellow and a director of a Study Club in Moscow. He combines private practice with educational activities. Dr Alexey Ryabov is an award-winning lecturer and researcher, as well as the author of numerous publications in peer-reviewed journals.