On 21st of September 2013, the first dental implantology course in Bulgaria will be held at the Faculty of Dental Medicine to MU-Varna in the framework of the postgraduate training programme. The course "Introduction in Dental Implantology" includes lectures and a practical part as well as observation of operations for dental implants. 20 dental physicians will participate from 9 countries – Bulgaria, Slovenia, Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Dubai, Jordan and Lebanon. The lecturers will be teachers from the Faculty of Dental Medicine and two specialists from Switzerland – the Vice-President of the Swiss Association of Oral Implantology Dr. Bruno Shmidt and Dr. David Dias. The course will be led by Assoc. Prof. Stefan Peev –Head of the Department of Paradontology and Dental implantology at MU-Varna and Chairman of the Bulgarian Association of Oral Implantology.
Recently, Varna Medical University has won the project within the Operative Programme "Competitiveness". Half of the funding amounting to 2 million BGN will be invested in the Faculty of Dental Medicine for the equipment of a modern and unique University dental center. "Varna Medical University was ranked first out of 70 participants in the project", added the Head of the Department of Parodontology and Dental Implantology. In the new dental center the latest clinical and laboratory technologies will be presented in the field of dental medicine. According to Assoc. Prof. Peev, the Center is expected to be opened in a few months.