Dental Photography Course With Dr. Ali Salehi

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This course is designed to introduce dentists to dental photography. By understanding some key concepts and how this digital technology is a major added value in a dental practice, those following this course will gain sufficient knowledge to start implementing photography in their everyday workflow. The main objective here is to lift any obstacles to the use of a camera and build up the basis for an understanding that will help to immediately put those concepts in practice. 

Course objectives:

  • Understand the basics of dental photography.
  • Understand the importance of implementing dental photography in everyday practice.
  • Give guidelines on how to choose the material needed in a dental practice.
  • Give guidelines for an ideal dental photography protocol.

Dr. Ali Salehi CV:

Dr. Ali Salehi graduated in 2008 with a Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the Faculty of Dental Medicine of the Strasbourg University (France). During his Master course, he has also been trained at the dental clinic of the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz (Germany). In 2007, he also got a Master of Biological and Medical Sciences from the University of Strasbourg Medical School. From 2008 until 2015, he worked as a clinical faculty at the Department of Prosthodontics of the University of Strasbourg. From December 2015 until December 2019, he then became a part-time Assistant Professor in the same department, parallel to working in his own private practice from 2011 until 2021.

Dr Salehi has written many articles in French and international peer reviewed journals and contributed to a book focusing on different subjects such as dental photography, smile analysis, dental ceramics and cementation procedures (Restaurations esthétiques en céramique collée – O. Etienne, L. Anckenmann – 2016). He has also been teaching for the master of smile aesthetics of the Strasbourg University until 2021 and has been involved with many companies such as Ivoclar, GC, DMG, 3M, SDI on different educational projects. He has also been teaching about direct and indirect restorations, cementation procedures, dental bleaching, dental photography and smile design analysis in various countries such as Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, North Africa, Vietnam, etc.

Since 2023, Dr Salehi is an Advanced Standing Student at NYU college of dentistry in the process of getting his DDS in order to get licensed to practice in the United States and be able to accomplish what he was doing back in Europe but this time on this side of the pond.

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