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Adnan Catovic

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Professor
Head of Polyclinic Dental Clinic University Hospital Center Zagreb
Department of Fixed Prosthodontics and Geriatric Dentistry
School of Dental Medicine University of Zagreb
Gunduliceva 5, 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
catovic@sfzg.hr


Biography:

Adnan Catovic is a specialist and primarius in Prosthodontics. He is full Professor of Fixed Prosthodontics and Geriatric Dentistry at the School of Dentistry, University of Zagreb and Head of Poyclinic Dental Clinic University Hospital Centre in Zagreb, Croatia. He is a regular member of the Croatian Academy of Medical Sciences, graduated from the School of Dental Medicine in Zagreb 1977. He was research assistant at the Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry in Zagreb, university lecturer and research associate in 1987. He was elected for Associate Professor and senior research associate in 1995 and Full Professor and scientific advisor in 1999. From 1999-2001 He was Head of the Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Zagreb. He was Head of the Department of Fixed Prosthodontics, School of Medicine, Study of Dental Medicine, University of Rijeka from 2001 to 2003. Now he is the Head of the Geriatric Dentistry at the School of Dental Medicine University of Zagreb and Head of the Polyclinic of Dental Clinic University Hospital Center Zagreb. He was a lecturer at numerous scientific and professional conferences and has published over 150 scientific papers .He was a leader and principal investigator of the scientific project " Teeth, materials and prosthetics appliances in adolescent and geriatric population”. He was author of two textbooks of Fixed prosthodontics and Geriatric dentistry and coauthor in two textbooks of Geriatric Medicine and Dental Radiology .He is a regular member of the Croatian Academy of Medical Sciences, Croatian Society for Prosthetic Dentistry, Croatian Medical Association, European Prosthodontic Association (EPA) and the European College of Gerodontology (ECG). He is a member of several Editorial boards of the International Journals in Dentistry and Medicine.

Research Interest: 

Fixed prosthodontics and Implantology
Oral health of Elderly
Biomechanics of teeth and prosthetic appliances   
Ergonomics in Dentistry
Dental Radiology