Ivona Igerc, DMD (Doctor of Dental Medicine) based in Hong Kong is a distinguished expert in cosmetic dentistry and aesthetic medicine with over a decade of experience in facial aesthetics. Dr. Igerc teaches in South East Asia and Europe, she lectured at a number of international conferences, organized workshops and seminars in the field of anti-ageing and aesthetic medicine. She published a book “Face”, developed a face cream IvyNano and as opinion leader worked on developement of several medical devices. She is also involved in aesthetic applications with adipose-derived stem cells.
Bernita Shelley is an experienced Dental Hygienist with a keen interest in facial rejuvenation. As a dental hygienist, Bernita has extensive knowledge of the head and neck anatomy and has worked in a pioneering Cosmetic dental practice for many years. Bernita regularly provides non-surgical treatments and injections in the oral cavity and has subsequently branched out to offer a complete facial aesthetic service to include Teeth Whitening, Anti-ageing injections (Botox®) and Dermal Fillers. All Botox® treatments are carried out under the prescription of a Dentist. Bernita has undertaken extensive and advanced training to qualify as an Aesthetics Practitioner.
Mervyn Druian, B.D.S.(Rand), D.G.D.P RCS
Dr Mervyn Druian qualified at the University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg in 1969. After working In the U.K for two years he returned to South Africa for his military service in the medical corps achieving the rank of Captain. Following release from the army Mervyn set up practice in Cape Town and served as a member of the board of the Cape Western Branch of the South African Dental Association.
Mervyn and his family emigrated to the U.K in 1983 and he immediately became involved with the Central and Northern Branch of the B.D.A serving as Honorary Secretary. Mervyn has been active within the Metropolitan Branch of the B.D.A serving as President in 1993 and then chairing the Branch Council for almost 10 years.
In 2007 Dr Mervyn Druian’s work received one of the highest accolades when he was placed on the distinguished American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry’s (AACD) Presidents Honour Role.
Mervyn has been Honorary Secretary/Treasurer of the British Dental Editors Forum for the past 20 years. He is also a Governor of Tel Aviv University and is on the advisory board of FMC Publications.
In 2014 Mervyn was honoured by the American Society of Dental Aesthetics with a Fellowship.
Mervyn was a founder member of the Cape Town Chapter of Alpha Omega in 1976. After attending an Alpha Omega convention in Tampa, Florida in 1995 Mervyn became actively involved with The London Chapter of Alpha Omega. He has served the chapter twice as Chairman and has been on the Chapter Council for many years and is a trustee of The London Charitable Trust of Alpha Omega. Mervyn has served on the International Board of AO for many years and is the current International President.
Maja Sabalic is a general dentist with an interest in regenerative medicine. Maja is currently undertaking PhD studies at King’s College London Dental Institute studying dental mesenchymal stem cells. She has undertaken advanced training in non-surgical injectables and regularly updates knowledge on the topic.