Prof. dr hab.


Masticatory Tract Rehabilitation and TMD Disorders - Diagnosis, Treatment and What Next? Can We Predict Everything?

The process  of the masticatory organ treatment in complicated cases  requires so-called complex rehabilitation. That can be made  only by a team  of doctors of various specializations, hygienists, assistants and dental technicians involved in the process. This process often takes many months or even years and, sure, requires considerable financial expenses  from the patients. After such a long and expensive treatment, patients expect the effect of the treatment will last “forever”, and that the aesthetics and functioning of the reconstructed dentition will last for years as well. Is it possible? Can the effect after restoration of a lost function of the masticatory organ be stable for the patients? What complications can we expect, taking into account, the condition of the patient  before the treatment and  type of the treatment? We will consider these issues during the lecture and,at least, partly indicate which complications we should be prepared for and how to minimize the probability of their occurrence.


Prof. dr hab.

Graduated from the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry of the Medical University of Bialystok, acquired the title of doctor in 1989 and the title of dentist in 1992. Specialist in dental prosthetics. In 1996 he defended his doctoral thesis, in 2013 he was awarded a postdoctoral degree, in 2019 he was nominated for the title of professor.


He is co-author of more than one hundred full-text scientific publications and conference reports, five books: “Periodontal – implantological plastic surgery”, “Atlas of prosthetic work for work with patient”, “Team treatment in implantology. “A continuous journey (constant wandering) in search of fulfillment”, “Regeneration of Periodontal Tissues”  and “Occlusion in practice”. The monograph “Periodontal-implantological plastic surgery” has been translated into Russian and has seen three editions in Poland and abroad.


He received a number of awards for his scientific activities, including those of the Polish Dental Association and the Rector of the Medical University of Bialystok. His monographs “Periodontologiczno-implantologiczna chirurgia plastyczna” (“Periodontal-Implantological Plastic Surgery”) and “Regeneration of Periodontal Tissues” were awarded by the Minister of Health.


For many years Prof. Jan Pietruski has been running postgraduate courses for dentists in the field of implantoprosthetics, occlusion and complex rehabilitation of the masticatory organ. More than 2000 dentists have participated in his courses. He is a lecturer at scientific conferences in Poland and abroad.


Professor  is a founder and former President of the Polish Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry, editor-in-chief of the Polish edition of the European Journal of Aesthetic Dentistry and member of  the scientific councils  of various dental journals.


For over twenty years he has been  running a Dental Practice in Bialystok with specialization  in comprehensive rehabilitation of the masticatory system.



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