Prof. Carlo Mangano
A message frome the President
The time has come to summarize these two years of my Presidency of the DDS.
It has been two years marked by the covid pandemic which has greatly complicated carrying out my program, but the continuous commitment made us overcome the many difficulties and the right balance in the choices gave us two wonderful events.
- The DDS Consensus Conference held in person and online in October 2020 in Serralunga d’Alba, which represented a great moment of hope for everyone after a terrible 2020.
- The recent DDS Global Congress in Cernobbio from 4 to 6 November 2021, where 780 participants enjoyed fantastic moments of Science, Clinics and Conviviality in the splendid scenery of Lake Como.
Despite everything, we have completed several major projects:
- “DDS for partner companies” dedicated to companies, with prestigious speakers who recorded interesting lessons then published on the DDS e-learning platform and subsequently shared with the DDS partner companies.
- The editorial contract with Elsevier who made the prestigious “Journal of Dentistry – Digital Section” (IF 4.37, Q1 and a citation rate of 6.2) the official scientific journal of DDS, where in the period June-December 2021 38 articles were published out of about 380 submissions
- Thanks to the great commitment of Henriette Lerner, Giuseppe Luongo and Jaafar Mouhyi, the DDS book “Science and Clinics”, written with the contribution of numerous active members, has been published.
The total DDS members are 10,000 to date, of which about 1,000 are active members.
Embassies are increasingly numerous and together with partnerships with other Scientific Societies and Universities, DDS is present in about 60 countries.
I invite all of you to be active part of the DDS, of which you are not only a member but represent its true strength everywhere in the world.
Science is our flag, the Digital Dentistry our passion, Friendship our strong bond that will allow us to achieve even greater goals.
A big wish to all of you to spend happy holidays with your loved ones and a new year full of great results in your life and in your profession.
Carlo Mangano – President of Digital Dentistry