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    Two Minutes with 

    v.Prof. Dr.Dr. Angelo Troedhan

     

     

     

    v.Prof.Dr.Dr. Angelo Troedhan is specialist in Craniomaxillofacial Surgery with focus on traumatology, reconstructive and cosmetic surgery of the face and with a double-approbation also specialist in Dentistry since 1995. As leading ultrasonic surgeon, developer and scientist in ultrasonic surgery, dental implantology, bone-augmentation and maxillofacial surgery he is a permanent invited speaker, lecturer and teaching surgeon at universities worldwide.

    As member of the TKW-research-group – co-founded by him – since 2005 he developed and published scientific backgrounds and clinical studies regarding ultrasonic-surgical devices and surgical protocols as well as implant-systems and currently chairs - as one of the founders of ultrasonic surgery - the International Academy of Ultrasonic Surgery and Implantology.

     

    He is Co-Editor of the “International Journal of Oral and Craniofacial Science” (IJOCS) and “International Journal of Surgery and Surgical Procedures” (IJSSP) and editorial board member of the “Alexandria Dental Journal”, published by the Alexandria University Egypt.

     

     

    WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO BE IN THE DENTISTRY FIELD?

     

    As craniomaxillofacial surgeon and dentist I enjoy the freedom to run my own clinic self-dependent but at the same time to revert to hospital infrastructure for more complex multidisciplinary surgical tasks

     

    WHAT ARE THE BEST/WORST ASPECTS OF YOUR JOB?

     

    The best aspect is the ability to help patients to improve both their medical but also social health from smaller tasks like creating a beautiful smile up to reconstruction or improvements of the entire face. The worst aspect is to fight unrealistic expectations by patients who are misled and misinformed by popular media

     

    WHERE DO YOU LIVE?

     

    In Vienna, Austria, Europe’s center of classic culture

     

    WHAT DO YOU DRIVE?

     

    In my professional life a Toyota Aygo, which consumes only 4,9l/100km and which is small enough to find

    a parking lot everywhere. In my private life a BMW R1200GS Adventure motorcycle

     

    WHAT DRIVES YOU?

     

    My insatiable thirst for research and gaining knowledge not only in my profession but also in all other natural sciences

     

    YOUR FAVORITE FOOD?

     

    All kinds of seafood combined with the traditional Arabic cuisine

     

    YOUR HOBBY?

     

    Recreational pilot of ultralight gyroplanes and recently also drones

     

    YOUR FAVORITE FILM?

     

    Stanley Kubricks “2001 – A Space Odyssey”

     

    FAVORITE HOLIDAY DESTINATION?

     

    South France

     

     

    WHAT INSPIRES YOU?

     

    Geniuses like Prof. Stephen Hawkings, Prof. Anton Zeilinger (renowned Austrian Quantum-physics scientist) & Dr. Christiaan Barnard

     

    WHAT REALLY ANNOYS YOU?

     

    Unreflected and abstract beliefs, unwillingness to learn and gain knowledge

     

    WHAT KEEPS YOU AWAKE AT NIGHT?

     

    The current state of our small little planet and the state of humanity

     

    WHAT MAKES YOU SMILE?

     

    My beloved wife

     

    YOUR BEST CHARACTERISTIC?

     

    Persistence and patience

     

    WORST FAULT?

     

    Intolerance against stupidity

     

    CAN YOU DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN THREE WORDS?

     

    Seeking, learning, knowing

     

    WHAT DO YOU DO TO RELAX?

     

    Ride my motorcycle or pilot my gyroplane, in bad weather: reading

     

    IF YOU WEREN’T A DENTIST, WHAT WOULD YOU HAVE LIKED TO HAVE BEEN?

     

    Neurosurgery

     

    DO YOU READ AND RECOMMEND SMILE DENTAL JOURNAL REGULARLY?

     

    What a question! Of course!

     

    WHAT WOULD BE YOUR MOTTO IN LIFE?

     

    “It is better to know than to believe”