Dr. Nicolas Elian
Co-Founder, President, and CEO of VIZSTARA
Director of Education
Nicolas Elian is president and CEO of Vizstara. Renowned for his expertise in the evaluation and retreatment of implants, Dr. Elian’s clinical practice focuses on surgical procedures such as advanced bone grafting and ridge augmentations. He completed his DDS degree and postgraduate studies in prosthodontic and implant dentistry at NYUCD. Dr. Elian was head of the Division of Implant Dentistry and program director, and director of experimental research at New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) for over 10 years.
Dr. Elian consults on product development for industry manufacturers and is an inventor and expert in both cell culture and tissue engineering. An international instructor, Dr. Elian is a visiting professor at the University of Chietti, Italy, and Tong Ji University, China, as well as an honorary professor at El Instututo de Investigaciones Craneo Dento Maxilo Facial de la Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, Argentina. He was also an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Periodontics at the University Of Pennsylvania School Of Dental Medicine.
As a key opinion leader, Dr. Elian is highly sought after as a skillful and motivating international speaker. He serves on the editorial boards of many peer-reviewed journals and has trained an extraordinary number of specialists and general dentists in the science and surgery of implants.