Dr. Devorah Schwartz-Arad received her DMD and PhD degrees from the Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel. She is a specialist in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Dr. Schwartz-Arad’s research focuses on immediate dental implantation, bone augmentation procedures for dental implants, the influence of smoking on the success of dental implants, and the impact of anxiety on the recovery process of patients. Dr. Schwartz-Arad is a member of the Specialty Examination Board for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, nominated by the Israel Dental Association Scientific Council, Israel. She is the author or co-author of invited reviews and has published numerous scientific articles and abstracts. She has presented more than 100 papers at scientific meetings and international academic conferences in Israel, Europe and the United-States. She has been awarded several academic and professional awards, including by the Israeli Academy of Sciences and the Israel Cancer Association. Dr. Schwartz-Arad is the author and editor of the book "Ridge preservation & immediate implantation" published by Quintessence in 2012. Dr. Schwartz-Arad is the owner and senior surgeon of Schwartz-Arad Day-Care Surgical Center, Maxillo-Facial Surgery, Advanced Implantology, Periodontology & Endodontology, Ramat-Hasharon, Israel.