BDS MDSc (Syd) MRACDS (Pros)
Dr Dan Brener is a Specialist Prosthodontist and heads the Brener Clinic dental team. He currently holds the position of Clinical Associate Professor (Affiliate) in the Faculty of Dentistry at the University of Sydney. Dr Brener is in addition Founder and Director of Brener Implant Institute (Bii). Established in 2003, Bii is the leader in educating dental clinicians in all aspects of implant dentistry and prosthodontics. Dr Brener conducts a significant number of training workshops and instructional live surgeries on an on-going basis. He lectures extensively, both locally and internationally, on all aspects of dental implants and prosthodontics.
A registered Prosthodontist with a distinguished academic record. He is involved in the planning of the Post Graduate Prosthodontic Program as a member of the Prosthodontic Post Graduate Planning Committee. In addition to these roles, Dr Brener is a Key Opinion Leader for 3Shape Digital Dental Systems and Hu-Friedy Dental Instruments.
Graduating in Dentistry from the Sydney University Dentistry faculty in 1983, Dr Brener was awarded the Port Dental Prize as well as prizes for Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry. He went on to earn a Master of Dental Science in Prosthodontics at Sydney University in 1987.
Dr Brener is a Member of The Royal Australasian College of Dental Surgeons (MRACDS), The Australian Dental Association, The Academy of Australian and New Zealand Prosthodontists, The Australian Prosthodontic Society, The International Congress of Implantology, The International Team for Implantology and The Australian Society of Implant Dentistry (ASID).
Dr Bree Belford currently specializes in IV Sedation and Pain Control for dentistry and is one of the most experienced practitioners in the field of sedation for dentistry. Dr Belford maintains full-time practice for over 100 dental surgeries in Sydney. He was Co-Director of Emergency Medicine at Mona Vale Hospital and Acting Director of Emergency Medicine at Campbelltown Hospital in the 1990's before shifting to providing procedural anaesthetic and sedation services for a number of medical and gynaecology clinics and dental practices.
Dr Belford was born in the USA and grew up in Connecticut. After obtaining a physics degree, he went on to study and practice Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture in Los Angeles, California. He studied Medicine at the University of Newcastle and is a Career Medical Officer (CMO) in Emergency Medicine. He has worked in a number of hospitals in NSW both on a staff and locum basis.
His other major interest is Martial Arts, having begun training in Karate at the age of 12. He currently holds the ranks of Rokkudan (6th Degree Black Belt) in Karate and Shodan (1st Degree Black Belt) in Aikido. He is also an active stock market trader.
BEng (UTS) BOH (Syd) GCertOHSc (Adel)
Jenni Herman started her career in dentistry in 2004 and holds a Bachelor of Oral Health degree from the University of Sydney where she was awarded the Oral B Prize, the NSW Dental Therapy Association Prize, as well as the University of Sydney Academic Merit Prize.
Jenni has a keen interest in periodontal (gum) management and a passion for preventive general dental care and oral health promotion. Besides dental hygiene and dental therapy, Jenni has extensive knowledge and experience in dental implant management and has completed the Master Implant Program with Brener Implant Institute (Bii).
In 2016 Jenni completed a Post-graduate Certificate in Oral Health Science with the University of Adelaide to expand her knowledge and widen her scope of treatment planning and care. She is in addition a member of Brener Implant Institute (Bii) faculty, responsible for training dental practitioners, dental hygienists and assistants in implant care and maintenance.
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