Dr. Pokpong Amornvit
Dr. Pokpong Amornvit is a Thai dentist and dental educator who specializes in digital dentistry. Dr. Amornvit graduated with a DDS from Mahidol University, Thailand, and an MS in Maxillofacial Prosthetics from the same university. He also completed a Certificate in Implant Dentistry from UCLA and received a PhD in Oral Health Science from Prince of Songkla University. His thesis was focused on digital dentistry. He is well-known for his work in the field, particularly in the areas of digital dentistry, digital implants, digital clear aligners, and digital restorative esthetics. His signature approach involves facial-driven design in a multidisciplinary treatment.
Dr. Amornvit has been actively involved in teaching and training dental professionals in the use of digital technology to enhance the quality of dental care and patient experience. He is the developer of “PPFACEDESIGN,” which uses a digital workflow with a philosophy of digital facial-driven design and digital smile design. This concept emphasizes the importance of facial profile, proportions, harmony, and esthetic oral rehabilitation, using digital smile design to create an aesthetically pleasing face. He developed PPFACEBOW, a digital facebow used in treatment.
Dr. Amornvit has presented at various international conferences and workshops on digital dentistry and is known for sharing his knowledge and expertise with other dental professionals. He has published numerous papers in national and international journals. He has not only contributed significantly to the dental community through his clinical practice and research but has also made a mark as an educator and mentor. His dedication to teaching and advancing digital dentistry is exemplified in his training center, Connext. Located in the Sathorn district of Bangkok, Thailand, Connext serves as a hub for international dental professionals seeking to enhance their knowledge and skills in digital dentistry. The center offers a variety of training programs, workshops, and hands-on courses.