Dr. Joan Pi-Anfruns was born and raised in Barcelona, Spain. He obtained his dental degree from the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain in 2004. After completing his post-graduate training at New York University and UCLA School of Dentistry, he joined the dental school faculty in 2014. Dr. Pi-Anfruns co-founded the Young Clinicians Committee of the Academy of Osseointegration and served as co-chair from 2010-2013. He currently serves as a committee member of the Academy of Osseointegration. Dr. Pi-Anfruns serves on the editorial board of Quintessence International (Spanish Edition) and is an ad-hoc reviewer for the International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants.
Educational & Professional Background
DMD, Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, 2004
Advanced Implant Dentsitry, NYU, 2007
Surgical Implant Fellowship, UCLA, 2014
Research & Interests
Bone & Soft Tissue grafting
Academy of Osseointegration
European Association for Osseointegration
2n. place, UCLA Research Day, 2011
Pi-Anfruns , J. Aghaloo, T; “Site Preservation and Ridge Augmentation”. In: Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Kademani and Tiwana eds. Elsevier Publishing , 2013, in press.
Pi-Anfruns J, Hrichi R, Pi-Urgell J. “Guided Bone Regeneration in a Severely Atrophic Mandible: A case report. Accepted for Publication. Quintessence International (Spanish Edition)
El-Ghareeb M, Pi-Anfruns J, Khosousi M, Aghaloo T, Moy P “Nasal Floor Augmentation for the Reconstruction of the Atrophic Maxilla: A Case Series”. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2012 Mar; 70(3): e235-41.
Dr. Pi-Anfruns has been invited to lecture nationally and internationally on the topics of dental implants and bone regeneration.