Dr. Gilberto Debelian, DMD, PhD, Oslo, Norway

Rok Jurič, DMD, specialist in endodontics
(b. 1972)
developed the story outline and provided necessary expertise
Born on 23rd of Nov, 1972 in Maribor, Slovenia.

I was born on 23rd November 1972 in Maribor, Slovenia. I attended primary school in Ruše, after which I continued schooling at II. Gimnazija Grammar School Programme in Maribor, from which I graduated in 1991 with extraordinary results.

In 1991 I initiated my study of stomatology at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Ljubljana which I concluded in regular term on 3rd September 1998 with the average grade of exams being 8,93.

After the apprenticeship I finished the expert exam for dental practices on 28th September 1999.

Following the surrogate civil army serving of the enlistment term, I was employed as a general dentist at SIMED periodontal and implantology clinic, where I worked from 1st September 2000 until 30th April 2007.

From 1st May 2007 onwards I work at Odontos as a dentist specialist for dental diseases and endodontics.

During the period of undergraduate studies, I finished my research paper titled "Cross reactivity of bacteria Treponema denticola and Borrelia burgdorferi sansu lato" under the mentorship of Prof. Ana Zlata Dragaš, MD, PhD In 1998, the paper received the Prešeren Student Award.

I started my specialisation of dental diseases and endodontics on 1st June 2003 and finished it on 1st March 2007 cum laude. The specialisation thesis, titled "Frequency of periapical periodontitis and quality of endodontic treatment in Slovenia" was mentored by Prof. Janja Jan, DMD, PhD.

I am a Fellow of International College of Dentists (FICD), Certified Member of the European Society of Endodontology, International member of the American Association of Endodontists, member of the Section of dental diseases and endodontics at the Slovenian Medical Association, a founding member of the Slovenian Society for osseointegration, member of the Slovenian Dental Association and an associate of Endodontology working group at the Extended Expert College of Stomatology of the Ministry of health of the Republic of Slovenia.

Ciril Horjak Horowitz, comics author
(b. 1975)
co-worked on the story and did all the drawings in the book

Grayscales: Dejan Kotnik
and Ciril Horjak Horowitz
3d backgound renders: Petra Krmelj
Charachter dress design: Sonja Sterman, prof.
Translation: Kris Killer
and Erica Johnson Debeljak
Comic art consultant: Milan Eric, MFA
Creative writing supervision:
Andrej Blatnik, PhD

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