Name : Raquel Zita Leite Pinto Gomes
Phone: 00351 962647008
Dental Medical Doctor by the Faculty of Dental Medicine of the University of Oporto (FMDUP) with a final grade of 17 out of 20 (1996-2002)
Post-graduation in Implantology (Bränemark Institute in Gothenburg and Maxilla-Facial Surgery Ward at Västerås Hospital, Sweden) (2002)
Specialization Course in Implantology at the Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Oporto (FMDUP) with a final grade of Good (2003-2006)
Master’s Degree (MSc) in Implantology by the Faculty of Dental Medicine (FMDUP) (2006-2007) and investigation thesis under the title “Experimental study of a new biomembrane (MES) for guided bone regeneration” with a final unanimous grade of Very Good (top grade)
PhD degree (Oral Surgery, Implantology) at the Faculty of Dental Medicine of the University of Oporto (FMDUP 2013-2018) and investigation thesis under the title “Implant Stability in the posterior maxilla in different situations of bone regeneration- Clinical Trial” with a final unanimous grade of Very Good (top grade)
Certified Oral Surgeon (specialist in oral surgery) by the Portuguese Dental Medicine Association in 2017 after being submitted to exam by the board of Oral Surgery Committee.
Currently, owner of private dental clinic (Raquel Zita Dental Clinic, Manager) in Porto and collaboration in the specialty area with clinic in Albergaria-a-Velha (Clínica Dr. João Morais, Aveiro), performing Implantology, Surgery and Oral Rehabilitation exclusively, including patients referred by other colleagues.
Worked as a dentist and in the area of Surgery at Clínica Braamcamp (Prof. Acácio Couto Jorge) between 2002 and 2004 and at Clínica dos Pinhais da Foz (Dr. Abel Salgado) from 2004 to 2007.
Collaboration doing advance surgeries and implantology in 0900dentist clinic in Netherlands.
Personal case series (including the numbers within the scope of the Specialization Course at the Faculty of Dental Medicine of the University of Oporto) (FMDUP) from November 2002 until the present: performed implant surgery on several patients totalizing more than 8100 implants; 5170 tissue and bone regeneration procedures (autologus bone, heterologous bone, plasma rich in growth factors and biomembranes) and other surgical acts such as block graft (inlay and onlay), maxillary sinuses lifting and filling, apicoectomies, cysts removal, excision of soft tissue lesions, frenectomies, impacted canines and wisdom teeth extraction, lateralization/trespass and transposition of inferior alveolar nerve.
Invited by the Pathological Anatomy Service of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Oporto, did an academic year (1999-2000) of scientific research at the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Oporto (IPATIMUP) through the Initiation to Scientific Research in Oncobiology and Pathological Anatomy Project (PIICAPO) sponsored by the Science and Technology Foundation (FCT), which lead to a publication in an international journal
Since 2003, continuous research in Implantology and Bone Regeneration Biomaterials field in association with the departments of Biomaterials, Dental Anatomy, Pharmacology and Biocompatibility of the Faculty of Dental Medicine, University of Oporto (FMDUP), Faculty of Engineering of the University of Oporto (FEUP), Institute of Biomedical Sciences Abel Salazar (ICBAS) and the National Institute of Biomedical Engineering (INEB).
Since 2012, continuous research in the Implantology field with the collaboration of Megagen Implants International.
In 2014 was invited to be part of Megagen International Network of Education and Research (MINEC group)
In 2017 was invited to integrate the Research department of Bredent Group Medical.
In 2018 was invited to be an active member of the Bone Biomaterials and Beyond Academy (BBB Academy).
OMD: Portuguese Dental Medicine Association
SPEMD: Portuguese Society of Oral and Dental Medicine
APSO: Portuguese Association of Oral Health
SOPIO: founder member and belonging to the social organization of the Portuguese Society of implantology and Osteointegration, Portugal
MINEC (Megagen International Network of Education) Active Member and MINEC knight
BBB Academy: Bone Biomaterials and Beyond- active member, Italy
GIA (Global Implantology Academy), IEA (International Extraction Academy) -Board member (regent, scientific committee), LA, USA
DDS (Digital Dental Society)- active member, Germany
Rectory of the University of Oporto- Best finalist student award
Belmiro de Azevedo Foundation 98/99 and 99/00
Prof. Machado Capelas/ Labmed 98/99, 99/00, 00/01 and 01/02
Barbosa and Almeida Enterprise (SONAE Group) in every secondary and university grades
Eng.º António de Almeida Foundation 2002
Award for best scientific research poster in 2000 at the “Mucins in the pathophysiology of inflammatory diseases of the respiratory and digestive tracts” Symposium, under the title: “Mucins MUC1, MUC2, MUC5AC and MUC6 expression in gastric carcinoma”.
Award for best research poster in 2001 at the XII Oporto Dental Medicine Conference and Workshops.
Award for best oral research paper in the Portuguese Society of Oral and Dental Medicine Conference (SPEMD) in 2004, under the title: “New advances in guided bone regeneration by biomembranes”.
Honourable citation for the oral paper presented at the Portuguese Society of Oral and Dental Medicine Conference (SPEMD) in 2007, under the title” Experimental Study of the MES biomembrane biocompatibility in lab rat”.
Award for best oral research paper in the Portuguese Dental Medicine Association Conference (OMD) in 2012, under the title: “Evaluation of implant osseointegration in the treatment of peri-implant bone defects in rabbit” Isabel Guerra, Fernando Branco, Mário Vasconcelos, Américo Afonso, Helena Figueiral, Raquel Zita Gomes
First Prize Award for best poster on the 5th poster competition (out of 45 posters) that occurred during the 12th Megagen Annual Meeting in Moscow, 15-17 April 2016, under the title:” Three ways of predicting implant primary stability- torque, ISQ and bone density accessed by CBCT. Results of Randomized Controlled Trial”
First Prize Award for best Scientific research poster at the 6th competition (out of 75 posters) that occurred during the 13th Megagen Annual Meeting in Tokyo, 2017, under the title: “Implant stability in the posterior maxilla – Results of Controlled Clinical Trial”
Scientific research article in Virchows Archiv magazine under the title: “Mucins MUC1, MUC2, MUC5AC and MUC6 expression in the evaluation of differentiation and clinico-biological behaviour of gastric carcinoma”. João Pinto-de-Sousa, Leonor David, Celso A. Reis, Raquel Gomes, Liliana Silva, Amadeu Pimenta. in Virchows Archiv 440, 2002; pgs. 304-310
Research article published in the Clinical Oral Implants Research (COIR) magazine, under the title: “Evaluation of implant osseointegration with different regeneration techniques in the treatment of bone defects around implants: an experimental study in a rabbit model” Isabel Guerra, Fernando Branco, Mário Vasconcelos, Américo Afonso, Helena Figueiral, Raquel Zita Gomes – Clin. Oral Impl. Res. 22, 2011; 314-322.
Research article published under the title: “Relationship between implant primary stability (torque and ISQ) and bone densitiy assessed by CBCT – clinical trial.” Raquel Zita Gomes, Laura Lopes Silva, João Coimbra, Mário Vasconcelos, André Correia, Ana Cristina Braga in the Proccedings book Biodental Engineering III – Natal Jorge et al (Eds) 2014 Taylor and Francis Group London.
Research article published under the title: “The use of GBR in bone regeneration. An histologic study in the rabbit model” Isabel Guerra, Fernando Branco, Mário Vasconcelos, Américo Afonso, Helena Figueiral, Raquel Zita Gomes in the Proccedings book Biodental Engineering III – Natal Jorge et al (Eds) 2014 Taylor and Francis Group London.
Clinical case report published in “Jornal Dentistry” under the tittle: “New membranes to osseous regeneration fixed to dental implants” Raquel Zita Gomes, Ricardo Tavares, Marta Almeida, Isabel Guerra, João Morais Edition of November 2014, pag 21-25.
3 clinical cases reports of implantology (GBR, mini-implants and maxillary sinus lift) in the last editions of Up-to-date Magazine, editions of February, March and April 2016.
Research Clinical Study: Alveolar Ridge Reconstruction with Titanium Meshes and Simultaneous Implant Placement: A Retrospective, Multicenter Clinical Study Raquel Zita Gomes, Andres Paraud Freixas, Chang-Hun Han, Souheil Bechara, and Isaac Tawil. BioMed Research International, Volume 2016, Article ID 5126838, 12 pages Hindawi Publishing Corporation.http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/5126838.
Research article “A new biomembrane MES for Guided Bone regeneration” already accepted to be publish in Biodental proceedings book 2016 that is going to be released in 2017 by Taylor and Francis.
Systematic Review article “Therapy for bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: a systematic review” Felipe Lara Francischetti, Antônio Márcio Lima Ferraz Júnior, Rodrigo Guerra de Oliveira, Tomislav Badel, Archie Morrison, Raquel Zita Gomes. SPEMD, Revista Portuguesa de Estomatologia, Medicina Dentaria e Cirurgia Maxilofacial 2017;58(3):133-138
Clinical Study Implant Stability in the Posterior Maxilla: A Controlled Clinical Trial, BioMed Research International Volume 2017, Article ID 6825213, 11 pages https://doi.org/10.1155/2017/6825213 Hindawi. Raquel Zita Gomes, Mário Ramalho de Vasconcelos, Isabel Maria Lopes Guerra, Rute Alexandra Borges de Almeida, Antonio Cabral de Campos Felino.
Collaboration as co-author in the book “Minimally Invasive and more Efficient Implant Treatment with Anyridge System” Follow-up till 10 years of loading. Narae Publishing Inc 2018.
Collaboration as co-author in the book “Implant rehabilitation in the Aesthetic zone” with Prof. Tan, China. 2018.
Using Resonance frequency Analysis in Compare Delayed and Immediate Progressive loading for Implants placed in the posterior maxilla: a pilot study: Open Dentistry journal. Mohammed Jasin AL Juboori, Mohammed Attas, Raquel Zita Gomes, BasmaFathi Alanbari. December 2018.
Co-author of the book Divas in Dentistry, edited by Sharolyn Quinseberry, 2018. Authors: Delia Tuttle, Raquel Zita, Snejana Pohl, Morvarid Keshvari, Sandra Fabiano, Priscilla Pereira, Ana Luisa Bernotti, Ruth Carpini, Ashiwini Belarao, Karen Helpbern.
MINEC (Megagen International Network of Education) international speaker
Opinion leader of Megagen Portugal
Opinion Leader of Bredent Medical Group
Expert on educational platforms OralSurgerytube and Dentinaltubules
Key opinion Leader (KOL) of Osteobiol Biomaterials
International Leader of “Divas in Dentistry Project”
Mentor of professional facebook group Follow the Red (more than 15.000 followers)
Mentor of professional facebook group Portugueseway
Consultant of several professional journals and magazines
Reviewer of BMC Oral Health and Clinical Implant Dentsitry and Related Research (CIDRR) journals
Editorial board of International Growth Factor and Stem Cells in Dentistry journal
Dental XPert on Dental Xp educational platform
IFZI instructor, collaboration with Bredent group
Opinion leader of T-scan (digital assessment of occlusion)
Interviewed by Dr Howard Farran podcast in 2016 and By Dr Ziv Simon for Surgical Titans in 2018
Listed one of the most distinguished 100 doctors in the world in 2020 (www.top100doc.com)