Prof. Ivan Filipov - professor in the department "Operative dentistry and endodontics" at the Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University - Plovdiv.

His activity is related to the training of students from third, fourth and fifth year, trainee - doctors and specialists. He make also separate lectures for students and continuing education of dentists.

Specialist in General Dentistry - 1990, Therapeutic Dentistry - 1996, and endodontics - Cariesology - 1999 in 2006, after successfully defended thesis theme: "Investigation of key problems in curing the second class cavities in obtiration with composite materials" acquires scientific - educational degree "Doctor". In 2008 he was elected an associate professor at the department in which it operates.

His research interests are focused on the aesthetic restoration of the damaged tooth structure with conservative and minimally invasive methods. Participates and delivers reports to a number of Bulgarian and international congresses and symposia. Author of over 30 publications in national and foreign magazines.

Currently he have a private practice in Plovdiv.

He is a member of the Committee on Professional Ethics of the Bulgarian Association of Regional Dental College in Plovdiv.


Dr. Vangelov graduated in Dental School of Plovdiv in 1998. In 2000 he starts as teacher. Four years later he became assistant professor and since 2008 is associate professor. He have specialty in "Operative dentistry and endodontics."

In 2007 trained, organized by the International Center for Advanced Studies in Health Sciences and Services (ICAS), University of Ulm, Germany on "Modern Trends in Adhesive Esthetic Restoration."

In 2009 in Switzerland he participates in the International Congress as a representative of the Dental Faculty of Plovdiv, where made a practical course in "Machining of root canals with nickel - titanium instruments - Recent Trends."

Dr. Vangelov has publications in national and foreign journals on this and other topics in the field of endodontics.

Dr. Petkova graduated Dental School of Medical University - Plovdiv in 2006 with a professional qualification as a dentist.

Since 2006 started his private practice as a dental practitioner in DC "AVANGUARD".

Since 2007 is lecturer in "Operative Dentistry and Endodontics" in the Faculty of Dental Medicine, Plovdiv, where he currently works and specialice.

He is a member of the Dental Association (Bulgarian Dental Association). Continue their postgraduate education and training, attending lectures by programite Dental Association and a number of courses:

  • "Improving the aesthetics and biomechanical performance of endodontic teeth treated by restoration with composite fiberglass pins" autumn session in 2006, Dr. Christoph Gonchovski, Krakow, Poland. 3M ESPE;
  • "Anatomic endodontics technology. Art of restorative and cosmetic dentistry. Management of dental practice in 2007, Dr. Dan Fischer USA. MB Consult;
  • "What is current in modern dentistry and what is not!" In 2008, Prof. Marco Ferrari, Italy. BSAD;
  • "Three-dimensional filling of root canals", 2008, Dr. Jan Berghmans MB Consult;
  • Sofia Dental Meeting, 2008;
  • Practical course "Contemporary NITI instrumentation of root canal system with Micro Mega", 2008, Dr. Jean-Philippe Mallet - Sofia dental appointment.

Dr. Drangov graduated Dental School in Plovdiv in 1994. Since 1995 became professor at the Department of Oral Surgery. Since 2003 is assistant professor and since 2007 - chief assistant. From 1995 to 2001 he worked in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Has passed the examination for specialization in oral surgery - 2002 and General Dentistry - 2005. In 2007, attending courses in implantology for work with implant system "Imtec", for the use of bone substituting materials in oral surgery and guided bone regeneration. In 2008 participated in courses for implant system "Alpha - Bio". His scientific and practical interest are reten teeth implantology and oral surgery as a whole.