Dr Somana has been in private practice for over 15 years and has been interested in digital practice for over a decade. Globally, he is 1 of only 15 clinicians endorsed by and in collaboration with 3Shape to help develop TRIOS Design Studio.
With knowledge backed by literature and hands-on experience, he spent 18 months testing and trialling different digital workflows in order to formulate a methodology for successful digital integration and practice productivity.
His aim is to help every practitioner to successfully embrace digital dentistry and be the best they can be through quality education and training. In addition to being the clinical director of CADD, Dr Somana is the principal dentist of Signature Dentistry in Toorak. His practice has a special interest in conservative, digital fixed prosthodontics and occlusal rehabilitation.
Formally, Dr Somana has:
Bachelor of Science and Honours degrees from the University of Melbourne
Bachelor of Dental Surgery from the University of Sydney
Masters of Science from King’s College London where his dissertation focused on the ideal occlusion for full mouth rehabilitation.
Dr Somana has strategic partnerships with several dental companies. These partnerships are based exclusively on what each company and their product can offer to dentists and patient outcomes and not on financial reimbursements.
The partnerships are with:
- Henry Schein Halas
- 3Shape, Copenhagen
- Vita Zahnfabrik, Germany
- Formlabs, USA
- VHF Germany
- More to come…