Dr. Eber Luis Stevao (DDS, M.Ed., PhD, Oral and Maxillofacial surgeon) was born in Southern Brazil in 1968. He graduated from Pontiff Catholic University of Parana, School of Dentistry, Curitiba - Brazil, obtaining a DDS degree. He started his interest and training in Implantology in 1990, travelling to Argentina to gain knowledge about the new tendency in Dentistry all around the world. He completed his post-graduation studies in Teachings and Didactics in 1995 and received the title of "Specialist in Education”. After his Residency training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in 1997 he started his Doctorate in OMS and received his Ph.D. degree from Pontiff Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, School of Dentistry, Porto Alegre - Brazil studying Bone Repair. He was accepted for a 2-full year training in OMS at Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas - TX, EUA under Dr. Larry Wolford´s tutelage. In 2008 he was the first South American to enter the American Society of Temporomandibular Surgeons. In 2005 Dr. Stevao brought to Brazil and legalize the TMJ total joint prosthesis (TMJ Concepts System) being the first surgeon to perform TMJ total joint alloplastic replacement in Brazil. He successfully completed the NBDE in 2015 obtaining the title of Doctor of Dental Surgery in the USA. He has been invited to lecture all over the world about complex Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Besides his three books already published he wrote and published himself the first illustrative book about TMJ Surgery launched in 2014, Chicago - EUA and has several publications in international journals. He is the Director of the Institute of TMJ and Orthognathic Surgery at Curitiba, Brazil, effective Consultant and Reviewer of Full Dentistry in Science Journal, Associated Editor of Advances in Dentistry & Oral Health Journal, Member of the Brazilian Society of Dentistry Research, and the President of Brazilian Academy of Piezosurgery.
He is interested in TMJ Diseases; Alloplastic TMJ Reconstruction; Dentofacial Deformities; Orthognathic Surgery; Facial Aesthetics Surgical Procedures; Nerve Repair; Dental Implant Dentistry; Piezosurgery; Substitutes for Bone Tissue; Maxilla and Mandible Osseous Total Reconstruction and is an extensive researcher in the field of Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome.