Todea Carmen

Prof. Dr. Darinca Carmen Todea is Head of the Department of Oral Rehabilitation and Dental Emergencies, “Victor Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara. She is Co-Director of the European Master Degree in Oral Laser  Applications at Timisoara University Branch and visiting senior lecturer in the School of Physical Sciences, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK. Professor Todea’s main research interests include laser application for investigations and treatment in dentistry, laser biomodulation as a noninvasive and nondestructive treatment method, dental materials, bioengineering, biocompatibility, and optoelectronics.

She is a director of the European Division of the World Federation of Laser Dentistry (ED-WFLD) and a fellowship in WFLD, SOLA, WALT, ASLMS, and SPIE. Since 2003 she is a Founding member and President of SRLS (Romanian Society of Lasers in Dentistry). She was the President of the congress for the past six editions of the International Congress for Laser in Medicine. Prof. Todea was editor of the SPIE ISI Proceedings,  for The Fifth and Sixth and Seventh International Conference on Lasers in Medicine. Since 2018 she is a Co-editor in the section of Laser dentistry in Dentistry Journal.

In the field of laser dentistry she has since 1990 a research team focused on laser application in dental medicine. She has the Advanced Proficiency Certification from ALD (Academy of Laser in Dentistry) in the use of Er:YAG and Nd:YAG Laser in dentistry and the Competency for „Laser – Dental Therapy”.