Assoc. Prof. Ilian Hristov
Assoc-prof. Ilian Vangelov Hristov, PhD, was born in 1971. He graduated the English Language School of Plovdiv in 1990. He started his higher education in the Faculty of Dental Medicine the same year. In 1996 graduated the Medical University with a master degree. In 1998 started his specialization in Prosthodontics. Dr Hristov has a second specialty of General dentistry as well. In 2000 year he started his scientific career as an assistant-professor in the department of Prosthetic dentistry. He passed all hierarchical levels – assistant-professor, senior and chief assistant-professor. He’s been responsible for the scientific work of the department for five years. In 2017 he got his PhD with a thesis: “Comparative analysis of soft relining materials and ways of coping with their shortcomings”. In 2018 he’s been nominated as an assoc-professor in the department of Prosthetic dentistry. Dr Hristov reads lectures of Precinics of Prosthetic dentistry to the English language students – second course. A regular participant in many congresses and summits in Bulgaria and abroad. Official reviewer for the scientific journals: Folia Medica and Dentistry Journal. Lots of his articles are published in Bulgarian and English. His scientific interests are oriented in the fields of: relining materials; implantology; impression materials and techniques; preparation and prevention of hard dental tissues; luting agents and cements and their clinical application. Dr Hristov has participated in many qualification courses including one in Germany /Haereus Kulzer/ and one in Italy /Zhermack/. He is an active member of Bulgarian Dental Union and Bulgarian Scientific Dental Society.