AIRTON OLIVEIRA SANTOS JUNIOR
Airton Oliveira Santos Junior was born on June 13th, 1993 in Castanhal, Pará, Brazil. He obtained his Dental Degree in 2016 at the University Center of the State of Pará (CESUPA), Brazil. He has a specialization in Endodontics from the Hospital for Rehabilitation of Craniofacial Anomalies of the University of São Paulo (HRAC / USP-Bauru), Brazil (2018). He received his degree Master in Dentistry, Endodontics area, at the Faculty of Dentistry of Araraquara, São Paulo State University “Júlio de Mesquita Filho” (FOAr-UNESP), Brazil (2020). He is currently a PhD student in Dentistry, in the field of Endodontics, at FOAr-UNESP, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Mario Tanomaru Filho, with a scholarship granted by the Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo – FAPESP (process number: 2020/11012-3) and he is performing a sandwich PhD at OMFS-IMPATH Research Group, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven), Leuven, Belgium, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Reinhilde Jacobs, with a scholarship granted by FAPESP, in the BEPE modality (process number: 2022/13774-3). His research focuses on the applications of micro-computed tomography and cone-beam computed tomography images for evaluating different stages of endodontic treatment. More recently he has been working with an artificial intelligence-driven tool on CBCT images for automatic segmentation of endodontic structures.