Jose Ricardo Kina Associate Professor at UNESP-Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho, Division of Periodontics, Department of Surgery and Integrated Clinic and Professor at UNDB Dom Bosco University Division of Periodontics São Luis MA. Graduated at Araçatuba Dental School-Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho (1981), master's at Periodontology from Universidade de São Paulo (1985) and Ph.d. at Periodontology from Universidade de São Paulo (1991), Postdoctoral research from Tokyo Medical and Dental University (1995) and Associate Professor from Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho (2002). Specialist in Periodontics, Endodontics, Dental Prosthesis and Operative Dentistry. Has experience in Odontology, acting on the following subjects: periodontology, operative dentistry, dental implant, oral rehabilitation, endodontics and laser. therapy.