Dr. Mirela Borislavova Marinova-Takorova, PhD

 

Work experience:

  • 2003-2006 - Faculty of Dental Medicine – Sofia, Assistant Professor in the Department of Conservative Dentistry;
  • 2006-2010 - Faculty of Dental Medicine – Sofia, Senior Assistant Professor in the Department of Conservative Dentistry;
  • 2010 till present - Faculty of Dental Medicine – Sofia, Chief Assistant Professor in the Department of Conservative Dentistry;
  • 2003-2005 - Dentist in dental clinic Pansanus;
  • 2005 till present - Dentist and owner of private practice “Marinova-Takorova”.

Medical education and training:

  • 1991-1995 - Second English language school "Thomas Geferson";
  • 1996-2002 - Medical University-Sofia, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Dental Medicine graduate;
  • 2003-2006 - Resident in Operative Dentistry and Endodontics;
  • 2006 - Majored in Operative Dentistry and Endodontics;
  • 2004-2006 - Resident in General Dentistry;
  • 2006 - Majored in General Dentistry;
  • 2009-2011 - Medical University-Sofia, Faculty of Public Health, Public Health graduate.

Scientific degree: "PhD" (2013) - Thesis title: Root caries lesions. Materials used in their operative treatment.

Special skills:

  • Operative Dentistry and Endodontics.

Clinical research

  • Clinical trials on root caries treatment;
  • Laboratory research on microleakage of different materials;
  • Laboratory and clinical research on saliva composition in caries active and caries resistant subjects;
  • Epidemiological research on root caries prevalence and risk factors;
  • Laboratory research on bond strength of different restorative materials to dentin;
  • Clinical and in vitro studies on early caries diagnosis with different diagnostic systems;
  • In vitro studies on different root canal retreatment techniques.

Professional membership:

  • Society of The Bulgarian Doctors of Dental Medicine;
  • Bulgarian Scientific Dental Society.

Scientific work:

  • 43 publications;
  • 30 presentations and posters on congresses – 26 of which international;
  • 30 citations in international and Bulgarian papers;
  • Book “Root caries” 2014.