Darko Slovša

Dr.sc. MOM Implantology M.sc. Darko Slovša dr.med.dent.

Specialist in oral surgery and implantology

More than 20,000 successfully placed implants

Specialist in bone defects and regeneration

dr Slovša trains other dentists and surgeons in the field of implantology

Center of Excellence

Dr. Darko Slovša is a recognized expert in the field of oral surgery, implantology and bone defects of the jaw. In his career he has successfully placed more than 20,000 dental implants. He has a work permit for four European Union countries.

Under his leadership, the Smile Polyclinic developed into a renowned dental clinic with numerous certificates, recognitions and awards.

Dr. Darko Slovša - oralna kirurgija, implantologija

Dr. Darko Slovša is a recognized expert in the field of oral surgery, implantology and bone defects of the jaw. In his career he has successfully placed more than 20,000 dental implants. He has a work permit for four European Union countries.

Under his leadership, the Smile Polyclinic developed into a renowned dental clinic with numerous certificates, recognitions and awards.

Dr. Darko Slovša - oralna kirurgija, implantologija
Dr. Darko Slovša - oralna kirurgija, implantologija

Dr. Darko Slovša

Doctor Slovša is very demanding, exclusive and strict about work and profession, but at the same time very tolerant, friendly and full of joie de vivre. We can say with certainty and without false modesty that Smile Polyclinic is one of the highest quality and most professional dental clinics, not only in Croatia but also much further afield.

So far, Dr. Slovša successfully placed more than 20,000 implants in his career.

He focused implantology on solving complicated and risky cases (lack of bone, patients at risk, bone management), sinus lift surgery, all possible techniques of augmentation and replacement of bone defects (3D augmentation, GBR, bone blocks), as well as solving soft tissue problems (various transplantation techniques) and the achievement of favourable mucosal conditions. With all the techniques mentioned, he was able to increase the success rate in implantology at the Smile Clinic to an extremely high 99.4%!

Member of the following associations: BOC (Professional Association of German Oral Surgeons), DGI (German Society for Implantology), DGZI (German Society for Dental Implantology), DAIST (German Academy for Interdisciplinary Pain Therapy), DAAAM (German Academy for Acupuncture and Auricular Medicine), HDDI (Croatian Society for Dental Implantology), HLZ (Croatian Medical Chamber), DOC (Dental online college)

Active use of the following implant systems:
1. Straumann und Neodent
2. Camlog
3. Braenemark
4. Astra
5. Neoss
6. ICX
7. Straumann
8. Ankylos
9. Impla (Schuetz Dental)
10. Nobel Biocare (including Nobel Guide 3D)

 

Formal education

Darko Slovša was born on February 10th, 1972 in Zagreb. He graduated from primary and secondary medical school in Zagreb.

  • From 1991 to 1999 he worked as a medical technician in Berlin.
  • In 1993 he enrolled at the Faculty of Dentistry in Berlin (Benjamin Franklin). He graduated there on January 27, 1999.
  • From 03/1999 to 09/1999 he works as a dental assistant in Stuttgart with Dr. Kruzic
  • From 09/1999 to 10/2000 he works in the “Paulinen Hilfe” hospital in Stuttgart
  • From 10/2000 to 06/2002 he worked as an assistant dentist in the clinic for maxillofacial surgery, plastic surgery in the “Katharinenhospital Stuttgart”
  • From 06/2002 to 03/2006 specialist in oral surgery in the clinic for maxillofacial and facial surgery, plastic surgery in Stuttgart Katharinenhospital after the exam on November 30, 2005 he worked until March 1, 2006 as an oral surgeon in the same clinic.
  • 02/2006 completed doctorate over 3 years with the grade “magna cum laude” on the subject: cell biological investigation of the effect of bioactive lasers on human gingiva fibroblasts
  • From 03/2006 to 09/2006 he worked as an oral surgeon at Dr. Kruzic in Stuttgart
  • From 10/2006 – 10/2007 he worked as an oral surgeon – partner in the polyclinic Dr. Gressmann in Neudrossenfeld (Bayreuth) – Bavaria
  • From 09/2007 to 03/2011 he worked as Head of Surgery in Polyclinic Rident in Rijeka.
  • He passed the state exam in 09/2007 in Zagreb.
  • 2008: Recognition of specialization as an oral surgeon in Croatia
  • May 2009: Examination and obtaining the title «Specialist Implantology – DGZI» German Society for Dental Implantology
  • September 2009: Recognition of the doctoral title dr.sc.
  • 01/2011: Recognition of specialization as an oral surgeon and dentist and nostrification of documents in Slovenia, member of the Slovenian Medical Chamber
  • 10/2011: Passing and obtaining the title “Master of Oral Medicine in Implantology” – Münster, Germany as the first in Croatia, Italy and Slovenia.
  • 11/2011: Recognition of the specialization as oral surgeon and dentist and nostrification of documents in Italy.
  • 10/2011: Passing and obtaining the title “Master of science in implantology and dental surgery” – Münster, Germany as the first in Croatia, Italy and Slovenia.

 

Our experts

Dr. sc. MOM M.Sc Darko Slovša dr. dent. med. is Straumann®opinion leader is an Instructor, Specialist in Oral Surgery with additional areas of specialization in Implantology and Bone Regeneration.  

Patients voted Dr. Darko Slovša “Best Doctor 2021” in the field of oral surgery.

The greatest reward in my job is seeing a smile on the face of a happy and satisfied patient. Being able to enable someone to regain full function of their teeth and be able to eat, speak and smile again without stress is priceless. In my career, I have constantly developed myself in order to always be able to effectively solve even the most complex dental problem and to improve the quality of life for each of our patients.

Dr. Darko Slovša-dodatna izobrazba

Additional education

  • 10/2003 A-Diploma of the European Academy for Acupuncture (duration 2 years) for classical Chinese acupuncture and ear acupuncture (auricular acupuncture)
  • 10/2004 Specialization in chronic pain therapy (duration 1.5 years), advanced pain therapy techniques
  • From 03/2001 to 03/2006 specialization as an oral surgeon at the Katharinenhospital in Stuttgart
  • 11/2005 Completion of specialization as an oral surgeon (duration 4 years)
  • 2005 Specialization in dental CT and MRI devices (Newtom, I-Cat Kawo, 3D Exam, Kodak Iluma Cone Beam CT
  • 2007 courses on 3D navigation and implantology (Nobel Guide …)
  • Member of the Bone Management Network
  • 2009: completed additional training on the topic of repair and treatment of bone defects and acquisition of a trainer qualification for bone management
  • Acquisition of the instructor qualification for dentists in basic and advanced techniques (Bone Management Competence Center)
  • 2009: Examination and obtaining the title “Facharzt Implantologie – DGZI” German Society for Dental Implantology and trainer qualification for implantologists according to the guidelines of the DGZI
  • 2010 passed exam for advanced techniques for bone block harvesting according to the technique of Prof. Khourya (complete training on bone and periodontal defects)
  • 2011 Obtaining the title “Master of Oral Medicine in the Implantology” at the University of Münster in Germany (2-year program)
  • 2015 Facial Aesthetics (Botox, Fillers and Plasma)

 

Dr. Darko Slovša-garancija kvalitete

QUALITY GUARANTEE

QUALITY GUARANTEE

Smile Polyclinic is the result of the vision of Dr. Slovša. Unyielding in terms of competence, quality, honesty, work ethic and business in general, but also very kind, normal, natural and approachable when dealing with patients: under his leadership, our team is continuously trained and perfected, using the most modern technology to bring you pain-free, safe and effective procedures. With top equipment and devices from proven manufacturers and high-quality materials, we guarantee you dental care at the highest level.

Various further education

  • 04/17/2002 – ITI – Straumann – Dental Implant System – Presentation of the system and workshop – Stuttgart – Germany
  • 07.06.-08.08.2002 – Practical training in the field of microsurgery – Munich – Germany
  • 22.02.-23.02.2002 – Surgical basics of implantology with live surgery – Saarland – Germany
  • 06/29/2002 – Surgical suturing techniques in stomatology – Munich Germany
  • 07/17/2002 – Botox, Collagen, New Fill – Aesthetics by Lumenis – Stuttgart – Germany
  • 29.11.-30.11.2002 – Augmentative procedures with live surgery – Freiburg – Germany
  • 07.12.2002 – Soft tissue surgery for dentists – Regensburg – Germany
  • 05/13/2006 – MicroPlant Workshop basic seminar – Villingen – Germany
  • 19.10.-21.10.2006 – Nobel Biocare World Tour – Dresden – Germany
  • 24.11.-25.11.2006 – Nobel Guide course for dentists – Westerburg – Germany
  • 01/17/2007 – Use of laser techniques in dentistry
  • 11/31/2007 – Teamwork in implantology – Bayreuth – Germany
  • January 27, 2008 – From bone spreading to implant placement with 3D bone augmentation and piezzosurgery – Witten – Germany
  • 26.09.-30.09.2008 – Workshop on working with bones “Bone Management Training Course Part I-IV” – Chiemsee Academy – Germany
  • September 27, 2008 – Bone Management – ​​KZV Bavaria
  • 05/10/2009 – 3D reconstruction of hard and soft tissue with live demonstration of animal preparations
  • 01/25/2010 – Regenerative Periodontal Surgery “Regenerative Periodontal Surgery” – Zell am See – Austria
  • 01/26/2010 – Implantology in the front area “Advanced Anterior Implant Surgery” – Zell am See – Austria
  • 01/27/2010 – Sinus operation “Sinus Floor Elevation” – Zell am See – Austria
  • 01/28/2010 – Microsurgery in oral surgery and periodontology “Microsurgical Training” – Zell am See – Austria
  • 01/29/2010 – Surgery with ultrasonic instruments “Piezzosurgery in Oral surgery” – Zell am See – Austria
  • 29.04.-30.04.2010 – Augmentation techniques: Augmentation procedures part I “Bone grafting and soft tissue management” Olsberg – Germany
  • 27.05.-29.05.2010 – Augmentation techniques: Augmentation procedures part V “Advanced training program on bone grafting and soft tissue management with hands on training on human cadavers” – Olsberg – Germany
  • 16.06.-18.06.2010 – Augmentation techniques: Augmentation procedures part IV “Implantation, Bone Augmentation, Soft Tissue, Management and Prosthodontic Restoration in the daily office: System FRIALIT 2 and XIVE” Olsberg – Germany
  • 02.11.-04.11.2010 – implantation and augmentative processes (post graduate Master program) Münster – Germany
  • 01/24/2011 – “Implant Superstructures” – Zell am See – Austria
  • 01/25/2011 – “Computer-navigated implant placement” – Zell am See – Austria
  • 01/25/2010 – Sinus surgery “Sinus Floor Elevation” – Zell am See – Austria
  • January 26, 2010 – “Advanced Anterior Implant Surgery” – Zell am See – Austria
  • 01/27/2010 – “Innovative Approaches in Plastic Periodontal Surgery” – Zell am See – Austria
  • 01/28/2010 – “Socket Preservation” – Zell am See – Austria

 

Dr. Darko Slovša-edukacije

Do you have a question or concern about treatments or prices?

Listen to our chief oral surgeon and owner of the Smile polyclinic and contact us by video, audio or text message.

Do you have a question or concern about treatments or prices?

Listen to our chief oral surgeon and owner of the Smile polyclinic and contact us by video, audio or text message.

Dr. Darko Slovša-predavanja na kongresima

As a lecturer at the following congresses:

  • 10.06.-13.06.2009 Vis: Komiža – International Congress – subject: implantology and complications
  • 22.10.-24.10.2009 Zadar: International Congress of the Croatian Association of Dental Implantology – Topic: Complications in implantology and ways of prevention
  • 21.05.-22.05.2010 Opatija: International Congress “Perioimplant 2” – Theme I: Implantology in the mandible (implantology in the interforaminal area)
  • 21.05.-22.05.2010 Opatija: International Congress “Perioimplant 2” – Theme II: Implantology in the front area (aesthetic zone)
  • 10.06.-12.06.2010 Hvar: International Dental Congress Croatia – Topic: Complicated cases in implantology, possible complications and their prevention
  • 10.06.-12.06.2010 Hvar: International Dental Congress Croatia – Workshop: Sinus lift and palatal transplants
  • 07.05.2011 Opatija: Days of Kvarner 2011 (Croatian Chamber of Dentistry) – Topic: Current techniques of sinus floor elevation and prevention of possible complications
  • 06.10.-08.10.2011 Opatija: International Congress of the Croatian Association of Dental Implantology – Topic: New techniques of sinus opening
  • 09.11.-10.11.2011 Zagreb: 1 ICX International Congress – Topic: News about sinus surgery
  • 15.05.15 Ljubljana: Congress – Topic: Peri-implantitis
  • 2017: Megagen – Topic: Sinus complications and their prevention

 

Free examination in 3 steps

1

Make an appointment for a free examination

We examine your teeth and oral health, take a panoramic picture and conduct a consultation with a specialist. You will then receive an offer with a guaranteed price for possible work.

2

Visit us

Our clinic is located in the heart of Opatija with parking nearby. For patients who have to travel a long way, we offer accommodation and leisure activities.

3

Decide on therapy in the clinic you trust

Once you experience our patient-friendly approach, staff competency and transparency, you will know that you have come to the right place for all your dental needs.

Free examination in 3 steps

1

Make an appointment for a free examination

We examine your teeth and oral health, take a panoramic picture and conduct a consultation with a specialist. You will then receive an offer with a guaranteed price for possible work.

2

Visit us

Our clinic is located in the heart of Opatija with parking nearby. For patients who have to travel a long way, we offer accommodation and leisure activities.

3

Decide on therapy in the clinic you trust

Once you experience our patient-friendly approach, staff competency and transparency, you will know that you have come to the right place for all your dental needs.

Participant in the following congresses and symposia:

  • 31.10.-01.11.2003 Cologne – Germany – 5 German ITI Congress
  • 19.10.-21.10.2006 Dresden – Germany – Nobel Biocare World Tour
  • 08.06.-09.06.2007 Vis – Croatia – international congress
  • 25.01.-27.01.2008 Witten-Herdecke – Germany – 2nd German Bone Management Symposium
  • 05.06.-07.06.2008 Vis – Croatia – international congress
  • 07.11.-08.11.2008 Zagreb – Croatia – 3rd International Quintessence Congress
  • 25.04.2009 Opatija – Days of Kvarner
  • 08.05.-09.05.2009 Bonn – Germany- 10th expert symposium of the DGZI (German Board of Oral Implantology)
  • 09.05.2009 Witten – Germany – 3rd Germany Bone Management Symposium
  • 10.06.-13.06.2009 Vis – Komiža – Croatia – international congress
  • 22.10.-24.10.2009 Zadar – International Congress of the Croatian Association of Dental Implantology
  • 25.01.-29.01.2010 Zell am See – Austria – International Congress – “State of the Art in Surgical Periodontology, Implantology and Endodontology”
  • 02/13/2010 Begovo Razdolje – Croatia
  • 26.02.-27.02.2010 Witten-Herdecke – Germany – 4th German Bone Management Symposium
  • 24.04.2010 Opatija – Croatia – Days of Kvarner 2010
  • 21.05.-22.05.10 Opatija – Croatia – international congress – Perioimplant 2nd
  • 10.06.-12.06.2010 Hvar – Croatia – International Dental Congress Croatia
  • 24.01.-28.01.2011 Zell am See – Austria – International Congress – “State of the Art – Surgical & Prosthetic Solutions in Implant Dentistry”
  • 15.10.2011 – Münster – Germany – 7th IMC Autumn – Symposium “Tooth versus Implant”

 

Dr. Darko Slovša-kongresi, simpoziji
Online konzultacije dr. Darko Slovša

ONLINE consultation

If you are unable to visit us in Opatija and you would like an individual conversation with Dr. Slovša, please book an appointment for an online consultation. You will receive concrete information and answers to all questions and concerns.

Online konzultacije dr. Darko Slovša

ONLINE consultation

If you are unable to visit us in Opatija and you would like an individual conversation with Dr. Slovša, please book an appointment for an online consultation. You will receive concrete information and answers to all questions and concerns.

Smile Dental Polyclinic
all dental services from one source and in one place

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We are a specialized dental clinic for the most demanding interventions in surgical implantology, functional-aesthetic overall care and prosthetic therapy.

In our nine dental practices, we cover seven areas of dentistry and have a solution for all your needs.

Thanks to our own digital laboratory, we minimize the waiting time for prosthetic and implantological work and make it easier for you to achieve the perfect smile.

Smile Dental Polyclinic
all dental services from one source and in one place

Stomatološka poliklinika Smile sve dentalne usluge na jednom mjestu
Play Video about Stomatološka poliklinika Smile sve dentalne usluge na jednom mjestu

We are a specialized dental clinic for the most demanding interventions in surgical implantology, functional-aesthetic overall care and prosthetic therapy.

In our nine dental practices, we cover seven areas of dentistry and have a solution for all your needs.

Thanks to our own digital laboratory, we minimize the waiting time for prosthetic and implantological work and make it easier for you to achieve the perfect smile.

We have the right solutions for all your dental problems.

If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment for a free initial examination and consultation with our specialist, let us know. We are looking forward to you!

We have the right solutions for all your dental problems.

If you have any questions or would like to make an appointment for a free initial examination and consultation with our specialist, let us know. We are looking forward to you!