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Kern, Matthias / Wolfart, Stefan / Heydecke, Guido / Witkowski, Siegbert / Türp, Jens Christoph / Strub, Jörg R.

Curriculum Prothetik

Expected publication: 03/2022
Series: Curriculum
5th revised and expanded Edition 2022
3 Bände jeweils im Softcover, 17 x 24 cm, 1300 pages, 1000 illus
Language: German
Category: Prosthodontics

Stock No.: 22760
ISBN 978-3-86867-572-6
QP Deutschland

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Since its first publication in 1994, Curriculum Prosthodontics has become the standard textbook at numerous German universities. The outstandingly readable and fully illustrated comprehensive presentation of the subject enjoys great popularity among students, dentists, and dental technicians alike. From A for anamnesis to Z for zirconium oxide, 49 chapters present a synoptic treatment concept that includes all areas of modern dental prosthodontics. In addition to the classic areas of fixed,
removable, and combined prosthetics – taking into account esthetics and dental materials science – preprosthetic periodontology, myoarthropathies of the masticatory system, orthodontic pretreatment, and aftercare are described in detail. Through the incorporation of special topics such as the historical development of dental prosthodontics, color determination, dental implantology, mouthguards in sports, the psychologic aspects of tooth loss, and prosthetic rehabilitation as well as patient satisfaction and oral health-related quality of life, the reader is given a comprehensive picture of the subject.


Prof. Dr. Matthias Kern

Germany, Kiel

1985—Graduated from dental school in Freiburg, Germany.
1987—Dr. med. dent. thesis.
1985-1991/1994-1997—Department of Prosthodontics, University of Freiburg.
1991-1993—Visiting Research Associate Professor, University of Maryland at Baltimore, USA, (Grant of the German Society of Research).
1995—Dr. med. dent. habil. thesis.
1997 to date—Professor and Chairman of the Department of Prosthodontics, Propaedeutics and Dental Materials, Christian-Albrechts University at Kiel, Germany.
2004 to date—President of the Schleswig-Holsteinische Society of Dentistry (SHGZMK).
2008-2012—Vice-President of the German Society for Prosthetic Dentistry and Biomaterials (DGPro).
2012-2016—President of the DGPro.
December 2011—Recipient of the Schweitzer Research Award of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics (GNYAP).
Scientific interests: Adhesive prosthodontics, all-ceramic restorations, dental implantology, and dental materials.


Prof. Dr. Stefan Wolfart

Germany, Aachen

Professor Dr. Stefan Wolfart studied dentistry at Philipps University, Marburg between 1990 and 1995 subsequently receiving his doctorate in that field in 1998. Following a one-year professional activity in a dental practice he worked as research assistant at the Department of Prosthodontics, Propaedeutics and Dental Materials of the Kiel campus of the University Hospital, Schleswig-Holstein. In 2001 he was asigned as assistant medical director and became a specialist in Prosthodontics. He received his habilitation in 2006. Since October 2008, Wolfart has been professor and director of the Department of Prosthodontics and Materials Science at Aachen University Hospital. The focus of his activities is on oral implantology, dental esthetics, the clinical performance of new all-ceramic materials and the concomitant quality-of-life improvements.


ZTM Siegbert Witkowski

Germany, Freiburg

Since 1988, Mr. Siegbert Witkowskihas been working as Chief Dental Technician in the Department of Prosthodontics, University Hospital of Freiburg, School of Dentistry (Chair: Prof. Dr. B. Spies; Chair until 2016: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. J.R. Strub). He earned his diploma in Dental Technology from an apprenticeship program in Hannover, Germany. He did postgraduate studies and gained work experience at the following institutions: University of London, Royal Dental Hospital (1983-1984); University of Zürich, School of Dentistry (1984-1986); University of Southern California, School of Dentistry (1986-1988). Mr. Witkowski was certified as a Dental Technician (CDT) by the National Board of Certification of Dental Laboratory Technology (USA) in 1986. In 1991, he earned the diploma of the German Master Dental Technician from the master school in Freiburg, Germany.

Mr. Witkowski was co-editor and -founder of the German journal „Implantologie” [Implantology] (1993-2000). For the monthly journal „Quintessenz der Zahntechnik” [Quintessence Dental Technology] also by Quintessence Publishing (Berlin, Germany) he was serving as editorial board member (1997-2000), vice editor-in-chief (2004-2006) before being appointed as editor-in-chief (2007). In 2001 he was editorial chairman of the „Internationale Zahntechnik Magazin” [International Dental Technology Magazine] published by Flohr Publ. (Rottweil, Germany). He co-authored several book chapters, a textbook for dental students “Curriculum Prothetik” (1. ed. 1994 - 5. ed. 2021), a book on implant prosthodontics „Enossale orale Implantologie aus prosthetischer Sicht“ [Endosseous implantology from the prosthodontic point of view], published in 1996 by Quintessence Publishing and numerous journal articles. In recent past, he co-authored a book on dental CAD/CAM technology together with Prof. Dr. W. Att (Tufts University, Bosten, USA) and Prof. Dr. J.R. Strub (Emeritus, Freiburg) titled “Digital Workflow in Reconstructive Dentistry” published by Quintessence Publishing (2019).

Mr. Witkowski is a member of several national and international professional organizations.


Prof. Dr. med. dent. Jens Christoph Türp MSc, M.A.

Switzerland, Basel

Jens Christoph Türp, DDS, Dr Med Dent, MSc, MA, is a professor in the Department of Oral Health and Medicine, Division of Temporomandibular Disorders and Orofacial Pain, University of Basel Center for Dental Medicine, Basel, Switzerland.