Tord Berglundh is professor and chair at the Department of Periodontology at the Institute of Odontology, Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Prof Berglundh graduated (DDS) in 1978 in Gothenburg and received his degree in odontology and his certificate as specialist in periodontics in 1992. He received his PhD in 1993. He was appointed associate professor in 1994 and then full professor in periodontology in 2002 at the University of Gothenburg, where he has served since 1981. Prof Berglundh is co-editor of the textbook Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry and associate editor of the journals Clinical Oral Implants Research and the EFP’s Journal of Clinical Periodontology. He is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Dental Research and serves as a referee on several other journals. He has received numerous scientific awards and produced about 230 scientific publications within the field of dental implants, periodontal and peri-implant diseases, immunology, genetics, tissue integration, and regeneration.
Bernd Stadlinger studied medicine and dentistry at the universities of Erlangen, Vienna, and Dresden from 1996 to 2006. He trained as a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery at the University Hospital Dresden and habilitated in 2011 with the topic “Functional biomaterials to influence maxillofacial bone healing.” In July 2011, he became senior physician in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery – Clinic for Oral Surgery at the University of Zurich. After his rehabilitation at the University of Zurich, he became a specialist in oral surgery in 2013, and has been Head Physician and Head of Dento-Maxillofacial Radiology since December 2015. Bernd Stadlinger is a board member of the Swiss Society for Oral Surgery and Stomatology (SSOS) and the Swiss Association for Maxillofacial Surgery and Oral Diseases (SAKM). The focus of his scientific work is the interaction between biomaterials and bone, in particular the coating of implants with different organic components to accelerate peri-implant bone healing. His other area of interest is imaging techniques and the implementation of digital treatment methods. In the field of teaching, he is the author of various computer-animated science films and is actively involved in the integration of modern media into university teaching, for which he has received numerous science and teaching awards.
Prof Dr med dent Hendrik Terheyden is head physician at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Helios Hospital in Kassel, Germany. Hendrik Terheyden studied dentistry from 1983 to 1989 at the University of Kiel. In 1989, he was a staff physician for the Navy in Flensburg. From 1989-1992 he studied human medicine at the University of Kiel. In 1993 he became a specialist in oral surgery and in 1997 a specialist in oral and maxillofacial surgery with the additional title of plastic surgery (1999). In 1999 he completed his PhD (Habilitation) at the University of Kiel. He received the Wassmund Prize of the German Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (DGMKG). In 2004, he became an adjunct professor at Kiel University. From 2009 to 2012, he was president of the German Society for Implantology, and from 2017 to 2019, he was Chairman of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Working Group of the German Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (DGZMK). Since 2006, Prof Terheyden has been section editor of the International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, and since 2012 he has been editor in chief of the International Journal of Implant Dentistry. Since 2021, he has served on the board of the Working Group of Senior Hospitalists of the German Society for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.