Professor Stefan Renvert received his D.D.S. degree from the University of Lund, Sweden, in 1975. In 1979 he spent one year as visiting professor at Loma Linda University in California, USA. He then completed graduate training in Periodontology at the Dental School in Malmö University of Lund, Sweden with a certificate in Periodontology 1981 and the Odont.Dr. 1984. In 1999 he became Professor of Oral Health Sciences and Research Director at Kristianstad University, Sweden. Professor Renvert also holds a position as visiting professor at Dublin Dental Hospital, Trinity College, Ireland, and at the Blekinge Institute of Technology, Karlskrona, Sweden.
Professor Renvert is past chairman of the Swedish Society of Periodontology and past chairman of the EFP. He was Scientific Chairman for Europerio 5 in Madrid 2005 and Chairman of the Europerio 6 meeting in Stockholm 2009. Professor Renvert held the position as General Secretary of the EFP for six years, stepping down of this position in April 2016. He was also Scientific Chairman of the EFP Perio Master Clinic 2017 on peri-implantitis, a great success attended by many specialists from all over the world.
Professor Renvert has published over 200 papers in international and national journals. At present, his research focuses on diagnosis and treatment of peri-implantitis, risk assessments and the association of periodontal disease to cardiovascular disease. Professor Renvert together with Dr. Jean Louis Giovannoli has published a book on Peri-implantitis and is often invited as a speaker on the subject in large international meetings.