Dr. Rino Burkhardt runs a private clinic in Zurich, Switzerland, limited to Periodontology and Implantology. Additionally, he holds an associate professorship at the University of Zurich and honorary professorship at the University of Hong Kong. In the early 90ies, he was one of the first clinicians who introduced microsurgical techniques in periodontics. Today, he is a leading expert in this field with a clinical experience of more than two decades. Beyond his clinical activities, he actively participates in clinical research related to wound healing, periodontal regeneration and skills evaluation. He has authored several refereed articles and book chapters about the aforementioned topics. Currently, he is the president of the Swiss Society of Oral Implantology, the vice president of the Clinical Research Foundation for the Promotion of Oral Health and Board Member of the Research Group of Oral Soft Tissue Biology and Wound Healing.
Dr. Otto Zuhr studied dentistry at the University of Aachen from 1986 until 1992. In 1992 he received his DMD from the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Aachen.
Several educational programs led him to Switzerland, Scandinavia and USA during the following years. From 1999-2008 he worked together with Drs. Bolz, Wachtel and Hürzeler in the Institute of Periodontology and Implantology (IPI) in Munich.
In 2001 he received his Specialist in Periodontology of the German Society of Periodontology (DGP). Since 2009 he is in professional partnership with Marc Hürzeler. Presently he's holding an assistant professorship position in the department of periodontology at the University of Frankfurt (Director: Prof. Peter Eickholz).
Otto Zuhr has written several articles in the field of periodontology and aesthetic dentistry and is lecturing nationally and internationally.
Since 2007 he is board member of the German Society of Periodontology (DGP). His book "Plastic Esthetic Periodontal and Implant Surgery" was published by Quintessence in 2011.
- 1985-1990: Dental school with examination in Regensburg, Bavaria
- Januar1991-Juni1991: Resident in private office, Cham
- Juli1991-März1994: Resident at the Department of Prosthodontic at the University of Munich; Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. W. Gernet
- April1994-September1997: Resident at the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; Prof. Dr. Dr. G.W. Paulus, Munich
- Juni1997: Specialist for oral surgery
- Oktober1997-Juli1998: Senior physician at the Department of Prosthodontic at the University of Munich; Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. W. Gernet
- August1998-Dezember1998: Resident at Penninsula Periodontal Associates in San Mateo, Californien; Bob Lamb D.D.S, M.S.D.
- Januar1999-Juli2000: Private office with Dr. Ulrich Zimmermann in Regensburg, Bavaria.
- since Oktober 2000: Private office for oral surgery in Cham, Bavaria
- 2001: Specialist for Implantology (BdiZ)
- 2002: Specialist for Periodontology (EDA)
- since 2005: accredited speaker for DGI and APW
- since 2010: Co-worker at the Department of Prosthodontic at the University of Munich; Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. W. Gernet, Prof. Dr. Daniel Edelhoff
- 2013:Habilitation and receipt venia legend at the University of Munich
Graduated in dentistry. Specialized in Orthodontics. Active Member of the Italian Society of Periodontology (SIdP) and vice president (2016-17) and of the European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED), Full member of the British Academy of Aesthetic Dentistry (BAAD), ITI Fellow.
Winner of a few Awards for research focused on Periodontology and Implantology, among them:
International Quintessence Publishing Award (Boston 2000 - 2004), Goldman (SIdP 1996 -2010),
Clinical Research Award EAO (Glasgow 2010), Earl Robinson Periodontal Regeneration Award
(AAP Los Angeles 2012), Align Research Award (California 2013).
Associate Professor in Periodontology, Dep. of Biomedical, Surgical and Dental Sciences, University of Milan, Milan, Italy. Foundation IRCCS Ca’ Granda Polyclinic Milan, Italy. Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor and Faculty University of Michigan MI, USA.
Prof. Giovanni Zucchelli, DDS, PHD graduated in 1988 from the University of Bologna, Italy with a degree in dentistry. From the same University he was awarded PhD in Medical Biotechnology in 1999.
He is Professor of Periodontology and Implantology at the University of Bologna, Italy since 2000. Prof. Giovanni Zucchelli received many awards for clinical research in periodontology in Europe and the United States. In 2006 and 2008 was the winner of The AAP Foundation-E Bud Tarrson Reasearch Award in Oral Plastic Surgery.
He is an active member of EAED (European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry), SIdP (Italian Society of Periodontology) and SIO (Italian Society of Osteointegration) and also member of the European Federation of Periodontology.
He is an associate Editor of the International Journal of Esthetic Dentistry and Member of the editorial board the International Journal of Periodontics and Restorative Dentistry together with peer reviewer in numerous periodontal and implant Journals. Innovator of several soft tissue plastic surgical techniques, Prof Giovanni Zucchelli is also author of more than 100 publications in Pubmed.
He was speaker at major international conferences on periodontology and has taught theoretical and practical (with live surgery) courses in numerous countries.
Prof Zucchelli is the author of the book title, ‘Mucogingival Esthetic Surgery’ best seller from Quintessence Publishing which is published in 10 different languages and co-author of two illustrated textbooks on periodontal plastic surgery (Ed. Martina) and of the chapter “Mucogingival Therapy-Periodontal Plastic Surgery” in Clinical Periodontology and Implant Dentistry (Lindhe J, Lang NP, Karring T [eds], Wiley-Blackwell.
Dr. Goumenos graduated from the School of Pharmacy (University of Athens, Greece) in 1982 and the School of Dentistry in 1988. He graduated from the Dpt. of Periodontology of Tufts University, School of Dental Medicine, Boston, where he obtained his Certificate in Periodontology in 1990 and his Master of Science Degree in 1991 from the Graduate School of the same University. He received a Doctorate Degree in 1998 from the Dpt. of Periodontology, of the University of Athens, Greece.
Dr. Goumenos was announced Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology in 1996.
He was appointed Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor at the Dpt. of Periodontology, Tufts University, Boston, and since 1991 he has been a clinical instructor at the Dpt. of Periodontology of the University of Athens, Greece.
He has published several articles to date and he is lecturing both nationwide and internationally; he is a faculty member of gIDE and a member of AAP, EFP, AAO and EAO.
His main interest is in the biology of oral tissues and their management in periodontal and implant reconstructive plastic surgery.
Dr. George Goumenos has been in private practice since 1992, devoted exclusively to Periodontics and Dental implants in Athens, Greece.
Dr. Euwe obtained his degree in 1982 at the University of Utrecht (Holland).
His professional career started in Monte Carlo in a general practice, and following this he moved to Italy. Since 1986 his main interests in the dental field have been periodontics and oral implantology, and he has been practicing surgery in his own private office and the offices of various colleagues in Northern Italy.
Following numerous post-graduate courses, Dr. Euwe studied under Dr. Sascha Jovanovic at UCLA from 1992 to 1996. Soon after this he began to lecture extensively in Italy and abroad on advanced implantology. He is fluent in English, Italian, German, and Dutch, and speaks a little French.
Dr. Euwe is a member of the UCLA European Study Club, and in January of 1997, this group presented him an award for the "Best Clinical-Scientific Presentation."
Dr. Euwe is the co-author of several scientific publications. He and his prosthodontist and lab technician won first and second prize in two categories in the international competition of the "Parallelometro d oro 1999" (Dental Labor Journal).
He was involved in the Department of Periodontics of the University of Milan at the San Paolo Hospital where he did clinical research on resorption of newly formed bone. He worked at the Department of Periodontology with Prof. Massimo Simion at Milan University. Active member of European Academy of Esthetic Dentistry (EAED). Faculty member of Global Institute for Dental Education (gIDE)