Dr. Dietmar Weng graduated from the University of Marburg, Germany, in 1993, and spent the subsequent 3 years as Assistant Professor at the University of Freiburg, Germany, Department of Prosthodontics. From 1996 to 1998 he worked as Visiting Assistant Professor at the University of Texas at Houston , USA , Department of Endodontics and Periodontics, and did extensive research on dental implants and regenerative materials. From 1999 to 2004 he was Associate Professor at the University of Würzburg, Germany, Department of Prosthodontics. Apart from conventional fixed prosthodontics and esthetic rehabilitations, his main focus lies on surgical and prosthetic aspects of prosthetically driven implantology and soft tissue management upon which he has lectured and published nationally and internationally. Dr.Weng is a member of several scientific societies and serves on the editorial board of the Quintessence journal “Implantologie”. Since2004 he has practiced in aprivate office in Starnberg, Germany, specializing in implant dentistry and periodontics.