Sascha A. Jovanovic was formally trained in periodontics at UCLA School of Den-tistry, in Implant Dentistry at Loma Linda University and in Prosthodontics at Univer-sity of Aachen, Germany and holds a Master of Sciences degree in Oral Biology from UCLA.
He restricts his clinical work to dental implant therapy and bone & soft tissue reconstruction, is Course Director at UCLA Continuing Education, is Professor (Hon.) at Univ. of British Columbia, Division of Periodontics and Implants, Vancouver, is Assoc. Prof. (Hon.) at the University of Hong Kong, Department of Oral Surgery and is Founder and Academic Chairman of the gIDE Institute.
He is the past-president of the European Association for Osseointegration (EAO) and a past-Board member of the Osseointegration Foundation (OF). He was the program chair of the EAO 2000 annual scientific congress, recipient of the young investigator fellowship of the American Academy of Periodontology, of the Implantology award of the California Society of Periodontists and of the German Implant Society Research award. He is an honorary member of the South African Society of Periodontology.
Dr. Jovanovic’s clinical research emphazises esthetic management in dental implant therapy and bone and soft tissue reconstruction techniques. His applied research focu-ses on bone regeneration with different bone graft materials, rhBMP-2 and barrier membranes as well as the biology of soft tissues around teeth and implants.
He lectures extensively worldwide and has published over 60 articles and book chap-ters, and one textbook titled Color Atlas of Implantology (Thieme Publ.). He is the Editor-in-Chief of the monthly publication ‘Implant Tribune’, is on several editorial boards for scientific journals and has published a DVD-education series ‘Advanced Implant Therapy’.