About the Speaker
Board Member, Swiss Society for Reconstructive Dentistry
Board Member, IADR Continental European Division
Chairman, Swiss Committee for Specialization in Reconstructive Dentistry
President, Dental Campus Association
Past President, Osteology Foundation
Past President, European Association for Osseointegration
Christoph H.F. Hämmerle, Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c.
Christoph Hammerle is the Professor Emeritus and former Chair of the Clinic of Reconstructive Dentistry of the University of Zurich, Switzerland. He is certified in prosthodontics and periodontics and holds a specialist degree in implant dentistry of the Swiss Society of Odontology. His main interests encompass the biological and technological aspects of fixed prosthodontics on teeth and implants, including hard and soft tissue augmentation, imaging techniques, digital dentistry, and clinical applications and processing aspects of ceramics, composites and hybrid materials. He received an Honorary Doctorate from the University of Athens, Greece, as well as honorary memberships from the European Association for Osseointegration, the Osteology Foundation and the Swiss Society for Reconstructive Dentistry. He is a recipient of the Jerome M. and Dorothy Schweitzer Research Award of the Greater New York Academy of Prosthodontics. He has published more than 350 articles (Scopus H-factor 84) and has extensively lectured internationally. He has served on the organizing committees of the Swiss Society of Periodontology, EAO Annual Congresses, EAO Consensus Conferences, Workshops of the European Federation of Periodontology and the Osteology Foundation.