Prof. Dr. med. dent. Martin Schimmel, MAS Oral Biol
Swiss Federal Specialist for Reconstructive Dentistry SSO
Martin Schimmel is chairman of the Department of Reconstructive Dentistry and Gerodontology/ School of Dental Medicine of the University of Bern, Switzerland (ZMK Bern) and also serves as vice execute director of the ZMK Bern. He obtained his undergraduate dental degree and Dr. med. dent. from the University of Mainz in Germany. The University of Geneva (Switzerland) awarded his postgraduate degrees Privat-Docent and MAS Oral Biol. Martin graduated as Swiss federal specialist for reconstructive dentistry SSO and founded Orophys LLC as a spin-off from the University of Bern. Martin received several academic awards including the IADR Unilever Hatton award for clinical research, senior category. Martin serves as a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, as well as Clinical Oral Implants research and is associate editor for Gerodontology. He is past president of the IADR Geriatric Oral Research Group (IADR GORG), past president and treasurer of the European College of Gerodontology (ECG), council member of the Gerodontology Association (GA) and president of the Swiss Society of Gerodontology and Special Care Dentistry (SSGS). His professional career comprises wide clinical experience in private practice, university settings and geriatric hospitals. His academic interests include CAD/CAM in prosthodontics, oral function, gerodontology and implantology.