Dr. Christian Stappert is a Professor at the Albert-Ludwigs University of Freiburg, Germany and Executive Medical Director (CMO, CTO) of the Swiss Smile Dental Group, CH. Most recently, he taught as Professor and Director of Periodontal Prosthodontics and Implant Dentistry at the University of Maryland School of Dentistry, served several years as Director of Aesthetics and Periodontal Prosthodontics at the Department of Periodontology & Implant Dentistry associated with the Department of Biomaterials & Biomimetics at New York University College of Dentistry.
Prof. Stappert is cross-trained in Prosthodontics and Periodontics as well as Implant Surgery and graduated ‘Master of Science – Biomaterials and Biomimetics at New York University. His research interests involve the reliability of dental materials and clinical restorations, as well as tissue management and the perio-implant interface.
Dr. Stappert has published over 90 scientific papers, book chapters and peer reviewed publications. He is an editorial board member and reviewer of numerous scientific dental journals, and an active member inter alia at the AO, AAED as well as GNYAP, and past president of the IADR Prosthodontics Research Group.